ETS N560 5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS AMBOSELI AND THE TSAVO WEST/TSAVO EAST
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5 DAYS 4NIGHTS AMBOSELI AND THE TSAVO WEST/TSAVO EAST.
AMBOSELI ‘Home of Elephants”
Amboseli is a land of giants, where huge herds of elephants stand strong against a dramatic backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain; Mount Kilimanjaro. Easily accessible and with effortless wildlife viewing, this popular national park defies its size and offers an impressive mind blowing safari experience.
On a clear day Amboseli offers the most inspiring view there is of Mt. Kilimanjaro -Africa greatest mountain.
Amboseli offers some of the best opportunities to see African animals because its vegetation is sparse due to the long dry months. Amboseli National Park is home to wild animals, which include the African elephant, buffalo, impala, lion, cheetah, hyena, giraffes, zebra, and wildebeest among other African animals and over 600 species of birds
Distance from Nairobi to Amboseli-232.6Km
TSAVO WEST: “Land of Mzima springs, Shetani lava and rugged wilderness”.
Tsavo West National Park covers approximately 30 per cent of Kenya’s park area, and contains a diversity of habitats, wildlife and a mountainous scenic landscape. The park is a vast expanse of savanna stretching from Mtito Andei, along the Mombasa-Nairobi road and south to the Tanzanian border. The north-eastern boundary along the highway adjoins Tsavo East National Park, but Tsavo West has a more varied topography and a more diverse array of habitats than its neighbor.
The Galana River and the Yatta plateau, as well as several pools and dams used as watering holes by both birds and animals.
Cape buffalo, cheetahs, duikers, African elephants, gazelles, gerenuks, giraffes, hares, hartebeests, hyenas, impalas, leopards, lions, mongoose, black faced vervet monkeys, Sykes’s monkeys, crested porcupines, giant rats, black rhinoceros, squirrels, warthogs, waterbucks, and zebras.
Distance from Amboseli to Tsavo West National Park- 89.3KM
TSAVO EAST: “The land lava and lions”
Tsavo National Park is the largest park in Kenya and was established on 1st April, 1948. Tsavo National Park was split into East and West for administrative purposes, the park is around 8,000km sq.
Tsavo is famous for the 1898, maneless male lions (the famed man-eaters of Tsavo) that terrorized the workers, killing over 130 people before being killed by Col. J.H.Patterson.
The park is a ‘catchment’ for visitors from coast resorts with large herds of elephants and other wildlife. Yatta plateau is about 290 km long and is one of the world’s longest lava flows. Lugar’s fall on the Galana River – this is not a true falls but a series of rapids. Visitors can walk down to river to view rapids. Mudanda rock is a long rock outcrop that is about 1.6 km long. There is a dam at the base. Animals can be seen drinking. Visitors walk along the rock and enjoy a cool breeze as well as view wildlife at the base.
Aruba Dam was built in 1952 across the Voi River. The dam attracts many animals and water birds can be seen at this dam. Tsavo/Athi Rivers confluence – when the two rivers join they form the Galana river.
Leopard, cheetah, wild dogs, buffalo, rhino, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, plains game, crocodile, mongoose, hyrax, dik-dik, lesser kudu and porcupine. Prolific birdlife features 600 recorded species.
Distance from Tsavo West to Tsavo East-144.7KM
Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli
Pick up from pick up point and depart Nairobi for Amboseli arriving in time for lunch. Proceed for late afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/ similar
Day 2: Full day at Amboseli National Park
Full day game drive with chances of seeing Mt. Kilimanjaro on a clear day. All meals served and overnight at lodge
Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/similar
Day 3: Amboseli – Tsavo West National Park
After breakfast depart for Tsavo West where you will visit the Mzima Springs with a chance to see hippo
Arrive in time for lunch at lodge followed by late afternoon game drive and return to lodge for dinner and overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim lodge/similar
Day 4: Tsavo West -Tsavo East
After breakfast proceed to Tsavo East giving you a chance to see the vast herds of dust-red elephants. You will arrive in time for lunch at campsite and late afternoon proceed for game drive then return to lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Aruba/similar
Day 5: Depart
After breakfast proceed for a game drive enroute as you depart for Nairobi or Mombasa.
End of Safari
Cost per person sharing: US$ 1,280*
- Minimum of two people for safari to depart.
TOUR INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
Included in this Tour:
Full board accommodation whilst on safari according to the itinerary.
Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
Accommodation in double/twin room per person sharing.
All park entrance fees
Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
Game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
Exclusive transport in a safari tour mini bus with a game viewing top up roof.
I litre bottle of mineral water per person per day while on a road safari.
Excluded in this Tour:
Items of a personal nature
Complimentary Elida Tours Safari hat
Booking Terms And Conditions
ELIDA TOURS & SAFARIS BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR TOURS & SAFARIS
The Booking Terms:
A minimum of 40 % of the total cost of the tour has to be paid at the time of booking confirmation and the balance is payable at/or before the start of the safari.
Any tour and safari deposit paid shall be refunded less the cost of cancellation fees levied by hotels and administrative costs as follow.
No. of days Percentage forfeited of tour price.
More than 40 days full refund less 5% of the administration fee
14-40 days 20% of tour price
6-14 days 30% of the tour price
Less than 5 days and now show No refunds.
Please note that refunds will be done within 30 days after cancellation of the tour/safari.
Modification of tour
If you choose to modify the arrangements after the commencement of the tour i.e. change accommodation or the duration of your stay, the company shall accept no liability for any loss or additional expense and no refunds will be made.
Tour prices include:
– All expenses for drivers and vehicles appropriate for the itinerary as set out. i.e. for transfers, game drives, drivers allowances unless otherwise stated in the itinerary.
– Government hotel taxes, training levy and service charges, all park entry fees except where specifically indicated separately.
Tour price exclude:
– Personal insurance,
– Airport taxes, landing fees for charters and visas,
– Gratuities to drivers and porters (other than hotel service charge),
– Beverages (unless otherwise indicated),
– Laundry, other personal expenses of tour members (i.e. telephone calls etc),
– Any other tour services requested that do not appear in the itinerary.
Safari booking and accommodation.
– Our safari package are based on two persons sharing in a twin room tent.
– Single rooms are provided at an additional cost (single room supplement – (SRS).
– Hotels/lodges/tented camps are named as an indication of the category of accommodation and if the need arises may be reserved at same standard of hotel/lodges/tented camps. In the event that this happens we undertake to notify you of any changes to your safari accommodation in advance.
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The client is required to ensure that their passport and travel documentation is in order and that they have obtained the necessary visas for their journey.
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