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Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East is a vast essentially Africa wilderness a harsh brutal area depicts the rough edge of Africa, yet a safari to this unique land brings wonderful memories to remember forever.

The park offers the road that is less travelled. Experience a world of your own surrounded by nothing else but pure nature – that sense of liberating solitude. The diverse ecosystem that are so African that unlike the famous green  and gentle Masai Mara. The Tsavo East scenic features includes the red- dust covered shrubs, large herds of red elephant and other wildlife and its striking natural landscapes and structures. 

Highlights of Tsavo East National Park

  • Tsavo West National Park is famous for its past, Tsavo became known worldwide in the late 1890's for the infamous man-eating lions ,those two animals are no longer in Tsavo, but their descendants are and therefore it is not unusual to see large prides of up to 16 lions lazing under a shady bush.
  • The Movie” The Ghost and the Darkness” starring Michael Douglas and Val Kilmer from the non-fiction book” The man eaters of the Tsavo” by Lieutenant colonel John Henry Patterson.
  • Tsavo's stunning views over the plains of Africa include the Yatta Plateau an ancient volcanic activity to create a long flat-topped lava ridge the largest lava flow in the world.
  • Mudanda Rock-a whale –rock towering above a natural dam that attracts elephants in their thousands.
  • The incredible Lugard Falls bizarrely eroded rocks via which the waters of the Galana River plunge into foaming rapids and crocodile infested pools.
  • This vast reserve is mainly a plain of flat bush dotted with the grotesquely shapes of monstrous baobabs.
  • Large herds of dust red elephants wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with water in Galana River is one of the most evocative images of Africa –synonymous with Tsavo East Park.
  • Explorer- The first European to see Mt. Kenya the Rev. Dr Ludging Krapf journeyed on foot through this area in 1898

Adventure and Pleasure 

  • Visit if elephants are your passion. If the scenery isn't enough for you, don't worry! Tsavo abounds with elephant, buffalo, giraffe, and lion.
  • While you are chasing the big ones, there are always waterbuck, gazelle, zebra and kudu to watch. Not to mention over 500 species of birds!
  • Tsavo is easily accessible and the park offers the 1st choice of a quick introductory safari or the space to allow a detailed exploration of the wonders of Kenya's wildlife over several days.
  • Game watching
  • Walking safaris along Galana
  • Bird watching

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 : arrival Nairobi  Day 2 : Nairobi Excursions feed giraffe by the hand  Days 3/5 : Amboseli Game Viewing against Mt. Kilimanjaro backdrop  Days 6/8 : Tsavo East game viewing Days 9/13 : overnights Diani  Day 14 : homebound flight via Nairobi

 

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Accommodation

  • Galdessa Camp
    Galdessa Camp
    Galdessa main Camp found in Tsavo East National Park, 5 km upstream of Lugard’s fall. Set along the Galana River under fringed doum palms and overlooks the Yatta Plateau, the world’s longest and oldest fossilized lava flow. Galdessa works closely with Kenya Wildlife Service’s black rhino re-introduction project. 
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