Tsavo National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya, Situated in a semi-arid area. It is located near the town of Voi in the Taita-Taveta County of the former Coast Province. The park is divided into east and west sections.
Inside the park, the Athi and Tsavo rivers converge to form the Galana River. Most of the park consists of semi-arid grasslands and savanna. It is considered one of the world’s biodiversity strongholds, and its popularity is mostly due to the vast amounts of diverse wildlife that can be seen, including the famous ‘big five’ consisting of Masai lion, black rhino, cape buffalo, elephant and leopard.
The park is also home to a great variety of bird life such as the black kite, crowned crane, lovebird and the sacred ibis.