GIRAFFE CENTER DAY EXCURSION
The giraffe center is a wonderful and refreshing experience undertaken during your Safaris excursion in Nairobi. The tour gives a completely up close and personal interaction where guests have the opportunity to view giraffes as well as feed them.The African Fund for Endangered Wildlife Kenya (A.F.E.W. Kenya) also known as the Giraffe Center is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization, which was founded by Betty and Jock Leslie-Melville in 1979.
DAVID SHEDRICK DAY EXCURSION
David Sheldrick is a world–class conservation figure and the premier authority on the successful raising of milk–dependent infant elephant and rhino orphans.Its approximately 45 Minutes drive from Nairobi city centre,
David Sheldrick’s Animal Orphanage, is open for only an hour daily for the public. You can visit between 1100 Hours and 1200 Hours every day and see the elephants being fed and playing. In addition, there is a keeper who will give a talk about the elephants, where they came from, how they are getting on, and how some of the previous orphans are progressing. 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.
KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM DAY EXCURSION
Karen Blixen Museum is located on the outskirts of Nairobi on Karen road. Its 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. The Danish government donated the house, and the surrounding land to Kenya after independence.
The house was restored by the Danish government, and was used during the filming of "Out of Africa" which immortalized Karen Blixen’s book by the same name. The museum was opened to the public in 1986.
BOMAS OF KENYA DAY EXCURSION
This is a short tour which 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 SNAKE PARK DAY EXCURSION
This park is situated adjacent to the Nairobi National Museum and is a 10 minute drive from the city. It’s a popular attraction for both local and foreign tourists and receives up to 123,000 visitors on a good year.
The Nairobi Snake Park was set up in 1961 as a research facility and breeding for reptiles and snakes. It quickly gained popularity as thousands of visitors flocked into the park to watch the numerous numbers of reptiles.
Attractions to Nairobi Snake Park include a wide range of snake species as well as: Vertebrates such as fish both marine and freshwater, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Invertebrates such as the giant snails, baboon spiders, Mombasa train millipede, crayfish, and freshwater prawns.
NAIROBI NATIONAL MUSEUM DAY EXCURSION
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.