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Mwea National Reserve

Small hills with bushy vegetation and scattered huge trees

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Mwea National Reserve is located in Eastern Province’s Mbeere District, roughly 200 kilometers from Nairobi. Small hills with bushy vegetation and scattered huge trees make up the savannah habitat. Other parts have wide grasslands, while huge trees with deep undergrowth can be seen near the main rivers. The diverse Acacia species and baobab trees are the most common trees found within the ecosystem. The principal features of the ecosystem include the confluence of the Tana and Thiba rivers, as well as the Kamburu and Masinga hydroelectric dams, which are home to a diverse range of fauna. Elephants, Rothschild giraffes, Common zebras, Lesser kudu, Buffalo, Water Buck, Bush buck, Impala, Vervet Monkeys, Aardvark, Yellow baboons, Grants gazelle, Dik dik, Cape hare, Warthog, Black backed jackal, Duiker, Sykes monkeys, Genet cat, Slender mongoose, Stripped ground squirrel, Dwarf mongoose, Crested porcupine, Rock Hyrax, Tree Hyrax and tortoise. Hippos and crocodiles are also found in the dams and rivers. Different birds and reptile species have been recorded in the reserve.

When to Visit:

Best Time: June to March is best for general wildlife viewing and outdoor activities Best Time: June to March is best for general wildlife viewing and outdoor activities
Peak Season: The park is little visited throughout the year Peak Season: The park is little visited throughout the year
Low Season: The park is little visited throughout the year Low Season: The park is little visited throughout the year

Recommended For:

Bird Enthusiasts Bird Enthusiasts
Landscape Landscape
Game drives Game drives
Walking Safari Walking Safari
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