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  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Duration:  9 hours (approx.)
Leave the urban metropolis of Nairobi and spend a day admiring Kenyan wildlife on this exciting full-day tour! Start with a game drive around Nairobi National Park, looking out for lions, leopards and zebras, and then stop to enjoy a traditional Kenyan lunch. Step back in time to colonial days with a visit to Karen Blixen Museum and learn about Karen Blixen herself – author of the award-winning ‘Out of Africa’ novel. Before returning to Nairobi, explore Langata Giraffe Center to see endangered Rothschild Giraffes.


  • Day trip to Nairobi National Park, Karen Blixen Museum and Langata Giraffe Center
  • Explore Nairobi National Park with a guide, seeing wildlife like lions and leopards
  • Enjoy a traditional Kenyan lunch with drinks at a restaurant near the park
  • Visit Karen Blixen Museum and learn about the Out of Africa novel and film on a tour
  • See endangered Rothschild Giraffes at Langata Giraffe Center

What You Can Expect

Nairobi National Park, Karen Blixen Museum and Langata Giraffe Center Tour from Nairobi

Get up close to endangered giraffes on a day trip from Nairobi!

Leave your central Nairobi hotel by luxury minibus, and then travel to Nairobi National Park, a wildlife haven roughly 4 miles (7km) from the city. As you travel, listen to your guide talk about the park and some of its incredible wildlife that you need to watch out for on arrival.
Swap your mode of transport to a game drive vehicle and explore, looking out for herbivores such as zebras and gazelles roaming the savannah plains, as well as the lions, leopards and cheetahs for which the park is famous. Learn about the animals and their natural habitat from your guide and gaze out at the rugged plains, set against the skyscrapers of Nairobi in the distance.

Stop for lunch at a local restaurant near the park and enjoy a traditional Kenyan meal with drinks. Refreshed and refueled, continue your tour to Karen Blixen Museum, a short distance away. Named after the author of the Out of Africa novel and Oscar-winning film, the museum is built on the spot of Karen Blixen’s old farm.

Left almost the same as when Karen Blixen lived there, the museum and grounds are meticulously well preserved, and it’s easy to imagine the days when the building was on the site of a thriving coffee farm. Learn all about Karen Blixen and Out of Africa on a 30-minute tour of the museum.

Then, hop back inside your minibus and travel to Langata Giraffe Center, just outside of Nairobi. Founded as a breeding center for the endangered Rothschild Giraffes, the attraction is run by the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife. Explore at leisure, admiring and hand-feeding the giraffes. It’s the perfect place to get close-up photos that you might not have been able to capture on safari!
Meet your guide at the pre-arranged point, and then travel back to Nairobi. Your day trip finishes with a drop-off at your central hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

The tour was amazing!!! George, our tour guide, was patient - stopping and starting the jeep to suit our photographic needs. The National Park was enormous with plenty of opportunity for us to see the animals in their natural surroundings. Feeding the giraffes was a treat! The Karen Blixem museum provided great insight into the European influence over Kenyan custom and decor. I highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Our guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable and nice. I enjoyed the National Park as well as the Giraffe Center but could have easily done without the Karen Blixen Museum. We did ask the guide to take us to see something cultural and were taken to the Bomas. They had a professional dance crew recreating traditional tribal dances, initiations, etc. It was very fun and entertaining. I would recommend that over the museum any day!

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