Tsavo West National Park, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Tsavo West National Park, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Tsavo West National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Tsavo West National Park, Kenya

Based on the climate and weather in Tsavo West National Park, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Tsavo West National Park, Kenya by month

January

January here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

February

If you are traveling to Tsavo West National Park in February, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

March

If you are traveling to Tsavo West National Park in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

April

April in Tsavo West National Park is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

If you go to Tsavo West National Park in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

June

June in Tsavo West National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

July

If you are traveling to Tsavo West National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

August

If you go to Tsavo West National Park in August, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

October

If you are traveling to Tsavo West National Park in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

November

November in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

December

If you are traveling to Tsavo West National Park in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tsavo West National Park, Kenya

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tsavo West National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Tsavo West National Park

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