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Meru National Park

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Meru National Park

Meru National Park is an obscure rugged wilderness. The park does not receive many visitors. The Elsa Kopje boutique striking luxury accommodation based on the hills. The lodge played a significant role in saving the NP from being de-gazetted by the government. This was due to the low number of tourists visiting. It was to be converted into a rice farm.

The less chattered national park has an amusing history. Meru NP is legendary for the Born Free movie by Joy Adamson and George. The prominent Lioness Elsa was set free in this wilderness. The area is also reputable for cheetah and lion research. The unspoiled landscape with unique wildlife offers a recline relaxation to tourists.

The park has an exceptional remote traditional safari experience. You get an intimate nature momentous. Grevy’s zebras, lions, elephants, white and black rhinos, reticulated giraffes, buffaloes, small kudus are a glimpse of what to expect. There is a wide span of 427 bird species.

The flora is mainly wooden grassland, acacia trees, swamp, coursing rivers, open grassland, and riparian forests along the riverbanks. Game viewing for the tiny creatures and the big five is an everyday activity in Meru National Park.

Watch the aquatic bird species, crocodiles, and hippos at the river ridge. Tour the waterfall by taking natural guided walks. Tourists also take a trip to the burial site of Joy and Elsa, the lioness. Unmark the hidden gem that has several amusements at every turn.

Animals at Meru National Park

The Meru National Park in Kenya is a good wildlife-viewing destination. There are several wildlife including the African bush elephant, lion, African leopard, cheetah, black rhinoceros, southern white rhinoceros, Grévy's zebra, and hippos can be found here.

Activities at Meru National Park

  • You can spot both black and white rhinos through the game drive safari in Meru National Park.
  • Go on a nature walk along the thick riverine forest.
  • You can watch the snow-caped views of Mount Kenya from the Meru National Park as the mountain border is touched the park.

Highlights of Meru National Park

  • Spot Black and White Rhino in the Rhino Sanctuary
  • Former home of Joy & George Adamson and Elsa the lioness
  • Views of Mount Kenya
  • Rivers and the Adamson Falls

Best Time to visit Meru National Park

Meru National Park is a yearly visited safari destination in Kenya. But we recommend the dry months between June and September for the best wildlife viewing. This time you can spot the animals clearly as the vegetation is thin and the animals gather around the water sources.

Are you inspired now? Then book your safari to Kenya and visit the Meru National Park!

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