Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East is one of the oldest parks and largest protected area and is located near the town of Voi. It consists of semi-arid grassland and savanna and the Galana River flows through its dry plains. The park has diverse wildlife including the big5 among other larger mammals. There are large herds of the dust-red elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, waterbuck, lesser kudu, gerenuk and more. It also hosts a large variety of bird life such as the sacred ibis, black kite, crowned crane and lovebird. There are over 500 recorded species.

Attractions

  • Game viewing – herds of elephants, diverse wildlife and birdlife
  • Aruba Dam – visited by animals
  • Mudanda Rock –vantage view point of stratified rock below which is a natural dam
  • Yatta Plateau – the world’s longest lava flow
  • Lugard Falls