Nairobi Day Trip – Nairobi National Park, David Sheldrick, Giraffe Center, Karen Blixen and Kazuri Beads

Welcome to Kenya’s most accessible yet incongruous safari experience. Set on the city’s southern outskirts, Nairobi National Park (at 117 sq km, one of Africa’s smallest) has abundant wildlife that can, in places, be viewed against a backdrop of city skyscrapers and planes coming in to land – it’s one of the only national parks on earth bordering a capital city. Remarkably, the animals seem utterly unperturbed by it all. Established in 1946 and Kenya’s first the Nairobi National park is made up of wide open grass savannah plains.Its scattered acacia bush is host to a wide variety of wildlife including the endangered black rhino, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes, bushbuck, hippopotamus and diverse birdlife with over 400 species recorded.

What You Can Expect

  • Nairobi national park wildlife mini-safari
  • David Sheldrick elephant orphanage visit.
  • Karen Blixen Museum
  • Giraffe center visit
  • Kazuri beads factory
  • Lunch at Karen Blixen coffee garden/ Carnivore restaurant

One Reply to “Nairobi Day Trip – Nairobi National Park, David Sheldrick, Giraffe Center, Karen Blixen and Kazuri Beads”

  1. We took the 6 hour tour and enjoyed every minute! We got picked up in a van which was the perfect size for a personalized tour group of 9. Our tour guide, Skip, was really cool and made everyone feel welcomed! We especially enjoyed the tour of Spring Mountain Ranch. This whole tour was a great getaway from all the madness in the city and only a short drive away!

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