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Guided Nairobi Excursions

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Would you like to take home more than just memories of your trip to Kenya? Are you looking for true elite selection of shops or art galleries? Kenya and Nairobi has on offer a wide range of diverse and unique products that make ideal gifts.

We offer guided tours to the top boutique shops and galleries in areas that have the true elite selection of shops or art galleries that have the best to offer. We will take you to the best shops for souvenirs that are of an elite nature – real top gifts with the best of everything. Galleries, Studios, Shops located in the most hidden places in Nairobi.

These are locally escorted tours to ensure that our guests are getting the best deals. Our shopping guides know what is the most elegant and well-made items for you to take home after your safari. We have a fleet of smart vehicles and professional driver/guides for Airport services between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Wilson Airport to any hotel in Nairobi and beyond. We  will take you to the elite shops selling a high-end, authentic, unique wide selection of gifts and other memorabilia to crown your safari experience.

Modern Nairobi, the safari capital of Africa, is a perfect place to combine the safari and shopping experience. Nairobi is a place of great contrasts where diverse cultures all become components of a unique Nairobi character. The city hosts several separate open markets on various locations around the city commonly christened the Maasai Market.

In many hotels, lodges and camps throughout the country, you will find well stocked gift shops offering a wide array of traditional artifacts, jewellery, Kenya’s famous tea and coffee, all purpose fabric wraps to beautiful stone and wood carvings all inspired by the diverse range of cultures within Kenya’s borders.

 

 

Escorted Tours in Nairobi

Please free to contact us for all your  shopping &  excursions in Nairobi. .We offer a broad range of tours to suit most budgets and interests. Whatever you chose, we will ensure you have a memorable shopping and touring experience. Kenya is much more than the Annual migration, the Masai Mara and Safari experiences. The cultural and shopping experiences ‘outside’ the safari areas is worth exploring.

We start our tour with a morning safari at Nairobi National Park. This park is the oldest National Park in Kenya and the only National Park in the world close to a city. Besides that, it is a perfect set up for Game Viewing. You will enjoy your morning coffee while watching rhinos, lions, leopards, giraffes and many more. After that we visit the “David Sheldricks Elephant Orphanage Center” which serves as a rescue and rehabilitation center for baby elephants and rhinos. After a yummy lunch in a local restaurant we visit the “Giraffe Center”, which is an education & breeding program for the endangered Rothschild giraffe. This tour is also available as a half day – Nairobi National Park´ tour or as a half day -´Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center`tour.

Get to experience the best of the Kenyan capital combined with some delicious local cuisine. This tour is a must for all foodies. We start off our day with a safari in Kenya’s oldest National Park – Nairobi National Park. You get to spot leopards, rhinos, lions, giraffes and many more. After that we visit the cute baby elephants at David Sheldricks Elephant Orphanage Center and you get to feed giraffes at the Giraffe Centre.

Now it is time to actually “taste” Nairobi. We will enjoy lunch in a local restaurant and indulge in a coffee and tea tasting to complete your day. This tour is also available as a half day tour. Boasting boundless energy, Nairobi is a city like no other with a pulsing nightlife and a variety of excellent restaurants.

Daphne & David Sheldrick’s Elephant Animal Orphanage Nairobi Day Tour
For a unique wildlife experience for elephant lovers, a visit to the famous David Sheldrick’s Elephant Animal Orphanage is a must do.Here orphaned baby elephants amongst other animals are taken care of by a dedicated team of conservationists and you’ll have the opportunity to get close to them and see elephants playing and being fed. The public viewing is at 11-12noon every day. If you foster an orphan online, you can get a chance to visit during the foster parents visiting time at 5pm. A private visit can also be booked (in advance)

Giraffe Centre Day Tour | Nairobi Day Tour
One of the places you may want to visit is Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife’s famously known as The Giraffe Centre. The centre has pioneered an innovative breeding programme that’s helping to grow the population of the endangered Rothschild giraffe in the wild. You’ll learn more about this fascinating animal and the breeding project as you get up close and personal with the giraffes from the centre’s raised walkway.

Karen Blixen Museum
Karen Blixen Museum is the farmhouse of the late Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, where she lived from 1914 to 1931. The lovely colonial house has been preserved as a museum and is set in beautiful gardens. A lovely place to wander around or sit and rest.

Giraffe Centre
Here you can observe, hand-feed or even kiss endangered Rothchild’s giraffes from a raised circular wooden structure, which is quite an experience. There is an interesting display of information about giraffes and very informative park guides .The gift shop is wonderful.

Nairobi Arboretum
The 80-acre site is home to over 350 species of trees. It is a green and vibrant public space with a network of walking trails and picnic sites. The arboretum provides a wonderful oasis in the middle of bustling Nairobi.

Nairobi National Museum
Nairobi National Museum is housed in an imposing building amid lush, leafy grounds- The gardens are peppered with random sculptures- with a good range of cultural and natural history exhibits. One of the major attractions is the Peoples of Kenya series of tribal portraits by Born Free author Joy Adamson. The museum contains an excellent Gallery of East African Art where local artists display and sell their work.

Coffee Farm Visit
Karunguru Coffee Tours invites all domestic and international tourists to come and experience a different side of Kenya, a side that Kenya is famous for, a side that boosts the Kenyan economy. Here is an experience of Kenya’s black gold; Kenyan coffee! We welcome you to the Karunguru Estate Coffee Farm for a coffee tour that will take you through the journey that coffee has to go through before getting to your cup! The lush green country environment dotted with scenic hills, smooth valley and fresh country air is located 20 minutes from Nairobi’s city centre.

Tours are open from Tuesday to Saturday and run from 11.00am-16.00pm. Prior booking is requir

Tea Farm
Tea is one of the largest Kenyan exports, ranking Kenya as the third-largest tea exporter in the world! A tea farm visit provides a representation of Kenya during the colonial period, and most plantation owners/operators are third-generation British Kenyans. Time spent at the farm includes garden and trail walks, a fine-dining experience, and an interactive historical discussion with the farm owners.

Just a short drive from the heart of Nairobi, Kiambethu Farm at Limuru provides a tranquil insight into life on a settler farm.Situated at 7,200 ft., Kiambethu was bought and farmed by AB McDonell in 1910. He was a pioneer in the tea industry being one of the first to make and sell tea commercially in Kenya – now one of Kenya’s largest exports. Five generations have lived on the farm and it is currently run by his granddaughter Fiona Vernon. The farm house is set within beautiful gardens surrounded by acres of tea and indigenous forest – home to the Colobus monkey.

We offer daily tours starting at 11am

 

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