Kakamega Forest ReserveKakamega Forest is situated in Western Province Kenya, north-west of the capital Nairobi. It encloses about 230 square kilometres, a little less than half of which currently remains as indigenous forest. The Forest's huge variety of birds, reptiles and insects make it a specialist eco-tourism attraction for bird-watchers and wildlife photographers.
Kakamega Forest National Reserve is a walk through park. With its unique flora and fauna that are highly adapted to the forest ecosystem while you time away, tour guided or self guided nature walks, night walks, bird, butterfly and primate watching, camping and picnicking will keep you glued to this beautiful haven.
For bird and butterfly watchers, this is the place of choice for you. Being such a food rich reserve habitat, the park supports over 300 bird species, over 350 species of trees, 27 species of snakes… no history of snake bites since the park started 20 years ago. The forest is also home to over 400 species of butterflies, reptiles, mollusks and 7 primate species.