Nairobi is a city, financial capital, administrative capital, province and the capital of Kenya. The main languages spoken here are Swahili and English. The name Nairobi comes from the Maasai phrase “Enkare Nyorobi”, which means “a place of cool waters”. It is also generally known as the “Green City in the Sun.” Nairobi is the most densely inhabited city in East Africa, with an estimated city population of over million inhabitants and is currently the 4th largest city in Africa. Today, the Nairobi’s skyline is dominated by ultra-modern high rise buildings and is a tourism and commercial hub. Nairobi is now a vibrant city with a mix of races and cultures, providing the visitor with several sightseeing options such as museums, a national park, golf courses, world-class hotels and resorts, stylish restaurants and posh night clubs. Nairobi can now be confidently described as a lively, interesting and pleasant cosmopolitan city. Its central business district is a great place to tune into modern urban African life.
PROPOSED NAIROBI CITY TOURS
Nairobi City Tour ( 3 hours )
This Nairobi city tour excursion includes a tasty walk of the city-in-the-sun with a local guide’s’, where you have ample time for close photography, bargain and diversified shopping while 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 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.
Nairobi National Park Tour- 4 hours
Nairobi National park excursionConveniently situated almost on the doorstep of the capital close to the airport the Nairobi national park is ideal for making acquaintance with Kenya and good preparation for a safari.. beautiful well kept Nairobi national par contains a satisfying number of Africa’s best known animals- gazelle, zebra, giraffe and buffalo, lion, leopard, and cheetah that may prove to be camera friendly
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK DAY Excursion Itinerary
0700hrs: Pick up from location/locations to be advised.
0745hrs: Arrive at the Nairobi National park for the game drive/park Formalities.
0745hrs – 1100hrs: After the game drive spend some time at the Safari Walk.
1200hrs: : Safaris Driver /Tour guide staff will then drop you off at a location of your choice within the city or Optional Lunch at carnivore restaurant for 30USD per person
0400hrs: Pick up from location/locations to be advised.
1445hrs: Arrive at the Nairobi National park for the game drive/park Formalities.
1445hrs – 1700hrs: After the game drive spend some time at the Safari Walk.
1800hrs: : Safaris Driver /Tour guide staff will then drop you off at a location of your choice within the city or Optional Dinner at carnivore restaurant for 30USD per person
Karen Blixen Museum & Giraffe Centre ( 4 hours )
Karen Blixen Museum was once the centre piece of a farm at the foot of the Ngong Hills owned by Danish Author Karen and her Swedish Husband, Baron Bror von Blixen Fincke. Located 10km from the city centre, the Museum belongs to a different time period in the history of Kenya. The farm house gained international fame with the release of the movie ‘Out of Africa’ an Oscar winning film based on Karen’s an autobiography by the same title.
Giraffe Centre was founded in 1979 by the late Jock Leslie- Melvile, a Kenyan citizen of British descent and his wife the late Betty Leslie Melvile an American citizen. Jock’s extra ordinary vision of creating an educational institution in conjunction with rescuing the endangered Rothschild giraffes resulted in the present day Giraffe Centre that has become a World famous Nature Education Centre.
This tour gives a completely up close and personal interaction with the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, where guests have the opportunity to view giraffes as well as feed them. There is an impressive variety of birds which can be viewed throughout the year.
The Giraffe Centre invites you to explore the unique ecosystem of the Centre’s dry upland forest, which is one of the remaining segmented natural forests outside Nairobi city. You will have the option of guiding yourself or taking a guide. This leisurely stroll begins directly in front of the parking lot at Giraffe Centre.
The carnivore experience also describes as man eaters paradise was voted as one of the top 50 best restaurants in the world. It’s recommends for dinner at start of end of safari or a treat out, carnivore is a must visit for anyone who loves barbeque. This is a barbeque restaurant with a difference in that not only do they serve beef, pork and chicken but game meat as well…gazelle,giraffe,gru zebra,crocodile,hartebeest and ostrich are some of the special menu this is an eat full restaurant and you are guaranteed very good wining and dining.