Mombasa Rendezvous Safari

The Mombasa Rendezvous is ideal if you're staying in one of the beach resorts near Mombasa and looking to experience a short safari.

Travelling through Tsavo National Park – Kenya's largest national park – and Amboseli National Park, the Mombasa Rendezvous Safari offers the thrill of dramatic scenery and a chance to spot some of Africa's most majestic wildlife– the perfect add-on to a Kenya beach holiday.

Duration
4 days
Options
Group basis
Start your journey
a herd of elephants walking across a grass covered field

Trip highlights

  • Tsavo East National Park
  • Amboseli National Park
  • Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Mombasa

After an early breakfast, pick up from your beach hotel and depart for Tsavo East. Driving north along the main highway towards Nairobi, you will follow the route of the railway line built by the British late in the nineteenth century. The road passes through the warehouses and workshops on the outskirts of Mombasa, you will climb steadily and you will soon see the vast plains of Tsavo and the rolling Taita Hills in the distance.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Ashnil Aruba Lodge or similar

After an early breakfast, depart for Amboseli National Park. Join the highway and pass Hunters Lodge, the sight of the infamous man eaters of Tsavo incident, where lions attacked the workers building the railway, made famous in a Hollywood movie. When reaching Amboseli National Park you might be able to see the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro directly ahead of you. You will enter at Irenito Gate where you will enjoy game viewing en route to your camp, arriving in time for lunch. After some time to relax, set out back into the national park for a game drive. Amboseli is best known for its great herds of elephant and you will often find many of them standing knee deep in the water, spraying themselves to keep cool. However, there is a lot of game here too, including cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, and many types of gazelle and it is all set against the amazing backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Amboseli Sentrim Camp or similar

Following an early morning game drive and breakfast, depart east to Taita Hills. Arriving in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive in the sanctuary, returning to the lodge as the sun sets. After dinner set out on a night game drive, this time with an opportunity to view the nocturnal wildlife in their habitat.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Sarova Saltlick Lodge or similar

After breakfast enjoy a morning game drive in the sanctuary returning back to the lodge for lunch before continuing your journey to Mombasa.

Included

  • Accommodation listed (subject to change) in twin or double bed with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of year).
  • Meals included as detailed.
  • Non air-conditioned transportation in a safari bus with guaranteed window seat.
  • Services of a qualified English-speaking local driver/guide.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Park entrance fees and government taxes.
  • One bottle of water per person per day on game drives.

Not included

  • International flights.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tips for the guide or driver.
  • Visa fees.