Mombasa Rendezvous

Mombasa Rendezvous

  • 4 Days
  • From : Mombasa
  • To : Mombasa
  • Tour or Private
  • Tour : English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
  • Private Tour : English, French, German, Spanish
  • Minimum age : 7 Years Old

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Ideally suited to those staying in Mombasa, embark on a memorable odyssey through south eastern Kenya’s majestic wildlife parks, coming face to face with the mammals and birds that roam these endless savannahs, beginning and ending your journey in Mombasa on the shores of the Indian Ocean. Over four unforgettable days, this comprehensive safari visits diverse wilderness areas, from the lakes of the Great Rift Valley and open plains of the Mara to the undulating hills of Tsavo and on to the Mombasa coast. This is a compact safari trip but provides an excellent opportunity to view a diverse variety of wildlife and the overshadowing snow-capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Amboseli National Park: crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s finest parks. Amboseli is also nature a photograph lover. On your game drives on Amboseli’s great horizons, you can spot wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, gazelle and of course, cheetahs and lions. 

Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary: visit this compact park where you can head straight to the action in search of 50 mammal species. A good mix of pretty landscapes, good birdwatching and decent mammal populations, also where lions and elephants are frequently sighted.

Tsavo East National Park: the elegant wild animals are easy to spot congregating by the reservoir created by a dam in the park. The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals: red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and prolific birdlife.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with bilingual English-, French-, German-, Italian, or Spanish-speaking local driver-guide throughout the tour (The assigned local driver-guide may change during the itinerary. Airport transfers will be operated with English-speaking drivers)

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 3 night’s accommodation

MEALS:

  • 3 Breakfasts 
  • 3 Lunches 
  • 3 Dinners 

TRANSPORT:

  • Arrival and departure private airport transfers from/to Mombasa North or South Beach Hotel or Moi International Airport 
  • 4×4 vehicle with a pop-up roof and guaranteed window seat during game drives and all transportation throughout the tour (maximum 7 persons per vehicle) on a private basis 

ENTRANCE FEES & ACTIVITIES:

  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: 1 game drive at Tsavo East National Park (Day 1); 1 game drive at Amboseli National Park (Day 2); 1 game drive at Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary (Day 3); 1 game drive at Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary (Day 4);

OTHER:

  • Meet & Greet 
  • All parks fees and government taxes
  • 1 bottle of mineral water (500ml) per person per day on game drives

Exclusions

  • Visas
  • Domestic flights 
  • International flights 
  • Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise)
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage and gratuities  
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, telephone bills, laundry, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.

Please note

  • Day 1, the meeting point is at Mombasa North or South Beach Hotel or Moi International Airport at 05:30 am. Travellers are suggested to arrive in Mombasa the day before to reach the tour on time. 
  • Day 4, the drop-off is at Mombasa North or South Beach Hotel or Moi International Airport at 06:30 pm. Flights to be booked 10:00 pm onwards
  • We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons
  • Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed
  • This tour is a combination of regular tours and shared arrangements, clients may be required to change vehicles
  • Park fees may change without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will have to be covered by the client
  • No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed
  • Due to limited luggage space in vehicles, suitcases are unsuitable for scheduled road safaris. We recommend luggage packed in inexpensive barrel/sausage bags or soft-sided bags not exceeding 15kg and 65×46 cm. Excess luggage can be handed over to your Mombasa hotel to store (usually at no additional cost) whilst you depart on safari. Alternatively, the luggage can be handed over to the representative at the time of briefing for storage in Mombasa. Additional costs will apply should you require the local representative to handle the excess luggage until your return to Mombasa from the safari. This service can be pre-booked alternatively, clients can pay for this directly on the ground

What do I need to bring?

Passengers should bring only soft-sided bags on safari. Passengers arriving to Kenya may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate. Travellers’ cheques are generally not accepted in east Africa. US banknotes cannot be older than 2004 and must have the latest security markings (large portrait of the president). Sun protection, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1 Tsavo East:

  • Standard Hotel Category = Ashnil Aruba Lodge or similar 3.5*

Day 2 Amboseli:  

  • Standard Hotel Category = Sentrim Amboseli Camp or similar 3.5*

Day 3 Taita Hills:  

  • Standard Hotel Category = Salt Lick Safari Lodge or similar 4*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.
 
 

You can start this experience at the following places.

Mombasa North or South Beach Hotel/ Moi International Airport

Mombasa North or South Beach Hotel or Moi International Airport , mombasa 80115, KE

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL MOMBASA – TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK (200km – 4 hr)

Start the day early with a pick-up from the meeting point in Mombasa Hotel or Airport at 05:30 am to begin this memorable four-day adventure (travellers are suggested to arrive in Mombasa the day before to reach the tour on time.). Drive north, along the main highway towards Nairobi, following 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, climbing steadily and soon the vast plains of Tsavo become visible in the distance, with the rolling Taita Hills on the horizon. Enter Tsavo East National Park at Buchuma Gate; here the driver will open the roof of your bus, so you can stand up with the wind in your hair. Welcome to Africa, the safari has begun! Tsavo is the largest national park in Kenya split into East and West by the highway. You will arrive at your lodge in time for lunch and later enjoy time for relaxation before setting off back into the park for your afternoon game drive. Return to the lodge as the sun sets. The 40 deluxe rooms each have a terrace overlooking the plains or the Aruba dam. Each room is designed to provide utmost comfort ensuring a pleasant stay. The rooms also contain an ensuite toilet and shower facility with bathroom accessories. A variety of room types are available double rooms, triple rooms, rooms for the physically challenged and adjoining rooms, making it family-friendly. In the evening, wrap the day up with dinner at the lodge. 

Overnight in Tsavo East.

Day 2 :  TSAVO EAST – AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK (245km – 4.5hr)

After an early breakfast, depart to Amboseli. Join the main highway and continue northwards, passing 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. Reach the township of Emali, you will leave the main road and head south towards Amboseli national park. If the weather is clear, you will catch sight of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro directly ahead, arriving at your camp in time for lunch. After some time for relaxation or a dip in the inviting swimming pool, set out into the national park for a game drive. Taking you across this vast lakebed often dry, but still very swampy in areas. Amboseli best known for its great herds of elephant you will often find many of them standing knee deep in the water, spraying themselves to keep cool. However, there is a lot of other game here too cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, many types of gazelle and other plains game and it is all set against the amazing backdrop of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Return to the camp as the sun sets.In the evening, wrap the day up with dinner at the lodge. Sentrim Amboseli is located on the border of Amboseli National Park, right near Kimana gate. The entirely new 60 luxurious and comfortable deluxe ensuite tents are evenly spread out with fantastic view of Mt Kilimanjaro. The main guest area consists of reception, lounge area, restaurant and bar lounge and gift shop. Finish the day with dinner at the camp. 

Overnight at Amboseli.

Day 3 :  AMBOSELI – TAITA HILLS WILDLILFE SANCTUARY (200km – 4.5 hr)

Following an early morning game drive and breakfast, depart east to Taita Hills, arriving in time for lunch followed by is 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 nocturnal wildlife in their habitat. Sarova Salt Lick Lodge is located in the heart of a private Wildlife Sanctuary which lies adjacent to Tsavo National Park, therefore playing an increasingly important role in the protection and conservation of Kenya’s wildlife heritage. The entire lodge is raised on stilts, providing 24-hour game viewing opportunities from any corner of the lodge.

Overnight in Taita Hills.

Day 4 :  TAITA HILLS – DEPARTURE MOMBASA (230km – 4hr)

We make an early start today to enjoy one last early morning game drive in the sanctuary, returning to the lodge for breakfast. Then, continue your journey to the Mombasa Hotel or Airport, aiming to reach the drop-off point at around 06:00 pm. Flights to be booked 09:00 pm onwards. 

 

Ideally suited to those staying in Mombasa, embark on a memorable odyssey through southeastern Kenya’s majestic wildlife parks, coming face to face with the mammals and birds that roam these endless savannahs, beginning and ending your journey in Mombasa on the shores of the Indian Ocean. Over four unforgettable days, this comprehensive safari visits diverse wilderness areas, from the lakes of the Great Rift Valley and open plains of the Mara to the undulating hills of Tsavo and on to the Mombasa coast. This is a compact safari trip but provides an excellent opportunity to view a diverse variety of wildlife and the overshadowing snowcapped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Amboseli National Park: crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s finest parks. Amboseli is also nature a photograph lover. On your game drives on Amboseli’s great horizons, you can spot wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, gazelle and of course, cheetahs and lions. 

Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary: visit this compact park where you can head straight to the action in search of 50 mammal species. A good mix of pretty landscapes, good birdwatching and decent mammal populations, also where lions and elephants are frequently sighted.

Tsavo East National Park: the elegant wild animals are easy to spot congregating by the reservoir created by a dam in the park. The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals: red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and prolific birdlife.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with bilingual English-, French-, German-, Italian- or Spanish-speaking local driver-guide throughout the tour (The assigned local driver-guide may change during the itinerary. Airport transfers will be operated with English-speaking drivers)

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 3 night’s accommodation

MEALS:

  • 4 Breakfasts 
  • 3 Lunches 
  • 3 Dinners 

TRANSPORT:

  • 4×4 vehicle with a pop-up roof and guaranteed window seat during game drives and all transportation throughout the tour (maximum 7 persons per vehicle)

ENTRANCE FEES & ACTIVITIES:

  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: 1 game drive at Tsavo East National Park (Day 1); 1 game drive at Amboseli National Park (Day 2); 1 game drive at Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary (Day 3); 1 game drive at Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary (Day 4)

OTHER:

  • 1 bottle of mineral water (500ml) per person per day on game drives

Exclusions

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers 
  • Visas
  • Domestic flights 
  • International flights 
  • Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise)
  • City tax not included, payable on the spot
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage and gratuities  
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.

Please note

  • Day 1, the meeting point is at Mombasa at 05:30 am. Travellers are suggested to arrive in Mombasa the day before to reach the tour on time. The safari will continue without clients that have not arrived by the departure time and additional costs incurred to arrange for the clients to meet up with the safari group will need to be borne directly by the client on the ground
  • Day 4, the drop-off is at Mombasa City Centre at 06:00 pm. Flights to be booked 09:00 pm onwards
  • No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed  
  • We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons
  • Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed
  • This tour is a combination of regular tours and shared arrangements, clients may be required to change vehicles
  • Park fees may change without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will have to be covered by the client
  • Due to limited luggage space in vehicles, suitcases are unsuitable for scheduled road safaris. We recommend luggage packed in inexpensive barrel/sausage bags or soft-sided bags not exceeding 15kg and 65×46 cm. Excess luggage can be handed over to the representative at the time of briefing. It will be handed over to you on your return from the safari. Additional costs may apply to pick up drop off luggage at specific points 

What do I need to bring?

Passengers should bring only soft-sided bags on safari. Passengers arriving to Kenya may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate. Travellers’ cheques are generally not accepted in east Africa. US banknotes cannot be older than 2004 and must have the latest security markings (large portrait of the president). Sun protection, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1 Tsavo East: 

  • Standard Hotel Category = Ashnil Aruba Lodge or similar 3.5*

Day 2 Amboseli:   

  • Standard Hotel Category = Sentrim Amboseli Camp or similar 3.5*

Day 3 Taita Hills: 

  • Standard Hotel Category = Salt Lick Safari Lodge or similar 4*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

You can start this experience at the following places.

Mobasa Hotel

Mt Kenya Road Nyali Beach , Mombasa 80100, KE

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL MOMBASA – TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK (200km – 4hr)

Start the day early with a pick-up from the meeting point in Mombasa Hotel at 05:30 am to begin this memorable four-day adventure (travellers are suggested to arrive in Mombasa the day before to reach the tour on time. The safari will continue without clients that have not arrived by the departure time and additional costs incurred to arrange for the clients to meet up with the safari group will need to be borne directly by the client on the ground.). Drive north, towards Nairobi, following the route of the railway line built by the British late in the 19th century. The road passes through the warehouses and workshops on the outskirts of Mombasa, climbing steadily. Soon the vast plains of Tsavo become visible in the distance, with the rolling Taita Hills on the horizon. Enter Tsavo East National Park at the Buchuma Gate. Welcome to Africa, the safari has begun! Tsavo is the largest national park in Kenya and it is split into East and West by the highway. Arrive at the Ashnil Aruba Lodge in time for lunch. Then, relax for a while before going back into the park for an afternoon game drive, returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Each room at the family-friendly Ashnil Aruba Lodge is designed to provide utmost comfort ensuring a pleasant stay, with en-suite bathrooms and terraces overlooking the plains or the Aruba Dam across the River Voi. This and other nearby watering holes are favourites for large mammals, especially the herds of elephants that are often dramatically coloured red from the soil. You may also see zebras, giraffes, impala, gazelles, lesser kudu and the reserved but sometimes bad-tempered Cape buffalos. Lions, cheetah and the occasional leopards and a myriad species of birds are also residents of the park. In the evening, enjoy dinner at the lodge. 

Overnight in hotel in Tsavo East.

Day 2 :  TSAVO EAST – AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK (245km – 4.5hr)

After an early breakfast, depart to Amboseli. Join the main highway and continue northwards, passing Hunters Lodge, the sight of the infamous ‘Man-eaters of Tsavo’ incident where lions attacked the workers building the Kenya-Uganda Railway, made famous in the Hollywood movie, The Ghost and the Darkness. Reach the township of Emali and leave the main road heading south towards Amboseli National Park. If the weather is clear, you will catch sight of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Arrive at the camp in time for lunch. After unwinding for a while or spending time at the inviting swimming pool, go to the national park for a game drive. Amboseli is best known for its great herds of elephants against the amazing backdrop of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, and considered one of the best spots for viewing elephants at close range. Return to the camp as the sun sets. Sentrim Amboseli Camp provides a luxurious yet rugged base from which to explore the park and take some great photos of this stunning snow-capped mountain. Each protected tent has its own private veranda on which to relax, sunbathe and take in the views. All rooms are en-suite, modern, spacious and comfortable. There is also a superb pool area framed by Kilimanjaro, a restaurant and bar. In the evening, wrap the day up with dinner at the lodge. 

Overnight at Amboseli.

Day 3 :  AMBOSELI – TAITA HILLS WILDLILFE SANCTUARY (200km – 4.5 hours)

Following an early morning game drive and breakfast, depart heading towards Taita Hills. Arrive 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 nocturnal wildlife in their natural habitat. The Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is located in the heart of the private sanctuary, which is adjacent to Tsavo West National Park. All rooms are built in two-storey blocks from a central pod and linked together by elevated platforms that overlook a salt lick and a small waterhole, which is floodlit at night. Rooms are spacious and have all the necessary modern conveniences. The restaurant, bar and main balconies have views over the waterhole and salt lick, which are constantly in use by the park’s wildlife. There is also an underground bunker with ground-level windows, allowing for unbelievably close but safe encounters. In the evening, dinner will be served at the lodge. 

Overnight in Taita Hills.

Day 4 :  TAITA HILLS – DEPART MOMBASA (230km – 4hours)

We make an early start today to enjoy one last early morning game drive in the sanctuary, returning to the lodge for breakfast. Then, continue your journey to Mombasa Hotel, aiming to reach the drop off point at around 06:00 pm. Flights to be booked 09:00 pm onwards.