OL DOINYO TRAVEL

TRAVEL INFORMATION ON OL DOINYO SABUK NATIONAL PARK, KENYA
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Easy to Reach Safari Destination near Nairobi

THE Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park makes for a nice day trip from Nairobi, being located just 65 km from the city.
Magnificent yet dormant volcano in the Ol Donyo National Park


The name refers to the solitary mountain standing in this park and rising to a height of 2,145m, the name - Kilima Mbogo - means "Mountain of Buffalo" in Swahili.

The Kikuyu tribesmen call the mountain Kea-Njahe, or the "Mountain of the Big Rain", and consider it as one of the homes of the Supreme Being Ngai.

Today some two hundred and fifty buffalo roam the slopes of the solitary mountain. The Parks attraction is its beauty and views of Mounts Kenya and Kilimanjaro; there is game including baboon, colobus, bushbuck, impala, duiker and abundant birdlife for ornithologists. Elephants are plentiful in the Reserve.

Other game includes: buffalo, impala, hippo, baboon, vervet and Sykes monkey, warthhog, bushbuck, waterbuck, hartebeest, lesser kudu, jackal. Crocodile are found in the dams and rivers.

Visitors to the Park should approach via the picturesque Fourteen Falls on the Athi River, dropping thunderously over a 27m deep slope.

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Exterior of the Kilaguni Safari Lodge
Exterior of the Kilaguni Safari Lodge

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