Shimba Hills Safari tour from Diani beach.
Shimba Hills safari is ideal for both those who want to participate in an active walking safari by descending to the waterfalls and also for those who don’t wish to travel long distance to see the natural world.
The Shimba Hills National Reserve is a tropical forest park at the coast which is home to sable antelope, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes. You will have lunch in a beautiful lodge built in perfect harmony with nature
Itinerary for Shimba Hills tour from Diani Beach
Day 1 : Diani Beach / Shimba Hills
Breakfast and then road towards Shimba Hills National Reserve. You will have lunch in a beautiful lodge built in perfect harmony with nature. During your Shimba Hills safari you can, if you wish, take a walk in the park to reach a beautiful waterfall (walk of about an hour with the company of a Ranger). The reserve is an area of coastal rainforest, woodland and grassland. It is an important area for plant biodiversity – over 50% of the 159 rare plants in Kenya are found in the Shimba Hills, including some endangered species of cycad and orchids. It is also a nationally important site for birds and butterflies. Dinner and overnight at Shimba Hills Camp. *(Back to Diani beach by the end of the day, if on a 1 day safari). Possibility for this safari in one day.
Day 2 : Shimba Hills / Diani Beach
Breakfast at the lodge then depart for a morning game-drive in Shimba Hills Game reserve till midday. During this Shimba Hills safari you will have the possibility of spotting more wildlife such as buffaloes, impalas , warthogs, elephants searching for good pasture. Shimba Hills contains Kenya’s only population of Sable Antelope. There are about 100 in the park. Drive to Diani for lunch and afternoon relaxation at the hotel.
Price for 2 days Shimba Hills tour from Diani Beach
Safari price includes:-
- Full-board accommodation while on safari (drinks not included)
- Entrance to the park
- The safari minibus or 4X4 (maximum 6 people per car) with driver / guide.
- A 1/2 L bottle of water per person per day of safari
Safari price does not include:-
- Tips and personal expenses
- International flight tickets
- The comprehensive insurance, cancellation and repatriation
- Anything else not mentioned in the travel contract