3 Days Mombasa Tsavo East and West (Road Safari)

Departing from / returning to -Mombasa, Diani, Kilifi, Watamu, Bamburi beach resorts.

3-day safari tour exploring  the open red soiled plains of the Tsavo East and  scenic  hilly terrain of the Tsavo West National Parks.

On the tour, more quality time is  spent inside the Tsavo  national parks on game viewing drives.

You and your  safari driver / guide  shall be in search of the red colored elephants, Lion, giraffe, Buffalo, Warthog,Eland,Ostrich, Hippo, Rhino and many more 

You shall stop at  the Mzima Springs to view hippo, crocodile,exotic fish, birdlife  on an escorted  a nature walk.

The Rhino sanctuary at the Tsavo west is featured in the tour.

 Tour  accommodation is in optional categories of   economy, standard or luxury safari lodges and tented camps.

We invite you to choose preferred  accommodation from our selection.

Tour  is in private open top safari minivan

Option of a 4 x 4 Land cruiser jeep is offered  at an extra cost.

Tour is recommended for families with children and seniors.

Safari departing points / Pick up times

  • Mombasa city hotels: 0800 hrs 
  • Nyali beach resorts: 0700 hrs
  • Kilifi beach resorts: 0600 hrs
  • Diani beach resorts: 0600 hrs
  • Shanzu beach resorts : 0630 hrs
  • Malindi beach resorts: 0530 hrs
  • Galu beach resorts: 0500 hrs
  • Bamburi beach resorts: 0700 hrs
  • Msambweni beach resorts: 0500 hrs
  • Tiwi beach resorts : 0530 hrs

Private safari tour

Safari Highlights 

Tsavo East National Park 

  • Elephant in Eden - the sight of dust-red elephant, wallowing,rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images of Africa.
  • Aruba Dam - the beautiful Aruba dam located on the north bank of the seasonal voi River, is visited by thousands of animals and a great game viewing destination.

Tsavo West National Park 

  • Recent Volcanoes
  • Lava Flows and caves
  • Mzima springs & underwater hippo and fish

Suggest own safari dates 

DAY 1: MOMBASA - TSAVO EAST (120 kms, Appr 2.5 hrs)

Early pick up from Kenya beach resort

The safari journey is via the “explorers” route - Mombasa - Nairobi highway.

The 120km - 2hrs dawn journey takes us to the southern entry point of the Tsavo East where we stop briefly for refreshments ( optional).

We commence game viewing drives on entry at the Tsavo east National park.

You shall  be on the look-out for elephant, giraffe, lion, cheetah, bufallo and many more........

An afternoon game viewing drive is scheduled later in the day.

The relaxed game viewing drive takes us on the trails of the big five with magnificent views of the African sunset.

Overnight at your Tsavo east safari lodge/ tented camp.

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner.

What to see at Tsavo East National park ........................

The park is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust-red elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbuck, Lesser kudu, Gerenuk and Hirola.

DAY 2: TSAVO EAST - WEST (70 kms, Appx 1-hrs)

We shall be up  before the sunrise!.

Dawn finds us set and ready for our early morning game and sight-seeing tour.

“All ingredients for a wonderful day are in place,”

.. the splendor of an African sunrise that engulfs   the savanna shall be experienced as we traverse the vast park in search of the early grazers and hunters.

A relaxed mid-morning game viewing drive shall follow.

Later we shall proceed to the Tsavo West National park where among the activities is a visit to the rhino sanctuary.

Overnight at your Tsavo west safari lodge/ tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

What you may  see at Tsavo West National park ..............

Leopard, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Rhino, Elephants, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion , Crocodile. Mongoose, Mzima springs and underwater hippo and fish, Dik-dik, lesser Kudu and Nocturnal porcupine,prolific birdlife features 600 species.

DAY 3: TSAVO WEST - MOMBASA (240 kms, Appr 5 hrs)

Your last day on safari!

Out with the sunrise for a pre-breakfast game viewing drive

Nature is at its  best with the predators out for the hunt and the grazers browsing the soft, dewy vegetation.

Natural colors dominate the scenic volcanic terrain.

We shall venture out again… this time to visit the Mzima Springs with more game viewing en-route.

At the Mzima springs , we disembark and marvel at the underground source of sparkling clear waters and the surrounding greenery……, “A welcome reprieve in this semi-desert terrain” We view hippos, crocodiles, exotic fish and unique migratory birds.

Later depart the Tsavo west for the Kenya coast and beaches

Arrive in the late afternoon.

Drop off at your beach resort or Mombasa airport

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Choose economy,standard or luxury lodge / tented camp  safari  option according to safari  budget / style

Luxury lodge/ tented camp option :

Tsavo East National park: Satao camp, 

Tsavo West National park: Kilaguni serena lodge, Severin safari camp, Ziwani tented camp, Salt lick lodge

Standard lodge/ tented camp option :

Tsavo East National park: Voi safari lodge , Ashnil Aruba lodge

Tsavo West National park: Ngulia safari camp,

Economy lodge/ tented camp option:

Tsavo East National park: Sentrim Tsavo Camp, Ndololo Camp , Voi wildlife lodge

Tsavo West National park: Ngulia safari lodge

Safari price chart including x- mas / new year extra

High Season: November- March