Galdessa Camp is located in Tsavo East National Park, from Nairobi it takes roughly five hours through the Nairobi-Mombasa highway and from Mombasa it takes roughly four hours to the camp depending on the traffic.
One can also get to the camp by air with the flight taking approximately 40 minutes from Mombasa and 1 hour from Nairobi to Manyani Airstrip where you will be picked to the camp for an estimate of 30 minutes’ drive.
The camp is located on the southern bank of Galana River .which ensures spotting of wild animals before or after your game drive since the animals visit the Galana River to cool down themselves and drinking water.
This makes you start your safari while relaxing in the camp and thus makes you eager to explore more in the Tsavo East National Park.
Galdessa camp has a main camp and a private camp. The main camp has more than 10 luxurious, semi tented and spacious bungalows with a private veranda.
Between each bungalow there is privacy and each bungalow has an en suite bathroom. There are a dining room and restaurant where guests can enjoy their meals while viewing the beauty of savannah and wild animals who frequently visit the Galana River.
The private camp consists of 3 luxurious semi tented bungalows with en suite bathrooms and has its dining room.
The weather is hot and dry but since the camp is at the bank of Galana River you will enjoy a cool breeze while enjoying the amazing views of volcanic features such as the yatta plateau, the world’s longest and oldest fossilized lava flow.
Animals such as the hippos and elephants and a variety of different birds’ species do visit the galena river.