Tsavo East National Park - "The Theatre of the Wild..."

Establishment history

Tsavo National Park was established on 1st April, 1948 with an area of 21,812 Km2 It is the largest Park in Kenya. In May 1948 Tsavo National Park was divided into East and West for administrative purposes. The two Parks are divided by Nairobi–Mombasa railway /road.

Scenic features
Tsavo East is a very popular Park as is indicated by the high number of tourists. Some of the attractive scenic features include:

How to get to Tsavo East National Park
From Nairobi via Voi through the Voi gate or Manyani gate.
Similarly, from Mombasa via Bachuma gate.
From Malindi, via Sala gate. This road was recently graded and is attracting many visitors from North Coast.
There are six airstrips in the southern part of the park and thirteen in the Northern part.
There are no scheduled flights to the Park but chartered light planes can be used.
The Park opens at 6.30 a.m. and closes at 6.30 p.m.