Established in 1966 as Lambwe River Valley Reserve, the Park was later renamed Ruma after a powerful Wizard who lived around the park. Delight in the beautiful view of the scenic hills and abundant flowers. Other mammals to be spotted here apart from the roan antelope include Buffalos, Leopards, and Hyenas, Rothschild’s giraffe, zebra, and topic.
Explore the outstanding birdlife present in Ruma Park, being the only protected area in Kenya where the globally endangered blue Swallow is regularly recorded.
This intra-African migrant arriving in Kenya in April from their breeding grounds in Southern Tanzania requires moist grassland for both feeding and roosting and thereafter departs again in September. The Park is accessible and motorable all year round via three circuits, however, during the rainy season 4-wheel drive vehicles are advised.