NAIROBI CITY TOUR & MUSEUM (2 hours)
Visit the Central business district, National Museum and Snake Park.
KAREN BLIXEN, GIRAFFE CENTRE, KAZURI & UTAMADUNI (4 hours)
Truly a must for all 'Out of Africa' fans including visits to the Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre – feed the endangered Rothchild Giraffe at a close range. Daphne Sheldrick rhino & elephant orphanage (MUST be there at feeding time 11-1200 hrs), the bead factory at Kazuri beads and shopping for souvenirs at Utamaduni handicrafts centre.
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK (3 hours)
The best time to view game is when the sun is slowly creeping up into the sky (approx 0630hrs) and the animals have come out to feed before taking cover again. Afterwards, visit the Animal Orphanage.
CARNIVORE EXPERIENCE (3 hours)
Simply for meat lovers - try the barbequeed crocodile, Ostrich amongst other game and domestic varieties of meat which will be brought to your table on spears.
KAZURI BEADS & UTAMADUNI HANDICRAFTS (3 hours)
Kazuri produces handmade, hand-painted ceramic jewellery in Nairobi, Kenya. Each bead which goes to make up a necklace or bracelet is shaped by hand, without the aid of moulds or forms. The beads are then polished and kiln fired, painted and fired again before being strung. Notes: Located 10 kilometres from the city centre
THE BOMAS OF KENYA (3hrs)
You will be treated to the rich traditional dances & culture of Kenya.
Before or after watching the Bomas dances, patrons take a leisurely guided tour of traditional villages with a trained information officer for an insight into the rich diversity of the culture of people of Kenya.
The Word “Bomas “ is authentic and African meaning simply “An African Homestead”. There are several different Bomas each representing one of Kenya's major ethnic groups and built to the original traditional architecture of an African Home as built by the ancestors. Here, visitors are able to see and experience the rural Kenya life and its social settings.
Take a walk through the factory and witness the A to Z of glass blowing. With a long blowing pipe, the glassblower gathers a gob of molten 1100 degrees centigrade recycled window or bottle glass from the 400kg in the furnace. Using a piece of moistened newspaper, wooden and metal tools, the glass blower shapes, cuts and twists the molten mass into the shape he desires. End product are beautiful items like beads & jewelery, stained glass, household items and a host of other items.
KIAMBETHU TEA FARM
A walk through the tea plantations and forests. The lecture on growth and processing of tea is a good learning experience. Try your hand at tea picking on the farm, plucking the top two leaves and bud from each plantation. Lunch with the freshly processed tea is served at the farm house. Visits between 1100 -1430hrs. Located 40 kilometers from the city center
Day trip to Nakuru
Day trip to Naivasha with Crescent Island