The Nairobi National Park, a gem in the city

Ever wondered what it would be like to enjoy a game drive without having to leave the city? The answer lies in the short distance to the Nairobi National Park, found right in the heart of the city, The Nairobi National Park boasts a large and varied wildlife population and is one of Kenya’s most successful rhinoceros sanctuaries.

Giraffe, buffalo, crocodile, hippopotamus, lion, leopard, baboon, zebra, wildebeest and cheetah are just some of the residents that call the Nairobi National Park home. Bird watchers will be pleased with the numerous species of birds that perch atop the acacia trees.

The park has picnic facilities that allow the visitors to relax and experience tranquility on the King Fisher, the Mokoiyiet and the impala. A bit of Kenya’s history can be found here with the historic ivory burning by former President Daniel Arap Moi being done on a site at the park.

In addition to the wonderful scenery, the park has an authentic camping site offering the thrill of camping in the wild.

As the day cools and the sun sets, there’s nothing as thrilling as a chance to catch that moment where a lion decides it’s time to feed.