Mau Eburru forest is one of the 22 gazette forest blocks that comprise the vast 420,000 hectare Mau Forest Complex, within Kenya’s Rift Valley. The Eburu forest area covers 8715.3 hectares (87 square kms) of pristine indigenous forest, nestled in the folds of a 2,820 metres high active mountain overlooking Lake Naivasha to the South East, Lake Elementaita to the North and Lake Nakuru to the North West.
The forest forms part of the catchments for Lakes Naivasha and Elementaita, with several ground springs, and is the source of Ndabibi River and other small streams. It is a fragile little island of biodiversity and home to 12 of the fewer than 100 surviving wild population of critically endangered Eastern Mountain Bongo, a beautiful and majestic antelope worldwide.
There are various birds and tree species
Visit to Geothermal Site
What to carry: Picnic lunch, drinking water, sturdy hiking shoes and a hat