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5 Days Tsavo East And Tsavo West Wildlife Safari


A 5-day trip to Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks in Kenya offers a fantastic opportunity to experience diverse wildlife, stunning landscapes, and rich ecosystems. These two parks are part of the larger Tsavo Conservation Area, which is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Here’s an overview of what you can expect during your 5-day adventure:

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival/ pick up and transfer to Tsavo East

Depending on your location, either at the Nairobi airport or the Hotel in Nairobi, the driver/guide will pick you up and transfer you Tsavo East National Park with brief enroute stopover for lunch. Embark on the journey arriving in the park in the afternoon, embark on your first game drive in Tsavo East, known for its expansive savannahs and diverse wildlife. Keep an eye out for elephants, lions, zebras, and more.
Overnight stay at a lodge or camp in Tsavo East.
Accommodation option: Tsavo Safari camp, Kilalinda Safari Camp, Satao Camp.
Meal pan: Dinner

Day 2: Tsavo East morning and afternoon game drive

Enjoy a full day of game drives in Tsavo East. Explore different areas of the park to maximize your chances of spotting various animals.
Visit the Aruba Dam, a popular watering hole where animals gather, offering great opportunities for wildlife photography.
Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Transfer from Tsavo East to Tsavo West

Depart Tsavo East and drive to Tsavo West National Park. The drive itself is a mini-adventure, allowing you to soak in the changing landscapes.
Arrive at Tsavo West and embark on an afternoon game drive. Tsavo West is characterized by its diverse topography, including volcanic hills, lava flows, and natural springs.
Visit Mzima Springs, a natural oasis where you can see hippos and crocodiles underwater from an underwater observation point.
Overnight stay at a lodge or camp in Tsavo West.
Accommodation option: Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge, Voyager Ziwani Tented Camp, Ngulia Safari lodge
Meal plan: Lunch Dinner

Day 4: Tsavo West full day game drives

Explore more of Tsavo West National Park, including the Shetani Lava Flows and Chaimu Crater.
If time permits, visit the Rhino Sanctuary, where efforts are made to protect and conserve the endangered black rhino population.
Enjoy another afternoon game drive, seeking out the park’s unique flora and fauna.
Return to your accommodation for diner and overnight.
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Departure

Depending on your departure time, you may have a morning game drive in Tsavo West.
Afterward, depart Tsavo West and head back to Nairobi or your next destination.

End of tour.

What’s included?

  • Accommodation and meals
  • All park entrance fees
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Daily game drives
  • Services of professional guide/driver
  • Transport in a safari vehicle with pop up for game viewing

What’s not included?

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Items of personal nature
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips and porterage

Getting There

The trip will start from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Tsavo East National Park to Tsavo West National Park and you will be dropped off at your hotel in Nairobi or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport after the trip.

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    Tour Highlights

    • Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Tsavo East National Park
    • Day 2: Full day game drives in Tsavo East National Park
    • Day 3: Transfer from Tsavo East to Tsavo West National Park
    • Day 4: Full Day Game drives in Tsavo West National Park
    • Day 5: Departure

    Why Book This Tour?

    • Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    • Tour can be customized
    • Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop-up for game viewing
    • Suitable for solo travelers

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