Nairobi Excursions, Tours and Short Safaris
Nairobi City Tour/Excursion
Take this tour excursion of ‘City in the Sun’ as the Nairobi City is nicknamed. Mix the tour with both driving and walking. You will have a local guide to show you around. Take all your time to shop, take photographs of the City’s landmarks such as: the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Parliament Buildings, the famous colorful Nairobi Maasai Market, the Kenya National Archives and the National Museum of Kenya.
Nairobi National Park Day excursion
Nairobi National Park is the only park of its kind in the world with wildlife and birdlife in their natural habitation inside a city. The Nairobi National Park is Kenya's unique and unspoilt haven within sight of the city's skyline. The buffalo, rhino, zebra, cheetah, lion and giraffe live and wonder freely in this park. The many antelopes and plenty of gazelles grace the park in their cool attractive colours. The wildlife can be seen roaming in this open plain chunk of broken bush, scrubs and grass. The more than 300 hundred bird species fly low and high, walk on the grassland, lodge within the trees and bushes, displaying their multiple colours. The ornithologists would find these birds interesting to watch.
Bomas of Kenya Tour
The Bomas of Kenya feature various Kenyan tribal boma (homestead), each boma is fashioned as per a specific community. The site of each homestead make one understand the diversity of Kenyan cultures and the village life. At the Bomas there is great excitement. A variety of traditional souvenirs are sold and you may be lucky to taste Kenyas specialty – the traditional dishes.
Giraffe Centre Tour and the Karen Blixen Museum Tour
Depart in the morning and drive south west of Nairobi to the Giraffe Center situated in Karen. The Giraffe Centre also known as The African Fund for Endangered Wildlife Kenya (A.F.E.W. Kenya) is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization, which was founded by Betty and Jock Leslie-Melville in 1979.
The Giraffe Centre was founded in a bid to save the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, which had lost its natural habitat in Western Kenya to agriculture and there were only 130 left in the wild. From the giraffe centre you will depart for the Karen Blixen Museum on the outskirts of Nairobi. Karen Blixen's history dates back to 1914, during the First World War, with the arrival of Karen Blixen from Denmark. At the foot of Ngong Hills, Karen Blixen established herself as a farmer. After her departure in 1931, the suburbs retained the commemorative home of Karen. This is the beautiful farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, lived between 1914 and 1931, until she left Kenya after a series of personal tragedies.
Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage Tour/Excursion
David Sheldrick Elephant orphanage where you come close to elephant calves! Daphne Sheldrick As part of the David Sheldrick Conservation Foundation rehabilitates baby elephants and other wildlife here at her home just outside of Nairobi National Park. These babies have lost their mothers to poaching, death, injuries, on getting lost in the wild or other tragedies. Daphne and her dedicated staff raise them to be released back into the wild when they are ready. Its worth visiting and see humanitarian care to the wildlife and the heart it takes to care. They charge a small entrance fees instead you can buy a souvenir or donate for the conservation.