Excursions in Nairobi

             Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi has a number of diverse attractions of interest to visitors. The following are some of the popular ones:

 

Nairobi safari walk and the orphanage:

This tour starts at your residence or Hotel in Nairobi and goes to the Nairobi National Park main gate where Nairobi Safari walk and animal orphanage is located. You will start with the Animal orphanage and then finish with the Nairobi safari walk. You will then return to your destination on completion.

 

 

Nairobi National Park - 4 hours

This starts early at 6:30hrs. This unique wildlife sanctuary is tucked just 7 kms away from the bustling city centre. Several animal species roam within this park including four members of the big five, exceptional being the elephant. Animals to be found here include; lions, leopards, zebras, rhinos, wildebeests, and other species including beautiful bird life. Nairobi National Park is one of the most successful of Kenya’s rhino sanctuaries that is already generating a stock for reintroduction in the species former range and other upcoming sanctuaries. Due to this success, it is one of the few parks where a visitor can be certain of seeing a black rhino in its natural habitat. The tour returns to the city centre at sundown. A private tour of the same can be arranged in the afternoon for groups.

 

Nairobi city tour – 3 hours

This tour covers ‘the city in the sun’. This includes the city centre, city market, parliament buildings, the railway station, old Nairobi PC’s office of the 1902 and the renowned National Museum with an array of spell binding displays of the early man, tribal regalia and the flora and fauna of Kenya. Visit to the adjacent snake park will also be included.

 

 

Karen Blixen and the Giraffe Centre – 2 hours

Depart either in the morning or afternoon and drive towards Ngong Hills passing through the Ngong village to the Karen Blixen Museum, for many years her home (as seen in the movie ‘out of Africa’). Later proceed to the Giraffe Centre where you will have the chance to see the endangered Rothschild giraffe and hand feed them or drink tea with the giraffes. The tour returns to your city hotel.

 

 

Bomas of Kenya - 3 hours

Bomas is a Swahili word for villages. Bomas of Kenya is just a few kilometres from the city centre and has numerous homesteads reflecting Kenya’s cocktail of cultures which has been faithfully recreated for visitors to see traditional village life for the Kenyan communities. The greatest excitement of this visit in the afternoon will be a display of traditional dances, music and other folklore traditional songs in a splendid arena.

 

 

Carnivore experience

Departs at 1200 hrs and 1900 hrs. We recommend dinner or lunch at the carnivore which is famous for the succulent stew and barbecue dishes of game meat, as an ‘add on’ Kenya’s special visit. This will form an excellent welcome or farewell dinner/lunch.

 

 

David sheldrick wildlife trust

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a small flexible charity, established in memory of David Sheldrick, famous Naturalist and founder Warden of Kenya’s giant Tsavo East National Park in which he served from 1948 until 1976. It helps to save the lives of orphaned Elephants and Rhinos who are ultimately released back into the wild is just some of the many wildlife commitments The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is involved in.