Short Activities

What to see and do while in Nairobi

A collection of short tour excursions that you can do while staying in Nairobi to help you understant the city's hospitality, culture, get to meet the people tours and go shopping. You will also get to sample some of the various food joints that Nairobi has to offer as well as come close to our wildlife heritage and witness first hand the wildlife conservation efforts in and around Nairobi.

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Giraffe Manor

The Giraffe Manor boast of uniquely untouched wilderness just 20 minutes away from Nairobi City. Come and experience the conservations efforts of the endangered Rothschild giraffe. Giraffe Manor, the wildlife conservation center and home of Daisy, the world famous Rothschild giraffe who starred in the film “The Last Giraffe”. You will have amazing encounters with the Rothschild’s giraffe who may visit morning and evening, sometimes poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat, before retreating to their forest sanctuary.


Nairobi City Tour

Cover through Nairobi city escapes as you get a chance to experience the hospitality of the Kenyan people, shop at Maasai Markets and the many upmarket malls. The tour covers the modern city center, the colorful market, Parliament, the Railway Museum and the renowned National Museum where there are spellbinding displays of early man, tribal regalia and the flora and fauna of Kenya. A visit to the adjacent snake park is also included. The tour returns to the city center by lunchtime.

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Daphne Shedrick's Elephant Orphanage

Just 45 minutes outside Nairobi city, come mingle with the elephant orphans as they are rehabilitated and get a chance to even feed them. (Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage situated on the outskirts of Nairobi (approximately 45 minutes drive). David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is located on a plot within the Nairobi National Park and the Sanctuary cares for orphaned baby Elephants, tame black and white rhino calves and adults)
Come & feed the animals plus get a chance to view the handlers feeding them. The Private Session strictly between 1500 Hours to 1600 Hours each day allows you to see the animals in private and you will be able to interact with them. This requires advance booking through Leon Villas Guesthouse.


Lake Nakuru Daytrip

A visit to our pick and feathered friends at Lake Nakuru will give an adventurous traveller the much needed break from the Nairobi city. Lake Nakuru lies in the volcano –strewn Rift Valley, one of a chain of 8 lakes, which stretch the length of Kenya from Tanzania to Ethiopia. The 160 km’s drive from Nairobi passes through highland farms of the Kikuyu people before descending an escarpment into the dramatic landscape of the Rift. Lunch is taken in the Park and is followed by and extensive tour which focuses on the bewildering spectacle of a million flamingo but which also seeks out the large variety of wildlife with which the Park abounds. On the return journey to Nairobi a stop is made at Lake Naivasha where tea is taken among the fever trees and where bird watchers will delight in the fantastic array of bird life

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Carnivore Restaurant

The Carnivore is considered Kenya's Ultimate Beast of a Feast'. Whole joints of meat- legs of lamb and pork, rumps of beef spare ribs, sausages, chicken wings, skewered kidneys, even ostrich and crocodile and other tasty morsels are roasted in traditional maasai swords over a huge, spectacular charcoal pit that dominates the entrance of the restaurant.
Normally waiters welcome you for starters with a delicious hot soup, and then carry the meat swords around the restaurant, carving unlimited amounts of the prime meats onto sizzling, cast iron plates in front of you. A wide selection of salads, vegetable side dishes, and a variety of exotic sauces accompany the meat feast. After this meal, dessert and coffee follow.


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