Elephant Trails

  • CAD $2,160

  • 7 days / 6 nights

This 7-day road safari contrasts the haunting beauty of world-famous Amboseli National Park, where vast herds of elephants wade amid brilliant green swamps, and a rich array of wildlife are showcased against the Hollywood backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro, with the exclusive game-rich realm of the Taita Hills Game Reserve.Thereafter, relax into three nights of sun, silver sand and Indian Ocean paradise at the sumptuous 4-star Southern Palms Beach Resort, which stands on Kenya’s renowned Diani Beach.

Itinerary

Day Destination Activities
1 Nairobi Pick up from the airport
Transfer to Amboseli National Park
2 Amboseli National Park Game drive through Kenya’s most famous park
3 Taita Hills Drive into the neighbouring Taita Hills Game Reserve
4 Mombasa Drive down to Kenya’s glorious Indian Ocean
5 + 6 Mombasa Spend the time to enjoy and relax at the resort
7 Nairobi Drive back to Nairobi

Arrive Nairobi

Upon arrival at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative and driven into the Amboseli National Park in time for lunch at the Amboseli Serena, which is uniquely situated at the centre of the park. In the afternoon enjoy your first game drive on the elephant trail. Dinner and overnight at the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge.

Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Activities: Afternoon game drive
Meal: B, L, D

On the elephant trail in Amboseli National Park

Early morning game drive through Kenya’s most famous park, which is towered over by the magnificent bulk of 5,896m high Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Comparatively compact it is dotted with emerald green swamps in which great herds of elephants can be seen half-submerged amongst the papyrus grasses. You will return for breakfast and the rest of the morning at leisure to relax around the pool. After lunch, visit Observation Hill on your afternoon game drive, which offers stunning photographic opportunities, then arrive back at the lodge in time for dinner.

Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Activities: Early-morning, afternoon game drive
Meal: B, L, D

Into the Taita Hills

After an early breakfast drive into the neighbouring Taita Hills Game Reserve, an unusually verdant private sanctuary which serves as an elephant migratory corridor linking Amboseli, Tsavo East and West national parks. Renowned for the intimacy of its elephant viewing and its magnificent prides of lions, the reserve offers 50 mammal and 300 bird species. It also promises uniquely privileged waterhole game viewing immediately adjacent to the Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, which is built to resemble a fort and boasts a fascinating First World War and Hollywood film history. Arrive in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Return for dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge
Activities: Afternoon game drive
Meal: B, L, D

Down to the Indian Ocean

After an early breakfast drive down to Kenya’s glorious Indian Ocean coastline arriving at around midday. Relax into four days at the 4-star Southern Palms Beach Resort, which stands on the silver sweep of one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, Diani Beach.

Accommodation: Southern Palms Beach Resort
Meal: B, D

Indian Ocean Paradise

Spend your time enjoying this superb resort, which features a unique blend of traditional Swahili and Arabic architecture and is set in 10 acres of tropical gardens looking out over silver sands and blue lagoons to the coral gardens of the Kenyan barrier reef. Enjoy the two magnificent free-form swimming pools, a superb range of watersports, an interactive health centre, and a dazzling array of dining and entertainment options. Breakfast and dinner at the resort.

Accommodation: Southern Palms Beach Resort
Meal: B, D

Nairobi

After breakfast drive (or take our offered flight option) back to Nairobi.

Dates & Prices

Departure DatePrice per personChild (sharing)#
From $2,170
From $2,160

*Price per person based on double occupancy. Due to the dynamic nature of availability and pricing, please click here to contact us directly for departure schedule and full pricing
#Children’s rates are offered on the basis of the child being under 12 years of age and sharing with an adult.

Accommodations

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, the glittering Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this world-famous national park. Secluded within a grove of acacia trees, it is built around a crystal stream fed by the melt-waters of Mount Kilimanjaro. There is a central swimming pool and sundeck and attractions include game drives, guided nature walks and Maasai cultural displays.

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Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge

Styled to resemble a German fort, the 62-room Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge lies in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Reserve, and is set in extensive grounds with a swimming pool, sundeck, game-viewing waterhole (with photo hide), guided nature trails, educational talks and authentic Taita cultural entertainment nightly.

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Southern Palms Beach Resort

Standing in prime position on stunning Diani Beach, which has been voted one of the most beautiful in the world, this 4-star resort offers 300 air-conditioned rooms, 2 swimming pools, tennis, squash, free water sports, gym and mini-golf, a turtle protection programme and live entertainment nightly.

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