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Saiwa Swamp National Park at a glance

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By | January 14th 2010

• It is located in Trans Nzoia District, 385 kilometres South-West of Nairobi and 27 kilometres from Kitale.

• Gazetted in 1974, the park is about three square kilometres and offers excellent walking opportunities for nature lovers with a bias in ornithology and botany.

• The park is the ideal habitat to the Sitatunga, de brazza monkey, vervet monkeys and black and white colobus monkey as well as 327 bird species.

• The park is accessible all year round even with 2WD cars.

• Accommodation options in the park include a public campsite and the Tree House Banda managed by the park authorities. Outside the park is the Sirikwa Guest House and campsite. Other accommodation options are to be found in Kitale town.

• Activities in the park include game walks, bird watching, camping, picnicking, nature walks and tree walks.

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