Tsavo East, West Lodges & Camps



Denys Finch Hatton was a legendary British aristocrat who travelled to Kenya in 1911 and fell under the spell of the African Wild. His fascination with the wildlife turned him into a renowned photographer, dedicated conservationist and host, introducing both business tycoons and British Royalty to his world of Luxury Safari. The luxury-tented camp is an eclectic blend of eco-friendly accommodation and world-class facilities, encapsulated in the enchanting surroundings of the Kenyan wilderness. Relax in your private suite or by the pool while watching the resident hippo pods wallowing in the natural spring-pools that flow through the African camp. Savor some of the many cultural delights in fine-dining and a la carte menus, or take full advantage of the range of facilities and activities offered, from bird spotting experiences to private game drives.


A tranquil, hushed and cool refuge framed by Mt Kilimanjaro and the rolling, volcanic landscapes of the deep green Chyulu hills, Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge immerses you in stunning beauty and exhilarating adventures while surrounding you with every modern comfort. The hotel includes 56 guest rooms including five suites that feature remarkably large living areas, ranging from Standard rooms to deluxe suites and the resplendent Kilaguni Suite. The hotel also offers savory, seasonal, locally sourced cuisine in the dining room overlooking the waterhole. Whether its private game drives, sipping a perfectly mixed drink while taking in ,marvelous vies of Chyulu hills, soothing massages or an outing to see the hippos or aquatic life of Mzima springs,theres always something to do. Surrender to the wild, ancient allure of Tsavo West, the land of lions and lava, at Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge.


Formerly called Lions rock Tsavo camp, this safari lodge is spectacularly sited at the end of a ridge part of the ecosystem of Kenya’s largest game park. With panoramic views of the golden green savannah rolling away to the hills of Mt Killimanjaro, the North and South Pare Mountains and the Taita hills. It has fourteen traditionally built bandas from whose verandahs you can literally overlook wildlife, going about their daily life undisturbed. The sanctuary preserves a unique ecosystem rich with wildlife, encompassing one of Africa’s most ancient elephant migratory corridors and an important breeding site for lions. A stay at Lions bluff is memorable and very worthwhile and the helpful committed staff is an added asset to this serene paradise.


Voyager Safari Camp is a luxury camp located in the shadow of the majestic Mt.Kilimanjaro, between Amboseli Game Reserve and Tsavo National Park, standing on the edge of a small man made dam on the Tsavo River. Commonly known as the jewel of Tsavo National Park, its surrounding land is as diverse as its wildlife. Not to mention the crocodiles and hippos who while away time at the cool waters of the Mzima Springs and the river that courses through. The ever presence of water ensures that there is plenty of game to be seen all year through. The camp offers 25 beautiful earth-colored tents that have been furnished to provide the classic ambience of a traditional safari camp. There is also an intimate lounge bar that overlooks the dam, and a small boutique that offers souvenirs and safari essentials.


For decades Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge has been one of Kenya’s flagship lodges, famed for being among the Worlds Most Photographed lodges. This game lodge is a luxurious safari escape set in the heart of Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary overlooking a waterhole and the vast Tsavo plains. Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge has 96 unique rooms, all elevated on stilts and built across two levels with unsuited bathrooms with permanent showers and WC,and running cold and hot water. The lodge is a favorite amongst travelers in search of luxury accommodation and a wild adventure in the wild vibrancy of the Tsavo plains.


Located at the main Sanctuary to the Taita Hills Sanctuary in South Eastern Kenya, 400 KM from Nairobi or 200 KM from Mombasa. The Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge is an inviting stone building of 60 spacious rooms and two suites, all with their own private viewing balcony, with stunning views of the lush gardens surrounding the lodge, the beautiful tree form swimming pool. Rooms at the lodge are with double, twin or triple beds depending on room type. The elegantly furnished rooms are spacious with a sitting area and unsuited bathrooms. Children are welcome at the lodge. However, parental supervision is advised all times is a must for younger children below 5 years as the layout of the camp is very open.


Ngulia Safari Lodge is located in Tsavo West National Park with 52 rooms facing the vast wilderness and with en-suites bathroom facilities. The Ngulia Lodge is more internationally known as a bird haven for bird lovers-who converge every year escaping the harsh winter conditions of the Northern Hemisphere. It has no doubt, one of the most breathtaking views in Kenya. The lodge has 52 standard rooms, all bath and shower with a view of the vast wilderness and floodlit water holes with the rooms raised above ground level. There is an inviting pool surrounded by flowering shrubs and trees, two inviting bars and a restaurant with home cooked food. There is also the Leopard View bar open in the evenings before the arrival of leopards from the wilderness.


Located in the heart of Tsavo West National Park, this cottage offers spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, allowing for visits to Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, Mzima Springs and Shetani lava flow and a chance to see the big five! This is a self-catering guesthouse with 4 bedrooms, indoor toilet and accommodates 8 guests.


This accommodation is located in the heart of Tsavo West National Park and contains highlights such as: spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, visits to Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, Mzima Springs and Shetani lava flow. One can also view the following wildlife: leopard, cheetah, buffalo, rhino, elephant, giraffe, lion, hippo and crocodile. It is self-catering with an indoor toilet and each cottage can accommodate 2 guests.


Tsavo Safari Camp (Kitaani Kya Ndundu) is a treasure hidden in the northern sector of Tsavo East National Park, an oasis that nestles between the bank of the Athi-Galana River and the worlds' largest lava flow, the Yatta Plateau. The Camp is fully furnished withen-suit tents facing the Galana River with bathroom, hot and cold running water, shower, flush toilet and each with a private veranda facing the river where many animals come to drink water.Once you have settled into one of the comfortable river-facing tents or cottages you have the option of several exciting activities, which may include day and night game drives, bush walks, sundowners, fishing, as well as boating [seasonal]. Tsavo Safari Camp has an enticing swimming pool, shaded by douma palm trees, and with good views towards the Yatta plateau.


Located in Tsavo National Park, by the banks of Tsavo River, It is a suitable stop for travelers from Nairobi or Mombasa. The camp has 30 luxurious en-suite tents all with a private balcony overlooking Tsavo River where animals come to quench their thirst from the famous dry heat of the Tavo.The camp is also one kilometer away from the Tsavo Station and the famous original location where many Indians and locals, about 140 in total, where eaten by two maneless ions over a period of three months while contracting the Kenya, Uganda railway which passes through the Park during the colonial era. The camp also boasts of a few modern amenities like a modern restaurant and fee Wi-Fi.


Galdessa Camp is located on the southern banks of the Galana River, in a cluster of doum palms. This riverside location gives plentiful sightings of the game that frequents the cool water in the heat of the day. The camp overlooks the Yatta Plateau, the world’s longest and oldest tossilised lava flow. There are 11 en-suite semi-tented bandas, on raised wooden platforms with white canvas walls and thatched roofs. Each banda has a bathroom with safari shower and a large veranda. The bandas are well spaced, concealed from each other by foliage, and are designed in natural wood and earthy colours. Activities are tailored to the requirements of each guest. Game drives, game walks, sundowners and meals in the bush are all on offer. Rare local species include lesser kudu, gerenuk, fringed-eared oryx, Hirola and Peter’s gazelle. Galdessa works closely with Kenya Wildlife Service’s black rhino reintroduction project, and visits to the conservation project are recommended. 50 black rhino live near the camp, Africa’s largest untended rhino population.


Ashnil Aruba lodge lies in the heart of Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Its location is superb, just a couple of hours from the coast of Mombasa or a 5 hours leisurely drive from the capital of Kenya, Nairobi. It is located on the banks of the Aruba dam which was built in 1952 as a sport fishing recreational point. Several watering holes nearby attract wildlife and spotting animals is easy because the camp lies flat with savannah grassland. They have a total of 40 deluxe en-suite rooms with 8 having interconnecting bdoors.4 triple rooms with one interconnecting room, 6 luxury tents and 2 rooms suited for disabled persons. This is a special location for people who don’t have a lot of experience on safari.


Satao Safari Camp Tsavo East National Park is an exclusive tented Camp in the mighty Tsavo East National Park. Satao Safari Camp overlooks a busy watering hole where elephant, cheetah, impala, warthog, buffalo, lesser kudu, baboons and vervet monkeys come to drink and occasionally lion and leopard. Satao Camp has 20 tents; 16 family tents and 4 suits each constructed with sisal and baroti poles topped with makuti roof. All the tents are fully furnished with locally and African designed beds with a table and a chair in each tent making the tents spacious and comfortable in African way. Each exquisite tent has its own patio with table and chairs, is constructed out of eco-friendly materials and is attractively furnished with locally made beds and unique Maasai designs. Each spacious en-suite bathroom has slate floors, running water and true African-style 'bucket' showers. There are no fences at Satao so the animals are free to wander in and out amongst the tents as they please. You truly get close to Africa in true safari style, at one with nature sleeping under canvas in the African Bush. 1 tent has been carefully constructed to accommodate guests with physically challenges.


Ngutuni lodge is located 15 minutes’ drive from Tsavo East main gate 1hr from Tsavo West and Taita Hills with 48 rooms all built in blocks. The lodge is situated close to where the European army had initially camped during the making of the railway where many locals and Indians were eaten by the famous man-eaters of Tsavo. The lodge has 46 rooms built of blocks facing the waterhole where animals come to drink water and the endless Savannah of the Tsavo National Park. All the rooms are fully furnished with a bathroom, shower, one double and one single bed each with a telephone and balcony with a perfect undisturbed game viewing.


Voi Safari Lodge is located in Tsavo East National Park, just 5 km off the main highway connecting the Nairobi to Mombasa. Its sits on top of a rocky hill with 52 en-suite standard rooms. Designed to blend in unassumingly into the surrounding environment, the lodge boasts a natural waterhole often attracting big game including the elephant, lion, cheetah, buffalo as well as a variety of birdlife. It stands strategically overlooking the vast expanse of the African Bush. It’s quite a sight to behold. You can get to enjoy private game drives, or fresh cocktails in this perfectly serene environment or bird watching with an expert guide, the lodge also features a beautiful outdoor garden, year-round outdoor pool and a playground for children.


Nestled in the heart of Elephant Country, right in the heart of Tsavo National Park is this pristine safari lodge. This lodge is situated on a 25-Acre site on the boundary of Tsavo East National Park. It boasts a natural waterhole often attracting big game, including elephant, buffalo, lion, cheetah as well as a variety of birdlife. It has over 72 rooms and vast public areas include a huge range of facilities from waterholes to playgrounds. There is a special hideout for cameras enthusiasts, affording close and candid pictures of the wild animals. Expect perfect and tranquility, as it’s a popular family destination (kids under 2 stay free, 2-12 half price).There are also special rooms for physically handicapped people near the lobby.


Sentrim Tsavo East is located in Tsavo East National Park. It is located 345 kilometers from Nairobi, 11 kilometers from Voi gate and 40 kilometers from the Buchuma gate, and about 2 hours drive from Mombasa.  Malindi is 167 kilometers and about 3 hours drive. Sentrim Tsavo Camp enjoys the wilderness of Tsavo East National Park - one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 11,747 square kilometers. Opened in April of 1948, it is located near the village of Voi.


Manyatta Safari camp is located on the boundary of Tsavo National Park. Nestled in prime Elephant country, nestled just 8 km from the Mombasa Nairobi highway. It has spectacular views of nearby volcanic outcrops such as the Kaigau, Sagalia and Mwakingali Hills. All tents have spectacular views of the camp and seasonal river. Unique to the entire region, each tent has been constructed with its own private plunge pool. The luxury tents are raised above the ground to give an interrupted view of the savannah grasslands of the park. The camp has one pool near the Twiga bar and Twiga Restaurant, all the facilities are accessible to guests staying at the camp. Spa and gym facilities are also available. In the Taita District of Coast Province. The waterhole in front of the camp is visited by elephants, buffaloes and other game, so you can sit, have a drink and watch them comfortably. The camp has the atmosphere of the pioneer camps of long ago while providing the luxury of a permanent camp with modern amenities.


Set in dense forests on the banks of Vol River, Ndololo Safari Camp is surrounded by a concentration of diverse wildlife and birdlife. The camp has been designed to blend into its environment, and to have as little impact on the environment as possible. There are 20 en-suite tents, which can be singles, doubles or triples as required. The tents are furnished in a combination of ancient and modern, with hand—carved olive wood furniture and modern amenities. The dining room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Barbecues are served in the bush on occasion. The bar has a selection of soft drinks, beers and spirits. The gift shop stocks local artefacts and books.Activities include day and night game drives, nature walks and bird watching. The forests around the camp are home to big game such as lion, leopard and elephant, as well as a wide variety of bird species.


EpiyaChapeyu Tented Safari Camp lies in the heart of the Tsavo East National Park on the banks of the Galana River at the foot of the Yatta plateau.Galana, set amongst Doum Palms (HyphaeneCoriacea) and Acacia trees (Acacia Brevispica); it is in perfect harmony with the local indigenous African landscape and vegetation.

Situated at approximately four hours drive (with a four-wheel-drive vehicle) from Nairobi (via Manyani Gate) and from Malindi/Watamu (via Sala Gate). If driving from Mombasa, the Buchuma Gate on the road to Voi is the nearest Park entrance. Built more than 15 years ago by Walter Bigi, an experienced host with more than 40 years in the bush, he and his son Oscar, are actively involved in the day to day running of this Oasis in the wilderness. The location of the camp has been selected as one of the most spectacular sites in the Tsavo East National Park and has been featured by the BBC. The camp offers visitors an unforgettable opportunity to see and photograph African fauna and flora in this Eden. You can be a part of this real authentic and exciting African safari experience.



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