Tsavo East National Park
Tsavo-East is one of Kenya's oldest and largest National
Parks: covering approximately 40% of the total area of all of
Kenya's National Parks. Its beautiful landscape and proximity to
the Coast make it a popular safari destination.
Physical (geographical) attractions in Tsavo East National
Park include the Mudanda Rock and
the Yatta Plateau (measuring about 290Km long) is the world largest Lava flow.
falls on the Galana River are remarkable for the shaped
water-worn rocks. Tsavo East is also home to the popular legend
of Tsavo “The Man-eaters of Tsavo”. Lugard's Falls on the
Galana river – This is not a true falls but a series of rapids.
Visitors can walk down to the river to view the rapids. Mudanda
rock – This is a long rock outcrop that is about 1.6Km long.
There is a dam at the base. Animals can be seen drinking.
Visitors can walk along the rock and enjoy a cool breeze as well
as view wildlife at the base. Aruba Dam - was built in 1952
across the Voi river. The dam attracts many animals and water
birds can be seen at this dam. Tsavo/Athi rivers confluence –
when the two rivers join they form the Galana river.
and Buffalo Springs,