Head out of town to Nairobi’s leafy Karen suburb Get up close to the endangered Rothschild giraffe at the Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife’s Giraffe Centre Head to David Sheldrick’s famous Elephant Orphanage for an unforgettable visit Learn how local programs in Nairobi are helping to reintegrate animals back into the wild Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: We visit a wilderness centre for giraffes that aims to support population growth of the endangered Rothschild giraffe and donate a small fee to the centre per traveller. We also visit an elephant orphanage which helps to protect orphaned baby elephants and integrate them back in the wild and donate a small fee to the centre per traveller.
EscapeNairobi’s bustling city centre and head towards the leafy suburb of Karen. Nairobi has become famous for its traffic – butyou’ll get tosit back andtake inthe interestingsites of local life on our journeythroughEast Africa’s largest city. Your driverandguide will be tell you about Nairobi’s history and modern life as youtravel. Our first stop will be the Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife’s famous Giraffe Centre. The centre has pioneered an innovative breeding programmethat’s helping to grow the populationof the endangered Rothschild giraffe in the wild.You’ll learn more about this fascinating animal and the breeding project as you get up closeand personal withthe giraffesfromthe centre’s raised walkway. Afterwards, we’llhead the short distance to David Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage, located on the edge of Nairobi National Park. Since its inception, the project has hand-rearedmore than150 baby elephantsthat have beenorphanedin the wild, often due to poaching. The orphanage helps toreintegratethese gorgeous creatures into the wilds of Tsavo National Park in theeast of thecountry.You’ll learn more about this fascinating venture and see the baby elephantsbeingfed by their keepers. We’ll thenhead back to central Nairobi,where our tour will end around lunchtime, leaving you free for the rest of the afternoon to explore downtown Nairobi on your own.
Local English-speaking guide, transportation, entry fees.
Food and drinks, souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips/gratuities for your local guide.
Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
This trip is offered on a "join-in" basis. Maximum group size is 12.
When packing, be aware that dress standards are conservative throughout Africa. To respect this, and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means covering shoulders and no short shorts. We recommend a mixture of loose, lightweight clothing and warm clothing for the evenings. Shorts should be knee-length. Singlets and tank tops are not suitable. Topless sun bathing is unacceptable.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
Kenya Comfort Hotel Suites, Junction of Jakaya Kikwete and Ralph Bunche Roads, Milimani, Nairobi
Kenya Comfort Hotel Suites, Junction of Jakaya Kikwete and Ralph Bunche Roads,, Milimani, Nairobi
Nature, History & Heritage, Local Food
01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022
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