3 Days Shimba Hills and Tsavo East Safari

lion on tsavo safari

Itinerary

Day 1

1200Hrs, Pick up from Hotel, and drive to Shimba ridge. See different cultures and indigenous people of the southern coast of Kenya. The drive towards the tropical rain forest is only 50 km from Diani Beach.

1300Hrs, we arrive at the Shimba lodge,situated in the middle of the tropical rain forest. Have lunch and relax for an hour.

1430Hrs, we go for a game drive (animal spotting) as we head for the hike down to the Sheldrick falls. Amazing water fall from the heart of the Mkurumuji river,flowing with cold water. Swimming is ideal.

1500Hrs, Arrive water fall, go down the 2km hike with an armed ranger.

1645Hrs, Back on top of Hill, cold drink to cool you off.

1700Hrs, Time to spot all that Shimba can offer. African Forest Elephants, Sable antelopes , Buffalos , Heart Beast , Giraffe , Warthogs, Bush Bucks, Water bucks, etc etc. No cats will be seen here.

1815Hrs, Arrive Pengo Hill, Highest point on the ridge, Pop a bottle of some prime bubbly as you watch the African sun set.

1900Hrs, Back at lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 2

0630Hrs, Optional early morning game drive.

0745Hrs, Back at lodge

0830Hrs, Exit lodge after a heavy breakfast and head to Tsavo East National park. Pass through tensof villages as we drive the rough terrain.

1100Hrs, Arrive Bachuma Gate, Enter the park and start game drive as we head for the Lodge. Spot The red Elephants of Tsavo, Impalas , Buffalos ,Zebras , Giraffes, Hippos , Gazelles , Gerenuks , Different bird life and Much more.

1300Hrs, Arrive lodge for check inn and lunch.

1600Hrs, We go on our second game drive of the day, More likely to see the big cats since the sun is setting, lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, may be spotted.

1800Hrs, Stop in the middle of the park, sit on the roof and enjoy a drink amidst wild herds of animals as the sun sets.

1900Hrs, Back at lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3

0600Hrs, Early morning game drive. More luck to see a kill.

0800Hrs, Back at lodge for heavy breakfast.

0930Hrs, Exit lodge and head for Gate via game drive.

1100Hrs, Exit Park. and drive back to Diani. A snack will be provided if hungry.

1500Hrs, Back at Hotel, just in time for a sun tan.

End of Safari.

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Kenya Wildlife Service
David Sheldrick Wildlife trust