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This safari tour takes you on game drives through the Tsavo East and West national parks for wildlife viewing. Experience the thrilling and colorful wilderness of Kenya on this exciting holiday, where you can get the chance to spot Africa's Big Five game and other amazing animals. What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get your cameras ready. You will surely have a fun ride, an exciting time, and a vacation to remember for a lifetime.
Airport transfer included: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
This is a relaxed lodge right by the bank of the Athi river that invites you to experience some of nature’s greatest wildlife spectacles and the most stunning African wilderness areas. The intimate size of its properties and the remote location, combined with personal service and exceptional guiding, are the foundations of a luxurious African safari for its guests.
Rather than just a hotel, Loyk Tsavo Camp is a destination in its own right, where guests leave with the experience of the most memorable adventures one can imagine. Combining architectural hints of traditional homesteads with interior concepts borrowed from the coast region, Loyk Tsavo Camp is a modern take on two established themes and the result is nothing short of incredible, with all its en-suite thatched tents set on sandy paths.
Nestled in the heart of elephant country, Manyatta Camp is located in the grasslands of Tsavo East National Park, Kenya, just eight kilometers off the main highway connecting the capital city of Nairobi to the coastal town of Mombasa. Manyatta Camp offers spectacular views of nearby volcanic outcrops such as the Kasigau, Sagalla, and Mwakingali hills.
Designed to blend unassumingly into the surrounding environment, its apartments boast of an uninterrupted view of the Tsavo plains that often attract big game and a rich variety of bird life. The property has been built and finished to a very high standard. Its uniqueness stems from its location that is perfect for those who are traveling to Mombasa and the coast region.
This exclusive, tended camp lies on the broad, thick forested banks of the Voi River in Tsavo East National Park. It is accessible throughout the year by all weather roads. It offers 20 luxurious and well-spaced tents, each of which is self-contained with a veranda and bedroom. The tents have either single, double, or triple beds to cater to different tastes.
All rooms are furnished in a classic blend of ancient and modern design, with fine, rich, and hand-carved African olive wood furniture and modern amenities. The camp boasts of a fully-equipped kitchen and a dining room where well-prepared and delicious cuisine is served. There is also a fully-stocked bar that serves a variety of drinks. Bush barbecues can also be served. The reception center offers a variety of African curios, books, and mementos.
This lodge is located in Tsavo West National Park, and has 52 rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities facing the vast wilderness. It is one of the lodges with a great view of Mount Kilimanjaro and is overlooking the famous Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, the largest rhino sanctuary in the world hence guaranteeing an encounter with the rare African animal.
Set against the backdrop of the rugged but scenic Ngulia hills, this lodge offers the most idyllic view of the pristine Tsavo West National Park, which teems with nature’s wildlife in a savanna setting. This can be viewed all year round at the camp's verandas, as animals frequently go to the water pond just a few meters below. The lodge has six self-catering bandas, six standard rooms, 10 luxury rock rooms, and a campsite constructed to meet the needs of the discerning traveler.
The camp has a modern gourmet restaurant with an elaborate menu specifically designed for those who love the outdoors. It also takes pride in its well-stocked tree bar, another extraordinary experience under wide, starry tropical skies and in the warmth of a campfire. The camp is lit by a very silent generator that comforms to stringent international wildlife and environmental requirements.
This lodge can accommodate up to 300 guests. All of its rooms have spacious en-suite bathrooms and are furnished in African decor that is replicated throughout the lodge. The luxury rooms consist of two four-poster beds and views of the savanna, which one can enjoy from the comfort of the balcony or terrace. The lodge is ideally placed for visitors wishing to combine a "bush and beach" safari holiday in Kenya.
Tsavo is made up of two separate parks - Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park. The A109 Road, also known as the Nairobi-Mombasa Road, and a railway divides them. Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya, spanning 13,747 square kilometers. It is located at the southeastern part of the country.
Tsavo East National Park is near the town of Voi in the Taita-Taveta District of the Coast Province. It is slightly larger than Tsavo West National Park and is generally flat, with dry plains across which the Galana River flows. Its other features include the Yatta Plateau and the Lugard Falls. You will have dinner and an overnight stay at either the Loyk Tsavo Camp, Manyatta Camp Tsavo, Ndololo Safari Camp, or Voi Wildlife Lodge.
For this day, you will have a packed lunch and a full day of game driving at Tsavo West National Park. It is also located in the Coast Province and covers an area of 9,065 square kilometers. The park was opened in April 1948. It is wetter and more mountainous than its eastern counterpart, with swamps, Lake Jipe, and the Mzima Springs.
Tsavo West National Park is known for its bird life and for its large mammals such as the hippopotamus, and the black rhinoceros, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, and Masai lion which are collectively known as the Big Five. There are also other smaller animals that can be spotted in the park such as the bush baby, hartebeest, lesser kudu, and Maasai giraffe. You will have dinner and an overnight stay at either the Ngulia Safari Lodge or Rhino Valley Lodge.
After breakfast, you will have a morning game drive with packed lunch provided. Afterwards, you will drive back to Nairobi and get dropped off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).
This is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya, spanning 13,747 square kilometers. It is located at the southeastern part of the country, near the town of Voi in the Taita-Taveta District of the Coast Province. It is slightly larger than its western counterpart and is generally flat, with dry plains across which the Galana River flows. Its other features include the Yatta Plateau and the Lugard Falls.
This park is located in the Coast Province of Kenya. The A109 Road, also known as the Nairobi-Mombasa Road, and a railway divides its eastern counterpart. From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs to the Shetani lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savanna ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation, and rocky ridges.
From the poacher's lookout, visitors can see the teeming herds of game in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and its attractions include large animals such as Africa's big five game. The park is a habitat to diverse plant and bird species, including the threatened corncrake and the nearly-threatened Basra reed warbler.
There are two dinners, one breakfast, and one lunch included in the price of this retreat. The lunches will be packed and brought with you to the game drives. The dinners will be served at the accommodating campsites or lodges. The breakfast will be served on the third day before heading back to Nairobi.
Please book your flight to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Travel For Change Africa will pick you up from the airport.