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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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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Lake Bogoria National Reserve Day Trip | Sojourn Africa Safaris | Nairobi Flamingo Day Tours
Lake Bogoria national reserve 1 day trips are full day tours to this rift valley soda lake to see flamingos. Lake Bogoria flamingo viewing day trip is a full day excursion from Nairobi to see the millions of the flamingos as they feed on the Spirulina algae in this rift valley soda lake. The bogoria day trip can also be combined with Lake Nakuru national park since Bogoria national park does not have many animals to see like lake Nakuru national park.
Lake Bogoria National Reserve Things to do
Lake Bogoria is another soda water lake in the Great Rift Valley located some 87km North or Lake Nakuru. The lake occupies the valley 600m below the Ngendelei cliff which can be seen as a sheer wall of 2,000ft at the opposite edge of Lake Bogoria. The lake covers 32 sqkm and it has geothermal activity on the western edge with hot springs and geysers. These have recently been covered by water due to an increase in the lake water levels.
The surrounding area is of acacia ficus woodland shrub and grassland savannah while the northern end includes a papyrus swamp. The park has provided a public campsite and a natural spa where people can bathe in the hotspring water.
The alkaline waters of the lake feed the blue green algae (spirulina) which in turns is the main food source for the flamingos. The flamingos can be more than 2 million individuals at times. These flamingos recently occupied Lake Nakuru but have moved due to scarcity of algae after the lake Nakuru water levels continued to rise.
Currently, all flamingo viewing day trips from Nairobi are done in Lake Bogoria as the populations left in Lake Nakuru are too few to get good pictures.
Lake Bogoria National Reserve Flamingo Viewing Day Trip Itinerary
6:00am: Depart Nairobi for Lake Bogoria national reserve flamingo viewing day trip.
6:30am: Stop over at the Great Rift Valley view point to view the valley floor from western escarpment.
10:00am: Arrive at the Lake Bogoria national reserve for a view of the flamingos and take their pictures.
1:00pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch break at the picnic site as you look out in to the most beautiful views of Africa.
2:00pm: Enjoy a small game drive in the park.
3:00pm: Depart the lake Bogoria game reserve for Nairobi.
7:00pm: Arrive in Nairobi and Drop off in your Hotel in Nairobi.
End of Tour
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Mt Kenya National Park Day Trip | Sojourn Africa Safaris | Nairobi Hiking Day Tours
Mt Kenya National Park Hiking Day trip is a full day tour walking on Mt Kenya to get better views of Mt Kenya peaks Nelion, Batian and Lenana. Mt Kenya 1 day hike tours are offered as private or joining in tours to view the rain forest, the moorland and the peaks. You will be able to reach at least 4000m altitude on the mountain by driving to about 3000m to Old Moses camp and then doing a 1,200m hike up to the moorland.
Mt Kenya National Park 1 Day Hiking Tour
Mt Kenya is located in central Kenya some 138 km north of Nairobi city. The park includes a rain forest from the gate up to 4000m and then the moorland takes over to the rocky stone peaks of Nelion, Batian and Lenana. Batian is the highest peak standing at 5199m above sea level. The climb starts early at 8:00am or 9:00am after driving through the Sirimon or Naro Moru gate to Old Moses at 3300m or to Met station at 3000m respectively.
From these drop off points, it’s a short distance to the moorland where views of the peaks are very clear and close. This is the furthest you can go on a 1 day Mt Kenya hiking trip as it’s impossible and inadvisable to try to summit on a single day due to mountain sickness.
You are likely to see many animals as you trek in the rain forest including elephants, buffalos, giant forest hogs, leopards and many others.
Mt Kenya 1 Day Hiking Trip Itinerary
5:00am: Depart Nairobi for Mt Kenya National Park Hiking Day Trip.
8:30am: Arrive at Mt Kenya and enter the park either through the Sirimon or Naro Moru gate to drive until the first camp.
10:00am: Arrive at the Old Moses camp (Sirimon route) or the Met station (Naro Moru route).
10:10am: Start your Rain forest hike until your pass the 4,200m altitude and into the moorland for clear views of the 3 peaks. It’s recommended to hike up easy and not exert yourself.
1:00pm: Picnic lunch at the observation point on the moorland as you take pictures of the mountain peak.
2:00pm: Start the descent down the Mountain to either the met station or the old Moses camps depending on which route you took up.
4:00pm: Drive off the park for Nairobi after a great 1 day Mt Kenya hike.
7:00pm: Drop off in your Nairobi hotel.
End of Tour
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Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour | Sojourn Africa Safaris | Kenya Safari Holidays
Lake Nakuru national park full day tour is a 1 day tour to see the flamingos and other birds and animals. Lake Nakuru is known for its flamingos and rhinos as well as lions and leopards. Lake Nakuru park day tour is a fun trip at this soda lake located at the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Lake Nakuru has algal bloom of the blue green algae which the flamingos feed on.
What to See in Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru national park is a 177 sqkm area which completely fenced off and includes a lake that takes about a third of the park. The lake Nakuru national park is a bird sanctuary, as well as a rhino and Rothschild giraffe sanctuary. The park is also an important wetland protected by the RAMSAR convection on wetland areas. There are more than 600 bird species in the lake Nakuru national park which are the biggest attraction here. Birds are the greatest attraction for a Lake Nakuru National Park Day tour.
Lake Nakuru national park is also known for its rhinos and lions. The leopards are also easy to spot at times as they can be seen perched on acacia trees way up high. Nakuru also has the largest population of the endangered Rothschild giraffe and the rhinos. It is also a place where you will see zebras, buffalos, hippos, gazelles, cheetahs, baboons and stripped hyenas.
The lake has however recently flooded and affected the availability of the blue green algae which is main food for flamingos. The flamingos have since migrated from lake Nakuru and the vast numbers are now found in Lake Bogoria, another rift valley soda lake some 87km North of Nakuru.
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Trip Itinerary
6:00am: Depart Nairobi for Nakuru national park day tour.
7:00am: Stop over at the Great Rift Valley view point to view the valley floor and mountains
9:00am: Arrive at the Lake Nakuru national park for the game drive.
10:00am: Continue to watch the wildlife and flamingos and visit Makalia water fall and baboon cliff
1:00pm: Picnic lunch at the airstrip or the Makalia falls
2:00pm: Continue with the game drive for another hour.
3:00pm: Depart Lake Nakuru national park for Nairobi
6:30pm: Drop off in your Nairobi hotel
End of Tour
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Amboseli National Park Day Trip | Sojourn Africa Safaris | Kenya Nairobi short Safari Holidays
Amboseli national park day trip are full day excursions’ to Amboseli from any one of Nairobi city hotels. Amboseli 1 day trips are a favorite with people that have a full day to spare in Nairobi. Views of Mt Kilimanjaro and the hundreds of elephants in Amboseli make this a favorite destination for day trips in Nairobi. The Amboseli 1 day excursions are all inclusive of park entrance fees, transport, services of a guide, lunch and bottled water.
Things to do in Amboseli National Park 1 Day Trip
Amboseli national park 1 day trip is a great place to see Africa’s highest mountain. Mount Kilimanjaro stands at 5895m asl and is the single highest free standing volcanic mountain in the world. The Kilimanjaro best views are on the Amboseli side of the mountain and you can take pictures of wildlife against the backdrop of the mountain. Viewing Kilimanjaro in a day trip is the single largest attraction to the Amboseli from Nairobi.
Amboseli is also popular for the viewing of African wild elephants. Amboseli is the closest place from Nairobi that you can see the elephants in a day trip. The elephants are more than 1500 and can be seen near the swamps, the water grass and in the forest region of the forest near the base of the mountain. The elephants of Amboseli are subjects of the longest lasting study of these mammals in the world spanning 30 years by a research station established by Cynthia Moss.
The park also offers the best game drives to watch animals such as the lions, cheetahs, leopards, gazelles, hippos, buffalos, giraffes, elands, waterbucks, wildebeests, zebras, jackals, baboons and many more. The park is also an important birdwatching area with over 400 species of birds both resident and migratory birds.
Other places of interest in Amboseli national park day visit include the lake Amboseli, observation hill, and Lake Kioko and the vast savannah and forests areas.
Amboseli National Park Day Tour Itinerary
5:00am: Pick up by our driver guide for the trip
9:00am: Arrive at the park and start the game drive as you watch the mt Kilimanjaro peak kibo with its snow capped bald head.
1:00pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch at the observation hill as you watch the animals below.
2:00pm: Enjoy an hour of further game drive until 3:00pm.
3:00pm: Depart the park for Nairobi.
6:30pm: Drop off in Nairobi after a long but rewarding day trip to see Kilimanjaro.
End of Tour
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