Aberdare National Park
Details of Aberdare National Park
Aberdare National Park is located in central Kenya around 160 kilometers from Nairobi by road and it stretches a hundred kilometers north to south within the third highest mountain range in Kenya. The Aberdare National Park is covering the higher areas of the Aberdare mountain range which is an isolated volcanic range that formed on the eastern end of the Great Rift Valley.
- The Treetops Lodge in the park is where Queen Elizabeth II learnt of her accession to the British throne.
- The Kimathi/ Mau Mau hideout caves (for the freedom fights) can be seen.
- Seeing the waterfalls such as Karura, Lesatima and Kinangop Peaks, Twin Hills, Elephant Hills.
- The park has second largest population of black rhinos, endangered rare bongo and the giant forest hog including the leopard, some bird species insects and reptiles.