SAROVA SALT LICK GAME LODGE –TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK
Sarova salt lick game lodge is a luxury accommodation found in the game rich Taita Hills wildlife sanctuary of Kenya overlooking Tsavo west National park in south-eastern Kenya and waterhole. The lodge is situated 9000 square miles of the protected terrain covering western Kenya. The lodge is 42 kilometers from Voi, 200 km from Mombasa town and about 400km drive from Nairobi city . It takes 30 minutes flight from Mombasa town and an hour flight from Nairobi to the close Voi airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the lodge. The lodge is one of the most photographed lodge in East Africa, convenient and affordable to luxury travellers/tourists who want to explore and discover Tsavo East national park with its beautiful views of expanse African lush, waterhole and surrounding areas while on Kenya Wildlife Tours.
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge consists of 96 luxury and comfortable en- suite rooms with the view of the wilderness that are built in African Traditional simple style, well elevated with raised platform, decorated and furnished with modern comfort. Rooms are fitted with single beds for individuals and double /twin beds for couple or 2people with en –suite facilities of s bathroom with hot and cold showers , clean flush toilets , mosquito nets , wooden comfortable chairs and tables , free bottled water in the rooms clean duvet and white pillows, comfortable beds , free toiletries to mention but a few. Rooms have sitting areas, terraces and private verandas that give a stunning view of the wilderness wildlife roaming around the waterhole, wildlife and surrounding areas. Each room Is well equipped with comfortable beds containing queen sized beds. There are fireplace where fire glows with comfortable chairs where guests relax and share stories/experience about the safari, it also provide warmth to visitors when the weather is chilly. The lodge offers singles beds, doubles, twins rooming options as mentioned above with different costs ranging from 300$ per night and above. The room rate keeps changing as they go high during peak season than in low season.
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant with the view of the wilderness that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals to meets guest’s choice. Meals are served in place of your choice either dining area or veranda while facing the park. They offer buffet breakfast , picnic lunch and dinner in the main building served by well trained, friendly and welcoming staff and skilled ,they also serve bush barbeque diners while enjoying the stars in the sky .
A well- stocked bar with variety of refreshment both alcoholic and nonalcoholic, you relax in the sitting areas and sip any drink of your choice while overlooking the breathtaking views of the river, wildlife drinking water at Galana river and surrounding area ,
Outdoor blue swimming pool that cools off the hot Tsavo afternoon with pool side beds and chairs that gives beautiful views, you relax as you enjoy breezes around the lodge
Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house – keeping services available , baby seater available massage services are offered, Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Game viewing and walk night safaris offered,
WIFI internet available in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends,
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.