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Krakow, Poland
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I want to go for around 5-7 days of safari in Kenya- see Tsavo and Amboseli NP (maybe also Mara NP). Do you know if I can book it in Mombasa, rather than on line?

What are the prices when booking on the ground?

Any recomendations?

Many thanks,


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Wales, United...
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1. Re: Safari

With 7 days I will advice to do amboseli,lake Nakuru and Masai mara. Out of my own personal experience you will be able to spot the big five as we did.

I will recommend you book with local tour operator because they have better deals.

Enjoy your holiday.

Krakow, Poland
2 posts
2. Re: Safari

Many thanks. Do you think I can find them i Mombasa, or should I go to Nairobi for better deals? Thanks a lot ;)

Wales, United...
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3. Re: Safari

The safari we did started and ended in Nairobi,which we booked through Mombasa based company. Actually to me i was upto better deal and good service with the help of tripadvisor members. So with that it does not make any difference to me since the price difference was a few Euro, but its good to compare apple to apple

Nairobi, Kenya
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4. Re: Safari

1. Since you want to visit Tsavo & Amboseli, it's best to book from MBA. It's only 4-5 hour drive from MBA.

2. When you're in MBA, try visiting a few Tour Operators. Have a look at Kuldip Tours.


3. Mara is too far out from MBA, you will need to take a domestic flight.

In short - head out to MBA & book safari when you are there thro' a local TO.

Good Luck

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5. Re: Safari

For tsavo and amboseli, you will get better deal while in Mombasa. For other parks like Mara, have a TO arrange in advance.

Salford, United...
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6. Re: Safari

Nakuru is also too far from Mombasa, unless you fly.

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