Tsavo National Park

Tsavo National Park consists of two separate parks: East Tsavo National Park and West Tsavo National Park. This park is situated in the Coast Province of Kenya in between Nairobi City and Mombasa. It has an area of about 20000 square kilometers. This park is one of the biggest parks in the world and it is the biggest park in Kenya. The park was divided into two parks because of the railway that follows from Mombasa to the internal regions of Kenya. 

Tripety travel planner will help you to accommodate in the park easily. Tripety services will help you find hot deals to find the best place to stay and not to miss everything you plan. 

West Tsavo National Park has an area of about 13347 square kilometers. It is one of the oldest parks in Kenya. This park was established in 1948. 

Tsavo East is generally flat, with dry plains across which the Galana River flows. Other features include the Yatta Plateau and Lugard Falls.

Tsavo West has more mountains and water parts than Tsavo West. Tripety planner will help you to get to the Lake Jipe and Mzima Springs, Yatta Plateau, and Lugard Falls.

Visiting this park you will meet such rare wild animals as Masai lion, black rhino, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, and hippo.

You can enter the park through several gates. Tsavo East – through Manyani Gate, Voi Gate, Buchuma Gate and Sala Gate. Tsavo West – through Mtito Gate, Man Eaters Gate, Chyulu Gate and one other near Maktau.

  • The joint mass of Tsavo West and Tsavo East National Park Kenya forms one of the largest National Parks in the world and covers a massive 4% of Kenya’s total land area.
  • There are excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • It is perfect for excellent bird watching of over 600 species.
  • It was opened in April 1948.
  • It has an area of 9,065 sq. km.
  • The reserve is perfect for game viewing: elephant, rhino sanctuary.

There are two main places among the most interesting places in the park: the Tsavo River and Ngulia Canyon. A wide variety of birds, as well as ungulates and rhinos, live on the river coast. Water sources in Mzima are also curious. They are located underground in the east of the national park. Every day, approximately 500 million liters of water are discharged from the bowels of the earth in the protected area.

Most of the territory of Eastern Tsavo is occupied by the Yatta Highlands, a three-kilometer-long solidified lava flow. It was formed as a result of the eruption of the volcano Ol Doinio Sabuk. You can also see Mount Mudanda here. An amazing view opens from its height. You will be able to observe the local animals from this height. 

A large number of lakes are located in the Mzima area. As a rule, these reservoirs are surrounded by dense and varied vegetation. Reeds, acacias, baobabs, tamarind trees and palms grow around the transparent lakes of Mzima. There is a small underwater observatory built for filming a wildlife movie. Nowadays it is one of the local attractions. Tripety travelers will be able to see hippos, crocodiles, as well as flocks of tilapia from the glass shelter.

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