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Madaraka Safari

4 days Guided Tours

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If you are looking for a safari with a difference then look no further. The Maradaka Express is one of the newest train lines in Kenya offering travellers with a sense of adventure a fantastic new perspective on the country. Travel from Nairobi through the rugged Rift Valley, the wilds of Tsavo and onto the magnificent Indian Ocean coast at Mombasa, spotting wildlife and experiencing local life as you roll along.


Day 1

This morning you will be met on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport and transferred to the Eka Hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 2

This morning you have an early start as you transfer to the Nairobi Train Terminus in time to check in for your 8:00am departure. Relax in your first class seat, watching the landscapes of Kenya roll past as you head towards your safari destination. The journey to Emali Train Station takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes and on arrival, you will be met by a safari vehicle from Amboseli Serena Lodge. You will then travel back to the Amboseli National Park, enjoying a game-drive en-route to the lodge. Later in the afternoon you will set out on an afternoon game-drive before returning to the Amboseli Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D)

Day 3

After breakfast at the lodge you will transfer to Emali Train Station for your train journey onwards to Mtito Andei train station, approximately 30 minutes. You will be met there by a safari vehicle from Kilaguni Serena Lodge and will drive to the lodge for overnight. Later in the afternoon you will set out on an afternoon game-drive in Tsavo West National park including a visit to Mzima Springs where we hope to watch hippo in the lagoon. (B/L/D)

Day 4

Start the day with your final game-drive before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Afterwards you will transfer to Mtito Andei Railway Station for a late morning departure, arriving at Mombasa Terminus at 1:55pm. There you will be met and transferred to your beach hotel.

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Prices are for departure dates listed, ex-UK and are per adult based on two adults travelling and sharing a standard room and with return economy flights where stated. Single room and flight prices are available at a supplement.

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