Tsavo West – Drive to Tsavo East National Park
Take an early breakfast then check out of your lodge. Have a morning game drive en route to Tsavo East National Park with a visit to the Mzima springs. The springs are fed daily by 250 million liters of water gushing from the Chyulu Hills that provide an oasis of green, an underwater hippo viewing chamber, two nature trails and some unique picnic spots.
The molten lava that forms the Shetani Lava Flow spewed from the earth just 200 years ago and was thought by the local people to be the work of the devil, hence its name which means devil in Swahili. Proceed to your next destination Tsavo East National Park arriving in time for lunch.
Check in to your lodge and have restful lunch before the afternoon game drive. The park is famous for the ‘Man-eaters’ where railway workers were attacked and killed by man eating lions. A group of male lion which hunted human rather than livestock, evaded traps and capture for many months. The man-eaters were eventually shot by Lt. John Henry Patterson, but the legacy lives on.
A variety of animals can be seen in the park such as lions, leopard, cheetah, zebras, giraffes, serval, antelopes, lesser kudu, Oryx, klipspringer, impala, stripped hyena, ostriches, gazelles, buffalos, elephants among others. A variety of migratory and native birds are also seen. Enjoy your afternoon game drive till sunset then back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.