1 Day Nairobi National Park, Sheldrick elephants and Giraffe Center: KABS0020
Our guide will pick you from your Nairobi city hotel at 6.00 a.m. and drive to the Nairobi National Park. Have a four hour tour of the National park until 10.15 a.m. when you leave the park and drive to the nearby Sheldrick Wildlife Trust for the 11.00 to 12.00 p.m visit.
The Nairobi National park is home to 4 of Africa's "Big five", that is the lion, rhino, leopard and the buffalo. This park has a large population of the rare and endangered black rhino. Other herbivores and carnivores inhabit this park. You will see giraffes, warthogs, impalas,dik diks, elands, zebras,hippos etc many different types of birds.
Lunch will be at the Tamambo restaurant. After lunch, visit the Karen Bixen museum. The Karen Blixen Museum, is the former African home of Danish author Karen Blixen, famous for her book Out of Africa which chronicles life at the estate.
Proceed to the neighbouring Kazuri beads factory, KAZURI, which means “small and beautiful” in Swahili, began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting on making handmade beads. The factory is located in what used to be part of the Karen Blixen Estate (of the Academy Award winning film "Out of Africa" fame.
Later at 4.00 p.m, drive to the AFEW, or other known as Giraffe center. The Giraffe Centre was started by Jock Leslie-Melville, the Kenyan grandson of a Scottish Earl, when he and his wife Betty captured a baby giraffe to start a programme of breeding giraffe in captivity at their home in Langata - home of the present centre. Since then the programme has had huge success, resulting in the introduction of several breeding pairs of the endangered Rothschild Giraffe into Kenyan national parks.
Depart the Giraffe center at 5.30 p.m. and transfer back to the JKIA.
Price for single traveler: US $ 255.00
Tour Package Price Includes:
- Park entrance fees, Sheldrick orphanage and Giraffe Center fees
- Government taxes
- Service of an English/German speaking professional driver/guide.
- Game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
- Exclusive transport in an all weather 4x4 Jeep or Van
- Bottled drinking water
- Emergency medical air evacuation Cover.
Things you need to budget for. The price does not include:
- Items of a personal nature