Meru National Park-Kenya was established in 1966 on the eastern side of Meru, approximately 350 km from Nairobi at an elevation of 870 km², it is one of the most famous National Parks in Kenya with abundant rainfall, 635–762 mm in the west of the Park and 305–356 mm in the east, resulting into tall grass and lush swamps. Meru National Park is wild and beautiful straddling the equator and split by 13 rivers and numerous mountain-fed streams. Simply a stunning wildlife arena!
Meru National Park-Kenya boasts for its astonishing scenery ranging from woodlands at 3,400ft (1,036m) on the slopes of Nyambeni Mountain Range, north east of Mt. Kenya, to wide open plains with bendy riverbanks dotted with doum palms. This scenery is filled with a wide range of animals including the African bush elephant, East African Lion, African leopard, Kenyan Cheetah, Eastern black rhinoceros, southern white rhinoceros, Grevy`s zebra, Hippopotamus.
Over 300species of birdlife have been recorded in Meru National Park-Kenya, including; red-necked falcon, Heuglins courser, brown-backed woodpecker, sunbirds, peter`s fin foot, inhabiting the Murera and Ura Rivers; Pel`s Fishing Owl, Kingfishers, rollers, bee-eaters, starlings and weavers among others.