Sunday, September 18, 2016

1 Day Nairobi Big Five Tours| Nairobi Day Trips – Kenya One Day Excursions

1 Day Big Five. One Day Big five tours in Kenya include tours to Nairobi Park, Amboseli Park, Masai Mara, Nakuru and others. Nairobi big five day trips are offered as short or full day trips from your Nairobi hotel as a joining group shared safari or a private family tour. The tours are mostly all inclusive and you will get a great bargain.

Nairobi National Park Big Five Day Tour

Nairobi National Park offers part of the big five animals but does not have the elephants due to its small size. Nairobi national park is a very convenient park to visit to see the lions, rhinos, buffalos, and leopards including other animals. The park is located less than 10 minutes from your Nairobi hotel and within a short distance from the Nairobi international airport.

Nairobi national park offers a great way to view wildlife for a short 4hr game drive which is usually enough to cover the whole park in its entirety. Nairobi national park game drive tour also offers a great chance to see the over 400 bird species that can be seen in the 3 different habitats of dry forest, riverine and water environments and the savannah grasslands.
Day trip to Nairobi national park can be done early in the morning starting at 6am and end at 11am with a return to your hotel at 11.30am. You can also decide to do an afternoon game drive from 3pm and ending at 6:40pm or you can still do a full day excursion where you will even carry your own lunch.

Amboseli National Park Big Five Day Tours

Amboseli national park is the second most popular game park in Kenya after the Masai Mara. The Amboseli national park is a great place to go and see park of the big five animals like lions, elephants, buffalos and leopards. There are no free ranging rhinos in Amboseli national park but the number of elephants well compensates for that shortfall. There are more than 1200 elephants in Amboseli national park and a vast number of buffalos and other grazers.

Amboseli park is a great place to go for a wildlife day trip from Nairobi as it also offers the best view of Mt Kilimanjaro. Infact, this park is popular for the simple reason that it is next to the highest mountain in Africa- the Kilimanjaro standing at 5895m asl. The Amboseli day trip also offers the Masai culture which can be experienced at the Masai villages near the gate and the lake Amboseli views.

Nakuru Park Big Five Day Trips

Nakuru national park is a 177 sqkm protected area located in Nakuru some 160km north west of Nairobi city. The Nakuru national park is a convenient park to visit since its not too far from Nairobi and the game drive is pretty easier since its fenced on all sides making it easy to see all the animals in a day. 

Big five day trip in Nakuru is fun since you will get to see some of the big 5 animals. There are no elephants in Nakuru park since its size is too small. Nakuru national park therefore offers you a chance to see the big four of Lions, Leopards, rhinos and buffalos. There are however many other animals to see in Nakuru including hippos, giraffes, baboons, hyenas, gazelles, impalas and many more.

A big five day trip in Nakuru park is a full day excursion and it starts at 6am and ends at 6pm with a picnic lunch at baboon cliff or the airstrip. The trip includes park fees, services of a driver guide, transport, picnic lunch and drinking water.