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Salt Lick Safari Lodge, Kenya
Madaraka Express Train Mtito Andei
Madaraka Express First Class

Salt Lick Rail Safari

3 day Rail Safari – from £699

An exciting two night safari experience to the Taita Hills Sanctuary, travelling on the modern Madaraka Express train from Mombasa.

Highlights:
  • Enjoy First Class rail travel, through true African landscapes
  • Stay at the unique Salt Lick Lodge, with its rooms perched high on stilts
  • Take four game drives in the sanctuary, home to elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, ostrich and much more

Your Itinerary

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If you would like to add a Mombasa or Zanzibar beach stay after your Kenya safari just let us know.

Madaraka Express Train Mtito Andei

Day 1 – Mombasa to Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

It’s an early start this morning as you transfer from your beach hotel to the train…

It’s an early start this morning as you transfer from your beach hotel to the train station. Board the modern Madaraka Express train for the 08:00 departure to Voi. 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.

Sit back and relax, enjoying the scenery on the 1hr40 minute journey. At Voi you will be met and transferred to the Salt Lick Safari Lodge, one of East Africa’s most unique lodges with its rooms perched high on stilts. Enjoy lunch, followed by a visit to the Artefacts Museum where a brief talk will give you an insight into the regions World War 1 history. Later depart on an afternoon game drive in the sanctuary with the rest of the evening at leisure.

    Salt Lick Safari Lodge

    Lunch and dinner
Madaraka Express Train Mtito Andei
Salt Lick Safari Lodge, Kenya

Day 2 – Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Today’s morning and afternoon game drives will provide a great opportunity to view the diverse array…

Today’s morning and afternoon game drives will provide a great opportunity to view the diverse array of wildlife within the sanctuary which is home to more than 50 species of mammals and over 300 species of birds. Look out for elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, ostrich and much more. In between game drives, the lodge’s terraces offer excellent views over the waterhole below, whilst the hide provides a close vantage point of animals as they drink.

    Salt Lick Safari Lodge

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Salt Lick Safari Lodge, Kenya
Madaraka Express First Class

Day 3 – Mombasa

Following an early morning game drive and breakfast, transfer to Voi Station in time to catch…

Following an early morning game drive and breakfast, transfer to Voi Station in time to catch the 12:30 train back to Mombasa, where you will be transferred by road to your beach hotel or the airport.

    Breakfast
Madaraka Express First Class

Your Itinerary

If you would like to add a Mombasa or Zanzibar beach stay after your Kenya safari just let us know.

Day 1

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Mombasa to Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

It’s an early start this morning as you transfer from your beach hotel to the train station. Board the modern Madaraka Express train for the 08:00 departure to Voi. 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.

Sit back and relax, enjoying the scenery on the 1hr40 minute journey. At Voi you will be met and transferred to the Salt Lick Safari Lodge, one of East Africa’s most unique lodges with its rooms perched high on stilts. Enjoy lunch, followed by a visit to the Artefacts Museum where a brief talk will give you an insight into the regions World War 1 history. Later depart on an afternoon game drive in the sanctuary with the rest of the evening at leisure.

    Salt Lick Safari Lodge

    Lunch and dinner
Madaraka Express Train Mtito Andei

Day 2

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Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Today’s morning and afternoon game drives will provide a great opportunity to view the diverse array of wildlife within the sanctuary which is home to more than 50 species of mammals and over 300 species of birds. Look out for elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, ostrich and much more. In between game drives, the lodge’s terraces offer excellent views over the waterhole below, whilst the hide provides a close vantage point of animals as they drink.

    Salt Lick Safari Lodge

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Salt Lick Safari Lodge, Kenya

Day 3

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Mombasa

Following an early morning game drive and breakfast, transfer to Voi Station in time to catch the 12:30 train back to Mombasa, where you will be transferred by road to your beach hotel or the airport.

    Breakfast
Madaraka Express First Class

Meals & Inclusions

2 nights accommodation
2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
First Class rail travel
Travel by 4×4 vehicle
Game drives led by an expert guide
National park fees
Arrival and departure transfers

Flights & More

With FREEDOM, you can book your Salt Lick Rail Safari rail safari and flights together, as an ATOL protected package. Our Travel Experts can find the best priced Economy, Premium or Business Class flights for you.

You can also personalise your holiday. Why not add:

  • Extra nights at Salt Lick Safari Lodge
  • A Mombasa or Zanzibar beach stay after your safari
  • A stopover in Dubai on your way home

Next Step

Please get in touch with our Africa Experts to start planning your holiday. You’ll have a single point of contact from your first enquiry through booking.

Salt Lick Rail Safari

3 day Rail Safari – from £699

Price typical for travel between April and June. Please note, prices can vary throughout the year and are higher during peak seasons. Prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room and include en suite accommodation, game drives and most meals.

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