Nairobi national park

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Kenya's Oldest national park, and the first to be established in East Africa around 1946.

It covers an area of 117 sq km, that sits so close to the city centre of the country's capital — Nairobi.

Animals you may find here include predators such as lions, hyenas, leopards, and cheetah along with impala, hippos, crocodiles, Zebra and giraffe.

Also has over 400 bird species, and is the crown jewel of Kenya's conservation drive, boasting a world renowned animal orphanage, as well as elephant and rhino sanctuaries.

Its landscape ranges from rivers, man made dams, gorges and cliffs, to forests, woodlands and grasslands, and even has its own wildebeest migration.

What to do there?Picnics, game drive, game viewing, hiking, dining at the restaurants, camping, functions and parties.

Or adopt an animal at the animal orphanage or nursery.

There also are a number of shops, selling various souvenirs and memorabilia.

Best time to visitAny time of the year

Location of Nairobi national parkNairobi national park is within Kenya's capital city — Nairobi, just minutes away from the city centre.

This is all in southern Kenya.

How to get thereBy vehicle, train, passenger buses, air, walking, cycling and any other means of transport that can be used in Nairobi.

There are two airports and the SGR train station just north of the park; However, the bus station is a bit further out.

Also close by are a number of hotels.

References1. By U.S. Department of State from United States - A Full Moon Rises Over the Savannah in Nairobi National Park, Public Domain,

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