Location of Nairobi National Park

Location of Nairobi National Park is in South-Central Kenya, 5 miles (8km) South of Nairobi Kenya. Nairobi National Park is the most top of the Kenya’s destinations in that the tourists visit the park to see various attractions and engage themselves in the most stunning activities in Nairobi park as they enjoy the most conducive environment and the beautiful scenery around.

The location of Nairobi National Park is well known for the Rhino sanctuary or the Kifaru Ark, which is one of the Kenya’s most successful rhinoceros sanctuaries, and it is one of only a few parks in East Africa where the tourists can be certain of seeing a black rhinoceros in its natural habitat. The suitable vegetation type in Nairobi National Park like the dry transitional savanna type, Acacias and many thorny varieties favors the location of the rhino sanctuary in the park.

The tourists experience the Rhino sanctuaries in the dry months of the year in their right location in Nairobi National park during the months of July to October and also January and February that’s when the rhinos can be seen on the water sources as they drinking water  in the park during that period of time. During the tourist’s visit especially one is recommended to stay at Emokoko during his or her Kenya safari in Nairobi National Park Kenya, as Emokoko is a game lodge on the edge of Nairobi National park that’s the only accessible through the park where the rhinos can be sighted with almost 3% of rhinos that can be sighted from there. The main lounge at Solio with 12% here a guest program at the 16,000 acre private Solio game Reserve, arhino breeding and conservation center.

There are  various wildlife species that can be seen on the same period of the time as one is viewing the Black Rhinos like the lion, African buffalo, giraffe, hippopotamus, blue wildebeest, plain zebras, cheetah, Thomason’s gazelle, hartebeest, common warthog, Olive baboon, black-backed jackal and many others in the Nairobi National  park. Other attractions that are sighted in the Nairobi national park includes the following.

Bird species.

Nairobi national park has got over 500 species of birds that includes both the migratory birds from Europe and North Africa, Residents and  grassland species that includes the secretary birds, Ostriches, restricted-range Jackson’s widowbird, Corncrake, Grey crowned crane, Kori Bustard, Lappet-faced vulture, Martial eagle, Pallid harrier, Sharpe’s long claw, Sooty falcon and many others.

Location of Nairobi National Park
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Nairobi National park has predominant environment is open plain with scattered acacia bushes, the western uplands of the park has highland dry forest with stands of Olea Africana, Croton dichogamus and many more. There are also scattered yellow-barked Acacia xanthophloea and a riverine forest along the permanent river in the south of the park which inhabits the wildlife of the Nairobi National Park.

Ivory Burning Monument.

Ivory Burning Monument is a historic location where 12 tonnes of ivory were burnt by the former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi in 1989, as most of it was intercepted before entering the market, stored then burnt to show Kenya’s commitment to the conservation of elephants, an zero tolerance to ivory trade. Today the site bears a monument ashes of the ivory, as well as a lawn with benches and toilets, that serves as a picnic site. The site’s location provides amazing views of the vast plains to the east.


Nairobi National Park has a cool and temperature climate, the temperatures are reasonably constant year round, and it cools off considerably at night.

Location of Nairobi National Park
Climate and Weather

There is very little rain in the Dry season between June and October. November to May, the Wet season, has two periods of rain, The ‘Short rains’ are heaviest in November and the ‘long rains’ are their peak in April. The Nairobi national park has two types of the seasons that is the wet season and the dry season, The climate in Nairobi National Park also aims a lot and favors  the various attractions and the activities too be best done in the park according to the climate in the park.

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