Nairobi Excursions

Nairobi National Park Half Day Tour (4 hours)

Nairobi National Park is the only park of its kind in the world with wildlife and birdlife in their natural habitation inside a city. The Nairobi National Park is Kenya's unique and unspoilt haven within sight of the city's skyline. The buffalo, rhino, zebra, cheetah, lion and giraffe live and wonder freely in this park. The many antelopes and plenty of gazelles grace the park in their cool attractive colours. The wildlife can be seen roaming in this open plain chunk of broken bush, scrubs and grass. The more than 300 hundred bird species fly low and high, walk on the grassland, lodge within the trees and bushes, displaying their multiple colours. The ornithologists would find these birds interesting to watch.

Nairobi City Tour

Take this tour excursion of ‘City in the Sun’ as the Nairobi City is nicknamed. Mix the tour with both driving and walking. You will have a local guide to show you around. Take all your time to shop, take photographs of the City’s landmarks such as: the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Parliament Buildings, the famous colorful Nairobi Maasai Market, the Kenya National Archives and the National Museum of Kenya.

The Carnivore Experience

The Carnivore The Charcoal Grill Pit Ranked among the top 50 Restaurants in the world. Enjoy eating ‘nyama choma’, Kiswahili words for ‘roasted meat’. If you love barbeque, don’t miss this world famous Carnivore when you visit Nairobi. ‘Meat’ at the Carnivore where a wide range of meats are roasted: Hartebeest, Crocodile, Gnu, Zebra, Ostrich, beef, pork, lamb and chicken. The meat is served with special sauces which are Carnivores secret. When you get to the restaurant, just sit and watch the meat coming in great varieties. It your stomach to determine how much to eat for there is a lot of meat served. Drinks are charged separate. Lunch starts at 1pm while dinner is served from 7pm. A wide variety of vegetarian dishes are also available. Don't miss this great Kenya experience.

Bomas of Kenya

Visit Bomas of Kenya during the week days for an elaborate cultural Tour of the ‘various Kenyan villages’ built at the Bomas of Kenya. Each ‘village’ or arrangement of the homestead is fashioned as per the specific community. After the Cultural Village Tour, get entertained to the cultural dances. The songs are drawn from different communities. Bomas of Kenya is located south west of Nairobi 10kms from the City Centre.

The word ‘Bomas’ means ‘homestead’. It is a representation of Kenya’s cultural heritage. The numerous traditional songs that are danced each day from 1430 hours to 1700 hours are drawn from different communities in Kenya. The dance entertainments take place in the Main Bomas Hall.

Thereafter one can take a walk to the traditional arts under the trees to eastern direction of the Main Boma Hall. These huts are symbolic of the Kenyan traditional homesteads. The site of each homestead make one understand the diversity of Kenyan cultures and the village life. At the Bomas there is great excitement. A variety of traditional souvenirs are sold and you may be lucky to taste Kenyas specialty – the traditional dishes.

Giraffe Centre Tour and the Karen Blixen Museum Tour

Depart in the morning and drive south west of Nairobi to the Giraffe Center situated in Karen. The Giraffe Centre also known as The African Fund for Endangered Wildlife Kenya (A.F.E.W. Kenya) is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization, which was founded by Betty and Jock Leslie-Melville in 1979.

The Giraffe Centre was founded in a bid to save the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, which had lost its natural habitat in Western Kenya to agriculture and there were only 130 left in the wild. Funds were raised and four herds were moved to four parks namely: Lake Nakuru National Park, Mwea Game Reserve, Ruma National Park and Nasalot Game Reserve.

Depart for the Karen Blixen Museum, 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.This is the beautiful farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, lived between 1914 and 1931, until she left Kenya after a series of personal tragedies