This excursion gives you the opportunity to visit three exciting locations on one tour, making the most out of your day. All of the stops are situated on the outskirts Nairobi, in the Karen District, the tour takes 5 hours in total.
The first destination on the tour is the Karen Blixen Museum. Visitors can look around Blixen’s home and learn about the iconic Dutch author who was responsible for novels such as Out of Africa, Seven Gothic Tales and Anecdotes of Destiny. The highly successful film adaptation of her book, Out of Africa, was also filmed at this location. The beautiful house and the colourful gardens are surrounded by the Ngong Hills.
Lunch will be provided at Tamambo, the coffee house located on the grounds of the museum.
The next stop on the tour is the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. This organisation is a charity dedicated to the conservation of elephants and rhinos. Visitors will get the opportunity to watch the elephants feeding, playing and bathing. The keepers also give interesting talks about the progression of the orphans that have since been released into the wild. If you are lucky, you will also get to see a rare rhino orphan, before it is released back into the wild.
The final destination is The Giraffe Center. Guests will get the opportunity to see the giraffes up close and personal as well as feed them. This non-profit organization concentrates on the conservation and protection of the rare Rothschild giraffe, releasing over 500 back into the wild since it opened in 1979.
The sanctuary is also home to countless beautiful and exotic birds.
Karen Blixen, Giraffe Centre & Elephant Orphanage Tour Price Includes:
- Price per person
- All entry fees, service charge and taxes
- Pickup from your hotel in Nairobi and drop-off to your hotel
- Professional English speaking guides