FULL DAYTOUR

NAIROBI FULL DAY ‘INTO AFRICA’ TOUR

Reach out to Baby Elephants & Giant Giraffes - Plus the Karen Blixen Museum and Kazuri Beads

Half-Day Tours also available

Starting from/returning to Nairobi area hotels or the airport.

Starting from/returning to Nairobi area hotels or the airport.

We’ll pick you up in style – your own private pop-top safari vehicle.

Are you ready for some fun – Kenya style? Our day in Nairobi will bring you up close to lots of cool surprises – adorable animal encounters, stories of adventure, and participation with the local community. This is our ‘Into Africa’ tour.

Where else but Nairobi can you see baby elephants feeding and playing just feet away? Or, feed a giant giraffe and then visit the homestead of the legendary Karen Blixen, the adventurous soul, and author of “Out of Africa”.

Africa Kenya Safaris will show you an awesome day of picture taking! So bring an extra roll of film for your smartphone!

Take a Quick Safari Break

Have some free time in your schedule? The park is close enough for a fun, easy gateway.

Starting from downtown, the airport or any local hotel, we’ll pick you up and get you on safari for an exciting day tracking Kenya’s wildlife.

So, ditch the city and come see the real Africa!

Karen Blixen Museum

We’ll swing by your hotel or place of your choice early – 8 am – to get the adventure started. Then we’re off to the base of the Ngong Hills, to the farm of legendary writer and romantic heroine, Karen Blixen. Under the pseudonym, Isak Dinesen, Blixen wrote about her life as a planter, adventuress, and mistress of hunter Denys Finch Hatton in the international bestseller, “Out of Africa”, later made into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. 

Centered on the plantation grounds, Blixen’s classic manor house has been transformed into the Karen Blixen Museum, an homage to her life and of a special time and place in Africa. In these rooms, you’ll get up close to the colors and atmosphere of the colonial era, where Blixen wrote her memoirs and welcomed back Finch Hatton after his daring sojourns. Here’s an opportunity to touch an earlier world of romance and adventure.

David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

Have you ever even heard of an elephant orphanage? What kinds of images come to mind? If you picture a parade of infinitely adorable baby elephants running for their giant baby bottles, you won’t be disappointed. Each of these orphaned babies has their own caregiver who tends to their needs, making sure they thrive and grow until they can be introduced back into their native habitat.

The Sheldrick Orphanage has been rescuing these tiny victims of poaching for over 40 years, creating best practices to ensure the physical and mental health of these cute, brilliant, and responsive babies.

We’ll stick around past feeding time to watch the youngsters jump into their bath – great muddy pools where the boisterous babies play and splash about. For extra fun (and to protect them from the sun) their keepers toss dirt to cover them. There’s so much cuteness here you’ll be smiling all day!

Check Out Your Ride

Experience your Africa Kenya Safari in a customized pop-top roof 4x4x Safari Jeep that features: Portable fridge/Cooler Box, 4 Binoculars, long-range high-frequency radio, 4G/LTE broadband WIFI connectivity, AC 230 V Power Outlets, First Aid Kit, Safari Guide Books, Baby Seats (on request), Side steps (on request) and most importantly an expert multi-lingual safari guide who will ensure you have an incredible safari experience.

Lunch at The Garden

Soak up this perfect slice of the Africa experience amongst old trees, gardens, and floral blooms – the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden is a delightful time capsule where we’ll pause for lunch. Enjoy selections from the full menu as you take in the land and the hills as Blixen did one hundred years ago.

Giraffe Centre

Nairobi is busy with unique animal encounters – like the internationally known Giraffe Centre, where you’ll get to meet about a dozen endangered Rothschild’s Giraffes. Climb the platform here to feed the friendly long-necked creatures. And don’t be surprised if you get a giraffe kiss!

The Centre has become a haven and refuge for this threatened sub-species of giraffe. For decades, the animals have been saved, bred, and nurtured here while giving us all the opportunity to know their unique personalities. A big favorite of Kenyan schoolchildren, you’ll most likely be surrounded by dozens of happy children and their teachers, while you all stretch your necks to admire the towering, curious creatures.

Kazuri Beads

The Kazuri Beads story began when two single mothers filled with the spirit of artistic vision and self-determination created a tiny workshop, fashioning pottery, and beads to support themselves. In time their experiment attracted other determined young women wishing to better their lives through independence and creative means.

Stroll along the rows of brightly colored beads, view the artisans at work and you’ll quickly appreciate this brilliant workspace born of self-sufficiency. At the gift shop, you can support this growing enterprise of hundreds of women with souvenirs for yourself, friends, and family. The handcrafted pieces make meaningful gifts you’ll be moved to share.

What a fitting end to our ‘Into Africa’ Tour – a day filled with delightful animal meetings, epic history, and artistic pride. Now it’s time to hop into your safari vehicle for the ride back to your hotel or place of your choosing.

Africa Kenya Safaris invites you to join us for your personalized tour of unique Nairobi.

Time Capsule of Full-Day ‘Into Africa’ Tour

8 am – We’ll pick you up from your hotel or place of choice for the drive to the Karen Blixen Museum.

Get a taste of colonial Africa at the residence of world-famous author and icon, Karen Blixen where she wrote her noted memoirs, “Out of Africa”. The charming farmhouse served as Blixen’s home for close to 20 years.

It’s a short drive to the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage where we’ll delight as baby elephants are fed from giant baby bottles! Feeding time is at 11 am and we’ll be there to see the handlers “nursing” their babies, followed by playtime in great mud puddles.

We’ll also learn how these orphans came to this internationally known care center, how they are raised and the plans for eventually re-introducing them back into the wild.

Lunch will follow on the charming grounds of the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden. Surrounded by ancient trees and colorful flowers, rest and enjoy the full menu served in this historic spot.

The Giraffe Centre is a Nairobi landmark, famous as a sanctuary for the endangered Rothschild’s Giraffe. You and scores of bright-eyed Kenyan schoolchildren can climb the platform to feed the giraffe.  

We’ll wind up our tour at Kazuri Beads, the local community’s expression of artistry and self-determination. A startling workshop of brightly beaded color and pottery, Kazuri employs over 350 single mothers, handcrafting their futures of artistic vision and financial independence.

Tour Highlights

  • Touch and relive colonial history at the Karen Blixen Museum
  • Visit the baby elephants at David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
  • Feed a giraffe at the Giraffe Centre
  • Experience the local community’s hand-crafted jewelry at Kazuri beads
  • Lunch at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden

OUR TOUR PRICES

Please check out our prices for these private safaris – you’ll see they are the most reasonable anywhere for each tour. There are no hidden fees, plus you’ll travel in safari-style in a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

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Short on Time? We Also Offer Half-Day Tours

Don’t miss the baby elephants or the magnificent giraffes! Our half-day tour starts in the morning with a visit to the Giraffe Center, followed by feeding time at the Baby Elephant Orphanage. Then we’ll feed you at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden or the world-famous Carnivore restaurant. A great way to sample the best of Nairobi. Just call and we’ll set up everything for an easy, fun morning.

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To view our tour prices for the 3 Safari Seasons, please click High, Peak or Low

*Single Room Supplement

Your Tour Includes

  • Pick up/ drop off at your Nairobi hotel
  • Private transport in 4wd pop up to safari Jeep
  • Services of English / other language speaking driver guide
  • Game viewing drives
  • Park entry permits
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Government taxes and local levies
Not Included In the Tour Price:
– Bottled & Soft Drinks
– Items and services of a personal nature
– Tips & Gratuities

Why Take Our City Tour?

We’ll show you our favorite sights in Nairobi – places many visitors don’t even know about. You’ll be on the inside track as we take you to the unforgettable Baby Elephant Orphanage and the fun Giraffe Center.

Meet local women artisans from the community  wishing to better their lives. And you can make a contribution with a purchase of their beautiful handiwork. You’ll take this day with you for a long time to come.

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