Many visitors to Kenya head straight from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to their safari and beach destinations, spending little time in Nairobi.

So many places to Visit

For some however, spending a day or two in the capital is a good way to begin a holiday in Kenya, providing a useful introduction to the country at large. Among places to visit while in Nairobi includes; Giraffe Centre, Karen Blixen,Nairobi Museum, Karura Forest, Railway Museum, Bomas of Kenya and NairobiNational Park – the only park within a City in the world.

Places to Visit on a Day Trip

We mostly use the community neighboring the area as Guides/Rangers in the tours/hikes For the Hiking trips they are divided in two for speedy and leisurely Hikers who prefer walking slowly watching birds or enjoying nature. Below is a list of places worthy paying a visit.

Bird Forest Trips
Gatamaiyu Forest, Mt Longonot, Mt Suswa, Oloroka Mountains, Elephant Hills Aberdares, Karura Forest.
Mountain/Hill Trips
Olorgesaille Mountains, Mt Longonot, Lukenya Hills.
Safari Trips
Table Mountains, Otuttu Hills Elementaita

    Kinale Hills

    Day Trips

    The Kinale hill ‘miniature’ of Mt Longonot lies on the floor of the rift valley adjacent to Kikuyu Escarpment. The hill rises at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level, on the Eastern side which is the windward side. …

      Menengai Crater

      Day Trips

      Menengai crater (2490mhigh), is enormous, about 12 km across and 500m deep, situated on the Northernside of Nakuru. It is the second largest surviving volcanic crater in the world, with a surface area of 90kmsq

        Mt Suswa Hike

        Day Trips

        Mt Suswa is a magnificent extinct volcano in the Rift Valley. It is famed for the many caves on its E slopes, which are all easy to access and none are too long or complex. No special gear or knowledge…

          Mt. Longonot Hike

          Day Trips

          The name Longonot is derived from the Maasai word Oloonong’ot meaning mountains of many spurs or steep ridges. Longonot Park is 90 km from Nairobi and covers 52 square km, most of it being occupied by Mt. Longonot – a young volcano rising…

            Ol Donyo Orok Mountain

            Day Trips

            The Ol Donyo Orok Mountain also called Namanga Hills is situated in southern Kenya to the Tanzanian border in the Namanga Division. The mountain is a stretched triangular shape, almost like an arrow pointing north. The short side faces the…

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