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.
Find out more on prices and availability of the Nairobi Day Tours from Sojourn Safaris by calling +254722661827 or fill in the form below for the quickest response.
Sojourn Africa Safaris