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 Park
Tsavo 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
Best time to visit Tsavo East: Good to visit all year round.
Satao Camp - where the wildlife comes to you
Tsavo West National Park
Tsavo 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 round
Early dinner setting at -Kilaguni Safari Lodge
Tsavo National Park is a semi-arid region located southeast of Kenya in the town formerly known as Taru Desert. The A109 road and railway...more