Meru national park is located east of Meru, Covering an area of 870 km², it is one best known National Parks in Kenya. It has abundant rainfall, 635–762 mm in the west of the park and 305–356 mm in the east. The rainfall results in tall grass and lush swamps.
Meru National Park is noted for its fauna and natural beauty. It has many swamps and rivers lined with palms, as well as mountains and woodlands, and it is the setting for Joy Adamson's book "Born Free", which was later made into a successful film. The park is home to a large pride of lions, herds of buffalo, and hippos and crocodiles that live in the rivers.
At Meru, you will find excellent views of snow-capped Mount Kenya and the park's beautiful landscape is a camper's paradise. The roads are suitable for vehicles and there are many rocky outcrops that provide great lookout points for the abundant Kenyan animals.
Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo, Buffalo, Zebra Wildebeest, White Rhino Rare. Black Rhino Rare Wild dog, Bush baby, Caracal, Cheetah, Civet, Dik-dik, Leopard, Otter, Bush pig, Porcupine, Black and White Rhino.
Distance from Nairobi to Meru- 225.3km
You will be picked from the pickup point and drive to Meru national park
Meru National Park safari is ideal for guests looking for something off the-beaten-track and is well known for its bird life, riverine and forest as well as the dry arid species.
Depart Nairobi and drive north to Meru National Park. We shall make a brief stop at Ogutu to see the Equator. We arrive in time for lunch, check-in to our rooms then later relax before the evening game drive.
Overnight and dinner at Ikweta safari camp/similar
Full day a Meru National Park on morning and afternoon game drive. Meru wildlife includes large herds of Buffalo, Bushbuck, Duiker, Eland, Elephant, Gazelle, Genet, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Impala, Kudu, Waterbuck and Gravy Zebra.
The rivers are abound with Hippo and Crocodile. Bird life includes Peter's fin foot which inhabits the Murera and URA Rivers, the Pel's Fishing Owl, Kingfishers, Rollers, Bee-eaters, Starlings and numerous Weavers.
Overnight and dinner at Ikweta Safari Camp/similar
Day 3 Meru- Drive to Nairobi
an option of indulging in a pre-breakfast game drive before going back to the camp for a sumptuous breakfast. After breakfast, check out and drive back to Nairobi.
End of Safari
Cost per person sharing= US$590*
Minimum two people for this safari to depart.
Full board accommodation whilst on safari according to the itinerary.
Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
Accommodation in double/twin room per person sharing.
All park entrance fees
Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
Game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
Exclusive transport in a safari tour mini bus with a game viewing top up roof.
I litre bottle of mineral water per person per day while on a road safari.
Items of a personal nature
Complimentary Elida Tours Safari hat
* SRS stands for Single Room Supplement
* Child refers to any child between ages (3-12)
* Child rate is 50% of adult rate.