FULL DAY NAIROBI TOUR
$170.00 – $250.00
On this full day Nairobi tour, not only will you get to see some of the cutest baby elephants playing in a special orphanage, but you can also feed giraffes in an urban sanctuary! Plus, you’ll have the chance to see free roaming lions, leopards, cheetahs, rhinos, buffalos and hippos ant Nairobi national park.
FULL DAY NAIROBI TOUR INSIGHT
Nairobi, the vibrant capital city of Kenya and largest in the country, is situated in Nairobi county in its central region. Spanning 696.1 square kilometers, it was named in honor of Enkare Nairobi, a Masai term for ‘cool water’, referencing the Nairobi River that flows through. Founded by colonial masters of British East Africa as a hub for coffee, tea and sisal production back in 1899, today it has become an unforgettable tourist destination with plenty to explore! Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway or more extended staycation; here are 4 must-visit attractions to make your trip even more exciting!
A full day Nairobi tour is designed to explore some of the amazing attractions that Nairobi has to offer? Secure a free time out of your busy schedule and take a city tour! Visit Nairobi National Park for an action-packed game drive, the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage to learn about conservation efforts, and the Giraffe Center to see the Rothschild Giraffe up close. There will also be a lunch break at the famous carnivore restaurant. Here, you can try traditional roasted meats cooked over a huge charcoal pit. So come on down and explore some of the best Nairobi offers!
HIGHLIGHTS OF FULL DAY NAIROBI TOUR
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK
Be transported back to the true wilds of Africa within this 117 square kilometer national park, right at the heart of Kenya’s capital city! Wildlife sightings are guaranteed in their native habitat – Lions, leopards, buffalos, zebra and antelopes amongst over 400 species of birds. Catch a magnificent sunset over the Ngong Hills from this vantage point. Join in a game drive with an experienced private guide for amazing views filled with acacia-dotted plains and wide open skies. For those seeking more adventure, don’t forget to try out a short safari walk near the entrance!
SHELDRICK WILDLIFE TRUST
Best known for its work in protecting elephants, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) operates the most successful orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world. The orphanage bordering Nairobi National Park offers safe haven to orphaned baby elephants and rhinos rescued from parks and reserves in Kenya. It cares for the them, including hand rearing them until they are old enough to be gradually introduced back to the wild.
Breeding of the endangered Rothschild Giraffe is one of their main programs. The calves are then released into the wild at two to three-years-old when they are independent enough to survive. Visiting giraffe center is rewarding as you’ll get some great mug shots from the giraffe-level observation tower and also have a closer engagement with the giraffes.
Meats are roasted on traditional maasai swords over a huge charcoal pit that dominates the restaurant’s entrance. The rough-hewn beams combine the rustic feel of a rural setting with that of a medieval banqueting hall. Delicacies to enjoy include leg of lamb, pork, ostrich, rump of beef, sirloin, rack of lamb, spare ribs, sausages, skewered kidneys, even crocodile
You will be picked up in the early morning at around 6AM and driven to Nairobi National Park. Here you’ll be on the lookout for wildlife including buffalo, zebra, giraffe, ostrich, hyena and of course the big cats.
Depart the park at 10.30AM and head to the elephant orphanage to delight in the most adorable creatures feeding from giant baby bottles!( This needs to be booked in well in advance)
Depart the orphanage at 12.20PM and head for lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant.
The afternoon promises more excitement and at around 2PM,we drop in at the Giraffe Center, home of endangered Rothschild’s Giraffes. On these stately grounds you can get up close and even feed these imposing creatures.
Later at around 5PM, be dropped at your hotel or the airport.
Cost as from, Maximum cost