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Safari in Aberdare National Park, this park is one of the great places for a safari in Kenya. It lies mainly above the tree line, running along the 10,000 ft contour, with some forests and scrub at lower altitude in the salient area near Nyeri. The park is best known for its majestic peaks, moorlands and falls providing great scenery for sightseeing, the topography is diverse with deep ravines that cut through the forested eastern and western slopes and there are many clear streams and waterfalls. Safari in Aberdare National Park, Kenya will give you an opportunity to cover unique wildlife documentaries including the black rhinos and the rare wild dogs.
What to see in Aberdare National Park
Aberdare National Park is home to most of the larger mammals including some black rhinos. The park has endangered species including the rare bongo, giant forest hog, packs of the now rare wild dogs and endemic mole rat and mole shrew. Other wildlife includes leopards, several endemic bird species, reptiles and insects this makes Aberdare National park one of the best places to see wildlife in Kenya.
Aberdare National Park has various touristic activities which include mountain climbing, camping, hiking, walking safaris, game viewing and night game viewing of wildlife at the Ark lodge and Treetops lodge best for those interested in seeing the nocturnal animals.
Aberdare national park is endowed with various attractions apart from wildlife other major attractions include Lesatima peak, Kinangop Peak, Elephant Hills and Table Mountains, walks in the moorlands, Twin Hills and one of Kenya’s rhino sanctuaries. It is one of the great places to seemoorlands and the beautiful waterfalls.
Accommodation options to stay in during Safari in Aberdare National Park range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Contact us here for details. Accommodation options in Aberdare National park include The Ark and The Aberdare Country Club managed by Fairmont Hotels, Outspan and Treetops managed by Aberdare Safari Hotels, Fishing Lodge, Ruhuruini, Tusk Camp and Sapper Hut among others.
How to get to Aberdare National Park
By road: The Park is easily accessible on tarmac from Nyeri and Naro Moru on the eastern side 160km from Nairobi. Main town from which the park can be accessed are Nyeri 154km from Nairobi, Nyahururu 188km from Nairobi and Naivasha 87km from Nairobi.
By Air: There are daily scheduled flights from Nairobi to Mweiga Airstrip located next to the park headquarters and Nyeri Airstrip which is 12km from Mweiga park headquarters.
How to book a safari to Kenya?
Booking a Safari in Aberdare National Park, once you have your planned dates of travel confirmed we will need you to send us an email here so that we check for availability of services online once we confirm all services are available for your planned dates we will let you know so that we can send you a draft itinerary to start planning for your safari trip to Kenya. Once you confirm the itinerary we will send you an invoice for you to make a deposit, Once the payment is done and we have received it on our account we will go ahead and secure all services accordingly. It is advised to book your safari to Kenya in advance at least 2-3 months’ prior your visit especially if you are planning to travel in the peak season of June to October.
Kenya Tourist Visa Advice
You will need to purchase the tourist visa to get to Kenya. Many travelers prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Kenya this is the best option and you will be able to get the Kenya Tourist Visa online upon paying USD51.00 for Tourist Visa
What is the best time for Safari in Aberdare National Park?
Sighting wildlife in Kenya is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November this offers great sightings and easy shoots.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari Trip to Kenya to see wildlife?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Kenya. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine Kenya safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about booking a Safari in Aberdare National Park