Our 3 days safari to Tsavo East & West is the most famous short safari from Mombasa. The three-day wildlife thriller takes you to the Tsavo East National Park and the Tsavo West national Parks. This tour gives you a great Kenyan safari experience in the shortest of time, and therefore a perfect option for anyone who travels to the Kenya Coast for beach vacation. Most of our guests who take this package are tourists enjoying beach holidays in the Diani Beach, Mombasa or even as far as Watamu Beach and Malindi Beach. Another famous 3 days safari from Mombasa is our three days / two nights package that takes you to the Tsavo East National Park and the Taita Hills Wildlife Conservancy that is located adjacent to the Tsavo East National Park.

3-day Mombasa safari outline to Tsavo West & East

Day 1 – Pick up from your Mombasa hotel, transfer The Tsavo East National Park, Lunch and afternoon game drives

Day 2 – Morning safari, transfer to Tsavo West National Park for lunch and afternoon game drives.

Day 3 – Morning safari in Tsavo West National Park, on your way out of the park. Transfer back to Mombasa.

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3 Days Tsavo Safari from Mombasa; Where to visit?

3 days safari Tsavo East & West
A group of Hartebeests in Tsavo West N Park

This 3-day safari from Mombasa takes you to the Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National parks; sister parks that together make up the largest wildlife area in Africa. Tsavo East National Park offers great wildlife viewing and also features a number of physical attractions among them; Aruba Dam, Mudanda Rock, Lugard falls, Yatta Plateau, Galana River and others. The park is famous for it’s man eating lions that roamed the plains in the 18th Century and that roam this area until to date.

Tsavo West National Park the sister park is a Big Five destination which makes it possible for you to spot even the big Five in only 3 days safari break from Mombasa Kenya. The park harbors black rhinos that call the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary home and with a little luck you may spot the elusive leopard as well as the Cape buffaloes that live here in abundance. Both parks are home to many elephants, lions, giraffes, Zebras, Topis, elands, water bucks and many other animals.

3 Days Tsavo East & West Safari; Where to stay?

We offer this Tsavo East & Tsavo West National Park safari includes a two-night stay at very nice middle-class lodges and tented lodges that we personally visit on many occasions for site inspection. We use lodges and camps that are at great locations for great views and wildlife lie viewing opportunity.

This is a private tour and that makes it flexible and open for amendment and you can stay at more luxurious lodges and tented camps in case you want to do the three days Mombasa safari while staying at the luxury tented lodges and tented camps.

Pick up points for the 3-Day safari Tsavo East & West Parks

For anyone staying at a beach hotel or resort within Mombasa City or Tiwi Beach and Diani beach in the South Coast, we can pick you up at no extra cost. If you are staying within areas of Shanzu or Kikambala we also pick you up from any hotel at no extra cost. In case you are stay further north at Watamu or Malindi beaches please request for a requote from our Mombasa safari experts. Generally, we can pick up / drop off guests from any beach line in the Kenya Coast, including Diani beach, Galu beach, Watamu Beach, Shanzu, Bamburi, Mtwapa, Kikambala and Malindi Beaches, anywhere on the Kenya’s North Coast.

If you are travelling through Nairobi you may be interested in our 4 days Safari to Amboseli & Tsavo West National Park or get in touch with our safari experts for more information on 3 days Mombasa safari to Tsavo east & Tsavo West!

Additional information

Duration3 Days
LocationTsavo East National Park, Tsavo West National park

3 Days Safari Tsavo East & West – Detailed itinerary

Day 1

Mombasa / Beach - Tsavo East National Park

Pick up from the beach resort / hotel by a private safari driver guide from Safari Desire, and start on your way along the Mombasa – Nairobi highway with some scenic views on the way. We arrive the Bachuma Gate in about 1 and a half hours and after registration and some refreshments you we will enter the park with our first game drives on our way to the Lodge or camp. After lunch at the lodge /camp we will relax until time for a sunset game drive until late in the afternoon when we check in back at the lodge/ camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight at the Voi Safari Lodge. All meals included.

*Different prices apply depending on where you will be staying

Day 2

Tsavo East to Tsavo West National Park

Morning game drives at the Tsavo East National park then after breakfast at the lodge/camp we leave for the Tsavo West National Park entering through the Tsavo River Gate. We will arrive at the lodge/camp in time for a sumptuous lunch followed by an afternoon game drive including a visit to the Rhino Sanctuary. In the late afternoon we drive back to the lodge / camp where we will be staying tonight. Overnight will be at the Ngulia Safari Lodge . All meals included.

*Different prices apply depending on where you will be staying

Day 3

Tsavo West - Back to Mombasa or Diani Beach

In this morning also we have the chance of doing an early morning game drives in Tsavo West National Park and after breakfast we will check out of the lode/camp and drive back to Mombasa. We will have a brief stop at Voi town for lunch at a restaurant and on arrival in the afternoon you will be dropped at you beach resort in the Kenya Coast.

This 3 days safari can start from any hotel at the Kenya Coast and can also start from Moi International Airport Immediately on arrival if you arrive early enough.

We can also combine this safari package with your beach stay at the Kenya Coast including , Mombasa, Tiwi, Diani, Chale, Malindi, Watamu and Lamu. Just let us know and we will arrange the beach vacation for you in addition for the best prices you can get !!. 

Prices for a 3-day safari from Mombasa to Tsavo East & West 

The prices below for the 3-day safari from Mombasa to Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Park are quoted for using the regular safari van, and optional prices for using a 4×4 safari land cruiser. Prices are for private safaris and are valid from 1st January 2024 to 31st December 2025.

We can provide prices for groups larger than 6 persons, and for traveling during the low season months or from April to the end of May. Please request.

Safari while using a regular safari van

High Season (All Year except – Apr, May & June)

2 Persons sharing 1 Double / Twin Room USD 640 per person sharing
4 Persons sharing 2 Double / Twin Room USD 497 per person sharing
6 Persons sharing 3 Double / Twin Room USD 443 per person sharing

Safari while using a 4×4 safari land cruiser

High Season (All Year except – Apr, May & June)

2 Persons sharing 1 Double / Twin Room USD 793 per person sharing
4 Persons sharing 2 Double / Twin Room USD 573 per person sharing
6 Persons sharing 3 Double / Twin Room USD 503 per person sharing

Prices Include

Transport in a customized pop-up safari van or land cruiser (see price difference above). 

English or other language-speaking driver/guide.


Game viewing drives

Park entrance fees

All meals on safari.

Bottled drinking water in a safari vehicle.

Pick up and drop off at your hotel or airport in Mombasa 

Prices Exclude

Visa to Kenya

Other bottled drinks

Items and services of a personal nature

Packing items on safari

Tips or gratuities

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