Aberdare National Park

It lies within the Aberdares, a volcanic range, in west-central Kenya, just to the south of the equator. Inside there’s one of the biggest bamboo forest, The Aberdares is the Kenya’s most important water-catchment area with many streams and impressive waterfalls.

Majestic Peaks, Moorlands and Intriguing Falls

Picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland characterise the Aberdare National Park. The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. While trekking keep an eye open for the Giant Forest Hog, black servals and the rare black leopard!

Visitors can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers and camping in the moorlands. Bird viewing is rewarding, with over 250 species of birds in the park, including the Jackson's Francolin, Sparrow hawks, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers.