The park, at the base of Mt Kilimanjaro, covers 392km² of diverse habitat – from woodland to swampland. Wildlife congregates here in the dry season, when large herds of elephant, zebra, wildebeest, eland and other antelope can be easily seen
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AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
SAMBURU NATIONAL GAME RESERVE
The arid region of Samburu lies in the north of Kenya and is home to the pastoralist Samburu people, cousins of the Maasai. It’s a wilderness of desert scrub and savannah with unique wildlife species only found north of the equator. These include Beisa oryx, reticulated, giraffe, thin-striped Grevy’s zebra, and the ‘giraffe-necked’ gerenuk antelope. There are also elephant, buffalo, lion and leopard, along with over 400 bird species.
ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK
In central Kenya, Aberdares is a volcanic mountain range characterized by dense forests, deep ravines, clear streams and waterfalls. The range forms the eastern wall of the Great Rift Valley and is an important water catchment in the 766km² park.
TSAVO NATIONAL PARK
Tsavo East and Tsavo West combine to form Kenya’s largest park at over 21 000km². Divided by the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway, the park is the midpoint between these two cities. It’s renowned for its volcanic hills and abundant animal and plant species. While Tsavo West is the most developed and has a volcanic landscape, Tsavo East has large herds of elephant. There are waterfalls and springs to see, and an underwater observation area from which to watch crocodile, hippo and fish