Excursions in nairobi

NAIROBI CITY TOUR, KENYA
The Kenyatta Monument.Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The city and its surrounding area also forms the Nairobi Province. The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to "the place of cool waters". However, it is popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun" and is surrounded by several

expanding villa suburbs.[2] Founded in 1899 as a simple rail depot on the railway linking Mombasa to Uganda, the town quickly grew to become the capital of British East Africa in 1907 and eventually the capital of a free Kenyan republic in 1963.[3] During Kenya's colonial period, the city became a center for the colony's coffee, tea and sisal industry.[4] Nairobi is also the capital of the Nairobi Province and of the Nairobi District. The city lies on the Nairobi River, in the south of the nation, and has an elevation of 1795 m above sea-level.[5] Nairobi is the most populous city in East Africa, with a current estimated population of about 3 million.[1] According to the 1999 Census, in the administrative area of Nairobi, 2,143,254 inhabitants lived within 696 km2 (269 sq mi).[6] Nairobi is currently the 13th largest city in

DAVID SHEDLRICK WILDLIFE TRUST
This is an orphanage for Elephant and Rhinos Calves from all over Kenya. It was founded and is still managed by Daphne Sheldrick, the widow of the best known Game Warden, David Sheldrick. The young calves which are orphaned by poaching from various Parks are brought here and nursed until they are believed to be out of danger then released back to various parks to rejoin their colleagues. The visit is done during the feeding hours which fall between 11:00am to Noon every other day. There is no park fee but only your humble contributions to the trust.

GIRAFFE CENTRE AND KAREN BLIXEN
Nairobi Giraffe Center is only 15kms from the City and was founded in 1978 to save the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. This is the only place where you can go as near as feeding the Giraffe from your palm. On the adjacent is Karen Blixen Museum, the farm house where the Author of the book “Out of Africa” lived. It is also the same place where the famous movie “Out of Africa” was shot.
 
MAMBA VILLAGE
This is the newest of al the excursions in Nairobi. The major attraction here are the Crocodiles and Ostrich farms. The clients will enjoy to see the African Crocodlie at a close range. There's also an artificial river with fish which is really attractive. You can enjoy a boat or Horse ride before you sghtle for a buffet lunch or dinner.


CARNIVORE RESTAURANT LUNCH OR DINNER
Carnivore Restaurant.Guaranteed daily at lunch and dinner, Nairobi has many restaurant offering varieties of cuisine. We recommend a dinner or lunch at the unique Carnivore Restaurant which is famous for the succulent barbeque dishes of Game Meat as an excellent compliment after holiday in Kenya; especially as an excellent welcome or farewell dinner. The restaurant also offers Vegetarian menu. Don’t forget the Tamarind Restaurant which is a sister to Carnivore and serves Sea Food. Do not wait to go to the Coast to enjoy a plate of Lobster Fish or a dish of Crab you can get the same in Nairobi in the City Centre.

BOMAS OF KENYA
A Boma means a village, thus Bomas of Kenya means literally villages of Kenya. Kenya is a tribal society with over 42 tribes. The Government thought it wise to set up a place with traditional set up homesteads representing the different tribal regions. This homestead depicts different cultures with Guides to tell the history. Next to it, visit to the auditorium where you will be entertained by different tribal cultural troops until 06:00pm.

NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK
Nairobi is the only City in the whole World that boasts of a National Park next to its door step. Nairobi National Park is 15kms away from the City Centre and despite this proximity, there are many species of mammals including 4 of the Big Five. The best time to visit the park is early in the morning or late afternoon everyday.