Rimoi National Reserve

Visit Rimoi National Reserve - What You need to know


Rimoi National Reserve

Rimoi National Reserve - Kenya - Best Tourist Guide

Rimoi National Reserve is a protected area in the Kerio Valley along the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley. The 66 square kilometers (25 sq mi) reserve was created in 1983 and is managed by the Kenya Wildlife Service. The reserve is on the west side of the Kerio River, while the Lake Kamnarok National Reserve is on the east side. The reserve has beautiful scenery, prolific birdlife, and a camping site in the bush beside Lake Kamnarok.

The isolated Kerio Valley lies between the Cherangani Hills and the Tugen Hills with the Elgeyo Escarpment rising more than 1,830 meters (6,000ft) above the valley in places. The valley is 4,000 feet (1,200m) deep. It has semi-tropical vegetation on the slopes, while the floor of the valley is covered by dry thorn bush.

The most comfortable time of the year is in July and August when the rains have ended and the temperatures are not excessive. Gazettement of the conservation area was done to protect wildlife from rampant poaching which was going on at the time. A fence was also put up to address human-wildlife conflicts in Rimoi National Reserve. 

Why Go on safari in Rimoi National Reserve

It provides unique geological scenery & biodiversity and is one of the few protected areas within the spectacular Kerio Valley. The main attractions are the groups of elephants, Culture, and scenery of the Kerio Valley.

Rimoi National Reserve has earth and gravel road networks which make for an adventurous outing. You may be rewarded by coming across not only elephants but various predators such as Leopard as well as grazers, especially the gravy zebra, giraffe, impala, nocturnal mammals, and hundreds of bird species.

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Rimoi National Reserve
Rimoi National Reserve
Rimoi National Reserve

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Best Time To Visit Rimoi National Reserve

When to Visit Rimoi National Reserve for safaris

Generally, Kenya is best to visit in the dry-season months of July – October when the parks are dry and wildlife viewing is dramatic, easy, and action-packed. 


1st April to June 15th and 15th Nov to 15th Dec

If you are looking for an intimate exclusive safari but affordable Kenya Safari, this is the best time to visit. 

The best places to visit include the Masai Mara, Amboseli, Samburu, and lake Nakuru among many others.

high SEASON:

Jan 10th to 1st April and 1st Nov to 15th Dec

One of the most considered seasons to travel and visit East Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. 

Easy to spot the big five and the big cats of the Masai Mara, Amboseli, and Samburu other major parks.


15th June to 30th Oct, 15th Dec to 10th Jan

An action-filled season to witness the great wildebeest migration and crossings in Kenya is during this season. 

In case you are looking for the best adventures, then this is the best fit for you

Rimoi National Reserve
Rimoi National Reserve
Rimoi National Reserve

Rimoi National Reserve Entrance Fee

Park Fees to Rimoi National Reserve

Rimoi National Reserve Entrance fee

Below are the Rimoi National Reserve entry fees for 2024






















Please note the rates are subject to change.

How to Pay for Rimoi National Reserve Fees

How do you pay for Rimoi National Reserve? To pay for Park Fees, you will have to visit the Rimoi National Reserve to pay for the park fees at the gate. 

Rimoi National Reserve
Rimoi National Reserve
Rimoi National Reserve

Kenya National Parks FAQs

Kenya Safari Bookings Q&A

If you have any questions regarding any of our Kenya National Parks and Reserves safari tours, you may find your answer below in our most frequently asked questions. However, don’t be afraid to get in touch if your query is not included in order for our experts to help you design your best Kenya Holiday Safaris. 

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How many national parks are in Kenya?

There are some 54 + Kenya National Parks and Reserves, with many sanctuaries and private conservancies all over the country. KWS is responsible for managing the National Parks, to protect the wildlife from poaching and from bush meat opportunists, which is a huge problem all over Africa.

What are the most visited national parks and reserves in Kenya?

The most visited national parks and reserves in Kenya include:- 

  • Masai Mara National Game Reserve 
  • Samburu National Reserve
  • Amboseli National Park 
  • Lake Nakuru National Park

Which is the largest park in Kenya?

Tsavo National Park
Tsavo National Park, national park, southeastern Kenya, east of Mount Kilimanjaro. The largest (8,036 square miles [20,812 square km]) of Kenya’s national parks, it was established in 1948. Later that year, for administrative purposes, the park was divided into two smaller units: Tsavo East and Tsavo West.

Which is the oldest national park in Kenya?

The Nairobi National Park is the oldest of Kenya’s national parks. The wildlife sanctuary was established in 1946 and is located four miles south of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. It covers 45.26 square miles in size making it one of the smallest parks in the Kenya.

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