Train Journey To Tsavo , Kenya


Train journeys are magical experiences - they are the most agreeable and comfortable of any form of long distance travel. They allow you to relax and take in the scenery, arriving refreshed at your destination and ready for an adventure.

The Madaraka Express in Kenya, takes only 3 hours from Nairobi to Mtito Andei, passing through a variety of landscapes including parts of the Nairobi National Park and Tsavo National Park

Finch Hattons Camp is a luxurious tented camp in the vast Tsavo West National Park. The Park has a variety of landscapes including rainforests, volcanic lava fields, Jurassic-age granite monoliths, and ancient caves begging to be explored. Home to over 12,000 elephant, the Park is also where the famous man-eating lions of Tsavo lived.

What is Included

  • Transfer from your Nairobi hotel to the Nairobi Terminus
  • 1st class train Nairobi - Mtito Andei
  • Transfer from Mtito Andei Terminus to Finch Hattons Camp
  • 4 nights accommodation at Finch Hattons Camp, inclusive of all meals, all drinks (except premium wines and spirits), scheduled activities including game drives, yoga, bush breakfasts and sundowners.
  • Use of the spa (excluding treatments)
  • Park entrance fees for Tsavo West National Park
  • Transfer from the Camp to Mtito Andei Terminus
  • 1st class train Mtito Andei - Nairobi
  • Transfer from the Nairobi terminus to your hotel

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01: Early morning transfer to the Nairobi terminus for your 1st class train departing for Mtito Andei at 0820 hours. Met on arrival in Mtito Andei at 1120 hours and viewing game en route, arrive at your tented camp in Tsavo West National Park. The Camp is located near natural spring waters, which form natural waterholes attracting hippo and other game in the area. Lunch to be followed by an afternoon game drive in the Park. Dinner and overnight at Finch Hattons Tented Camp.

Day 02,03,04: Three full days in Tsavo, enjoying game drives in the Park. Marvel at the Shaitani lava flow, or venture into the lava tube caves of the Chyulu Hills (may attract extra payment), or enjoy a sundowner by the hippo pool. Full board and three overnights at Finch Hattons Tented Camp.

Day 05: Breakfast and at 0830 hours, transfer to the Mtito Andei terminus for your 1st class train to Nairobi. Met on arrival in the early afternoon hours and transferred to your hotel.


At A Glance

Day 01:          1st class train to Mtito Andei. Finch Hattons Camp

Day 02,03,04: Finch Hattons Camp

Day 05:          1st class train to Nairobi


Ideal For

  • Train enthusiasts
  • Romantic safari lovers
  • Honeymooners
  • Couples celebrating a special occasion
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