Nairobi & The Suburbs- Full Day Tour

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Nairobi National Museum + The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage + Lunch + Giraffe Centre + The Bomas of Kenya + Dinner Carnivore Restaurant.

Overview

Nairobi National Museum + The David Sheldric Elephant Orphanage + Lunch + Giraffe Centre + The Bomas of Kenya + Dinner Carnivore Restaurant.

08:00 a.m- We visit the Nairobi National Museum.

The Nairobi National Museum began as the Coryndon Museum, named for Sir Robert Coryndon, a prominent patron of the Uganda Natural History Society. On September 22, 1930, the site was opened as the Nairobi National Museum, a repository that preserves the history and cultures of Kenya. Later, Dr. Louis Leakey successfully raised funds to expand the museum, and many of the gallery names honor prominent personas of the past, such as Mahatma Gandhi, Aga Khan, Winston Churchill and others. During the 1960s, the Nairobi Snake Park was added to the museum.

Expansion continued to include research programs in ethnography and cultural anthropology in cooperation with the University of Nairobi and Institute of African Studies, as well as a close association with the Institute of Primate Research. Between 2005 and 2008, there have been significant fabricated and collection expansions of the museum to keep up with highest standards of excellence.

10:00 a.m- Leave for David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

Visit the orphaned elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (strictly 1 hour between 11:00am- 12:00noon), where you’ll find an adopted family of baby elephants that have been orphaned by either poaching or natural causes. Watch the baby elephants at their feeding time and mud baths, then learn about the conservation efforts of Daphne and David Sheldrick.

1230hs- 1330hrs- Lunch at the Galleria or a Chosen restaurant

1400hrs- Visit the A.F.E.W- Giraffe Center

The Giraffe Center was first opened in response to the endangered status of the Rothschild giraffe, the population of which had declined, reaching a low of 130 animals in the wild as a result of agricultural practices in their native habitat. Successful fundraising efforts secured monies to move four herds of these graceful animals to Lake Nakuru National Park, Nasalot Game Reserve, Mwea Game Reserve and Ruma National Park, and the success of these efforts has increased the population to over 500 individual giraffes in Kenya alone. The most exciting part of your tour visit to the Giraffe Center is the experience of seeing these animals up close and even feeding them! To raise awareness, the center provides free environmental education to young Kenyans and promotes conservation efforts of endangered species in Kenya.

1500HRS- The Bomas Of Kenya Tour

Later drive to the Bomas of Kenya and Learn More about Kenyan Culture and traditions. Thereafter enjoy dances at the venue conducted by traditional Dances in Costumes. The show time is: Monday to Friday – 2.30pm to 4.00pm. Weekends and Public Holidays -3.30pm to 5.15pm.

1800hrs-2000hrs- Dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant-Dining at Carnivore Restaurant, located around 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Nairobi’s city center, is not for the light eater, but rather an indulgent “Nyama Choma” dining venue where you sample an abundance of varied juicy meats roasted over a charcoal fire that are piled on your plate until your stomach is beyond full.

When the meat has reached a perfect temperature, waiters carry the full skewers through the restaurant, and the aromas tempt your taste buds and stir your curiosity. Since 1980, Carnivore Restaurant has been satisfying the appetites of meat lovers and safari adventurers with a never-ending selection of ostrich, crocodile; venison depending on what is locally available, served alongside beef, lamb, pork and chicken. Vegetarians are also catered for!

Drive back to your hotel of stay for the Overnight or transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

1-2 PAX Full day US 250 Inclusive of transport and entry fees. Excludes overnight in Nairobi

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Nairobi & The Suburbs- Full Day Tour
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