12 Tsavo West National Park, Safari Lodges & Camps, Kenya
Campi Ya Kanzi – Kuku Conservation Area, Kenya
Kampi ya kanziCampi ya Kanzi means “Camp of the Hidden Treasures” in Kiswahili. For you, it means “safari in style” at a luxury tented safari camp.
Situated at the foot of the legendary Chyulu Hills, the Green Hills of Africa, we offer an incomparable combination of 5-star luxury, first class wilderness adventure, and authentic immersion in Masai culture. This is truly the ultimate African safari.
Finch Hattons Camp – Tsavo West National Park, Kenya
Finch Hattons CampFinch Hatton’s Camp is a privately owned and managed luxury safari camp, offers guests a unique opportunity to relive the golden era of the safari in absolute elegance, 5 star comfort, the finest cuisine surrounded by the spectacle of the great African wilderness.
Finch Hatton’s lies at the heart of Tsavo West National park, part of Kenya’s single largest game reserve.
Kilaguni Lodge – Tsavo West National Park, Kenya
KilanguniKilaguni Serena Safari Lodge; Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge is situated in Tsavo West National Park close to the Mtito Andei Gate which is 260 kilometers South East of Nairobi and 240 kilometers North East of Mombasa on the Nairobi – Mombasa highway. Transfers by road from Nairobi take approximately 3 hours.
The Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge 56 rooms (inclusive of 5 suites: all non-smoking) have their own verandas, some overlooking the waterhole, some the Chyulu Hills, which are one of the world’s youngest volcanic ranges.
Kilaguni’s waterhole is considered to offer the finest terraced savannah game viewing in Kenya, and at night you can listen to the sounds of herds of buffalo and elephant grazing outside your bedroom.
Ngulia Safari Lodge – Tsavo West National Park, Kenya
Ngulia Safari LodgeNgulia Safari Lodge; Ngulia Safari Lodge is located in Tsavo West National Park which a home to a big host of wild animals. Ngulia Safari Lodge can be accessed from Nairobi (260 km away), through Mtito Andei Gate or from Mombasa (250km away) through Tsavo River Gate.
The Lodge is perched on the Ndawe Escarpment just below Ngulia Hills, overlooking the Rhino Sanctuary surrounded by Scenic Hills.
Ngulia Safari Lodge has 52 standard rooms, all with bath and shower and a balcony with a view of the vast wilderness and floodlit water holes. It has two restaurants: The main restaurant – built in an open–air style, has a view of floodlit water holes and the Leopard dinning tree.
There is also the Leopard view bar open in the evenings before the arrival of the real leopard from the wilderness. Guests can enjoy their meals as they watch the leopard feast, and other animals drink water.
Ngulia Safari Lodge is an ideal base from which to explore Tsavo, one of the world’s largest national parks, boasting more than sixty mammal species within its borders.
Ngulia Safari Lodge is renown as a haven for bird lovers who come every year between October and December to watch migrating birds escaping the harsh winter conditions of the northern hemisphere. It is the only place where this activity takes place in Kenya.
Salt Lick Lodge – Taita Hills Sanctuary, Kenya
Salt Lick LodgeSalt Lick Lodge is located in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary off Voi town and is a truly unique hotel consisting of 96 rooms elevated on stilts, each overlooking a waterhole and linked by suspended walkways.
At night, the waterhole is floodlit ensuring that guests enjoy an uninterrupted view of the daily procession of thirsty wildlife that comes to water at the waterhole.
Things to do while at Salt Lick Lodge include:
- Bird watching and nature walks
- Game drives to view the ‘big five’.
- Game viewing / wildlife watching from your room
Most of the 96 guestrooms at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge are overlooking one of several waterholes and are located in 12 original clusters on stilts with only 4 rooms on each of the 2 floors.
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge has 48 double rooms, 33 twin rooms and 15 triples. Rooms are spacious and comfortable and have private bathrooms with shower. All beds have mosquito nets and each room is equipped with an electric fan.
Taita Hills Lodge – Taita Hills Sanctuary, Kenya
Taita Hills LodgeTaita Hills Game Lodge; Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge offers luxury accommodation and amenities within the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary located off Voi town and is the ultimate base from which to explore.
The creeper-covered stone buildings bring English country charm to the African plains and here guests will enjoy first class service and facilities in an unforgettable setting.
Taita Hills Game Lodge stone building designed in the style of a German fortress, reflective of the world war 1 Anglo-German conflict in this area which epitomizes the magnificence of Kenya’s forests, mountains and Savanna within the 28,000 acres of the sanctuary.
All of the rooms are spacious and tastefully furnished, with en-suite shower rooms. Guests at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge have two accommodation options to choose from, namely the Standard Rooms or the suites.
These consist of tastefully decorated rooms offering elegant and are unique.
Voyager Ziwani Safari Camp Tsavo West National Park, Kenya
Voyager Safari ZiwaniVoyager Safari Camp; Voyager Safari Camp is situated in the shadow of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro on the edge of one of Kenya’s least explored Parks. Voyager Safari Camp offers a uniquely personal safari experience.
Located on a 30,000-acre private farm on the western edge of Tsavo West National Park, Voyager Safari Camp sits on the edge of a small, secluded dam on the Sante River. The camp’s environs are home to hundred of basking hippos, while a short drive will deposit you among the big game of one of Kenya’s wildest and least explored national parks.
The journey to Voyager Safari Camp involves a scenic two-hour drive from Mtito Andei or Voi, or a direct flight of 20 minutes from Mombasa or 30 minutes from Nairobi.
Escorted game walks with experienced naturalists, Night drives to view grazing hippos and nocturnal game, Boating among crocodiles and turtles on the Ziwa Dam, Walking and horse trails around historical Grogan’s Farm, Trips to the mystical twin volcanic lakes of Chala and Jipe, Visits to the historical tower and tombs of Grogan’s Castle, Tours of the World War II battlefields on ‘Slaughter Hill’, Bush breakfasts and barbecue dinners in our sanctuary, Nightly entertainment by Masai, Kamba and Taita dancers just some of the many activities you can partake while at Voyager Safari Camp.
Voyager Safari Camp has 25 tents of which 16 sit on the southern bank of the river and nine on the northern.
The spacious tents offer the classic ambience of an African camping safari, with large secluded verandahs overlooking the wildlife-rich shores.
Each tent is comfortably furnished with double or twin beds and has a modern en suite bathroom with a flush toilet and piping hot shower.
Ol Donyo Wuas Lodge – Chyulu Hills, Kenya
Ol Donyo Wuas lodge views must be one of the most sublime in Kenya. In front of the lodge are 300,000 acres of open plains, iconic flat topped acacia trees and soft rolling hills. Behind, the Chyulu Hills, one of Kenya’s youngest volcanic ranges, rise to over 8000ft in a series of verdant, whale-backed summits.
To cap it all, Mt Kilimanjaro is only 40 kilometers away to south. Ol Donyo Wuas lodge itself is a very comfortable small lodge; a place to relax and read a book by the pool as much as to hike to the volcanic crater at the top of the Chyulu’s, or ride out on horseback amongst the scattered plains game.
Nairobi is approximately 203 Kilometers away. Other places of interest close by include: Chyulu about 16 Kilometers, Mtitio Andei 21 Kilometers, Mzima Springs 33 Kilometers, Chyulu Hills 41 Kilometers and Makindu 50 Kilometers.
Horse Riding Safari Holiday’s in Kenya – Chyulu Hills – Southern Kenya
There are two options for participation with Ride Kenya. Join half-day or full-day rides from Ol Donyo Wuas Lodge. This is available to guests at the lodge as one of a number of activities. Join a multi-day luxury mobile horse safari.
These operate independently of OI Donyo Wuas Lodge. Each mobile safari is managed and guided by Patrick and Nicola.
Ol Donyo Wuas Lodge Rides
Horseback riding is an unforgettable experience for lodge guests as well. It can be enjoyed either early in the morning, or at sunset. Most of these rides last about two hours; however, this can be adjusted according to guest needs.
For experienced riders, full-day rides are also available. For lodge-based rides, we will encourage any standard of rider, from a novice child to an advanced adult.
Multi-day Mobile Horse Safaris
Ride Kenya mobile safaris are reminiscent of the safaris of old. While horse and rider are enjoying safari, the luxury camp is moved ahead to the next destination.
The tented camps are extremely comfortable, with wrought iron twin or double beds, fine linen, en-suite bathrooms, a central dining tent and a high standard of service and provisions. The Ride Kenya team, consisting of grooms, chefs, waiters and camp hands ensure a full service experience for guests.
Each Ride Kenya mobile horse safari itinerary explores truly wild and unfenced ecosystems – from the vast savannah plains, to thick acacia forests, to the 40-mile range of the Chyulu Hills. The volcanic geology makes for a mostly soft and sandy terrain, with some areas of rocky lava flow.
Severin Safari Camp – Tsavo West National Park, Kenya
Severin Safari Camp has a panoramic view over the game-rich plains lying beneath the lush Chyulu Hills and snow capped Mount Kilimanjaro, the camp provides an unequalled experience of life in the wilds of Southeastern Kenya.
Set in the Tsavo West National Park – a wilderness of savannah grasslands, river woodlands and cool mountain forests, Severin Safari Camp is designed to bring guests as close to nature as they can get. From the comfort of your tent you can gaze out at the living panorama under brilliant skies.
Tsavo West National Park can be easily accessed from Nairobi City approximately 300 kilometers away and also from Mombasa at the coast. The Park has 4 Airstrips for landing light crafts. Severin Safari Camp offers spacious octagonal tents equipped with:
- Walk-in Bathroom Facilities
- Fitted with 240 Volt Power
Severin Safari Camp Suite comes fitted with all the comforts of home, including:
- Mini Bar
- A Romantic Setting for a Private Dining
- A Private Terrace overlooking the Snow Capped Kilimanjaro
- Relaxing Corner Shaped Bath filled with Fresh Natural Spring Water readily and herbal bath oils
At a discrete distance from the rest of the camp, Luxury Kibo Suite provides the perfect hideaway for honeymooners. Also available to families is an adjacent tent acting as an extension.
Kitani Safari Bandas/Camp – Tsavo West National Park
Kitani bandas Tsavo are probably the first solid structures in Tsavo West as it was originally built in 1954. The Banda’s now affiliated to the nearby Severin Safari Camp where you can have meals if you are not keen on self catering.
At Kitani Tsavo Bandas, each cottage can accommodate a maximum of 4 people and have private bathroom facilities with WC, toilet and showers. The beds all have mosquito nets. There is running hot and cold water and power is generated from the nearby generator.
The bandas are located in the Tsavo West National Park, just 49 km’s from the Mtito Andei gate, 5 km’s from Mzima Springs and 2 km’s from the Poachers Lookout. On a clear day, the Bandas have a majestic view of Mt Kilimanjaro.
Kitani bandas are easily acceesible there by road, private charter or plane to Kilaguni Airstrip – a good stopover to or from the coast. National Park fees are payable and entry is by ‘smart card’. Activities include: Game drives, bird watching, relaxation.
Optional Extras Accommodation for drivers and ayahs available on request. Dining at Severin Safari camp nearby. Each self catering Banda has a private view of the park and Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Ndolwa House Tsavo West National Park , Kenya
Ndolwa House is a small private homestay bordering Tsavo West National Park catering for the discerning client wishing to experience an unspoilt wilderness in the African bush.
Based on a private community owned conservation area, Ndolwa House offers great accessibility to both the southern and northern regions of the Park for an exciting mix of wildlife viewing opportunities and wonderfully diverse and breathtaking scenery.
Set on Ndolwa Hill the lodge overlooks a vast panoramic expanse unlike any other in Tsavo West, including spectacular views of Mt Kilimanjaro, the Chyulu Hills, Tsavo West National Park, the Yatta Plateau and the Taita Hills.
Ngulia Safari Camp (Formerly Ngulia Bandas) – Tsavo West National Park, Kenya
Ngulia Safari Camp/ Ngulia Bandas is a small private lodge enjoying spectacular sceneries of Tsavo West National Park. The Safari Camp has six self-catering bandas, six standard rooms and 10 luxury rock rooms all built and furnished with natural local materials.
Activities from Ngulia Safari Camp/ Ngulia Bandas includes morning and afternoon game drives, visits to Mzima Springs, the Rhino Sanctuary and the shetani Lava flows.
In the evening you can seat outside your banda as you watch the sun go down on the beautiful horizon of Tsavo West National Park with views of Kilimanjaro on a fair skied day.
Lions Bluff Lodge Adjacent to Tsavo West National Park, Kenya
Lions Bluff Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge which clings to the edge of a bluff suspended above Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary in Tsavo West area of Kenya.
Lions Bluff Lodge Location
Lions Bluff Lodge is 50 kms East of Voi on the Taita-Taveta Road; within 125,000 acre of Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary.
Lions Bluff Lodge Accomodation
Lions Bluff Lodge has 12 traditionally-built ensuite bandas with a verandah. It is build of sustainable timber, canvas and traditional coconut thatch. Sleep in a hand-made four poster bed in crisp cotton sheets.
The central dining room has open sides, allowing for long views across the plains onto Mt Kilimanjaro.
Ngulia Safari Camp – Tsavo Park, Kenya
Ngulia Safari Camp is set against the backdrop of the rugged but scenic Ngulia Hills about 40 kilometres from Mtito Andei and 50 kilometres from the Tsavo River gates in Tsavo West National Park. The Camp has 6 self catering bandas, six standard rooms and a camp-site.
The nights have their own unique ambience, a potpourri of hundreds of different animal, birds and insect noises. The camp is designed to blend with the surrounding vegetation and landscape. From a distance, one may be forgiven for mistaking it for one of Ngulia Hills rock outcrops.
Kiwanjani Eco-Lodge – Tsavo Park, Kenya
Kiwanjani Eco-Lodge is located in Kasigau Ranch bordering Tsavo West National Park, Kenya and is slightly over an hour’s drive from Voi through Maungu or the sisal plantation in Mwatate.
Kiwanjani Eco-Lodge Tsavo is the perfect choice for any visitor to Kenya looking for an authentic bush experience in a remote off the beaten path.
The secluded and spacious thatched cottages are a reflection of contemporary Africa combining the traditional African building style with the modern luxuries to create a true eco lodge in all aspects.
Grogans Castle Hotel Tsavo West
Grogan’s Castle Hotel, Taveta, Kenya is situated on the Kenya/Tanzania border. Grogan’s Castle Hotel is a boutique Hotel situated below Mt Kilimanjaro on a hill top with a 360 degree view of the Parre Mountains, Lake Jipe, Tsavo National Park and Mt Kilimanjaro.
Grogan’s Castle Hotel, is a Moorish/art deco designed building, built in the 1930’s with original details that has just been renovated. There are 5 en suite double bedrooms ( rooms are so large as extra beds can be added) and a guest cottage that sleeps 4 (self catering).
Grogans Castle Hotel is a 5 hours drive from Nairobi, 4 hours drive from Mombasa and 3 hours drive from Arusha.
Man Eaters Camp – Tsavo Park, Kenya
Man Eaters Camp is a luxury tented camp nestled on the banks of the Tsavo River in the middle of Tsavo National Park.
Man Eaters Camp is only 1 km off the main Nairobi-Mombasa highway and is an ideal stop over for travelers along the route with accessibility to both Tsavo East (10 kilometers) and Tsavo West (2 kilometers) one can enjoy both parks on route to Nairobi or Mombasa.