Description

Meru National Park is located to the north of Mt. Kenya some 350 kms from Nairobi. With an area of 870 km², it is one of the best known National Parks in Kenya. It has abundant rainfall in the west of the park but tends to lessen towards the east part of the park. Hence the park offers dense riverine forests of doum and raffia palm and is mainly thorny bush land in the north, wooded grasslands in the west and open grassland in the rest.

Little visited it is utterly un-spoilt and quiet. Hence few places are comparable to the remote and rugged atmosphere found here. Animals found in Meru national park expected to be seen by visitors include the African bush elephant, Masai lion, African leopard, Tanzanian cheetah, eastern black rhinoceros, southern white rhinoceros, Grevy’s zebra, hippos, Bohor reedbucks, hartebeests, pythons, puff adders, cobras, buffalos and more than 427 species of birds. Again Meru National Park was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness made famous in the bestseller book and award winning movie Born Free. Elsa the Lioness is buried in this park and part of Joy's ashes were scattered on her gravesite. Meru National Park accommodation include Leopard Rock, Elsa Kopje, Rhino River Camp and Ikweta Safari Camp

Itinerary

  • 1

    Nairobi / Meru National Park
    Pickup at JKIA or your hotel and depart at 7.00 and drive via the shoulder of Mt. Kenya crossing the equator to arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. After lunch relax before taking late afternoon gamedrive. Overnight at your lodge (LD)

  • 2

    Meru National Park
    The day is spent game viewing in the park with morning and afternoon gamedrive. Meru National Park being one of Kenya’s best kept secrets is quiet and you will often feel as if you have the park all to yourself as there is no congestion common in other parks. Overnight at your lodge (BLD)

  • 3

    Meru National Park / Nairobi
    After breakfast we return to Nairobi by lunch hour and drop off at your hotel or JKIA in time for your flight (B). END OF SAFARI

Include

  • Transport by safari minibus with a pop up roof for best game viewing and photography
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/ guide
  • Game park entrance fees
  • Flying doctors emergency evacuations cover
  • Full board accommodation in tented camps/ lodges as specified in the itinerary
  • 1.5 litter water bottle per person per day while on safari
  • Activities as indicated in the specified itinerary

Exclude

  • Personal travel insurance
  • Lunch on the last day
  • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi (but can be arranged upon request)
  • Entry visas
  • Optional activities payable directly at the lodge e.g. Masai village visit, nature walks, boat rides etc
  • All personal expenses; e.g. laundry, beverages, gratuities to staff, driver guide tip etc
  • Any other extras not stated as included above

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