Karura Forest Nature Walking Tour | Sojourn Safaris | Nairobi Safari Walk in Karura Forest
Karura forest nature walk tour is an easy nature trail walking safari in Nairobi’s Karura forest. The Karura walking trip in Karura forest takes 2-3 hours from gate to the forest and waterfalls and back to gate. Karura forest is a 2570 acre urban forest in Nairobi city located to the north of the city. The Karura forest is a popular walking forest trail in the city.
Karura Forest Attractions, Trails, Animals and Birds
Karura forest is popular with Nairobi residents for walking, picnicking, bird watching, hiking, biking, and cave exploration. The Karura forest has 200 species of birds as well as animals such as Sunni, Harvey’s duiker, bushbucks, bush pigs, genets, civets, honey badgers, bush babies, porcupines, Sykes monkeys, bush squirrels, hares, fruit bats, and various reptiles and butterflies.
Karura forest now has over 50km of trails for visitors to walk, run or ride. Karura forest has several attractions to visit such as the:
There are several most taken activities in Karura forest which include:
How to get to Karura Forest in Nairobi
You can either use the Limuru road entrance which is located just after the Belgian embassy or use the main Kenya Forest Service gate C on Kiambu Road opposite the CID headquarters.
What to carry for Karura Forest Walk
There are afew things that you may find useful to do a walk in the forest. These include
Karura forest is an awesome place to visit from the gushing rivers to the mysterious caves and serene waterfalls and intrepids. The forest is a great place to walk in silence and think if that is your thing. It’s also a great place to learn about African trees, animals, birds and butterflies.
There are forest guides for hire at the gates with the rates at Kshs 300 for 2 hours and you will not regret especially if you are solo. It makes for good company.
Karura forest opening hours start from 0600hrs to 1800hrs. Timings for visitation is at any time of day as long as you allow a 2 hours allowance from your arrival to closing time at 1800hrs.
Karura Forest Walking Tour Itinerary
You will depart from your room with a pick up for the Karura forest walk at any time of your convenience.
Our driver will drive you to the Limuru road gate where you we will hire a Karura forest guide to accompany you.
You will walk to the Karura Mau Mau caves and then to the water falls as the guide explains to you the tree types, the birds and animals of Karura forest .
Go for a lunch at the Karura forest restaurant for an amazing outdoor dining experience.
Return to the Karura Forest gate and our driver will drive you back to the hotel with an option of visiting the Village market.
End of tour
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