Galana River camp

Galana River camp is a mid -range accommodation  found on the North Bank of Galana River  just 2 kilometres from Tsavo East national park  Kenya. The camp situated near by swara camp and south east of Crocodile camp Airport and 93 kilometers from Coastal resort town of Malindi.  You can be at the lodge by road transport in about (115km) 2 hours’ drive from Mombasa and 400 kilometers from Nairobi city center .  It takes an hour to fly from Nairobi city to the close airstrip in Tsavo east national park then few minutes to be transferred.  The camp is convenient for safari adventure  to  tourists and travellers who want to explore Tsavo wilderness and surrounding area.

Galana crocodile camp consists of over 5 comfortable and spacious tents with the view of the wilderness and river Galana reflecting African Traditional building style with natural materials of grass thatched roof and local woods.  Rooms are well elevated , furnished and decorated with tranquility and en suite private facilities that includes;  flushing toilet , hot and cold showers , mosquito nets , free bottled water in the rooms, free toiletries, hand wash basins and many more , Tents have wooden balconies , large sitting areas and  terraces that gives a stunning view of the  Tsavo’s  wilderness , wildlife rooming around the river and surrounding areas.

Galana River camp
Galana River camp

Rooms are well equipped with comfortable beds containing queen sized beds and wooden ceiling fans.  The camp offers campfires that provide warmth to visitors in cold days. Rooms are in different categories and sizes depending singles, doubles, twins, triples with different costs ranging from 150$ per night and above. The room rate keeps changing as they go high during peak season than in low season.

Galana crocodile camp offers more services and facilities which include;

  A dining area  that serves  different  meals both international and  African- inspired  meals that meets  guests choice ; Continental  breakfast , picnic lunch and  dinner in the main building 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 cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view of the park and surrounding area,

Services include; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry services available, solar energy available.

 WIFI internet in the main building available in the main buildings that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Activities to do while at the camp Include;  game viewing that will give you a chance to spot wide range animals roaming along the river, Boat Cruise at Lake Jipe, Nature walks in the park ,

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.

Galana River camp
Galana River camp

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.

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