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Kora National Reserve”There is a wide variety of animal species in the park, including the caracal, cheetah, elephant, genet, hippopotamus, spotted and striped hyenas, leopard, lion, serval, wildcat and several types of antelope.”

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Kora National Reserve is one of four Parks and Reserves that forms a protective buffer to the east of Meru National Park, permitting the latter’s wildlife the freedom of movement while restricting human interference in the area. Roads are virtually non-existent in the Reserve and access is very difficult. 1,787 sq Kms of wildlife reserve area. It is an area ... Read More »

Bogoria National Reserve”The reserve has a herd of the relatively uncommon Greater Kudu. Other large mammals include buffalo, zebra, cheetah, baboon, warthog, caracal, spotted hyena, impala and dik dik”

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Lake Bogoria is situated 60 km north of Nakuru town which is 170 km from Nairobi. The lake is within a protected area known as the Lake Bogoria National reserve. Bushland and riverine forests with grasslands along the shore make up the vegetation in this reserve. The late Lesslie Brown, a world famous ornithologist wrote of the lake, “I have ... Read More »

Chyulu Springs” lies alongside Tsavo West National Park to the north-west consists of much of the Chyulu range, some of the world’s newest mountain ranges”

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Chyulu Hills National Park, which lies alongside Tsavo West National Park to the north-west consists of much of the Chyulu range, some of the world’s newest mountain ranges. The most recent volcanic activity occurred here only 500 years ago. A four wheel drive track leads to the peak at Shaitani from the Chyulu Gate near Kilaguni Lodge and it is ... Read More »

Buffalo Springs”Leopard is often sighted here as are oryx, elephant and gazelle, plus the more unusual such as reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra and the blue-legged Somali ostrich”

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“Buffalo Springs National Reserve was established on both banks of the Ewaso Ngiro to protect the fine selection of wildlife that rely on the river for their survival. Leopard is often sighted here as are oryx, elephant and gazelle, plus the more unusual such as reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra and the blue-legged Somali ostrich. Interestingly enough, some common zebra are ... Read More »

Maasai Mara”A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildbeests, Zebras and gazelles from the Serengeti plains”

The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa” was made to a great extent in this sanctuary. There is a profusion of all types of wildlife including the big five.A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions ... Read More »

Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve

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The Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve is the largest surviving stretch of coastal in East Africa. It covers 420 sq kilometers. Together with the adjoining Mida creek. Arabuko-Sokoke comprises an ecosystem of great diversity, containing many rare species of birds, butterflies, amphibians and plants. There are five butterfly species found here but not anywhere else in the world. With a high ... Read More »

Shimba Hills”elephants, Sable Antelopes, Red-bellied Coast Squirrel are found here with ease”

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    There is one lodge in the Park, Shimba Lodge, which overlooks a waterhole, which at least during our stay was unvisited. The lodge itself is attractive, built in the Treetops style, and like Treetops, run by Block Hotels. The food was particularly good. At dinner, bushbabies come round the tables looking unbearably cute, looking for titbits of fruit. At ... Read More »

Tsavo National Park”wildlife to be seen include, buffaloes, rhino, lions, hippos, leopards, crocodiles, waterbucks, kudus, gerenuks, zebras, hartebeests and the hirola antelope”

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Tsavo National Park is the largest Game sanctuary in the world comprising Tsavo East, Tsavo West and Chyulu hills. it is well over twenty one thousand square kilometers and is located halfway between Mombasa and Nairobi. Its fascinating, awe-inspiring landscape and proximity to Kenya’s coast make the park a popular safari destination. The game sanctuary is one of the world’s ... Read More »

Nairobi National Park”Species found in the park include African buffalo, baboon, Eastern black rhinoceros, Grant’s zebra, Tanzanian cheetah, Coke’s hartebeest, Grant’s gazelle, hippopotamus, African leopard, Masai lion, Thomson’s gazelle, eland, impala, Masai giraffe, ostrich, vulture, Jackal, Warthog, Kongonies, Maribu Stalks and waterbuck”

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The park has a large and diverse wildlife population.Species found in the park include African buffalo, baboon, Eastern black rhinoceros, Grant’s zebra, Tanzanian cheetah, Coke’s hartebeest, Grant’s gazelle, hippopotamus, African leopard, Masai lion, Thomson’s gazelle, eland, impala, Masai giraffe, ostrich, vulture, Jackal, Warthog, Kongonies, Maribu Stalks and waterbuck. Herbivores, including wildebeest and zebra, use the Kitengela conservation area and migration ... Read More »

Aberdares Park”wildlife in the sanctuary includes colobus monkeys, Sykes monkeys, bushbucks, buffalo, elephant, olive baboon, waterbuck, black rhino, leopard, giant forest hog, genet cats, hyena and the elusive bongo to name but a few”

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These park and game reserves are part of the most fascinating sanctuaries in terms of scenic splendor, and the great variety of wildlife found here. Mt Kenya National Park lies at an altitude of about 3,400m-5, 200m. It offers excellent game viewing, mountain climbing and breath taking scenery that includes glaciers, tarns, and peaks. There also mineral springs. According to ... Read More »

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