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Nairobi Airport Hotel Layover Tours Time (2hrs – 12hrs); From Usd 75 – Usd 240 Full Day Trip

Nairobi airport hotel layover day tours, excursions and tripsAirport; Nairobi Airport Hotel Layover tours are short Nairobi city tours on transit through Nairobi JKIA airport. A Nairobi airport tour can be taken from any one of the many hotels near the Nairobi airport to places like Nairobi national park, Amboseli, Kilimanjaro, Longonot hike, Mt Kenya, lake Naivasha, Aberdare, Hellsgate, Nairobi elephant orphanage, Karen Blixen, giraffe centre and other places.

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Nairobi Airport Hotel Layover Tours – Nairobi Day Tour

Nairobi airport – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport receives thousands of people that are in transit from the rest of Africa to Europe and vice versa. This means that people will inadvertently find themselves with afew hours to spare. Most travelers book themselves in hotels near the airport and will book short tours to Nairobi attraction that end in good time to catch their flights.

1. Nairobi City Layover Trips – Nairobi National Park

Nairobi national park layover game drive trip tour Nairobi national park is the most convenient layover excursion in Nairobi city to do. The park is located only 10 minutes from the Nairobi JKIA airport and is very easy to access through the east gate. Nairobi national park is a large wildlife area just next to the airport. In fact Nairobi international airport may be the only airport you can see giraffes and zebras just next to the airport fence upon landing.

The park is popular for its large numbers and ease to see the lion prides and rhinos. There are leopards, rhinos, giraffes, hippos, gazelles, eland, baboon, Buffalos, zebras, wildebeests, cokes hartebeests, jackals, crocodiles and many others. It’s a very scenic and quiet savannah with some animal popping out of a corner every time. A full game drive in Nairobi national park takes about 4hrs and costs from Usd 75 per person. The park opens from 0630hrs – 1830hrs. The park entrance fee is Usd 43 per person and Kshs 860 for Kenyan citizens. There are also over 430 species of birds for Nairobi layover birdwatching tours. Read More on Nairobi Game Drive 1 One Day Tour Trips

2. Nairobi Amboseli layover tour

nairobi international airport amboseli day trip tour on layoverAmboseli national park is located just below the Kilimanjaro Mountain. The park is some 280km south west of the capital and the airport. Though far, the park is one of the best places to visit if you have more than 12hrs of layover in Nairobi. It’s the closest park to Nairobi where you can see the wild African elephants in their hundreds.

Amboseli is also hugely popular for its views and proximity to the Mt Kilimanjaro which stands at 5895m above sea level. The Amboseli national park offers the best opportunity to take pictures of big five wildlife with the Mount Kilimanjaro in the background. The park is also home to lions, cheetahs, leopards, gazelles, buffalos, hippos, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hyenas, baboons, and many other animals. There are also over 400 species of birds to see in this park.

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3. Nakuru National Park Nairobi Layover Day Trip from Nairobi

Nairobi Airport layover tour to lake nakuru national park from JKIA internationalNakuru national park is located right on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. This is a 177 sq km park that is occupied by one third by the lake. Lake Nakuru was started as a bird sanctuary to protect the flamingos and more than 300 other species of birds. The park, at its peak is home to more than 2 million flamingos that can be seen from far away as a pink ribbon surrounding the lake.

Lake Nakuru is also a sanctuary for the black and white rhino which are very easy to see. The Nakuru rhinos can be seen from very close to the game drive tracks. The level of the lake rises and fall depending on rain intensity at the highlands and this also affects the population of flamingos in any given time.

It’s also very easy to see leopards in Nakuru and the tree climbing lions, buffalos, zebra, giraffes, hyenas, pythons, baboons, elands, waterbucks, leopards and many other animals. The park is only 160km from Nairobi to the north-west and takes about 2.5hrs to get there and a game drive lasts for 5 hours.

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4. Mt Kenya National Park Nairobi Layover Tour

Nairobi airport to Mt Kenya 1 day hiking trip tour excursion from JKIA InternationalMt Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa and it stands at 5199m asl. The mountain is located some 138km from Nairobi city and is popular for 1 day Nairobi layover hiking tours. Mt Kenya is a very scenic place to enjoy a 1 day hike to escape boredom when you are transiting Nairobi city. The day hike to Mt Kenya can be offered even for solo travelers.

Your hike will take you to about 3000m asl through some of the most scenic rain forest. You can then continue to the alpine moorland zone which takes about 4hrs from the gate. You will also have a packed lunch at the moorland as you watch the peak Lenana, Batian and Nelion.

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5. Aberdare National Park Overnight Tour

Aberdare day trip from Nairobi JKIA International airport layoverThe Aberdare national park is located some 160km from the city. The park is home to the Aberdare mountain range which is a 75km range of mountains in central Kenya. The park is popular for its wildlife including the elephants, buffalos, leopards, rhinos, bongo, giant forest hog among others.

There are some great tree lodges in Aberdare national park including the ark and the treetops hotels. These are located at the salient area and they have great views to the watering holes where one can observe the animals day and night as they come to lick salt and drink water from the hole. Or you can do an Aberdare National Park Fishing Day Trip Tour

Find out more about other 1 day layover tours to go to when connecting through Nairobi international airport by calling or whatsapp +254 722661827 or email Robert at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

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