Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East national park nicknamed as the “Theatre of the Wild”. Its famous with its large herds of the red-dusted Elephants which like rolling on the red dusty soil. The young ones like playing with the adults as they keep spraying themselves with the dust. At night the Elephants are found near the clear Blue water of the Palm-shaded Galana River. The blue water of the Galana River is the most Evocative image not only in Kenya but entire Africa. Tsavo East national park is the largest national park in Kenya covering total land area of 13,747 square kilometres. It’s the oldest national park in Kenya. It was established in April 1948 together with its counterpart Tsavo West national park. It was named after the Tsavo River that crosses the park from West to East. Tsavo East national park is drained by two key Rivers those are Tsavo River and Athi River.

The two rivers join together at the later stage forming the large and famous Galana River. The park is considered as one of the biodiversity strongholds not only in Kenya but entire world. It’s managed by the Kenya Wildlife Service. Tsavo East is drier compared to Tsavo West hence making it mostly dominated by the open savannah grassland. The geography of park is also dotted with some Acacia trees together with some rough rocky surface area. The oldest national park in Kenya is also the largest national park in the country. It’s situated in the Semi-arid area of the famous Taru Desert. Tsavo East national park is located near the coast few kilometres away from Voi town.

Best Time to Visit

The dry season is from June to September, with a shorter dry period in January and ...

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  • Game Viewing
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The park hosts a large number of permanent residents especially the large mammals

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How to get there

By Road: The Park can easily be accessed by road From Nairobi entering to the

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