Make a Kenya safari to Shaba National reserve

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A Kenya safari to Shaba National Reserve gives you a spectacular wildlife encounter in Kenya given its uniquely diverse wildlife. Reserve is located in central Kenya and it’s bordered by Sera Trust conservancy in the north Samburu National Reserve and Buffalo Springs National Reserve in the west and Nyambene National Reserve in the south and covers an area of about 23910hectares or 59100 acres.

Shaba National Reserve experiences a dry savannah climate with very little rainfall rarely exceeding 500mm or 20in annually. The temperatures here are quite high ranging in the upper 20s and early 30s degree Celsius. During the wet season which comes in the months of June- October temperatures reach a maximum of 32oC or 90oF while during the rain season which comes around in the months of March to May with the longer rains and November to December with the shorter rains has temperatures ranging from a minimum of 16oC or 61oF to a maximum of 32oC or 90oF.

Shaba National Reserve is drained by one of the biggest rivers in Kenya Ewaso Ngiro river along its northern boundary and as a result of this, it has riverine forests with tree species like acacia alatior, doum palms. Other parts of the Shaba National Reserve are dotted with other tree species such as umbrella thorn acacia. On this Kenya wildlife safari to Shaba, expect to have an encounter with a wide range of truly magnificent Africa safari mammals such as bush elephants, Grevy’s and grant’s zebras, Masai giraffe, klipspringer, hyrax, common eland, impala, grant’s gazelle, greater and lesser kudus, reticulated giraffes all of which are home to these plains of Shaba. Expect also to encounter predators like large pride of lions, striped hyenas, black-backed jackal. For a person who loves birds, Shaba National Reserve is home to numerous bird species such as lesser kestrel, African darter, great egret, white-headed vulture, martial eagle, yellow-billed oxpecker.

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Shaba National reserve serves as insight into a how truly remarkable a Kenya tour can be but for any person who is interested in meeting several of these animals you can also visit other Kenya tours destinations such as the Masai Mara National Reserve for an epic Africa safari encounter with the wildebeests on their great annual migration in which over a million wildebeests make a difficult journey crossing the Mara River from Tanzania into Kenya’s Masai Mara. Also visit the Nairobi National Park, Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks for more.  East Africa, is a region with that’s highly endowed with wildlife in all countries of East Africa and a similar of wildlife experience like that of Kenya can be gotten in a Uganda safari in Uganda’s destinations like Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park. On a Uganda wildlife safari to any of these parks expect to see wild animals such as cape buffaloes, African bush elephants, hippos and lions, leopards, giraffes, zebras and many other wild mammals. A Uganda tour has still more to offer you such as a Uganda gorilla safari experience since Uganda is also home to the magnificent mountain gorillas that are found in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to over 400 gorillas.

A visit to Shaba National Park can be done on a short Kenya wildlife safari or can be included as part of the various destinations to be visited on a long Kenya wildlife safari. Here a is a sample of both short wildlife safaris Kenya and long Kenya wildlife safaris

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