Game Viewing in Nairobi National Park
Game Viewing in Nairobi National Park: Game viewing is the hallmark safari experience done on African tourist destination and here in Nairobi national park is done in its open plains with great pleasure of experiencing up close sights of lions, leopards, giraffes, rhinos, antelopes, zebras, hippos among other wildlife species and can be done on off-road 4×4 Wheel driving a vehicle with open proof. The park has got great guides who are extremely knowledgeable enough and knows the right movement of the beasties. Travelers who are animal lovers this is a great start for your safari where you can come up with rewardable sight-seeing of range of wildlife species. However, Nairobi National park is located just 10 kilometers from the heart of the capital. It was officially opened in 1946 on an area covering 117 square kilometres of pristine savannah with a big stock of migratory game and sits between the Nairobi-Mombasa railway in the excellent garden of Langata.The park is tightly fenced by the electric fence and there is no any fear concerning about security, game drive viewing is unique and exceptional in here.
Nairobi National Park is a capital of wildlife species which can be spotted on beautiful scenery of open grass plains and across open border on its southeast side that allows a corridor for the natural migration of wide number of animals during season rains. Game drive viewing can be done in different time of the day that is early morning game safari which starts at 6:30 am and it is a 4 hours’ game experience through the park ,as you get exciting view of active mammals, evening game drive starts at 3pm also a best time to come across a wide range of animals grazing as well as full day game safari which is perfectly amazing and exciting as you tour the entire park with great sight-seeing of big five mammals with other wildlife species and countless species of wild birds.
Wild species to be encountered on traveller’s game safari in Nairobi national park include black rhinos, lions, leopards, hyenas, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, hue as, hippos as well as wildebeest which are best seen in month starting from August to October every year. On game safari to Kenya Nairobi national park you can be able to see numerous bird species since the park hosts over 500 species and some of bird species include Ostriches many others.
Game drive safaris in Nairobi National park are best conducted during early morning and evening hours when most of mammals are most likely to be active. More other leisurely activities include bird watching, walking safari which can be done along the tails near the hippo pools and other activities can be enjoyed in open grassland, rocky valleys, forest and wetlands. It’s amazing to enjoy your game safari near the thriving prime capital of Kenya.
What to carry with you?
Travelers are advisable to carry useful essentials such as first aid box including insect repellent, malaria drugs, sun screen glasses, hats, cameras, mineral water many more.
Best Time to Go
Nairobi National park can be visited throughout the year but best time in drier seasons starting from June to October and December to January with less rain fall. Then April to May and November great for bird watching when migratory birds are in the area and during this period accommodation rates can be at low rate compared to drier seasons.
Where to stay
On your visit to Nairobi national park, you can sleep in Nairobi Tented Camp the only stunning comfortable accommodation inside the park and other lodges you can sleep in include Ololo safari lodge, Swara Acacia lodge, Masai lodge, Osoita lodge among others.
This is the easiest Kenya national park to be accessed both by air and road transport since it is located near the heart of the capital, 10 kilometers away from Nairobi city to the park.
Come visit Kenya’s oldest national park the capital of wildlife species where you cannot spend much more about transport package since it is the only one in the world that lies in a midst of its capital city.