Tsavo East National ParkMap
Tsavo East National Park, covers approximately 11,747 sq. km. It is a vast, flat, monotonous and semi-arid area.
Tsavo East National Park
Tsavo East is situated equidistant from Nairobi and Mombasa and is on the northern side of the main Mombasa-Nairobi highway, opposite to Tsavo West National Park. The entire Tsavo eco-system the biggest game area in Kenya. The slightly larger Tsavo East is generally flat, with dry plains broken by the Galana River. Other features include the Yatta Plateau and Lugards Falls.
Despite the fact that mountains are absent in the park and that the area is less attractive than Tsavo West, Tsavo East is still one of the last remaining of wilderness and biodiversity strongholds on Earth and it worth a visit.
The northern part (above Galana river) is usually closed to the public and most interesting places are all located on the southern part of the park.