In the local Taita language, ‘Kipalo’ means ‘the place to return to again and again’, a fitting name to the location of the lodge being on the ancient elephant path and rubbings on the rock and baobab trees surrounding the lodge. Situated on Mbulia Hill in the 30 km2 Mbulia Conservancy (Tsavo West), Kipalo Hills enjoys fantastic views looking out towards Ngulia and Mount Kilimanjaro. They offer more than just game drives in the conservancy or national park, big five encounters, bushwalks and dinners, excellent service and sumptuous menu’s. H12 Kipalo Hills will give you the most memorable, authentic and luxurious tented experience you could ever have. A place that feels like home, but better than home.
Safari lodges in Tsavo National Park, the best ones compiled for you.
Luxury Safari Lodge In Tsavo East National Park
Ashnil Aruba Lodge lies in the heart of Tsavo East National Park. Its location is superb, just a couple of hours from the coast of Mombasa, 5 hours leisurely drive from Nairobi and is located on the banks of Aruba Dam which was built in 1952 as a sport fishing recreational point in the park. Several watering holes nearby attract wildlife and spotting animals is easy because the park lies flat with savannah grassland. There are a total of 40 deluxe en-suite rooms with 8 having interconnecting doors. 4 triple rooms with one interconnecting room, 6 luxury tents and 2 rooms suited for disabled persons. The open sitting restaurant located in the main building, overlooks the dam at all angles and can sit a maximum of 150 guests. The wooden deck shaded by canvas umbrellas can be used as extra seating during meal times. The buffet platforms, both warm and cold, sit in the middle of the restaurant for easy access by all. The restaurant serves set buffets featuring international, oriental and traditional African cuisine.
Manyatta camp offers a magnificent view of Tsavo National Park. All tents have breathtaking views of the park and the seasonal river.Unique to the entire region each tent has been constructed with its own private plunge pool. The luxury tents are raised above the ground to give an uninterrupted view of the savannah grasslands of the park.
Manyatta Camp borders Tsavo East Park, one of Kenya’s largest game parks with spectacular views of nearby volcanic outcrops such as the Kasigau, Sagalla and Mwakingali Hills.
Kilaguni Serena Lodge is is one of the first lodges built in the park situated in the view of Mt Kilimanjaro and sheltered by the Chyulu hills. This classic lodge overlooks its own water hole where animals come to drink water mostly in the evening or early morning. The Lodge has 58 spacious ensuite rooms have their own verandas, some overlooking the waterhole, some the Chyulu Hills.