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Marsabit National Park


The Marsabit National Park & Reserve is located in northern Kenya approximately 560km north of Nairobi. It covers an area of 1,554 Km2 and is a densely forested mountain park with three crater lakes that are the only permanent surface water in the region and provide a habitat for a variety of birdlife.

The park was once famous for it's large tusker elephants but that was before the poachers slaughtered most of the very large ones. Elephants are still in abundance along with large herds of kudu and many birds of prey. Other wildlife encountered in the park includes 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.

Safaris in Marsabit can be done all year round but be cautious visiting during the raining season, the last 200kms of the route into the park can be very bad and sometimes only accessible by 4-wheel drive vehicles.

Marsabit Lodge lies in an exquisite location and offers stunning views.
There are 2 public campsites, Ahmed Campsite is located by the main Ahmed Gate some 3.2 km from Marsabit lodge. Abdul Campsite located by Absul gate and near to the Park HQ.

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