Meru National Park - Kenya

Meru National Park

Area: 870 square kilometers
By Road: 8 hours from Nairobi
By Air: Nairobi/Meru/Nairobi, accessible by scheduled flight on Sun/Wed/Fri. Safari link and Air Kenya.(Charter Flights on request)
Game Viewing and Sight seeing in Meru National Park

Of all of Kenya's parks, Meru National Park presents the widest variety of landscapes and habitat. Forest, swamp and savannah are criss-crossed by 13 perennial rivers all rising from the Mount Kenya massif and destined to reach the Tana River which forms the park's lower boundary.


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Meru National Park - Kenya

The Park is most famous as it is the setting for Joy Adamson's book "Born Free" - the story of the Adamson's life and research amongst lion and cheetah. It is an especially wild and beautiful area of Kenya, straddling the equator and bisected by 13 rivers and numerous mountain-fed streams.

It has diverse scenery - woodlands to wide open plains with wandering riverbanks dotted with doum palms. Game includes : lions, elephants, cheetah, leopard and some of the rarer antelopes, lesser kudu, duiker, dik dik - one of Africa's smallest antelopes. The rivers abound with hippo and crocodile. Over 300 species of birds have been recorded including - Peter's Finfoot which inhabits the Murera and Ura Rivers, the Pel's Fishing Owl, kingfishers, rollers, bee-eaters, starlings and  many other bird species

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