Tsavo East National Park

Kenya National Parks and Reserves

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.

Tsavo East National Park is one of the world’s largest game reserves, providing undeveloped wilderness homes to vast numbers of animals. A comprehensive list of the animal types found in Tsavo East Park includes the great herds of elephant, antelope, hippos, black rhino, buffalo, eland, lions and giraffe plus a host of birdlife. It is an ideal place for exclusive camping, game circuits and adventures and is the greatest of all Kenya’s parks. The middle section of the park has many rock and cave paintings.

500 bird species have recorded in Tsavo East National Park including Ostrich and some migratory kestrels while Buzzards stop at Tsavo-East during their long flight south. to over 150 bird species. It is an ideal place for exclusive camping, game circuts and adventures.

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. Lugard’s 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.

Safari Camps and Lodges in Tsavo East National Park

Ashnil Aruba Lodge – Tsavo East

Ashnil Aruba Lodge is in Tsavo East National Park. The lodge is located 30 Kilometers from Voi Gate, 40 Kilometers from Bachuma Gate & 66 Kilometers from Sala gate. It takes you about 2 & ½ hours to the Ashnil Aruba Lodge by road from Mombasa & 4 hours...

Voi Safari Lodge – Tsavo East

Voi Safari Lodge is built on top of a rocky hill, overlooking the vast expanse plains and bush-land of Tsavo East National Park as far as the undulating terrain of the Yatta Plateau. The vantage positioning of Voi Safari Lodge has made it a stop over for many people...

Voi Wildlife Lodge

Voi Wildlife Lodge not only has a waterhole for big game watching, it also has spectacular views of Kasigau, Sagalla and Mwakingali Hills. Voi Wildlife Lodge offers 72 rooms, all of which have en-suite bathrooms and are furnished in African decor that is replicated...

Sentrim Tsavo Safari Camp

Sentrim Tsavo Safari Camp (formerly Tarhi Eco Camp - Tarhi is the name that the indigenous Liangulu people gave the dik dik, miniature antelope that are often seen near kambi ya Tarhi, the camp of the dik dik) is located on the banks of the Voi river, in a shadowed...

Ndololo Safari Camp – Tsavo East

Ndololo safari camp lies on the broad, thickly forested banks of Voi River in Tsavo East National Park. It's accessible throughout the year by all-weather roads and is located 7km from Voi gate. Ndololo safari camp offers 20 Luxurious, well-spaced tents each...

Lion Hill Safari Lodge – Tsavo East

Zomeni Lion Hill Lodge is situated on ‘Mlima ya Simba’ (Swahili for lion hill), and adjoining the world famous Tsavo East National Park at Voi Gate. The Lion hill Lodge enjoys spellbinding views over the renowned scenery and wildlife of the legendary Tsavo, the lodge...

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