Kenya Safari Guide | Tsavo National Park
Tsavo is made up of two national parks Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park, each having unique and distinguishing features.
Tsavo East National ParkTsavo East Highlights:
- The scenes of dust-red elephants wallowing in the Galana River is a classic image of Africa
- Aruba Dam - is visited by thousands of animals and a great game viewing destination
- Mudanda Rock - This rock towers above a natural dam and guests are able to walk on it and view the animals drinking at the dam
- Yatta Plateau - The longest lava flow in the world - also a ornithological paradise that attract migrating birds from all over the world
- Lugards Falls - the waters of the Galana River plunge into rapids
Tsavo West National ParkTsavo West Highlights:
- Mzima Springs - a pool containing natural spring water with underwater viewing hides for observing hippos and fish
- Lake Jipe - rich bird life and impressive views of Pare Mountains
- Chaimu Crater - this volcanic crater is less than 200 years old and can be hiked
- Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary - area has been established to protect and conserve the rare black rhinoceros and is now a reserve for more than 50 rhinoceros
- Tsavo has an interesting history - renowned for the 'Man-Eaters of Tsavo' story and for being a major battle field in WWI where British and German troops battled for territory.
Best time to visit Tsavo West: Good to visit all year roundEarly dinner setting at -Kilaguni Safari Lodge