NAIROBI CITY TOUR
A guided tour of Nairobi – a vibrant and bustling city, commences from the city center. The tour includes the colorful market and its surrounding bazaars, Parliament buildings, Kenyatta International Conference Center, Railway Museum and Nairobi University. The tour culminates in a visit to the National Museum: “the Finest Small Museum in Africa”. It is well known for its wealth of display of local interest paleontology, tribal artifacts, paintings of late Joy Adamson, political history of Kenya, ornithological collections, multitude of stuffed game heads, casts of fish (even a whale skeleton) and the skeleton and fiberglass replica of ‘Ahmed’ – the famous elephant from Marsabit. Snakes and reptiles can be viewed in safety at the adjacent Snake Park.
BOMAS OF KENYA
BomasJust a few kilometers from the city exists an attempt of creating a living museum of indigenous Kenyan life – The Bomas of Kenya. Here numerous homesteads (bomas) reflecting Kenya’s cocktail of cultures have been recreated to portray the traditional lifestyles of Kenya’s many tribes. Also enjoy colorful performances by dancers which depict events in their respective tribes.
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK
nairobiNairobi National Park is unique in that nowhere else in the world exists a wildlife reserve with such a variety of animals and birds so close to a major city. The Nairobi National Park is located literally within earshot of downtown traffic. It is a small, superb park that contains most of the animals to be seen on an extended safari – Rhino, Buffalo, Cheetah, Zebra, Giraffe and plenty of Antelope and Gazelle. The park also possesses a diversity of environs. Much of the park is predominated by open plains country. However, there is a section of highland forest as well as stretches of broken bush country, deep, rocky valleys and gorges with scrub and long grass. At the main entrance to the Park is the Animal Orphanage, which cares for semi-tame, orphaned and wounded animals.
KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM, GIRAFFE MANOR AND OSTRICH PARK
GiraffeManorAt the foot of the Ngong Hills lies the home of Karen Blixen, the famous author whose memoirs were immortalized in the popular film “Out of Africa”. It is now preserved as a museum where visitors can travel back in time and gain an insight into the life of this remarkable woman. Furniture, artifacts, and photographs from her days as a pioneer coffee farmer are on display.
Afterwards continue top the Giraffe Manor- a rare opportunity of literary coming face to face with Africa’s tallest animal, the giraffe. Feed Daisy, the famous Rothschild giraffe and her family and learn about the success story of the once endangered Rothschild Giraffe. Entrance fee contributes to other conservation projects in Kenya.
A short distance to the nearby Ostrich Park provides the opportunity to see the breeding of ostriches from eggs to full grown-ups.
THE CARNIVORE EXPERIENCE
carnivoreA Brazilian style restaurant that offers a menu famous for exotic charcoal grilled meat including wild game such as crocodile, zebra, eland and wildebeest in addition to succulent lamb, beef, chicken and pork dishes all roasted on skewers over a huge wood fire. A must for meat lovers!
LAKE NAKURU PARK (Day Trip)
flamingo-lake-nakuruDay 1: Drive through the breath-taking view of the Rift Valley, Mt. Longonot, Lake Naivasha, Lake Elementaita and to Nakuru. Lake Nakuru (about 18 square meters) is the home of masses of flamingoes, and a large species of other birds can be seen here. In garden surroundings Water Buck Reed Buck, Impala, Thomson’s Gazelle and Buffalo area also easily seen. Lunch is provided either in a lodge or a camp in the Park. After lunch the tour returns to Nairobi, arriving at about 18:00hr
THE TAMARIND SEA FOOD EXPERIENCE
tamarindOpen daily for lunch and Dinner (closed on Sundays)
The Tamarind Restaurant in Nairobi offers a wide selection of exotic seafood brought daily fresh from the coast and prepared to international standards.
The food and the surroundings have made it Nairobi’s most popular up-market restaurant, and it is seldom possible to get a table without a reservation. The menu is a blend of the best of French Asian and African cuisines with the same famous specialties as Tamarind Mombasa.
There is a mezzanine bar and private dining room which can cater for up to 20 people. The ground floor restaurant caters for 80 people.
These are available at the various destination and include tours to tribal villages, various excavation or historical sites.
DEEP SEA FISHING
Available at the East African coast namely Mombasa, Watamu, Malindi, Lamu, Zanzibar and Pemba Islands.
Windsor Golf & Country Club, Nairobi Royal Golf Club, Rift Valley Golf Resort, Mt. Kenya Safari Club, Aberdare Country Club, Nyali Golf Club, Leisure Lodge, Steenberg Country Club