5 Days Tsavo East, Tsavo West and Amboseli

lugards falls tsavo east
Daily Tour 5 Days 4 nights: Mombasa to Nairobi Availability: 2019-11-20
Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo, Kenya Tsavo West National Park, Tsavo East National Park, Nairobi, Amboseli Tour Guide: Zebra

This is a five day safari departing from Mombasa and ending in Nairobi. On this safari you will spend two nights in Tsavo East, a night in Tsavo West and a night in Amboseli. You have great opportunities to see the “Big five” and hundred of other mammals and birds plus magnificent landscapes.

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Please be ready 15 minutes before pick up time.

  • Transport in a 4×4 Safari Jeep
  • Park conservation fees.
  • Safari as per the itinerary
  • Full board accommodation at the selected lodge/Camp
  • Services of an English speaking driver/ Guide
  • Bottled drinking water during game drives
  • Lunch on the last day of the safari
  • Emergency medical air evacuation cover.
  • All government taxes and levies.

  • Drinks and cigarettes
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Cultural village visits and Night game drives
  • Personal Effects.
  • Laundry

What to Expect

The slightly larger Tsavo East is generally flat, with dry plains across which the Galana River flows. Other features include the Yatta Plateau and Lugard Falls.

Tsavo East is the largest protected area in Kenya, a land of unparalleled biodiversity and naturally home to Africa’s “Big Five” – black rhino, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, and of course, lion.

But on your game drives here you can also come upon eland, gerenuk, impala and Masai giraffe. And the birds! Over 500 species like the black kite, lovebird and sacred ibis await your discovery.

Here, too, the land calls out to be explored. You can traverse the Yatta Plateau, at 300 kilometers, the world’s longest lava flow.

And it’s not all rugged plains that meet the eye – the Galana River flowing through the park creates a lush line of greenery cutting across the dusty Savannah. You’ll find pods of hippos, crocodile and waterbuck adding to the diversity in this unpredictable reserve.

From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs  to the Shetani  lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.

Amboseli National Park is undisputedly one of the most scenic national parks in Kenya. It is not only home to the Big Five, but also a rich playfield of diverse wildlife and vegetation ranging from antelopes, monkeys, hyenas, giraffes, crocodiles, peacocks and ostriches. Its vast landscape offers scenic hills and swamps in the stretch of 8, 000 square kilometers of land cover.

  • Huge herds of Elephants covered in red dust from wallowing and dust bathing
  • Mudanda Rock – this rock towers above a natural dam which draws many Elephants to slake their thirst every day.
  • Lugards Falls – these falls occur on the Galana River, passing over some interestingly shaped rocks.
  • Mzima Springs
  • The Rhino Sanctuary
  • The towering Mt. Kilimanjaro

Day 1: Mombasa-Tsavo East
Pick up at 6.30 a.m. from your Coastal Hotel and drive for 2 hours 30 minutes to Tsavo East. Start your morning game drive at 0900 Hrs through this vast plains.
Have a chance to spot herds of Red Elephants, Lions, Giraffes, Zebras, Gazelles, Buffaloes, Waterbucks, Impalas and different bird species. Your Game drive will continue until 1230 Hrs when you will Check in as well as have lunch at the Satao Camp or lodge of your choice. Afternoon game viewing will start at 4.00pm to 6.00pm. Dinner and overnight at the Ashnil Aruba Lodge. Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch and dinner}

Day 2: Full day Tsavo East
Explore this vast park of Tsavo with visits to the Mudanda rock, the Lugard’s falls. You will have packed lunch at either the Mudanda rock or at the Lugard’s falls. There will be walking involved on both of these locations. Dinner and overnight at the Ashnil Aruba LodgeMeal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch and dinner}

Day 3:Tsavo East to Tsavo West
Early morning game drive starts at 0600 Hrs before returning to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, drive to Tsavo West National Park. Game viewing en route to the rhino valley camp . Check in at the  Kilaguni Serena as well as have your Lunch. After lunch, relax for two Hrs and then have a game drive at 4.00pm with a visit to the Rhino Sanctuary. At 1800Hrs, return to the  Kilaguni Serena for dinner and overnight. Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch and dinner}

Day 4: Tsavo West to Amboseli
After an early morning breakfast, visit the Mzima springs and spot the hippos, crocodiles and fresh water fish among other aquatic animals species. Proceed to Amboseli National Park . Arrive in Amboseli National Park and check in at Amboseli Serena. After lunch, relax until 16:00hrs, time for the afternoon game viewing that lasts until 18:00hrs.Learn the Maasai People culture by visiting them at their Village (The Manyattas). Dinner and overnight at the Amboseli Serena. Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch and dinner}

Day 5: Amboseli-Nairobi
Have a half day of game viewing at Amboseli until 11.30 a.m when you return to the Oltukai Lodge for lunch. After lunch, visit an authentic Maasai village out of the normal tourist areas. Leave Amboseli after lunch and drive to Nairobi arriving at around 5.00 p.m. Drop off at your City hotel or Jomo Kenyatta international airport

Tour departs with a minimum two pax. Itinerary may change slightly based on where you will be staying. Prices are for high season only(1st July to -31st October 2019/2020) Contact Us for off season special prices.


Price in US $

Single room Supplement

Satao CampSeverin safari Camp and Oltukai Lodge 1595.00 296.00
Ashnil Aruba LodgeKilaguni Serena and Amboseli Serena 1415.00 160.00
Ndololo Camp, Rhino Valley Camp and Kibo Safari Camp 1180.00 150.00
Satao CampSeverin safari Camp and Satao Elerai Camp 1,580.00 385.00
Voi Lodge ,Ngulia Safari Lodge and Amboseli Serena 1,230.00 160.00


This vast savanna National Park lies in low, semi-arid land at the eastern edge of the inland plateau, north of the main Mombasa-Nairobi road and railway. Tsavo National Park was originally established in 1948, but in 1949 it was separated into Tsavo West and Tsavo East for administrative purposes. Tsavo East National Park is located over four districts; Kitui, Taita Taveta, Tana River, and a small portion in Makueni. Tsavo East covers 11,741 Km2. Tsavo West National Park is wooded savanna stretching from the Athi River, north of the Mombasa-Nairobi road, south to the Tanzanian border. The north-eastern boundary along the Athi adjoins Tsavo East National Park. Tsavo West is located within Taita Taveta district, and borders with Makueni and Kajiado districts. It was gazetted as Kenya's second national park. It covers an area of about 9,065 square kilometers. Amboseli National Park is in southern Kenya. It’s known for its large elephant herds and views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro, across the border in Tanzania. Observation Hill offers panoramas of the peak and the park’s plains and swamps.

1 Review

  1. Tim and Ann Roberts
    9:39 am - 08/08/2019 / Reply

    Jambo guys.. thanks again for a fabulous time. Second trip with TANIUS and equally as good as the previous one.

    A huge thanks to Bedan who made our trip so enjoyable. His eagle eyes always on the lookout- with plenty of water about the animals were elusive but Bedan worked hard to please us. The elephants at the waterholes were amazing to watch. From eagles to wild dogs, chameleon to mongoose, leopard to tortoise as well as all the usual big game – fantastic photo opportunities.
    Asante Sana Bedan. We will be back !


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