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Access:

How to Get There

  • Nairobi through Emali (228 km) on the Nairobi - Mombasa Road.
  • Mombasa is through Tsavo West National Park- Kimana (Olkelunyiet) Gate.
  • You can also access the park from Namanga(240 km) on the Nairobi - Arusha Road, through Meshanani Gate.
  • The park also has an airstrip for light aircrafts at Empusel gate.

PARK GATES:

  • Kulunyiet Gate
  • Meshanani Gate
  • Kitirua Gate
  • Iremito Gate
  • Airstrip Gate

SIZE / LOCATION

390.26 Km2
Loitoktok District, Rift Valley Province

CLIMATE:

  • Temperature ranges from 20-30 c
  • Long rains – March & April
  • Short rains – Nov/ December

SAFARI CARD REQUIRED?

  • Entry is by Safari card only.
  • Proof of identification will be required.
  • Citizens – Valid Passport or National ID
  • Residents – Valid Passport & reentry pass

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

  • Herds of Elephants
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Observation Hill which - have an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants,
  • Just below the observation hill the swamp hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like Egyptian goose and pelican.
  • Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle

WILDLIFE:

Leopard, Cheetah, Buffalo, Rhino, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Plains Game, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine
Various species of birds

WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU

Drinking water, binoculars, camera, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and guidebook