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Amboseli & Tsavo West safari – 3 days

Daily Private Safari Tour

From / To Nairobi ( can proceed to Mombasa, Diani, Watamu, Malindi beach resorts )

Tour visiting Amboseli national park combined with the Tsavo West.

The tour explores Amboseli with its immense elephant herds including other wildlife species. The Amboseli provides best  vantage points to view the awesome free standing Mount Kilimanjaro and its snow capped peaks (weather permitting). Tsavo West is a scenic  marvel and its visit includes a stop at the Mzima springs  and Rhino sanctuary

Accommodation is provided  in optional economy , standard or luxury safari lodges and tented camps.

At the end of  the safari, you  can chose to proceed to Mombasa, Diani, Watamu, Malindi beach resorts.

Transport is by customized pop up top safari minivan. Option of a customized pop up top 4 x 4 Land cruiser jeep is provided at an extra cost.

Just so that you may know

  • In case you require- Safari can be modified and extended to more days if you prefer
  • In case you require- Safari can be customized to suit better your preferences
  • In case you prefer- Safari can visit Tsavo East instead of Tsavo West especially if you are terminating at Watamu or Malindi beaches
  • Safari can start in reverse if not terminating at the Kenya coast
  • If you choose to stay at Sarova saltlick lodge-you shall make game viewing drives at Taita hills game sanctuary instead of Tsavo West
  • If you stay at the Ziwani Voyager Camp, you shall not visit the Rhino Sanctuary due to the distances involved.
  • Safari is private per booking-no group tour
  • If your safari is terminating at the Kenya Coast, you shall change vehicle for coast drop off just after Tsavo West
  • Driving times in Kenya are estimates and can vary due to road traffic and state of road
  • For Kenya coast beach drop off, we may sometimes use the standard gauge train to Mombasa to reduce on driving time.

Tour Highlights:

  • Amboseli National park
  • Large Herds of Elephants
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro peaks (weather permitting)
  • Big Five
  • Observation hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants.
  • swamp below observation hill hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelicans, egyptian goose
  • contemporary Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle
  • Tsavo West National park
  • Recent Volcanoes.
  • Lava flows.
  • Mzima Springs & underwater hippo and fish watching.
  • Game viewing drives

Amboseli & Tsavo West safari – 3 days

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
  • Collection
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Drop off

Nairobi – Amboseli National Park (250km – 3.5 hours approx)

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

0730 hrs: Pick up from your Nairobi hotel/Nairobi airport or residence.

Proceed to the Amboseli National park via the  Nairobi – Mombasa highway
The scenic drive is  through typical African savanna country dotted with local homesteads and colorful Masai herdsmen and their cattle.

Afternoon game viewing drive in this small park at the shadows of the Mount Kilimanjaro.

Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest  mountain in Africa and the highest free standing mountain in the world.
Its snow- capped peak dominate  the background as  we marvel at the wildlife and scenery.

Overnight at your Amboseli  safari lodge or tented camp option.

Amboseli -Tsavo West National park (100km – 2 hours approx.)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Early morning game viewing drive at the Amboseli national park.
Weather permitting the clouds will shear off, leaving you mesmerized by the majesty of the Kilimanjaro and its gleaming snow capped peaks.

Depart for Tsavo West National park with game viewing drives along the safari route

Arrive at your safari lodge / camp for a welcome shower and refreshments.

A short rest after lunch.
Afternoon game viewing drives in search of Rhino, Elephant,Giraffe, Zebra, Antelope, Lion,wild dog and many more.

The Tsavo west national park terrain is hilly and craggy.
The scenery is dramatic and the sense of adventure more pronounced.

Overnight at your Tsavo west safari lodge/ tented camp

Tsavo West –Nairobi or Kenya coast beach resorts

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Early morning game viewing drive in search of  predators and grazers.

Extra game viewing drive with a visit to the Mzima springs.

At the Mzima springs, crystal clear waters emanate from the ground creating an oasis in this relatively dry region.
You shall see hippos in close up, crocodiles, exotic fish together with unique migratory and resident bird species.

Later proceed to Nairobi or the Kenya coast beach resorts of Mombasa, Diani, Bamburi, Watamu, Malindi…

What you could see on a 3 Day Amboseli & Tsavo West Safari...

  • Elephant
  • Cheetah
  • Buffalo
  • Elephant
  • Zebra
  • Lion
  • Crocodile
  • Mongoose
  • Hyrax
  • Kudu
  • Nocturnal Porcupine
  • Birdlife (up to 600 species)
  • Rhino
  • Wild dogs
  • Leopard
  • Buffaloes
  • Giraffe
  • Hippos
  • underwater fish


Safari accommodation options for each location
Amboseli National Park  
Luxury lodge/ tented camp options Oltukai lodge, Amboseli Serena lodge
Standard lodge/ tented camp options Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Sentrim Amboseli, Kibo Safari Camp
Economy lodge/tented camp option AA Lodge/camp
Tsavo West National Park  
Luxury lodge/ tented camp options Kilaguni Serena Lodge, Severin Safari Camp, Ziwani Camp, Sarova Salt Lick Lodge
Standard lodge/ tented camp options Rhino Valley Lodge
Economy lodge/tented camp option Ngulia Safari Lodge

Tour Price Includes

Not Included In the Tour Price: Items and services of a personal nature and tips & gratuities.

Additional Extras

Mombasa Drop Off Extra

2 persons $65pp
4 persons $35pp
6 persons $25pp
2 persons in private jeep $90pp
4 persons in private jeep $45pp
6 persons in private jeep $40pp

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