Nairobi National Park Day Tour Overview


The Nairobi National Park Day tour is a half-day trip to see lions, rhinos, and buffaloes in the Nairobi National Park and to view the other wildlife in the only park within a capital city’s boundaries.

Nairobi National Park was established in 1942 as a place of recreation by the colonial settlers right next to the growing city outpost.

Nairobi National Park’s main attractions include rhinos, lions and leopards, and buffalo. There are however no elephants in the Nairobi National Park due to its limited size compared to elephants’ need for a wide range of land.

The Nairobi National Park consists of three main ecosystems namely the dry forest found on the western side near the main gate, the savannah grasslands to the southwest, and the boundary riverine ecosystem marketing the southwestern border.

The park is only 177 sq km which is small by Kenyan standards. It is located just 7km and 15 minutes from the central business district of Nairobi.

Detailed Itinerary

6:00 am

Pick up from your Nairobi Hotel and depart for Nairobi national park half-day game drive tour.

6:15 am

Enter Nairobi Park and start your game drive.

7:00 am

Start with the Ivory burning monument and the savannah grasslands to see lions, gazelles

8:30 am

Visit the dry forest to look out for black rhinos and leopards and birds.

9:30 am

Descend into river Mbagathi looking for crocodiles and hippos view Morkoyiet Valley.

10:30 am

Return to the savannah grasslands tin search of rhinos, buffalos, giraffes, and perhaps the occasional hunt by the park’s carnivorous inhabitants.

11:00 am

See the man-made dams Athi and Hyena dams.

11:30 am

Exit the park for your hotel.

12:00 pm

Drop off at your hotel in Nairobi.

Price includes

  • All applicable game Park Entrance fees.
  • All Camping Fees
  • Finest accommodation offered in tent.
  • Three meals a day while on Safari.
  • Airport picks up on arrival in Nairobi.
  • Professional Safari Guide/Driver.
  • Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari.
  • Round trip transport from Nairobi to the designated National Park.
  • Pre–tour itinerary document.
  • Extensive Game drives.

Price excludes

  • Personal expense such as communication charges like emails, faxes, and phone calls
  • Drinks like sodas, water, beer and wines
  • Gratuity for the driver guide, waiter
  • Laundry
  • The cost of obtaining visa
  • Pre- tour accommodation which can be arranged on request.