Nairobi Day tours and excursions are short trips within the capital city of Nairobi. You can engage in some of the available Nairobi day safari tour options are shown below. This can be done as part of your Kenya safari tour. Nairobi safari tours are available for those with limited time and still want to experience a city life. Below, you will find a list of things to do in Nairobi.
Nairobi city tours will include visit to one of the largest and busiest capital cities in Africa with diverse attractions such as having Nairobi national park, busy vibrant markets, museums, and so much more. If you have a spare day or so in Nairobi, there are quite a few worthwhile sites to visit and plenty of excellent shopping opportunities ranging from artifacts and books.
Nairobi National Park is Kenya’s oldest nature reserve that is celebrated for its Black Rhino Sanctuary and the only wildlife park within the city precincts. It’s home to some of the most impressive animals like lions, hyenas, buffalo, leopards, and a wide variety of other wild animals. Get all the excitement of a safari without traveling out to the wild and stay in the comforts of your city hotel.
Karen Blixen Museum is located just outside Nairobi. It is the previous home of the famed author who published the book ‘Out Of Africa’. The book records her life and love affair with Africa. This Museum is open daily and allow visitors to take a guided tour showing the delightful props that were used in the movie adaptation of her book. Kenyan safaris have tours going to this location that has become quite an attraction.
Nairobi Giraffe Centre (AFEW) is a truly significant place to visit and see the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. Here, you can get up close and personal with the giraffe, hand feeding them or perhaps even getting a kiss.
The Sheldrick’s Baby Elephant Orphanage is an impressive spot to visit. You get to see the orphaned elephant and rhinos that have been rescued from various parks in Kenya. The orphanage acts as a rehabilitation center for them before being released into the wild. Visit the great team who passionately hand-raise and reintegrate over 150 infants.
Nairobi day tours and excursions: Nairobi National Park Tour:
What are the some of the activities to do in Nairobi City? Select one short tour and safari in Nairobi that would interest you as part of your Kenya safari experience or combine it with our Kenya holiday safaris and explore things to do in Nairobi:
Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen and Giraffe Centre – 5 hours (Safari in Nairobi)
Drive towards the Nairobi National Park to Sheldrick Baby Elephant Orphanage which is open one hour daily. You can visit between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm every day, and see the elephants being fed and playing. In addition, there is a keeper who will give a talk about the elephants, where they came from, how they are getting on, and how some of the previous orphans are progressing. You can get really close to the elephants. The orphanage also takes in rhinos and so if you are lucky you will get the chance to see a young rhino. Continue to the Karen Blixen Museum, for many years was her home. Later proceed to the Giraffe Centre to see and hand feed the famous endangered species of Rothschild Giraffe and her family.
Nairobi National Park Tour – 4 hours, Nairobi safari tour
This Nairobi National Park tour departs in the morning at 06:30 or afternoon at 13:00. This unique wildlife sanctuary is tucked just 10 Kilometers away from the bustling Nairobi’s City Centre. Several animal species roam within this park including four members of the big five, exceptional being the elephant. Animals to be found here include; lions, leopards, zebras, rhinos, wildebeests, and other species including beautiful bird life. Nairobi National Park is one of the most successful of Kenya’s rhino sanctuaries that is already generating a stock for reintroduction in the species former range and other upcoming sanctuaries. Due to this success, it is one of the few parks where a visitor can be certain of seeing a black rhino in its natural habitat. The Nairobi day safari tour returns to your city hotel.
Price: US$ 150 per person
The Carnivore Restaurant Experience
Departs at 1200 hrs and 1900 hrs. We recommend dinner or lunch at the carnivore which is famous for the succulent stew and barbecue dishes of game meat, as an ‘add on’ Kenya’s special visit. This will form an excellent welcome or farewell dinner/lunch.
Price: US$ 55 per person
Bomas of Kenya – Kenya Cultural experience – 3 hours, Nairobi safari tour
Bomas is a Swahili word for villages. Bomas of Kenya is just a few kilometers from the city Centre and has numerous homesteads reflecting Kenya’s cocktail of cultures which has been faithfully recreated for visitors to see traditional village life for the Kenyan communities. The greatest excitement of this visit in the afternoon will be a display of traditional dances, music and other folklore traditional songs in a splendid arena. Nairobi day trip and excursions returns back to your hotel
Price: US$ 65 per person
Karen Blixen House and the Giraffe Centre – 2 hours
This Nairobi day trip depart either in the morning or afternoon and drive towards Ngong Hills passing through the Ngong village to the Karen Blixen Museum, for many years her home (as seen in the movie ‘out of Africa’). Later proceed to the Giraffe Centre where you will have the chance to see the endangered Rothschild giraffe and hand feed them or drink tea with the giraffes. The tour returns to your city hotel.
Price: US$ 70 per person
Nairobi City Tour – 3 hours , Nairobi day trip
This tour covers ‘the city in the sun’. This includes the city Centre, city market, parliament buildings; the railway station, old Nairobi PC’s office of the 1902 and the renowned National Museum with an array of spellbinding displays of the early man, tribal regalia and the flora and fauna of Kenya. Visit the adjacent snake park will also be included. This is one of the popular safari in Nairobi.
Price: US$ 65 per person