Tsavo West National Park

Tsavo West National Park is more mountainous and more diverse in its landscape.  For some, it has more of the “African” feel when it comes to a safari and wildlife endeavor.  Climbers like tackled the cliffs within the park as elephants graze the grasslands around the area.

Kichwa Tembo is one of the most popular rock faces to climb with an elevation rise of 984 feet (300 m).  A permit is required and early starts in the day are recommended with temperatures often getting hot as the day progresses.  Other popular climbs include Ivory Tower, Mastodon, and the Great Tsavo Chimney.

The Big 5 are all accounted for within Tsavo West as well as Tsavo East. Other popular species include hartebeest, kudu, giraffe, buffalo, hippopotamus, as well as many other species that migrate between Tsavo East and Tsavo West.

Tsavo West