Nairobi Excursions, Kenya Safaris
Excursions within Nairobi
Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi has a number of diverse attractions of interest to visitors. The following are some of the popular ones:
ASSNE 501: Nairobi National Park - 4 hours
This tour begins at 1400 hrs. This unique wildlife sanctuary is tucked just 10 kms away from the bustling city centre. Several animal species roam within this park including four members of the big five, exceptional being the elephant. Animals to be found here include; lions, leopards, zebras, rhinos, wildebeests, and other species including beautiful bird life. Nairobi National Park is one of the most successful of Kenya's rhino sanctuaries that is already generating a stock for reintroduction in the species former range and other upcoming sanctuaries. Due to this success, it is one of the few parks where a visitor can be certain of seeing a black rhino in its natural habitat. The tour returns to the city centre at sundown. A private tour of the same can be arranged in the morning for groups.
Price: US$ 120 per person
ASSNE 502: Nairobi City Tour - 3 hours
This tour covers ‘the city in the sun’. This includes the city centre, city market, parliament buildings, the railway station, old Nairobi PC’s office of the 1902 and the renowned National Museum with an array of spell binding displays of the early man, tribal regalia and the flora and fauna of Kenya. Visit to the adjacent snake park will also be included.
Price: US$ 45 per person
ASSNE 503: Karen Blixen and the Giraffe Centre - 2 hours
Depart either in the morning or afternoon and drive towards Ngong Hills passing through the Ngong village to the Karen Blixen Museum, for many years her home (as seen in the movie ‘out of Africa’). Later proceed to the Giraffe Centre where you will have the chance to see the endangered Rothschild giraffe and hand feed them or drink tea with the giraffes. The tour returns to your city hotel.
Price: US$ 60 per person
ASSNE 504: Bomas of Kenya - 3 hours
Bomas is a Swahili word for villages. Bomas of Kenya is just a few kilometres from the city centre and has numerous homesteads reflecting Kenya’s cocktail of cultures which has been faithfully recreated for visitors to see traditional village life for the Kenyan communities. The greatest excitement of this visit in the afternoon will be a display of traditional dances, music and other folklore traditional songs in a splendid arena.
Price: US$ 65 per person
ASSNE 505: Carnivore Experience
Departs at 1200 hrs and 1900 hrs. We recommend dinner or lunch at the carnivore which is famous for the succulent stew and barbecue dishes of game meat, as an ‘add on’ Kenya’s special visit. This will form an excellent welcome or farewell dinner/lunch.
Price: US$ 45 per person
ASSNE 506: Day Trip to Lake Nakuru National Park
(Daily departure - minimum 2 people)
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive along the floor of the Rift Valley stopping to marvel at the views of the escarpment along the way. Arrive Lake Nakuru National Park for mid-morning game drive. Proceed for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge. Another short game drive as you drive back to Nairobi arriving early evening.
Price: US$ 210 per person