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Tsavo National Park reviews

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“Tsavo is quite hot so hats, sunglasses and sunscreen will be your best friends.” - Koi

Home of the Tsavo lions

Views: 360 Visited: Aug 2011 Reviewed: Jan 20, 2014

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 to enjoy the natural beauty as well as lean a bit of the history.

The park is home to elephants, buffaloes and numerous other animals and although you might not get to see all the animals listed but I got to see quite a few. The scenery is beautiful and the landscape is breathtaking. The Lugards falls on the Galana river is a series of rapids that only adds to the beauty of the landscape. I had the great chance of walking down the banks of the river and enjoy the scenery. The Aruba dam along the Voi river provides a good place to enjoy the cool breeze which is a good welcome from the hot sun.
At the end of my visit, I was sure of one thing: Tsavo National Park is definitely worth a second visit.

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