Welcome to Tsavo East National Park


Despite the size of the park, the area of most wildlife activity is actually quite compact – the northern section of the park is largely closed and can only be visited with advance permission due to the threat of banditry and ongoing campaigns against poachers. The demarcation point is the Galana River.


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Tsavo East National Park activities

$270 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

DAY TOUR TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK

DAY 1:  DIANI- TSAVO EASTPick up from your beach resort and depart for Tsavo East National Park- Tsavo East National park is the famous park from Diani for it has high concentration of animals. It is the nearest park for 01day trip from Diani, Watamu,Mombasa. You will arrive with a short game drive then lunch at Voi safari Lodge. After lunch proceed for more game viewing drives in search of the park residence like the biggest 'Brown elephant. Later exit the park and drive to Diani to catch your flight back home.PRICE IS BASED ON USE OF SAFARI MINIBUSPrice per person is as from US$ 260 Price includes:Private transport, Lunch, pick up  & drop off from your hotel residence. TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK ENTRANCE FEE,TSAVO NATIONAL PARKSExtending over an area greater than 21,000 Sq Km in size, the adjoining Tsavo East and West National Parks form the largest wildlife park in the country. Thorn bush and scrub are the main types of vegetation in this savage wilderness which is home to the Shetani Lava Flows and to the Mzima Springs, where an underground viewing tank allows you to watch the underwater antics of hippopotamuses, while Red Elephants, so called because of the red dust the elephants “”bathe” in, and the regions’ mane-less Lions, Fringed-eared Oryx, Klipspringer, Striped Hyenas and the occasional Caracal are some of the top attractions of Tsavo. 

$4800 Outdoor Activities

11-Days Kenya Zanzibar Safari

Day 1: Nairobi - Tsavo East National ParkYou will be picked up from your hotel or the airport at 6:00am in order to begin your safari journey. You will arrive in Tsavo East National Park in time for lunch and some free time before setting out on a late afternoon game drive. Tsavo East is known for excellent game viewing. Sighted animals can include lions, leopard, cheetah, zebras, giraffes, serval, antelopes, kongoni, lesser kudu, oryx, klipspringer, impala, stripped hyena, ostriches, gazelles, buffalos, elephants and many more. You also have the chance to see a variety of migratory and native birds, particularly between late October and early January. Day 2: Tsavo East- Tsavo West National ParkAfter an early morning game drive we will have a full breakfast before heading to Tsavo West National Park. We will arrive at our destination in time for lunch.In the late afternoon we will visit the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, which is a 70m2 fenced area where Tsavo’s growing population of endangered black rhino are inching their way back from the chasm of extinction that was forced upon them by the rampant poaching in the 1960’s. After the visit we will proceed on a game-drive and see buffalos, elephants, lions, cheetah, giraffes etc. As the sun sets we will head back to our camp or lodge for dinner and overnight. Day 3: Tsavo West- Amboseli National Park Day 4: Amboseli National Park Day 5: Amboseli - Lake Nakuru National Park Day 6: Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara National Reserve Day 7: Maasai Mara National Reserve Today we will enjoy an early morning game drive and then return to our lodge for a full sit-down English breakfast. Alternatively we can spend the day in the park in search of predators and their prey, including zebra, wildebeest and giraffe. We will also have an opportunity to see hippos and crocodiles in the Mara River. We will have lunch at one of the nearby lodges or camps. Day 8: Maasai Mara National- Zanzibar Enjoy a morning of leisure after breakfast in the camp. Later you will be picked up and driven to Nairobi for a scheduled flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival here you will be picked up by a hotel representative and dropped off at the Z Beach hotel on a full board basis. Day 9-10: Zanzibar You will spend the next few days and nights by the beautiful beach. This is the perfect end to a safari as you can relax and laze away the days on the white sandy beaches or on the turquoise waters. We believe the Z Hotel is the ideal retreat. The shores of Zanzibar host some of the world’s most splendid coral reefs, making diving one of the biggest attractions here. Day 11: Zanzibar- Nairobi You will be transferred  to the airport to connect with a flight out of Tanzania.  End of Tour.

$1200 Cultural & Theme Tours

3 Days Ngutuni Saltlick Wildlife Safari

Our 3 Days safari begins with Ngutuni sanctuary - a 10,000 acre private game sanctuary, surrounded on three sides by Tsavo East National Park.with view of the Sagala Hills and others nearby, only 2.5 hours drive from Mombasa and its international airport. Ngutuni sanctuary and the surrounding national park is best known today for their fantastic variety of wildlife including lion, cheetah, elephant, buffalo as well as a huge variety of plains game and bird life. It is only in Ngutuni Sanctuary, in the whole of Tsavo East National Park, where one can do a night game drive conveniently and spot a lot of animals including many big cats at very close range. Taita Hills Sanctuary is a privately owned game ranch only 11,330 ha, but it is a model conservation area with its own warden and rangers and at times has wildlife in plenty. Elephant and lion are resident and buffalo and cheetah are easily found.

$641.88 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Safari Tsavo East and Amboseli NP from Watamu Malindi Mombasa Diani

Day 1 – Watamu or Malindi or Diani to  TSAVO EASTPick up from your Watamu-Malindi-Diani  hotel in the morning drive to Tsavo East National Park. (The largest park in Kenya which covers an area of 13,747 km2) and arrive at Sala Gate or Buchuma Gate. You have also a chance to see animals such as red elephants, leopards, cheetah, giraffes, the famous man eating lions, among others. Proceed with the game drive to camp or lodge. Check in and have lunch at your lodge or camp. Relax till 4.00 pm after which you will start another game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight at your booked camp or lodge.Day 2 - AMBOSELI NPWake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Amboseli. To arrive with a short game drive in time for lunch ,check in at booked camp or lodge and have lunch and rest .Afternoon game at the park which is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape, and open plains. Game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight Day 3 - AMBOSELI / Watamu or Malindi od Diani HotelWake up at 6.00 am for full breakfast followed by a short game drive and depart to Voi 300 kms from Amboseli for lunch. After lunch proceed to your coastal hotel arriving in the late afternoon drop off at your respective hotel.

$388 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

2-Day Tsavo East National Park Safari from Mombasa

Day 1 : Mombasa – Tsavo East Pickup from your hotel  by our professional guide/ driver at 7:00 am and start the  drive along the Mombasa-Nairobi road to the first gate of Tsavo East National park, Bachuma gate and embark on your first game drive in search of Elephants, the man eaters of Tsavo, Buffalos, Cheetahs, Giraffe, Antelopes etc. Visit the famous Aruba dam where lots of game can be found especially during the dry season. There after proceed to Sentrim lodge or any other lodge for lunch. Later is afternoon game drive.Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Lodge or any hotel of your choice.Meals B L D Day 2: Tsavo East – Mombasa Early morning game drive before breakfast. Then you will be back for breakfast, check out and there after drive back to Mombasa arriving in the afternoon. you will be dropped of at your hotel or the airport.

$491 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 3-Day Tsavo Safari from Mombasa

Day 1: Mombasa - Tsavo East (L, D) You will be picked up at your hotel in Mombasa by your driver/guide, then begin your 3-hour drive to Tsavo East National Park. Enter through the Bachuma gate. You will have a game drive en route to the lodge( VOI WILDLIFE LODGE), arriving in time for lunch. After check-in and lunch, you will have the afternoon to relax at the lodge. At 4 p.m. you will take part in a 2-hour evening game drive. This will be followed by dinner at your accommodation. 3 nights at Voi Wildlife Lodge, Sentrim Lodge, or similar Day 2: Tsavo East (B, L, D) Today you have two different options for your day. Option 1: Breakfast at the lodge, followed by a full-day game drive in the park beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. You will have a picnic lunch in the park. Option 2: An early morning game drive that starts at 6 a.m. and runs until 9 a.m. Have breakfast back at the lodge. In the afternoon, go on a 3-hour game drive that starts at 3 p.m. Both options include dinner at the lodge. Day 3: Tsavo - Mombasa (B) Your final day starts with an early morning game drive from 6-8 a.m., then it's back to the lodge for breakfast. You will check out of your room at 10 a.m. and start your return drive to Mombasa, arriving around 2 p.m. Drop off at your hotel within the Mombasa area.NOTE: We are happy to pick and drop you at Diani  Beach at an extra 40 USD

Tsavo East National Park in detail