Amboseli day tours from Nairobi are some of the most popular tours from Nairobi. Amboseli is a 360sq km park located some 260km south west of Nairobi and near the Tanzanian border with Kenya. Amboseli is most popular for its views of mt Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain in Africa standing at 5985m asl. The mountain is so huge that it seems like its touching the skies above the white clouds. Amboseli is also very popular for its large elephant populations which are more than 1500 of them. The elephants are so many that you actually see them as they wallow in water or feeding on the water grass on the swamps. The elephants come so close to your car that you can see their eyes.

Lake Nakuru National Park is located in the Rift Valley 1750 meters above sea level, Lake Nakuru is known as an ornithological paradise by birdwatchers because the lake is world famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth which boasts any where between one and two million lesser and greater pink flamingos that feed on the abundant algae thriving in the lakes warm waters. It is one of the few parks that have been specifically established (Gazetted) for the protection of birds specifically flamingoes, more than 450 species of birds have been recorded here.

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel for the drive to Mt Kenya (Mount Kenya day tour starts from Sweetwaters, Treetops or Serena Mountain Lodge or from Nairobi hotel) at 0600 Hours and drive the Naro Moru Track (altitude 3,000m.) From here your trek begins with your experienced guide setting a leisurely and relaxing pace trekking up the mountain. At about 3,600m you’ll stop for a picnic lunch and then continue your stroll to the crest of the ridge at 4,000m. Here you’ll have a great view of the main peaks as well as the Teleki Valley. Afterwards, you’ll be encouraged to make a fairly brisk descent to the met. Station and then back to the gate for transport back to hotel/Lodge in time for dinner (you should be back at the lodge at around 5pm).

Overview

  • Daily with minimum of 2 pax
  • (4 hours )Minimum Rate per person US$ 150

Conveniently situated almost on the doorstep of the capital close to the airport the Nairobi national park is ideal for making acquaintance with Kenya and good preparation for a safari smaller and more compact than game sanctuaries further afield the beautiful well kept Nairobi national par contains a satisfying number of Africa’s best known animals- gazelle, zebra, giraffe and buffalo, lion, leopard, and cheetah that may prove to be camera friendly than those in the bush.
The park is one of the best places in Kenya to spot rhinos.