For those without much time for long safaris, here is a list of short
excursions from Nairobi whose time ranges from 2 hrs to 2 days. These are
particularly ideal for travellers with stop-overs in Nairobi or those in
Nairobi for business. To book or make further enquiry.
Nairobi City Tour - 2 hrs
A tour of the City Center, Shopping areas, Parliament Buildings, National
Museum and Snake Park
Nairobi National Park - 4 hrs
Visit the Nairobi National Park only a few kilometers from the city center. Of the big five, only the elephant is absent. The tour will include The Nairobi Safari Walk .
Bomas of Kenya - 3 hrs
Enjoy the rich traditional music accompanied by dance at this cultural
center, then take a guided tour of the different bomas (huts) within the
The Carnivore Experience - 2 hrs
Lunch or dinner at The Carnivore Restaurant, considered "Africa's greatest
Eating Experience". The Restaurant serves every type of barbecue meat
imaginable, including four choices of wild game.
Karen Blixen Museum & Giraffe Centre - 4 hrs
A tour of the Karen Blixen Museum situated at the foot of the Ngong Hills.
The Museum was originally the home of Karen Blixen of the Out of Africa
fame. This is combined with a visit to the Giraffe Center, an educational
centre and part of African Fund for Endangered Wildlife. The park has a
small herd of Rothschild's Giraffe which are endangered specie and you
will get a chance to feed them.
Day Trip to Lake Nakuru Lodge
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the floor of the Rift Valley
stopping to marvel at the views of the escarpment along the way. Arrive
Lake Nakuru National Park for mid-morning game drive. Proceed for lunch at
Lake Nakuru Lodge. Another short game drive as you get out of the park,
and drive back to Nairobi arriving early evening.
Mount Kenya (Serena Mountain Lodge) - 2 Days:
Day 1. Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the lower slopes of Mt.
Kenya arriving Serena Mountain Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon guided
forest nature walk. Evening and overnight floodlit game viewing. Mountain
Lodge rightfully boasts of having the highest record of animal visits and
sightings in the area. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Depart after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving approx
Aberdare National Park (The Ark) - 2 Days
Day 1 : Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive through central Kenya to
Aberdare Country Club arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon transfer to
the Ark with en route game drive at the Salient. Set in the heart of the
Aberdare National Park, this unique game lodge overlooks a floodlit
waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of wildlife - elephant,
rhino, leopard, bushbuck and occasionally an elusive bongo or giant forest
hog. Evening/overnight floodlit game viewing.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Transfer to Aberdare Country Club after breakfast, thereafter
departing for Nairobi arriving approx. 1200hrs
Masai Mara - 2 Days Lodge
Day 1-2 : Depart Wilson Airport and fly to Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Transfer to lodge. Lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner $ overnight at
Day 3 . Morning game drive, then transfer to the airstrip for flightback
to Nairobi, arriving approx 1300 hrs
Masai Mara - 2 Night Camping
Day 1-2: Depart Wilson Airport and fly to Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Transfer to camp. Lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner $ overnight at
Day 3: Morning game drive, then transfer to the airstrip for flightback to
Nairobi, arriving approx 1300 hrs
White Water Rafting
White water rafting is available is a one day excursion to River Tana
(departing Nairobi at 08:00hrs and returning approx 18:00hrs, or 3 days
excursion featuring Athis River and Mathioya. These excursions are
seasonal depending on the water levels. Please enquire:
Transfer from the airport on the arrival day to the hotel
Safari vans for game drive
Park entry fees
3 meals a day, bottled water for use during the safari
Accommodation in Camping/Hotel
All Camping Fees
All international air transport to and from Nairobi
Alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks
Any Medical expenses