Tsavo East is the largest protected area in Kenya, a land of unparalleled biodiversity and naturally home to Africa’s “Big Five” – black rhino, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, and of course, lion. This park is big – 11,747 square kilometers. And its elevation rises to 1,200 meters above sea level. Tsavo East is home to every creature, from hyenas, leopards, elephants to Somali Ostriches, migratory birds and kongoni antelope. Walking safaris and bird watching are offered in Tsavo East National Park
On this tour you will find yourself in an endless stretch of grasslands and savannah. You are in the true wilderness of Tsavo East National Park – the largest park in Kenya and one of the oldest. Great herds of elephants roll in the red-dust soil here and gather at essential watering holes to sustain life. The images of these giants spraying each other is one of delight and never to be forgotten.
The park’s sparse foliage allows for easier wildlife spotting and it’s not uncommon to come upon the unique Tsavo lions whose adult males lack the familiar manes.
The soils here are also yet to be explored, from the world’s longest lava flow, the Yatta Plateau to the Lugard Falls and water worn rocks. Tsavo East is home to every creature, from hyenas, leopards, elephants to Somali Ostriches, migratory birds and kongoni antelope. Walking safaris and bird watching are offered in Tsavo East National Park. And it’s not all rugged plains that meet the eye – the Galana River flowing through the park creates a lush line of greenery cutting across the dusty savannah. You’ll find pods of hippos, crocodile and waterbuck adding to the diversity in this unpredictable reserve.