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Tsavo East National Park is huge, a massive flat plain broken only by the meandering Galana River. The park has stunning views over the plains of African savannah that includes the Yatta Plateau, the largest lava flow in the world, Mudanda Rock, which resembles a smaller version of Ayers Rock, and the incredible Lugard Falls.

This vast reserve is mainly a plain of flat bush dotted with the bizarre shapes of monstrous baobabs. Large herds of ‘red’ elephants are a characteristic sight - ‘red’ due to the rich colour of the earth they throw over themselves

Tsavo East National Park is credited with one of the world's leading biodiversity strongholds. From red brown rivers surrounded by green grass and doum palms, to the endless plains covered in red dust, with a single surviving acacia tree, the scenery is constantly changing.

Tsavo receives very little rain, and the brilliant sunshine and fantastic scenery make it perfect for those interested in photography.

Tsavo East National Park: What Game

  • Pink elephant? In Tsavo you will see elephants covered in a fine layer of red dust to stop the biting insects, Tsavo's elephants are certainly not gray! With over 4,000 elephant in the area, this is the park to 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. And while you are chasing the big ones, there are always waterbuck, gazelle, zebra and kudu to watch.
  • Over 500 species of birds recorded here

Tsavo East National Park: What Activities

  • Game viewing drive, Birdwatching, Walking safari along the Galana

Tsavo East National Park: Best time to visit

  • All year Round

Tsavo East National Park: Where to stay

  • Voi Safari Lodge,Galdessa Camp,tsavo Safari Camp,Satao Camp,Ashnil Aruba Lodge
    • Galdessa Safari Camp

      Galdessa Camp - The main camp is set on the banks of the Galana River Tsavo East National Park, partly covered by coppices of doum palms. Due to the riverside setting of both the lounge and dining room guarantees regular spectacular wildlife viewing from within the camp, as the animal look for respite from the heat of the day in the cool waters of the river. Galdessa Camp : Accommodation The Main Galdessa consists of 11 very comfortable and spacious thatched and semi-tented bungalows on wooden platforms en-suite and private veranda. Visitor privacy are ensured as their as all of the bungalows are located a good distance apart and natural foliage is used to subtly conceal neighboring bandas. The camp has its own lounge and dining room where guests enjoy hearty meals and can relax during their free time from activities. Private Galdessa -the private camp consists of three bandas, own dining room and lounge -allowing for absolute privacy and the freedom to plan your days .The three comfortable and spacious thatched and semi-tented bungalows are set on wooden platforms, en-suite and private veranda. Highlights Game drivers along the Galana River ideal for game drives and wildlife sightings. Visit &…
    • Ashnil Aruba Lodge

      Ashnil Aruba lodge is situated in the middle of Tsavo East National Park and set in a superb location. Several watering holes nearby attract wildlife making it easy to spot animals as the park lies flat with savannah grassland. Ashnil Aruba Lodge: Highlights Large herds of elephants Yatta plateau Ashnil Aruba Lodge: Accommodation Ashnil Aruba lodge has a total number of 40 deluxe en-suite rooms Ashnil Aruba Lodge: Activities Game viewing drive        Wildlife lectures on wildlife conservation and culture are regularly given to guests so as to widen their knowledge of the destination. Sundowner The perfect way to end the day in the bush - relax and watch the sun slowly set as you take an ice cold cocktail. Weddings - arrange an exchange of vows in the ‘theater of the wild’ – Tsavo East National Park. Guided nature walks to discover the diversity of the park on foot and have an intimate encounter with the wildlife and nature. Bird watching - the resident naturalist will take you on a guided tour through the park to learn about the various bird species. Start customizing your itinerary Start crafting your safari today
    • Satao Camp

      Satao Camp Nestled amongst trees and surrounding a central water-hole, the semi-circular layout of the camp has excellent views. The camp is found in Tsavo East National Park home to lion, leopard, cheetah, zebras, giraffes, serval cats, antelopes, kongoni, lesser kudu, oryx, klipspringer, impala, stripped hyena, gazelles, buffalos and elephants. Some 500 bird species have been recorded in the area, including ostrich and some migratory kestrels, while buzzards stop at Tsavo-East during their long flight Southern Hemisphere. Satao Camp:Highlights Beautiful landscape and proximity to the coast make it a popular safari destination. One of the world’s leading biodiversity strongholds, with endless bushy grassland and open plains alternate with semi-arid acacia scrub and woodlands, the Galana river banks give rise to lush vegetation. Satao Camp:Accommodation 20 tents, all e-suite, comprising of 16 family tents and 4 suites, each having its own patio Satao Camp:Activities Game driving Sundowners Birding   Start customizing your itinerary Start crafting your safari today