Kenya Safari Holiday in Aberdare National Park
A Kenya Safari Holiday should most definitely include a trip to see the Aberdare National Park, not only because a see to Treetops possibly the most popular safari lodge is Kenya is here, but likewise because of the fantastic landscapes, and the variety of wildlife that can be discovered.
Aberdare National Park is a great Kenya Africa Safari location for both these reasons. The Park varies from around 7000 feet to 14000 feet so there is everything from moorland to rain forests, bamboo forests to mountain peaks, all separated by deep river valleys with streams rivers and gorgeous waterfalls. This in turn means a big range of wildlife to see on your safari vacation and Aberdare National Park of course has the most awesome safari lodge in the world; which is Treetops Hotel. There is even a bell system in the room to waken guests if an excellent sighting arrives in the hours of darkness!!
There is also an underground viewing opportunity so close to the waterhole, that you could almost reach out and touch. . . but, BE CAREFUL! The terrific spread of height in the Park means different types in different environments, and up high the moorland is extremely similar to the Scottish Highlands, but at 10,000 feet the bamboo thickets conceal the Bongo (Antelope) an evasive and rare forest antelope. If you have actually come to see the Big Five, then elephants control the waterholes, and lions have to pave the way. Leopards can be spotted there however mainly a night.
The Park likewise includes large numbers of black rhino. Aberdare National Park is not considered a malaria area since of the height, but precautions need to continue to be taken, since you will be originating from or going to areas where Malaria is a real threat. In summary no Kenya Safari travel vacation would be total without checking out Aberdare National Park.