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Nairobi city the capital of Kenya

Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya and it occupies an area of 696 km2 with an estimated population of 3million people. It composed of all the 42 tribes of Kenya and the major tribes being luo, Luhya, kikuyu, Akamba and kalenjin.  The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare which means a place of "cold water," it was also the Maasai name for the Nairobi River, which in turn lent its name to the city. However, it is popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun" and is surrounded by several expanding villa suburbs.

 

Nairobi is the only city in the entire world that has a National park very close to it and it is a city within a city.
To enjoy the city and its wonderful sceneries, take the advantage to walk in the bustling capital city of Kenya, Nairobi

Nairobi National Park Excursion

Discover the abundance of wildlife on the doorsteps of Nairobi on a full-day exploration of Nairobi National Park. See its rhino sanctuary, more than 80 species of mammals, and a prolific bird population.

Drive through the park, accompanied by your proficient guide, as you track the big game. Don't miss the opportunity to spot lions and identify birds from a hugely diverse population.
Nairobi National Park is the closest park to the capital and one of Kenya's most successful rhinoceros sanctuaries. Your guide takes you on a comprehensive tour of the park's fauna and flora, explaining the different species that call it home as well as the many migratory herbivores that visit during the dry season.

Nairobi National park was Kenya’s first national park and it was established in 1946. It has  a unique ecosystem by being the only protected area in the world close to a capital city. The park is located only 7 km from Nairobi city centre. There are  man-made dams within the park which have added a further habitat, favorable to certain species of birds and other aquatic biomes.
Major wildlife attractions are Black rhino which is an endangered wildlife species, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, among others and diverse birdlife with over 400 species recorded.

Other attractions include the Ivory burning site Monument, Baboon escarpment, Leopard cliff, Impala observation site, Nairobi Safari Walk, the Orphanage and the walking trails at hippo pools.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • •    Opportunity to spot more than 80 species of mammals
    •    Rhino sanctuary & prolific bird population
    •    Identifying large game species across the area
    •    Views of Nairobi's skyscrapers from the park
    •    In-depth & comprehensive tour with an expert guide

INCLUSIONS

  • •    Guided tour of Nairobi National Park
    •    Admission fees
    •    Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Nairobi hotel
    •    Live commentary is provided in English

KNOW BEFORE YOU BOOK

  • •    At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.
    •    Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.

PRODUCT DETAILS

A full day game drive safari that price may go down depending on the number of participants on the safari, the type of vehicle-safari land cruiser, tour van or safari mini-bus and the safari lodge chosen or if you chose to join a group.

Departs: Daily Minimum 1 person

Price will include:

-Transfers from your Nairobi hotel to the game park and bark
-All government levies
-All park entry fees
-Accommodation and meals [full board basis]

Price will exclude: Drinks and personal effects

Other Info: Children between 3-11yrs pay 50% of adult price

CANCELLATION POLICY

You can cancel free of charge until 5 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

LOCATION

Nairobi National Park, Nairobi

•    PRICE PER TRAVELLER - BEST PRICE GURANTEED
•    150$ Each for a minimum of 02 clients
•    135$ Each for a minimum of 03 clients

Nairobi National park was Kenya’s first national park and it was established in 1946. It has  a unique ecosystem by being the only protected area in the world close to a capital city. The park is located only 7 km from Nairobi city centre.There are  man-made dams within the park which have added a further habitat, favorable to certain species of birds and other aquatic biome.

Major wildlife attractions are Black rhino which is an endangered wildlife species, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, among others and diverse birdlife with over 400 species recorded.

Other attractions include the Ivory burning site Monument, Baboon escarpment, Leopard cliff, Impala observation site, Nairobi Safari Walk, the Orphanage and the walking trails at hippo pools.

BREAKFAST/LUNCH GIRRAFE MANOR-GIRRAFE CENTRE, KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM & KAZURI BEADS



Karen Blixen, Giraffe Centre and Daphne Shedrick
$170.00

Visit a giraffe breeding and conservation program and learn about one of the rarest breeds, the endangered Rothschild's giraffe. Stroll through the former home of Karen Blixen, the illustrious author of the prominent novel Out of Africa, used in the filming of the Oscar-winning movie.

Begin your half-day tour with a trip to the Giraffe Center in Nairobi. Admire the valuable work the non-profit organization is attempting to stabilize the rare Rothschild's giraffe population. Learn how over 50 of the striking creatures have been released into the wild, and see the young calves currently residing in the 120-acre (49 ha) site.

Continue to the Karen Blixen Museum, former home of the Danish novelist and author of Out of Africa. The building still houses many of the original furnishings and some newer pieces donated by the makers of the celebrated film. The museum adds further context to the movie, providing a fascinating glimpse into East African colonial life in the dying years of the British Empire.

Product details
This includes a visit to the famous Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Center and Daphne Shed-rick

Karen Blixen


- Its located 10km from the city center at the foot of Ngong hills Come and have a memorable experience at the museum
Here we have guided tours where you will find a museum shop which offers handicrafts, posters and postcards, the movie out of Africa, books and other Kenyan souvenirs.

Giraffe Centre


It was established in order to protect the endangered species of Rothschild giraffe, that is found only in the grassland of East Africa. The main attraction for visitors is feeding giraffes from a raised observation platform.

Daphne Shed rick Elephant Orphanage-


I t was started to protect and rescue elephants. David Shed rick wildlife trust is located within the Nairobi National Park and the sanctuary cares for orphaned baby Elephants, tame black and white, Rhinos-calves and adults. come see, feed and make friends with the elephants. Its an experience that you never want to miss and one that you will never forget.

KAZURI BEAD FACTORY & POTTERY CENTRE
The Kazuri Bead factory and Pottery Centre is a good stop for those interested in local crafts. The ceramic beads, pottery and leather goods are all handmade by disadvantaged women. "Kazuri" means "small and beautiful" in Swahili and was named by the founder when she started the company with just two Kenyan employees in 1975. The factory now employs more than 300 women, all working hard but with great joy. You can get a tour of the factory and watch the beads and pots get fired and glazed, it takes about an hour in total. In the weekends the factory/workshop may be closed, but the shop is still open, so you can purchase souvenirs. The Bead Factory is a popular stop en route to, or from, the Karen Blixen museum, and other sites in the Karen neighbourhood. Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 8.30am - 6 pm, and Sundays from 9 am - 4 pm.

HIGHLIGHTS

•    Kenya's wildlife & natural history within Nairobi
•    Insight into Out of Africa—a famous novel by Karen Blixen
•    Sets & scenery used in the distinguished motion picture
•    Effective breeding & conservation center for giraffes
•    Wonderful opportunity to safely interact with the creatures
INCLUSIONS
•    Admission fees
•    Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Nairobi hotel
•    Live tour commentary provided in English

Excursion to Olpejata Conservancy


Price: 200$ per person for at least two
Departure time highly recommended we leave very early in the morning in order to maximise on the game drive at the conservancy.
Large enough to accommodate a whole host of unique activities, game drive routes and diverse wildlife, but small enough that you can do almost all of them in eight hours. For the pressed-for-time and the spontaneous, Ol Pejeta is one of the best wildlife conservancy's in Kenya to do a day trip.
After a morning game drive, day trippers can visit the chimpanzees and endangered species enclosure, before grabbing a bite to eat at Morani's Restaurant or parking up in a designated campsite for a picnic. The afternoon can be spent visiting Baraka the blind black rhino, keeping curiosity wild at the education centre, and perhaps winding down with another game Guardianship - We are caretakers of the land, safeguarding endangered species and ensuring the openness and accessibility of conservation for all.
Innovation - An innovative attitude is part of our make-up, we empower our people to think the same way and embrace new approaches to conservation.
Authenticity - We provide natural wilderness experiences, backed up by scientifically credible conservation and genuine interactions with wildlife.
From a working cattle ranch in colonial Kenya, to a trailblazer of conservation innovation - the story of Ol Pejeta is as enchanting as it is inspirational.
Today, Ol Pejeta is the largest black rhino sanctuary in east Africa, and home to three of the world’s last remaining northern white rhino. It is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a Sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market. It has some of the highest predator densities in Kenya, and still manages a very successful livestock programmers. Ol Pejeta also seeks to support the people living around its borders, to ensure wildlife conservation translates to better education, healthcare and infrastructure for the next generation of wildlife guardians. 
In 2014, Ol Pejeta achieved IUCN Green List status, one of only two conservancies in Africa to be awarded this. IUCN Green Listing aims to define excellence in managing valuable natural areas. We have also been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence three years running - a testament to the incredible experiences treasured by all who visit Ol Pejeta.
In 2015, we published our 2020 Management Plan - which was developed by our staff in consultation with a range of stakeholders, and sets out our vision for the years leading up to 2020, outlining the major projects that will help us to deliver our vision. We want to become an innovative and sustainable model that conserves biodiversity (particularly endangered species) and contributes to economic growth and the improvement of the livelihoods of rural communities.

HIGHLIGHTS

•    Opportunity to spot more than 80 species of mammals
•    Rhino sanctuary & prolific bird population
•    Identifying large game species across the area
•    Views of Nairobi's skyscrapers from the park
•    In-depth & comprehensive tour with an expert guide
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INCLUSIONS

•    Guided tour ot Nairobi National Park
•    Admission fees
•    Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Nairobi hotel
•    Live commentary is provided in English
________________________________________

KNOW BEFORE YOU BOOK

•    At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.
•    Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
There is an optional activity of not only visiting the last 03 Northern white Rhinos where Sudan is for an additional fee of 40$.

Kenyatta International Convention Centre


Kenyatta International convention centre is Located at the heart of Kenya’s capital- Nairobi. It is an icon and a landmark of Kenya. It offers a wide range of state-of-the art conference, Exhibition events facilities and catering services. It has 29floors to the top and it offers a helipad or a view tower which gives delegates a unique panoramic view of Nairobi city in 360 degrees. It is also ideal for mini dinners and cocktails. The icon was named after our late 1st president, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta
The centre has outdoor facilities that offer a unique experience that is both refreshing and revitalizing.

Charges for going up to the top are USD 15 per person  

Giraffe Centre

The Giraffe Centre is located at Langata, approximately 5 kilometres from the centre of Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in order to protect the endangered Rothschild giraffe, that is found only in the grasslands of East Africa.The main attraction for visitors is feeding giraffes from a raised observation platform. The centre is also home to several warthogs which freely roam the area along with the giraffes.  

Bomb Blast Site

The blast occurred in 1998 in Nairobi town at around 10am, at co-operative house of Kenya in which hundreds of people were killed, others turned blind, and others were left widows and widowers’ orphans among others.

The site has been transformed with monuments, gardens and trees and there is a giant granite memorial wall inscribed with the names of the dead including 12 Americans.

The site was established in memory of those who lost their lives in the blast.
Charges are 20 Kshs regardless of the nationality.

Karen Blixen Museum


Karen Blixen Museum is located 10km from the city centre at the foot of Ngong Hills and it was once the centre piece of a farm owned by Danish Author Karen and her Swedish Husband, Baron Bror von Blixen Fincke. The Museum gained international fame with the release of the movie ‘Out of Africa’ an Oscar winning film based on Karen’s an autobiography by the same title.

At the Museum guided tours are offered and you will find a museum shop which offers handicrafts, posters and postcards, the Movie ‘Out of Africa’, books and other Kenyan souvenirs.  The grounds may be rented for wedding receptions, corporate functions and other events.

Come and have a memorable experience at Karen Blixen Museum.

Kibera Slum Tour

Kibera is home to more than a million Kenyans, hailing from every national tribe, all living in a small area that covers just 2.5 km2. Slum tourism has some negative connotations, but tours are meant to benefit the local community and various social projects to better the lives of those living in Kibera. It is also an eye-opening experience for visitors to Kenya, who may otherwise only see a side of the country bereft of modern culture and "real life", especially those travelling on a luxury safari itinerary. The local guides are from Kibera themselves and offer a good insight into daily life. If you choose to visit Kibera, then, make sure you always ask permission to take photos, and expect to spend a little money on local community initiatives. Kibera tours are walking tours, expect to get muddy shoes, but you are safe with a guide.

Kazuri Bead Factory and Pottery Centre

The Kazuri Bead factory and Pottery Centre is a good stop for those interested in local crafts. The ceramic beads, pottery and leather goods are all handmade by disadvantaged women. "Kazuri" means "small and beautiful" in Swahili and was named by the founder when she started the company with just two Kenyan employees in 1975. The factory now employs more than 300 women, all working hard but with great joy. You can get a tour of the factory and watch the beads and pots get fired and glazed, it takes about an hour in total. In the weekends the factory/workshop may be closed, but the shop is still open, so you can purchase souvenirs. The Bead Factory is a popular stop en route to, or from, the Karen Blixen museum, and other sites in the Karen neighbourhood. Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 8.30am - 6 pm, and Sundays from 9 am - 4 pm.

Bomas of Kenya

Bomas of Kenya is located in Langata, Nairobi near the main gate of Nairobi National Park. BOMA” is a Swahili word which means homestead, and this are some of what you will find and see at this famous venue located a few minutes’ drive from the City Centre.

Bomas is good for a short visit, traditional dancing, acrobats, and an empty afternoon whereas it is not good for a long visit, people with high expectations.

Some of the things you expect to see here includes; wonderful diversity of cultures that make up Kenya, Different aspects of Kenyan culture are displayed that include living styles, crafts, music and dancing.The traditional dances are collected from the different tribes of Kenya.

Carnivore Restaurant

 

Carnivore is best known for its carnivore’s meat. It is the ultimate 'Beast of a Feast'. A variety of meat including ostrich, crocodile and camel, meat is roasted over charcoal and carved at your table. Delicious side dishes and an exceptional array of sauces complement this fixed price feast that also includes soup, a selection of desserts and Kenyan coffee. Set in attractive tropical gardens, the service and the décor are outstanding.

The Carnivore is also home of the Simba Saloon, a delicious a la carte restaurant by day and Nairobi's most popular nightclub. The informal indoor/outdoor atmosphere, exceptional snacks and the pulsating rhythms of Africa combine to ensure an exciting ambiance.

Lunch is @ $30 per person
Dinner is @ $35 per person 

David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

The orphanage was started to protect and rescue elephants, it is situated on the outskirts of Nairobi (approximately 45 minutes drive). David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is located on a plot within the Nairobi National Park and the Sanctuary cares for orphaned baby Elephants, tame black and white rhino calves and adults, come see, feed and make friends with the elephants. It is an experience you never want to miss and one that you will never forget

Nairobi National Museum

Nairobi National Museum is located at the Museum Hill, approximately 10 minutes drive from the Nairobi city centre accessible both by public and private means. Built in 1929, this is the flagship museum for the National Museums of Kenya, housing celebrated collections of Kenya's History, Nature, Culture and Contemporary Art.
Main attractions at the museum include

  • Art Gallery
  • Temporary Exhibitions
  • Botanical Gardens and Nature Trail
  • Shopping and dining facilities

Mamba Village

Nairobi Mamba Village Resort is located in Nairobi's leafy Karen Suburb, about 13 Kilometers away from the hustle and bustle of Kenya's Capital City. Mamba Village is a great place to see crocodiles, ostriches, giraffes, and even rabbits in Nairobi and also to connect with them.

You can also visit places like:

  • Nairobi night trail at Safari park hotel for a very splendid experience
  • Utamaduni Arts & Crafts for a cultural experience and for cultural shopping experience.
  • Nairobi railway Museum
  • Nairobi safari walk
  • Fourteen falls in Thika
  • Paradise lost
  • Maasai market to appreciate the diverse culture of Kenya.
  • Ngong racecourse for horse racing and excellent African jockeys.
  • Ngong forest for hiking
  • Maasai Ostrich Park in Kitengela
  • Kibera Slum

Lake Nakuru National Park i

Lake Nakuru National Park is one of Kenya’s two Premium Parks, and is a birdlover’s paradise. It is originally protected
as a bird sanctuary, this park hosts over 400 bird species, including 5 globally threatened species, and is an important stop on the African-Eurasian Migratory Flyway. This park was also the first national Rhino sanctuary and hosts one of the world’s highest concentrations of the Black Rhinoceros apart fron rhinos you will also find wildlife like,warthogs,baboons and many more.The National Park, was established in 1961 and it’s are is approximately 188km2.

 

Water Rafting

Water rafting in Athi River is one of the sports tourism in Kenya.

Golfing

For golf lovers, one can spend the whole day playing golf and interacting with people from different countries, competiting amongst each other and socializing at Windsor golf hotel & county club.

Hell's Gate National Park


Hell's Gate National Park is situated to the south of Lake Naivasha in Kenya, North West of Nairobi.  It covers an area of 68km2. The park has both wildlife and bird life and some of the wildlife you will find in this park includes, buffalo, Zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson gazelle, baboons, serval cat, klipspringer antelopes and prolific birdlife features 103 species.

Major attractions and activities include:

  • Aruba Dam
  • Game viewing
  • Raptor nesting in cliffs
  • Spectacular Gorge walk
  • Hot springs
  • The Olkaria Geothermal Station
  • The Mervyn Carnelley Raptor Hide
  • Fischer’s Tower
  • Tourist circuits, nature trails and picnic site
  • Hiking
  • Camping Bird watching
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Rock climbing
  • Cycling

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