City Excursions are short tours offering you the opportunity
to see the City within a short time and discover Nairobi's
beauty and history. Tours include Kenya Day Tours &
Excursions, Nairobi City Day Tours, Carnivore Lunch
or Dinner, Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Walking City
Tours and much more.
is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The city lies
on the Nairobi River, in the south of the nation, and
has an elevation of 1795 meters or 5500 feet above sea-level)
City Tour (3 Hours)
adventure begins from our hotel. As we tour
the city, we see the most interesting elements
of Nairobi – Parliament buildings, Kenyatta
International Conference Center, City market
and 1998 US Embassy Bomb blast site in Nairobi.
city begun in 1899, and grew as a central
point for the Kenya – Uganda Railway.
Nairobi comes from the Masai word, "Enkare
Nyrobi" meaning the "place of cool
National Park Night Game Drives (2.5 Hours) Nairobi National Park
Night Game Drives are a more exciting
way to spend a night in Nairobi. Nairobi National
Park is completely different in the dark.
The big cats come out to hunt and you will
see animals you won't see during the day.
a completely different world. Lions sleep
all day and hunt in the evening, most of the
cats are active just before and after sunset
and this is when we take our guests on night
a spotter and a light we look and listen for
the animals, it’s an amazing experience.
Animal behavior is quite different at night
so observing the animals in the dark is a
big part of any safari.
Center - Nairobi Day Tour
giraffe center is a wonderful and refreshing
experience undertaken during African Spice
Safaris excursion in Nairobi. The tour gives
a completely up close and personal interaction
where guests have the opportunity to view
giraffes as well as feed them.
African Fund for Endangered Wildlife Kenya
(A.F.E.W. Kenya) also known as the Giraffe
Center is a non-governmental, non-profit making
organization, which was founded by Betty and
Jock Leslie-Melville in 1979.
Blixen Museum - Kenya Tours (Nairobi Excursion)
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.
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. The Danish government donated
the house, and the surrounding land to Kenya
house was restored by the Danish government,
and was used during the filming of "Out
of Africa" which immortalized Karen Blixen's
book by the same name. The museum was opened
to the public in 1986.
Centre, Karen Blixen Museum & Kazuri
tour starts at the Giraffe Centre, an elevated
treetop aerie where we may hand feed giraffes,
quite literally face–to–face.
Established by Jock and Betty Leslie-Melville
in 1979 as a sanctuary for the rare Rothschild
giraffe, the Centre has a feeding platform
where they exchange kisses with visitors
for pelleted food.
a resident expert also presents a private
briefing on the Centre’s work to save
the endangered Rothschild giraffe.
tours takes us to Kiambethu Farms, a lush
and lovely tea estate in the Limuru Highlands
where we enjoy lunch hosted by Fiona Vernon,
granddaughter of the original settler. Kiambethu
still produces tea leaves of the same variety
that her grandfather grew when he was the
first to plant tea in Kenya almost one hundred
in 1910 by the first family to farm tea
in Kenya, it has been home to four generations,
including the original owner’s granddaughter
Fiona Vernon and her husband Marcus, who
now operate a lovely restaurant out of their
of Kenya ("Boma"
is the Swahili word for homestead)
tour focuses mainly on Kenya’s rich
culture where the 42 different tribes of
the country are exhibited through dance,
songs and homesteads. At the Bomas of Kenya
currently there are thirty seven (37) different
traditional dances collected from different
tribes of Kenya.
tribal cultural shows start everyday from
2.30pm - 4.00pm and display tribal talent
in music, dance, theatre/drama, fashion
show, poetry/recitals, comedies, sports
and games, exhibitions, seminars, beauty
contests and body building.
tour takes you to dine at the world famous
Carnivore Restaurant. Its heart is the barbeque
pit, where an open flame roasts a wide variety
of familiar and exotic meats – Kenya’s
finest Molo lamb marinated in garlic, beef,
spare ribs and chicken wings, as well as
crocodile and ostrich, to name just a few.
meats arrive table side on giant metal spears
and are carved at your table. Year after
year the Carnivore Restaurant has been voted
as one of the top 50 best restaurants in
Sheldrick is a world–class conservation
figure and the premier authority on the
successful raising of milk–dependent
infant elephant and rhino orphans. Daphne
Sheldrick's Animal Orphanage, can be only
be visited for an hour every day between
11am and noon.
this hour the baby elephants are brought
out to play and to feed, and visitors can
watch them from behind a rope. Wardens are
on hand to explain the work of the orphanage
and to answer any questions.
visit's can be arranged with African Spice
Safaris at 1500 Hours for a cost of 550
US Dollars (1 to 4 Guests). The Private
visit allows you to touch and feed the baby
Elephants with fomulated milk.
National Park – Carnivore
Restaurant lunch – Bomas of Kenya Cultural
visit (Full Day)
National Park is located approximately 4 miles
(7 kilometers) from the city of Nairobi, Kenya's
capital. Species found in the park include
buffalo, baboon, rhinoceros, zebra, cheetah,
hartebeest, gazelles, hippo, leopard, lion
combination of wildlife game viewing with
lunch break at Carnivore restaurant and a
visit to Bomas of Kenya gives you a perfect
blend of what Nairobi has to offer in a full
Water Rafting on Tana River or Athi River
60 Miles from Nairobi, the Tana River offers
an exciting day of White–Water thrills
(and often spills). The adventure starts
with 3 kilometer of easy class II and III
white–water, where there is plenty
of opportunity to gain and practice the
paddle skills required to run the lower
part of the river.
6 kilometer section follows, and now guests
have an hour or more to relax, view the
abundance of bird life around, cool off
with a swim the Tana is very warm in comparison
rivers in the United States or Europe, (around
20C) or just work on your sun tan.
Tana River is a drop pool river offering
and exciting day of white water rafting.
The adventure starts with a 3 km of easy
class II and III white water, where plenty
of opportunity to gain the practice of paddle
skills required running the lower part of
National Museum is located at the Museum Hill,
approximately 10 minutes drive from the Nairobi
city centre, housing some of the most celebrated
collections of history, culture and art from
Kenya and East Africa.
museum aims to interpret heritage of Kenya
to stimulate appreciation and learning. This
museum is open daily (including public holidays)
from 0930hrs - 1800hrs. There are 5 exhibitions.
are Human origins, Mammalian Radiation, Ecology
of Kenya, Natural Diversity and Geology. Under
Culture, Cycles of Life, Cultural Dynamism
and Creativity. The history pillar has two
exhibitions: Kenya Before 1850 and History
animal orphanage is about 20 minutes drive
from Nairobi's city centre. This important
educational and training facility, which is
housed, in the only wildlife protected area
in a capital city in the world is often home
to more than 20 different animals and bird
Attraction here is Bonding with orphaned animals;
up-close animal view; play with the cheetah.
Wildlife available includes Lion, cheetah,
hyena, jackal, serval, very rare sokoke cats,
warthog, ostrich, leopard, various monkeys,
baboon and buffalo.
include Parrot, guinea fowl, crown crane etc
National Park is located in Nairobi
- as a capital city, is unique in having a wildlife
park on its doorstep. Indeed the city abuts
the Nairobi National Park on all but the southern
perimeter so it is possible to photograph a
rhino, browsing peace fully among the whistling
thorn with high-rise office buildings in the
of the wildlife is migratory and when vegetation
and water are present outside the Park, they
move out into Masai land through the unfenced
is also a resident population of plains game
and predators so a visit at any time of the
year is a rewarding experience. Well laid
out, with exceptionally well-maintained roads,
the Park is a model for all others, geophysical
the most popular species only the elephant
is an absentee. But the rest of the Big Five:
leopard, lion, buffalo and rhino - as well
as a multitude of other creatures are all
Cultural Experience Tour with Shopping (Full
Cultural Tour with shopping takes
us to Utamaduni Arts and Crafts; located in
the peaceful Nairobi suburb of Langata (with
postcard views of the famous Ngong hills)
Utamaduni is housed in a former homestead
with an acre of lush gardens.
are over 30 stalls selling good quality art
and craft, jewelry, paintings etc. We also
get to visit the African Heritage Gallery,
located at the Carnivore grounds and also
Kazuri Beads Cottage industry.
will be served at the Karen Blixen Coffee
Garden Restaurant. After lunch depart for
Saigeri where the Masai Village (Manyatta)
is situated. The drive takes you to Ngong
Hills and then descends into the picturesque
a brief introduction into Masai culture, you
proceed to the Manyatta. Witness the warlike
dance performances and inspect the Manyatta
whilst interacting with the people and learning
about their customs and forms of art. Depart
late afternoon for Nairobi.
Village Nairobi; Mamba Village Nairobi
is situated an estimated 13 kilometers away
from Kenya's capital city - off the Lang'ata
- Karen road.
wide range of facilities are provided at the
resort, located in a spacious and serene environment
accessible by a tarmac and all-weather road.
An array of leisure and outdoor activities
are available to visitors of Nairobi Mamba
Village. Mamba Village Nairobi recreational
options include :
Camel, Horse, Boat Riding
Ostrich Park, Bird watching trail
Man-made lake Boat Riding facilities
Amphitheater& a Botanical Garden replete
with rare exotic medicinal plants and trees
Per Person :Entry
Free / Activities Chargable
Railway Museum is a railway
museum in Nairobi, Kenya, adjacent
to Nairobi Railway Station. Railway
Museum in Nairobi, located in an old
Railway Building is dedicated to the
history of the railroad in Kenya.
collection of steam locomotives and
rolling stock are on display including
a model of the MV Liemba, built by
the Germans and still in use along
carriage used during the hunt for
the Man-eater of Kima in 1900 is exhibited
in the yard of the Railway Museum,
a familiar story not unlike the Man
eaters of Tsavo.
both tales, a lion halted the construction
of the railway line by attacking laborers
at their camps.
Snake Park sits adjacent to
the Nairobi National Museum and is a
10 minute drive from the city. It’s
a popular attraction for both local
and foreign tourists and receives up
to 123,000 visitors on a good year.
Nairobi Snake Park was set up in 1961
as a research facility and breeding
for reptiles and snakes. It
quickly gained popularity as thousands
of visitors flocked into the park to
watch the numerous numbers of reptiles.
to Nairobi Snake Park include a wide
range of snake species as well as: Vertebrates
such as fish both marine and freshwater,
amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
Invertebrates such as the giant snails,
baboon spiders, Mombasa train millipede,
crayfish, and freshwater prawns.
is a splendid conservation facility
designed to enhance visitor's appreciation
of Kenya's flora and fauna. It is a
showcase of Kenya's vast natural diversity.
Nairobi Safari Walk provides visitor
with an experience of Kenya's three
eco-systems namely the savannahs, forests
7 Kilometers from Nairobi city, Nairobi
Safari Walk gives visitor a clear picture
of what to look forward to in Kenyan
can walk along the raised boardwalk,
through the different habitats and observe
from close range the wonderful variety
of wildlife in each eco-system.
raised wood walkways provide souring
views out over the shimmering stretches
of savannah in the Nairobi National
Park with observation points down onto
waterhole's and the wildlife that frequent
through 27 acres of wilderness, Safari
Walk offers a neatly encapsulated walking
Walking Tour —
a walking Safari in Nairobi Central
Nairobi city tour walking excursion
includes a tasty walk of the city-in-the-sun
with a local African Spice Safaris local
guide where you have ample time for
close photography, bargain and diversified
Visiting the stately Parliament buildings,
Kenyatta International Conference Centre
and the colorful Nairobi city market
lift to the top of KICC to look at Nairobi
skyline can be arranged) also are Visits
to Kenya National archives & Watatu
Thereafter, a visit to the Snake Park
and National Museum: "the Finest
Small Museum in Africa" well known
for its spell binding exhibits and displays
of early man, tribal regalia and the
flora and fauna of Kenya also a close
visit to the botanical garden.
Falls in Thika — Name
from the 14 successive falls of water
on the Athi River. Activities like Boating,
Fishing, Photography, Walks and Bird Watching
are the major attractions of this Day
Day Paradise Lost —
site with 2.5 years old stone age Caves.
Enjoy Nature Trails, Amid Bird Watching,
Horse Riding, Camel Riding, Feeding
Masai Ostrich, Fishing, Coffee Farms
and Boat Rides.
Riding Safari's in Naivasha are set
amidst the dramatic beauty of Kenya’s
Rift Valley, each ride is tailored to
your level of interest and ability.
Explore the private 80,000-acre Kedong
Ranch from the back of one of our Horses.
an 80-kilometre car ride or short flight
from Kenya’s capital city Nairobi,
this spread of earth submits stunning
views of Lake Naivasha, Aberdares, Kinangop
mountain range, Hell’s Gate Gorge
and a close up of Mt. Longonot.
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about eating out, getting around and entertainment
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specially designed to lead you delightfully
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Nairobi Kenya Restaurants dining guide
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Sabuk National Park Day Tour —
Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park Ol
Donyo Sabuk National Park makes
for a nice day trip from Nairobi, being
located just 65 km from the city.
include: Montane landscape, Hiking,
Wildlife watching, Butterfly Kingdom,
Unusual burial site to the grave of
Sir William Northrup McMillan, Geology,
Abundant bird life among many other
Island Day Trip From Masai Mara —
Island Lodge a 35 minute flight from
the Masai Mara and an hour and a half
flights are by private charter aircraft.
Activities include water-skiing, mono-skiing,
knee-boarding, tubing and mountain biking.
There are many walks available around
the island or, for the more adventurous.
a short boat ride to Mfangano Island
and then hike uphill to explore ancient
rock art, boat trip to Bird Islands
where thousands of water birds roost.
monitor lizards and spotted neck otters
can often be seen in family groups,
visit The friendly Luo community fish
along the shores in their colorful canoes
and sailing dhows.