Explore Footprints of the Man Eaters
History has been depicted in this route which involves The Royal Mountain and a sad story of loss of life by the Man Eaters of Tsavo. Amboseli is on the lee ward side of Mt Kilimanjaro and is home to the largest herds of elephants. It’s regarded as a photographers` paradise with the amazing back drop of Mt Kilimanjaro. Tsavo West has under gone major transformation due to volcanic activities and it can be witnessed while driving through the Shetani Lava Flow. Natural attractions such as the Mzima Springs , Roaring Rocks , Ngulia Mountain and the five sister hills. Tsavo East is a splendor with it’s vast size and is known to be an important habitat for wildlife adapted to dry areas. During winter birds migrate to this park and they use the longest plateau as their breeding grounds. Natural attractions such as Mudanda Rock , Aruba Dam , Lugards Falls and the Yatta plateau have made this a great holiday spot.
Day 1: Nairobi – Arrival
On arrival at JKI Airport , get your visa sorted with immigration and after that you will head to the baggage hall. A final clearance will be done by the Customs and do exit the building where our guide will be awaiting your arrival.
A transfer will be arranged to the hotel for leisure. Overnight at Eka Hotel.
Day 2: Nairobi – Amboseli
Drive time : 4.5hrs drive
Distance : 240kms
Breakfast will be served at 0700hrs and thereafter at 0730hrs an office staff will meet you at the lobby to offer a briefing for your program. On check out you will depart at 0800hrs for Amboseli National Park. The drive will take you through the Nairobi – Mombasa highway that’s a major connection between Mombasa and all parts of the Greater East Africa. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch and leisure. An afternoon game drive will be arranged as you search for wildlife in the dusty plains and some swampy grounds are found where hippos are found lazing around. Return to the lodge early evening for leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Kibo Safari Camp (B/L/D)
Day 3: Amboseli
Breakfast will be served at 0630hrs. Depart for a half day game drive in search of wildlife. Return to the lodge for lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure or enjoy a dip in the pool with magnificent views of Mt Kilimanjaro. Continue with a game drive in the afternoon and a visit will be arranged to the Observation Hill. Arrive at the lodge early evening for leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Kibo Safari Camp (B/L/D)
Day 4: Amboseli – Tsavo West
Drive time : 3.5 hrs drive (Roundtrip)
Distance : 160kms
Breakfast will be served at 0700hrs. Depart at 0730hrs for Tsavo West National Park. On the way a stop will be made to visit a Maasai Village where you will learn more about their traditions and livelihood. Experience a game drive in search of wildlife. Dinner and Overnight at Ziwani Camp (B/L/D)
Day 5: Tsavo West
Breakfast will be served at 0630hrs. Depart at 0700hrs and a visit will be arranged to Lake Challa. Formed by explosive eruptions thousands of years ago, this stunning crater-lake is fed by underground streams from Kilimanjaro. During the World War 1, the allied forces marched around the northern edge to battle it out with the Kaiser’s force. It’s 4.5 square kilometres and 94 metres deep with the invisible line separating Kenya and Tanzania and you can enjoy a swim in it at your own risk for even though the locals say that Grogan’s crocodiles have all been killed, there might be one just lurking about. Picnic lunch will be served. Depart for the lodge and enjoy a game drive in search of wildlife. Dinner and Overnight at Ziwani Camp (B/L/D)
Day 6: Tsavo West – Tsavo East
Drive time : 4hrs drive Distance : 180kms
Breakfast will be served at 0630hrs. Depart at 0730hrs for Tsavo East National Park. Tsavo West and Tsavo East is divided by The Nairobi – Mombasa highway and it’s the biggest National Park in Kenya. You will arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and leisure. Experience a game drive in search of wildlife as you explore this dry area that still remains a magical place. Arrival at the lodge will be early evening. Dinner and Overnight at Man Eaters Camp (B/L/D)
Day 7: Nairobi – Departure
Drive time : 5.5hrs drive Distance : 280kms
Breakfast will be served. Depart for Nairobi. A scenic drive will be enjoyed and on arrival a transfer will be arranged to JKI Airport to board your flight back home. (B)