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Tsavo National Park West Travel Guide: 99 reviews and 305 photos

We met Moses from Mics Tours the evening before our trip in and our hotel lobby. He’s an interesting man . He is a Masai and showed us scars on his leg from a lion he killed by spear to fulfill his tradition as a young warrier
In the morning we set off for the first part of our safari with our guide, Samuwell who is also Masai. He’s soft spoken but a very talented and caring man. We were often amazed that he could spot even the most well hidden animal.

Our drive took only a couple of hours and we arrive at Tsavo West through the Manyani Gate.
The animals prove to be a bit more elusive here than those in Tanzania . It is very dry but they manage to hide in the short shrubby trees .

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful, wild and exotic
  • Cons:dusty
  • In a nutshell:A place to learn from the animals
  • Last visit to Tsavo National Park West: Sep 2009
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2010 at 10:42 AM

    delightful photos, gets my Game Reserve visits back onto a must do list - Ahh, those early morning rises and sunsets + sundowners ;-)))

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2010 at 6:42 PM

    I envy your tour of Tsavo West! Visiting an African game park is one of those things a person should do at least once in their lifetime. I enjoyed 'riding' along with you on your tour of Tsavo NP! Great animal shots and also your nightime viewing area.

  • lynnehamman's Profile Photo
    Apr 8, 2010 at 6:38 AM

    Nice tips and wonderful photos. You have captured the atmosphere really well.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2010 at 11:34 AM

    Sounds like an adventurous trip! We went to a place like this in Swaziland once. It's always exciting to see large wild animals "in person", so to speak, in what's left of their natural habitat.

  • Apr 4, 2010 at 8:20 AM

    Amazing pictures Anita.

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2010 at 3:13 PM

    The place looks very charming. Nice tip!


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