Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Kenya 1,2,3,4 Day Tour from Nairobi

Amboseli National Park Kilimanjaro Views
You can go on a 1 day tour in Kenya if you happen to be in Nairobi the capital city. The most visited park is the Amboseli national park which has some of the most interesting attractions. Kenya is a regional hub and most flights to east and middle of Africa actually pass here and you can step out of the airport and go for an Amboseli Kenya day tour. You will be back at the airport or hotel in good time to take your flight from Nairobi or for your dinner at the Nairobi hotel.

Amboseli National Park Kenya Day Tour

Amboseli National Park Elephants
Amboseli is a 160 sq km park located 240 km south west of Nairobi along the Kenya-Tanzanian border and it is also located right next to Kilimanjaro. Amboseli national park day tour is one of the most popular full day excursions from Nairobi and it takes 5hrs game drive and a 3.5hr drive to get there.

Amboseli national park Kenya’s main attractions include the Kilimanjaro viewing and the elephants of Amboseli. The park has the largest population of elephants which can be seen roaming near the swamps. Views of Kilimanjaro peaks are most visible during the morning hours and you can see the majestic peak kibo protruding above the white clouds into the blue skies above.

Kenya day tour to Amboseli is also known for the lake Amboseli and the water mirages it produces. There are also many other animals in Amboseli national park including the lions, cheetahs, leopards, hippos, buffalo, giraffes, impala, zebra, and wildebeests among many others. There are also over 400 species of birds in this park which can be seen at the swamps and on the plains.

Kenya 1 day tour to Amboseli is an all inclusive safari which includes the park entry fees, transport in safari minivan, professional driver guide services, bottled water, packed lunch and drop off  and pick up from any hotel in nairobi.

Nakuru National Park Kenya 1 Day Tour

Nakuru one day trip from Nairobi is the second most popular day safari destination in Kenya. The park is located 160km north west of Nairobi on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The park is 117km sq in size and its fully fenced up.

Nakuru National Park Flamingos
Nakuru Park is known as the largest world bird spectacle due to its over 2 million flamingos and more than 400 species of birds found here. The park is also a rhino sanctuary and it offers you the best chance to see a rhino up close. Sightings of leopards are also much more frequent in Nakuru national park including its tree climbing lions.

The park day tour from Nairobi is offered as an all inclusive package and includes a 5hr game drive with a 2.5hr drive to the park gate. All the roads to Nakuru national park are graded and the drive is very smooth and you will not get too tired.

What else can you see in a Local Kenya Day Tour around Nairobi?

You can also go to mt Longonot to do a hiking day trip from Nairobi. The mt Longonot national park is located only 1.5hrs from Nairobi and it’s a nice place for active climbing mt Longonot. The climb takes 3-5hrs and it can be combined with a visit to Lake Naivasha to do a boat ride or just swim in the pool to wash the dust off.

What is included in a typical Kenya day Tour Package?
Nakuru National Park Rhinos

A normal day tour itinerary in Kenya includes a departure from Nairobi by 6am and a drive to the park which may range from 1hr to 4hrs one way. Most of the day tours from Nairobi offer a 5hr or more game drive and they also include a picnic lunch or a lunch at a lodge in these parks. Nairobi tour firms also include drinking water, park fees and pick up in the package. You will rarely have to add any more money since its all included in your package. The visits to masai villages and buying of souvenirs are however not inclusive in most local day tour packages.

The Kenya one day tour to Amboseli, Nakuru, Longonot, Naivasha are offered by Sojourn Safaris from Nairobi on any day of the week. You can call Robert on his mobile number: +254722661827 (at anytime) or look up their website and book an Kenyan local day tour here: Kenya Day Tour