Tagged: nairobi nature trails

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Olorngelai Nature Trail

The remote, rarely visited Olorngelai Nature Trail, once a favorite with mountain climbers, is on a 100m high fault scarp west of the Ngong Hills. Massive rocks, high cliffs, chimneys and shallow caves dot...

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Ololosokuan Nature Trail

For adventure seekers and nature lovers, Ololosokuan Nature Trail offers a unique blend of hiking, bouldering and sightseeing, all rolled into an exhilarating two to three hour escapade. Situated close to Nairobi at the...

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Nairobi National Park

Revised on 4 December 2015 The distant view of Nairobi’s skyline as you marvel at wildlife in their natural habitat at Nairobi National Park is breathtaking. Nairobi is perhaps the only city in the...

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Nairobi Botanical Garden

The Nairobi Botanical Garden is a little know strip of green space nestling between the Nairobi National Museum buildings and the Nairobi River, about 10 minutes walk from the Central Business District (CBD). A...

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Nairobi Arboretum

The Nairobi Arboretum owes its existence to the construction of the Kenya Uganda Railway back at the beginning of the 20th century. What could the Nairobi Arboretum and trains have in common?… you silently wonder....

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Nairobi City Park

As parks go in this city, Nairobi City Park stands above most in its rich biodiversity. A recent biodiversity survey of the Park by Friends of Nairobi City Park identified about 988 species of...

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Karura Caves & Waterfalls

A visit to Karura Caves & Waterfalls inspires wonder at how such tranquility and natural splendor could exist within a big city. It is situated in Karura Forest about 5km outside the Nairobi central business...