Are you in and around Nairobi on a personal or business visit and keen to plan a wildlife photography tour around Nairobi for a few days? Nature Wanderers has custom designed some programs so that when you are in the vicinity of the city, you also get a chance to photograph some iconic wildlife and cover key destinations like Nairobi National Park, Lake Naivasha and Lake Nakuru. Read below for more details.
This special package gives you the chance to visit and experience the spectacular Kenyan wildlife in a short duration of time, while being close to Nairobi. The carefully chosen locations are abundant with all wildlife Kenya is known for. Located close to the capital city, Nairobi National Park provides the distinct opportunity to view and photograph African wildlife in the backdrop of a cityscape. Lake Naivasha is a shallow, freshwater lake and is the highest lake of the Rift Valley, again located a short drive away from Nairobi. Lake Nakuru is only a 3-and-a-half-hour drive from the city and is the location where you can witness the gathering of millions of pink flamingos.
HIGHLIGHTS : BIG CATS / BIRDS / FLAMINGOES
LOCATION : NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK / LAKE NAIVASHA / LAKE NAKURU
Upon your arrival at Nairobi, you will be transported to our lodge, located close to the National Park, which is only a half an hour drive from the city. Once you have checked in, you can have your breakfast/ lunch, and then head into the park for your first game drive. The rest of the day will be spent inside the park and you will come back to your lodge in the evening. Dinner and a restful sleep will follow.
Beginning early morning, you have the whole day to explore and experience the wildlife inside the park. Our experienced drivers and guides will be with you every step of the way to make sure you have a memorable and wholesome game drive. Once you are back at the lodge, it is advisable to pack before you call it a night, as you will be traveling the next day.
After a quick morning drive around the park, you will be leaving for your lodge at Lake Naivasha. The journey by road will take about 2 and half hours. On arrival, you can either rest and enjoy the scenic beauty around your lodge, or you can go for a short walk around the lake. Dinner will be at the lodge.
Post breakfast at the lodge, the whole day will be dedicated in exploring Lake Naivasha and its surrounding forests. You can go for nature walks or opt for a boating excursion. The area boasts of a large variety of resident as well as migratory birds. Lunch will be packed and you will return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and a restful night’s sleep.
After a quick morning walk around the lake, you will be leaving for Lake Nakuru. The travel time will roughly be around 2 hours and after you have checked in, you can go for a short hike around the lake and watch the sunset. Dinner will be at the lodge.
The day will begin early as Lake Nakuru offers brilliant game drives, nature walks and picnic opportunities. You can spend your whole day with the flamingos teeming on the lake surface or do a game drive as well in the surrounding forests, where you will have the chance to spot the big game species. Evening will be spent at the lodge.
Once you have had your morning coffee and breakfast, you will be leaving for Nairobi, after a quick drive around the lake. On arrival at Nairobi, you will either be dropped off at the airport or at your hotel, as per your convenience.