Salt Lick Lodge is located in the heart of a private Wildlife Sanctuary which lies adjacent to Tsavo National Park, therefore playing an increasingly important role in the protection and conservation of Kenya’s wildlife heritage. All rooms are built in two storey blocks from a central pod and linked together by elevated platforms overlooking a salt slick and small waterhole.
Early morning and late afternoon game drives provide an ideal opportunity to view and photograph the diverse array of wildlife within the sanctuary. The water holes below provide a wonderful opportunity to view animals at close proximity in their habitat. The lobby and terraced bar offer excellent views and photographic opportunities, while an underground tunnel and bunker with ground level windows provides unbelievably close, yet safe access to variety of animals as they drink water.
Night game drive provide guests with an opportunity of seeing animals not usually encountered on daytime game drive.
All entrance fees included
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Day 1 –
Mombasa – Tsavo East National Park (L,D) Meet your driver/guide and depart from your hotel around 6am. Drive North, along the main highway towards Nairobi, following the route of the railway line built by the British, late in the nineteenth century. The road passes through the warehouses and workshops on the outskirts of Mombasa, climbing steadily and soon the vast plains of Tsavo become visible in the distance, with the rolling Taita Hills on the horizon. Enter Ngutuni Sanctuary for a game drive which borders with Tsavo East National Park. Lunch at Ngutuni Lodge overlooking a waterhole. Afternoon proceed to the Taita Hills Sanctuary arriving at the Salt Lick Lodge, built on stilts overlooking a waterhole where animals come to drink. Around 4pm proceed on a game drive that beholds captivating views of the Taita Hills. The Sanctuary hosts varied species of birds and animals that include Lions, Elephants, Giraffe and Zebras returning to the lodge for dinner. Overnight at Sarova Sarova Salt Lick Resort
Day 2 – Taita Hills Lodge – Mobasa (B,L) Early morning game drive in the Sanctuary. On a clear day, the imposing magnificence of the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro crystallizes your morning drive returning to the Resort for breakfast. After breakfast proceed on a short game drive in the Sanctuary arriving at the Taita Hills Lodge for lunch. Afternoon drive to Mombasa and onward to your hotel arriving in Nairobi in the evening.