Nasolot National Reserve became established in 1979 and has 9,200 hectares of magnificently rocky land. Its positioned to the north of Mount Melo. There are several magnificent vistas available, though many of the reserve are actually plains. Due to its remote location there aren’t many visitors.
Climatic conditions are hot and arid
Leading Destinations are made up of the rocky ridges at the edges on the reserve called Nasolot Hill, Game viewing for wildlife such as Elephant, lesser kudu, bushbuck, duiker, lion, leopard, Kirk’s dik-dik, spotted hyena, jackal, impala, Sykes’ monkey, beisa and fringe-eared oryx, waterbuck, olive baboon, buffalo, gazelle and hippo.
The reserve is actually 146 km north of Kitale towards the west of the A1 Kitale-Lodwar road. The reserve’s entrance lies 6.2 km down the A1 main road. There are air strips at Turkwell dam and Kaputirr.
There are no accommodation options inside the reserve. Nevertheless self-catering accommodation as well as a campsite exists at the Marich Pass Field Studies Centre located 80 km south of the reserve from the A1 Kitale- Lodwar road. The area is frequented month in month out.
Adventures consist of Game viewing, bird watching, fishing and boat rides on aturkwell dam, nature walks and camping out.