1 Day Tours | Nairobi Excursions

Elephant Orphanage & Giraffe Centre

You will then visit the David Shedrick Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffe Centre, which is home to the endangered Rothschild giraffe.

Since opening in 1979, the center has rescued, hand-reared and then released back into the wild around 500 orphaned giraffes.

In this Nairobi excursion, you will get to feed the giraffes from a raised observation platform.

Rate includes:

  • Transportation by 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser
  • Nairobi National Park game drive and entry fees
  • Giraffe Centre visit and entry fees
  • David Shedrick Elephant Orphanage visit and entry fees
  • Lunch at Carnivore Restaurant

Rate excludes:

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Number of pax Rate per person in USD
2-3 186
4-6 150

Nairobi Excursion Itinerary

This is an 8-hour Nairobi excursion and it begins with a pick-up at your hotel followed by a drive to the Nairobi National Park which hosts 4 of the Big 5.

Here, you will enjoy a full morning game drive as your eyes feast on the ostriches, cheetahs, hyenas, leopards, rhinos, lions, buffalo, antelopes, gazelles and more.

You will then visit David Shedrick Elephant Orphanage from 11:00am-12:00 pm to view the elephants that you missed out on at the game drive.

The elephants will be brought to a cordoned area by their keepers where you will watch them play and be fed.

At 1:00 pm, you will stop for lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant then head over to the Giraffe Centre where you will have an up-close encounter with the Rothschild giraffe.

The Giraffe Center visit takes approximately 1 hour, after which you will be dropped off back at your hotel or other agreed location.


  • Thrilling game drive at Nairobi National Park
  • Feed the giraffes at the Giraffe Centre
  • Visit the Shedrick Elephant Orphanage
  • Enjoy a scrumptious lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant
  • End

Option 2

Nairobi National Park: – 4 hours Price: US$ 95 per person

The unique wildlife sanctuary is just a few kilometers from Nairobi’s bustling city center but despite its proximity over 50 species of mammals can be found there, including four of the Big Five. The tour also includes a visit to the animal orphanage at the park gate. The tour returns to the city center by sundown.

Price: US$ 95 per person.

Karen Blixen and Giraffe Center Price: US$ 60 per person

Drive towards the Ngong Hills and pass the Ngong village to the Karen Blixen Museum which was, for many years, the home of Karen of the “Out of Africa” fame. Learn somethings about this legendary lady who did not allow the land of Africa to conquer her spirit and later proceed to the Giraffe Center to see and feed the famous Rothschild Giraffe and her family.

Price: US$ 60 per person.

Carnivore Experience Price: US$ 50 per person ( Inclusive of transport)

Guaranteed daily at 12.30 p.m. and 7.00p.m. Nairobi has many restaurants offering varieties of cuisine. We recommend a dinner or lunch at the Carnivore, which is famous for the succulent stew and barbecue dishes of game meat as an excellent compliment to a holiday in Kenya; especially as an excellent welcome, or farewell dinner.

Price: US$ 50 per person ( Inclusive of transport)

Bomas of Kenya- 3 hours Price: US$ 45 per person

You will be treated to a rich traditional music and dance show at this cultural center. Bomas of Kenya is only ten kilometers from the city center

Price: US$ 45 per person.

Rift Valley /Lake Nakuru – Full Day

Enjoy the view of the Great Rift Valley from the escarpments and then descend to the Lake Nakuru National Park. A game drive to view thousands of flamingo and other bird species in addition to viewing the white and black Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo and Waterbuck among others. Lunch is served at either Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or Lake Nakuru Lodge.

Price: US$ 180 per person.

Mount Longonot Day Tour The cost is $150.

The mountain lies about 90km from Nairobi. Depart at 07.00am for a short drive to the base of Mount Longonot, in Naivasha. Drop off at the gate.
Accompanied by a guide, start your hike which on the 3.1km trail which runs from the park entrance up to the crater rim. This continues in a 7.2km loop encircling the crater. The whole tour (gate-around the rim-gate) of 13.5km takes about 4-5 hours. Be careful during the hike as the paths are heavily eroded with very steep edges. Animals such as Buffalo, Zebra Giraffe, Grants gazelle and Thompson gazelles. Many birds will also be seen. Take short breaks as you hike along to get the energy to make it to the crater at the top.
Descend back to the base and join your vehicle for your drive back to Nairobi.

The cost is $150.

Hell’s Gate, Lake Naivasha Day Trip The cost will be $180

Depart Nairobi at 06.30am for a drive to the Rift Valley to arrive at Hell’s Gate National Park by 08.00am. At this park you have the option of hiring a bike to have a safari up- close with animals such as gazelles, zebra, giraffes and many others. A walk down to the gorge is a great opportunity to experience the hot springs (natural Spa). You also have opportunities of hiking the Fischer’s tower for those who want to practice their climbing skills. Have a break for lunch and then head off for a boat ride at Lake Naivasha to see the beautiful bird life and the hippos. Drive back to Nairobi in the evening.



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