Witu forest reserve
Witu Forest Reserve

Witu forest reserve

Witu Forest reserve, is a covered vicinity in Lamu District, Kenya, East Africa. It became shaped in 1927 with the aid of using combining the Utwani Forest Reserve with the adjoining Gongoni Forest Reserve, despite the fact that the preceding names remained in use. The adjoining Mungajini Forest at the Nairobi Ranch carries about 1,100 hectares (2,718 acres).

As of 2007, there has been no control plan for the woodland, even though it is to be controlled below the Forests Act, 2005, with the aid of using the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) which changed the previous Forest Department in 2005.

Witu Forest Reserve

Best Time to Visit

The reserve may be visited in the course of the year. However, the satisfactory time to experience the wooded area stroll is in drier seasons while the rain wooded area is out of water supply and slippery.

Hotels in and around the Witu Forest Reserve:

The best forest and jungle hotel
  • Keekorok Lodge
  • Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
  • Kumbali Country Lodge
  • Jalsa Beach Hotel & Spa
  • Forest Creek Lodge & Spa
  • Serenity Forest Eco Reserve


  • Giraffe
  • Gerenuk
  • Gazelle
  • Buffalo
  • Leopard
  • Cheetah
  • Elephant
  • Antelopes
  • Hartebeest
  • Lesser kudu
Sumatran Orang utan mother and baby sitting in tree

Best time to visit

It may be visited all day and any time. However, the satisfactory season to experience the character walks withinside the Witu Forest is all through the dry month. Due to the fact taking safaris all through the Rains may not become true due to the fact the woodland is probably slippery as a result distorting the Forest.



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