JT Safaris

3 Days Tsavo West and Saltlick Safari from Mombasa: An Immersive Wildlife Adventure

Tour Overview

Embarking on a 3-day Tsavo West and Saltlick safari from Mombasa is an extraordinary opportunity to explore the diverse ecosystems and abundant wildlife of two iconic destinations in Kenya. Tsavo West National Park and Saltlick Game Lodge offer unique safari experiences, from the rugged landscapes of Tsavo West to the elevated vantage points of Saltlick. This itinerary ensures an immersive wildlife adventure, creating lasting memories of the incredible natural wonders of Kenya.


Day 1: Mombasa to Tsavo West National Park

  • Departure from Mombasa: Your safari adventure begins with an early morning departure from Mombasa. A professional guide will pick you up from your hotel or a designated meeting point.
  • Scenic Drive: Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque countryside as you make your way to Tsavo West National Park. Observe the changing landscapes and local villages along the route.
    Enter Tsavo West: Upon arrival at the park’s entrance, complete the necessary formalities and enter the breathtaking wilderness of Tsavo West National Park.
  • Game Drive: Embark on an exciting game drive, accompanied by your knowledgeable guide. Tsavo West is renowned for its diverse wildlife population, including elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, giraffes, zebras, and numerous bird species. Capture memorable photographs and soak in the sights and sounds of the African savanna.
  • Mzima Springs: Visit Mzima Springs, a natural oasis within Tsavo West. Marvel at the crystal-clear waters inhabited by hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of fish species. Take a leisurely stroll along the observation platforms and immerse yourself in this serene setting.
  • Shetani Lava Flow: Explore the Shetani Lava Flow, a vast expanse of solidified lava that resulted from volcanic activity. Learn about the geology of the area and how these volcanic forces have shaped the unique landscape.
  • Overnight Stay: As the day comes to a close, head to your chosen accommodation within Tsavo West for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 2: Tsavo West to Saltlick Game Lodge

  • Morning Game Drive: Start your day with an early morning game drive in Tsavo West, taking advantage of the prime wildlife viewing opportunities during the cooler hours of the morning. Observe the animals in their natural habitat and appreciate the beauty of the park.
  • Breakfast: Return to your accommodation for a delicious breakfast, replenishing your energy for the day ahead.
  • Transfer to Saltlick Game Lodge: After breakfast, depart Tsavo West and embark on a scenic drive towards Saltlick Game Lodge. Enjoy the changing landscapes as you move from Tsavo West to Taita Hills.
  • Saltlick Game Lodge: Arrive at the unique Saltlick Game Lodge, built on stilts overlooking a waterhole. Experience an extraordinary vantage point, allowing you to observe wildlife from a close distance as they come to drink water.
  • Lunch: Enjoy a delectable lunch at the lodge, savoring the flavors while keeping an eye out for any animal sightings.
  • Afternoon Game Drive: Venture into the expansive Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, located adjacent to Saltlick Game Lodge. Embark on an afternoon game drive, encountering a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, and various bird species.
  • Sundowner: As the day draws to a close, indulge in a magical sundowner experience amidst the scenic beauty of Taita Hills. Toast to the stunning African sunset, creating unforgettable memories.
  • Dinner at Saltlick Game Lodge: Return to the lodge for a sumptuous dinner, accompanied by the sounds
    of the African wilderness. Reflect on the day’s adventures and immerse yourself in the ambiance of the lodge.

Day 3: Saltlick Game Lodge to Mombasa

  • Early Morning Game Drive: Wake up early to catch the sunrise and embark on a final game drive in the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary. Take advantage of the early hours when wildlife is most active and capture any last sightings of the remarkable creatures that inhabit the area.
  • Breakfast: Return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast, savoring the flavors and reminiscing about the incredible wildlife encounters of the past two days.
  • Departure from Saltlick: Bid farewell to Saltlick Game Lodge and begin your journey back to Mombasa, cherishing the memories of your unforgettable safari experience.
  • Lunch: Stop for a packed lunch at a scenic location along the way, enjoying a picnic amidst the natural beauty of the Kenyan landscape.
  • Return to Mombasa: Continue your drive back to Mombasa, relishing the captivating views and reflecting on the remarkable wildlife sightings and experiences you’ve had during your Tsavo West and Saltlick safari.
  • Drop-off: Arrive in Mombasa in the late afternoon, where you will be dropped off at your hotel or a preferred location, marking the end of your incredible 3-day adventure.

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