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Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia)

Kenya Meru Nature Reserve Big Five-Reservat

About Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia)

The Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia) is a Nature Reserve in Kenya in the provinces of Meru. The park was established on 01.01.1995 and covers an area of 0.25 km². The Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia) is a Big Five reserve and offers the possibility of self-drive safaris.

The park is located in the north of Kenya and borders on the Laikipia Plateau. The protected area is one of the most beautiful regions in Kenya.

General information
Biodiversity Sighting conditions
Very high Okay
  • 0Mammals
  • 350Bird species
  • 0Reptile
  • 0Fish specie
  • 0Amphibians
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Official Name

Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia)

Provinces

Meru

Area

0.25 km2

Foundation

1995-01-01

Vegetation

No information

Habitats

Woodland savannah,Forest

Big Five-reserves

Yes

Self-drive-reserve

Yes

Entrance gates

1

Highlights

The park is located in the north of Kenya and borders on the Laikipia Plateau. The protected area is one of the most beautiful regions in Kenya.

Landscape

The main habitat of the Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia) is the Woodland savannah.

The reserve consists of a fascinating savannah landscape with rolling semi-arid plains lined with acacia trees.
The snow-capped peak of Mount Kenya is clearly visible in the distance in the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. A large swamp area with yellow fever trees is found here and several hills provide vantage points over the surrounding plains. The Ngare Ndare Forest Reserve is also part of the conservancy.

Entrance gate
Name Location
Entrance East
General information
Biodiversity Sighting conditions
Very high Okay
  • 350Bird species
The best travel time for Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia)
The best travel time

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Weather and climate

Excellent Good Okay Poor
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Best tavel time

June (Beginning) - September (End)


Dry time

June (Beginning) - September (End)

Climate

cool-warm


Tavel time

October (Beginning) - May (End)

Climate

cool-warm


High season

June (Beginning) - September (End)

December (Beginning) - March (End)


Low season

June (Beginning) - September (End)

September (Beginning) - September (End)


No information

The climate in Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia) is mild. The rainy season takes place from Beginning October to End May The dry season first extended over the months from Beginning June to End September inclusive. The best time to tour is Beginning June End September.

The proximity to the equator means that there is little temperature variation throughout the year. Warm clothing for morning wildlife viewing is recommended.

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Top animal species

The Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia) is home to 0 mammals such as Big Five, Lion, Elephant, Rhinoceros, Leopard as well as 350 bird species, 0 reptile species, 0 fish species and 0 amphibian species. The Lewa Wildlife (Laikipia) provides Very high conditions for wildlife viewing. The Nature Reserve offers a wide variety of species, including the "Big Five".

Big Five

Big Five

Big Five

Lion

Big Five

Elephant

Big Five

Rhinoceros

Big Five

Leopard

Cheetah

Giraffe

Zebra

Spotted hyena

Wildebeest

Hippopotamus

African Wild Dog

Oryx

Ostrich

Black rhinocerus

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