3 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Tracking Budget Safari Packages | Sojourn Africa Safaris in Kenia
3 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Tracking Budget Safari Packages | Sojourn Africa Safaris in Kenia
The 3 days Masai Mara wildebeest migration tracking budget safaris packages are short 2 night’s visits to Masai Mara game reserve in Kenia to see the world largest animal migration. This is a budget tented camping safari where you join in a group to share the vehicle and sometimes a tent in the peak season. Other masai mara safaris include:
3 Days Masai Mara Budget Camping Safari
8 Days Wildebeest Migration Masai Mara Family Lodge Safari
3 Days Masai Mara Lodge Safari
3 Days Masai Mara River Crossing Safari
3 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Tracking Safari
3 Days Masai Mara Joining Budget Safari Packages
3 Days Masai Mara Budget Group Safari Package
3 Days Budget Wildebeest Migration Safari
3 Days Masai mara Wildebeest Migration Missionary Group Tour
3 Days Masai Mara Birdwatching safari
3 Days Masai Mara Wildlife Photography safari
3 Days Masai Mara Game Drive viewing safari
5 Days Masai Mara Walking Safaris Package
1 Day Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Safari
1 Day Masai Mara Game Reserve Safari Packages
2 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Safari Package
1 Day Masai Mara National Park Day Trip Safari
3 Days Budget Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Camping Safaris
The 3 days Masai Mara wildebeest migration tracking budget safaris are mostly in tented camping as joining in tours from Nairobi city. This is the sample itinerary of a 3 days Masai Mara wildebeest / gnou / gnu migration tracking safari package.
Nairobi – Masai Mara Game Reserve
Game Drive Hours 5-6hrs
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Depart from Nairobi for the Masai mara game reserve in the morning. Our driver guide will pick you up from your Nairobi city hotel for departure to Masai mara. The trip goes into the Great Rift Valley floor where you can see some f the magnificent volcanic mountains and some geysers at a distance.
You will arrive in the Masai mara game reserve in time for lunch at 1:00pm and welcomed into our budget tented camp. The tented camp is a comfortable and big tent with a comfortable bed, flush toilet and private bathroom at the back. Masai mara is the wildlife central of Africa with undulating plains dotted with markings of shadows made by the midday clouds on the plain yellow fields.
There are more than 3 million animals in Masai mara and more the greatest concentration of big cat predators. It is also here that you have the 2 million strong wildebeest migrating across 3,000km of plains, rivers and hills in search of fresh grass.
You will enjoy an evening game drive from 6:00pm to dusk. Dinner will be at the camp with some campfire stories.
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Game Drive Hours 8-9hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
All day will be spent on the plains tracking the wildebeest migration in Masai mara. This day will see you taking a position on the mara river bank to watch the dramatic mara river crossing where thousands of wildebeests perish trying to cross the mara river amidst strong currents and Nile crocodiles. The lions, leopards and cheetahs are also waiting for the wildebeests on the opposite river bank where the drama is even more fierce.
Full day watching the wildebeest mara river crossing and have a bush lunch at the river. Later do a game drive in the afternoon as you head back slowly to your budget tented campsite.
Masai Mara Game Reserve - Nairobi
Distance: 280 km
Game Drive Hours 5-6hrs
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
On this final day in Masai mara, you will have an early breakfast and later depart for Nairobi at 9:00am. You will have an en route lunch at Mai Mahiu on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. You will later be dropped off at your Nairobi city hotel.
End of Tour
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4 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Budget Packages
Masai Mara 4 days wildebeest migration budget tours are 3 nights in Masai Mara watching the great migration and the big five animals in the plains of Masai Mara. The Masai Mara game reserve is a world famous wildlife area with more than 3 million animals. It is here that the greatest wildlife migration takes place. A visit to the Masai Mara for a 4 days wildebeest migration safari is one of the most popular trips in Kenya.
Nairobi City – Masai Mara Game Reserve
Game Drive Hours: 2-3 hrs
Distance: 280 km
Meals: Lunch and Dinner
The drive guide will pick you from your Nairobi hotel after taking your breakfast. Depart at 8:30am for the 4 days Masai mara wildebeest migration budget safari. You will pass the Great Rift Valley on the way with a short stop over to see the rift valley system. It’s a marvel to see the width of the valley and the volcanic mountains on its floor.
You will arrive in Masai mara at 1:00pm and check into your budget tented camp for lunch and rest.
An afternoon game drive starts at 4:00pm to see the wildebeest migration for the first time. The wildebeests stretch across the plains in their millions and all you can see are black masses of blue wildebeest grazing as they move slowly across the plains. The predators are on tow tracking the wildebeests all along as well. This will be an eventful start to your 4 days Masai mara wildebeest migration safari tour.
We will return to the budget Masai mara migration camping site after the game drive for dinner and overnight stay.
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Game Drive Hours: 7-9 hrs
Distance: 200 km of game drive tracks
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Full day will be spent at the Masai mara game reserve tracking the wildebeest’s migration moving across the plains. We will depart from our tented camp after a warm breakfast for the mara river to see the greatest event of the migration- the wildebeest mara river crossing. The animals are in their hundreds as they amass on the river bank and all of a sudden break into a mad rush into the water. This is will be the most exciting day of our 4 days Masai mara wildebeest migration safari package.
The wildebeests will jump to make it across the river before the Nile crocodiles can catch up or before they are swept off by the strong currents. It is a great sight to watch as the animals fight all odds to make it across the river. Needless to say, hundreds of them die at the mara river crossing every year, but even a larger majority make it across the river to return the next year.
Enjoy a bush picnic lunch and later a game drive as you return to your camp for dinner and overnight.
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Game Drive Hours: 5-6 hrs
Distance: 100 km of game drive tracks
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
On the third day of the 4 days Masai mara wildebeest migration safari, go for an early game drive before breakfast in the Masai mara to track the wildebeest in the plains and look for the leopards, rhinos and other big five animals. Return to camp to a warm breakfast and lounge in your tent. You will have a lunch followed by another afternoon game drive tracking the wildebeest migration again.
Enjoy an evening dinner and a campfire with overnight at the camp.
Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi City
Game Drive Hours: 2-3 hrs
Distance: 310 km (Main and Game roads)
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
This is your last day in the 4 days Masai mara wildebeest tracking safari. You will start early with a breakfast and followed by a morning game drive till 9:30am. You will then check out of your tented camp for Nairobi.
We will have a lunch en route and drop off at late afternoon. Drop off in our Nairobi hotel.
End of Tour
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Best 3 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Safari Tours | Sojourn Africa Safaris Kenia
Masai mara 3 days wildebeest migration safari tours are 2 nights wild beast stampede safari in a budget tented camp or camping site to see the wildebeest river crossing and the big five animals of the African bush. These are budget joining in safaris to see the greatest animal migration in Africa plains. Read more about the 3 days Masai mara wildebeest migration joining safari tours.
Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara
You will be picked from your Nairobi hotel for the 3 days Masai mara wildebeest migration budget safari tour at 0830hrs. You will drive through the Great Rift Valley and the Mau escarpment and drop into the Masai mara by 1300hrs. Check in to your budget migration tented camp in Masai mara for lunch and siesta.
Afternoon game drives at 1600hrs until dusk. You will see the largest populations of animals in Masai mara and the large lion prides including the many cheetahs and hyenas. All the big five animals namely the lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos, and leopards are all here in the Masai mara and you must see them in your 3 days Masai mara wildebeest migration camping safari tour.
Dinner and overnight in your Masai mara budget tented camping site.
Day 2: Masai Mara
You will spend a whole day out in the Masai mara plains tracking the wildebeest migration through the Masai Mara plains. This day starts early with a buffet breakfast and then you leave the camp for the Masai Mara wildebeest tracking game drive with a packed lunch box.
Follow the wildebeest in the Masai Mara plains and track the gnu herds through the savannah and valleys. You will drive to the Mara river and position yourself where you can see all the Mara river wildebeest crossing drama all day. You will watch for hours as the wild beasts jump feet high into the river to fight the strong currents and crocodiles in the river. The lions are also tracking the wildebeests and hunting them all day. Its too much action for your limited camera memory sticks to handle.
Enjoy a bush lunch at the river and an afternoon game drive en route back to your budget tented camp.
Dinner and overnight at the Masai Mara wildebeest migration budget campsite.
Day 3: Masai Mara – Nairobi
After breakfast you will go on a morning game drive wildebeest tracking in Masai Mara game reserve for the last time. You will enjoy watching the animals move across the plains as well as lions, cheetahs, hyenas, elephants, giraffes, buffalos and many others. Depart Masai Mara for Nairobi at 0930hrs and have a lunch at Narok or Mai Mahiu restaurant.
Drop off in Nairobi city in the late afternoon and end of your 3 days Masai Mara wildebeest migration low cost safari tour.
3 days Masai Mara wildebeest migration budget camping safari Charges / Prices
Cost of tour: From ******Usd 390pp***** Sharing
Inclusions in a 3 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Budget Safari
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1 Day Mt Kenya Hike | One Day Hiking Mt Kenya
1 Day Mt Kenya national park hike safari is a full day climbing the second highest mountain in Africa. The Mt Kenya hiking trip from Nairobi is offered as a private or joining in tour. The hiking trip from Nairobi is one of the most popular 1 day excursions to do when in Nairobi on layover or transiting through JKIA Nairobi airport.
Mt Kenya 1 day hike tour starts from Nairobi at 0500hrs and you will travel through the central highlands of Kenya. Observe the green tea and coffee farms along the way.
The park is 175km north of Nairobi and you will arrive at the Sirimon gate by 0800hrs and enter the park. The car will drive you up to Old Moses camp at 3300m from where you will trek to the moorland.
The aim is to climb through the rain forest into the clear moorland to get best close up pictures of the peaks Lenana, Nelion and Batian.
Start your trek at 0900hrs from Old Moses on Sirimon route and climb through the rain forest up to 4200m that is just 1,200m from the Old Moses camp. You are now on the moorland or the alpine region which does not have any trees but long grass, lobelia and groundsel.
You will pass the MacKinders valley and arrive at the observation point where you can take very amazing pictures of the peaks really close up. If you are strong you can reach point Lenana on this first day.
You will enjoy your picnic lunch on the moorlands.
After lunch, you will start your descent to Old Moses camp after the climb. The driver will drive you down through the gate and you start your drive back to Nairobi after a great day climbing mt Kenya in a single day.
Drop off in your hotel in Nairobi at 1900hrs.
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1 Day Amboseli National Park Trip | Sojourn Africa Safaris | 1 Day Nairobi Tours
Amboseli national park 1 day trip is a full one day tour from one of the Nairobi hotels to see Mt Kilimanjaro and the animals in the park. 1 day Amboseli tours are offered from Nairobi as private or joining group tours and are all inclusive of park fees, transport, lunch and water.
Your driver picks you up at 0500 hrs from your hotel for the 1 day Amboseli national park tour.
You will drive south along Mombasa road for 2 hrs and branch right at email town into Loitoktok road continuing for another 1.5hrs to the Erimito gate to Amboseli national park.
After paying the gate fees, your game drive will start and you can view the huge mountain ahead of you. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa standing at 5895m above sea level.
The views of Kilimanjaro are the greatest from Amboseli and this is why this park is the second most popular park in Kenya after Masai Mara. Continue with your game drive seeing lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, giraffes and many others.
The elephants are a big attraction here since they are all over the swamp areas and they are used to cars and will come so close you can see their amber colored eyes.
The other places to see in Amboseli is the observation hill where you can have a vantage view of the park, the lake Amboseli and lake Kioko.
Enjoy a picnic lunch at the observation hill at 1300hrs and later do a 1 hour game drive with an exit at 1500hrs. Drive back to Nairobi.
Drop off in Nairobi after the 1 day Amboseli national park excursion at 6:30pm.
1 Day Nairobi Tours | Sojourn Safaris | Nairobi Kenya Day Excursions
1 Day Nairobi tours are short one day tours from one of Nairobi hotels to parks like Amboseli, Nakuru, Nairobi park, Longonot and Aberdare. Nairobi 1 day tours are offered for hiking, game drive, game viewing, mount Kilimanjaro viewing, Mt Kenya viewing, photographic tours, birdwatching tours and many more.
Amboseli National Park Day Tour
Amboseli national park is a 390 sqkm area some 232km south west of Nairobi along the Kenya Tanzanian border. The Amboseli park is located just below the shadow of Mt Kilimanjaro and is the second most popular park in Kenya after masai mara. Amboseli offers the best views of the Mt Kilimanjaro mountain peak. The Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa standing at 5895m asl.
A one day trip to Amboseli starts at 0500 hrs and returns back at 0630hrs. The Amboseli day trip is offered as a private or joining in shared safari from Nairobi. The cost starts from Usd 230per person for a minimum of 2 persons.
Amboseli is best known for its wildlife photos against the Kilimanjaro background. The most sought after animals here are elephants, lions, hippos, buffalos, leopards, giraffes and cheetahs. There are also many birds for a bird watching trip in Amboseli.
Nairobi National Park Day Trip
Nairobi national park is a 117 sq km protected area located just 7km from the city centre. Nairobi national park is only 15 minutes from your hotel room and a game drive here lasts for 4 hours. Some of the most popular activities in a Nairobi national park half day tour include bird watching, hiking, walking, game drive, photographic tours, sightseeing and picnicking.
Nairobi national park has some interesting animals including rhinos, lions, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, leopards, zebras, hartebeests, elands and many others. A morning game drive starts at 0600hrs and ends at 1100hrs. A Nairobi national park half day trip price is Usd 50pp excluding park fees.
Lake Nakuru National park Day trip
Lake Nakuru is a 177 sqkm park located some 160km north west of Nairobi and on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The lake and surrounding acacia forest s and savannah are protected as a bird, rhino and Rothschild giraffe sanctuary. Lake Nakuru is also protected under the RAMSAR wetland areas convention and is an important bird area. There are over 600 species of identified birds in Lake Nakuru national park.
A day trip to Lake Nakuru starts at 0600hrs and returns at 0630hrs. It includes a picnic lunch, transport, guide, park entry fees and bottled water. The cost per person is Usd 210pp in a minimum group of 2 persons.
Lake Bogoria National Reserve
Lake Bogoria is another soda lake on the Great Rift Valley floor. The lake and surrounding areas of the Ngelenderi hills form the park. Lake Bogoria is known for its active geysers and hot springs which visitors could boil eggs on the steaming shoreline areas.
Lake Bogoria is located some 247km north west of Nairobi and some 87km from Nakuru town to the north. The lake is famous for the millions of flamingos that have migrated here from Lake Nakuru due to the abundance of blue green algae that thrives in alkaline waters.
Most flamingo tours from Nairobi are now going for day trips to Lake Bogoria to see the flamingos in their large numbers. A day trip to Lake Bogoria from Nairobi may include afew hours in Lake Nakuru as well and costs Usd 290 per person in a group of 2 persons minimum.
Mt Kenya National Park Hiking Trip
Mt Kenya is a mountain national park located some 175km from Nairobi to the north. The mountain is located in central Kenya region and is the second highest mountain in Africa standing at a height of 5199m asl. The Mt Kenya day trip is designed to allow visitors to trek to the moorland where they can get better views of peak Lenana, Nelion and Batian.
A day trip starts from Nairobi at 0500hrs and gets to the park at 0800hrs. The car will drive you up part of the mountain to Old Moses camp at 3300m asl. From here, the hike to the moorland is only 1200m passing through the Mackinder valley to the observation point on the moorland.
You will take great pictures, enjoy a picnic lunch and start descent returning to Nairobi by 1900hrs. A Mt Kenya 1 day hiking trip costs Usd 220 per person in a minimum group of 2 persons.
Hells gate National Park Hiking Day Trip
Hells gate is a small park of 68 sqkm located some 130km from Nairobi. The park is located on the volcanic Great Rift Valley floor and it is home to 2 geothermal power stations and a series of hot springs and geysers. Hellsgate national park has such dramatic landscape that it inspired the scenery of the 199s’ movie ‘The lion King’. Other movies shot on location in this park was the Lara Croft’s Tomb raiders: Cradle of mankind.
The park has deep gorges, steep cliffs, savannah grasslands, volcanic plugs like the Fischer’s tower and central tower and hot springs and geysers. It is one park of the only two that allow walking and cycling in Kenya. The park has animals that one can see including giraffes, buffalos, gazelles, impalas, and the rarely seen cheetahs, lions, and hyenas. A Hellsgate national park hiking and biking trip starts from Usd 125 per person in a minimum of 2 persons group.
Mt Longonot National Park Day Trip
Mt Longonot national park is located some 81km from Nairobi city using the Kamandura-Mai Mahiu – Narok Rd. The mountain is a strato volcano that last erupted in the 1860 and it has a crater filled with small ever green trees. The mountain has several peaks around the crater rim which the masai used to name the mountain.
A round trip hike (gate – around the rim-gate) takes 3-4 hrs and is about 10km long with medium difficulty. The Mt Longonot hike is a great way to spend a day from Nairobi and can be done in a single morning. The day trip includes park fees, services of a guide, transport and picnic lunch at the crater.
The cost is Usd 150 per person in a group of 2 persons.
All these day trips are different in terms of what is included but generally the below are included unless otherwise stated in a specific itinerary.
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Kibera Slum Walking Tour
Kibera Slum guided tour is a walking visit of Kibera slums which are among the largest in Africa. Kibera slum visit tour starts with a drive to the slum and a walk through the main thoroughfare into the village to visit with orphaned children schools, special projects in the area including communal cooking facilities, and human waste biogas projects.
The highlights of a Kibera Slum visit include:
You will be driven on Ngong road up past Uchumi supermarket and turn left. Drive past the DO’s Kibera headquarters and into the Bombolulu stage where you start the walking descent into the main Kibera slum road.
Visit the Soweto village homesteads and continue to the curio or handicraft workshop where you will see the Kibera women make handicrafts to earn a living from animal bones.
Continue with your visit to some nursery schools and see the water vendors and a communal shower shops.
You will meet with other slum dwellers and mingle and ask questions about their lives.
Visit the biogas project where human waste from communal toilets is being used to make biogas which is distributed to about 200 homesteads for lighting as well as cooking.
Visit one of the community based schools which is run with donations from well-wishers which is the highlight of Kibera slum orphans schools.
You will be escorted back to your car and dropped back to your hotel in Nairobi after a life changing experience in a Nairobi Kibera slum tour.
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Nairobi National Park Birdwatching Tours | Sojourn Safaris | Nairobi Kenya Birding Trips
Nairobi national park birdwatching day tours are half or full day birding trips from one of the Nairobi hotels. Nairobi game park bird tours are offered early in the morning to see the over 400 species of birds in the park. There are savannah birds, riverine birds, and forest birds. The driver bird guides will provide the binoculars and bird guide books to reference for birds.
Nairobi bird watching day trip starts at 0600hrs and ends at 1300hrs or a longer full day trip inclusive of lunch that ends at 1800hrs. The birds of Nairobi national park include Abyssinian thrush, Corncrake, Fischer's lovebird, Grey crowned crane, Hartlaub's bustard, Jackson's widowbird, Kori bustard, Lappet-faced vulture, Lesser kestrel, Martial eagle, Pallid harrier, Secretary bird, Sharpe's longclaw (NE), Sooty falcon, White-bellied bustard, White-headed vulture among others.
There are over 22 migratory bird species in Nairobi national park from north Africa and from Europe. The best time to go for birding in Nairobi national park is between November and April when the migratory birds from the north have migrated into the park from the winter in Europe.
A 1 day bird drive in Nairobi national park starts from the main gate and explores the dry forest birds to the north west of the park and later drops into the savannah grasslands to see the seed eaters and the bustards, ostriches and secretary birds. The drive down to river Mbagathi and the Athi dam will also show you the riverine forest birds in the park.
Bird guides are available and will be included in the price of a Nairobi national park birdwatching tour.
Nairobi National Park Birdwatching Tour Itinerary
5:50am: Pick up from your hotel in Nairobi.
6:00am: Arrive at the park and start your nairobi bird drive looking out for birds in the dry forest.
8:00am: Descend into the savannah grassland and look out for the birds in this ecosystem.
10:00am: Drop further to river Mbagathi for a guided walk near the river and see what birds you can see on the green riverine forest around the river.
12:30pm: Depart the park with enroute bird watching drive to exit at the Main gate.
1:00pm: Drop off in your Nairobi hotel after end of Nairobi game park bird watch.
End of Tour.
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Nairobi Day Trip Packages to Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, Mt Kenya, Longonot, Hellsgate
Nairobi 1 day tours are half or full day trips to Nairobi park, Amboseli, lake Nakuru, Mt Kenya, Longonot, Hellsgate and other parks. Nairobi day trips are available for joining in shared tours or solo and private safaris.
The Nairobi day excursions start early from 0500 or 0600 hrs and can take the whole day. Nairobi 1 day tours include hiking, game drive, game viewing, birdwatching, photographic safaris, boating, cycling and others.
Amboseli National Park Day Tour Safaris
Amboseli is a 392 sq km protected area located some 232km south west of Nairobi. The park is located at the border with Tanzania and Kenya and below the shadow of Mt Kilimanjaro. The park is one second most popular in Kenya due to its proximity to Mt Kilimanjaro. Mt Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa standing at an impressive 5895m above sea level.
The Amboseli national park is also popular for its many elephants that number more than 1500 individuals. These are very easy to see in this park and they come very close to your car. The elephants have been studied for more than 30 years and most of them are identifiable through names and markings.
A one day trip to Amboseli starts from 0500am to 1830hrs and is all inclusive of Transport, park fee, picnic lunch, services of a driver guide, bottled drinking water and at least 5hrs of game drive. The cost of an Amboseli day trip starts from Usd 190 per person for a group of persons.
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour
Lake Nakuru is a 188 sqkm park located some 160km from Nairobi to the North West of Nairobi. The park is a famous bird watching destination from Nairobi. The lake Nakuru is another soda lake on the floor of the rift valley in the same class as Lake Turkana, Lake Bogoria, Lake Manyara and others. Lake Nakuru national park is popular for its flamingos which are more than 2 million when the algae food is available.
The lake Nakuru is also popular as a rhino sanctuary and a Rothschild giraffe sanctuary. The park offers a great game drive to see the birds and animals here including lions, buffalos, hippos, rhinos, gazelles, giraffes, antelopes and many more. The day trip to Nakuru starts at 6:00am and returns to Nairobi by 6:30pm with a drop off at your hotel.
A one day game drive in Lake Nakuru is an all inclusive joining in or private tour and includes park entrance fees, guide services, picnic lunch, transport in a safari minivan and bottled water. Nakuru one day game driving tour costs start from Usd 180per person in a group of two persons.
Nairobi National Park Day Trip
Nairobi national park is located only 7km from the city centre and its takes only 15minutes to get there. The Nairobi national park is a 117 sqkm protected area which is fenced on one side facing the city and open on the other. The park is popular for half day game drives in Nairobi for layovers, transit travelers, and even delegates to conferences in Nairobi.
The park is home to over 100 animals including lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, baboons, elands, hartebeests, wildebeests, leopards, hyenas, rhinos and many others. There are also over 400 bird species in the Nairobi national park. A game drive in Nairobi national park lasts for 4hrs since the park is small enough.
Most tours in Nairobi Park start from 6:00am to 11:30pm when you are dropped off at your hotel. A Nairobi national park day tour starts from Usd 50 per person in a group of at least 2 persons.
Mt Kenya National Park Day Trip
Mt Kenya national park is located some 175km from Nairobi. The park is a 390 sqkm and a reserve of another 390 sqkm. Mt Kenya national includes a rainforest lower slopes of the mountain and a moorland alpine region at 4000 m and above and the rocky crag region near the peaks.
Mt Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain that stands at 5199m above sea level. The views of the Mt Kenya peaks Batian, Lenana and Nelion are the biggest attraction in a 1 day Mt Kenya trip. The peaks can be seen best from the moorland region and this is where a 1 day trip here tries to achieve.
You will drive up the mountain up to the Mt station or Old Moses on Naro Moru and Sirimon routes respectively. From here, you will trek for approximately 1200 km to reach the moorland and have the closer and clearer views of the peaks. You will take pictures here before a descent to the gates and drive back to Nairobi.
The Mt Kenya day hike starts off from Nairobi at 0500hrs and returns back at 1900hrs. The tour starts from Usd 190 per person for a group of at least 2 people. It is an all inclusive tour including park fees, mountain guide fee, transport to and from the park, picnic lunch and bottled drinking water.
Mt Longonot National Park Day Trip
Mt Longonot National Park is located some 82km north west of Nairobi city on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Longonot is a stratovolcano which stands at 2786m above sea level and is situated very close to Nairobi. It is popular for mountain hiking for people in Nairobi on a short stay. The Mt Longonot hike starts from 0600hrs and ends at 1400hrs return to Nairobi.
Longonot hiking trail is 14km long from gate to the peak and around the crater rim and back again to the gate. This hike takes about 4-5hrs to complete and is of moderate difficulty. The crater is grown with small trees and some smoke vents can be seem inside the crater. Mt Longonot has many animals like plains zebra, giraffe, Thomson's gazelle, buffaloes, hartebeest and African leopards and others.
A Mt Longonot day hike cost starts from Usd 120 per person excluding park entrance fees.
Aberdare National Park Day Trip
Aberdare national park is high altitude national park located in central Kenya created to protect the slopes flora and the moorland of the Aberdare Mountains. The Aberdare landscape ranges from high moorland, peaks, indigenous forest, ravines, streams, and waterfalls. The park receives a lot of rainfall and the highland moorland is full of mist, rain and old man beard moss dripping of water.
The salient region of the park has a lot of animals including elephants, rhinos, bongo, giant forest hogs and leopards. The treetops and the ark lodges are located in the salient region and are some of the most popular lodges due to the fact they have a waterhole and salt lick in front of their restaurants for game viewing.
Aberdare is located 100km north of Nairobi and covers an area of 766 sq km and forms part of the Aberdare mountain ranges. The park contains a vast range of landscapes that stretch from 4200m peak Satima to their deep v shaped valleys with streams, rivers and waterfalls, moorland, bamboo forests, and rainforests.
Animals easily observed include the leopard, elephant, East African wild dog, giant forest hog, bushbuck, mountain reedbuck, waterbuck, Cape buffalo, suni, side-striped jackal, eland, duiker, olive baboon, black and white colobus monkey, and Sykes monkey. Rarer sightings include those of the African golden cat and the bongo - an elusive forest antelope that lives in the bamboo forest. Animals such as the eland as well as spotted and melanistic serval cats can be found higher up in the moorlands.
Aberdare national park 1 day trip also offers fishing trips, hiking trips and game drives.
There are many other 1 day Nairobi tours but these are the top 5 Nairobi day tours that are most popular.
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Hellsgate National Park Day Tour | Sojourn Safaris | Nairobi Hiking Day Trips
Hellsgate national park hiking day tour is a full day hike in this rift valley park. Hellsgate 1 day trip is popular for the walking safaris and cycling tours. The park is also famous for its great landscape including the red colored cliffs, deep gorges, volcanic plugs like central tower, geothermal hot springs and geysers and savannahs.
Hellsgate National Park Attractions
Hellsgate is known for the walking or hiking safaris. The park is located some 98km from Nairobi. It is a 68 sq km park located right in the middle of the rift valley. The park is the only one of two parks that allow walking and cycling in Kenya.
Animals to be seen in Hellsgate include the lions, cheetahs, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, gazelles, and impalas. The animals can be easily seen as you do your walking trip among them. You can also hire bikes at the gate and ride in the park.
The Park is famous for inspiring the landscape of the Lion King movie of the 90s. The Lara Croft’s Tomb raiders: Cradle of mankind was also shot on location in this park. The park is also popular for seeing the geysers and hot springs. Infact, the park has 2 geothermal electricity generating wells which produce a lot of smoke. The park also has a geothermal spa with a large pool with hot spring water.
A 1 day hike in Hellsgate goes through the savannah and the deep gorges and is quite fun when walking among the giraffes and antelopes with a group or guide.
Hellsgate National park Hiking Day Trip Itinerary
7:00am: Depart Nairobi for Hellsgate national park for a day trip
7:30am: Make a scheduled stop at the Great Rift Valley to see the valley below.
8:30am: Arrive at the park and start a tour of the park in the vehicle. Hire bikes for the ride or drive to the walking section of the park.
1:00pm: Depart from the park to Lake Naivasha restaurant for lunch.
2:30pm: Drive back to Nairobi after the Hellsgate National Park day trip.
5:00pm: Drop off in your Nairobi Hotel
End of Tour
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