Why Nairobi National Park
When one visits Nairobi National Park in Nairobi city, you can see the commercial buildings on the horizon. It is the only park in East Africa within a town and grants you real African adventure.
What to Expect at Nairobi National Park
By Air: There are two airports that one can alight at for them to access Nairobi National Park. These are the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Wilson Airports. Upon arrival, one can take a taxi or uber, which is the most popular mode of transport from these airports.
By Road: The distance to the park is10km South of Nairobi City Center.
How to Get There
Breathtaking Scenery: One of the most exciting things most visitors recall after visiting the park is the scenery. Given that it is located in the city, the buildings seem to complex very well with the habitats of the animals. The park also has one of the most amazing sunrises symbolizing the beginning of a beautiful day.
Four of the Big 5: If you are looking to enjoy seeing the buffaloes, lions, leopards, and rhinos in their natural habitat, then this is the place to be! The long grass of the park also accommodates about 100 mammal species. It goes to mean that despite seeing 4 of the big 5, you will also see other animals such as baboons, giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, wildebeests, and many more.
Different Bird Species: The Park boasts of endemic species of birds. The national park provides habitat to 500 permanent and migratory bird species.
Picnic Sites and Facilities: Nairobi National Park offers space and sites to hold corporate events, team building activities, video and film production, weddings, picnics, bush dinners, and other amazing activities. What could be more adventurous than having a bush dinner in a park surrounded by breathtaking scenery and wildlife?
Historic Ivory Burning Site: The only park within a city also gives you a chance to view the historic ivory burning site. The site is one of the highlights of the visit to the park.
What to take with you
- Drinking water and other picnic items
- Binoculars, cameras, sunglasses, sunscreen, hats, guidebooks, and other helpful materials.
Ole Sereni Hotel: The hotel has 134 guest rooms and suites with modern amenities, such as LCD television, air conditioning, complimentary internet, and the suites which are specially designed to satisfy the needs of those traveling within the park and also in East Africa.
Nairobi Tented Camp: It is the only lodging situated inside the park. This Tier 2 tented camp will give you the ultimate remote African camping bush experience.
African Heritage House: The fantastic hotel is a six-room gallery-house that grants you an African culture vibe since it has an eclectic collection of art, textiles and varied handcrafted furnishings
Why the Park Is Famous
- Its location within the city
- The endangered species; Black rhinoceros
- Diverse wildlife
- Ivory burning site monument
- 4 of the big five
- Walking trails at hippo pools
- Spacious accommodating sites
- Nairobi Safari Walk and the Orphanage
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