KULALU CAMP – TSAVO NATIONAL PARK
Kulalu camp is referred to as a budget accommodation found on the banks of Galana river and Kulalu Conservancy in Tsavo East National Park in Kenya. It is situated on the edge of the park , 110km from the west of indian ocean in the coastal towns of Malindi and watamu on the park boundary along Voi river. The camp is convenient and affordable to guests who want to explore Tsavo East National park with the stunning views over Galana river , wildlife and surrounding areas. You can be at the camp from Nairobi city center in about 4- 5 hours drive , Then from Malindi its 98 Km , Nairobi –Malindi its cut by over 100km and 160 Km from Mombasa .
Kulalu camp consists of 5 spacious and comfortable en-suite tents with the view of River Galana of which one is a family twin tent consisting of a double bed and 2 single beds in each room for a perfect family ,also a double room and 3 twins , built in African traditional style with grass thatched roofs . Each Room is furnished with en-suite facilities like Flushing Toilets, batherooms with hot showers, beds wrapped with Mosquito nets, tables , wooden chairs , solar energy available, free bottled water and many more facilities.
Tents have sitting areas, verandas, and wooden balconies overlooking the great views of the river, wildlife and surrounding areas. Rooms are well equipped with comfortable beds containing queen sized beds. There are campfires that provide warmth to visitors in cold days and in darkness . Rooms are in different categories and sizes as mentioned above; singles, doubles, twins, family with different costs ranging from 100$ per night and above. The rate keeps changing as they go high during peak season than in low season.
Kulalu camp offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant in the main building with the view of the river that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice ; breakfast , picnic lunch and dinners served by well trained, friendly and welcoming staff ,they also serve bush diners , A well stocked bar with variety of refreshment both alcoholic and nonalcoholic , you relax and sip the monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view over the river, park and surrounding area , Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry services available , WIFI available in the rooms that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the camp with more African hand craft gifts like shoes, clothes , safari essentials .
Tsavo national park is made of two separate parks located in Kenya Province between Nairobi city and Mombasa, The Park is considered to be among the largest parks in Kenya covering the total area of 22,000km squared. The two different parks in Tsavo national park include; Tsavo east national park which is the oldest and largest park in Kenya found in the semi-arid areas of Taru desert occupying the total area of 13,747 kilometers squared and Tsavo west national park also covers the total area of 9,065 kilometers squared.
The Two park are most visited with different categories of accommodations; Budget, Mid- range and Luxury accommodation that are convenient and affordable to visitors visiting the park. Tsavo national park has a variety of wildlife like; Elephants, Rhinos, Hippos, Buffaloes, Zebras , Leopards, Giraffes , Cheetahs, Lions Etc and over 500 species of birds like; ostriches, starling , weaver birds, Kingfishers, hornbills etc.
There are more activities to do while in the park and at the lodge which include; , game drive in the park which enables you to spot different animals in the park and the buffaloes visiting the lodge, nature walks in the park, Hot air balloon rides that gives good view of the Savannah plains at 450$ per person , hand craft safaris, Camping ,Flying safaris, cultural visits in the villages, Farm visits , Horseback riding in the park, Bird watching/Birding since the park has more species bird ,the watchers cant be disappointed, Nature walks etc. The park has some other attractions like; Olduvai Gorge, Moru Kopjes, grumeti river ,seronero river.