This Kenya wildlife safari is for the true safari enthusiast. You will see plenty of wild animals and a large variety of birds in many different habitats.
This 5-day tour includes three parks and four camps in a compact drive through many of the popular areas accessible by road from the coast. Starting from the coast it is leisurely paced and the final day is a lengthy drive returning from Amboseli. You will have many opportunities to see a wide variety of wildlife.
The sight of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galena River is one of the most evocative images in Africa. This, along with the 300 kilometres long Yatta Plateau, the longest lava flow in the world, make for an adventure unlike any other in the Tsavo East. The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust-red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, Lesser Kudu, gerenuk and the prolific bird life features 500 recorded species.
Tsavo West which is one of Kenya’s larger national parks (9065km2) has a wide variety of landscapes including swamps, natural springs, rocky peaks, volcanic cones and others. It is not only famous for its dramatic scenery, wilderness but also for a good mix of predators such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas as well as lesser kudus, gazelles, impalas. Moreover, elephants, rhinos, zebras, oryxs and giraffes can be seen in the park too.
Amboseli National Park
The Amboseli National Park belongs to the elite of Kenya’s national parks. It’s greatly known for its accessibility to the hundreds of big-tusked elephants and closely bordered against, Mount Kilimanjaro (5895m). With clear weather (usually at dawn and/or dusk), you will be awed by the stunning views of Africa’s highest peak.
The park is also home to an abundance of wildlife, apart from the guaranteed elephant sightings, you’ll also see wildebeest and zebras, with a reasonable chance to catch some lions and hyenas. The park is also home to over 370 bird species.