Kora National Park Kenya certainly the former home of famed wildlife conservationist, George Adamson, or ‘baba ya Simba’ (Father of Lions). It was here that the lion Elsa, of Born Free fame, lived. The former reserve had serious problems with poachers in the 1980s and 1990s. George Adamson also murdered by poachers in 1989. There are plans for creating a lion sanctuary at Kora.Wildlife & Animals – Kora National Park
Kora is specifically connected to several other parks and reserves for instance Meru National Park. All the big safari animals roam across the borders and found in Kora. Due to heavy poaching, animal densities are low. However the park shouldn’t be visited for the typical wildlife experience. Elephant, hippo, hyena, and several antelope species are just some of the animals you could encounter. Kora National Park Kenya
Additionally the scenery of Kora is its main appeal. The endless plains interrupted by inselbergs, or domed hills, which seemingly ‘float’ above the landscape. The beautiful Tana River forms one of the boundaries of the park, and magnificent doum palms line its banks. Features of the Tana River include Adamson’s Falls, Grand Falls, and the Kora Rapids.
The weather and climate of Kora are comparable to that of Kenya in general. More info:
Kora visited throughout the year, but the roads can become very difficult to navigate in the Wet season. The grass is surely very long in the Wet season too, making animals more difficult to spot. The best time for visiting is in the Dry season from June to September.
Kora is 280km/173mi to the northeast of Nairobi. A fully-equipped 4×4 is essential. If on an independent trip, it is also advisable to travel with a companion.
All our Safari vehicles are Toyota Land-cruiser 4×4 with pop-up roofs. The vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before, during and after every safari. Paradise Adventure Vacations Ltd offering all-wheel drive safari vehicles suitable for off-road driving, which enable travelers to discover the magical areas of East Africa in a pleasant and reliable manner.
All our safari vehicles have power / charging points. Please bring travel adaptors to ensure they are suitable for your appliances / devices
Our Safari vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before, during and after every safari. The age of the vehicles in our fleet varies but most were built between 2008 and 2013. If your vehicle does break down and it cannot be fixed on the road, we will request a rescue jeep which will come for you so that you can continue your safari with minimum impact. Whilst every effort is made to prevent this from happening, the driving is rough and the vehicles do take quite a pounding!
We believe in value for money. Every guest would like to have the most reliable and comfortable vehicles on safari. In response to the clients’ needs, we have a very strict vehicle replacement policy that ensures a young fleet at all times. We have a total fleet of 225 well-maintained motor vehicles, predominantly 4-wheel drives. This does away with the problem of sub-contracting vehicles and driver-guides, which may compromise the quality of services. Our safari vehicles are specifically converted for maximum space and comfort. All of them have hatched roof and sliding windows to facilitate good viewing and convenient photography during game drives and sight seeing.