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Kora Nationalpark
Hyenas (Picture: Michael Nikolai)
Hyenas (Picture: Michael Nikolai)
The Kora National Park, bounded by the Tana River is spread over 1700 sq km. The landscape is filled with vegetation of dense woodland and scrub interspersed with isolated rocky outcrops, known as Inselberts. The park has several seasonal rivers also.

Located 280 kms from Nairobi, the Kora National Park can be accessed via Thika to Mwingi, then north-east through Kyuso village. There are also two airstrips nearby.

The Kora National Park is host to 500 species of insect, 33 mollusks and 40 reptiles along with elephants, Lesser Kudus, wild dogs, striped and spotted hyenas, leopards and cheetahs. There are also around 21 species of fish.

Ostrich (Picture: Michael Nikolai)
Ostrich (Picture: Michael Nikolai)
Tourists visiting the Kora National Park can amuse themselves with a range of activities comprising of game viewing, bird watching, hiking, camel safaris, camping, river rafting, boating and fishing.