Malka Mari National Park- Kenya
Malka Mari

Malka Mari National Park

Malka Mari National Park is a country wide park of Kenya, located alongside the Dawa River at the Kenya-Ethiopia border. It is about 1,500 rectangular kilometers (370,000 acres) in size.

It is offered through the Mandera Airport, and might be the least visited country wide park withinside the nation. The park is in most cases semi-arid bushland and scrubby grassland with riparian forest and alongside the river. There are vegetation withinside the park which might be particular to the area. Malka Mari is an IUCN Category II park specified in 1989.

How to get there

By Road :Take A2 direction of northern Tarmac Road to Isiolo after which continue to Moyale Town at the Ethiopian boarder .From Moyale you’re taking the D504 Road at the jap aspect thru Yabdus and Sara Hills thru Takaba .Drive as a minimum a hundred and sixty km earlier than Diverting to North till you attain Bannissa Town a distance of sixty five km from Takaba.

This Airstrip is in Takaba Town south of Bannissa town. For you to get entry to the Park you want to rent a vehicle, power north to Bannissa thru Takaba-Bannissa Road.

Hotels Malka Mari National Park

  • Malkamari lodge.
  • Banisa Guest House.
  • New people lodge.
  • County Guest House.


These are the animals you can’t cross lacking in the course of a safari ride in Malka which include reticulated giraffes, lions, noticed hyenas, wild dogs, Cheetahs, Ostriches, Cheetahs, Leopards, antelopes, Vultures, dik diks, Genet amongst others.

Other animals to come across withinside the park are primates like monkeys, baboons, foxes’, zebras, numerous species of antelopes, water species may be visible in dawa river like Hippopotamuses, Nile crocodiles.

You can get excited to rewarded view of the plateaus, hills and valleys. The park has clean nights making it a high-quality area to observe the celebrities even as camping.


  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Culture Experience
  • Game Viewing

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