Duration: 1 day.
- Close encounter with wildlife.
- Family friendly.
- Free hotel pick up and drop off included.
- Provided water.
What you can expect.
Join this unique one day city tour full of fun and wildlife activities. You will start by leaving your hotel in the morning and spending a few hours at the Nairobi National Park, the one and only park within a city in the world. Then, you will visit David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage young orphaned elephants are brought after being rescued and fed until they are matured to be released to the wild. Next is a visit to then Giraffe Centre where you feed the friendly Rothschild’s giraffes. You will then break for lunch at the Mamba village (crocodile park at own expense) love birds gift shops. Then, visit the Karen Blixen museum, the house in the movie out of Africa. Finally, visit Bomas of Kenya-Nairobi Tribal Tour Place. Bomas (homesteads) displays traditional villages belonging to the several Kenyan tribes. Enjoy local traditional dances and acrobats and clients join as well in the celebration of the local culture.
Safari starts at 6:30 am to Nairobi National Park and get the chance to see more than 100 different species of animals including; lion, cheetah, leopards, giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, rhinos, zebras, gazelles, impalas, elands, hartebeests, hyena, jackal, civet cats and many more.
The animals are easy to spot and you should look out for the white and black rhinos in the park as they are main item on your game driving experience. The lions will take some time to track but eventually, you will find them. Hippos can be seen at the river or in some of the numerous man made earth dams in the park. Cheetahs mostly are fond of staying in the large plains to the southernmost fringes of the park where plains game prey is plentiful and easy to catch.
Leave the park after extensive tour at 10 am then head to David Sheldrick’ Ophanage, located on the edge of Nairobi National Park. Since its inception, the project has hand-reared more than 150 baby elephants that have been orphaned in the wild, often due to poaching. The orphanage helps to reintegrate in the wild, often due to poaching. The orphanage helps to reintegrate these gorgeous creature into the wilds of Tsavo National Park in the East of the country. Experience this fascinating venture and see the baby elephants being fed by their keepers.
Proceed to giraffe centre. The centre has been ostensibly set up as a breeding center for the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe, but now operates conservation/education programs for Kenya school children. There is good information on giraffes available and an elevated feeding platform where visitors meet the resident giraffes face to face.
Lunch break at Mamba Village.
Continue on to Bomas of Kenya, which offers Kenya in miniature. It is a must visit to all visitors. Bomas of Kenya lets you see the wonderful diversity of cultures that make up this fascinating country. Bomas different aspects of Kenya culture are displayed including living styles crafts, music and dancing.
The word Bomas was derived from “boma”- as Swahili word for enclosed homestead and there are now many different “Bomas”, each one representing one of Kenya’s major ethnic groups.
Continue on to the Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Centre, popularly known for the movie “Out of Africa” visit the Lang’ata Giraffe Centre where you can feed the endangered Rothschild’s giraffes and to the Karen Blixen Museum of the “Out of Africa” fame.