One Day Nairobi City Tour

One Day Nairobi City Tour

Short Overview

Whether it's a layover or an extra day at the start or the end of your safari, this full day tour of Nairobi packs the very best East Africa's most cosmopolitan city has to offer into a single day.

You'll visit the Nairobi National Museum, the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, the Giraffe Centre, and the popular Bomas of Kenya during your day long exploration of the Kenyan capital.

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Details

Details of One Day Nairobi City Tour

8am: Nairobi National Museum

You'll be picked up from your hotel after breakfast and proceed immediately to the National Museum of Kenya. A fascinating place to learn about Kenya's history and culture, the National Museum aims to share Kenya's rich cultural heritage with visitors to the city through a variety of exhibits including Kenyan art, a hall dedicated to the Kenyan War for Independence, and the prehistory of man, among others. You'll spend approximately an hour and a half here.

11am: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

You'll arrive at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust at 11am. Sometimes known as the Elephant Orphanage, you'll have your chance to have an up close and personal interaction with these adorable orphaned elephants. Over the course of your hour long visit you'll observe the resident baby elephants as they feed, exercise, and bathe. You even have the option to sponsor one of the orphans.

12pm: Giraffe Centre

Your next stop will be the famous Giraffe Centre, where you'll have the rare opportunity to come face-to-face with these beautiful creatures. Both a breeding centre for the Rothschild's Giraffe and an education centre, lucky visitors might even get a kiss from these unique creatures!

1pm: Lunch

You'll be spoiled for choice at lunch, with your choice of the world-famous Carnivore Restaurant, the local flavours of the Utamaduni Centre, or the family friendly atmosphere of Mamba Villabe with its crocodile and ostrich farms.

Lunch is at your own expense. Ask your Shadows of Africa safari expert about including lunch in your quote.

2.30pm: Bomas of Kenya

You'll wrap up your day with a visit ot the famous Bomas of Kenya, a one of a kind living museum that aims to display the multitude of tribal cultures that make up Kenya's rich cultural tapestry. In addition to re-creations of traditional housing and displays of traditional arts and crafts, your tour will include a fascinating display of tribal dance and music that is not to be missed.

5pm: Tour concludes

Your driver will take you to the airport or to your hotel.

Addons

Itinerary in Brief


  • DAY 1 - NAIROBI Visit the National Museum of Kenya, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Giraffe Centre, and the Bomas of Kenya (L - Optional)

B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner

Attractions


  • Visit the Kenyan National Museum to learn about Kenya's history.

  • Meet the baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

  • Steal a kiss from a giraffe at the Giraffe Centre.

  • Experience Kenyan culture at the Bomas of Kenya.

  • Optional lunch stop at a popular Nairobi restaurant.

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Tailor Made, Private Tours

We specialize in tailor-making your tour to suit your tastes and budget. We can customize everything from routes to accommodation to optional activities.
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With offices in Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, the USA, Europe, and Australia, you have access to Shadows of Africa personnel 24/7. We’ re with you from the planning stages all the way through to dropping you off at the airport at journey’ s end.
World Class Guides & Unlimited Game Driving

World Class Guides & Unlimited Game Driving

Our drivers are all fluent in English and all have at least a decade of safari experience. Our guides are chosen to be personable and knowledgeable, and with no limit on drive distance – you can game drive from dawn until dusk.
Specialized Safari Vehicles

Specialized Safari Vehicles

Our safari fleet is made up of specially customised 4x4 Toyota Land Cruisers equipped with large windows, pop up roof, phone charging stations, comfortable seats, and a fully stocked supply of water, coffee, and tea.
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We can arrange safaris in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, or Kenya, as well as beach getaways to Zanzibar, the Kenya Coast, or the Seychelles.