Marsabit National Park is a mountainous nature reserve located in the far northern parts of Kenya at Mount Marsabit. The forests cover the extinct volcanos and are home to the large bull elephants, 350 species of birds, buffaloes, greater/lesser Kudus, hyenas, Grevy’s zebras, Kirk’s dik-diks, reticulated giraffe and baboons.
The thick vegetation is not ideal for game drives. However, during the rainy season when the dense forests are a glowing green, you can enjoy the following activities:
Kenya Citizen Adult Ksh. 300
Kenya Citizen Child Ksh. 125
East African Resident Adult Ksh. 600
East African Resident Child Ksh.255
Non-Resident Adult USD 22
Non-Resident Child USD 13
If driving from Nairobi, the reserve is reached via Nanyuki and lsiolo a distance of 570 km. The road is paved up to Merille leaving a distance of 120 km of murram road that is only motor-able by 4 wheel-drive vehicles during the rainy season.
By air takes only 2 hours from Nairobi to the airstrip at Marsabit, 4km from the Park’s main gate.