Parks and reserves managed by KWS


Tree Top House

Location:   The house is in Saiwa Swamp National Park, Kenya’s smallest National Park.

By road: Saiwa Swamp National Park is 22km from Kitale on the Kitale-Kapenguria tarmac road. At Kipsaina junction, a 5km “murrum” road leads to the only park entrance, Sinyerere gate

By air: Served by Kitale airstrip, 22km away from the park.   Attractions: Sitatunga antelope, De Brazza’s monkey. The park also abounds with birds and wildlife plus diverse and plentiful flowers and trees.

Birdlife is abundant. Water birds include the lesser jacana, grey heron and African black duck among others.

Accommodation:  unique house, on a tree, Saiwa Swamp tree top house is a single unit, with two single beds, self-contained. Kitchen: Cooking done at the Park’No cooking utensils provided. Guests are requested to carry cooking utensils.

Provided: Caretaker, kerosene lamps, blankets, pillows, bed linen, towels, soap and toilet tissue.

Park Contacts
Contact Person:
The Senior Warden
+254 (20) 05455022
Postal Address:
P.O.Box 4506,
Kipsaina Kitale, Kenya.