Minibus Budget Safaris:
For families, groups, clubs or some of us just looking for great deals, Wild Kenya Safaris offers you the following itineraries.
Managed by the owners of the famous “Tree Tops Lodge” in Aberdare National Park, Shimba Hills Lodge is the only tree tops hotel on the coast.
We depart from your hotel in the early afternoon to the cool rainforest of Shimba Hills National Reserve, followed by a PM game drive before checking in at the forest lodge. Coming up next, is a fabulous dinner under candle and moonlight, overlooking the vibrant waterhole. Here you will find wildlife bustling all around you while you wine and dine: African Fish Eagles amongst a vast variety of Birdlife, Monitor Lizards, on occasions Elephants and Bushbucks, and last but not least- the lesser Galagos that come to your dining table to say Jambo! Several other resident/transient species have been spotted in and around the lodge.
After a beautiful rest under the stars accompanied by sounds of crickets and other nightly residents- at sunrise the next morning, get set for an early AM game drive. There is high possibility to view large herds of Buffalos, Birds, Elephants, Giraffes, Heartbeast, Warthogs, and the famous Sable Antelopes which are only found in Shimba Hills and South Africa.
At 10.00 AM: Mini-trek accompanied by Ranger, to the famous and luscious Sheldrick Falls. After this refreshing walk, you will be driven back to the lodge for a scrumptious lunch.
Post lunch, you will be taken back to your hotel in Diani Beach/Mombasa.
Pick up from your hotel at 8 AM in Mombasa/Diani Beach: The City tour commences as you pass by Mama Ngina Drive, onwards to Fort Jesus, which is now a museum and cultural center. It was built by the Portuguese in the year 1593, in defense against the ancient Arab rulers of Mombasa.
We will take the opportunity to see the dhow harbor, (Old Port) where a collection of vintage dhows can be viewed. Proceed to the Arabian Old Town with its maze of narrow streets displaying beautifully carved doors, jewels and curio shops.’
Next on the list is a short visit to the sacred Hindu Temple, proceeding on to the famous monument of the elephant “Tusks.” The tusks were built to commemorate the visit of Queen Elizabeth to the town in 1952, as they lay directly on the path from the port to the town. Coincidentally the tusks also spell the letter “M” for Mombasa.
Proceed to the Akamba Handicraft Market, a local co-op society where ten thousand tribal craftsmen produce a great variety of fine-quality wood carvings, at very reasonable prices.
Lunch will be served at a hotel in town followed by a post-lunch tour to the north coast of Mombasa-to Haller Park (Baobab Adventure). Historically, Haller Park used to be a quarry previously excavated by Bamburi cement factory for cement production. It has now been transformed into a dense forest, nature trail, game sanctuary with crocodile & fish farms. With the best of eco-tourism, Haller Park is also home to hippos, antelopes, birds, reptiles, snakes, giant tortoise, crocodiles and giraffes. Arrive back to hotel late-evening.
DAY 1: Leave your hotel at 6.30AM and get set for a mid-morning game drive in the largest national park in Kenya: Tsavo East. Game drive until lunch time at Voi Safari lodge (or similar), which is elevated above sea level-enabling your own private vista view from the lodge.
Depart Tsavo East after lunch for an afternoon game drive at Taita Hills Game Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at Saltlick lodge (or similar). There is a very good chance of viewing game from the rooms at night.
DAY 2: Early morning game drive in this sanctuary with plenty of wild cats. Drive back to the lodge for breakfast, and proceed for a mid morning game drive until lunch time, served at Taita Hills lodge (or similar). After lunch, return to your coastal hotel in Mombasa/Diani Beach arriving in the late evening.
DAY 1: Pick-up from your hotel early morning and then be driven to the gates of Tsavo East National Park. Game drive enroute to Aruba Dam. Here one can view Zebra, Elephants, Buffalos, Antelopes and a variety of bird species drinking water. Proceed to Voi Safari Lodge for lunch. At the lodge, variety of game can be viewed at the underground tunnel right at the waterhole.
After lunch, get ready for another game drive taking you to different parts of the park, in search for wild animals. Dinner and overnight at lodge. There is a possibility to watch the nocturnal animals around the well-lit waterhole.
DAY 2: 6:30 AM- Enjoy an early morning game drive then come back to the lodge for breakfast. Followed by a mid morning game drive until lunch time, which is served at Lion Hill Lodge. There after, proceed to the coast arriving at your hotel in the early evening.
DAY 1: Pick up from your hotel in the early morning and drive along Mombasa – Nairobi highway to Tsavo East National Park. Game drive will follow enroute to Aruba Dam, where there is a variety of plains game e.g. Zebras, Gazelles, Waterbucks, herds of the famous red Elephants of Tsavo.
At Aruba Dam, one can experience a plethora of animals, such as Hippos, drinking water. There is also a variety of bird life including hornbills, fish eagles, kingfishers, weaver birds, marabou storks.
Next, proceed for a game drive enroute to the lodge for check in procedures. A comfortable resting break in the afternoon then get ready for your afternoon game drive. Tsavo East is also home to the Yatta plateau and Luggard falls.
DAY 2: After breakfast and check out, proceed with a game drive leaving Tsavo East. Arrive at Tsavo West in time for lunch. Proceed for an afternoon game drive and visit to the Rhino sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at Ngulia Safari lodge (or similar.)
DAY 3: Early morning breakfast, check out from the lodge. Then, morning game drive to Mzima Springs, the home of Hippos and Crocodiles. Here a special viewing facility allows the observers to view Hippos wallowing with surprising grace from below the water line. Lunch is at Voi town, then drive back to your coastal hotel in the evening.
DAY 1: Pick up from your hotel early in the morning and be driven to Tsavo East National Park. Game drive enroute to Aruba Dam, where wild animals e.g. Zebras, Buffalos, Antelopes, large herds of the famous red Elephants of Tsavo have been spotted. Lunch will be at booked lodge. Relax after lunch, until 4PM, where you will leave for an evening game drive until Sundown. Back to Voi Safari lodge (or similar) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: After breakfast check out from lodge, depart for a morning game drive en route to Amboseli with a chance of seeing wild cats coming from their hunting areas. Arrive at lunch time in your Amboseli lodge. After a two hours rest, an evening game drive follows. This is a place of pristine beauty- as you are right at the doorstep of the highest and most breathtaking mountain in Africa~ Mt. Kilimanjaro. High chances of game viewing: including Hyenas, Gnus, Lions, Cheetahs and other types of wild animals. Dinner and overnight at lodge.
DAY 3: Early breakfast, then morning game drive in Amboseli National Park till 9 am. Leave the park with a game drive enroute through Irimito gate. Lunch will be served in a hotel at Voi town. Thereafter, you will be driven back to your coastal hotel arriving in the late evening.
DAY 1: Depart from your hotel early in the morning driving to Tsavo West National Park. You will enter the park through Tsavo river gate with a game drive enroute to check in at Ngulia safari lodge for lunch. An evening game drive follows which will lead you to the famous Rhino sanctuary until sundown, back to Ngulia lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: After breakfast and check out, a game drive will be made in this territory of the leopards as we lead you to the known Mzima springs, the home for Hippos and Crocodiles. Here a special viewing facility allows the observers to view hippos wallowing with surprising grace from below the water line. After that you will join the convoy to Amboseli national park through the volcanic Shetani lava flows arriving at lunch time. After lunch an evening game drive follows with a chance of seeing a lot of wild animals e.g. Gnus, Elephants, Wild Cats, Hyenas and also the highest mountain in Africa known as Mt. Kilimanjaro. Then, dinner and overnight at Sentrim Camp or Kibo Safari Camp (or similar.)
DAY 3: Early morning game drive then back to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast another mid morning game drive as you are leaving through Irimito gate. Lunch will be served at a hotel in Voi town; afterwards you will be driven back to your coastal hotel arriving in the evening.
DAY 1: Start early in the morning towards Tsavo East National Park through Bachuma Gate. Game viewing at Aruba Dam, then lunch is at Voi Safari Lodge (or similar). In the afternoon, there will be another game drive until sundown. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
DAY 2: Early morning breakfast and checkout; then depart Tsavo East with game drive enroute as you exit to Amboseli National Park in time for lunch. At the doorstep rises one of the most beautiful and highest mountain in Africa~ Mt. Kilimanjaro. An evening game drive follows until sundown, with a chance of seeing more game. Then back to Sentrim Camp or Kibo safari camp (or similar) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: After breakfast and check out, leave for morning game drive until 10 AM then depart to Tsavo West National Park, arriving with game drive in time for lunch. After lunch, an evening game drive follows which will lead you to the Rhino sanctuary. Tsavo West is the home of leopards so by chance you may spot one. Dinner and overnight at Ngulia safari lodge (or similar.)
DAY 4: After breakfast and check out, a morning game drive follows as we go towards the beautiful Mzima springs. Here a special viewing facility allows the observers to view Hippos, Crocodiles and different types of fish below the water line. There after, drive out of the park. Lunch will be served at Voi town. After lunch, drive down to the coast arriving at your hotel in the evening.