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Nairobi Excursions
 
(Nairobi Day Tours are short trips offering you the opportunity to see the City within a short time and discover Nairobi's beauty and history. Tours include Kenya Day Tours & Excursions, Nairobi City Day Tours, Carnivore Lunch or Dinner, Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Walking City Tours and much more.


Nairobi National Park

The 117 km2 Nairobi National Park is unique by being the only protected area in the world with such a huge variety of animals and birds close to a capital city. As expected, the park is a principal attraction for visitors to Nairobi. The park has a diversity of environments with characteristic fauna and flora. Man-made dams have also added a further habitat, favourable to certain species of birds and other aquatic biota (life forms).

Nairobi City

Nairobi City Tour (3 Hours)

Our adventure begins from our hotel. As we tour the city, we see the most interesting elements of Nairobi – Parliament buildings, Kenyatta International Conference Center, City market and 1998 US Embassy Bomb blast site in Nairobi.

The city begun in 1899, and grew as a central point for the Kenya – Uganda Railway. Nairobi comes from the Masai word, "Enkare Nyrobi" meaning the "place of cool water".

Elephant Orphanage

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Africa's wildlife, especially species such as elephants and Black Rhinos. This is a unique opportunity to experience the feeding of baby orphaned elephants and rhinos...up close! Find Out More

Karen Blixen Museum
The Karen Blixen Museum is Karen Blixen's former home which was donated by the Danish government to Kenya. Karen Blixen also known by her pseudonym, Isak Dinesen, is famous for her memoir, Out of Africa. The trained and knowledgeable guides at the museum are on hand to answer any questions on the history of the museum and on Karen Blixen's life. Find Out More

Giraffe Centre

At the Giraffe Centre, guests can photograph and feed the giraffe. The Giraffe Centre is located on the grounds of the well-known Giraffe Manor, built in 1932 by Sir David Duncan. The Giraffe Centre is situated on 120 acres of land just a few miles from the centre of Nairobi, Kenya's capital city

Bomas of Kenya ("Boma" is the Swahili word for homestead)

This tour focuses mainly on Kenya’s rich culture where the 42 different tribes of the country are exhibited through dance, songs and homesteads. At the Bomas of Kenya currently there are thirty seven (37) different traditional dances collected from different tribes of Kenya.

The tribal cultural shows start everyday from 2.30pm - 4.00pm and display tribal talent in music, dance, theatre/drama, fashion show, poetry/recitals, comedies, sports and games, exhibitions, seminars, beauty contests and body building.
 
Nairobi National Museum

Nairobi National Museum is located at the Museum Hill, approximately 10 minutes drive from the Nairobi city centre, housing some of the most celebrated collections of history, culture and art from Kenya and East Africa.

The museum aims to interpret heritage of Kenya to stimulate appreciation and learning. This museum is open daily (including public holidays) from 0930hrs - 1800hrs. There are 5 exhibitions.

These are Human origins, Mammalian Radiation, Ecology of Kenya, Natural Diversity and Geology. Under Culture, Cycles of Life, Cultural Dynamism and Creativity. The history pillar has two exhibitions: Kenya Before 1850 and History of Kenya.


Nairobi Animal Orphanage and Safari Walk (KWS)


The animal orphanage is about 20 minutes drive from Nairobi's city centre. This important educational and training facility, which is housed, in the only wildlife protected area in a capital city in the world is often home to more than 20 different animals and bird species.

Major Attraction here is Bonding with orphaned animals; up-close animal view; play with the cheetah. Wildlife available includes Lion, cheetah, hyena, jackal, serval, very rare sokoke cats, warthog, ostrich, leopard, various monkeys, baboon and buffalo.

Birds include Parrot, guinea fowl, crown crane etc


Mamba Village (Nairobi Crocodile Farm) Half Day

Mamba Village Nairobi; Mamba Village Nairobi is situated an estimated 13 kilometers away from Kenya's capital city - off the Lang'ata - Karen road.

A wide range of facilities are provided at the resort, located in a spacious and serene environment accessible by a tarmac and all-weather road. An array of leisure and outdoor activities are available to visitors of Nairobi Mamba Village. Mamba Village Nairobi recreational options include :

* Crocodile Pens

* Camel, Horse, Boat Riding

* Ostrich Park, Bird watching trail

* Man-made lake Boat Riding facilities

* Amphitheater& a Botanical Garden replete with rare exotic medicinal plants and trees


Nairobi Railway Museum

Nairobi Railway Museum is a railway museum in Nairobi, Kenya, adjacent to Nairobi Railway Station. Railway Museum in Nairobi, located in an old Railway Building is dedicated to the history of the railroad in Kenya.

A collection of steam locomotives and rolling stock are on display including a model of the MV Liemba, built by the Germans and still in use along Lake Tanganyika.

The carriage used during the hunt for the Man-eater of Kima in 1900 is exhibited in the yard of the Railway Museum, a familiar story not unlike the Man eaters of Tsavo.

In both tales, a lion halted the construction of the railway line by attacking laborers at their camps.

Kiambethu Tea Farm (Limuru)

Our tours takes us to Kiambethu Farms, a lush and lovely tea estate in the Limuru Highlands where we enjoy lunch hosted by Fiona Vernon, granddaughter of the original settler. Kiambethu still produces tea leaves of the same variety that her grandfather grew when he was the first to plant tea in Kenya almost one hundred years ago.

Established in 1910 by the first family to farm tea in Kenya, it has been home to four generations, including the original owner’s granddaughter Fiona Vernon and her husband Marcus, who now operate a lovely restaurant out of their home.

Fourteen Falls in Thika Day Trip


Fourteen Falls in Thika — Name from the 14 successive falls of water on the Athi River. Activities like Boating, Fishing, Photography, Walks and Bird Watching are the major attractions of this Day Trip.


Half Day Paradise Lost Tour from Nairobi


Half Day Paradise Lost — Picnic site with 2.5 years old stone age Caves. Enjoy Nature Trails, Amid Bird Watching, Horse Riding, Camel Riding, Feeding Masai Ostrich, Fishing, Coffee Farms and Boat Rides.

Carnivore Experience (Lunch or Dinner – 2 Hours)

This tour takes you to dine at the world famous Carnivore Restaurant. Its heart is the barbeque pit, where an open flame roasts a wide variety of familiar and exotic meats – Kenya’s finest Molo lamb marinated in garlic, beef, spare ribs and chicken wings, as well as crocodile and ostrich, to name just a few.

The meats arrive table side on giant metal spears and are carved at your table. Year after year the Carnivore Restaurant has been voted as one of the top 50 best restaurants in the world.


Horse Riding Safari's in Naivasha


Horse Riding Safari's in Naivasha are set amidst the dramatic beauty of Kenya’s Rift Valley, each ride is tailored to your level of interest and ability. Explore the private 80,000-acre Kedong Ranch from the back of one of our Horses.

Only an 80-kilometre car ride or short flight from Kenya’s capital city Nairobi, this spread of earth submits stunning views of Lake Naivasha, Aberdares, Kinangop mountain range, Hell’s Gate Gorge and a close up of Mt. Longonot.

Lake Naivasha Day Visit/Trip from Nairobi

Lake Naivasha — Visit Crescent Island for a Nature Walk, Wildlife watching and an optional Boat Ride on Lake Naivasha and Elsamere home — Joy Adamson


Mount Longonot Day Trip/ Hike from Nairobi


Mount Longonot — Full Day tour Hike that takes 1½ hours walk to getting to the rim of the crater and a Walk around the crater which takes approximately 3 hours.

Enjoy wonderful views of lake Naivasha and the Great Rift Valley.

Hells Gate National Park (Day Trip from Nairobi)


Hell's Gate National Park is a tiny park located between Lake Naivasha, Longonot and Suswa volcanoes and it is an ideal venue for a weekend retreat far from the urban life of Nairobi.

The park provides a variety of wildlife, unusual flora and many species of birds and is one of the two only Kenyan Parks where climbing, walking and biking are allowed.

Animals seen here include Bushbuck, Dikdik, Gazelle, Gnu, Hartebeest, Impala, Klipspringer, Buffalo, Hyrax, Zebra, Hyena, Jackal, Mongoose, Baboon, Monkey and Porcupine amongst others.
 
Lake Nakuru National Park (Day Trip from Nairobi)

Lake Nakuru National Park is situated approximately 100 miles from Nairobi, a two hours drive from Nairobi city.

The park is a sanctuary of rhinoceros and the Rothschild's Giraffe and has a large reserve of over 300 species of birds, which make it an ideal site of bird lovers.

The main attraction here include thousands of Flamingo (Greater and Lesser), 56 different species of mammals, Waterfalls: Makalia among others.

Oldoinyo Sabuk National Park Day Tour


Oldoinyo Sabuk National Park Day Tour — Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park
Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park makes for a nice day trip from Nairobi, being located just 65 km from the city.

Highlights include: Montane landscape, Hiking, Wildlife watching, Butterfly Kingdom, Unusual burial site to the grave of Sir William Northrup McMillan, Geology, Abundant bird life among many other features.
 
Tana river whitewater rafting

White Water Rafting on Tana River or Athi River (Full Day)

Just 60 Miles from Nairobi, the Tana River offers an exciting day of White–Water thrills (and often spills). The adventure starts with 3 kilometer of easy class II and III white–water, where there is plenty of opportunity to gain and practice the paddle skills required to run the lower part of the river.

A 6 kilometer section follows, and now guests have an hour or more to relax, view the abundance of bird life around, cool off with a swim the Tana is very warm in comparison rivers in the United States or Europe, (around 20C) or just work on your sun tan.

The Tana River is a drop pool river offering and exciting day of white water rafting. The adventure starts with a 3 km of easy class II and III white water, where plenty of opportunity to gain the practice of paddle skills required running the lower part of the river.
 
Mount Kenya Climb One Day Trek

Mount Kenya Climb One Day Trek — Designed for guests who have limited time and who are not interested in reaching any of the summits.

Ol Pejeta/Sweetwaters Conservancy Day Trip Safari from Nairobi

Ol Pejeta/Sweetwaters Conservancy Day Trip Safari from Nairobi is only a three hour drive from Nairobi on good roads, Ol Pejeta conservancy is the closest place for you to come and see the big 5.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy boasts an astounding variety of animals including the non-indigenous chimpanzees and the big 5 (the endangered black rhino, leopard, elephant, buffalo and lion).

Masai Ostrich Park, Kitengela - Kenya

Ostrich Park Kitengela — Feed Ostriches!


Masai Ostrich Resort/ Park is located 45 kilometers from Nairobi on the Athi River/ Kitengela Plains and 30 minutes from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The Ostrich Park is 7 kilometers off the Nairobi - Arusha road.

Amboseli National Park (Day Trip from Nairobi)


Our adventures in the bush take us to spectacular Amboseli National Park. Romantically situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is famous for its tremendous variety of big game.

In addition to elephant, antelope, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and Lion, Amboseli is sought after by travelers in–the–know for its breathtaking scenery and easily approachable wildlife.

Distance from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park: 265kms / 159miles. Time 4 ½ hours by road.

 
   
The Great Migration

Serengeti Annual Wildebeest Migration Safari

One of the greatest natural wonders of the world is the annual Great Migration that
crosses the Serengeti region of northern Tanzania. Travel with us and you
will travel right into the heart of the terrain where this remarkable animal trek occurs.

 
 
   
Serengeti Hot Air Balloon Ride Safaris
Serengeti hot air balloon ride
 

A Serengeti hot air balloon ride is an adventure that can easily be included in safari itineraries that include at least two nights in central Serengeti or Western Corridor Camps (Grumeti River Camp, Kirawira Camp, Mbalageti Camp, etc).

 
 
     
 
 
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