Aberdares National Park

Aberdares National Park Brief Information:
Area: 767 square kilometers
By Road: 2-3 hours from Nairobi
By Air: Nearest Airstrip with scheduled flights is Nanyuki Daily flights Nairobi/Nanyuki/Nairobi
Game viewing is very rewarding in Aberdares National Park. Lion, Leopards, Baboon, black and white Columbus and Sykes are abundant. Rare sighting of the golden Cats Bongo a rare and elusive forest antelope, Elephant, Buffalo, Giant Forest Hog and Kenya's indigenous and endangered Black Rhino

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Aberdares National Park

The Aberdare National Park is part of the Aberdare Mountain Range, a fascinating region of Kenya. Aberdares was made famous because it is unique park that Princess Elizabeth spent the night in a unique tree hotel and became Queen upon her father's death.

This park is noted for mountain ranges and peaks that soar to around 14,000 ft giving way to deep V-shaped valleys with streams and rivers cascading over spectacular waterfalls - this area is a must for landscape lovers. From its vital catchments area the Aberdare Rainforest feeds the entire local and Nairobi water supply.


Game found in the Aberdares National Park include:- Bongo - a rare and elusive forest antelope, eland, serval cats, elephant, buffalo, lion, rhino, leopard, baboon, Black and White Colobus and Sykes monkeys. Rare sightings have also been made of the Golden cat. Bird viewing is incredible with over 250 species recorded including Jackson's Franklin, sparrow hawk, African goshawk, eagles, sunbirds and plovers.

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