Madaraka Express Train Mtito Andei
Kilaguni Serena Lodge Game Drive
Giraffe group
lion and cub
Amboseli Serena Lodge
Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge Open Air Dining
Madaraka Express First Class
Madaraka Express train platform
Elephants, Masai Mara

Kenya Rail Safari

4 day Rail Safari - from £825

Combine the National Parks of Amboseli and Tsavo using the modern Madaraka Express rail service as it travels between Nairobi and Mombasa where a relaxing beach stay can be added.


  • Two First Class train journeys
  • Amboseli scenery and game
  • Bush Barbeque dinner
  • Tsavo game viewing
  • Waterhole viewing from lodge
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Nairobi

You will be met and transferred to your Nairobi hotel with the rest of the day at leisure.

Hotel: Eka Hotel, Nairobi

Meals: None

Day 2 - Amboseli

This morning transfer to the modern Nairobi Terminus Station on the outskirts of the city for the 0820 departure aboard the Madaraka Express train.

Inaugurated in 2017, this modern rail service travels along the new Nairobi to Mombasa standard gauge rail line. You will travel in the comfort of First Class with recliner seats and plenty of leg room and there is an informal dining car where snacks and drinks can be purchased. The journey to Emali takes around 1.5 hours so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the Kenyan countryside as it rolls past. A vehicle from Serena Amboseli Lodge will be waiting at the station to transfer you into Amboseli National Park.

Lunch is served at the lodge, before heading off on an exciting game drive to seek out the large herds of elephants with the ever present scenic splendour of Mt. Kilimanjaro forming a backdrop. Return to the lodge as the sun sets where this evening you will enjoy a bush barbeque dinner.

Hotel: Amboseli Serena Lodge, Amboseli
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3 - Tsavo

There is another chance to spot some wildlife on a morning game drive, before transferring by road to Tsavo West National Park, arriving in time for lunch at the Kilaguni Serena Lodge. Enjoy some time to relax, before an afternoon game drive. Tsavo has an impressive variety of wildlife including the Big 5 and numerous bird species and a visit will be made to Mzima Springs where you may see hippos in the lagoon and other game.

Hotel: Kilaguni Serena Lodge, Tsavo West
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 – Mombasa

Following breakfast and an early morning escorted nature walk, transfer to Mtito Andei Railway Station to catch the 1120 train to Mombasa. The journey takes around 3 hours so sit back in your First Class seat and watch the scenery gradually turn greener as you approach the coast. On arrival, transfer to your beach hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

4 day Rail Safari - from £825


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Prices are per person based on 2 sharing and include en suite lodge accommodation, game drives and most meals.


Your Safari Experience

Discover amazing wildlife and sample the local culture on a real African adventure.

Your safari includes:

  • Comfortable lodges
  • Most meals
  • Arrival/ departure airport transfers
  • Expert guide on safaris
  • 4WD vehicles
  • First Class rail travel
  • Park fees

Departure dates:

Safari departs daily.

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