About 3 Days Tsavo West & Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary Safari
4 Days Tsavo West & Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary Safari will have you explore to Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary located south of the country at the foot of the tallest mountain in Africa and Tsavo West National Park.
Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary and Sarova Salt Lick Lodge
For decades Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge has been one of Kenya’s flagship lodges, famed for being among the World’s Most Photographed Lodges. A favourite amongst travellers in search of luxury accommodation, Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is a luxurious safari escape set in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary overlooking a waterhole and the vast Tsavo plains.
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge’s charm is evident from the outset. Here you will savour uncompromising high standards of service, efficiency and personalised attention.
Where to stay
Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
1. Salt Lick Lodge
A Kenya game lodge with a difference, this unique safari accommodation is situated overlooking several waterholes in the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary which is next to the Tsavo West National Park. The rooms are arranged in circular pairs on stilts and connected by suspended walkways.
2. Taita Hills Lodge
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge is located at the main entrance to the Taita Hills Sanctuary. Located at the main entrance to the Sanctuary, Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge is an inviting stone building of 60 spacious rooms and two suites, all with their own private viewing balcony. Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge has a museum that displays some of the World War 1 memorabilia as part of the rich history of Taita Taveta County.
Tsavo West National Park
Tsavo West together with its expansive Tsavo East neighbor form one of the largest national parks in the world. The park is home to the Big Five, but wildlife viewing can be a bit slow at times. There are, however, several landmarks worth visiting including recent lava flows and Mzima Springs with its underwater observation chamber for close-up views of hippos. Tsavo East NP feels wild and undiscovered; its vast open spaces are mesmerizing. The huge, semi-arid wilderness is home to most safari animals, and although wildlife densities aren’t large, spotting animals is always possible here due to the lack of foliage.
Where to stay
1. Ngulia Safari Lodge
Built in 1969, it is located in Tsavo West National Park, the home of the Big5. It 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. If there is just one reason to go to Tsavo West, it’s Ngulia Safari lodge. The Lodge has the best game viewing and breathtaking views in all directions; from the rooms, to the restaurant and a massive binoculars overlooking the Rhino Sanctuary. The lodge and its watering hole have an almost permanent population of elephants, buffalos, not to mention a 90% likelihood of seeing a leopard up-close exclusive to Ngulia Safari Lodge because of unique location. The rustic look of the lodge, delicious meals and the serene atmosphere makes Ngulia Safari Lodge ideal for a quiet getaway.