Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

The Ol Donyo Sabuk national park is located about 85km north-east of Nairobi in Machakos district of Eastern province. The ecosystem constitutes a mountain which is covered with dense montane Forest for a small area at the top. The trail from the Gate to the summit ( 2145mts) is 9kms. The gradient can be managed by any age group

Size: 20.72km


The park is home to more than 100 Birds species which includes ; White-browed sparrow Weaver, Grey- headed Sparrow , African pied wagtail, Red eyed dove, Augur buzzard, African hawk Eagle, Golden winged sunbird Common Bulbul, Speckled Mousebird, Helmeted guinea Fowl, Black-headed Oriole, White bellied Tit, Ring-necked Dove, Great sparrow- hawk, Bronze Sunbird, Superb Starling and Grey headed Bushshrike,Black backed Puffback,Tropical Boubou,Crowned Eagle, Montane White Eye, Whiskered Greenbul, Hinde’s Babbler,Purple crested Turaco,Martial Eagle

Other wildlife include buffallo bushbuck, leopard, olive baboon, colobus monkey, Vervet monkey, Sykes' monkey, Kirk's dik-dik, bush pig, common duiker, reedbuck, rock hyrax, bush-baby, tree and ground squirrel, aardvark,  porcupine, mongoose, python and monitor lizard. 

What to Carry

Identification/Residents Cards

Enough drinking water minimum two litres

Picnic lunch

Wear comfortable hiking shoes