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Nairobi National Park Half-Day Game Drive

1. Nairobi National Park Half-Day Game Drive

Your 40-minute trip to Nairobi National Park will be in an open-roofed van, allowing you the best opportunity to see the spectacular views of the wilderness on the way there. Upgrade to the private open-sided jeep option for more comfort and to go deeper into the bush.  Your professional and experienced guide will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning and give you an informative overview of the game drive.  Once you arrive at Nairobi National Park, you'll start your 4-hour game drive in the same open-roofed van, perfect for getting a 360-degree view of the scenery. Keep your eyes peeled in search of lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, jackal, and many other animals. You should easily spot the monkeys near the gate - have your camera ready to catch these playful creatures. Standing, you'll be able to spot animals from afar in their natural habitats.  After a half-day on this exciting safari adventure, your driver will drop you off at your hotel.

From Nairobi: Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Day Trip

2. From Nairobi: Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Day Trip

After getting picked up from your hotel in Nairobi, head to the Giraffe Center, where you can see giraffes living in a semi-wild state. Learn about their behaviors, traits and conservation efforts.  You will also get the opportunity to feed these gentle giants.  Next, head to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Take a walk through the center where baby elephants wait to be fed. Watch them play in the water, gargle their milk, and discover each elephant's personal stories.  Once the youngest is fed, it's time to feed the 2-3-year-olds, some of whom are old enough to feed themselves. Watch as they hold their giant milk bottles in their trunks and make quick work of several gallons of milk.  Your final stop before heading back to Nairobi will be the Kazuri Beads Factory. Get the opportunity to admire the beautiful beads and pottery which have been handcrafted by African women.

Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Tour with Options

3. Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Tour with Options

Explore the Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, and Kazuri Beads factory on a tour in Nairobi with hotel transfers. Feed majestic giraffes, see baby elephants, or witness the craftsmanship behind locally-produced beads and pottery. Start your tour with a pickup from your hotel in Nairobi and make your first stop at the Giraffe Center. Admire the creatures as they roam in a semi-wild setting. Learn about conservation efforts and have a chance to feed these gentle giants. Continue to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, a sanctuary for orphan baby elephants. As you wander through the wildlife rehabilitation center, be enchanted by the sight of these playful animals frolicking in the water. Watch as the youngest among them are tenderly fed, followed by the 2-3-year-olds, who are now adept at self-feeding. Marvel at their dexterity as they deftly grasp their colossal milk bottles with their trunks. Conclude your tour by visiting the Kazuri Beads Factory, where you can admire the intricate artistry of the beautiful beads and ceramic pottery, all handcrafted by local women. Choose from different options to include a visit to the Karen Blixen Museum at the foot of the Ngong Hills, the Bomas of Kenya displaying traditional villages belonging to several Kenyan tribes, or a game drive in Nairobi National Park. Afterward, be conveniently transported back to your Nairobi hotel.

From Nairobi: 3-Day/2-Night Maasai Mara Group Safari

4. From Nairobi: 3-Day/2-Night Maasai Mara Group Safari

Take a 3-day tour to discover the Masai Mara Reserve, the most popular tourist destination in Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley, the reserve is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest migration, involving over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November, a phenomenal spectacle that can only be seen in the Maasai Mara. Most visitors will have the opportunity to spot one of the Big 5—lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, and rhinos. Day 1: Get picked up from your hotel in Nairobi city center at 8:00 a.m, then drive to Maasai Mara Nature Reserve. Pass the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for breathtaking views. Arrive in time for lunch after check-in at your camp. In the evening depart for a game viewing drive in the Mara Reserve. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at Miti Mingi/ Rhino camp. Return back to the camp for a sumptuous buffet dinner. Stay overnight in a big, private tent that has a bed, linen, shower, and toilet inside. Mosquito nets and a hot shower in the evening are provided. Day 2: Spend the full day exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big Five. Enjoy picnic lunches in the Reserve as you scale the Mara beauty and splendor. This day you will go all the way to the river where the wildebeest cross into Mara from Serengeti. All year round there are lots of resident Hippos and crocodiles sited at the banks of Mara river. After the game drive, you will return back to the camp for dinner, merriment and overnight. Day 3: Enjoy your breakfast, check . Journey to Nairobi where upon arrival you will be dropped back at your city center accommodation. we will serve you with a complimentary lunch at a travellers motel on the way to nairobi. Arrival is between 3 and 4 pm depending on traffic. Option: Upgrade your tour to include a hot air balloon ride. Get picked up by the balloon safari vehicle and drive to the launching area. Drift over the park as you view the animals, take in the amazing sunrise with a buffet breakfast and champagne. Alternatively, include an evening visit to the local Masai village for a cultural tour. Learn about the Masai community and interact with the local people.

Nairobi: National Park, Baby Elephant, & Giraffe Center Tour

5. Nairobi: National Park, Baby Elephant, & Giraffe Center Tour

Following an early pickup from your accommodation in Nairobi, take a short ride to the Nairobi National Park going straight for an adventurous game drive. Discover the park and all its major animals. Experience the sight of wildlife grazing majestically against the backdrop of the city skyline. The game drive will run up to 11:00 AM. After, head to the Giraffe Center, a nonprofit organization that helps educate people about endangered animals and environmental protection. Learn about giraffes from the guides and have the option to feed them by hand under the supervision of trained staff. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant and rhino orphanage inside the western end of Nairobi National Park offers a wonderful opportunity to see baby elephants being fed milk from bottles. The keepers will give you a lecture on each of them, explaining their names and the stories of how they were orphaned. It’s a great place to go and adopt a baby elephant.

Nairobi: Historic and Modern Highlights Walking Tour

6. Nairobi: Historic and Modern Highlights Walking Tour

Get picked up from your hotel and join your guide on an insightful trip through Nairobi's old and new landmarks. Begin your walking tour and seize the chance to learn about the historical information and modern-day relevance of each site you visit. Discover the Jeevanje Gardens, Nairobi City Market, Jamia Mosque, McMillan Memorial Library, Askari Monument, Stanley Hotel, Dedan Kimathi Monument, Maasai Market, Supreme Court, Kenyatta International Convention Center(Kshs. 500/$3), the Parliament Buildings, and the Holy Family Basilica. Enjoy a snack of your choice at a traditional Nairobi restaurant and experience local culture by learning some Swahili words from your guide. Finally, get dropped off back at your accommodation.

Nairobi Storytelling Tour with Former Street Kids

7. Nairobi Storytelling Tour with Former Street Kids

Discover a different side to Nairobi with this extraordinary guided tour. After meeting your guides, who are former street children brought up in the heart of the city, you will embark on a 3-hour guided walking tour as together you explore the Downtown region in the city's center.  As you walk, get real insights into the lives of local youth and street children, as your guides take you through their experience in their former 'home'. Share their captivating life stories connected to the places you visit. Hear how they ended up in the streets and learn how they survived as they teach you some of their street skills.  As you journey through Nairobi, your guides will not only explain how they transformed their lives, but also how they continue to try and improve the situations of their families and friends. Get inspired by their ghetto energy with this more intimate and personal tour. 

Nairobi National Park Full or Half-Day Tour with Guide

8. Nairobi National Park Full or Half-Day Tour with Guide

Nairobi National Park is situated 6 miles (10 km) from the heart of Kenya’s capital. Established in 1946, it has 44 square miles (114 square km) of pristine savanna with a large population of migratory game animals. For the half-day tour, after being picked up at your hotel early in the morning at 6 AM, head towards Nairobi National Park, arriving at around 6:30 AM. From there, take an exciting 4-hour game drive through the park. Stay on the lookout for many species of game animals, including black rhinos, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, and wildebeest, as well as countless species of wild birds. The park’s open border on its southeast perimeter allows a corridor for the natural migration of game animals during the seasonal rains. Don’t miss this chance to get up close with some of Kenya's amazing wildlife! Other attractions include the ivory burning site monument and walking trails at hippo pools. Following the 4-hour game viewing drive, head back to Nairobi and get dropped off at your hotel. Please note the National Park tour is 5 hours in total. Extend your trip by choosing the full-day tour option, which includes additional visits to the giraffe center, with lunch included at the tamarind. This option also includes a trip to the Karen Blixen Musuem then return back to the hotel and Pick up again at 7 PM to watch a dance show and enjoy a sumptuous dinner. Get transferred back to your hotel in Nairobi at the end of the tour at around 11 PM.

Nairobi: National Park, Elephant Orphanage & Giraffe Center

9. Nairobi: National Park, Elephant Orphanage & Giraffe Center

This is a full day comprehensive tour of the most important sites around Nairobi. You will start with Nairobi National Park, then David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Kobe Beads then Giraffe center. Animal lovers will love this full-day tour that takes visitors up close and personal with Africa’s majestic wildlife. First, enjoy a 4-hour game drive through Nairobi National Park where you can see cheetahs, hyenas, lions, leopards, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, many species of birds, and even the rare black rhino. Next, tour an elephant orphanage and a giraffe sanctuary to feed and learn more about these animals. Finish up the day with a visit to the Kobe Beads factory before heading back to your hotel.

Wasini: Scenic Boat Trip with Breakfast, Lunch, & Snorkeling

10. Wasini: Scenic Boat Trip with Breakfast, Lunch, & Snorkeling

All tours include hotel transfer (from Diani beach), boat trip, if lucky dolphin watching, snorkelling în the Marine park, lunch, quick tour of the village on the island and back. Some say: “It’s all the same”, but that’s Not true! You can book this tours either with your touroperator, in most local Travel Agencies or Safari Offices, on the beach or with “Diani Dhow”. Each tour is quitdifferent in their package or quality of service. Please compare proper before you book - Our Motto is: “Price is an issue only in the absence of value.”

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had the best day! Getting there took some time, but the ride was perfectly organized and I saw some great stuff on the way, the guys were so kind and welcoming, Jj chose the perfect pace instinctively. Even Lunch was great!

Excellent!!! I was so pleased with working with the tour company. They were easy to work with and were able to accommodate some special requests. Fantastic day at the park!!! Very knowledgeable guide.

We had a wonderful day trip to lake naivasha with Edwin. We were able to get close to the animals to take photos and loved the boat ride! Would definitely recommend this as a day trip from Nairobi!

This was the best tour I made in Nairobi. Musa was an amazing guide and I felt very safe with him. I learned a lot from him about Kibera and even got the chance to meet his family.

It was a great tour. Watson was an amazing guide. He is really friendly and I learned a lot from him.