Find amazing deals on Nairobi excursions; packages crafted to introduce you to the “Green city in the sun” and what it has to offer. Once you land at the JKIA airport whether on a business trip or taking a vacation in Kenya, excursions are a great way to begin your stay in Kenya.
The Nairobi excursions cover the city and its historical monuments, a visit to Nairobi National Park the only national park located in a city in the whole world. Nairobi National Museum, Keren Blixen, Giraffe Centre, Bomas of Kenya, day trips to Lake Nakuru & Naivasha, Kiambethu tea farm and the famous Carnivore restaurant are worth a visit. In essence spend quality time, as you bond & have fun with your family & friends on weekends as you undertake Nairobi excursions.
Short Tours & Trips
Are you on a layover or stopover and can spare a few hours? Let us pick you from the airport and take you on safari in Nairobi national park and take you back for your flight to your next destination. Nairobi national park is the only park located within a city in the whole world. Basically in less than half an hour you can be having the time of your life viewing wildlife in their natural habitat.
Nairobi national park is not a zoo; you can enjoy a game drive and encounter lions, wildebeest, cheetahs, black rhinos, leopards, antelopes and gazelles among others. Furthermore there are many bird species for bird watching enthusiasts. Contact us today and give us a chance to be your first contact to the gateway of East Africa.
Nairobi Excursions, City Tours & Short Day Trips
Daphne Sheldrick Orphanage
The orphanage is run by Daphne Sheldrick, the wife of the late famous naturalist, David William Sheldrick who was the founder Warden of Tsavo East National Park in Kenya from its inception in 1948 to 1976.
Every day of the week at 1100 Hours, the baby animals are brought from the National Park for a mud-bath at the orphanage. Thereafter for an hour you can get close to them and sometimes touch them. You may not feed the animals but will get a chance to view the handlers feeding them.
Private Baby Elephant View
The private session at 3.00pm allows you to touch the animals and feed them. This requires advance booking. During this time the elephants are fed with a special milk formula. Additionally the baby elephants are taken care of by their handlers who feed, wash, play and offer emotional support. Significantly this care will countinoe until they can survive in the wild and then they are translocated to different Parks and Reserves.
In addition, there is a keeper who will give a talk about the elephants, where they came from and their progress. You can get really close to the elephants. The orphanage also takes in rhinos and so if you are lucky you will get the chance to see a young rhino.
The Giraffe Center is situated in Langata, Kenya, about 5 kilometers from the city’s core. It was created to safeguard the Rothschild giraffe, an endangered species that can only be found in the grasslands of East Africa.
Jock Leslie-Melville, the Kenyan grandson of a Scottish Earl, founded the Giraffe Centre. When he and his wife Betty captured a newborn giraffe.
Consequently they begin a program of to breed giraffe in captivity at their home in Langata. Numerous breeds of Rothschild Giraffe have now been introduced into Kenyan national parks as a result of the program’s enormous success since that time.
Nairobi National Park
Nairobi national park was the first park to be established in 1946.It is located approximately 7 kilometers (4 miles) south of the city centre. This is the only National park located in a city in the world. The only thing separating the wildlife and the metropolitan area is a fence.
Nairobi’s skyscrapers can be seen from the park. Indeed, the proximity of urban and natural environments has caused conflicts between the animals and local people.
However despite its proximity to civilization and relatively small in size for an African national park. Nairobi national park boasts a large and varied wildlife population. Migrating herbivores gather in the park during the dry season, and it is one of Kenya’s most successful rhinoceros sanctuaries.
Four of the Big five can be seen, the park can not accommodate the Elephants due to its size. Other animals include giraffes, antelopes, resident wildebeest and bird life. This tour takes four hours and includes the Nairobi Safari Walk. We have two daily departures open at 0600 hrs and the other at 1500 hrs.
Nairobi City Tour
This tour familiarizes one with Nairobi City with Shopping malls, Nairobi Museum, Snake park Parliament Buildings and offices. The tour takes about Three hours. 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”.
Karen Blixen Museum
The Karen Blixen Museum, located 10 km outside of Nairobi, Kenya, “at the foot of the Ngong Hills”. This is the former African home of Danish author Karen Blixen, famous for her book Out of Africa.
The Karen Blixen Museum is open every day between 9:30 and 6pm, including on weekends and public holidays. Visitors have the opportunity to take part in continuously offered guided tours of the house. In addition the house features rooms designed in both the original decor and with props from the 1985 film.
The grounds, which feature original equipment from the coffee farm, are also available for touring. There is also a gift shop. The grounds of the museum are available to rent for weddings, corporate functions, and other events.
Bomas Of Kenya
Bomas of Kenya offers Kenya in miniature. It is the boiling pot of Kenya’s diverse cultures and a must visit to all visitors. Situated 10 km from Nairobi city centre, and about 1 km past the main entrance of the game-filled Nairobi National Park. Bomas of Kenya lets you see the wonderful diversity of cultures that make up this fascinating country.
But you can combine a visit to both spectacular tourist venues. At Bomas, different aspects of Kenyan culture are displayed including life styles, crafts, music, and dancing.
Carnivore is an open-air restaurant in the Langata suburb of Nairobi, Kenya. Carnivore’s specialty is meat, and features an all-you-can-eat meat buffet. They serve a wide variety of meat and are famous for their game meat. It is a popular tourist destination. It’s the cherry on the cake for every safari experience.