A Tsavo Safari is the ideal destination for people who seek solitude and privacy as well as the chance to explore the wilderness. With its proximity to Mombasa it is also an ideal safari for those staying on the coast. Following recent volcanic activity, Tsavo West National Park is covered in volcanic cones, rock outcrops and lava flows, the most spectacular being Shaitani lava flow
Early morning departure from your Mombasa hotel or Cruise Ship and drive along the Mombasa –Nairobi road via Voi town to taita wildlife sanctuary. Mid-morning Game drive after entry . Taita hills wildlife sanctuary hosts four among the members of the big five & it’s adjacent to Tsavo west national park. Lunch. Enjoy excellent views and photographic opportunities from the lodge lobby / terraces areas. Visit the underground tunnel and bunker with ground level windows that provides unbelievably close, yet safe access to variety of animals as they frequent the water hole for water & salt licks. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Sarova saltlick game lodge.
The Sarova Salt Lick game lodge offers excellent amenities and accommodation in the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, a great base from which to explore the Tsavo region.
Taita Hills wild life sanctuary covers an area of 24,000 Ha. Physical attractions include thorny bushes, acacia forests, arid and savannah, swamp and Taita hills among others. Animals found here include elephants, lions, cheetah, zebras, giraffes, different types of birds like (ostriches, horny bills, guinea fowls, kingfishers, weaver birds etc).
We shall start the day with an early morning game viewing before breakfast. Return to our lodge for breakfast. This will be followed by a check out and proceed for a short game run before our exit. Proceed to the Kenya coast arriving in the afternoon. Drop off at your Mombasa beach hotel or cruise ship in Mombasa.
NB: This safari to Sarova Salt lick Game Lodge safari can also involve train from mombasa to Voi to link up with your driver. With the clients advice this tour can also end in Taveta boader. Sarova Salt lick Game Lodge Safari from mombasa can be undertaken by all age groups.
Price: USD 545 per person sharing (Minimum 2 Adults)
Start/End: Mombasa or Diani
Status: Open all-year round
Tsavo West– 1 Night: Taita Hills Salt Lick , Sarova Salt lick Game Lodge
Activities: Game viewing, photography, nature walks sightseeing & birding