We will pick you up at your hotel and visit the Akamba woodcarvers in their village, Changamwe, where we can see them at work. Finished hand-made products are on display and for sale in the exhibition rooms.

Then we will head for downtown Mombasa, which is actually located on an island. We will passs the Hindu Temple and Moi avenuy with Mombasa's famous landmark, the giant tusks.

We continue through Ganjoni Street and Nyerere Avenue to the Likoni ferry, which connects the island to the southern mainland. From Mama Ngina Avenue, we have a view of the entrance to the new Kilindini Harbour, the biggest port in East Africa.

Our next stop is Fort Jesus, which was built in the late 16th century by the Portuguese and is now a museum. If you like, you can visit the museum. Afterwards you will have the opportunity to stroll across the bazaar of Kibokoni, the old town inhabited by the Swahili. Finally, we will visit the Old Port, which is still being used by dhows. These old commercial ships commute between the mainland and islands like Zanzibar, Pemba or Lamu, but also sail as far as Saudi Arabia.

At the end of the city tour, we will take you back to your hotel.

From your hotel, we will drive to the Bombolulu workshops, where physically handicapped people produce and sell crafts such as woodcarvings, jewellery or clothing. The traditional African dwellings in the nearby Cultural Centre will give you an impression of life in Africa as it was a few hundred years ago.

We will continue to Nguutatu, a beautiful landscape north of Mombasa. The hills offer a spendid view of the bay and the town with its port. On the way, you will have the opportunity to see how Kenyans live and dress today.

Finally we will visit N'gomongo Village, where we will watch traditional dances. You are welcome join the artists and try the Kenyan dances yoursef!!

After the show, we will take you back to your hotel.

We will leave Mombasa in the morning and drive north along the coast. On our way, we will pass beautiful landscapes, Shimo La Tewa prison, vast sisal plantations and the town of Kilifi. The "ghost town" of Gede is located in the middle of the jungle. Built by the Arabs in the thirteenth century, it was one of the largest settlements at the East African coast. Now it has fallen to ruins.

We will drive on to Malindi, which used to be a center of slave trade. First we will visit Malindi Marine Park and make a trip in a glass bottom boat. The coral reefs boast a fascinating underwater world with a great variety of tropical fish and plants. Then we will visit a pillar erected by the Portuguese discoverer Vasco da Gama before having lunch in a hotel or picknick in a scenic spot. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to stroll the narrow lanes of Malindi or shop for souvenirs on the local market.

There is also the opportunity to visit a butterfly, snake or bird farm.

Before heading back to Mombasa, we will visit a Giriama village and watch traditional dances. An entrance fee is payable at the village.

After an early breakfast, we will drive approx. 85 km south to Shimoni, a fishermen's village at the Kenyan coast that is famous for its caves. From there, we will go on a boat trip to Wasini Island, where we will visit Mpinguti Marine Park and enjoy the amazing variety of tropical fish. If we are lucky, we will even see dolphins on our way. Soft drinks will be served on board.

We will have a lunch of delicious fresh fish and seafood in a traditional restaurant. Afterwards you will have the opportunity to take a walk through the banana plantations before we will return to Shimoni and head back to your hotel.

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning. Crossing over to the southern mainland on the Likoni ferry, you will have an excellent view of Kilindini Harbour, the biggest port of East Africa.

We will continue to the Shimba Hills game reserve, which boasts a rain forest with rare trees and orchids. The black-maned sabre antelopes are unique to this area. There are also elephants, buffaloes, leopards and monkeys. Moreover, you will see a huge variety of colourful birds on the game drive.

In good weather, the hills offer a view up to the Indian Ocean in the east, Taita Hills in the north and sometimes as far as Mount Kilimanjaro.

For lunch, we will stop at Shimba Hills Lodge or open our lunch packages. Built on pillars right next to a waterhole, the lodge gives guests an excellent opportunity to observe the game.

We will be back in Mombasa in time for dinner.

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning and drive to the thornbush savannah of Tsavo East, the land of the "red elephants". Their colour is due to the red soil that is typical for the area.

On our game drive through the 1.1 mn hectare park, we will pass Aruba dam and, depending on the local situation, Lugard Falls in Tsavo River. At this point, the river changes its name: up to Malindi it is called Galana River; from there to the Ocean it is known as Sabaki River. The park's animal kingdom includes various gazelles, kudus, waterbucks, zebras, giraffes and a variety of birds. Rhinos have become extremely rare. We may also see the famous lions of Tsavo, the so-called "man eaters". The name goes back to Lt. Col. Patterson, whose men suffered under the lions while building Tsavo Bridge and the railway line to Uganda.

We will have lunch at Voi Safari Lodge, which offers a view of the 90 km long Yatta plateau, one of the world's longest lava streams (provided that the weather is clear). Then we will leave Kenya's biggest national park and head back to Mombasa, where we arrive in the evening.

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning towards Voi. The street passes between the national parks Tsavo East and Tsavo West, which surround most of the private Taita Hills Game Reserve. After a short rest in the hotel we will go on a game drive through Taita Hills, the home of giraffes, various antelopes, buffaloes, cheetahs and even some lions. Then we will return to the hotel for lunch.

In the afternoon you have the chance to watch an African dance show or relax at the swimming pool. You will be back in your hotel in time for dinner.

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning and drive to the thornbush savannah of Tsavo East, the land of the "red elephants". Their colour is due to the red soil that is typical for the area.

On our game drive through the 1.1 mn hectare park, we will pass Aruba dam and, depending on the local situation, Lugard Falls in Tsavo River. At this point, the river changes its name: up to Malindi it is called Galana River; from there to the Ocean it is known as Sabaki River. The park's animal kingdom includes various gazelles, kudus, waterbucks, zebras, giraffes and a variety of birds. Rhinos have become extremely rare. We may also see the famous lions of Tsavo, the so-called "man eaters". The name goes back to Lt. Col. Patterson, whose men suffered under the lions while building Tsavo Bridge and the railway line to Uganda.

We will have lunch at Voi Safari Lodge, which offers a view of the 90 km long Yatta plateau, one of the world's longest lava streams (provided that the weather is clear). Yatta Plateau is intersected by Athi River, which come from Nairobi and merges with Tsavo River just before Lugard Falls. We will have an afternoon game drive and then return to the lodge to have dinner and spend the night.

Day 2

In the morning, we will go on a game drive. If we did not make it to Lugard Falls on the first day, we may pass there now. After lunch in the hotel, we will leave Kenya's biggest national park and head back to Mombasa, where we arrive in the evening.

Day 1

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning and drive to the thornbush savannah of Tsavo East, the land of the "red elephants". Their colour is due to the red soil that is typical for the area.

On our game drive through the 1.1 mn hectare park, we will pass Aruba dam and, depending on the local situation, Lugard Falls in Tsavo River. At this point, the river changes its name: up to Malindi it is called Galana River; from there to the Ocean it is known as Sabaki River. The park's animal kingdom includes various gazelles, kudus, waterbucks, zebras, giraffes and a variety of birds. Rhinos have become extremely rare. We may also see the famous lions of Tsavo, the so-called "man eaters". The name goes back to Lt. Col. Patterson, whose men suffered under the lions while building Tsavo Bridge and the railway line to Uganda.

We will have lunch at Voi Safari Lodge, which offers a view of the 90 km long Yatta plateau, one of the world's longest lava streams (provided that the weather is clear).

Then we will leave Kenya's biggest national park and drive to our hotel in Taita Hills game reserve. The private reserve is practically surrounded by the national parks of Tsavo East and West. We will have an afternoon game drive before we return to the hotel to have dinner and spend the night.

Day 2

If desired, we will go on an early-morning game drive through Taita Hills, where we may see giraffes, various antelopes, buffaloes, cheetahs and some lions. After breakfast, we will have another game drive before we return to the hotel for lunch.

After lunch in the hotel, we will head back to Mombasa, where we arrive in the evening.

Day 1

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning and drive to the thornbush savannah of Tsavo East, the land of the "red elephants". Their colour is due to the red soil that is typical for the area.

On our game drive through the 1.1 mn hectare park, we will pass Aruba dam and, depending on the local situation, Lugard Falls in Tsavo River. At this point, the river changes its name: up to Malindi it is called Galana River; from there to the Ocean it is known as Sabaki River. The park's animal kingdom includes various gazelles, kudus, waterbucks, zebras, giraffes and a variety of birds. Rhinos have become extremely rare. We may also see the famous lions of Tsavo, the so-called "man eaters". The name goes back to Lt. Col. Patterson, whose men suffered under the lions while building Tsavo Bridge and the railway line to Uganda.

We will have lunch at Voi Safari Lodge, which offers a view of the 90 km long Yatta plateau, one of the world's longest lava streams (provided that the weather is clear). Yatta Plateau is intersected by Athi River, which comes from Nairobi and merges with Tsavo River just before Lugard Falls.

Then we will leave Kenya's biggest national park and drive to Tsavo West, where we will have dinner and spend the night at Ngulia Lodge. The logde is located on a hill and offers a splendid view - e.g. as far as Voi Hills.

Day 2

After breakfast we will go on a game drive to Mzima Springs, where we will watch crocodiles and hippos. The springs are fed mainly by underground streams from Chyulu Hills, one of Kenya's youngest national parks. 20 000 litres of crystal clear water come to the surface every day and serve as a fresh water reservoir for the region of Mombasa. Chyulu Hills are said to be haunted - there are many stories about strange things going on there.

We may pass Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, which is also located in Tsavo West.

After lunch at Ngulia or Kilaguni Lodge, we will head back to Mombasa, where we will arrive in the evening.

Day 1

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning and drive to Kilaguni Lodge in Tsavo West, where we will have breakfast. Then we then continue our journey through Masai country and past manyattas (Masai huts) to Amboseli, where we will arrive for lunch. Despite its size of "only" 390 km² Amboseli, which means "place of water" in Masai language, has probably the most diverse wildlife of all parks in Kenya. Authors like Ernest Hemingway have made this park famous.

In the afternoon we will go on a game drive through the scenic national park at the bottom of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), the highest mountain in Africa. Amboseli has a huge elephant population as well as a great variety of gazelles, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, rhinos, lions and cheetahs. New lakes have also attracted flamingoes and many other water fowl.

In the evening we will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. Depending on the hotel, you will either have the opportunity to watch animals coming to the nearby waterhole in the cool night, or sit around a large campfire.


Day 2

If desired, we will go on an early-morning game drive. After breakfast we will drive back through Massai land to Tsavo West. We will have a short stop at the Shaitani lava fields, which were formed more than 4000 years ago by the eruption of a volcano that must have been higher than Mount Kilimanjaro. Then we will continue to Mzima Springs, where we can watch crocodiles and hippos. The springs are fed mainly by underground streams from Chyulu Hills, one of Kenya's youngest national parks. 20,000 litres of crystal clear water come to the surface each day and serve as a fresh water reservoir for the region of Mombasa. The Chyulu Hills are said to be haunted - there are many stories about strange things going on there.

Tsavo West is 9 065 km² in size and includes the famous Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary.

After lunch we will head back to Mombasa, where we will arrive in the evening.

Day 1

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning and drive to the thornbush savannah of Tsavo East, the land of the "red elephants". Their colour is due to the red soil that is typical for the area.

On our game drive through the 1.1 mn hectare park, we will pass Aruba dam and, depending on the local situation, the Lugard Falls in Tsavo River. At this point, the river changes its name: up to Malindi it is called Galana River; from there to the Ocean it is known as Sabaki River. The park's animal kingdom includes various gazelles, kudus, waterbucks, zebras, giraffes and a variety of birds. Rhinos have become extremely rare. We may also see the famous lions of Tsavo, the so-called "man eaters". The name goes back to Lt. Col. Patterson, whose men suffered under the lions while building Tsavo Bridge and the railway line to Uganda.

In good weather, we will have a view of the 90 km long Yatta plateau, one of the world's longest lava streams. The plateau is intersected by Athi River, which comes down from Nairobi and merges with Tsavo River just before the Lugard Falls.

Then we will leave Kenya's largest national park and drive to Tsavo West (9 065 km²), stopping on the way for lunch. We will have dinner and spend the night at Ngulia Lodge, which is located on a hill and offers a splendid view - e.g. as far as Voi Hills. Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary is located nearby.

Day 2

After breakfast we will go to Mzima Springs, where we can watch crocodiles and hippos. The springs are fed mainly by underground streams from Chyulu Hills, one of Kenya's youngest national parks. 20,000 litres of crystal clear water come to the surface each day and serve as a fresh water reservoir for the region of Mombasa. The Chyulu Hills are said to be haunted - there are many stories about strange things going on there.

Before leaving Tsavo West, we will pass the Shaitani lava fields. They were formed more than 4000 years ago by the eruption of a volcano that must have been higher than Mount Kilimanjaro.

We will stop at a scenic spot to eat our packed lunch and then continue our journey through Masai country and past manyattas (Masai huts) to Amboseli, where we will start a game drive right away. Despite its size of "only" 390 km² Amboseli, which means "place of water" in Masai language, has probably the most diverse wildlife of all parks in Kenya. Authors like Ernest Hemingway have made this park famous.

In the evening we will reach our lodge, where we will have dinner and spend the night. Depending on the lodge, you will be able to watch game coming to nearby waterholes in the cool night, or enjoy the evening at a big camp fire.

Day 3

If desired, we will go on an early-morning game drive through Amboseli. This scenic national park at the bottom of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), the highest mountain in Africa, has a huge elephant population as well as a great variety of gazelles, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, rhinos, lions and cheetahs. New lakes have also attracted flamingoes and many other water fowl.

After breakfast, we will have another game drive and then head back through Masai country in the rough direction of Taita Hills. As the route is very close to the Tanzanian border, we may be asked to produce identification (a photocopy of your passport should be sufficient). The alternative route is through Emali to the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, passing between Tsavo East and West.

We will have a picknick lunch on the way and arrive in Mombasa in the evening.

Day 1

We will leave Mombasa early in the morning and drive to Kilaguni Lodge in Tsavo West, where we will have breakfast. Then we then continue our journey through Masai country and past manyattas (Masai huts) to Amboseli, where we will arrive for lunch. Despite its size of "only" 390 km² Amboseli, which means "place of water" in Masai language, has probably the most diverse wildlife of all parks in Kenya. Authors like Ernest Hemingway have made this park famous.

In the afternoon we will go on a game drive through the scenic national park at the bottom of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), the highest mountain in Africa. Amboseli has a huge elephant population as well as a great variety of gazelles, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, rhinos, lions and cheetahs. New lakes have also attracted flamingoes and many other water fowl.

In the evening we will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. Depending on the hotel, you will either have the opportunity to watch animals coming to the nearby waterhole in the cool night, or sit around a large campfire.


Day 2

If desired, we will go on an early-morning game drive. After breakfast we will drive back through Massai land to Tsavo West. We will have a short stop at the Shaitani lava fields, which were formed more than 4000 years ago by the eruption of a volcano that must have been higher than Mount Kilimanjaro. Then we will continue to Mzima Springs, where we can watch crocodiles and hippos. The springs are fed mainly by underground streams from Chyulu Hills, one of Kenya's youngest national parks. 20,000 litres of crystal clear water come to the surface each day and serve as a fresh water reservoir for the region of Mombasa. The Chyulu Hills are said to be haunted - there are many stories about strange things going on there.

Tsavo West is 9 065 km² in size and includes the famous Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary.

Then our journey will take us to Taita Hills Game Reserve, where we will arrive for a late dinner and overnight. The private game reserve is for the most part surrounded by the national parks of Tsavo Ost and West.

Day 3

If desired, we will go on an early-morning game drive through Taita Hills, where we may see giraffes, various antelopes, buffaloes, cheetahs and some lions. After breakfast, we will have another game drive before we return to the hotel for lunch.

The extended lunch break offers the chance for a refreshing dip in the hotel pool or an African dance show. In the afternoon we will head back to Mombasa, where we will arrive in the evening.