South Kitui National Reserve
South Kitui National Reserve

About South Kitui National Reserve

South Kitui National reserve is placed to the North of Tsavo National Park. South Kitui country wide reserve is a place of the thickets, grasslands, acacia savannah.

The reserve is widely known for more than one species of first-rate animals that relocate among the Tsavo National Park. And the South Kitui National reserve. Those encompass the lion, leopard, elephant, giraffe, lesser kudu. And maximum of those primates make the location really well worth renovation to defend the primates from entering into extinction.


Animals which include the lions, leopards, black rhino, zebra, waterbuck, dik-dik, gazelle, gerenuk, and gemsbok and amongst many others.

Tourists to the reserve will now no longer remorse their go to through having to forestall through. And discover the notable vegetation and fauna gift withinside the reserve.

There is likewise birding. The hen species there are herbal that there might be a good deal of it whilst one receives there and at time runs out so speedy with a lot to revel in and feature fun.

How to get there

Whereas at the reserve isn’t on hand through air. It is able to be reached through avenue from east or west. From Nairobi, you could take at the A 109 withinside the southeasterly aspect to Kibwezi .Wherein you could determine to comply with the B7 in the northerly aspect so as to take you as much as Mutomo after approximately 8 kilometers.

You will then take approximately 20 kilometers to Mutha, from on a hard avenue to the reserve. This reserve also can be reached from the Arawale National Reserve. This is located at the banks of River Tana and stretches to the west of South Kitui through Mutiboko and Kakya village.


It is located within Kitui County an area which is mostly dry and hot with a temperature range of 14 degrees Celsius. During the coldest months which occur between July and August. 34 degrees Celsius from January to March and these are the hottest months of the year at this area.

It receives rainfall amount of 500 to 1050 mm each year. Also the 2 wet seasons start from May to June-long wet season and September to October-the short wet season.

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