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Best Day Tour Giraffe Center Elephant Orphanage Kazuri Beads & Bomas of Kenya

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    Stop At: Giraffe Centre, Duma Rd, Nairobi Kenya

    The tour starts by pick up at your Nairobi Hotel or home 8AM. You will then be driven to the Giraffe centre where you will learn more about the conversation efforts to conserve an endangered species. The center's main purpose is to protect and help with the breeding of the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. Under the supervision of a professional, you can feed the giraffes from a raised observation platform. These platforms allow the visitors to come eye-to-eye with the giraffes. The center also has a large auditorium where visitors can listen to talks about Giraffe conservation and a various activities the center is involved in. The second stop is the Elephant Orphaned Trust; it is strictly open between 11 am and 12 noon. Here you will be able to see rescued baby and teenage elephants and learn their unique stories of how they got there, how they got their names and what plans are there to release them. Daphne Sheldrick, as part of the David Sheldrick Conservation Foundation, rehabilitates baby elephants and other wildlife here at her home just outside of Nairobi National Park. These babies have lost their mothers to poaching, death, injuries, on getting lost in the wild or other tragedies. You will then be driven to the Kazuri Beads factory. This is a pottery company that makes one of the world most beautiful beads. You will be shown all the stages from the start to the finish. You will be taken out for lunch (own expense) at Bomas of Kenya or Tamambo or similar restaurant then enter auditorium for cultural dances The tribal cultural shows happens every day from 2:30pm to 4pm and display tribal talent in music, dance, theatre/drama, fashion show, poetry/recitals and comedies. If you are interested in Kenyan culture or just want an afternoon of African entertainment, this is a day trip not to be missed!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Mbagathi Road Kws Workshop Entrance - Nairobi National Park, Nairobi 00503 Kenya

    The second stop is the Elephant Orphaned Trust; it is strictly open between 11 am and 12 noon. Here you will be able to see rescued baby and teenage elephants and learn their unique stories of how they got there, how they got their names and what plans are there to release them. Daphne Sheldrick, as part of the David Sheldrick Conservation Foundation, rehabilitates baby elephants and other wildlife here at her home just outside of Nairobi National Park. These babies have lost their mothers to poaching, death, injuries, on getting lost in the wild or other tragedies.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kazuri Beads, 90, Nairobi, Kenya

    You will then be driven to the Kazuri Beads factory. This is a pottery company that makes one of the world most beautiful beads. You will be shown all the stages from the start to the finish.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bomas of Kenya, Langata Rd Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200 Kenya

    You will be taken out for lunch (own expense) at Bomas of Kenya or Tamambo or similar restaurant then enter auditorium for cultural dances The tribal cultural shows happens every day from 2:30pm to 4pm and display tribal talent in music, dance, theatre/drama, fashion show, poetry/recitals and comedies. If you are interested in Kenyan culture or just want an afternoon of African entertainment, this is a day trip not to be missed!

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your Nairobi Hotel/ Accommodation or Airport
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    24h
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Giraffe Centre
    • Entry/Admission - David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
    • Entry/Admission - Kazuri Beads
    • Entry/Admission - Bomas of Kenya
    Exclusions
    • Lunch -own expense (available for purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I enjoyed my time very much. I was travelling alone so it was nice to meet new people during the tour. The tour itself was really informative and great for first timers in Nairobi. Our guide Francis was excellent! He was so friendly he even...More

    Thank regine39
    GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much Regine for giving Gracepatt chance to serve you and going ahead writing and excellent review. We are delighted to read that you had an amazing and incredible experience with our driver guide Francis. We look forward to having you in another...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2019

    After a visit to the Mara the Giraffe Centre was a mistake. It is stupidly expensive at $30 per person just to feed the giraffes by hand. Seriously???? It is okay for kids and exciting for them and for adults who are not doing a...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Fawzia S
    GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2019

    Hi Fawzia S, your review well received though we are wondering because we do not have your details in our system and our Trip you are tagging is very different with what you are reviewing and if you can check well, we don't charge this...More

    Reviewed 20 June 2019

    Excellent day trip. Feeding the giraffes from your hand is the highlight. You also get close enough to the elephants to pet them too. We were picked up at our hotel no problems and our driver also took us to a shopping mall after the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank M11GBY
    GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

    Thank you so much M11GBY for giving us chance to serve you and going ahead writing a wonderful review. We are grateful you enjoyed your day out with our driver guide Francis. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future.

    Reviewed 23 January 2019

    I really enjoyed the giraffe center and the elephant orphanage, the beads factory was very informative and Bomas showed me the great variety of the culture The whole day was great, enjoyable and very informative but Francis, my guide, was a big part of it....More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank Stefanie D
    GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

    Thank you so much Stefanie for giving us chance to serve you and going ahead leaving a great review. We are indeed happy you enjoyed your day out with our guide Francis. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future.

    Reviewed 8 December 2018

    I went to visit Bomas of Kenya with my driver and guide Francis. Had a blast. He is super funny. He showed me around and had a great knowledge. In general I had a great afternoon to see the culture of this beautiful country of...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank AndreaF4464
    GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

    Thank you Andrea for giving us chance to serve you and taking your time to write a wonderful experience with us. We are happy you enjoyed your afternoon with our Driver Guide Francis. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. Regards

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