Nairobi walking tour

Trip Highlights: Nairobi best walking Excursions through Nairobi City to Kenya railways, National Archives, National Museums, jevanjee gardens., Explore Nairobi National Museum, learn about Nairobi’s history, See pythons and adders at the Snake Park, Discover the historic buildings of Kenya’s capital his Nairobi sightseeing tour gives you the opportunity to explore the Kenyan capital in full, to discover its history and see some of its historic buildings.

You will get round-trip transportation from central Nairobi hotels, and the services of an English-speaking guide throughout the tour.

• Kenya National Archives
Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services (KNADS) is situated at the edge of the central business district in downtown Nairobi along Moi Avenue next to Ambassadeur Hotel. The archives look out on the landmark Hilton Hotel, while on the rear side is Tom Mboya Street. It was established in 1965. It holds 40,000 volumes

 • Snake Park
The Nairobi Snake Park was started in January, 1961 to meet a popular attraction and to provide a research facility on reptiles, breeding of snakes. Live snakes were exhibited on experimental basis at the entrance of the Museum in 1958 which later became a popular attraction.When the popularity was noted, a portion of land in front of the Museum and down to the Nairobi River was acquired by the Museum Trustees for the development of Botanical gardens and exhibitions on live snakes.

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• National Museum
The Museum was initiated in 1910 by a group of enthusiastic naturalists under the then East Africa and Uganda Natural History Society [currently the East African Natural History Society (EANHS)], who needed a place to keep and preserve their collections of various specimens. The first site for the museum was at the present Nyayo House, which later became too small and a larger building was put up in 1922 where the Nairobi Serena Hotel stands today.

• Kenyatta International Conference
The Kenyatta International Conference Centre, colloquially known as the “KICC”, now known as the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, was commissioned by Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, the 1st President of the Republic of Kenya, in 1967. It was designed by the Norwegian architect Karl Henrik Nøstvik and the construction was carried out by contractors Solel Boneh & Factah. This was done in three phases. Phase I was the construction of the podium, Phase II consisted of the main tower and Phase III involved the Plenary

Package cost: kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel)
Cost Includes:

•Service of an English speaking driver guide
•    park entrance fees to include government taxes
•    Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
•    Walk or cycle as detailed in the itinerary
•    Start and end in Nairobi.
• Entrance fees to the Nairobi National Park
• Any applicable taxes

Cost Excludes:

-Tips

-Laundry

-Beverages/Drinks

-International flights

-Visas

-Items of a personal nature

-Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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Nairobi city Tour excursion

Nairobi city Tour excursion
Nairobi excursion: Nairobi driving City Tour Excursion (3 hours)
 

Trip Highlights: This is a short city tour in Nairobi that takes you through the Central Business District viewing the shopping center, City market, parliament buildings, Kenyatta International Conference Centre ( KICC) and the Railway station. After this, a brief tour to the snake Park and the National museum a short distance away from the central district.

Nairobi City Tour offers you the opportunity to see the city within a short time and discover Nairobi beauty and Nairobi National Park Day excursion
Nairobi National park excursion is conveniently situated almost on the doorstep of the capital close to the airport the Nairobi national park is ideal for making acquaintance with Kenya and good preparation for a safari. smaller and more compact than game sanctuaries further afield the beautiful well-kept Nairobi national par contains a satisfying number of Africa’s best known animals- gazelle, zebra, giraffe and buffalo, lion, leopard, and cheetah that may prove to be camera friendly than those in the bush.

Nairobi National Park Kenya’s first ever National Park is a unique and unspoilt wildlife haven within sight of the city’s skyline. Rhino, buffalo, cheetah, zebra, giraffe, lion and plenty of antelopes and gazelles can be seen roaming in this open plains country with a section of highland forest as well as stretches of broken bush country, deep, rocky valleys and gorges with scrub and long grass. Ornithologists catch with over 300 bird species including the Secretary bird, crowned cranes, vultures, peckers and many more
The park is one of the best places in Kenya to spot rhino’s .in the southeast of the park you can walk through an acacia forest to try to spot hippopotamus and crocodiles sunning themselves on Athi River.

Package cost: kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel)

Cost Includes:

•Service of an English speaking driver guide
•    park entrance fees to include government taxes
•    Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
•    Walk or cycle as detailed in the itinerary
•    Start and end in Nairobi.

• Entrance fees to the Nairobi National Park

• Any applicable taxes

Cost Excludes:

-Tips

-Laundry

-Beverages/Drinks

-International flights

-Visas

-Items of a personal nature

-Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

3 Days / 2 Nights Maasai Mara Private Tented Camp Safari

Places of Interest: Maasai Mara, the Great Rift Valley
What you are likely to see: The big five, numerous plains game and different bird species
Scheduled activities: Game drives, photography, birding, e.t.c.
Optional activities: Visit to Maasai villages for culture, hot air balloon safari, guided nature walks and bird walks
Mode of transport: Private safari minibus with open roof for better game viewing and photography
Accommodation: 2 nights in tented camp on full board

Summary of Attractions:

The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is an extension of the Serengeti National Reserve in Tanzania. It is not the largest park in Kenya, but probably the most famous. The entire area of the park is nestled within the enormous Great Rift Valley that extends from the Mediterranean Sea to South Africa. The terrain is primarily open grassland with clusters of acacia tree. Wildlife tends to be most concentrated in the western border in the Oloololo escarpment because the swampy ground means that access to water is always good and human disruption is usually minimal

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara National Reserve

Meet and greet at your preferred location in Nairobi by “Victoria Safaris Representatives” in the morning at 7.30am. Receive a short briefing about your safari to have a rough idea of the tour program before departing by road to Maasai Mara. You will drive through the scenic Great Rift Valley and stop shortly for photos if need be, and then proceed to Maasai Mara via Narok town arriving in time for check in and lunch at the camp. After lunch, you will proceed with afternoon game drives within the extensive park, which is home to the big five among other plains game. In the evening you will be transferred back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Lunch, dinner and breakfast at Ashnil Mara Camp or similar

Day 2: Maasai Mara National Reserve

Spend the day within the heart of the Maasai Mara viewing wildlife and birds. You will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives giving you an opportunity to experience what cannot be captured in pictures or music, which is the true magic of Kenya. Other optional activities include a visit to the Maasai villages, night game drives, bush barbecues / cocktails, guided nature walks or hot air balloon rides above the spectacular Mara.

Lunch, dinner and breakfast at Ashnil Mara Camp or similar

Day 3: Maasai Mara National Reserve – Nairobi

After breakfast, you will enjoy an early morning game drive for a chance to spot the early predators as they start off the day. Thereafter you will exit from the park and have lunch at Narok Town. After lunch you will drive back to Nairobi arriving in the evening. Upon arrival, you will be transferred back to your preferred location within Nairobi marking the end of your safari.

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Package cost: kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel)

Inclusions:

 All park entrance fees and conservation fees
 Full board accommodation in the specified camp or a similar camp
 Flying doctors emergency evacuation insurance
 Services of a professional English-speaking tour driver/guide
 Game drives in a private 4×4 safari land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing and photography
 Applicable government taxes

Exclusions:

 Optional activities like cultural visits, balloon safaris, guided nature walks, e.t.c
 Extras at the camp i.e. beverages and drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
 International or local flight fees and departure taxes
 Tipping
 Personal travel insurance including loss or damage of luggage
 Any other item not included in itinerary

Nairobi City Tour – 3 hours

Highlights:

History of Nairobi: Founded in 1899, the city was handed capital status from Mombasa in 1905. Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. It is popularly known as the “Green City in the Sun”. Nairobi is also the capital of the Nairobi Province and of the Nairobi District. The city lies on the Nairobi River, in the south of the nation, and has an elevation of 1661M (5450 ft) above sea-level. Nairobi is currently the 4th largest city in Africa and the most populous city in East Africa, with an estimated urban population of between 3 and 4 million. According to the 1999 Census, in the administrative area of Nairobi, 2,143,254 inhabitants lived within 684 km².Nairobi is now one of the most prominent cities in Africa politically and financially. Home to many companies and organizations, Nairobi is established as a hub for Airlines into Africa, business and culture within East Africa.

What once was a remote railway outpost has become the largest city between Johannesburg and Cairo and is Kenya’s capital city and the world’s safari capital. It has long been the commercial centre of Eastern Africa and one of the world’s cross-roads with its international airport servicing most of the world’s airlines. Kenya’s capital city has risen in a single century from a brackish uninhabited swampland to a thriving modern capital. Nairobi is a city that never seems to sleep. The entire town has a boundless energy, and is a thriving place where all of human life can be found. This is a place of great contrasts where race, tribe and origin all become facets of a unique Nairobi character.

Itinerary:

The driver meets you at Jomo Kenyatta Airport upon your arrival . You will leave the airport and drive to the city centre for the half day tour. This tour covers the modern city centre, the colourful City market, Parliament buildings, Kenyatta International Conference Centre; the landmark of Nairobi (KICC), The 7th Memorial Park (Bomblast), the Railway Station and the Railway Museum the National Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, McMillan Memorial Library and the renowned National Museum where there are spell-binding displays of the early man, tribal regalia and flora and fauna of Kenya. A visit to the adjacent snake park is also included.

DSC09470The tour ends in the evening when you are transferred back to Jomo Kenyatta Airport to check in for your international flight.

Cost for solo person:

Cost Includes:
– Services of an English speaking driver guide
– Transport from Jomo Kenyatta Airport and back
– All entry fees to various attractions indicated

Cost Excludes:
– Extras – tips, meals, drinks or any other personal expenses
– Any extra excursions not indicated in the tour