Tsavo East National Park

“Theatre of the wild” is The nickname given to Tsavo East National Park, which is celebrated for its enormous herds of red-dusted elephants that love to loll in this red dusty earth. Adolescent calves keep the adults busy by showering them with dust. 

During nightfall, you will find the elephants alongside glassy blue water in the company of fan-shaped palm leaves by the Galana River. The sapphire-clear blue water of the Galana River is the most vivid portrait of Africa’s entirety. Established over 70 years ago, Tsavo East National Park spans close to 14,000 square kilometers and is the oldest national park in Kenya. Its peer, Tsavo West National park, is separated by a railway line.

Attractions in Tsavo East National Park


Tsavo East National Park is a wilderness that is massive and largely undeveloped. Home to the Big 5 (lion, leopard, elephants, buffalo, and rhino). The park is home to both white and rare black rhinos. You will also find large amounts of dik-dik, African hunting dogs, baboons, hyenas, jackals, foxes, and numerous other species.


The park includes ostriches, hornbills, love birds, herons, kingfishers, and countless other birds. Birding is excellent during the rainy season when the park undergoes visiting birds that breed in the area. However, birding can be done year-round.

Yatta Plateau

The Yatta Plateau is the prime attraction to the park. The remnants of the globe’s longest course of lava. Stretching more than 300 Kilometers, and climbing over 100 meters from its adjoining surface, the plateau was formed by streaming hot lava originating from the Ol donyo Sabuk Mountain near nairobi.

Lugard Falls and Aruba Dam

Lugard Falls is a great sightseeing stop.  Aruba Dam was constructed for thirsty animals during the dry season.

Mudanda Rock

Mudanda Rock is an isolated rock that rises abruptly from the plain. With an enormous bed-like surface the light red stone is the earliest part of earth’s history between 570 and 4,550 million years old. A stage for elephants and leopards. Famous for were the hunter-gatherer’s dried elephant meat. Spanning 1.6 kilometers with a water hole on the eastern side making it a great spot to see numerous animals quenching their thirst from the body of water below.

Mudanda Rock is a place for a walking safari and hiking, with a 360-degree view of the savannah.