Marsabit National Park & Reserve

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Tour Code :  101001
Duration of Tour :  6 
Start City :  Nairobi
End City :  Marsabit
 
Price From:$ 35

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The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off
     
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Price : 40.35
Scheduled / Operates on : July 1st 2011 - Dec 31st 2012: Daily
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3 days 2 nights Masai Mara
     
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Hells Gate National Park
     
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Visiting Cities : Limuru
Kisumu Impala Sanctuary
     
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Price : 35
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 4 Day(s) : 5 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Busia
Lake Nakuru National Park
     
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Price : 35
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 7 Day(s) : 6 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Naivasha
Malindi Marine National Park
     
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Price : 40
Scheduled / Operates on :
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Visiting Cities : Lamu
Mombasa Marine National Park
     
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Price : 30
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 14 Day(s) : 13 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Voi
Mount Elgon National Park
     
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Price : 35
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 7 Day(s) : 6 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Kakamega
Mt. Longonot National Park
     
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Price : 40
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Visiting Cities : Limuru
Mwea National Reserve
     
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Price : 30
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Duration of Tour : 3 Day(s) : 2 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Thika
3 days 2 nights Masai Mara
     
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Price : 40
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Nakuru
5 days Nakuru/Masai Mara
     
Price : 10
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Naivasha
6 Days Amboseli / Tsavo West / Tsavo East / Mombasa
     
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Price : 10
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 6 Day(s) : 5 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Malindi
7 days Samburu / Mountain Lodge / Nakuru / Masai Mara
     
Price : 10
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 7 Day(s) : 6 Night(s) :
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Visiting Cities : Samburu
Mighty Birding Safari
     
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Visiting Cities : Nairobi, Samburu, Nakuru, Bogoria, Baringo, Kakamega, Kisumu. Naivasha, Amboseli.
3 days Masai Mara Road Safari
     
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Price : 1000
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 3 Day(s) : 2 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Amboseli
The Masai Mara
     
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Price : 1600
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Amboseli
Amboseli National park
     
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Price : 0
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Duration of Tour : 4 Day(s) : 3 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Amboseli
Serengeti National Park
     
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Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Seringeti

Tour Details

Visiting Cities :
Samburu
Day(s) :
4
Night(s) :
3

SUMMARY

Tour Code :
101001
Duration of Tour :
6
Start City :
Nairobi
End City :
Marsabit
Destination Country :
Kenya
Destination State :
Marsabit
Day(s) :
4
Night(s) :
3

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"The Misty Montane Paradise"

The Marsabit National park lies in northern Kenya, about 560km north of Nairobi in Marsabit district. The park comprises of densely forested mountain and three crater lakes that are the only permanent surface of water in the region and that provide habitat for a variety of birdlife. Major wildlife attractions include the African elephant, the endangered Grevy’s zebra, lion, leopard, buffalo, bushbuck, large herds of greater and lesser kudus, common zebra, Grant's gazelle and many other small antelopes. The park is famous for its elephant named Ahmed that was provided with 24hr security surveillance by presidential decree in the 70's, to demonstrate Kenya's commitment to wildlife conservation.

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Marsabit National Park & Reserve

"The Misty Montane Paradise"

The Marsabit National park lies in northern Kenya, about 560km north of Nairobi in Marsabit district. The park comprises of densely forested mountain and three crater lakes that are the only permanent surface of water in the region and that provide habitat for a variety of birdlife. Major wildlife attractions include the African elephant, the endangered Grevy’s zebra, lion, leopard, buffalo, bushbuck, large herds of greater and lesser kudus, common zebra, Grant's gazelle and many other small antelopes. The park is famous for its elephant named Ahmed that was provided with 24hr security surveillance by presidential decree in the 70's, to demonstrate Kenya's commitment to wildlife conservation.

Access

  • Distance: 560 km north of nairobi.263 km north of isiolo.
  • Gates: 2 gates; ahmed and abdul.
  • Roads: from nairobi, the reserve is reached via nanyuki and lsiolo a distance of 620 km. The road is paved up to lsiolo leaving a distance of 270 km of very bad road that is only motor able by 4 wheel-drive vehicles during the dry season.
  • By air: there is an airstrip at marsabit, 4km from the park’s main gate.
  • Airstrips: the reserve is 2 1/2 hrs by air from nairobi and is adequately served by a tarmac airstrip located about one kilometer from marsabit town centre.

Size / location

  • 1,554 km2.
  •  marsabit district, eastern province

Climate

  • Jan-mar is hot and dry, april-june is hot and wet, july-oct is very warm and dry, and november and december are warm and wet.

Personnel on call

  •   the warden

Safaricard required?

  • At present the park does not operate the smart card system. Entry is by cash only ( khs or us $)

Major attractions

  • Land of gods
  • Magical lake paradise
  • A dynasty of giants
  • Last refuge of the huge-tusked bull elephants
  • Pristine forest
  • Diverse birdlife
  • The greater kudu
  • Realm of raptors
  • Bird life

Wildlife

Elephants, buffalo, greater kudu, hyena, grevy’s zebra, kirk’s dik-dik, reticulated giraffe, lion, leopard and baboon

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