What Is Good In Marsabit?

What Is Good In Marsabit? Marsabit National park is located in 560 kilometers from the North of Nairobi in Marsabit country. This national park is situated in the former Eastern province and it is famously known for hosting the large population of zebras and a variety of birds. More so, Marsabit national park is a paradise and good destination where tourists can travel while on their Kenya safari because it is surrounded with an oasis of green vegetation, dense forests, savannah grasslands, forest mountains and many other unique features such as; three crater lakes which all act as good natural habitats to many wildlife species.

Marsabit national park was officially established as a national park in 1949 with a main purpose of protecting all the wildlife animals in the country covering a total surface area of about 1,554 square kilometers and it is being managed by the Kenya wildlife services. More so, this national park is good spot which hosts a wide range of impressive elephants and visiting this game park also gives you chances to see many other attractions and engage in many activities.

Tourist Attractions in Marsabit National park.

In Marsabit national park there are so many attractions which always lead many individuals to travel from different parts of the world to see and some of these attractions include; wildlife species such as; hyenas, buffalos, lions, leopards, kirk’s dik dik, grevy’s zebras, reticulated giraffes, peter’s gazelles and other primate species which include; vervet monkeys, baboons, olive baboons. There are also three crater lakes such as; Lake Paradise, which is, blesses you with a scenic view and it is known as a favorite spot for early filming and writings of Vivien de watt vile and martin Johnson. More so, Marsabit national park is considered as a good destination for bird lovers because it is a home to over 500 bird species like; mountain buzzards, yellow-billied storks, purple herons, white bellied turacos, sparrow weavers, peregrine falcons, African fish eagles, rupell’s grifon vulture, red knocked coots among others which can best been seen at the Northern end of the Lake paradise.

More so, Lake Paradise is considered to be among the top attractions, which is located at the heart of the park and found along the slopes of mount Marsabit in the Northern region of Kenya. In addition, it will take individuals a drive, which will cover a distance of about 10 kilometers from Ahmed gate and the town of Marsabit.

Things to do in Marasbit national park.

There are so many activities to do while exploring in Masarbit national park  and some of these include; game viewing and bird watching whereby they are always accompanied with a park guide due to the fact they are well familiar with many parts of the park, rock climbing which is an amazing activity  that is best done at stark massif of Ol Olokwe which is within the South part of Marsabit where there are many climbing routes and tourists are always led by a trained guide due to the fact that they have local knowledge and therefore, they are able to answer any of the questions about things that individuals would love to understand better. More so, they can also embark on other activities like; guided nature walks, game drives, community visits, cultural encounters and many others.

What Is Good In Marsabit?
Marsabit National Park

Where to stay in Marsabit National park.

Marsabit National park has so many accommodation facilities where tourists can stay after having a long day while touring around the park however, these lodging facilities are ranged differently from budget, luxury and mid-range. And some of these include; Silvia inn hotel, chico hotel, Nomads trail hotel, Jirime hotel and resort, Golf hotel, Jinjimanna lodge, sand and rock resort and many others.

When to visit in Marsabit National park.

The best time when tourists should visit in Marsabit National Park is during the dry season, which is between months of June to October and November to March. In addition, this period is considered the best because fewer rainfalls are received and the grass vegetation is always short hence helping individuals to capture clear views of the attractions in the ark.

Contact our trusted tour operators for more information and inquiries about what is good in Marsabit and book with our tours and travel companies such as; Focus East Africa tours who offer the best tour packages while on your Kenya wildlife Safaris.

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