Kenya Nairobi City Excursions

For those with limited time in Nairobi city ; we offer short ranges safaris for 1- 2 days/hours ideal for business travelers or persons having stop over in Nairobi or for those extending tours or starting tours before they embark on main safaris.

Nairobi Excursions;Giraffe center,Karen Blixen Museum,National Museums,Snake Park safaris/Lake Nakuru,Mt kenya etc

Nairobi city- 2 hrs
In slightly over 100 years, Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city has grown from a tented encampment in a black cotton swamp to one of Africa’s major holiday and business centers. In the early 1900’s it became the administrative centre for the British East African Protectorate and thus the commercial centre for a fast growing farm community.At the same time, it was attracting world attention due to the rich game in the area, becoming the centre of big game safaris for the rich and famous. In 1950, Nairobi was officially made a city by Royal Charter. While in Kenya, you can opt to do the following excursions within Nairobi city or some safari programmes that are set. You can also tailor your own for us to arrange.

Giraffe Centre-2hrs
This centre is set in 120 acres of primeval forest only 8 miles from Nairobi. It is the home to the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife, devoted to the preservation of the endangered Rothschild’s Giraffe. You will have the rare treat of hand feeding these gentle giants facing them eye-to-eye from an elevated viewing platform.

National Museums of Kenya -3 hrs
Right in the city, the museums of Kenya is replete with details of Kenya’s history, folklore, tribal customs and wildlife and also features the world’s renowned exhibits on pre-historic man and the Leakey family’s discoveries. Other historic and exhibition venues are Daphne Sheldrick Orphanage and the Nairobi National Park.

Karen Blixen Estates-2 hrs
Karen estates is the former home of Lady Karen Von Blixen, author of the book ‘Out of Africa’. The house has been preserved by the National Museums of Kenya to the time of Lady Karen’s residence. The surrounding area, now called Karen Estates, was the site of her coffee plantation. Tour her lovely home and garden which opens up to a beautiful view of the Ngong Hills.

Bomas of Kenya – 3 hrs

The tour take place daily in the afternoon .Leaving your Hotel /Residential area in the afternoon Enjoy the rich traditional music accompanied by dance at this cultural center, then take a guided tour of the different bomas The word Bomas is a Swahili word meaning (Homestead) .You will have a chance to sample the true taste of the Kenyan Culture at least more than 14 tribes of the Kenya tribes are re-presented at one enclosure. This presents the un-detached diversified Kenyan culture

Nairobi National Park – 4 hrs

Visit the Nairobi National Park only a few kilometers from the city center. Have a chance to spot at least all of the big five, only the elephant is absent. Gazzeted in 1946 , the park features 46 squire miles of pristine savanna and yet is only six miles from city centre .Bounded by Hippo pool here there are two animal orphanages Inclusive : Daphne shedricks Home for orphaned Elephants and Rhinos. You will chat with Nature yet so close in the modern bustle of the city.

Day Trip to Lake Nakuru Lodge

Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the floor of the Great Rift Valley (Gregory rift valley ) stopping to marvel at the views of the escarpment along the way at View point). Arrive at Lake Nakuru National Park for mid-morning game drive. Proceed for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge/Lion Hill Lodge Another short game drive as you get out of the park with a visit at Lake Naivasha Enroute to Nairobi. Lake Nakuru is a serene have of Birdlife .The park is most spectacular wildlife sights, that of brilliant pink flamingos as far as the eye can see. The best place to view the birds is from Baboon Cliff, among are Black Rhino, Lions , Antelopes and for sure this is a bird paradise. Drive back to Nairobi to arrive in the Evening.
Daily departure – minimum 2 persons)

Mount Kenya (Tree Hotel) – 2 days:

Day 1.
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving Mt Kenya Base Hotel in time for lunch. Afternoon guided forest nature walk.
Evening and overnight floodlit game viewing. The lodge watering holes Boast of having the highest record of animal visits and sightings in the area at a given time The visit will give you a chance to View the snowcapped Mount Kenya yet at a proximate distance fro equator.
Dinner and overnight at the Tree Hotel (Tree Tops /Mountain Lodge).

Day 2
Depart after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving approx 1200hrs
(Departs daily – minimum 2 person)

 

White Water Rafting


White water rafting is available is a one day excursion to River Tana (departing Nairobi at 08:00hrs and returning approx 18:00hrs, or 3 days excursion featuring Athis River and Mathioya. These excursions are seasonal depending on the water levels. Enquire For reservation and Availability

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