Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park dominates Small Mountain enclosed in montane forest, the Park is home to 45 species of birds comprising of the white-browed sparrow weaver, grey- headed sparrow weaver, African pied wagtail, grieving dove, augur buzzard, African hawk eagle and purple-breasted sunbird. Buffalo are the leading animals in the ecosystem and other wildlife include bushbucks, leopards, olive baboons, aardvarks, porcupines, mongoose, pythons and monitor lizard. The mountain’s peak also offers visitors scenic views of Mount Kenya.

How to get there

  • By Road: The national park can be easily accessible just 85 km north-east of Nairobi. From Thika town proceed 22 km along the main Garissa road to Makutano junction. At Makutano follow the KWS sign and turn right, proceeding 3 km on an all-weather murram road to Donyo town. At Donyo turn right and proceed a further 2 km to the main gate.


  1. Scenic views of Mt.Kenya  from the summit
  2. Abundant forest birds
  3. An unusual burial site, McMillan grave
  4. Montane landscape
  5. Wildlife Watching
  6. Fourteen Falls


  • Rock Hyrax
  • Turacco Public Campsite
  • Sabuk Guest House
  • Summit Campsite.