Tsavo National Park reviews


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Established in 1948 and divided into Tsavo East National Park and Park Tsavo West National Park by road and railway is southeast Kenya’s Tsavo National Park. The park is the namesake of the Tsavo river, which flows from east to west within the park and beyond, and its two sections jointly comprise one of the world’s largest, most scenic national parks in Kenya, at ... ...

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Feb 25, 2016   |   Visited: Jan 2016.
While visiting Tsavo East and West for three days, we were really satisfied with the whole journey, the guide we used was very professional and knew a lot of the animals. The driver always drove good and secure. They took good care of us. We were also very satisfied with the lodges. Tsavo is a really exiting park and we promised ourselves that we will have to go ba... read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Jul 31, 2015   |   Visited: Jun 2015.
Tsavo East National Park is one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries known for the vast elephant herds and a variety of wild animals including lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffe, buffalo among other plains game.
Tsavo West National Park also offers tremendous views with diverse habitats, ranging from mountains, river forest, plains, lakes and wooded grassland. Its... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Jun 05, 2015   |   Visited: Mar 2015.
Tsavo-East is recommended for photographers with its fabulous light and unbelievable views, in particular the Mudanda Rock and the Yatta Plateau, the world’s largest lava flow. Lugard Fall on the Galana River is remarkable for the shaped water-worn rocks. Game includes: elephant, rhino, lion, leopard, crocodile, waterbuck, kudu, gerenuk and zebra and Hunter’s Harte... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Feb 12, 2015   |   Visited: Aug 2008.
To the south-west of Tsavo East National Park, and on the opposite side of the Trans-Africa Highway, you find Tsavo West National Park. This park is one of the greatest wildlife spectacles that this remarkable country has to offer. Even compared with the spectacular Masai Mara, the wildlife density at Lake Jipe (far to the south on the Tanzania border) is astoundin... read more
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(3/5 stars) Written on: Dec 16, 2014   |   Visited: Sep 2014.
Inside the park itself, Voi Rest House provides accommodation or, more commonly, is used as a lunch pit stop for the safari jeeps. It's a busy place at these times and there can be hundreds of people arriving fairly close to each other. Hotel provides an all you can eat buffet for this service.

Officially, this is outside the Tsavo NP and is on the route from Vo... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Oct 13, 2014   |   Visited: Oct 2013.
We just fell in love with Tsavo West. The arid scenery and the wildlife was off the charts. My next time in Kenya, a huge amount of it will be in Tsavo. We stayed at the Kilaguni Serena and the view was mind blowing. I can't say enough about this massive park. And no crowds which was a huge bonus. read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Aug 04, 2014   |   Visited: Jul 2014.
Tsavo National Park is the largest & most expansive park in Kenya.

It's famous for the man-eater lion of Tsavo and is a combination of Tsavo East & Tsavo West.

It's a must-see when visiting Kenya. read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Jul 16, 2014   |   Visited: Jun 2014.
Tsavo east and west together form the largest wilderness reserve.
One of Tsavo's most interesting geographical feature is the Lugard falls where white water rages through a series of spectacular rock formations.
Not forgetting the volcanic Mzima springs, these natural springs produce 50 million gallons of fresh sparkling water daily.

These two parks are beauti... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Mar 07, 2014   |   Visited: Sep 2006.
The Tsavo National Park remains Kenya's largest and also one of the oldest. Once a mega park, it was later divided into West and East. The boundary lies closely along the Mombasa - Nairobi highway. The west remains the busiest through out the year. It bears the history of man-eating lions where many Indians were killed as they constructed the Kenya-Uganda railway. ... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Feb 03, 2014   |   Visited: Jan 2014.
Tsavo National Park remains the largest park in Kenya; it is famous for the red elephants. Tsavo is divided into two sections: Tsavo East/Tsavo West.Tsavo West National Park is famous for the Mzima Springs,with its unique underwater hippo observatory. The "Big 5" African animals are well represented in these parks, as well as birds and other animals. From Lake Jipe... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Jan 20, 2014   |   Visited: Aug 2011.
Tsavo National Park is the largest national park in Kenya and is divided into two parks (East and West) which are divided by the Mombasa-Nairobi railway and road. Located near the coast, the park is most famous for being the home of the Tsavo lions during the construction of the railway. The park has a rich history and I was lucky enough to get a good guide and got... read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Dec 24, 2013   |   Visited: Apr 2013.
The journey started from the Kenyan Capital Nairobi through Nairobi-Mombasa Highway to Mtito-Andei town. As I entered the park I was welcomed by thickets of Acacia trees. The roads here are not tarmacked but they are smooth.
I stayed at Serena Kilaguni Lodge where I had booked my reservation for two days stay.
The top attraction here is the Mzima Springs. It is ... read more
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(3/5 stars) Written on: Aug 29, 2013   |   Visited: Aug 2011.
My second safari in Kenya was along Nairobi Mombasa Highway to the small town of Voi, home to the Vast Tsavo National Park.

The wildlife that one can see is not much there, a few birds but a lot of tourists come to enjoy beautiful scenery.
It was the first time I saw a rhino and I enjoyed the unusual experience. I spotted a number of local lions, which apparent... read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: May 23, 2013   |   Visited: Apr 2013.
Kenya was the seventh safari destination, to the famous Tsavo National Park. It lies between the main Nairobi to Mombasa road and mount Kilimanjaro. We landed in Kenya and a couple hours after we were at the Tsavo. We got there around dawn and spent a night in one of the parks luxurious lodges after a delish meal at the Tsavo hotels accompanied by an entertaining ... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on: May 12, 2013   |   Visited: Feb 2013.
An early morning drive from Kenya’s capital Nairobi, saw us in the Tsavo National Park. Prior to our visit, we had been told stories of the ‘man eating’ lions of the Tsavo, dating back to the colonial period, during which foreigners were constructing a railway line across the park. In my wildest dreams, I was not prepared for the rugged terrain within the park, and... read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: May 10, 2013   |   Visited: Jul 2009.
The landscape in Tsavo is just breath-taking - incredibly expansive and simply amazing views. I think of this park as somewhat more rugged than some of the other Kenyan parks; however, there are four natural springs that are found there - the most famous being Mzima Springs. For this reason, the park can offer a lot of diversity. Where the landscape can be rugge... read more
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Safari suitability: 9 / 10
From red elephants and crocodile-infested pools to hippos bathing in crystal-clear springs, this enormous park proffers much
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