Five Days Big Five Safari
Day 1: Tsavo West
Pick up from the hotel at around 6.00 am driving along Mombasa- Nairobi highway for 100 kms and a stopover for coffee. Proceed for another 100 kms to Tsavo West, arrive at the gate and begin the game drive en route to Ngulia Bandas checking in at around 1.00 pm time for lunch. Relax till 4.00 pm time for the evening game drive to visit the rhino sanctuary where you have a chance to see the black rhinos. Tsavo West covers an area of 9,065 km2. Physical attractions include the Chyulu Hills, Ngulia Hills, Chaimu Larva, Shetani Larva and Mzima Springs. The landscape for Tsavo West is grassland savannah with Acacia forests. Animals in Tsavo West include elephants, buffalos, leopards, lions, rhinos, giraffes, zebras among others. Drive back to Ngulia Bandas at around 6.30 pm for dinner and overnight (Ngulia Bandas).
Day 2: Amboseli
Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast followed by a game drive en route to Mzima Springs where you have a chance to see hippos and crocodiles. The spring produces over one million litres of water per day. Drive to Chyulu Gate checking out of Tsavo West driving to Amboseli with a convoy. You will have a stopover at Shetani Larva for photos and proceed to Kimana Gate in Amboseli 80 kms from Tsavo West. Drive to Ol Tukai Lodge arriving in time for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. An evening game drives till 6.30 pm then back to the lodge for dinner and overnight (Ol Tukai lodge). Amboseli covers an area of 390 km2 with a physical attractions are grassland savannah, swamps and a view of Mt Kilimanjaro (The highest mountain in Africa, 5,895metres). It’s also a home to elephants, giraffes, cheetah, zebras, gnus, hyenas, buffalos among others. Amboseli is also a paradise to birds. Dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge.
Day 3: Tsavo East
Wake up at around 6.00 am for a for a full breakfast and a short game drive then depart to Tsavo East National Park driving a distance of 300 kms. Arriving at the gate, begin a game drive en route to the Voi Wildlife Lodge for check in and lunch. Relax until 4.00 pm and begin another game drive until 6.30 pm. Tsavo East is the largest park in Kenya which covers an area of 13,747 km2. Physical attractions include Tsavo River, Yatta Plateau which is 300 km2, Mdanda Rock, Lugard Falls, Voi seasonal River and Aruba dam, a water hole where animals come for water. You have also a chance to see animals like red elephants, rhinos, leopards, cheetah, and giraffes among others. Proceed with the game drive to Voi wildlife lodge where you will check in at around 1.00 pm. Have lunch and relax till 4.00 pm after which you will start another game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the lodge for dinner and overnight (Voi wildlife Lodge).
Day 4: Tsavo East
Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of tea or coffee and start an early morning drive till 8.30 am then back to the lodge for a full breakfast. Begin another game drive from 10.00 am where you will visit the Lugard Waterfalls where you will have a chance to see the hippos and crocodiles in their natural habitats. Drive back to the lodge for lunch and relax until 4.00 pm. Proceed on for another game drive till 6.30 pm where you will be back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. There’s another option of proceeding with a game drive having a packed lunch which goes on from 7.00 am after breakfast till 5.00 pm. Dinner and overnight at Voi Wildlife Lodge.
Day 5: Tsavo East - Diani
Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of tea or coffee and start an early morning drive till 8.30 am then back to the lodge for a full breakfast. Begin another game drive checking out of Tsavo East at around 11.00 am and drive to Voi town for lunch. Drive back to Diani arriving late evening in Diani.