Amboseli-Tsavo Budget Safari 5 Days/4 Nights

Amboseli-Tsavo Budget Safari 5 Days/4 Nights takes you to watch large elephant herds and various other wild species, great scenery and astonishing lava flows.

Parks to visit:

Amboseli National Park, Tsavo National Parks

Activities and What to see:

Game drives, large elephant herds, cultural and tribal visits (at an extra cost), birding, photography, scenery viewing (Mt. Kilimanjaro) Mzima Springs, Shetani Lava Flows, Mudanda Rock, Aruba Dam


Budget lodges

Itinerary at a glance

Day        Destination                                           Meal Plan                              Activity
1              Amboseli National Park                    LD                                          PM G/D
2              Amboseli National Park                    BLD                                        AM & PM G/D
3              Tsavo West National Park                 BLD                                        PM G/D
4              Tsavo East National Park                  BLD                                        PM G/D
5              Depart                                                       B                                             AM G/D

L-Lunch, D-Dinner, B-Breakfast, BB-Bed and breakfast, PM G/D- afternoon game drive, AM G/D-early morning game drive

Detailed itineraries

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli National Park
On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative. Early morning departure from Nairobi driving southwards through Maasai country arriving at the plains below Mt. Kilimanjaro where Amboseli is situated in time for lunch. Enjoy afternoon game drives in the scenic Amboseli National Park till evening.
Meals: Lunch and Dinner only
Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 2: Amboseli National Park
Early morning game drive in Amboseli, famous for the large elephant herds and a variety of other wild species. One also gets to have spectacular views of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, on a clear day. Return to the lodge for breakfast and the rest of the morning will be at leisure. After lunch, depart for an afternoon game drive for a chance to explore the park further.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner only
Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 3: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo West National Park
After breakfast, depart for Tsavo West. One of its interesting features is Mzima Springs. Clear, clean water comes from the Chyulu Hills goes underground then surfaces in the form of springs. The hills are volcanic with black lava.  After lunch, depart for an afternoon game drive. This park is the largest national park in Kenya – 20,567 square kilometres. It is partly hilly and even  mountainous.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner only
Accommodation: Man Eaters Camp

Day 4: Tsavo West National Park – Tsavo East National Park
Early morning departure to Tsavo East, the land of elephants. After lunch, enjoy the various attractions in this park in an afternoon game drive. The park offers some of the most magnificent game drives in the world. Some of the attractions that visitors can enjoy in Tsavo East National Park are the larger herds of elephants, rhinos and Hirola (hunter’s hartebeest); Man eaters of Tsavo; Aruba Dam, located on the north bank of the seasonal Voi River, and which is visited by thousands of animals and making it a great game viewing destination; Mudanda Rock, which is a whale-backed rock towering above a natural dam and which acts as a draw to hundreds of elephant; The Yatta Plateau, which is the longest lava flow in the world and an ornithological paradise that attracts migrating birds from all over the world; The Lugards Falls, through which the waters of the Galana River plunge into foaming rapids and crocodile-infested pools; Tsavo/Athi Rivers confluence when the two rivers join they form the Galana River.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner only
Accommodation: Ashnil Aruba Lodge

Day 5: Tsavo East National Park – Nairobi
An early morning game drive permits further exploration of this great park followed by breakfast. Afterwards departure to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. Lunch on this day will be on own. You will then be transferred to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your outbound flight.
Meals: Breakfast only

End of Service
Nett cost (in US Dollars) based on a 7-seater minivan:
Ranges from USD  per person sharing   based on a minimum of two pax in a minivan.
The cost differs depending on the season and the number of people in a minivan. Kindly contact us for the exact cost  as per your preference.       

NB: The above rates are subject to availability at the time of booking. Also kindly refer to our terms of use on this link  so that u can understand your rights and obligations, as well as, ours.

Optional: Temporary membership to Emergency Medical Evacuation Service whilst on safari= USD 15.00 per person


Included features:

  • Accommodation in standard rooms as described
  • Airport transfers and meet & greet service by our representative at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Meals as described: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 1-litre bottled mineral water per person per day only when on  safari
  • Transportation by specially equipped 7-seater safari minivans with special roof hatches to ensure excellent viewing and for easy photography. All minivans are equipped with HF radios (window seat guaranteed for every client)
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide
  • Game drives, sightseeing and excursions as described in the itinerary, inclusive of applicable entrance fees
  • Applicable local and government taxes on accommodation and transportation

Not included:

  • International or domestic airfare, airport taxes and security related fees unless mentioned above
  • Meals not described in the itinerary above
  • Tips and gratuities to driver/guide; hotel/camp and restaurant staff; room service etc
  • Travel Insurance
  •  Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, bottled water and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages etc.
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary above