BEST OF KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM, GIRAFFE MANOR AND DAPHNE SHELDRICK ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE FROM NAIROBI
Spend a wonderful half day at the historical Karen Blixen museum and with giraffes and baby elephants! Visiting the Giraffe Manor and the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage-The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: A Haven for Elephants and Rhinos- Nairobi half Day Sightseeing Trips: Go On A half Day Nairobi Road viewing the city. Karen Blixen Museum – “I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills’ …… for those lovers of “Out of Africa” the museum will take you back in time to breathe the spirit of the writer and the lives she immortalized.
Close encounter with wildlife
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Get up-close to native wildlife
What You Can Expect
Your half day tour begins with pick up from your hotel; the first stop of the day is at the Karen Blixen Museum. A Short tour to the home of the pioneer coffee farmer, Karen Blixen – of “Out of Africa” fame, is now preserved as a museum. A visit to this museum provides an opportunity to step back in time and gain an insight into this remarkable woman’s life. Views of the Ngong Hills can be admired from the beautifully landscaped gardens of the museum. The Karen Blixen museum is one of a number of very interesting regional museums and archeological and prehistoric sites of the National museums of Kenya, and it continues to be an immensely popular tourist attraction with the same words ‘ I dreamt of Africa’ Once you have finished explore this famous museum head to the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage.
David Sheldrick Elephant orphanage where you come close to elephant calves! Daphne Sheldrick as part of the David Sheldrick Conservation Foundation rehabilitates baby elephants and other wildlife here at her home just outside of Nairobi National Park. These babies have lost their mothers to poaching, death, injuries, on getting lost in the wild or other tragedies. Daphne and her dedicated staff raise them to be released back into the wild when they are ready. It’s worth visiting and sees humanitarian care to the wildlife and the heart it takes to care. They charge a small entrance fees instead you can buy a souvenir or donate for the conservation. Finally visit the Giraffe center, African Fund for Endangered Wildlife.
The Giraffe Manor Africa’s pride of international celebrity, since its founders, Jock and Betty Leslie-Melville, rescued a baby giraffe named Daisy from a heavily-poached area of western Kenya in 1974, their home has become a household name among wildlife lovers world-wide – and Daisy a star in her own right. Today, Daisy’s home has been opened to the world – and provides what is felt is the very best place to begin or end your safari or if in a conference or transit it worth coming close to wildlife from the bustle of the city where you feed giraffes with your own hands and have the close.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Infant meals not included
Additional info Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability Children must be accompanied by an adult
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