Nairobi national park is a fantastic destination to go on a safari without leaving the city too far behind. Nestled 15-20 minutes from the city center, the 117 sq Km national park is home to 400+ species of animals that can be seen in their natural habitat – doing natural things.
This is not a zoo. There are no protective fences and no preset feeding times. You may see a lion hunt, kill and eat an animal in front of you.
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Tours are available from various local guides and usually have pickups from most hotels in Nairobi. Tours last 3-4 hours and take you through unpaved paths in the different animal habitats.
At almost every turn there are different species of animals – from lions, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, zebras, gazelles and tons of different birds. The only security between you and nature is the vehicle you’re in.
The vehicles are vans with a roof that raises. Passengers are able to stand easily to take pictures of the wildlife.