What if you just want to get away from the urban rat race without leaving the city altogether and yet have a wild experience? Nairobi National Park is one of Kenya’s most popular attractions for a good reason not only is it full of wildlife but it’s the only National Park within a city in the world and while in the park you are tempted to explore the city. Yes, a city can be magical. With some of the best views in the world, photos look like its straight out of a magazine
When a national park makes the backdrop of the capital city, we don’t need to insist that we are the best in wildlife-based tourism. Our Principal conservations trust as a country is ensuring that wildlife does not only survive but thrive wherever they are. We remain top in giving wildlife-based tourism. A nation’s culture resides in the heart and soul of its capital.
If you are on a budget, don’t have a lot of time to visit all the parks, or want to start or end your safari well, you need to have a glimpse of the capital city’s Park
Do you want to visit a home for one of Kenya’s most threatened species? This is where the rhino population exists- rename the park as The Rhino Sanctuary.
0630hrs: Pick up from location/locations to be advised
0700hrs: Arrive at the Nairobi National park for the game drive/park Formalities.
0700hrs – 1100hrs: After the game, drive spend some time at the Safari Walk.
1200hrs: : Tour guide staff will then drop you off at a location of your choice within the city or Optional Lunch at carnivore restaurant for 30USD per person
1400hrs: Pick up from location/locations to be advised.
1430hrs: Arrive at the Nairobi National park for the game drive/park Formalities.
1430hrs – 1700hrs: After the game, drive spend some time at the Safari Walk.
1800hrs: Tour guide staff will then drop you off at a location of your choice within the city or Optional Dinner at carnivore restaurant for 26 USD per person
Drop at the airport is additional 30USD but Rail station no extra charge
- Black Rhinoceros
- Diverse birdlife
- Large predators- lion, leopard, hyena, and cheetah.
- Aggregations of large herbivores- eland, buffalo, zebra, and wildebeest
- Ivory Burning Site Monument
- Walking trails at hippo pools
- Nairobi Safari Walk & the Orphanage.
- Spacious accommodating picnic sites
Transport (Half Day Tour)
Cost per Van: USD 90
Cost per Cruiser/Jeep: USD 150
NOTE: Park Entrance to be paid directly by clients, per entry USD 43 Adult, USD 22 Child
PLAN YOUR SAFARI
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