11 Day Capital to Coast

US$2510 per person sharing

Days 1-2: Nairobi

There are plenty of activities you can choose from for the next two days including:

  • Visit David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

  • Head to Kibera to visit Amani Kibera’s projects including the library

  • AFEW Giraffe Centre

  • Karen Blixen Museum

  • Nairobi Museum

  • Nairobi National Park Animal Orphanage

  • Matbronze Art Gallery & Foundry

  • Nairobi National Park

  • Bomas of Kenya

  • Horse riding

  • Shopping

  • Helicopter excursions

  • Browns Cheese Tour

  • Circle Art Exhibition

  • Horse racing at Ngong Race Course

  • Spa treatments

Included meals: Dinner



Day 3: Nairobi to Amboseli
This morning depart on your safari adventure. Drive to Amboseli National Park nestled at the foothills of Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Amboseli is a top destination in Kenya for wildlife. Indeed, one of the classic images of East Africa is that of a herd of elephant strolling across the plains with the snow-capped peak of Kilimanjaro in the background. It is to catch this sight that people flood to Amboseli National Park. While Kilimanjaro is actually across the border in Tanzania, Amboseli has a perfect view of the world’s tallest free-standing mountain, rising an impressive 5895 metres above the plains.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Approximate driving time: 5 hours


Day 4: Amboseli National Park
A day of game driving in the park, which contains swamp grounds in which elephants and hippos are in abundance.  A variety of plains game, antelopes and birds can be also be seen.  

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


 

Day 5: Amboseli to Tsavo West
The best time to view the majestic mountain is at dawn, when the clouds lift and the light is clear and soft.  Upon rising, witness the African sunrise lighten the majestic mountain, distributing its golden rays to the dry savannah of Amboseli National Park. It’s a very good photo opportunity.  After breakfast, depart for Tsavo West National Park.   
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Approximate driving time: 5 hours


Day 6: Tsavo West
Spend the morning on a game drive around the wildlife reserve.  The rest of the day is for you to enjoy as you wish – there are a number of activities available including:

  • Nature walks 

  • Bird watching

  • Wildlife talks

  • Night game drive

  • Village visit

  • Traditional music and entertainment

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7:  Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary to Mombasa

After a morning game drive head towards the coast to Mombasa.  From the peace of Lumo to the hustle and bustle of this historic port town, this is a day of significant contrasts.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Approximate driving time: 4 1/2 hours


Day 8-11: Coast
These days are up to you.  Relax on the beach, shop in the Old Town, visit Fort Jesus, or experience the ancient Kayas where the local tribes once worshipped their gods.  The Kayas are forests that held significance in traditional culture in this area and there are a number of Kayas extending down the coast into Tanzania.  A local guide will take you through Kaya Kinondo, one Kaya that has become an eco-tourism project supporting the villages that have used the Kaya for centuries of ritual and worship.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


 


*This quote is a guide only, based on lodge and permanent tent accommodation. It is in no way binding. The final price of the tour will be quoted at the time of booking, based on individual preferences for accommodation and other inclusions/exclusions

 

Ask us about group discounts, rates for Kenyan residents and this itinerary as a camping trip


Inclusions:
All accommodation in tented camps and lodges
All meals listed in the itinerary plus 2 litres bottled water per person per day
All transport and tours/game drives as listed on the itinerary 
in a comfortable safari van fit for photography, game viewing and touring
Service of an English-speaking professional driver/guide

Park entry fees to Amboseli National Park, Tsavo West National Park and Taita Hills/Lumo Sanctuary


Not Included:
Travel insurance
Visas for Kenya ($50 each, to be obtained on arrival)
Meals not listed
Personal expenses or room charges including laundry, drinks and phone calls
Vaccinations
Airfare to Nairobi and from Mombasa pre- and post-tour
Additional optional activities
Tips or gratuities

Partners' combined experience of 17 years

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