This is a full
inclusive safari package meant to give you an insight into Meru
National Park- often described as a complete wilderness, the park is
characterized by beautiful vistas of Mt Kenya and bush covered
plains. The park offers:
● Unrivalled game
viewing with all the big five and other plain game,
● Great bird
watching opportunities with over 300 recorded
● Visits to local
villages of the Meru and the Boran
● Great Hiking and
The afternoons are
best spent relaxing by the poolside of your hotel, walking the banks
of river tana or visiting locals. Game drives are best at dawn
or at dusk. Best time to visit- Throughout the year.
The black Rhino, of the rare species in
Meru National Park
Classification: Budget Best offer
Nairobi, Meru, Nanyuki, Isiolo
Offer Prices -Budget at Ikweta Safari Camp:
USD 630- USD 850 pp
Residents Kes 31550-3600PP
depends on season, departure
and mode of
Ikweta Safari Camp on full board on sharing basis
3 days 2 Nights
Game drives: Minimum
Group: Minimum group size
2 pax. A single traveller supplement apply to single
Mini Van for budget, Safari landcruiser Mid Range, Fly/Drive for
Flights From Nairobi ( WIL)- Meru National Park
WIL-MERU NP FLT 861
DEP 0730 ARR 0815
Daily flights depart
Nairobi Wilson Airport. The flight schedules are as
Driving from Nairobi:
park is linked to Nairobi by all whether road via Murera gate.
There are two routes:-
Nairobi (348 kms), via
Nyeri-Nanyuki-Meru-Mau-Murera Gate via all weather road.
Nairobi (348 kms), via Embu-Meru-
Mau-Murera gate via all weather roads.
Day1 Drive/ fly to Meru NP
from Nairobi, Meru or Nanyuki and dive or fly to Meru NP.
Those that fly will picked from their hotel and transferred tot he
airport to catch their flights. On arrival have lunch followed
by an evening game drive. A morning game drive is possible for
Day2 Full day Meru NP
Spend the day in
the park with an early morning and late afternoon game drive.
Visits to the local villages can be organized
Day3 Fly/ Drive Back to origin or Away
Early morning game
drive, return to the lodge camp for breakfast. After
breakfast programme varies depending on your place of origin.
Those that return to Meru/ Nanyuki/ Isiolo will check out and
continue with an extra game drive. Those that fly to Nairobi
or Nanyuki or Samburu will have a schedule depending on flight
End of safari
Meru National Park Attractions- Physical Features
Mammals includes- Lion, elephant, cheetah, leopard ,Lesser
Dik Dik, buffalo, reticulated giraffes (Endangered),
black and white rhinos, Grevy's zebra (Endangered),
eland, Oryx, Impalas, buffaloes. Black and white Rhinos (
Endangered). Aquatic life include hippo and crocodile.
Fishing for barbus and catfish is permitted at camp sites and along
the Tana River.
Uninterrupted view of Mt
species of birds recorded.
Adamson's grave and camp
Pipa was Cheater brought up by Joy Adamson.
was the lioness of the born free fame.
Mulika, Bwatherongi, Mururi and Leopard Rock. Animals
congregate in the swamps during dry season
total of 14 permanent rivers and numerous streams including Murera,
Rojowero, Kiolu, Ura, Bwatherongi. Tana River forms its
The rhino sanctuary can
be accessed from Murera gate.
Cultural centers- Meru
cultural center outside Murera gate and Malka (Boran) cultural
center outside Bisanadi Gate.
luxury accommodation in the Park. Luxury accommodation
facilities rates vary between USD 300 per person to USD 600 PP per
River Camp, a luxury property in
Meru National Park
Meru Mulika Lodge ( Temporally closed for renovation)
is located a few meters from Murera gate.
Mid Range Accommodation in Meru National Park
Mid range facilities are
located outside Meru National Park include
Ikweta Safari Camp and Murera River Camp
Ikweta Safari Camp
(USD 150 Double FB)
Ikweta Safari Camp
Ikweta Safari Camp is the only mid range facility providing full
Ikweta Safari Camp is located just two kilometres outside of
Ikweta Safari Camp features Ten (10) spacious tents thatched in
makuti and tastefully decorated in Safari-style and with high
quality furniture including either twin or double beds. Excellent
meals prepared from the freshest local produce. Large swimming pool
and other amenities.
Bwatherongi, Kinna and Murera.
The Bwatherongi Bandas -Self Catering :- With a
swimming pool the Bwatherongi Bandas are some of the Best in
Kenya. Bwatherongi Bandas are well spaced giving each
individual visitor utmost privacy. The Bandas are located on the
banks of bwatherongi river. Bwatherongi Bandas feature
private bathrooms with hot showers. The cooking area is outside
Murera Bandas -Self Catering:
Just inside the
Murera Gate. These are also self contained with hot
showers. They are well spaced giving each banda privacy.
The bandas are located on the banks of Murera River across which
is Bisanadi National Reserve.
There are numerous
campsites through out the park. Special Campsites include
Kampi Baridi; Kitanga; Makutano; Rojoweru; Mugunga; Ken Mare and
Kanjoo. These ones have no facilities and prior booking is
campsites with showers are available at Bwatherongi Bandas.