National Park is lies in the shadows of Mount
Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Amboseli
National Park is 392 square kilometres, lying at the
border with Tanzania. The famous Masai people are the
main inhabitants of the area – “Amboseli” means “place
of water” in the Masai language......
Aberdares National Park has a variety in scenery,
flora and animals not easily found elsewhere. The park
is composed of two parts, the higher moorlands with the
three peaks, and the lower Salient where the rainforest
is thick and there’s more wildlife.....
The Buffalo Springs Reserve, forms part of a large
complex of reserves- the other two is Samburu and Shaba.
Buffalo and Samburu are adjacent to one another and are
only separated by a river. The reserve boasts of a wide
mix of animal and plant life, most of which rely on the
Ewaso Nyiro River for survival. Wildlife found includes
buffalos, cheetahs, eland, elephant, gazelles, gerenuk,
hippos, leopards, lions, oryx....
The Lake is home to hippos and crocodiles as well as an
abundance of colourful birds and small reptiles. Giraffe
and other grazers are also present to the north of the
lake. Lake Baringo is well known as a birding centre and
many groups have sprung up to cater for the business of
guiding and taking visitors on boat trips around the
Bogoria has been described in the past as the “jewel of
the Rift Valley” and by the words of Bishop Hannington
at his first sight as “the most beautiful view in
Lake Nakuru National Park is home to
up to 1.5 million flamingos plus 450 other species of
species of birds. Thompson’s and Grants gazelle, the
rare long-eared leaf-nosed bat, colobus monkey, rock
hyrax, hippo, leopard, lion, rhino, waterbuck, impala,
gazelle, stripped hyena, bat-eared fox, wild cat,
reedbuck and golden cat....
Kenya is an imposing extinct volcano dominating the
landscape of the Kenyan Highlands. The mountain has two
main peaks – Batian 5,200metres) and Nelion (5,188
Mara National Reserve is probably the most famous and
most visited Reserve in Kenya. It offers breathtaking
views (as seen in the film "Out of Africa", much of
which was filmed here), an extraordinary density of
animals including "the Big Five" (lions, leopard,
elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros) and may varieties of
National Reserve is situated on the banks of the Ewaso
Ngiro River in the dry northern reaches of Kenya. It is
a hot and arid area characterized by a parched landscape
of hills and plains. The presence, however, of the river
- and its shady trees - attracts plenty of wildlife.
Giraffe, buffalo, waterbuck and zebra (including the
endangered Grevy's zebra) from the surrounding savannah
plains trek to the water....
Shaba National Reserve is part of three small
adjoining savannah National Reserves that lie on either
side of the Northern Ewaso Nyiro River, 340km North,
North East of Nairobi (Samburu, Buffalo Springs and
Shaba). They were established in 1948 as the Samburu
Isiolo Game Reserve. Now they are managed by their
respective county councils, Samburu and Isiolo. .....
covers an area of over 21,000 square kilometers. This
park has some of the most dramatic scenery of all the
Kenyan national parks, more so than Tsavo East which
consists more of open savannahs. The landscape consists
of volcanic hills, sweeping areas of savannah.
Tsavo East consists mainly of flat, open savannahs
without dense vegetation giving it's visitors better
options for wildlife viewing – for many the main reason
to go on a safari. Typical of the Eastern park is the
magnificent red-brown color of the earth and roads, and
the lonely baobab trees on the savannah plains. Of
interest in this park include the Yatta Plateau, with
290 kilometers the world’s longest lava flow, which runs
along the western border of the park.
Nairobi National Park is one of the few places
on the world where you can be in the middle of wild
nature with a 30 minute taxi ride from a capital’s city
centre. Nairobi National Park is the oldest of all the
Kenya national parks and reserves. It consists mainly of
savannah, swampland and forest around the river. The
highest point of the park, Impala Hill, is ideal to scan
the park with a binocular for wildlife, and is also a