Nairobi National Park Elephant Orphanage Giraffe Center and souvenir shopping
Enjoy a safari within sight of the city skyline on this door-to-door small-group tour that delivers Nairobi’s signature wildlife faster than the independent traveler could dream. Start with an early-morning game drive in Nairobi National Park; watch baby elephants being fed at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Centre; shop for souvenirs at Love Birds Gift Shop; and feed a Rothschild’s giraffe at the Giraffe Centre. Tour excludes entrance fees.
What to Expect
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK.
The tour starts with Your pick from any hotel within the city of Nairobi or nearest airport . The first visit is the Nairobi national park which is located approximately 4 miles (7 kilometers) from the city of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. Species found in the park include buffalo, baboon, rhinoceros, zebra, cheetah, gazelles, hippo, leopard, lion etc.
DAVID SHELDRICK – ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE
The next visit is to the David Sheldrick which is a world–class conservation figure and the premier authority on the successful raising of milk–dependent infant elephant and rhino orphans. Daphne Sheldrick’s Animal Orphanage, can be only be visited for an hour every day between 11am and noon.During this hour the baby elephants are brought out to play and to feed, and visitors can watch them from behind a rope. Wardens are on hand to explain the work of the orphanage and to answer any questions.
At this time you break for lunch in a nearby restaurant (not included in the pricing) we also take this time to do shopping at a nearby gift shop (Love birds gift shop). which is run by locals with their hand crafts as way of also supporting the local community in the area.
The next visit is the Giraffe center which was Established by Jock and Betty Leslie-Melville in 1979 as a sanctuary for the rare Rothschild giraffe. Here a resident expert also presents a private briefing on the Centre’s work to save the endangered Rothschild giraffe.
you will be provided with pellets to feed the giraffes by the guides to make friends with them while feeding and take pictures.
3.30 pm END OF TOUR.
You will be dropped off at you original pick up place or anywhere within the Nairobi city