1 Day Nairobi National Park Safari

1 Day Nairobi National Park safari is a short Kenya wildlife safari that travellers with limited time to spare can take to experience an African safari and see some of the common wildlife species that include among others buffaloes, giraffes, and cheetahs. Spend an awesome day game viewing while on a game drive, picnic with your packed lunch or have from a selected restaurant in the park, bird watching before you return to the city. The short drive from Nairobi city to Nairobi National Park takes about only 2 hours, making it very accessible. Book this 1 Day Nairobi National Park safari and get to experience a true Kenya safari, in the capital city!

1 Day Nairobi National Park Safari
1 Day Nairobi National Park Safari

Tour Highlights of 1 Day Nairobi National Park safari

  • Big5 minus elephants
  • Other wildlife like giraffes and gazelles¬†
  • Bird watching
  • Lunch
  • Transportation

Detailed Itinerary

This 1 Day Nairobi National Park safari starts with an early pickup from your hotel/apartment of stay by our driver guide. He will welcome to your 1 Day Nairobi National Park safari and then brief you about it before you embark on a scenic road drive to the park. During the drive, enjoy sightseeing on the way and also get to watch the city and all its bustle kick off in the morning. Once you reach Nairobi National Park, you will head straight for a morning game drive, which can last 3-4 hours. During the game drive, enjoy your game viewing experience and look out for as many wildlife species as possible. Some of the wildlife species you are sure to encounter in Nairobi National Park include the Big5 minus the elephants, hyenas, gazelles, giraffes, elands, and so much more including pools of hippos. Look out for various bird species in the park during the game drive. After, you will proceed to one of the carnival restaurants from where you will have a sumptuous meal for lunch.

After your sumptuous lunch at a selected restaurant, you can choose one of the two options below;

Option one

After lunch, you can continue with a game drive in Nairobi National Park as you search for the Big five except the elephant which is not resident here. This afternoon game drive can take 1-2 hours. Enjoy the view of Nairobi city as a backdrop of Nairobi National Park during the game drive.

Option two

After lunch, you can head to the Nairobi Animal Orphanage, which is inside the park for a visit. Nairobi Animal Orphanage was founded in 1963 so as to provide a home to injured and orphaned wildlife in the park, treated and rehabilitated before they are re-introduced to the wild. The orphanage has lions, cheetahs, serval cats, warthogs, leopards, buffaloes, various monkey species among so many others. While at the Nairobi Animal Orphanage, travellers get to see the animals up-close and also learn of how they are taken care of from when they get in the orphanage.

1 Day Nairobi National Park Safari
Nairobi National Park Safari

Once done with either option of your afternoon activity, you will proceed to depart Nairobi National Park for the city taking with you only memories and maybe some amazing pictures you could have taken. You will then be dropped off at your point of pickup.

End of 1 Day Nairobi Park safari


  • Park entrance fees
  • Transportation to and from the park
  • Lunch
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • Bottled drinking water in the vehicle


  • Air ticket
  • Visas
  • Extra activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips and souvenirs
  • Beverages
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