The Aberdare National Park forms part of the Aberdare Mountain Range in the central part of Kenya and a distance of about 150 kilometres from Nairobi. It has a varied terrain due to its different altitudes ranging from mountain peaks to deep valleys intersected by streams, rivers and waterfalls. Moorland, bamboo and rain forests are found at lower altitudes. It provides for a beautiful scenery.
Game life in the park includes the African elephant, bushbuck, eland, leopard, African hunting dog, waterbuck duikers, olive baboons, Cape buffalo and the black rhino. Rare species that may be sighted include the golden cat and the bongo.
There are over 290 recorded species of birds here including the endangered Aberdare cisticola, Jackson’s francolin, sparrow hawk, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers.
- Game Drives
- Bird watching
- Guided nature walks