Diani beach

8 Day Itinerary

Baobab Beach Resort and Sarova Saltlick Lodge Itinerary

An indulgent stay on the famous Diani beach and an overnight safari

Whether this is your first safari experience or you are returning for more exceptional wildlife encounters, this itinerary offers a fantastic balance of relaxation, wildlife and iconic safari accommodation. The day in which your safari experience and overnight stay at Sarova Saltlick Lodge commences may vary and will be confirmed on arrival depending on demand, this part of the itinerary is a shared seat in mini bus basis.

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

8 days
Destination Breakdown
  • 6 Nights
  • Taita Hills Game Sanctuary
    1 Night
Group basis, Escorted

Itinerary Breakdown

On arrival into Mombasa airport, once you have cleared immigration you will be met at the arrivals lounge and transferred to Baobab beach resort for the first few nights of your trip. Your stay here will be on an all inclusive basis in a standard room, enjoy the stunning stretch of beach, as well as 3 pools and a range of activities including tennis, archery and volley ball.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Baobab Beach Resort

After an early breakfast at your hotel, meet your driver/guide in reception and depart at approx. 06.00 am. Drive North, along the main highway towards Nairobi, following the route of the railway line built by the British late in the nineteenth century, climbing steadily you will soon see the vast plains of Tsavo become visible in the distance and the rolling Taita Hills on the horizon. Enter Ngutuni Sanctuary for a game drive, this area borders Tsavo East National Park. Lunch will be at Ngutuni Lodge overlooking a waterhole which attracts animals throughout the day and night, afterwards proceed to the Taita Hills Sanctuary arriving at the Sarova Salt Lick Lodge in the afternoon. Built on stilts overlooking a waterhole where animals come to drink, Sarova Saltlick Lodge is one of the most photographed lodges in Kenya and the sanctuary overall hosts a variety of bird species and animals including Lions, Elephants, Giraffe and Zebra. Your stay at Sarova Saltlick Lodge will be on a full board basis in a standard room. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Sarova Saltlick Lodge

This morning take an early morning game drive in the sanctuary, on a clear day the imposing magnificence of the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro is a sight to be savoured before returning to Sarova Saltlick Lodge for a delicious breakfast.
At 09.30 am, after breakfast proceed on a short game drive in the Sanctuary arriving at the Taita Hills Lodge for lunch and then continue the drive back to Mombasa arriving at Baobab Beach Resort in the evening for the remainder of your trip. Once your stay is complete transfer to Mombasa airport for your onward travel arrangements. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Baobab Beach Resort
  • Mombasa

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Attentive staff with an exemplary level of service and attention to detail
    • Baobab Beach Resort is set in 80 acres of tropical gardens
    • Over 500 metres of golden beach
  • Taita Hills Game Sanctuary

    Itinerary Highlights

    • An unforgettable setting
    • A hide out built next to the waterhole of up close game viewing
    • One of Kenya's flagship lodges