The Tsavo Man-Eaters
were a pair of man-eating lions in the Tsavo region, which
were responsible for the deaths of a number of construction workers on the
Kenya-Uganda Railway between March and December 1898. The significance of this
lion pair was their unusual behavior of killing men and the manner of
East National Park "The land lava and
Tsavo National Park is
the largest park in Kenya and was established on 1st of April, 1948.
Tsavo National Park was split into East and West for administrative purposes,
the park is around 8,000km sq.
Tsavo is famous for the 1898, maneless male lions (the famed man-eaters of Tsavo)
that terrorized the workers, killing over 130 people before being killed by
The park is a
‘catchment’ for visitors from coast resorts with large herds of elephants and
other wildlife. Yatta plateau is about 290 km long and is one of the world’s
longest lava flows. Lugar’s fall on the Galana River – this is not a true falls
but a series of rapids. Visitors walk down to river to view rapids. Mudanda
rock is a long rock outcrop that is about 1.6 km long. There is a dam at the
base. Animals can be seen drinking. Visitors can walk along the rock and enjoy
a cool breeze as well as view wildlife at the base.
Aruba Dam was built in 1952 across the Voi River. The dam attracts many animals and water birds can be seen at this dam. Tsavo/Athi rivers confluence – when the two rivers join they form the Galana river.
Leopard, cheetah, wild
dogs, buffalo, rhino, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, plains game, crocodile,
mongoose, hyrax, dik-dik, lesser kudu and porcupine. Prolific birdlife features
600 recorded species
Distance from Mombasa to Tsavo East-330.6km
You will be picked from your beach and head
through Mombasa to Tsavo East national park. We will have a short refreshment
break and continue with our journey entering Tsavo East from Voi gate.
Game drive en route to the lodge in time for
lunch and check in. After refreshing we will head out and have a game drive and
head to Lugar’s fall on the Galana River –
this is not a true falls but a series of rapids. We will walk down to the river
to view rapids. Mudanda rock is a long rock outcrop that is about 1.6 km long.
There is a dam at the base. Animals can be seen drinking. If time allows we can
walk along the rock and enjoy a cool breeze as well as view wildlife at the
and overnight at Ashnil /similar
After breakfast, we will check out of the
lodge and do an en-route game drive as we exist Tsavo East. We will head
straight to Mombasa where you will be dropped at the pickup point.
back to Mombasa
per person sharing: US$380*
two people for this safari to depart.
board accommodation whilst on safari according to the itinerary.
plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
in double/twin room per person sharing.
park entrance fees
of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
drives as detailed in the itinerary.
transport in a safari tour mini bus with a game viewing top up roof.
litre bottle of mineral water per person per day while on a road safari.
of a personal nature
Elida Tours Safari hat