1 Day Shimba Hills
DAY 1: SHIMBA HILLS OVERNIGHT
The Shimba hills national Reserve, 30km South of Mombasa is an area of rainforest, wood land and grassland and an important area for plant biodiversity. More than 50percent of the rare plants in Kenya can be found in the zone.
The ecosystem holds one of the largest coastal forests in East Africa.It is an important bird’s area and is endowed with forest birdlife while the grasslands hold localized species such as red-necked-spurfowl, Croaking Cisticola and Zanzibar Red Bishop. The tropical forests for Shimbahills is a unique habitat for elephants of the Kenyan coast. The best place to spot them is in the Elephant hill or along the forested area such as Longo Forest, but herds can be seen all over the park.
The last breeding herd of indigenous Sable Antelopes in Kenya is also domiciled in the reserve.
A highlight is the famous Sheldrick water falls where one can walk down to the refreshing pool.
The Shimba Hills have view points which offer splendid views of the hilly and forested countryside and far as the Indian Ocean and Chale Island. To the East and the Tsavo plains and Taita hills to the West. The Climate and the tropical vegetation of the rainforest offer areal “Jungle Feeling”
Pick-up time from your hotel in Diani after lunch, at 2:00p.m drive to shimba hills tropical rainforest. Enjoy your game drive, seeing big elephant, buffaloes, gazelles, giraffes, warthogs, baboons not forgetting the belle-vue of the coastal line from Mombasa – shimoni. Visit the famous Shedrick falls in its serenity environment. Then drive to shimba lodge for dinner & overnight.
Early morning game drive, ten back to the lodge for full breakfast. After breakfast, drive back to Diani beach at around 10.00a.m arriving at 11a.m in your respective beach hotel before lunch time.
Safari Cost will Include
- Transport by customized safari minivan
- Services of a professional driver guide
- Accommodation in choice accommodation bases
- Park entrance fees
- All meals on safari
- Pick up and drop off at respective hotels
Safari Cost will not Include
- Items and services of a personal nature
- Tips & gratuities
- Bottled Drinks