The Best Nairobi Kenya Day Trip | 1 Day Tours & Safaris

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1 Day Trip to Amboseli and Nakuru from Nairobi is a 1 day tour in Nairobi Kenya to see big five on a game drive or birdwatching, hiking safari in Hellsgate, Mt Longonot, Mt Kenya day tour in Nairobi, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi national park, lake Naivasha, giraffe centre, Sheldrick elephant orphanage giraffe centre, Karen Blixen day tour, Nairobi elephant orphanage among others.

Nairobi National Park                                

Nairobi national park day tour is a half day excursion in the Nairobi Park. Nairobi park day trip is a visit to this national park which is only 7km from the city centre. It takes only 10-15minutes from your hotel to the park to start your 4 hour game drive. The park is a 117sqkm and it’s the only park located within a capital city boundary. The park is fenced on one side facing the city.

Nairobi national park has more than 50 animal species including lions, hippos, buffalos, gazelles, zebras, impala, elands, giraffes, crocodiles, rhinos, hyenas, zebras, baboons and other animals. A game drive here in the park lasts for 4 hours since it’s a small park. You are almost guaranteed to see all these animals in the park. A game drive in the park is offered either in the morning or in the afternoon.

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli one day tour from Nairobi is a 1 day trip departing Nairobi very early to make the most of the time. The park is located some 280km south west of Nairobi at the shadow of Mt Kilimanjaro.24a77b3a5d8ff8c6b68f2e298d8ce767 The park is 392sqkm in size and its is home to animals like hippos, crocodiles, elephants, giraffes, lions, gazelles, zebra, reedbucks, cheetahs, leopards, buffalos, baboons, jackals, hyrax, mongoose, impala and others.

The Amboseli Park is popular for its great views of Mt Kilimanjaro where you can see peaks Kibo and Mawenzi. You can also see Mt Meru from Amboseli national park. The greatest picture to take here is one of the animals grazing and the Mt Kilimanjaro standing high up in the clouds with its snow covered peak Kibo. The Amboseli national park day trip from Nairobi is an all inclusive joining day tour. This is the best one day tour from Nairobi city if you can spare a whole day.

Hellsgate National Park

Hellsgate hiking day trip from Nairobi is a full 1 day hike safari to this national park located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley floor. The park has such dramatic landscape that it inspired the scenery in the movie Lion King. The park offers hiking tours where you walk through rock cliffs and deep undulating gorges that look like the gates of hell. The park is also known for its hotsprings which you can go and swim in. The park also offers bike riding safaris among wildlife like giraffes, impalas, buffalos, and baboons.

Mt Longonot National Park

Mt Longonot is a very popular hiking or mountain climbing place where you will enjoy a 3-4hour hike up the mountain. The Mt Longonot is a 2776m high stratovolcano with a wide crater at the top.nakuru ColobusMonkeysInTree The mountain offers a 3.1km hike from base to crater rim and a crater walk-around trail of 7.1km. The whole hike is about 10.3km in length but is very steep.

Longonot is located on 68km from Nairobi city and this makes it one of the most popular places for a day hike from Nairobi. Most visitors in Nairobi who want to go for a 1 day hike prefer this park due to lower park fees and proximity to Nairobi. You can combine this tour with a visit to the lake Naivasha for boating and birdwatching.

Karen Blixen Museum

The Karen Blixen museum is located right within Nairobi and it’s a former house of a colonial lady Karen. The house was her former farm house which has been preserved in its former glory including furniture, ambience, and safari artifacts. The lady Karen Blixen became popular as an author after returning to her home country Denmark. She is the author of the ‘Out of Africa’ book which was later done into a very successful movie. A day trip to this museum lasts for about 2 hours and it’s a great walk through Kenyan colonial history.

Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

The Nairobi elephant orphanage is baby elephant shelter where rescued jumbos are kept and hand reared until they are mature enough to return to the wilderness. The Sheldrick elephant orphanage is located within Nairobi national park and it offers a public viewing daily where you can see the caregivers feeding the elephants by hand and listen to a public lecture at 11:00am to 12:00 noon. You can also adopt a baby elephant at the David Sheldrick elephant orphanage.

Nakuru National Park               

Nakuru national park is a 177sqkm located some 162km north of Nairobi. The park is located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley and is one of the few soda/alkaline lakes on the rift valley. The park was formed in 1960 as a bird sanctuary to protect the flamingos and the over 600 species of birds in the park. The park is also a sanctuary of the rhinos which have had a very successful breeding program.

Lake Nakuru is a bird sanctuary and fondly referred to as the largest bird spectacle in the world. Nakuru is a birdwatching paradise and the best 1 day bird tour. Lake Nakuru is also known for its ease of seeing the leopards and rhinos and lions. It is only in Nakuru that you can see a leopard walking next to your vehicle wheels on the same game drive track as if you never existed. The parks day trip is a great thing to do as its all tarmacked and closer to Nairobi city.

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