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Meru National Park Safari

The ultimate guide to your next Meru National Park Safari

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Get to Know Meru National Park

The most untrammelled of Kenya’s major safari reserves, Meru is a superb Big Five destination almost recovered from the poaching that nearly destroyed it in the 1980s

Extending over 870-square-kilometres of lush well-watered savannah east of Mount Kenya, Meru National Park is transitional to the moist central highlands and arid northern plains of Kenya. Wildlife, though plentiful, can be quite elusive, and the park is most notable perhaps for its untrammelled wilderness feel. Nevertheless, it is a good place to see localised large mammals associated with the arid north, including the handsome reticulated giraffe, striking Beisa oryx, shy lesser kudu and stretch-necked gerenuk antelope. The Big Five are all present too: with large herds of buffalo being a feature of the marshes, while more than 50 black and white rhinos have been introduced into a large fenced area since 2005.

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Why Meru?

  • Endemic birds such as Hinde’s babbler and golden palm weaver
  • All the Big five, including some of the best rhino viewing in East Africa
  • Serviced by a handful of small exclusive camps including the legendary Elsa’s Kopje
  • One of the region’s most untrammelled reserves
  • Northern dry country specials including reticulated giraffe and vulturine guineafowl

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FAQs about Meru

  • You are putting yourself in a position where you are exposed to wild animals for which many of them are dangerous. However, on a safari every precaution is made to ensure your safety when going on a game drives or walks. This is why it is of absolute importance that you listen to your well-trained guide at all times, failure to do so might result in harm, however, if you are respectful of your surroundings and the fact that you are in a wild place you will be perfectly safe and have an experience of a lifetime.
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