Nasolot National Reserve

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Do you need information about Nasolot National Reserve in Kenya? On this site, we will guide to nasolot game reserve and its tourist attractions.

Nasolot National Reserve was gazetted in 1979 and consists 9,200 hectares of beautifully rugged land.

It is located to the north of Mount Melo at over 3,000 metres.

There are some spectacular views to be had, although most of the reserve is plains. Because of its remote location there are few visitors.

Nasolot National Reserve

Contact details

PO Box 62,

Contact person

Senior Warden


West Pokot District, Rift Valley Province

Distance from Nairobi

528 km north-west of Nairobi


92 square km

Park fees

Go to or contact tour operator.

Climatic conditions

Hot and arid

Major Attractions in Nasolot

Major Attractions in Nasolot

Rocky out crop at the periphery of the reserve called NasolotHill; game viewing.

Wildlife in Nasolot

Elephant, lesser kudu, bushbuck, duiker, lion, leopard, Kirk’s dik-dik, spotted hyena, jackal, impala, Sykes’ monkey,beisa and fringe-eared oryx, waterbuck, olive baboon, buffalo,gazelle and hippo.

Access to Nasolot

Road: The reserve is 146 kmnorth of Kitale to the west of the A1 Kitale-Lodwar road. Thereserve’s gate lies 6.2 km off the A1 main road.

Air: There are air strips at Turkwelldam and Kaputirr

greater kudu antelope in Nasolotgreater kudu antelope in Nasolo

Accommodation in Nasolot

There are no accommodation options in the reserve. However self-catering accommodation and a campsite is available atthe Marich Pass Field Studies Centre located 80 km south ofthe reserve off the A1 Kitale- Lodwar road.

Best time to visit

All year round

Activities in Nasolot

Game viewing, bird watching, sport fishing and boating at Turkwell dam, nature walks, camping.

Nasolot National Park in Kenya

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