East & West Tsavo National Parks

Kenya - Wilderness Areas

Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness with the savannah ecosystem comprising of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds on the plains below.

From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal-clear water gushing out from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs to the Shetani lava flows, Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world. You will see Elephant, Rhino, Hippos, Lions, Cheetah, Leopards, Buffalos, and diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.

Tsavo East Park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals. The sight of dust-red elephants wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa.

This, along with the 300 kilometres long Yatta Plateau, the most extended lava flow in the world, make for an adventure unlike any other. You will experience Rhino, Buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and the prolific birdlife featuring 500 recorded species.

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