Two Days in Nairobi City

The happening city of Nairobi is the capital and the biggest city of Kenya. The intriguing name stems from the Maasai descriptive phrase Enkare Nyrobi, translating to “a place of cool waters”. Before or after the long safaris to the safari attractions of Kenya. A short trip around the capital city can be very exciting if planned well. Between the city skyline view to the Karen area, a few museums, art galleries, and the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust within the Nairobi National Park and Taste of Safari Culinary serve as a uniquely-interesting intro to Kenya if planned well. Being the economic hub and largest city in East and Central Africa, Nairobi is a metropolis that blends a lot from the region. Travellers can also get a taste of nature since some of the attractions include getting up close and personal with animals as well as wildlife.


A visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (11AM – 12Noon or 5PM – 6PM)

Watch up-close young orphan elephants that you will never forget and learn about their complex social calendar. Meet the people who have realized the benefit of keeping healthy elephant populations with a goal to re-wild the younger residents, baby elephants who have either been abandoned by the herd after getting stuck down a well, or orphaned by poachers. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) takes care of them; a calf will suckle for 2 yrs in close protection. The team at DSWT has perfected the milk formula and skills needed to take of the calves up to full growth for translocation in the wild. Traveller Reviews…
Visiting hours are restricted to: 11AM – 12Noon
Foster parents of orphan elephants can visit them again between: 5PM - 6PM


Feed the Rothschild Giraffe Species at the Giraffe Centre

An afternoon visited to Giraffe Centre give visitors the chance to pet the rare Rothschild giraffes at the world-class Giraffe interactive centre. Located in Karen area, only a few minutes’ drive away from the DSWT and Nairobi National Park, this center is managed by the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife. Walking up the tall wooden platform, allows visitors to feed with available tasty grubs of pellet shaped biscuits, and pet the Giraffe at the same height-level. Be prepared for a welcome dose of giraffe breath and the gentle lick of long, sand-papery tongues. Traveller Reviews…


A Walk Around the Former Pristine Home of Karen Blixen

World renowned by the Oscar-Award-Winning film titled ‘Out of Africa’, the Karen Blixen Museum belongs to an eye-opening story of a by-gone era in Kenya. The museum was the home of Karen Blixen who authored her bestselling book ‘Out of Africa’ of her famed memoirs in Kenya between 1917 – 1931. Frequent visitors included the Prince of Wales, whom she entertained and dined and lovers Denys Finch Hatton whom she courted. The spending views of the surrounding hills and fauna are very fascinating on a walk around as visitors see the preserved belongings of the legendary author. Traveller Reviews…


Enjoy Swahili Culinary at the Makutano Grill Restaurant

Makutano Grill is a brilliant garden restaurant at the Karen area, ideal for farewell lunches before an evening transfer to the Jomo Kenyatta INT Airport after a Kenya Safari. The exciting menu features some Swahili dishes - very tasty and friendly waiters make the eat-out experience such a pleasure for a relaxed lunch meal and freshly-brewed coffee is served after the sumptuous meal. Guests can enjoy a stroll around the garden area and travellers can take out their bags to repack before they are transferred to the airport for their homebound flight. Traveller Reviews...

Next to the Makuto Grill Restaurant, is the Utamaduni Center a two-storey building that has some treasure-trove rooms with African artisan crafts; carefully arranged apparel prints, dining wares, art, and antiques and their friendly staff are able to assist in getting around, packing and/or with shipping if needed. Traveller Reviews…


Day Tour of the Nairobi National Park

The wildlife haven of Nairobi National Park at the backdrop of the capital’s skyscrapers is spectacular for spotting Rhinos, Lions, Elands, Zebras among other animals and birds. Travellers who have limited time in Kenya can enjoy a half-day tour around the Nairobi National Park, quite enchanting based on its close proximity to the central of Nairobi City. A morning game drive allows visitors to get phenomenal photographic opportunities of the endangered rhino species as they forage freely in the grasslands and grazing the grass. Giraffes and large plains herds as well as water birds are easily spotted when exploring the park’s gems. Big Cats (lions, leopards and cheetahs) are often spotted and the presence of buffalos and elephants and over 400 species of birds as well as hyenas showcases the biosphere supported on an enlivening game drive around the vast areas in the Nairobi National Park. Traveller Reviews…

Night Out at The Carnivore Restaurant & Simba Saloon
The Carnivore Restaurant has an exciting concept to serve soups, and salads and a variety of meats in from whole joints – leg of lamb, pork, ostrich, rump of beef, sirloin, spare ribs, sausages, chicken wings, skewered kidneys, even crocodile which are roasted on tradition Maasai swords over a huge charcoal pit. The feeding frenzy continues until the guests declare that they’ve had enough. Adjoining the Carnivore Restaurant is the Simba Saloon which has a vibrant informal restaurant that incorporates a childrens’ playground. There is a night club that operates from Wednesday to Sunday and has themed nights to cater for fans of contemporary music selections. Travellers staying the nearby Tamarind Hotel can enjoy a night out here with convenience. Traveller Reviews…