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5 Safari National Parks To Visit Around Nairobi

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We know you might be looking for the nearest National Parks and Reserves within and near Nairobi.

We have listed for you some of the parks and destinations that might interest while on a short visit to Nairobi. Nairobi is lucky to be the only city in the world with close proximity to parks and reserve.

Some of the prime parks are located near Nairobi and are family-friendly, for group travels and even hikers are not forgotten with amazing hiking trails available around Nairobi.

Destinations around Nairobi provides a cocktail of events and tours to keep your family, friends, and solo travelers engaged.

  1. Nairobi National Park:- Known as the only metropolitan park in the World. Just 15 minutes away from the CBD, the park hosts most of the major wildlife species such as the lions, leopards, rhinos, and other wildlife species.
  2. Lake Nakuru National Park:- A 2 hours drive from Nairobi CBD, takes you to Lake Nakuru National Park. Located in a Rift Valley, the lake is home to the famous greater and Lesser Flamingos.
  3. Amboseli National Park:- Located in the East of Nairobi, Amboseli National Park sits on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. It gives you a clear perfect view of the Mt. Kilimanjaro’s peak on a good sunny morning. It’s known to be home of the great giants, Elephants, and other wildlife species.
  4. Aberdares National Park:- It’s one of the biggest ranges in Africa and hosts t many mountain wildlife species such as the rare melanic leopard, Mountain Bongos, Mountain elephants, buffaloes, wild boars, known as the wild pigs and many other wildlife and bird species.
  5. Mt. Kenya National Park:- The Park Shares the same ecosystem with Aberdare national park. Therefore shares the kind of wildlife species. Best place to view Mt. Kenya Peaks and beautiful morning views. It’s home to the second highest mountain in Africa, Mt. Kenya.

Bonus extra Safari destination for an overnight safari

  1. Masai Mara National Reserve – Its best Known for its spectacular sightings of the wildebeest and big cats. It’s just 5 hours drive giving you a chance to do good game drives and wildlife sightings.
  2. Olpejeta Conservancy – Explore the only conservancy in Kenya that hosts chimpanzees, and the blind rhino Baraka. It’s known as a major attraction for the Northern and Southern White Rhinos.

Bonus Destinations that can be considered for a short tour within Nairobi

  1. Lake Magadi Region – Visit the salt factory and the major salt lake in Africa
  2. Sagana River – Water rafting experience
  3. Lake Naivasha – Crescent Island, Boat rides, Crater Lake and Hot Spa swimming at Hells Gate

Best Short Safaris & Tours from Nairobi and Environs

We provide the best short safaris from Nairobi either for a day tour or a 1 night overnight stay tour to destinations within or around Nairobi.

Below are some of our best Short safaris from Nairobi:-

  1. 2 Days Masai Mara Safari. Can be by flight or Road
  2. 3 Days Masai Mara Safari. Can be by flight or by road
  3. 3 Days Amboseli National Park. By Road
  4. 2 Days Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha Safari
  5. 2 Days Lake Nakuru Tour Only
  6. 1 Days Lake Naivasha Tour Only
  7. 2 Days Lake Magadi Tour
  8. 1 Days Nairobi National Park
  9. 1 Day Tour to Olpejeta Conservancy
  10. 2 Days Olpejeta Conservancy

Pick Your Ideal African Eco-Friendly Safari Experience

Need a more detailed update about Safaris operations in Kenya Tanzania Rwanda and Uganda, or If you require any more information on a safari day trip or would like to enquire about exploring any of the legendary parks on a long haul safari, then don’t hesitate to contact our team!

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