09.30 hrs: Pick up from your hotel and drive to Giraffe Manor.
The original Manor building dating back to the 1930’s is home to a Herd of Rothschild’s giraffe, primarily found in Lake Nakuru National Park. At the Giraffe Manor you will be able to spend time with these majestic animals, and have the chance to engage in a full feeding interaction.
Professional guides are ready to answers all your questions and assist with the feeding, in showing you around and all the while ensuring your comfort and enjoyment.
11.00 hrs: Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage:
The Daphne Sheldrick Orphanage is located in a secluded area of the Nairobi National Park. Here orphaned baby elephants amongst other animals are taken care of by a dedicated team of conservationists. The orphanage is run by Daphne Sheldrick, the wife of the late famous Naturalist, David William Sheldrick. The Elephant feeding, which occurs at 1100 Hours every morning allows for you to get close to the elephants for an hour while they enjoy a mud bath and are fed by their handlers. Their keepers will share information and knowledge on the orphaned elephants including where they came from, how they are getting on, their challenges etc. you also have a chance to adopt an elephant and your donation will go towards the upkeep of your baby elephant with regular updates and progress schedules sent to you regularly.
13.30 hrs: Nairobi National Park:
Discover the abundance of wildlife on the doorsteps of Nairobi on a half-day exploration of Nairobi National Park. With more than 80 species of mammals, and a prolific bird population, a drive through this park ensures a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Accompanied by your proficient guide, as you track the big game, you can enjoy various view points in the park including Baboon Cliffs, Impala Observation Point, The Athi Plains and Hyena Dam.
Don’t miss the opportunity to spot lions and identify birds from a hugely diverse population.
Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya.
The name Nairobi comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to “cool water”. Established in 1946 Nairobi national park is the only national park that borders a city. It is located approximately 7 kilometers from the city center covering an area of 117.21 km2. The parks predominant environment is open grass plain with scattered acacia bushes. To the South of the Park there is a riverine forest along the permanent Nairoib river. park has a large and diverse wildlife population. Species found in the park include Cape buffaloes, baboons, eastern black rhinos, gazelles, zebras, Tanzanian cheetahs, Coke’s hartebeest, hippopotami, leopards, Masai lions, elands, impala, Masai giraffes, ostriches, vultures and waterbucks. The David Sheldrick Trust runs a sanctuary in the park that hand-rears orphaned elephant and rhinoceros calves, and later releases them back into secure sanctuaries.