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7 Top Tours from Nairobi
In deed Kenya is beautiful. We have so many tours, day trips & excursions from Nairobi. Below 7 Top Tours from Nairobi.
One Day Hike of Mount Longonot – (“Sheer Adventure”)-7 Top Tours from Nairobi
Rising from the floor of the Great Rift Valley like a monolith is the extinct volcano of Mount Longonot. A unique feature is the thick forest that lies within the crater of the mountain. The crater rim also provides great scenic views across the beautiful Rift Valley all the way to Lake Naivasha. Major wildlife attractions at Mount Longonot include buffaloes, elands, lion, leopard, bushbucks, common zebra, giraffe and Grant’s gazelle
One Day Tour of Lake Nakuru & Lake Naivasha (Crescent Island) –7 Top Tours from Nairobi
On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Visitors can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking, picnic and game drives.
|Crescent Island is one of the most beautiful sanctuaries in Kenya and Naivasha’s best kept secret. It is private, secure and patrolled by guides who can accompany anyone who wishes for a guided tour. The shores host abundant wildlife including wildebeest, waterbuck, zebra and gazelle and hippos.
3. 2 Days/ 1 night Tour of Aberdare National Park (“Majestic peaks, moorlands and falls”)- 7 Top Tours from Nairobi
Picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland characterise the Aberdare National Park. The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker. Visitors can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers and camping in the moorlands. Bird viewing is rewarding, with over 250 species of birds in the park, including the Jackson’s Francolin, Sparrow hawks, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers.
4. 3 Days/ 2 nights Masai Mara National Reserve -7 Top Tours from Nairobi
The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the World. There is an excellent chance of seeing the Big 5, cheetah, serval, hyena, bat-eared foxes, black-backed and side-striped jackals, hippo, crocodile, baboons, warthog, topi, eland, Thompson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, impala, waterbuck, oribi, reed-buck, zebra.
During the migration (July to November) huge numbers of wildebeest move in.
5. 4 days/ 3 nights Samburu & Lake Nakuru -7 Top Tours from Nairobi
Samburu National Reserve is one of the lesser-known national parks, but is nevertheless teeming with life.Situated alongside the Ewaso Nyiro River, there is plenty to attract wildlife from the surrounding savannah plains.
The reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the beisa oryx (also referred to as Samburu Special Five), which makes it one of the 7 top tours from Nairobi.
The reserve is also home to elephants and large predators such as the lion, leopard and cheetah. Kamunyak the miracle lioness that adopted the baby oryx was as a resident in the reserve.Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area. Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded.
6. 4 Days/ 3 nights Amboseli & Tsavo West – (“The Kilimanjaro Royal Court”)- 7 Top Tours from Nairobi
Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands. They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture.
From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs to the Shetani lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.
7. 5 Days/ 4 Nights Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara- 7 Top Tours from Nairobi
Sweetwaters Conservancy’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary, is a charming haven established by the Jane Goodall Institute to provide sanctuary to orphaned chimps, and the specially protected and fenced refuge of black rhino with its stunning forty specimens!
Lake Nakuru is home to plentiful game and magnificent birdlife that includes stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The park is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the White Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.
On the plains on Masai Mara Reserve are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. Masai Mara remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system in the world.