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"Ultimate Panoramic Experience"

The Ol Donyo Sabuk national park is in Machakos district of Eastern province. The ecosystem constitutes a mountain which is fully covered with thick forest except for a small area at the top.

The park is a home for Buffalos. Other wildlife include bushbuck, olive baboon, colobus monkey, vervet monkey, reedbuck, rock hyrax, Sykes' monkey, Kirk's dik-dik, bush pig, common duiker,bush-baby, tree and ground squirrel, aardvark, porcupine, mongoose and monitor lizard.

The park is home to various species of birds and the easily spotted ones include; white-browed sparrow weaver, grey- headed sparrow weaver, African pied wagtail, mourning dove, augur buzzard,speckled mousebird, helmeted guinea fowl, black-headed oriole, grey tit, ring-necked dove, bateleur, great sparrow- hawk, bronze sunbird, superb starling and Mackinnon grey shrike.,African hawk eagle, purple-breasted sunbird, yellow-vented bulbul


From Nairobi you can access it through Thiika. along the main Garissa road to Makutano then Donyo


January-March - hot and dry,
April-June - hot and wet.
July-October -very warm and dry.
November and December - warm and wet


Entry is by cash -Kenya shillings or dollar
Citizens – Valid Passport or National ID
Residents – Valid Passport


  • Fourteen Falls
  • Scenic views of Mt.Kenya from the summit Montane landscape
  • An unusual burial site, McMillan grave
  • Wildlife Watching
  • Abundant forest birds


KWS Self – Catering Accommodation:

Sabuk Guesthouse sleeps 10 people.

Camping Facilities

Picnic Areas

Picnic Site at main gate or

Picnic at Lookout Point which is at the mountain. At this point clients have an excellent view of Athi Plains, Nairobi City, Thika Industrial town, Ngong Hills and the expansive Kapiti Plains of Kajiado District while enjoying their rest in the Park.


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