Curated Activities – Day Tours in Nairobi
German and British colonialism was late to Kenya and so many tribal traditions remained untouched. Experience a day in the Ngong Hills with Masai tribal women, learning their traditions. and even making your own traditional Kenyan bracelet. – by Get Your Guide
Kereita Forest Zip Lining and Archery
An hour’s drive out of Nairobi is the Aberdares National Park and the Gatamaiyu river. This active day includes options for mountain biking and archery as well as ziplining. – by Viator
Karen Blixen’s “Out of Africa” Experience
One woman’s struggles to adjust to her colonial home made a wonderful biography and movie. Blixen’s home and grounds are a museum, and really show the way of life before World War II. Special visit to the Rothschild giraffe center. – by Viator
African Wildlife Day Out
Is there anything cuter than a baby elephant? No! Your private driver brings you to the giraffe center, plus a visit to the limited-access orphaned elephant center run by the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. You finish at the national park for a lengthy drive through a huge protected habitat. Seeing rhinos and lions is not unusual. – by Viator
Lake Nakuro and Wild Flamingos
Drive just about any direction out of the city and you’ll find a national park. This preserve attracts an estimated 450 species of birds, but the flamingos are the most famous. Of course, zebras, rhinos, hippos and gazelles may also be seen. The boat ride add-on makes the day. – by Viator
“Nairobi is hustle and bustle and there’s always something going on.” – Lupita Nyong’o.
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