Nairobi Excursions: Nairobi City Tours & Excursions
The Nairobi City Tour (Daily at 10.00 am Approximately 2 hours)
An orientation tour featuring visits to places of interest, including the colourful City market, the National museum and the snake park.
The Nairobi National Park (Daily at 2.00 pm)
The lions roar and the rhino graze within sight of the city skyline.
Karen Blixen Museum & Giraffe Centre (Daily at 2.30 pm)
Visit Karen Blixen's house, as seen in "Out of Africa", and afterwards have tea with the giraffes.
Carnivore Experience (Daily at 12.30 pm or 7.00 pm)
Enjoy lunch or dinner. The Carnivore is unique for its steaks, barbecue and variety of game meat.
Rift Valley Lakes (Daily at 8.30 am, Full day including lunch)
Your destination is Lake Nakuru National Park, home to a diverse range of wildlife and variety of bird life (flamingo population seasonal). Pass through the picturesque Lake Naivasha Country Club for afternoon tea.
Kiambethu Tea Farm (Limuru)
Our 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 years ago.
Established 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 home.
During 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.
White Water Rafting on Tana River or Athi River (Full Day)
Just 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.
A 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.
The 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 the river.
In addition to elephant, antelope, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and Lion, Amboseli is sought after by travelers in–the–know for its breathtaking scenery and easily approachable wildlife.
Distance from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park: 265kms / 159miles. Time 4 ½ hours by road.