If you are planning to do a 3 day safari Mombasa then this would be your best option for a wildlife safari that starts / ends in Diani or Mombasa beach hotels & resorts. A perfect blend of traditional safari in the Tsavo East, with great scenery and more wildlife in Taita Hills Game Sanctuary and extra optional activity like night game drives that cannot be done in the national parks.
The 3 days safari from Mombasa to Tsavo and Taita Hills is one of the best-selling Mombasa safari itineraries and after taking this tour you will understand why most safari lovers that take safari tours from the Kenya Coast absolutely love it!.
The same 3 days Mombasa safari can be taken from Diani beach and you will be returned to the same hotel / resort that you are staying at Diani or Tiwi Beach.
3-day Mombasa Safari Outlined Itinerary
Day 1: Depart Mombasa, drive to Tsavo East for game drives
Day 2: Morning game drive at Tsavo East. Transfer to Taita Hills for lunch and afternoon game drives.
Day 3: Morning safari in the Taita Hills Game Sanctuary. Transfer in the afternoon back to Mombasa or Diani beach.
3 Days Mombasa safari, where you visit?
This safari takes you to one of the most iconic national parks in Kenya the Tsavo East National Park that is close to Mombasa as well as the Taita Hills Game Sanctuary a private game sanctuary that borders the famous Tsavo West National Park.
Tsavo East National Park
One of the most iconic national parks in Kenya and East Africa, Tsavo East National Park is the among the first parks to be gazetted in Kenya. Tsavo east boasts an abundance of wildlife and birdlife with more than 500 bird species recorded in the park. The park borders Tsavo west which itself has recorded more than 600 bird species. Most notable animals in Tsavo east are the elephants that have acquired the red color due to the red soils of Tsavo. Other animals include lions, buffalos, impalas, zebras, gazelles, hartebeests, elands, hyenas and many other animals. This 3 days safari from Mombasa gives you a great opportunity to explore this incredible national park of Tsavo East.
Taita Hills Game Sanctuary
Your 3-day safari Mombasa takes you to the Taita Hills Game Sanctuary located at the foot of the beautiful Taita Hills which feature huge volcanic massifs that form part of the ancient Eastern Arc Mountains that stretch through Tanzania and over to the border of Mozambique. Tsavo West borders the other community-based conservancy of Lumo and the Tsavo West National Park There are no physical borders between them so animals roam the whole area making it a great place for wildlife safari. Apart from the traditional game viewing, Taita Hills also allows for a night game drive which is an opportunity that you should not miss.
3 day Mombasa Safari, Where to Stay?
Your accommodation during this 3 days short safari from Mombasa will be in nice midrange to luxury lodges or tented camps depending on your budget and preference. It will be a private tour so you can choose where to stay from the options that are available. We do regular site inspections so use only the best handpicked lodges and camps for this 3 day wildlife safari starting Mombasa.
At Tsavo East you can stay at the Voi Wildlife Lodge, Voi Safari Lodge, Satao Camp , Ashnil Aruba Camp, Ndololo Camp, Sentrim Tsavo East Camp, Man Eaters Camp or other camps.
At Taita Hills Game Sanctuary there are few options like the Taita Hills Safari Lodge & Resort, Salt Lick Lodge or Lion’s Bluff in the Lumo Community Wildlife Conservancy.
The same 3 day Mombasa safari can start and end at Malindi, Watamu or in Diani Beach.