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A very fun day filled with activities. Douglas was very friendly and really made an effort to make the day as good as possible. If you only have one day, I strongly recommend this tour as you get to many different things and see a lot!
If you want a safari tour with a personal touch, then this is the tour for you!! Onesmus is an excellent tour guide that will definitely make your trip a wonderful and memorable experience. He is good at what he does, and he is very friendly and personable. By the end of the tour, I felt as though I was departing from a close friend. I would book this tour with Onesmus 10 times over...it was that enjoyable!!
I had a great day with Douglas. No one else booked the tour for the day, so I ended up having a private tour for the entire day! The National Park was incredible, and Douglas did a great job asking other drivers to find out where the best animal sightings were for the day. We even succeeded in seeing a Lion just a few hours after she had killed a buffalo! Douglas was also super flexible--he let me pick the restaurant for lunch, and even let me stop by the Masai market on the way home not typically included in the tour--he was just being nice. Anyway, a wonderful day seeing many Nairobi sights with a personal guide--you cannot ask for much better.
What a great trip. Douglas was good at organising for us and David was an excellent driver for us
I really enjoyed this trip and feel like I got my money's worth. I had door-to-door service from my hotel to each of the parks with a driver who knew where he was going, and I got to spend a lot of time with the animals.
However, a few items of note for people who are comparing options:
- The going rate for these trips seems to be approx 160. This trip does not include admission to Nairobi National Park, Sheldrick, the Giraffe Sanctuary or Karen Blixen's house.
- The description is not entirely accurate: When I was picked up the driver told me our tour would be over at 1:30 pm the description says 4:30 pm. Also, the Bomas visit was presented as a 50 option if we wanted to extend our day past that 1:30 pm end time.
- The timeframe for this trip is based upon the Sheldrick visit since the orphanage is only open from 11-12. Despite this, by the time we got to the giraffe sanctuary immediately after Sheldrick around 12:30 our driver told us we were running behind schedule even though we still had lunch and the Blixen house on our itinerary. So I think the inconsistencies in timing and itinerary may be an attempt at an upsell.
I enjoyed the tour
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