Nairobi National Park

Nairobi nationional park

Located just less than 10 kilometers from the city centre, the remarkable 117sq.km park gives visitors a chance to see almost eight species of big mammals that would be found in the Serengeti or Maasai-Mara, A 2-3 hr game drive In the park is enough for visitors on work holiday to sample the best the park has to offer. The park has no elephants because of its size but the rest of the wildlife can be seen with ease. As the threat of WW2 intensified, the commonage was turned in to a training field for the king African rifles which resulted in destruction of the wildlife habitat. In 1938 however, the game policy committee was established and as soon as the WW2 ended the park was gazetted in 1946. Accommodation inside the park include: Nairobi tented camp

Destination Nairobi

Nairobi national park

Nairobi City

Nairobi is the safari capital of the world and also an excellent base for travel to most destinations in the entire east and central regions. The city derived its name from Maasai word “enkare nyarobi” meaning a place of cool waters. The current Nairobi was a swampy place where Maasai herders used to bring their cattle to drink water until the construction of the railway line reached there in early 1901.the British decided to make Nairobi a stopover garage where they could rest and restock for the construction of the lunatic express from port of Mombasa to Uganda. Afterwards the city grew from an artificial settlements created by Europeans at mile 327 of east Africa railway line to a full city status in 1950.

However,the modern city has not lost its glory with excellent museums and historical home of Karen Blixen the author of out of Africa.The city is a buzz with continous night life and vibrant economy. The city boasts of a national park just 8 miles from the city centre and lots of museums and sites to visit. We offer panoramic city tour of Nairobi and to all museums located in Nairobi region.

Accommodation in Nairobi include; Moderate Diplomat hotel Ambasaduer hotel Marble arch hotel Meridian court hotel Oriental palace hotel Kenya comfort Mvuli house West breeze hotel 680 hotel Parkside hotel YMCA Expensive Grand regency hotel Serena hotel Safari park hotel Nairobi safari park hotel Norfolk hotel Intercontinental Nairobi safari club The Stanley hotel Giraffe manor Windsor golf & country club

Nairobi national park

Animal Orphanage & Safari Walk

This is located inside the national park and gives visitors a chance for an up close view of the big five in cages and an alternative of the game drive is the safari walk also located within the park. Visitors have a chance to take a walk on raised platform to view rare species of animals some not seen in the park.

David Sheldrick Elephant Trust

This trust offers visitors to see baby elephants and baby rhinos who have been orphaned as a result of poaching, accidents abandoned by natural course in the parks and game reserves Founded by madam Daphne sheldrick and her husband David the trust has been rearing baby elephants for more than 20 years and when the elephants are old enough to survive on their own they are released gradually back to the wild to live by themselves.

Girrafe Centre

Established and run by the African Fund and Endangered wildlife (AFEW), giraffe center has boosted the number of the rare species of the Rothschild giraffe which was facing extinction for various reasons. Here, the Rothschild giraffe is rare in a natural set up just like the wild and visitors get a chance to feed the giraffe up close and take pictures with them and those courageous enough can attempt a giraffe kiss which is said to be safe. Visit to this site can be arranged by safariscapetravels.

Mamba Village & Ostrich Farm

This is a centre for raring Nile crocodile both for commercial and recreational purpose. an Ideal centre for educational trips for students.The place also doubles up as a farm for raring the Maasai ostrich and an artificial lake in the form of map of Africa.

Bomas of Kenya

This is a living museum of traditional Kenyan lifestyle with a display of Kenya’s traditional homesteads (bomas) and emphasis on traditional dances and culture.

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