Tsavo East National Park is located 333 kilometers from Nairobi and close to Voi Village, Taita district. It mainly comprises magnificent sites like the Mudanda Rock and Yatta plateau, Lugard Falls on the Galana River and it is proud of its unique wildlife species some of which can be sighted while roaming around the lodges or campsites. For visitor stay at this park, the key accommodations include;
Red Elephant Lodge
Red Elephant Lodge is a luxury safari lodge at Tsavo East National Park border/gate and boasts of 13 double, 1 mini-suite, and 2 triple with fully furnished bathrooms, hot water shower, toilets, and beds fitted with mosquito nets. Every room is self-contained. It is situated 5 kilometers off from Voi Town and to Mombasa, it is about 170 kilometers and Nairobi 320 kilometers. Tsavo-East Airstrip is only 2 kilometers’ drive from within the park itself.
Voi Safari Lodge
Voi Safari Lodge is a luxury accommodation and it lies strategically within the savanna grassland of the Tsavo East offering visitors the most dramatic views of Sagala, Kasigau, and Mwakingali hills and the terrains of the Yatta Plateau. It consists of over 72 rooms, 24 of these are luxury, 32 are superior and 16 are standard rooms all of which have en-suite bathrooms and are well furnished in African décor. Some of its rooms have been designed for disabled visitors. Besides, it has tents each with 2 beds plus en-suite bathrooms. Each of the tents offers visitors that feeling of camping in the bush. The main facilities at this lodge include 2 bars, a boutique, conference, 2 restaurants, and swimming pool with a spa, health club, Jacuzzi, badminton courts, table tennis, pool tables, and many more. This safari lodge is 5 minutes’ drive away from the Tsavo East Airstrip, 160 kilometers away from Mombasa and 360 kilometers off Nairobi. You can also reach this lodge using a vehicle from Voi.
Ashnil Aruba Lodge
Ashnil Aruba Lodge derived its name from Aruba Dam, an incredible spot with a variety of wildlife. It is made of 40 deluxe rooms, each of which features a terrace that allows you to catch breathtaking views of the surrounding sceneries. It has interconnecting rooms and those that are meant for the disabled. Ashnil Aruba Lodge consists of a swimming pool, the best restaurant that accommodates about 150 visitors, a bar, a souvenir shop, a conference room, a business center, wildlife viewing decks, and many others. Ashnil Aruba Lodge can be reached by road and air about 160 kilometers away from Mombasa and approximately 300 kilometers from Nairobi.
Ndololo Safari Camp
This is strategically situated within an area where a variety of wildlife species confines and offers refuge to fable man-eaters. Ndololo Safari Camp is an up-market safari camp which is situated on the broad, densely forested banks of River Voi. It can be visited at any time of the year and it is situated about seven kilometers away from Voi gate, approximately 63 kilometers Buchuma gate, and 36 kilometers away from Manyani gate. This safari camp consists of about 24 spacious tents each of which is self-contained with a veranda and bedroom. They have single, double, and triple beds, all of which are well furnished in an incredible blend of the ancient and modern, endowed African fine hand-carved olive wood furniture plus up to date amenities. Ndololo Safari Camp comprises of en-suite facilities, a kitchen, dining room, a fully stocked bar and they also offer bush barbecues.
Sentrim Tsavo Safari Camp
Previously called Tarhi Eco Tented Camp, Sentrim Tsavo Safari Camp is located along the seasonal River Voi, Tsavo East National Park. This safari camp takes about 38 visitors, especially in its incredibly stylish safari tents. This camp has about 20 luxury tents that are fully equipped with flush toilets and shower, hot and cold water, a power which is supplied by generator and solar at night. They serve both local and international cuisines. It is located about 345 kilometers away from Nairobi, 11 kilometers from Voi gate, and 40 kilometers off the Bachuma gate, and approximately two hours’ drive from Mombasa.
Lion Hill Lodge
Lion Hill Lodge is located on Mlima Ya Simba and adjoins the popular Tsavo East National Park at Voi gate. Zomeni Lion Hill Lodge lies within the most spectacular setting and allows visitors to catch views of its dramatic sceneries and wildlife. This lodge features the most outstanding traditional architecture with makuti thatch roofs and natural logs and consists of eight upmarket rooms, four luxury tents, a bar, and a dining room that offers both traditional and continental cuisine. All the Lion Hill Lodge rooms have double or twin beds whereas others have only one double and single bed but with mosquito nets. The bathrooms have hot and cold water with modern tiling and fittings and its tents feature a rare design and they are well furnished with private bathroom, hot and cold water. The balcony of the tents overviews the Tsavo East National Park.
Galdessa Safari Camp
This is one of the smallest luxury eco-tourism tented lodges in Tsavo East National Park and it straddles south of River Galana. It comprises 12 luxurious thatched and semi-tented bungalows on a wooden platform each of which features an en-suite bathroom and a private shower. The bungalows are found a bit far away from one another which guarantees visitors total privacy. It comprises of 3 bandas each with its own dining and lounge.
Mashariki camp straddles within the Taita Hills just at the border of Tsavo National Park. It has 5 tents and each of them together with the lodge is well furnished. Mashariki Camp offers the best and quality standard level with private bathrooms, well equipped with shower, hot and cold water. The tented camp also consists of a restaurant offering mainly African buffet and international cuisine, a bar, and a campfire.
Loyk Tsavo Camp
Previously called Patterson’s Safari Camp, Loyk Tsavo Camp is strategically located just at Athi River in Tsavo East National Park. It boasts of its hidden secrets and exceptional accommodation services. Loyk Tsavo Camp consists of about 20 en-suite tents with the best amenities and each of them rewards visitors with dramatic views of the Athi River. The tents have hot running water and a bucket shower, made of traditional Swahili architecture which makes it truly African. This camp is situated in an area that is historically endowed especially for the popular man-eater lions and untouched wildlife and nature. There are also family tents that accommodate about 8 (eight) visitors comfortably and it is powered by a generator and solar.
Leopard lodge lies on the main route to Tsavo East National Park about 2 kilometers away from Voi Town. Leopard Lodge is a self-contained facility that is set within a 4-acre land. It comprises of 4 larger rooms, 12 standard rooms, and 8 basic rooms making a total of about 24 rooms. It has a fully stocked bar and restaurant with about 70 seats, 2 conference rooms with one accommodating about 200 visitors and the second takes about 100 people, a swimming pool, and professional staff.
Manyatta Safari Camp
Manyatta camp is situated at the edge of Tsavo East National Park on Voi River and offers the most peaceful and tranquil atmosphere for visitors who wish to get out of the noisy urban centers and this makes it the best area for one to spend a romantic vacation, weekend getaway, and other most rewarding tours. It can be reached by road about four hours’ drive off Nairobi and two hours’ drive from Mombasa, five kilometers away from the main route, and only a kilometer from Tsavo East Airstrip. Manyatta Safari Camp features 13 tents along the River and 11 tents that face the Tsavo National Park. All its tents are luxurious with a bathroom; the shower and toilet are separated from the tent.
Kilalinda Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Kilalinda Safari Lodge is located along the banks of the Athi River just at the edge of Tsavo East National Park. Its strategic location allows visitors to catch a glimpse at the spectacular Yatta plateau and the stunning Mount Kilimanjaro. A night at this lodge allows you to enjoy first-class cuisines. Varieties of vegetables are grown on a farm next to the lodge and if you are a vegetarian, a night at this lodge allows you to enjoy fresh vegetables. The lodge comprises six cottages, each with its own individual character, bathroom is tiled with locally handmade tiles, shingle roofs, private veranda, and constructed mainly to maximize the cool breeze which fluctuates every season. These cottages are found on the Tsavo River offering amazing views and sand beaches. One of its cottages has a bit larger and has its own plunge pool. All its cottages have space for extra beds. The main house comprises of the large open circular building which includes a dining room with a large table which takes about 16 visitors and a lounge cum bar area that overviews the pool and River. Because of its strategic location, visitors have a chance to engage in various safari activities at the park especially game viewing/game drives, night game drives, escorted game walks, birding, River tours in inflatable rafts, and many more.
The Ngutuni Lodge straddles within a 10000-acre private game sanctuary and it is close to Tsavo East National Park. The lodge comprises 48 guest rooms, luxurious and comfortable for you to spend a night while on safari in Tsavo East National Park. It is accessible within 2 (two) hours’ drive from Mombasa and in the international airport. It also allows you to catch a glimpse at the Sagala hills, the most famous area where the legendary man-eating lions of Tsavo that terrorized the area around the 19th century.
This is a luxurious tented camp on the banks of Tsavo River just a few kilometers from Tsavo East National Park. The camp is located within 1 kilometer on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway and visitors in Tsavo East and Tsavo West can still have access to this camp. It is made of 30 luxury en-suite tents most of which have a private balcony that overlooks the Tsavo River and wildlife species that confine in this area for water.
Tsavo Lodge is 3 kilometers from Voi Town and 2 kilometers from Voi gate which also serves as the main entrance to Tsavo East National Park. About 30 tourists can be accommodated in this lodge and it comprises of tented camps. There are spacious en-suite rooms with television sets, self-contained tents, well furnished with fine hand-carved wooden future and modern amenities. The dining room is strategically located within a conducive area offering visitors ample time as they enjoy their meal.
Tsavo Homes Get Away Resort
This lies approximately 160 kilometers off Mombasa and 320 kilometers from Nairobi and 4 kilometers from Tsavo East Airstrip and the railway station about 3 (three) kilometers. Staying at this resort offers you the opportunity to taste its delicious food including the well-balanced mix of European and African cuisines.
Others include Kulafumbi House Tsavo, Valley Lodge, Eco Lodge Kuwinda Safari Camp, and Ithumba camp, Satao Camp Tsavo, Impala Safari Lodge, Turtle Bay Safari Camp, and Tsavo Crocodile Safari Camp.