Nairobi National Park Day excursion (4 hours) and Daphne Sheldrick Baby Elephant Orphanage


Nairobi National Park is a unique and unspoilt wildlife haven within the sight of the city’s skyline. Nairobi National Park, the only park that borders a capital city. Nairobi National Park, the only park that borders a capital city. Wide open grass, scattered acacia bush play host to a wide variety of wildlife including four members of the big five, exceptional being the elephant. Animals to be found here include; endangered black rhino, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffalos, giraffes, wildebeests, and diverse bird –life (Approximately 520 species recorded).

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a small flexible charity, established in memory of David Sheldrick, famous Naturalist and founder Warden of Kenya's giant Tsavo East National Park in which he served from 1948 until 1976. You can visit between 11am and 12 noon every day, and see the elephants being fed and playing. In addition, there is a keeper who will give a talk about the elephants, where they came from, how they are getting on, and how some of the previous orphans are progressing. You can get really close to the elephants. The orphanage also takes in rhinos and so if you are lucky you will get the chance to see a young rhino.

Morning Option

0700hrs: Pick up from your location/locations to be advised.
0745hrs: Arrive at the Nairobi National Park for game drive/park Formalities.
0745hrs – 1030hrs: Nairobi Park wildlife animals game viewing.
1100hrs -1200hrs - Daphne Sheldrick Baby Elephant Orphanage
1300hrs: Your driver will then get you off at a location of your choice within the city or optional lunch at Carnivore Restaurant at $30 per person.

Afternoon Option

1400hrs: Pick up from your location/locations to be advised.
1445hrs: Arrive at the Nairobi National Park.
1445hrs – 1700hrs: Game drives at the Nairobi National Park and thereafter spend some time at the Safari Walk.
1800hrs: Your driver will then get you off at a location of your choice within the city or optional dinner at Carnivore Restaurant at $30 per person.


Trip Price 2 Pax @ - $ 130 per person
Drop at airport is additional 20USD

Inclusions
» Service of an English speaking driver guide
» Transport by air-conditioned minivan
» Driver allowances and entrance fees
» Any applicable taxes


Nairobi Full Day Tour - Nairobi City Tour

Nairobi National Park is a unique and unspoilt wildlife haven within the sight of the city’s skyline. Nairobi National Park is the only park that borders a capital city. Wide open grass, scattered acacia bush play host to a wide variety of wildlife including four members of the big five, exceptional being the elephant. Animals to be found here include; endangered black rhino, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffalos, giraffes, wildebeests, and diverse bird –life (Approximately 520 species recorded).

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a small flexible charity, established in memory of David Sheldrick, famous Naturalist and founder Warden of Kenya's giant Tsavo East National Park in which he served from 1948 until 1976. You can visit between 11am and 12 noon every day, and see the elephants being fed and playing. In addition, there is a keeper who will give a talk about the elephants, where they came from, how they are getting on, and how some of the previous orphans are progressing. You can get really close to the elephants. The orphanage also takes in rhinos and so if you are lucky you will get the chance to see a young rhino.

Karen Blixen Museum, the farmhouse was originally the home of Karen Blixen and coffee plantation during her time in Kenya from the 1910s to the 1930s and belongs to a different period of time in Kenya's history. The site gained international fame with the release of the movie Out of Africa, an Oscar-winning film based on her memoir by the same title. As you walk through the museum, you can see original furnishings and props from the film. The museum shop sells handicrafts, posters, postcards, the movie, books, and other Kenyan souvenirs. You are met at JKIA airport / your hotel in Nairobi briefed thereafter.

Schedule

0700hrs: Pick up at Hotel or Airport 0730hrs – 1030hrs: Nairobi National Park Tour 1100hrs - 1200hrs: Visit the David Sheldrick Elephant orphanage, where young orphaned elephants are brought after being rescued and fed till they are mature to be released to the wild. 1200hrs -1300hrs: Visit the Giraffe Centre where you feed the friendly Rothchilds Giraffe. They accept a kiss as they pick their food from your palms! Stop over at some shopping areas enroute. 1300hrs -1400hrs: Lunch at Carnivore. 1400 -1500hrs: Visit the Karen Blixen museum, the house in the movie out of Africa. Visit the Kazuri beads enroute. 1500hrs - 1700hrs: Visit Bomas of Kenya Traditions and dances 1730hrs: Drop at Airport for onward flight / your hotel for a deserved rest.

Pricing + Inclusions

Trip Price
1 Pax @ - $ 260
2 Pax @ - $ 260 per person
3 pax & above @ - $ 180 per person

Inclusions
Tours, Transport, Fuel and driver/guide, all site entry fees

Exclusions
Driver/guide tip, Luggage/travel insurance, drinks, meals, medical and all other personal expenses not mentioned