2 DAY DIANI BEACH TO TSAVO EAST SAFARI
2 day Diani Beach to Tsavo East Safari is an ideal Tsavo Safari Package for travellers seeking to take a break from the sand and surf and the best nearby destination to visit is the Tsavo East national park.
2 day Diani Beach to Tsavo East safari is a thrilling retreat providing you a chance to quickly immerse yourself in the rugged landscapes and bountiful animal life of Tsavo including the Big Five “lion, leopards, cape buffalo, elephant and rhinos”
Discover the charms of Tsavo East
Tsavo East National park is a scenic Kenya national park and part of the largest protected area in Kenya , the park is a home to larger mammals, vast herds of dust – red elephant, rhino, buffalo, lions, waterbucks, lesser kudu, gerenuk and the prolific birdlife featuring 500 bird species. Tsavo East national park has a scenic landscape composed of palm-shaded Galana River providing one of the most evocative images in Africa, the 300 kilometre long Yatta Plateau which is the longest lave flow in the world.
Other amazing features to discover in Tsavo East National park are the Mudanda Rock and Aruba Dam, Mudanda Rock is a giant outcropping perched above a natural dam that draws thousands of elephants. During your safari in Tsavo East national park, make it a point to make a stop at the dam to spot these animals.
The Aruba Dam is a man-made dam built in 1952 on the Voi River, the dam’s reservoir attracts a multitude of animals and birds, the park has over 500 bird species and these include Somalia bee-eater, Somalia Ostrich, Masai Ostrich, Taita falcon, Taita fiscal, Vulturine guineafowl, Slender-tailed nightjar, Shelley’s starling, Rufous chatterer, Red-bellied parrot, Northern brownbul, Pangani longclaw, Martial eagle, Lesser kestrel, African finfoot, Fischer’s starling, Black-faced sandgrouse, Golden pipit, Golden-breasted Starling and many others.
HIGHLIGHTS OF 2 DAY DIANI BEACH TO TSAVO EAST SAFARI
Day 1: Diani – Tsavo East
Day 2: Tsavo East – Diani Beach
DETAILED ITINERARY OF 2 DAY DIANI BEACH TO TSAVO EAST SAFARI
Day 1: DIANI – TSAVO EAST
To start your safari, you will be met by your safari guide during pick up from your beach hotel in Diani or any location of your choice in Diani beach, after a short briefing about the safari you will precede along the Nairobi- Mombasa Highway on a scenic drive of 2.5 hour drive along the smooth tarmac.
On arrival in the park you will have lunch after checking into your safari lodge, in the afternoon you will head out for an afternoon game drive on which you will enjoy the scenic landscape of the park and see many animals such as elephants, zebra, Giraffe, impala, Grants Gazelle, Dik Dik, Leopard, Lion, crocodile, hippos, cape buffalo, spotted hyenas, common waterbuck among others.
You will also be able to enjoy the scenic sunset over the plains of Tsavo East and then head back toyour lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Voi Wildlife Lodge
Distance: 120 kilometers – approximately 2½ hours
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.
TSAVO EAST – DIANI BEACH
Wake up early and head to the park for a dawn game drive offering you the magnificent views of sunrise in its natural splendor, the morning game drive offers an opportunity to spot a variety of early risers such as leopards, lions, antelopes, hippos, cape buffaloes among other. After the game drive you will return to lodge for late breakfast then checkout and head on a drive back to Diani Beach. The drive takes about 3 hours and when you arrive at your beach resort you will be dropped off making the end of your 2 day Diani Beach to Tsavo East Safari.
Distance: 170 kilometers – approximately 3 hours
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.
- All entrance fees.
- Full board accommodation on Safari
- Service of an English speaking driver-guide
- Transport based on an excellent Vehicle rebuilt for Safari
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Complimentary bottle of water daily on safari
- Government taxes
- Personal expenses like alcoholic drinks, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.
- International flight
- Tips to drivers (highly recommended)
- items not included in the itinerary