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Ngong Forest Sanctuary Nairobi Walking Day Tour

Ngong Forest Sanctuary tour is a half-day excursion and takes place in Ngong Forest – one of the only very few forests in the world that exists within a city. Our Ngong Forest Sanctuary walks take 2 hours and is guided by a qualified naturalist and accompanied by a security guard. Walkers learn all about Forest’s history, its Indigenous plants and trees, and its amazing bird and animal life.

Only 6 km from Nairobi’s central business district, the Ngong Forest is a precious resource for Kenya’s capital city. The Ngong Forest Sanctuary comprises 538 hectares of forest, 80% indigenous forest, and the rest exotic Eucalyptus plantations, located within the larger Ngong Road Forest Reserve.

In an unusual and dynamic movement on the part of the Kenyan Government, an area of 600 hectares of this urban forest has been entrusted to the management of a private charitable trust – the Ngong Forest Sanctuary Trust.

Ngong Forest Sanctuary walk is great for those interested in mammals, trees, wildflowers, and birds or who would like to just walk in the forest. The walk in the forest offers bird watching, plant identification, and animal life accompanied by a professional naturalist. Nairobi plays host to 605 different species of birds, which is more bird species within the boundaries of a capital city than any other in the world. 110 of them can be found in the Ngong Forest Sanctuary.

Some of the species include Grebes, Cormorants, Darters, Egrets, Herons, Hamerkop, Storks, Ibises, Goose, Ducks Vultures, Kites, Buzzards, Eagles, Plovers, Sandpipers, Doves, Pigeons, Turacos, Owls, Cuckoos, Swifts, Kingfishers, Bee-eaters, Mousebirds, Woodpeckers, etc.

During your, Ngong Forest Sanctuary walk, you may see over 35 species of mammals which include Bush Buck, Dik Dik, Duiker, Suni, Leopard, Hyena (spotted), Baboon, Vervet Monkey, Aardvark, Porcupine, Squirrel and Tree Hyrax. Ngong Forest Sanctuary has 208 species of indigenous trees, plants Amphibians such as Toads and frogs, and reptiles such as tortoises, Lizards, and snakes which together create a stunning sanctuary in the heart of Nairobi.

Ngong Forest Sanctuary walk takes approximately 2 hours through the forest or around the dam that attracts large numbers of birds and even leopards that have been spotted there. After the walk enjoys a sumptuous lunch at the Rangers Restaurant and returns back to your hotel residence.

Ngong Forest Sanctuary Nairobi Walking Day Tour Itinerary

0800 Hours: We pick you up from your residence after breakfast and transfer you to the Ngong Forest Sanctuary which lies about 6 km from Nairobi City Centre off Ngong road.

0900 Hours: We arrive at the main entrance gate off Ngong road and depending on your interest, you are accompanied by a professional forest ranger/ guide for the half-day activity. Ngong Forest Sanctuary walk is great for those interested in mammals, trees, wildflowers, and birds, or who would like to just walk in the forest.

Ngong forest sanctuary Nairobi walking day tour takes approximately 2 hours through the forest or around the dam that attracts large numbers of birds and even leopard has been spotted there. The walk in the forest offers bird watching, plant identification, and animal life accompanied by a professional naturalist.

During your Ngong forest sanctuary walk, you may see over 35 species of mammals which include Bush Buck, Dik Dik, Duiker, Suni, Leopard, Hyena (spotted), Baboon, Vervet Monkey, Aardvark, Porcupine, Squirrel, and Tree Hyrax. Nairobi plays host to 605 different species of birds, which is more bird species within the boundaries of a capital city than any other in the world. 190 of them can be found in the Ngong Forest Sanctuary.

Some of the species include grebes, cormorants, darters, egrets, herons, storks, ibises, ducks, vultures, kites, buzzards, eagles, plovers, sandpipers, doves, pigeons, turacos, owls, cuckoos, swifts, kingfishers, bee-eaters, mousebirds, woodpeckers, etc.

Ngong Forest Sanctuary has 208 species of indigenous trees, plants Amphibians such as Toads and frogs, and reptiles such as tortoises, Lizards, and snakes which together create a stunning sanctuary in the heart of Nairobi.

1200 Hours: After the walk enjoy a sumptuous lunch at the Club Barn or Steve Steve Steak House and return back to your hotel residence. (Note that this is at an extra cost).

Ngong Forest Sanctuary Nairobi Walking Day Tour Price

Ngong Forest Sanctuary Nairobi Walking Day Tour Prices Include:

Guide + Security provided + It does include the activity of choice + Transportation from your hotel/ Residence to the Forest Sanctuary and back + A portion of your payments go to the Ngong Forest Sanctuary Trust, contributing to the conservation of this highly valued natural resource

Activity

Price Per Adult

Children Aged 8 to 12 Years 

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 Guided Bird Walks 2 Hours Request for rates Request for rates

Notes

* You can bring along bird guides, binoculars, cameras, and maybe some drinking water
* Dressing may depend on the weather but generally light clothing and walking shoes are recommended
* The walks last 2 hours on average. We will allocate you a guide experienced in birding and an armed ranger


Ngong Forest Sanctuary Nairobi Walking Day Tour Rates Do Not Include:

* Lunch
* Drinks
* Tips or gratuity
* Travelers Insurance
* Communication charges
* Minimum of one person required
* Visas, international airfares and airport taxes; meals
* Sightseeing not included in the package; optional activities
* Lunch at the Club Barn or Steve Steve Steak House or your favorite joint
* Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport)

Ngong Forest Sanctuary Nairobi Walking Day Tour

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