Kenya's Best Safari Deals & Local Cultural Experience
Rural Mombasa Cultural Safari is the better option combining safari and local people’s cultural experience. You will visit Tsavo East, Amboseli, Salt Lick Wildlife Sanctuary and Tsunza village for cultural experience in rural Kenya. This can be extended to 13 days aimed to bring you to as well enjoy Kenya’s beach experience in Diani, Mombasa.
Day 1: Arrive Mombasa, Kenya: Tsunza Village
Arrive at Moi International Airport in Mombasa where you will be received by your tour guide followed by a transfer for your overnight accommodation at Castle Royal Hotel strategically situated at the heart of Mombasa City and a few kilometres away from the airport. Relax while at the same time getting ready before your Rural Mombasa Cultural Safari adventure experience in Kenya begins tomorrow morning.
Day 2: Mombasa – Tsavo East: Voi Wildife Lodge
We depart after breakfast and drive towards Tsavo East National Park, home to the spectacular herds of dust-red elephants that can easily be spotted in their natural habitat. Enjoy a safari game drive en route to Voi Wildlife Safari Lodge arriving in time for check-in and lunch. After lunch, take an exciting afternoon safari game drive around the park. Rural Mombasa Cultural Safari dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Tsavo East – Amboseli: Amboseli Camp
We take an early morning safari game drive returning to the camp for breakfast. Depart for Amboseli National Park, an amazing ecosystem with elephants as the kings of the park and best known as a photographer’s paradise as you have all the chances to capture some of the most beautiful close-up wildlife photographs arriving in time for check-in and lunch at Amboseli Safari Camp. After lunch enjoy an afternoon safari game drive in Amboseli, also recognized as the best place offering some of the most magnificent views of the legendary Mount Kilimanjaro especially on a clear morning. Rural Mombasa Cultural Safari dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Amboseli – Salt Lick Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary: Sarova Saltlick Lodge
Depart after breakfast enjoying wildlife viewing en route to Saltlick Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, a private owned and secluded sanctuary where visitor entry is controlled so as to avoid overcrowding and scaring animals away. The sanctuary offers dramatic landscape with plenty of wildlife. We will arrive in time for check-in time for lunch at Sarova Salt Lick Lodge, a perfect safari escape giving you the opportunity to enjoy wildlife viewing from all directions. Whether on a comfy chair in the lobby, on your dining table at the restaurant, on your seat on the veranda of the bar or even on your bed, you will still enjoy wildlife viewing. Afternoon game drive returning to the lodge. Rural Mombasa Cultural Safari dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – 9: Salt Lick Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary – Tsunza Village
Early morning safari game drive returning to the camp for breakfast and thereafter depart for this coastal rural village. Here begins another journey, a cultural trip into Tsunza village, the heart of a true African village in the outskirts of Mombasa. Welcome and discover the other side of rural Kenya as you spend your days mingling with the local villagers and doing everything as they do.
Cultural Experience and Other Activities in Tsunza Village
- Mingle with the local villagers in their homesteads
- Learn about the local culture and traditions
- Learn how to play and dance to traditional music of the Duruma community
- Take part in day-to-day activities: fishing, grazing, farming, etc.
- Enjoy open air picnic lunch under palm trees
- Watch tradition palm wine tapping or even test it while still fresh
- Meet, greet and play with children at Makuti Children’s Home
- Bonfire and Barbeque sessions
Day 9: Tsunza Village – Airport Transfer
Finally we have come to the end of our stay in Tsunza Village, Kenya. Bid goodbye to the villagers and proceed to Moi International Airport for your flight back home.
Day 10: Arrive Home:
Arrive back home with full memories of Kenya.
Mombasa Diani Beach Ukunda Extension – Optional
Day 9 – 11: Tsunza Village – Diani Beach Ukunda
Finally we bid goodbye to the villagers and depart Tsunza village heading out to Diani Beach arriving in time for lunch at Rongai Restaurant. Welcome to the famous Mombasa’s south coast beaches where the crystalline Indian waters and sparkling white sands invite you for relaxing moments especially after your safari. Overnight at Pride Inn Hotel for the rest of your stay in Diani Beach Ukunda.
Day 12: Diani Beach – Airport Transfer
Today we have come to the end of our stay in Kenya. After breakfast bid goodbye and proceed to Moi International Airport for your flight back home.
Day 13: Arrive Home:
Arrive back home with full memories of Kenya.
This Safari Itinerary Includes:-
- Wildlife entrance park fee
- Sightseeing and game drives as mentioned
- Full-board accommodation while on safari (drinks not included)
- Transport on a safari van during your safari adventure
- A 1/2 L bottle of water per person per day during safari
- Full-board accommodation while in the rural village
- Cultural activities in the rural village
Does Not Include:-
- International flight tickets
- Beach stay hotel accommodation
- Tips and personal expenses
- Comprehensive insurance, cancellation and repatriation
- Return airport transfers
- Anything else not mentioned in the travel contract
24 hour emergency phone number
Local swahili language intro to boost your experience
20-minute orientation talk on arrival
Airport transfer on arrival & departure – 1 Duruma cultural and traditional dance – Village bonfires & barbeque sessions – Masai village visit & advice*
You are on a long range safari now!