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Nairobi Special safari

NAIROBI SAFARI |  KENYA TOUR | KENYA CITY TOUR | NAIROBI CITY | NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK | NAIROBI CITY CENTER TOUR | KENYA TOUR | KENYA WELDLIFE

Nairobi National Park The World’s only wildlife capital"

nairobi national park

Nairobi National Park is a unique ecosystem by being the only protected area in the world close to a capital city. The park is located only 7 km from Nairobi city center. The savannah ecosystem comprise of different vegetation types. Open grass plains with scattered acacia bush are predominant. The western side has a highland dry forest and a permanent river with a riverine forest.  To the south are the Athi-Kapiti Plains and Kitengela migration corridor which are important wildlife dispersal areas during the rain season. Man-made dams within the park have added a further habitat, favourable to certain species of birds and other aquatic biome.

nairobi park lion 

Major wildlife attractions are the Black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, buffaloes, Giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, elands and diverse birdlife with over 400 species recorded.  Other attractions include the Ivory burning site Monument, Nairobi Safari Walk, the Orphanage and the walking trails at hippo pools.

 ACCESS By Road: Distance: 10km South of Nairobi City Center

By Air: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Wilson Airports

PARK GATES

The park has 7 gates. 2 gates being for KWS service use only. The gates are:-

Main gate: KWS headquarters Langata road

 Cheetah Gate

 Langata Gate

 Maasai Gate

 Mbagathi Gate(service gate)

Banda Gate(service gate)

SIZE / LOCATION 117 Km2 Nairobi Province

CLIMATE

January-March is hot and dry, April-June is hot and wet, and July-October is very warm and wet.

Citizens – Valid Passport or National ID

Residents – Valid Passport & re entry pass

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

The only Wildlife park in the world that is so close to the city

Black rhinoceros :which is an endangered species

The first park to be gazetted in Kenya on December 16, 1946

Major rhino sanctuary for breeding and restocking other parks

Picnic Facilities

For corporate events, bush dinners, weddings, picnics, team building sessions, video and film productio

Mokoyiet,King Fisher, historic ivory burning site, Impala

ACTIVITY OPTIONS

Game viewing

Corporate Events such as Bush Dinners, Team Building, Video and Film Production.

Special Events such as Weddings.

Three-star Rangers Restaurant where patrons relax for meals while overlooking the park.

Perfect outing place for families, couples, friends, bonding, game viewing, family get-togethers

 Attractions

Large predators- lion, leopard, hyena and cheetah.

Aggregations of large herbivores- eland, buffalo, zebra and wildebeest

Ivory Burning Site Monument

Walking trails at hippo pools

Nairobi Safari Walk & the Orphanage.

Spacious accommodating picnic sites

WILDLIFE

Animals include buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, baboon, zebra, wildebeest and cheetah---100 mammal species.

400 migratory and endemic bird species.


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