Aberdare national park Mutubio Gate

Aberdare national park Mutubio Gate : The Aberdare national park is a protected area in the Aberdare Mountain Range in the central Kenya located east of the East African Rift Valley, it covers the higher areas and the Aberdare Salient to the east. The park was established in 1950. Aberdare national park is located about 100 km North of Nairobi and stretches over a wide variety of the terrain at altitudes from 2000 meters (6,600 ft.) to 4,000 meters (13,000 ft.). Aberdare national park has got wildlife which attracts tourists to the park like the big five where the park has got (elephants, leopard, lions, buffaloes and the rhinos). Aberdare National Park has got other animals species that includes the East African wild dog, giant forest hog, bush buck, mountain reedbuck, waterbuck, cape buffalo, suni, side-striped jackal, eland, duiker, olive baboon, black and white colobus monkey, skyes monkey, as well Aberdare national park has got over 250 bird species including the endangered Aberdare cisticola, Jackson’s spurfowl, sparrow hawk, African goshawk, African fish eagle, sunbirds, plovers and among many.

Other Kenya safari attractions in Aberdare National Park include the spectacular Aberdare ranges, the un usual vegetation, scenic waterfalls and the cultural and the historical sights. These also bring a quite number of the guests in Aberdare National Park because the attractions are so unique and are found in only this park in Kenya for the guests.

Aberdare national park Mutubio Gate
Aberdare national park Mutubio Gate

Climate of Aberdare National park.

The altitude in the Aberdares varies widely from 1,952 to 3,894 meters (6404 to 12,776 ft.). Temperatures drop by about 6.50C for every 1,000 meters you climb (or 3.50 F per 1,000 ft.) so even within the park there are wide climatic variations.

The climate is usually cool and misty. Heavy rain occurs year-round, averaging as much as 3,000 millimeters per annum in the southeast areas. Being close to the equator, temperatures are quite uniform throughout the year. Warm and waterproof clothing is essential.

Aberdare National Park Mutubio gate.

Mutubio gate is one of the official entry or exit points for the Aberdare national park, with the Kenya Wildlife Authority offices. Mutubio west gate sits on a small plateau in the highlands of the Aberdare ranges. This is a remote area on the southwestern end of the Aberdare national park.

What to do in Mutubio gate.

Make payments for the Aberdare national park fees, get tickets/park permits, check in or out of the park, and get information about the park.

Also Bird watching and game viewing-a few animals that stray into the area all those can be done by the guests when they reach at the Mutubio gate which relaxes their minds and gives them the best memories in their safari in Aberdare national park at Mutubio gate.

At Mutubio gate, the Kenya Wildlife Services uses a number of electronic payment methods to the guests who come to pay a visit in the park.

Best time to visit.

The dry season is the most recommendable time of the year to visit.

Aberdare national park Mutubio Gate
Aberdare national park Mutubio Gate

How to get to Mutubio Gate.

By Road, the drive from Naivasha/ Kinangop takes on a lengthy ascent, using a tarmac road that takes you up the slopes of the Aberdare ranges.

Where to stay in Aberdare National park.

Aberdare national park has got various accommodation facilities that are so comfortable with the suitable beddings for the guests who come to visit Aberdare National park, the accommodation facilities in Aberdare national park are grouped into the Budget, Mid-range and the Luxury accommodations as they include the Ark lodge, Treetop, Aberdare Country Club, Aberdare cottages and Fishing lodge and many more.

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