Tsavo West National Park

“Land of Lava, Springs & Man-Eaters”
From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs  to the Shetani  lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness.
The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, woodlands, scrublands and Acacia, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains underneath.
Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephants, Hippos, rhino, Buffalos, lions, leopards, cheetahs, bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler and varied plant.

Attractions

The sight Mzima Springs is the view of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the beneath dry lava rocks, forming the most welcoming and lovely scene in Africa
Ancient lands of Lions, the Uganda railway construction in 1898 was abruptly halted by the two most big and insatiable man-eating lions appeared upon the scene, and for over nine month waged irregular warfare against the railway and all those connected with it in the surrounding area of Tsavo.
A vibrant volcanic arena; molten lava that form Shetani lava spewed from the earth just about 200 years ago and its fiery rage was thought by locals to be work of the Devil.
Poacher’s Lookout and roaring rocks; the Park abounds the panoramic vintage point from which to view herds’ movement.
Magnificent game drives; Tsavo west offers some of the world’s most magnificent game viewing
Ngulia Sanctuary; this is where the growing population of highly scarce black rhino are inching from gulf of extinction forced upon them by rampant poaching in the 1960s.
Lake Jipe, lies astride Kenya and Tanzania boarder and is teeming with aquatic life, Bird watching also another major activity arroud the lake.
First World War Site-East African Campaign, Perhaps the weirdest campaign of the world war was fought in the “Bundu” (Bush) – the scarcely explored wilderness of thorny scrub and opaque forest of Tsavo west. This last ‘gentleman war’ was waged beneath the code of honor-sometimes; or under guerilla tactics adopted from African tribal fighters. The Crater’s Guided tours, Kichwa, Tembo and Mzima fort will aid you trail the real footsteps of the world war veterans.