Nairobi Day Trips | Tours to Nairobi National Park

1 Day : Nairobi national park day tour is a half day trip to Nairobi park from any one of Nairobi hotels. Nairobi 1 day game drive trip is a very convenient to go to since its only 10 minutes from the CBD. The park is favorite for Nairobi transit tours, JKIA day excursions, Nairobi short day trips for birdwatching, big five drives and sightseeing in Nairobi.

Nairobi Day Trips | Nairobi National Park Day Tours

Nairobi National Park Day Tour Highlights, Landmarks, Timings Opening Hours, Charges, and Park Entrance Fees

The park is a 117sqkm area which is located to the south Nairobi city. The park is famous for its guaranteed sightings of lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, hyenas, giraffes, buffalos and many other animals. The parks main landmarks are the Mbagathi river, hyena dam, ivory burning site, kingfisher picnic site where you can have a barbeque, observation point, leopard gorge and morkoyiet valley.

Opening hours start from 6:00am until 6:30pm and an entry ticket is valid for 24hrs as long as you don’t exit within such time. The Nairobi national park entrance fee is usd 43 for non residents and kshs 430 for Kenyan citizens. The park is cheaper than other Kenyan national parks and as such is mostly visited and one of the most popular parks in Kenya.Nairobi Day Trip | Nairobi National Park Day Tours

Game Drive in Nairobi National Park Day Tour

A game drive in Nairobi national park starts early with a pick up at 5:45am to get to the gate by 6:00am. After checking into the park at the main Langata gate or the East gate which is closer to the airport, you will proceed into the park. Drive through the dry forest and descend into the vast plains where most of the animals are found.

A game drive in the Nairobi park lasts for 4 hours and that’s enough time to cover the whole park and see as much wildlife as you can see. Its exciting to walk along the river and see the crocodiles and the hippos in the water and also go to some of the man made dams in the park. If you are lucky, you will see a lion hunt or hippo out of the water. Its also great to capture the wildlife with the city’s skyscrapers forming your background.

Nairobi National Park Day Tour Itinerary

The ideal morning game drive in Nairobi national park includes a drive by and visit to the Mbagathi river walking trail. This is a sample half day morning itinerary for a Nairobi national park day trip safari.

Nairobi National Park Day Tour Itinerary in Kenya

5:45am: Pick up from your nairobi hotel for the Nairobi National Park one Day trip.

6:30am: Arrive at the Nairobi national park gate and start your game drive.

7:30am: Enjoy a game drive through the savannah to see lions, rhinos, buffalo and other animals.

10:00am: Go to the mbagathi river walking trail to see the hippos and crocodiles as well as other sites.

11:30am: Depart the park for your hotel.

12:00pm: Drop off in your hotel in town.

(Tour can also be offered as a full day option or in the afternoon as a half day trip)
(Option of combining this tour with Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe centre)

Cost per person: Starts from Usd 95 in a group of 4pax

The Tour Cost Includes:

  • Park entrance fees
  • Transport in a safari minivan
  • Services of a driver guide
  • Pick up and drop off at Nairobi hotel
  • Bottled Drinking water

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