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Nairobi National Park, Sheldrick Elelephant and Giraffe Center day Trip

Visit Nairobi National park, the only park within a city and have a chance to see four of the "big five" animals of Kenya. Visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Giraffe Center to have close encounters with elephants, rhinos and giraffes among other animals.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $195
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 1 day
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Kenya Kenya
Parks visited: Not specified
Activity level: Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
  • Cultural
Itinerary departs from Nairobi hotels or Jomo Kenyatta airport in the morning and ends in the early evening hours. While on this full day tour, you will be visiting the Nairobi National park in the early morning hours where you will spend approximately 4 Hours, proceed to the Sheldrick elephant orphanage where you will be able to see baby elephants closely. Lunch at the Tamarind restaurant followed by a visit to Kazuri beads factory and the Giraffe center.
Our guide will pick you from from your City hotel or the Jomo Kenyatta airport at 5.45 a.m. and drive to the Nairobi National Park. The Nairobi National park is home to 4 of Africa's "Big five", that is the lion, rhino, leopard and the buffalo. This park has a large population of the rare and endangered black rhino. Other herbivores and carnivores inhabit this park. You will see giraffes, warthogs, impalas,dik diks, elands, zebras,hippos etc many different types of birds. Have a four hour tour of the park until 10.30 a.m when you depart the park and drive to the adjacent David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Karen for the 11.00 a.m to 12.00 noon visit. Lunch will be at the Tamambo restaurant. After lunch, proceed to the neighbouring Kazuri beads factory, KAZURI, which means “small and beautiful” in Swahili, began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting on making handmade beads. The factory is located in what used to be part of the Karen Blixen Estate (of the Academy Award winning film "Out of Africa" fame. Later at 3.00 p.m, drive to the AFEW, or other known as Giraffe center. The Giraffe Centre was started by Jock Leslie-Melville, the Kenyan grandson of a Scottish Earl, when he and his wife Betty captured a baby giraffe to start a programme of breeding giraffe in captivity at their home in Langata - home of the present centre. Since then the programme has had huge success, resulting in the introduction of several breeding pairs of the endangered Rothschild Giraffe into Kenyan national parks. Depart the Giraffe center at 4.30 p.m. and transfer back to your city hotel or the Jomo Kenyatta airport. Price per person: US $: US $ 195.00
Nairobi National Park, Kenya
Nairobi National Park, Kenya by Tanius Tours

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