Cites African Safaris

For a memorable African Safari

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    Day 01: Nairobi

    Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met and assisted by Vessel Africa Representative and transfer to Mvuli House Hotel for overnight. Mvuli House Hotel/similar. Meal plan B/B.

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    Day 02: Nairobi - Amboseli National Park

    Breakfast then 0830hrs depart for Amboseli on the foothills of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro via Namanga the Kenya Tanzania border. Arrive at the lodge/camp in time for lunch. Later proceed for an afternoon game drive followed by dinner. Amboseli Sentrim/similar. Meal plan F/B.

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    Day 03: Amboseli

    Full day in this exciting game park with morning and afternoon game drives. Full day in the park with AM and PM game drives till dusk. Amboseli is a land of giants. This is a place of wide dry plains, where the horizons stretch into the furthest distance and become one with the sky. It is renowned for its elephant populations and large herds, including some impressively tusked bulls are drawn to a series of large, lush swamplands. But the most impressive giant of all is Mt Kilimanjaro. Africa’s largest mountain lies just over the border in Tanzania, but the most impressive views of its snow-capped peak are to be found in Amboseli. The early light of dawn turns the mountain a dark hue of purple, and its snows into an ethereal pink. The sight of Kilimanjaro high above herds of elephant crossing the plains of Amboseli is a timeless African image.

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    Day 04: Amboseli - Tsavo West National Park

    After breakfast depart for Tsavo National Park check inn at your lodge for lunch. After lunch have a little siesta then enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park till dusk.

    At Tsavo West you will be treated to some game viewing. Residents of Tsavo West National Park include: elephants, crocodiles, vervet monkeys, antelope, baboons, giraffes, hippos and lions. The park is a marvel in terms of geo-physical character and plant diversity.

    Mzima Springs, the source of Mombasa’s water, is located here. These springs are recharged daily with hundreds of millions of litres of crystal clear water by underground streams emanating from Chyulu Hills. At Mzima, all sorts of animals gather for a drink particularly in the dry season. You may also be able to view hippo and crocodiles from the underwater glass tank. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge. Ngulia Safari Lodge/similar. Meal plan F/B.

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    Day 05: Tsavo West/Tsavo East

    After breakfast, check out and commence drive to Tsavo East with game drive en route. Check in time for lunch at the lodge. Afternoon game viewing drive till dusk. Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

    The twin National Parks of Tsavo East and West together form one of Africa’s largest wilderness reserves. This single National Park is larger than the island of Jamaica. Tsavo as a whole consists of 10 million acres of pure wilderness, incorporating savannah, ranges and hills, acacia and montane forest, and an extensive river system. The vast plains of Tsavo are crossed by the main Nairobi-Mombasa railroad. This historic railway was, in 1899, the scene of one of Africa’s greatest Adventure stories. Two large lions actively preyed on the railway workers as they built a bridge over the Tsavo River, claiming over 120 victims. They evaded hunters for well over a year, and the legend of the Maneaters of Tsavo was born. Voi Safari Lodge/similar. Meal plan {FB}

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    Day 06: Tsavo East - Mombasa

    After breakfast drive to Mombasa en route game drive and check in at Mombasa Beach Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Mombasa Beach Hotel/similar. Meal plan H/B.

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    Day 07: Mombasa Beach Hotel

    Spend three nights at this homely hotel enjoying activities at the beach and leisurely pace of life at the Kenyan coast. Mombasa Beach Hotel is one of Kenya’s small nice undiscovered leading resorts. It overlooks the white sands of Nyali beach and just a about 10kms north of Mombasa Town and 25 km away from the International Airport. The surrounding area is well known for bustling shopping centers and a lively nightlife with casinos and cabaret shows. The hotels’ convenient location gives guests easy access to a huge variety of historical, sporting and cultural attractions, including Africa’s largest crocodile farm and the world-famous Bamburi Nature Trail. Mombasa Beach Hotel/similar. Meal plan H/B.

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    Day 07: Mombasa Beach Hotel

    After breakfast (depending on timing of your flight to Nairobi) you will be transferred to Mombasa Airport for flight back to Nairobi. Upon arrival you will be meet and assist by Vessel Africa representative then transfer to Mvuli House Hotel. Refresh then transfer to Carnival Restaurant for a complimentary African cuisine dinner courtesy of Vessel Africa Limited. Latter transfer back to your hotel for overnight. Mvuli House Hotel/similar. Meal plan B/B.

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    Day 07: Nairobi / Depart

    Breakfast then transfer to the Airport for your flight back home. End of our service.

Reservations and Payment

We strongly advice that when booking your holiday direct with Cites African Safaris or with your travel agent, please quote the tour name or your own specialized itinerary, intended date of arrival and departure, total number of nights and days, number of people traveling in your party, sleeping arrangements and flight details if already confirmed.

High season holidays in Kenya and Tanzania, i.e. July - October and January - March should be booked as early as possible (1 year- 4 months) to maximize chances of getting your choice of accommodation and destinations.

Gorilla trekking in Uganda generally requires a minimum of 12 weeks advance booking. Children under 12 years are not allowed to track chimpanzees and children under 15 years are not allowed to trek the gorillas.

A Deposit of 30% is required at the time of confirmation and the balance at least 35 days before the tour begins. We will receipt your money, thereby confirm our safari. If a reservation is made within 30 days of departure, the entire amount must be made at the time of confirmation.


Full refund will be provided if cancellation is done in writing 35 days prior to commencement of a safari. Refund on all pre-paid money will be based on cancellation fees levied by hotels, lodges and banks. Generally there is a 30% charge on cancellation with 35 days prior to tour departure, 50% charge within 34 - 15 days and 100% charge within 48 hours.

We reserve the right to deduct all expenses incurred from any money paid. Park entry tickets and Gorilla permits are non-refundable.

Alteration of Tour

The right is reserved to alter any route or arrangement, to cancel the operation of any scheduled tour should conditions so necessitates. The right is also reserved to decline, accept or retain any member of a tour at any time. Should you fail to join a tour, join it after departure of leave prior to completion; no tour fare refund can be made.

Transfer of Booking

In the event you are unable to travel due to extraordinary circumstances, we may transfer your booking to another party provided the arrangement remain the same and if suppliers (airlines, hotel, etc) are all ready to accept the transfer.

Mode of Payment

All prices are quoted US dollars and or Kshs. for residents. You may pay by cash, telegraphic transfer or cheque to Cites African Safaris Limited, or to your travel agent. Foreign currency cheques and payment by credit card may be accepted at the current dollar buying rate. Cheques may incur Manager’s Discretion service charge.


Mode of transport and type of vehicles to be used will be dependent on the number of clients and the route taken based on specifications of the chosen itinerary. Competent and experienced English speaking driver/guides are provided.


Most lodges and tented camps offer twin or double bed rooms with private bathrooms. Single rooms may be available with the payment of a single room supplement fee but not always guaranteed. Some facilities have available double beds upon request.

Tour Price

Tour prices quoted are inclusive of all transportation as per the itinerary, park entrance fee, permits where applicable and driver’s allowances and third party insurance. The rates are not inclusive of accommodation and meals while in Kampala unless stated, traveler’s insurance, local departure taxes, visa fees, gratuities, sodas and alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, laundry and other personal expenses.

Traveler’s Insurance

We recommend that you buy travel insurance through your agent before coming to East Africa, but local evacuation coverage is available in the unlikely event of a medical emergency while out in the bush. Please request for this service at the time of booking.


Bookings are accepted on the specific condition that and its agents act only as agents of passengers in all matters relating to hotel/lodge accommodation, tours transport, etc. we shall not be liable for injury, delay loss or damage in any manner whatsoever. Cites African Safaris. reserves the right to employ subcontracts to carry out all or part of the services agreed to be supplied. Cites African Safaris's liability to passengers carried in its own vehicles is governed by the respective laws of the country in which the cause of action arises. Finally, whilst every care is taken, Cites African Safaris cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to baggage.


If the Client has a complaint/refund query about any aspect of his/her holiday it should be reported immediately to Cites African Safaris's available representative who will do whatever he/she can do during the safari. If the problem is not resolved to the client’s satisfaction any further complain/refund query should be made by the client in writing to Cites African Safaris not later than 30 days upon completion of the holiday. Failure to do this, no claim may be brought against Cites African Safaris. There will be no refund on unutilized services.

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