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Excursions & Day Tours

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At 0630Hrs, after Morning Breakfast from Crown Palza Hotel,  you will be met by myself(+254 722 611 564  OR  +254 733 298 635) OR Edwin (Our Customer services & Guests relations Manager(+254 720 717 672) and your Safari Driver Guide then have a short briefing then proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park for a Full Day trip. You will have the first stop at the "Great Rift Valley view Point", which occurred due to Volcanic Eruption,take some photos, then as you continue On the same road build by the Italian Prisoners of war on 1942, you will see by roadside the "Historical Smallest Catholic Church in the World" build by the Italians Prisoners in one Day.
This church holds a Maximum of 12 Persons at once, making it the smallest church in the World, then proceed to Lake Nakuru arriving at the Main Entry Gate at around 0930Hrs, you will then start your Full Day Game drive round the Park.

Lake Nakuru is famously known  for the "White Rhinos", the "Rare Rothschild Giraffes" and some few Flamingos at the moment due to Climate change among other Animals. You have a chance of exploring the Park with a visit to "Baboon Cliff" where you will stop and have a whole view of the Park and the Nakuru Town, you will proceed with your Game viewing and later on visit the "Makalia Water Falls", here you will highlight out of the Car, then take shots, then proceed before arriving the Sarova Lion Hill  Lodge  for "HOT LUNCH" at approximately between 1330- 1400Hrs Hrs.

You will have lunch on Buffet Basis, thereafter you will depart Sarova Lion Hill and drive back to  Nairobi. Upon arrival at the Capital City of Kenya in the evening, you will be dropped off at JKIA Airport or preferred Hotel for your OWNWARD arrangements.
 



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Nairobi Excursions, short safaris in Nairobi Kenya, Nairobi National Park Tour, short safari, Nairobi city tour, Karen Blixen, Nairobi national park, Bomas of Kenya, giraffe centre, national museum, carnivore experience excursions

Excursions within the city of Nairobi - Kenya's capital city of Nairobi has a number of diverse attractions of interest to visitors. The following are some of the popular ones:

Nairobi National Park
Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park - 4 hours

This tour begins at 1400 hrs. This unique wildlife sanctuary is tucked just 10 kms away from the bustling 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. The tour returns to the city centre at sundown. A private tour of the same can be arranged in the morning for groups. 

 

Sheldrick's Baby Elephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen and Giraffe Centre - 5 hours

Giraffe Centre
Giraffe Centre

Pick up from your hotel at 10am. Drive towards the Nairobi National Park to Sheldrick Baby Elephant Orphanage which is open 1 hr daily. You can visit between 11am and 12 noon 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. Return to the hotel at approximately 3pm.

 

Nairobi city tour - 3 hours

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 spell binding displays of the early man, tribal regalia and the flora and fauna of Kenya. Visit to the adjacent snake park will also be included.

 

Karen Blixen and the Giraffe Centre - 3 hours

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.

 

Bomas of Kenya - 3 hours

Bomas is a Swahili word for villages. Bomas of Kenya is just a few kilometres 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.

 

Carnivore experience

Carnivore Restaurant, Nairobi - The meat-eaters paradise
Carnivore Restaurant, Nairobi - The meat-eaters paradise

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.

 

 



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Whilst staying in the coastal Island of Mombasa, there are various excursions available:

Mombasa Town Tour

Mombasa City Tour
Mombasa City Tour

The colourful island town of Mombasa with its blend of ancient and modern buildings on the Indian Ocean is Kenya’s principal port and the country’s second largest city. A comprehensive tour of the island include the old Arab town, with it’s maze of narrow twisting alleys displaying the beautifully curved doors and verandahs, bazaars with curio and antique shops, the Dhow harbour still in use, a Hindu temple, a visit to the Akamba wood carvers and a drive to the bazaar for a short shopping expedition. The high light of the tour is probably the visit to Fort Jesus. Built in 1593 by the Portuguese to guard the entrance to the old Dhow harbour, it is the island’s Landmark. Four hundred years old, the port still stands and serves as a historical museum.

Coastal Cultural Tour (Bush Tour)

The coastal countryside and its people offer a different perspective to Kenya’s tribal heritage. The tour provides a glimpse into the traditions and cultures of the coastal people with a visit to a Giriama or Digo Village with our local guide. Continue to Kaloleni to visit the local market and thereafter drive to Kenya Marine land on the North coast, which offers an opportunity to observe numerous species of tropical marine life in giant aquariums. A snake park, situated nearby is also visited and you can watch carvers at work producing the famous “Makonde” pieces of art.

Tour price: US$ 50 Per Person 

Shimba Hills Tour/Mwaluganje elephant Sanctuary (MES)

Shimba Hills Sable Antelopes
Shimba Hills Sable Antelopes

The Shimba Hills are a short drive from Mombasa. South of the island, they are reached via the Likoni Ferry and are over a thousand feet high which offers one a view of both the Indian Ocean and the African bush. A visit to the MES is highly recommended and is located about 30 minutes from the glistening beaches of south coast. At MES you will experience a unique safari in a spectacular landscape. Elephants here never forget. Like them, you’ll always remember Mwaluganje. MES’s 60,000 acres feature dramatic cliffs and forested hills as well as bush land with baobabs – all striking for the wildlife. Apart from the elephant, you might see warthog, impala, bushbuck,

Malindi and Gedi Tour

Depart from your coastal hotel and drive north to Kilifi through attractive country covered by extensive sisal plantations dotted with huge baobab trees. Cross the scenic creek and continue onto the ancient city of Gedi-a 13th century ruin in the heart of a dense forest. Thereafter proceed onto the coastal town of Malindi for lunch and an exploration of the marine park in a glass-bottomed boat where an experienced guide takes you on goggling and snorkelling. Later, visit a nearby village and watch the Giriama tribe perform exciting tribal dances before driving back to Mombasa by sundown.

Full Day – City Tour and Nature Tour

Mombasa Haller Park
Mombasa Haller Park

A comprehensive morning tour of the island including a visit to Fort Jesus is followed by lunch at Mamba Village. Mamba is the Swahili name for crocodile and this “village” is really a crocodile farm. Depart after lunch for the Bamburi Quarry Nature Trail. The wasteland of the stone quarry has been reclaimed and amongst the casuarinas trees and other tropical flora reside a variety of wildlife and birds, Eland and Buffalo, Crocodiles and other reptiles can be seen wandering with crowned cranes. The commercially viable aquaculture complex is also visited.

Tamarind Dhow Safari

At 12.00pm or 6.30 pm departure from the Tamarind jetty for the lunch cruise or evening cruise respectively. After a welcome cocktail the Tamarind Dhow Nawalicker (meaning Gateway to Heaven) cruises past the Old Town and Fort Jesus. Fantastic sea food meals prepared by the world famous Tamarind Restaurant are enjoyed while a local band plays music to suite all tastes. A tri-lingual guide, fully stocked bar and friendly service all add to the unforgettable atmosphere. 2.45 pm or 10.30 pm return to the jetty and thereafter your hotel.


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