Nairobi city tour
This tour takes you round the beautiful city of Nairobi this includes The national museums of Kenya and the adjacent snake park, the railway museums where old steam locomotives are exhibited including the particular one that superintendent John Lyall was taken from by man eating lions of Tsavo East back in the year 1901 visit also our parliament buildings, The law courts and the City hall( office of the city mayor) The city market which has a wide variety of African artifacts, tropical fruits as well as flowers of different kinds ,visit also the kenyatta conference centre and ascend to the very top to view Nairobi city from this point you will see virtually the extent of Nairobi city,
Nairobi National park 3hrs
This is just a unique wildlife sanctuary just 8kms away from the city centre, despite its proximity to the bustling city centre, the park has over 50 species of mammals with presence of four of the big five (the elephant are not in this park because the park is too small to accommodate the destructive nature of elephants), don’t fail to visit the animal orphanage where wounded or orphaned animals are nourted back to health visit, also the Safari walk and get an aerial view of animals from a raised artificial foot path, from this point watch animals descend into an artificial watering hole to quench their thirst
GIRAFFE CENTRE/ MAMBA VILLAGE AND KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUMS (4HRS)
Drive to Giraffe centre to view and feed the Rothschild Giraffe which is an endangered species from a specially constructed viewing platform and later watch a free movie on the development of that giraffe centre. From here drive to mamba village which is approximately 3kms away. This is a village of crocodiles and you could have your lunch besides the crocodiles, after your lunch proceed on to Karen Blixen museums this is the home of the famous “out of Africa” film which was for many years Karen’s home return to Nairobi after the tour.
Nairobi has many restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisines but there will be none other like carnivore experience which is famous for barbecue dishes and succulent steaks, game meat is also available This is famed as the meat eaters paradise, the meals here are guaranteed, lunch starts at 1230hrs and dinner is assured at 1900hrs daily the restaurant shall also provide a vegetarian menu on request , the meals are an excellent complements to lunch out or farewell dinner, don’t miss this carnivore special while you are in Nairobi.
BOMAS OF KENYA (2 1/2hrs)
A Boma is a kiswahili word for homestead hence kenyan homesteads depicting day to day lives of forty two (42) different ethnic groups in kenya their way of life, traditional dances, music songs and folklore also depicted here, there is an acrobatic show performed in a an splendid arena This bomas of kenya is situated just 10 kms away from the city centre.
BRACKENHURST ADVENTURES: (5HRS)
This is located on the grounds of Bracken Hurst international conference centre in limuru roughly a 40min drive from downtown Nairobi This place has an excellent challenge course facility situated in a pristine forest area the course includes a comprehensive low challenge course that is an excellent tool for building teams as well as teaching communication, problem solving skills and creative thinking skills, the course which is one of the largest of its kind in the continent also includes high elements ,and a forty five (45) foot
Outdoor climbing tower, which are great for building self confidence and team unity
This is the most comprehensive experimental training facility in the region the extensive ropes course combined with EastAfricasfirst rock climbing gym create a unique training environment each adventure program is tailored to meet specific needs of the group remember no two adventure challenges are the same.
HIDDEN JEWEL OF THIKA (6HRS)
The town is approximately forty five (45) km from the city centre and within town you find the undiscovered Blue post hotel build just next to two magnificent water falls namely Chania falls and ThikaRiver falls hence the name Hidden jewel of Thika
The hotel earned its name Blue post as it was a stop over for white travelers on their way to and from the city during the second world war in 1939, the British army camped on the site and build up a few bandas whose posts they were standing on were painted blue were painted blue and this was the origin of the name blue post.
LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK (1 DAY)
This National park lies in the volcano strewn great rift valley one of the chain of eight lakes which stretch the length of Kenya from Tanzania to Ethiopia .The park is approximately 160 km away from Nairobi and the drive takes you through rich kikuyu farmlands before the dramatic descend of the rift valley. You will arrive in the park in time for early lunch after your lunch engage on an extensive tour which focuses on the bewildering spectacle of a million flamingoes but which also seeks out the large variety of other plains game with which the park abounds there is a fantastic array of birds like flamingoes pelicans and other birds that breed in water return to Nairobi late in the evening.
MT LONGONOT AND LAKE NAIVASHA (1 DAY)
you will be picked from your Nairobi hotel after your breakfast depart towards the western side of Kenya with a stop over at the view point of the great rift valley where you will be in a position to view the sparkling lake Naivasha thousand of feet below .The Loita hills across the horizons and the panoramic views of the rift valley at large descend to the floor of the rift valley and on to the volcanic Mt longonot have a picnic lunch on top of Mt longonot and then descend back and drive on to lake Naivasha visit the famous staging post for imperial airways that flew boat services from Durban to London and on Naivasha Alternatively take a boat ride to crescent island where you can wonder on foot among herds of zebras wild beasts gazelles and giraffes N/B there are no predators here hence no possibility of an attack return in the evening to Nairobi
HELLS GATE AND CRATERLAKE (1DAY)
you will be picked from your Nairobi hotel after your breakfast depart towards the western side of kenya with a stop over at the view point of the great rift valley where you will be in a position to view the sparkling lake Naivasha thousand of feet below the loita hills across the horizons and the panoramic views of the rift valley at large descend to the floor of the rift valley and proceed to hells gate National park once in the park you can climb the Fishers tower which is made of obsidian rock(natural) don’t fail to visit the oljerowas gorge and with the help of the kenya wildlife service ranger descend to the bottom of the gorge" hell" from this gorge visit the geothermal power plant at olkaria and the hot springs this is the only park that allows walking and cycling freely. proceed to crater lake and have your lunch here besides the crater lake this is a tented camp on the lakeshore which was the final resting place of lady Diane Delamere this is also the most romantic tented camp in kenya with a thrilling night game drive with expert trackers, return to Nairobi late evening
TREE HOTEL (2 DAYS)
DAY 1 NAIROBI>>TREE HOTEL
Depart Nairobi to one of the three tree hotels either the Ark Treetops or Mountain lodge, arrive in time for your lunch at the base hotel if you are destined for the Ark your base hotel will be Aberdares country Club and for Treetops hotel your base hotel will be hotel outspan in Nyeri take your lunch at the base hotel and from here you will be transferred to the actual Tree hotel for dinner and overnight game viewing will be from the balcony of your hotel room, There is a flood lit waterhole and saltlick which is the essence of a visit to a tree hotel
DAY 2 TREE HOTEL NAIROBI
Early morning transfer back to your base hotel for breakfast and thereafter depart for Nairobi arriving before lunch time
N/B you will be transferred to the tree hotel and back by the hotel vans