Nasolot National Park
A scenic Masterpiece
Nasolot National Reserve was gazetted in 1979 and consists 9200 hectares of beautifully rugged land.
It is located to the north of Mount Melo at over 3.000 metres.
Location: West Pokot District, Rift Valley Province
Distance from Nairobi: 528 Km north west of Nairobi
Size: 92 square Km
Climatic conditons: Hot and Arid
Major attraction: Rocky out crop at the perophery of the
reserve called Nasolot Hill, game viewing
Wildlife: 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.
Road: The reserve is 146 Km north of Kitale to the west of the A1 Kitale Lodwar road. The reserve´s gate
lies 6,2 km off the A1 main road.
Air: There are strips at Turkwell dam and Kaputirr
Accomodation: There are no accomodation options in the reserve. However self-catering accomodation and
a campsite is avilable at the Marich Pass Field Studies Centre located 80 km south of the reserve off the
A1 Kitale Lodwar road.
Best time to Visit: All year round
Activities: Game viewing, bird watching, sport fishing and boating at Turkwell dam, nature walks, camping