Tasvo West National Park

Tasvo West National Park


Tsavo West National Park is located on Kenya's southern periphery with Tanzania and is about 200 km south West of Nairobi. Adjoining Tsavo West, this combined park is one of the world's greatest national parks. The West and West parks are accessed by the Mombasa/Nairobi road, and both can be easily reached from Mombasa.

Tsavo West offers a variety of scenery; from bogs and springs to harsh terrain including dormant volcanic cones, to flowing fields and angled rocky outcrops. Wildlife can be difficult to spot because of the thick cover in places. In May 1948, a month after its creation as the Tsavo National Park, it was divided into West and West for administrative purposes. At 21,812 square km, Tsavo National Park is the largest park in Kenya. Named after the Tsavo River which flows from west to West, the park is seen as one of the world's best biodiversity repositories. It is the main Kenyan park that both allows night driving experiences and also one-day safaris. It is known for its wide ranging birdlife and for its enormous portfolio of wildlife including the black rhino, Cape bison, elephant, leopard, hippo and lion. There is also a range of grazing fauna including hartebeest, lesser kudu and giraffe.

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Tasvo West National Park

Getting There

You can get to Tsavo West National park by either by road or airways:

Roadways: From Amboseli (52km), set out

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When To Go

Tsavo West National Park can be visited throughout the year. However, the best time for wildlife viewing is in the middle of the dry seasons from June to October or January

Tasvo West National Park

What To See (Wildlife)

Roaming herds of elephants whose skin is dressed in the rich red earth, giving them a ghostly appearance, the park is also known for its maneless lions and gigantic hordes of buffalo

Tasvo West National Park

Activities / What To Do

At Tavso West National park you can do a variety of activities at the park, for example:

  • Game Drives
  • Cave Exploration
  • Boat Safari
Tasvo West National Park

Weather & Climate

In general, the warmest period in Kenya is from February to March, while the coolest is from July to August, although the seasonal variations in temperature are small. Both temperature

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Health & Safety

Health in Kenya. ... The leading cause of mortality in kenya in the year 2016 included diarrhoea diseases 18.5%, HIV/AIDs 15.56%, lower respiratory infections 8.62%, tuberculosis 3.69%,

Tasvo West National Park

Travel Tips

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Foods & Guides

Kenya might not be a big name on the global culinary map but it certainly has its fair share of dishes worth trying. The main staple in the Kenyan diet is ugali, a grainy paste made

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