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Giraffe Centre, Elephant Orphanage, and Bomas of Kenya Day Tour from Nairobi

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A day well spent visiting Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Kazuri Beads and Bomas of Kenya. A memorable experience to see Rothschild giraffes from a raised observation platform, baby elephants at elephant orphanage, the most successful elephant and rhino rescue program in the world. Then enjoy a whistle-stop tour of Kenyan culture on a colorful journey through Kenyan tribes, cultures and traditions at Bomas of Kenya.
Highlights
  • Nairobi combo tour covers wildlife and cultural highlights
  • Experience Kenyan culture and wildlife without leaving the city
  • Included entrance fees mean no hidden expenses
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at accommodations in Nairobi
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel and then make the first stop of the day at the Giraffe Centre, where endangered Rothschild’s giraffes are bred and protected. Climb onto a raised observation platform to feed giraffes by hand before continuing to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an important conservation center with an orphanage for baby elephants and rhinos.

Next, see how classic pottery beads are made at a Kazuri bead factory, following the process from beginning to end. Head to the Bomas of Kenya, which recreates traditional homes and cultures from across the country for a fascinating overview; you’ll have free time to purchase lunch in the on-site restaurant. In the afternoon, explore exhibitions at the Bomas of Kenya, catching cultural shows that range from music to dance, fashion, poetry, and more.

The tour concludes with drop-off at the original departure point.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our day at the elephant orphanage and giraffe centre. Our guide, Patrick, was excellent and made sure we had good viewing spots. We then booked a tour to the National Park for the next day. The company were very flexible to fit...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

Our guide and driver for the day was the informative and charming Kelvin whose aim was to ensure that our day was amazing and it was certainly that. We began our tour as the gates opened at the Giraffe Centre ensuring that we were the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

Thanks so much espipap for choosing us among many and taking your time writing a wonderful review. We are really grateful you had an amazing day out with our driver guide Kelvin. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future

Reviewed July 7, 2019

Francis picked us up at our hotel. He was actually waiting for us in the lobby 10 minutes before I scheduled departure time. Francis said he has been a guide for 10 years, which is evident because he shared a lot of facts on the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thanks FrequentFlier203290 for giving us an opportunity to serve you and going a head leaving a wonderful review. We are grateful you had an amazing experience day out with us driver guide Francis. We look forward to serving you again in the near future.

Reviewed July 6, 2019

Our driver Francis Ngei picked us up promptly at our hotel at 8:00. We first went to the Giraffe centre. It was the best time to go since the giraffes were hungry and many came for our food. Interesting talk on the Rothschild's giraffes. Next...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thank you so much MandyLanley2019 for choosing us among many and taking your time writing a wonderful review. We are indeed happy you had a great day out with our driver guide Francis. We look forward to meeting and serving you again together with your...More

Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

This tour was simply phenomenal, what an amazing way to spend your first day in Nairobi and hit multiple hot spots without having to plan each excursion separately. Our driver was so friendly and informative , stayed with us the entire time . Also took...More

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GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thank you so much KingB1012 for picking us among many to serve you and taking your time to write a great review. We are indeed grateful you had an amazing experience with our driver guide. We look forward to serving you again in the near...More

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The guides are very flexible and I am sure they can accommodate you. I organized my pick up and drop off through my room accommodations.
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