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KENYA LODGE SAFARIS Amboseli | Tsavo West |Salt Lick Safaris

MKCL404: 04 Days: Amboseli | Tsavo West |Salt Lick Safaris

Day 01: Nairobi - Amboseli

Distance: 250 km (4 hrs.) Drive south to Amboseli National Park. Game viewing en route to your lodge with the immense grandeur of Mt Kilimanjaro in the background. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge, L,D.

Mt. Kilimanjaro

Day 02: Amboseli - Tsavo West

Distance: 220 km (3 hrs. 30 min). Dawn and morning game viewing drives in this elephant paradise. Breakfast and lunch at the Lodge. In the afternoon drive to Tsavo West National Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Kilaguni Lodge, B, L,D.

 

Day 03: Tsavo West - Salt Lick

Distance: 150 km (2 hrs.). Morning game viewing drive. Breakfast and lunch at the Lodge. Afternoon visit to Mzima Springs en route to Taita Hills Game Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the amazing Salt Lick Lodge designed for lofty game viewing from its thatched roof rondavels and walkways, B, L,D.

 

Day 04:  Salt Lick - Mombasa

Distance: 250 km (3 hrs. 30 min). After breakfast drive to Mombasa on the Kenya’s Indian Ocean Coast, B

 

 


 
     

 
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Mt.Kenya

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climbers.

Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro stands on featureless part of the East African plateau, on the Tanzanian side of the Kenya border near Moshi, side by side with the smaller Mount Meru. These mountains are extinct volcanoes, with Kilimanjaro actually being the agglomeration of three distinct volcanoes, Kibo (5896m/ 19,340 ft), Mwenzi (5,149 / 16,896 ft) and Shira (3,962m / 13,000 ft). whose violent creation is geologically associated with the creation of the Great Rift Valley, 100km to the West.

Mount Meru is Mount Kilimanjaro's little sister, standing at 4,566m compared to 5,895m, but is still an impressive freestanding volcano, which makes a superb four day climb to the top. It last erupted in 1910 therefore can be classified as an active volcano. The first Mount Meru ascent was made by Dr. Fritz Jaeger, 1904. The town of Arusha lies at the base of Mount Meru Trekking, loads of trek companies do this trek. Wild animals are frequently found on this mountain therefore an armed ranger usually accompanies the trekkers.