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Explore the captivating Tsavo East National Park on an authentic East African wilderness adventure. This biodiverse gem, part of the vast Tsavo National Parks, showcases 4,535 square miles (11,747 square kilometers) of untamed beauty. Accessible from Mombasa’s coast, the park unfolds before you with sweeping savannahs, acacia-dotted plains, and intriguing geological wonders like the Yatta Plateau and Mudanda Rock.
Follow the meandering Athi River to witness Lugards Falls and its resident crocodiles, and discover traces of human history amidst the landscape. Tsavo East is a haven for bird enthusiasts with over 500 species, making it an ideal Kenya birding destination.
Join Owira Tours & Safaris for an unforgettable wildlife-focused safari in this remarkable wilderness, easily reachable from coastal resorts like Mombasa, Malindi, Watamu, and Kilifi. We’re excited to craft an extraordinary African adventure that surpasses your expectations.
Depart from Coastal Resort: Begin your adventure from your coastal beach resort in Mombasa, Malindi, Watamu, or Kilifi. Enjoy a scenic drive as you head towards Tsavo East National Park.
Sunrise Safari: Enter Tsavo East National Park as the sun rises over the savannah. Keep your camera ready for the first glimpses of wildlife as the park awakens. Your experienced guide will lead you to prime viewing spots.
Explore Yatta Plateau and Mudanda Rock: Marvel at the vast Yatta Plateau and the breathtaking geological wonder, Mudanda Rock. Learn about their unique formations and their significance in the park’s history.
Picnic Lunch: Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch amidst the park’s natural beauty. Your guide will choose a scenic spot, and you can savor your meal while keeping an eye out for passing wildlife.
Athi River and Lugards Falls: Follow the winding Athi River, observing the lush doum palm-lined banks. Arrive at Lugards Falls, where you can witness the remarkable rapids formed by the river’s course through eroded rocks. Keep an eye out for crocodiles in the pools.
Wildlife Spotting: Continue your wildlife safari, searching for Tsavo East’s diverse inhabitants, including elephants, lions, zebras, and giraffes. Your knowledgeable guide will share insights into their behavior and habitat.
Birdwatching: For bird enthusiasts, Tsavo East is a haven. Spend some time identifying the resident and migratory bird species that call the park home, with the chance to spot kestrels and buzzards during migrations.
Sunset and Departure: As the day draws to a close, soak in the mesmerizing African sunset over the savannah. Relish the serenity of the park one last time before beginning your journey back to your coastal resort.
Return to Coastal Resort: Arrive back at your coastal beach resort, bringing an end to your thrilling day in Tsavo East National Park.
This single-day itinerary offers a taste of the remarkable biodiversity, stunning landscapes, and captivating wildlife that Tsavo East National Park has to offer, making it a memorable African adventure.