Absolute Nairobi Day Excursion

Absolute Nairobi Day Excursion
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$90
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

This tour takes you to experience Nature and Wildlife in the suburbs of Nairobi combined with some history and shopping. AN opportunity to get close contacts with endangered Rothschild giraffes, sassy baby orphaned elephants and many more. Come experience this fun filled inspiring day with Absolute Vantage.

Giraffe Centre – African Fund for Endangered Wildlife

Depart your Hotel at 0830hrs in the morning after your breakfast and head to the Giraffe Centre to arrive at 0900hrs in time when they open the center. Spend about an hour at the center and get enlightened about the conservation education activities at the center. This is where the breeding of the endangered Rothschild has been ongoing since its inception in the 1980s. Here you can hand feed the giraffes on a raised platform. Apart from that, they do have a 100-acre nature sanctuary through which you can take a walk

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

 Leave the Giraffe centre at 1015hrs and head for the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to experience the modest work done to conserve orphaned baby elephants. Located inside Nairobi National Park, DSWT is a trust harboring young orphaned baby elephants and rhinos and go through the process of re-introducing them back into their wild natural habitat *The orphanage is only opened between 11am and 12pm.

Lunch

After the elephant orphanage visit head to Matbronze for your lunch as well as sample some souvenirs. There is an option of sampling African Art and Crafts souvenirs at Utamaduni Craft centre on your way to Mat bronze

Karen Blixen Museum

Leave Utamaduni at 1400hrs and head to Karen Blixen Museum for an approximate 1hour tour exploring the farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of ‘Out of Africa’ lived between 1914 and 1931. She left after a series of personal tragedies and the house has been preserved as a museum. A part in the movie ‘Out of Africa’ starring Merryl Streep and Robert Redford was shot around the house

Kazuri Bead Factory

Thereafter leave the museum and visit the nearby Kazuri Bead Factory.  Kazuri means “Small & Beautiful” in Swahili and the factory began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting on hand making beads. Kazuri provides employment to the Kenyans, a larger percentage of women covered thus empowering women. After this you return to your lodge/hotel for a relaxing evening.

This tour takes you to experience Nature and Wildlife in the suburbs of Nairobi combined with some history and shopping. AN opportunity to get close contacts with endangered Rothschild giraffes, sassy baby orphaned elephants and many more. Come experience this fun filled inspiring day with Absolute Vantage.