Meru National Park is paradise, an adventure destination for wildlife safaris and adventures, sight-seeing, camping and relaxation. The Elsa story is the bait that draws visitors to the park. It is an adventure fantasy of how two conservationists raised up the lion cabs, weaned them to maturity, the straggle and the suspense that follow as they try to introduce it to the wild. Described as a complete wilderness, Meru National Park is a beautiful paradise that has attracted visitor from all the corners of the globe. Also called Elsa’s Country, Meru National Park is a destination of choice for nature and culture lovers and features a Rhino Rhino Sanctuary. Leopard Rock Lodge, Elsa’s Kopje Lodge, Ikweta Safari Camp , Meru Mulika Lodge, Kiina Guest House, Off Beat Campsite, and Meru Rhino River Camp, provide accommodation in the Park. KWS Bandas include Bwatherongi, Murera and Kinna. Security has been beefed up security and access roads repaired.
The Park is located in Meru Country in Kenya’s Eastern Province below the eastern slopes of Nyambene Hills. The Park lies 85 Km east of Meru town . It is managed by Kenya wildlife service on behalf of the Central Government.
The larger Meru conservation area is a cultural melting pot and the success of the Park depends on the generosity of the local communities. To the west of the park on the slopes of Nyambene hills are the agricultural Meru with hectares of Miraa (Catha edulis) Tea and Coffee . Other communities bordering the park are Kamba ,the Borana and Orma pastoralists. A visit to the Park is not only about the big five experience but also a good opportunity to meet and interact with these communities, learn about their culture with long traditions of conservation. Always bear in mind that without their sacrifice, there would be no Meru Park.
Meru can be visited throughout the year. A visit to the Park is best combined with the nearby attractions. These include Mt Kenya National Park, Lewa Down, Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba Reserve, Sweet Waters game sanctuary. Just email us and let us organize a wonderful safari to these places including Maasai Mara, Serengeti, Manyara, Ngorongoro and Lake Nakuru Combinations.
Meru National Park is a holiday destination of choice for nature lovers and features a Rhino Sanctuary. Making it a home away from home are diverse accommodation facilities to cater for different categories of travelers.
Rhino River Camp, Leopard Rock Lodge, Elsa’s Kopje Lodge , Meru Mulika Lodge, Off Beat Campsite provide luxury accommodation in the Park. Luxury accommodation facilities rates vary between USD 300 per person to USD 600 PP per night.
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 is the only mid range facility providing full board services. Ikweta Safari Camp is located just two kilometres outside of Murera Gate. 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.