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6-Day Kenya Safari: Tsavo East & West - Pita Safaris


Tsavo West, Tsavo East
Budget | Lower Mid-range | Mid-range | Semi-luxury | Luxury |


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Full Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi Arrival and Acclimatization

Your Kenyan safari adventure begins upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. A Pita Safaris representative greets you with the warmest welcome and transfers you to your comfortable hotel in the city. The rest of your day is at your leisure, offering you the chance to relax and acclimate to the vibrant atmosphere of Nairobi, in anticipation of the safari that lies ahead.

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Ibis Styles Westlands, Lower Mid-Range: Ibis Styles Westlands, Mid-Range: Prideinn Azure Hotel Nairobi, Semi-Luxury: Panafric Hotel, Luxury: Hamingways Nairobi

Day 2: Journey to Tsavo East National Park and Afternoon Game Drive

Awaken to the promise of adventure as you depart early from Nairobi, heading towards the vast wilderness of Tsavo East National Park. The journey to Tsavo is scenic and inspiring, setting the tone for your safari experience. Upon arrival, delve into the park on an afternoon game drive, seeking out the majestic wildlife that calls this expanse home. As dusk falls, retire to your chosen safari lodge or camp, where the wild symphonies of Tsavo serenade you through the night.

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Voi Safari Lodge, Lower Mid-Range: Sentrim Tsavo, Mid-Range: Ashnil Aruba Lodge, Semi-Luxury: Satao Camp, Luxury: Galdessa Camp

Day 3: Full-Day Game Viewing in Tsavo East National Park

Dedicate your entire third day to the wonders of Tsavo East. Under the guidance of your expert safari guide, traverse the diverse landscapes on morning and afternoon game drives. A picturesque picnic lunch amidst the wild provides a unique dining experience. The day's adventures are capped off with another restful night at your lodge or camp, surrounded by nature's tranquility.

Following an exciting day of game drives, your driver will drop you off safely at your Tsavo East accommodation for another restful night (see above). Enjoy a drink, unwind, eat, and sleep while in the Tsavo East wildness. How could it get any better?

Day 4: Discover Tsavo West National Park's Mzima Springs and Rhino Sanctuary

Embrace a new chapter of your safari as you transition from the plains of Tsavo East to the rugged terrains of Tsavo West National Park. Begin with a morning game viewing in Tsavo East before setting off for West. The highlight of your afternoon is a visit to the crystal-clear Mzima Springs and the rhino sanctuary, dedicated to protecting the endangered rhinoceros. Your first night in Tsavo West promises a unique blend of starlit skies and peaceful wilderness.

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Ngulia Safari Lodge, Lower Mid-Range:  Ngulia Safari Lodge, Mid-Range:  Kilanguni Serena Safari Lodge, Semi-Luxury: Severin Safari Camp, Luxury: Finch Hattons

Day 5: Exploring Tsavo West's Volcanic Landscapes and Leisurely Afternoon

Your fifth day is an exploration of Tsavo West's dramatic volcanic features, including the Shetani lava flow, a testament to the earth's fiery power. Spend your afternoon leisurely, with optional activities or simply unwinding at your lodge or camp, soaking in the last full day of your safari experience. Reflect on the myriad of memories created as the African dusk embraces the land.

Following an exciting day of game drives, your driver will drop you off safely to your Tsavo West accommodation for another restful night (see above). Enjoy a drink, unwind, eat, and sleep while in the Tsavo West wildness. How could it get any better?

Day 6: Farewell Tsavo, Return to Nairobi

Your final day begins with a relaxed breakfast, savoring the last moments of your connection with the wilderness. As you journey back to Nairobi, the memories of your time in Tsavo accompany you. Pita Safaris ensures your comfortable return to the airport or your Nairobi accommodation, marking the conclusion of an unforgettable safari journey.


- All accommodation as detailed in a double occupancy room, with private facilities.

- All meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, prepared by expert chefs.

- Entrance fees to Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks.

- Expert safari drivers/guides who will accompany you throughout your journey.

- Game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles, offering optimal wildlife viewing opportunities.

- Bottled water during game drives

- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.

- All government taxes and levies


- International flights and visas.

- Travel Insurance (highly recommended).

- Optional activities or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary.

- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, laundry, items of a personal nature.

- Tips and gratuities for safari guide and camp/lodge staff.

Important to Know:

- Children aged between 0-2 years are free of charge.

- Children aged 3-12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing the same room with adults

- Children between 3-12 years pay 75% of the adult rate when staying in their separate room from adults

- Children 13 years and above are recognized as adults