South Turkana National Reserve is a rugged and very beautiful expanse of land with very few visitors consisting of dense thorn bushes and riverine forests, the landscape has a great variety, especially away from the seasonal riverbeds. Although it is low on plains game, it is worth a visit for the large expanses of mixed vegetation and the landscape.
Climatic conditions - Hot and dry
Major attractions - Scenic landscape and mountain vistas. It has a number of permanent rivers with woodland fringes and salty springs, game viewing.
Elephant, giraffe, buffalo, eland, oryx, impala, bushbuck, greater kudu, Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle, lion, leopard, cheetah, spotted hyena and jackal. There are crocodiles in the rivers and abundant birdlife, much of which gathers on the banks of the Kerio River
By Road: Access is from Isiolo
or by scheduled flight from Nairobi
. This is a very remote reserve in the north of Kenya
Accommodation - There are no lodges within the reserve
Best time to visit - All year round
Activities - Game viewing