Aberdare National Park, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Aberdare National Park, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Aberdare National Park, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Aberdare National Park, Kenya

Based on the climate and weather in Aberdare National Park, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Aberdare National Park, Kenya

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Aberdare National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Aberdare National Park, Kenya by month

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January

If you are traveling to Aberdare National Park in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

February in Aberdare National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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March

If you go to Aberdare National Park in March, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in Aberdare National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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May

Traveling to Aberdare National Park in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you go to Aberdare National Park in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August for Aberdare National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you go to Aberdare National Park in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you are traveling to Aberdare National Park in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December for Aberdare National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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