A short drive out of Nairobiâ€™s central business district is the Nairobi National Park. Wide open grass plains and backdrop of the city scrapers, scattered acacia bush play host to a wide variety of wildlife including the endangered black rhino, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes and diverse birdlife with over 400 species recorded. Visitors can enjoy the parkâ€™s picnic sites, three campsites and the walking trails for hikers.
The endangered black rhinoceros is protected here and the park supplies black rhinos to other national parks. Take a game drive to see four of the â€œBig Fiveâ€- lions, leopards, buffalo and rhinos, but no elephants. Walking trailscan be enjoyed, along with five picnic sites. Bird watchingis popular here, with 400 species recorded.Turtle and tortoise watching can also be enjoyed.
Close encounters with the Big five and witness the annual wildebeest migration - the 7th wonder of the world!
Experience Tanzania's most famous and impressive game parks - Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro COnservation Area.
The Machame route is also referred to as the whiskey route as it is considered to be more difficult and more intoxicating than the Marangu (coca-cola) route.