THREE-DAY AMBOSELI/TSAVO-

CUSTOMIZED SAFARI

Your Choice: Tsavo East or Tsavo West

Starting from Nairobi area hotels, airport, or location of your choice.

We’ll pick you up in style – your own private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

Finishing up by luxury train to Diani Beach on the Kenya Coast.

You can also request drop-off at Mombasa, Kilifi, Malindi & Watamu.

We’ll pick you up in style – your own private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

Which park suits your fancy – the great herds of red-dusted elephants at legendary Tsavo East or the rolling hills, springs, and rhinos of Tsavo West? Both sister parks feature plenty of lions, giraffes, buffalos, and zebras. It’s just a matter of personal preference – you get to choose at Africa Kenya Safaris.

This three-day Nairobi to the Kenya coast safari begins at popular Amboseli Park, known as the “land of the giants”. Seated near the base of iconic Mt. Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is home to numerous herds of free-ranging elephants. Their numbers are so great you are guaranteed plenty of sightings.

Then, it’s on to either one of the Tsavo parks. They’re big and filled with lions, leopards, elephants, and many smaller species. Tsavo East impresses with its big sky and endless plains. Next door at Tsavo West, you’ll find lush Mzima Springs and a unique rhino sanctuary.

Either way, this tour will give you a taste of Africa’s interior of rich wildlife before whisking you off to Diani Beach at Kenya’s stunning coast.

What’s Cool About These Parks?

Get your camera ready at Amboseli – the combination of plentiful elephants parading before the snow-capped form of Mt. Kilimanjaro is a picture-perfect setting. This small but popular park offers active displays of wildlife throughout its compact but pretty landscapes.

Should you choose to visit Tsavo East, you’ll see the curious effect of huge elephants giving themselves a bath in the red-oxide soil and walking off displaying their new rosy makeover!

At neighboring Tsavo West a stop at Mzima Springs will bring a cool, green respite where you’ll be able to stroll its lush banks, spotting crocodiles and great hippos. A visit to the park’s rhino sanctuary, home to over 80 of the huge but gentle beasts is an unusual treat.

Fast & Flexible

At AKS you write the rules. Travel and explore at your own pace in you own way. We’re fast, flexible, and always ready to respond to your requests. Book in advance or even the day before. We’ll get you out on safari – pronto!

The Extras

Depending on your choice of accommodation you can enjoy extra activities like guided walks, bush dinners, evening bonfires, babysitting, children’s pool, night game drives, evening sundowners, and views of wildlife at nearby watering holes.

Stay Connected or Not. Your Choice.

We realize you’re on safari to get away from the usual. Still, there are times you may want to go online… perhaps to share your photos and adventures with friends. Our safari vehicles connect with Wi-Fi, about 75% of the time so you can usually connect when you want.

The Details

No one is more important to the success of your safari than your guide. At Africa Kenya Safaris, we have the friendliest, most experienced driver/guides. They will guide, host, inform, and look after you like the special guest you are. That’s our guarantee.

You’ll safari in style out to the parks in your own private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – the best way to experience Africa with its higher seating for better views and its rugged all-wheel drive.

We give you more at AKS – customization, flexibility, and lots of choices. Your safari includes park entrance fees, game drives, accommodations, and meals. Plus, we always offer economy, comfort, or luxury safari lodges or tented camps.

Please give us a shout at Africa Kenya Safaris to set up your personalized safari adventure for yourself, your family, and your friends.

Check Out Your Ride

Experience your Africa Kenya Safari in a customized pop-top roof 4x4x Safari Jeep that features: Portable fridge/Cooler Box, 4 Binoculars, long-range high-frequency radio, 4G/LTE broadband WIFI connectivity, AC 230 V Power Outlets, First Aid Kit, Safari Guide Books, Baby Seats (on request), Side steps (on request) and most importantly an expert multi-lingual safari guide who will ensure you have an incredible safari experience.

Day 1

Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

4-Hour Drive

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

7:30 am  You’ll begin your adventure as your driver/guide swings by your hotel or residence in a private, 4 x4 Land Cruiser Jeep. Hop in and let’s rumble down the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway to the park.

Along the way, you’ll head into the African savanna and possibly view Maasai herders shepherding their cattle.

Before too long you’ll see the great form of Mt. Kilimanjaro rising in the distance, guiding our way. We’ll arrive at the park late morning and head to our safari lodge or tented camp for lunch before heading out for the first game drive.

Amboseli is known for being perhaps the best place in Africa for viewing elephants up close. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to see them as well as lion, leopard, zebra, buffalo, gazelle, cheetah, ostrich, and warthog.

But wherever you go in the park, you can’t miss all 19,000 feet of Kilimanjaro standing sentry over the wildlife, a photographic icon you’ll be drawn to again and again.  

If we’re lucky, the clouds obscuring the mountain’s peak will part revealing one of Africa’s treasures.

Your first safari night will be spent at Amboseli, at the lodge, or tented camp of your choice.

Day 2

Amboseli – Tsavo East or Tsavo West

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We’ll be up early to continue our exploration of the park as the morning light welcomes us and the wildlife. Besides the larger species, we will also be looking for active smaller animals like hyena, fox, jackal, monkey, baboon.

Observation Hill is a favorite lookout over the park’s marshes and all the wildlife they support.

A favorite activity here is an optional visit to a local Maasai village. Meet with these indigenous people, learn about their ancient herding culture, and perhaps visit their homes.

Now it’s your choice of a Tsavo Park – East or West.

Tsavo East- This is a huge park of rugged terrain but busy with wildlife. A great way to spot that wildlife is by visiting the known watering holes like Aruba Dam or Mudanda Rock. The elephants and other thirsty animal populations flock here to slake their thirst.

During your three-day safari be sure to talk to your safari guide about the park, the wildlife, and any special requests you may have.

Sunsets are special at Tsavo East and you’ll enjoy yours as you head back to your new accommodation here to spend the evening.

Or, you can choose to visit Tsavo West

Tsavo West is easy on the eyes with its rolling green hills, woodlands, and riverine forest. After settling in at your new accommodation we’ll head out to look for lion, elephant, buffalo, cheetah, zebra, ostrich, and more.

We’ll also visit the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, home to over 80 of the endangered species, where you’ll get a chance to see these curious animals.

This diverse park is punctuated by exotic baobab trees and ancient solidified lava flows. Perhaps most unique of all is the presence of Mzima Springs, an unexpected oasis of greenery, fish, and birds. Here, we’ll also find crocodiles and hippos swimming in an immense pool.

We’ll wind up our second safari day at our Tsavo West Accommodation.

Day 3

Tsavo East or West – Kenya Coast

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

From Tsavo East: 

We’ll take a final game drive through the park looking to spot any wildlife we may have missed. Then it’s on to the train station at Voi to board the Madaraka Express to the Kenya Coast.

This new high-speed train is built for air-conditioned comfort with soft reclining seats. Your large picture windows will provide colorful vistas of Tsavo East’s great plains and its wildlife.

Should you be hungry or want to stretch your legs, visit the buffet car for drinks and snacks. You’ll soon arrive at the modern train station in Mombasa.

What a great way to experience Africa – a private 4 x 4 Jeep to active and scenic parks and then a bonus rail safari to finish up at the beautiful Kenya coast. We hope you had a spectacular time. Thanks so much for joining us and hope to see you soon!

Train schedule

Nairobi to Mombasa Schedule (InterCounty)

Nairobi (Intercounty)Emali (Near Amboseli)Mtito Andei (Tsavo West)Voi (Tsavo East)Mombasa
8:00am9:27am/9:31am10:50am/10:51am12:02pm/12:08pm14:00pm

From Tsavo East:
You’ll take the quick trip to the train station at Voi train station where your guide will assist with your ticketing, ensuring you’re comfortably onboard.

From Tsavo West:
You’ll take the quick trip to the train station at Mtito Andei train station where your guide will assist with your ticketing, ensuring you’re comfortably onboard.

Settle into your air-conditioned first-class seat as you watch the parks fly by. In just a few hours you’ll arrive in Mombasa.

Arriving from either park:
You’ll be met by an Africa Kenya Safaris representative for the transfer to your Diani Beach resort.

We can also bring you to your hotel in Mombasa, Kilifi, Malindi, or Watamu.

Jeep option to the coast

If instead of the train you wish to continue in your Jeep to the Kenya coast with your guide, you can choose to do so at no extra cost. You’ll arrive at your beach resort at approximately 5 pm.

Flight option to the coast

For safaris ending at Tsavo West:

Here’s a fast, fun way to get to your coast resort while enjoying more time in the park – take advantage of our optional flight safari. You’ll be picked up mid-afternoon for your flight to Diani, Malindi, or Mombasa.

The flight is about 1 hour and costs an additional $330 per person. Just ask your Africa Kenya Safaris rep for details.

Tour Highlights

– Amboseli National Park
  • Large Elephant herds – guaranteed sighting
  • Snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro (weather permitting)
  • Lion, leopard, buffalo, and elephant
  • Marshlands host many elephants, buffaloes, hippos, and a variety of waterfowl like –pelican and Egyptian goose
  • Observation Hill – view the entire park, especially the marshlands with the elephants
  • Contemporary Masai culture and indigenous lifestyle
  • Optional Masai village visit – please arrange with your driver/guide – $20 per person
– Masai village visit (please arrange with your driver/guide) – $20 per person – Optional
– Tsavo West National Park
  • Scenic green hills and valleys
  • Unlimited game viewing drives
  • Rhino sanctuary
  • Crocodile, hippo, exotic fish, and migratory birds at the Mzima springs
  • Lava flows
  • Recent volcanoes
– Tsavo East National Park
  • Unlimited game viewing drives
  • Lion, elephant, cheetah, giraffe, buffalo, antelope, warthog, ostrich, baboon, bird, and more
  • Herds of dust-red elephants

Accommodations

Amboseli

Luxury
Lodge/tented Camp options

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, Ol Tukai Lodge.

Comfort
Lodge/tented camp options

Kibo Safari Camp, Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Kilima Safari Camp, Tulia Amboseli Safari Camp.

Economy
Lodge/tented camp options

Sentrim Amboseli Camp, AA Lodge / Camp.

Tsavo West

Comfort / Luxury

Lodge/tented Camp options

Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge, Voyager Ziwani Safari Camp, Severin Safari Camp, Salt Lick Safari Lodge.

Economy
Lodge/tented camp options
Ngulia Safari Lodge

Tsavo East

Luxury
Lodge/tented Camp options

Satao Camp.

Comfort
Lodge/tented camp options

Ashnil Aruba Lodge, Ngutuni Safari Lodge

Economy
Lodge/tented camp options
Voi Safari Lodge

ALL SAFARI PRICES ARE LISTED BY SEASON, NUMBER OF PERSONS, AND COMFORT TIER

Please check out our prices for these private safaris – you’ll see they are the most reasonable anywhere for each tour. There are no hidden fees, plus you’ll travel in safari-style in a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

Prices are in USD per person for a double/twin en-suite room.

To view our tour prices for the 3 Safari Seasons, please click High, Peak or Low

Tour Going to Tsavo West

High Season (3rdJan-15th Mar)  &  (1stNov-21st Dec)

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD620USD720USD760
4USD470USD570USD620
6USD430USD530USD580
SRS*USD20USD90USD105

Peak Season (1st Jul-15th Sept.)  & (22nd Dec-2nd Jan). Xmas Supplement to apply on selected hotels on 24th -26th Dec & 31st Dec-1st Jan

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD650USD760USD780
4USD500USD620USD630
6USD460USD580USD590
SRS*USD30USD90USD110

Low Season (16th Mar-30th June – excluding Easter weekend).

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD570USD640USD680
4USD430USD500USD540
6USD380USD460USD500
SRS*USD0USD0USD0

Tour Going to Tsavo East

High Season (3rdJan-15th Mar)  &  (1stNov-21st Dec)

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD640USD690USD810
4USD500USD540USD660
6USD450USD500USD620
SRS*USD40USD90USD150

Peak Season (1st Jul-30th Sept.)  & (22nd Dec-2nd Jan). Xmas Supplement to apply on selected hotels on 24th -26th Dec & 31st Dec-1st Jan

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD670USD750USD850
4USD520USD600USD700
6USD470USD550USD650
SRS*USD50USD90USD160

Low Season (16th Mar-30th June – excluding Easter weekend).

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD570USD620USD690
4USD420USD470USD550
6USD370USD420USD500
SRS*USD0USD0USD0

*Safari price per person for 3 persons shall be 6% less the per person price of 2 persons.
*Safari price per person for 5 persons shall be 3% less the per person price of 4 persons.
*Solo person safari price: add 50% to per person price based on 2 persons.
*Easter Supplement: USD 35 Per Person Per Night.
*Christmas / New Year Supplement on Dec 25th, 26th, 31st and Jan 1st: USD 35 Per Person Per Night.

Your Tour Includes

  • Nairobi airport hotel pick up transfers
  • Transport in a customized 4×4 pop up top Land Cruiser jeep
  • Services of a experienced English/other language speaking safari tour guide/driver
  • Stay in economy, comfort or luxury lodge/tented camps (your choice)
  • Private game viewing drives in a 4×4 pop up top land Cruiser jeep
  • Park entrance fees
  • All meals on safari
  • Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle
  • The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover
  • First class train tickets to the coast
  • Drop off at Diani Beach or other coastal resort
  • Government taxes and local levies
Not Included In the Tour Price:
– Bottled & Soft Drinks
– Items and services of a personal nature
– Tips & Gratuities

Lots of Ways To Stay

Safari Lodge or Tented Camp?
Economy, Comfort, or Luxury?

We offer lots of ways to settle into your safari evening. Some people like the familiar four walls of a traditional lodge. Others go for the outdoors feel of a tented camp. Either way, both lodge or tented camp come in economy, comfort, and lux editions. Choose the accommodation style that suits your needs. And then, which level of service works for you.

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