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Our Nairobi Day Trips: Things You’ll Get to Do

Our Nairobi Day Trips: Things You’ll Get to Do

You already know that Kenya is a wildlife paradise. But did you know that Nairobi City teems with wildlife as well?  Just minutes from the busy streets of the capital you can see baby elephants playing in a special orphanage… feed giraffes in an urban sanctuary… or gaze upon free roaming lions, leopards, cheetahs, rhinos, buffalos and hippos.

Imagine leaving your Nairobi hotel and in minutes you’re at the edge of the city, deep in a dramatic savannah, on your own private safari at Nairobi National Park. You’ll be on the lookout for buffalo, zebra, giraffe, ostrich, hyena and of course the big cats.

From there you’ll head to the David Sheldrick elephant sanctuary to delight in the most adorable creatures feeding from giant baby bottles!

Then, it’s your choice of lunch at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden or world-famous Carnivore Restaurant. A visit to the Karen Blixen Museum follows, made famous in the movie, “Out of Africa”.

The afternoon promises more excitement as we drop in on the Giraffe Center, home of endangered Rothschild’s Giraffes. On these stately grounds you can get up close and even feed these imposing creatures.

You’ll wrap up your private tour at the dazzling Kazuri Bead Center where female artisans create bright, hand-made ceramic jewelry. The jewelry sales help these women improve their lives.

A truly impactful day and all within sight of Nairobi, this tour is just one of Natural World Kenya Safaris’ private local excursions. You can take half-day trips as well – choose from our selection  of unforgettable sights and local experiences.

But no matter which tour combination you choose, please know that at Natural World Kenya Safaris, we specialize in customizing the holiday adventure that’s perfect for you. Just contact our Nairobi booking office and we’ll get right to work on your special getaway.

Whether your local excursion is a last-minute whim or planned months in advance, we’ll put in the extra effort to make sure it’s a success. And, the same goes for longer country-wide safaris in Kenya’s many national parks – it’s our job to create for you the safari of your dreams.

Please review our tour options below and contact our super friendly experts.


Kenya is all about wildlife and going on safari. So naturally its capital city of Nairobi is a portal to many nearby safari adventures. If you don’t have the time for a long country-wide trip, or, you’d just like to sample one or two national parks, Natural World Kenya Safaris has the perfect holiday solution for you.

The Best one Day  Wildlife Tours To Do  Around Nairobi

Choose from our Top 5 one-day Nairobi safari getaways for a non-stop dawn to dusk adventure exploring a diversity of landscapes, wildlife and activities. We feature trips to Kenya’s unmatched national parks, refuges and wildlife sanctuaries so you can experience the wonder of our natural environment.

Amboseli National Park is perhaps best known for its great elephant herds. You are guaranteed to view elephants of all sizes in this outstanding park. You’ll depart Nairobi before dawn and experience the African sunrise while traveling over the savannah. And you just might get views of Mt. Kilimanjaro along the way. The trip includes a safari breakfast, several game drives, lunch and an afternoon game drive, before heading back to Nairobi.

Lake Naivasha, Crescent Island & Hell’s Gate Park You’ll have time to visit all three parks with their variety of scenery, wildlife and activities, in one very active day. Departing from your Nairobi hotel at 7 am, you’ll have opportunities to view the towering escarpments of the Great Rift Valley. At Lake Naivasha enjoy a boat ride as you view wildlife on both land and water. Take a walking tour at Crescent Island Sanctuary and stroll amongst the giraffes. Then you’re off to Hell’s Gate National Park to hike and bike alongside zebra, giraffe and more. And to keep you fueled for the adventure, an ample buffet lunch will be served.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy is well known for its chimpanzee sanctuary and multitude of wildlife. Here it is possible to view the Big Five during your game drives as well as rhino and other small game. After your early morning Nairobi pickup, you’ll view coffee and tea plantations and possibly the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kenya. You’ll also enjoy the unique experience of crossing the equator. And should you choose, there is an optional visit to a Maasai village for a small fee.

Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Crescent Island Tour At Lake Nakuru National Park get set to view the endangered black and white rhinos, giraffe, zebra, lion, leopard, buffalo and more. The park also provides sightings of colorful birdlife, even flamingos. On freshwater Lake Naivasha, enjoy a water safari to view nearby hippos plus wildlife on the shore. Your day-long adventure caps off with a walking safari at Crescent Island.

You can find more detail on these tours below. But whichever adventure you choose, you’ll enjoy an activity filled day in the very experienced hands of Natural World Kenya Safaris.

Transportation to the park and game viewing will be in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – this vehicle is the safari standard with its higher seating and rugged all-wheel drive. Always included on our tours, the Off-road Land Cruiser Jeep is just another example of the value we offer you at Natural World Kenya Safaris.

Our friendly and experienced staff will be more than happy to guide and plan your special Nairobi-based adventure.

Booking Nairobi Day Tours & Out of Nairobi 1  Day safari Trips now made easier:

You can call us on +254704 001 122

or whatsapp us +254 788 287 151

If your hotel, BnB or residence is  within westlands area of Nairobi, you can simply walk or ride into our offices at the Nairobi Safari Center, 204 Sports Road, Westlands,

You can also to mail us directly

Nairobi Day Tour Excursions

  • 1 Day & Half Day Excursions

Nairobi National Park Tour - Half Day

Most accessible and yet wild and  natural, Nairobi national park is just a breath and sight away from the bustling Kenya capital -Nairobi city

Established in 1946 and Kenya’s first the Nairobi National park is made up of  wide open grass savannah plains.Its scattered acacia bush is host to a wide variety of wildlife including the endangered black rhino, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes,bushbuck,hippopotamus and diverse birdlife with over 400 species recorded.

All these and much more to see at only 7 Kilometres from your city hotel and against the backdrop of Nairobi.

Nairobi Full Day City Tour

Tour provides insights and offers  a great experience from the history of Karen Blixen, human –Elephant  care, rehabilitation and conservation at the David Sheldrick orphanage, Giraffe centre and a visit to Kazuri beads centre where you meet Kenyan women at work  in a self help bead factory.…a chance to buy yourself a local gift.

Nairobi City Tour - Half Day

A 5-6  hours Nairobi tour visiting the Giraffe center and David Sheldrick to view baby elephants.

Nairobi National Park & City tour

Start the day tour by visiting the most accessible and yet wild and  natural, Nairobi national park  just a breath and sight away from the bustling Kenya capital – Nairobi city.


Stop at the David sheldrick elephant orphanage to watch in close up the nurture and feeding of orphaned elephants.

Feed giraffes at the nearby giraffe center and call at the Karex Blixen Museum

Nairobi Airport Private Transfer Service

Book for your transfer from Nairobi airport to your hotel or residence.



Amboseli National Park Day Tour

Out of Nairobi Full Day Trip

Amboseli day tour to see wildlife including vast elephant herds & views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary Day Tour

Out of Nairobi Full Day Trip

A scenery & wildlife safari tour stopping at the Ol Pejeta Wildlife Game Sanctuary for one day.

Lakes Nakuru, Naivasha & Crescent Island Day Tour

Out of Nairobi Full Day Trip

Lake Nakuru day excursion with views of the magnificent rift valley escarpment, flamingos and other birds including endangered Rhino,Giraffe,Zebra,Warthog,Lion,Leopard and more animal species.

Lake Naivasha, Crescent Island & Hell's Gate Day Tour

Out of Nairobi Full Day Trip

A Nairobi city break trip including boat ride, viewing of hippos, birdlife, guided walking safari, bicycle ride, hike and small game viewing.

Contact us for more information

For more information about our safari excursions, or to book your dream safari trip with Natural World Kenya Safaris, simply get in touch with our friendly travel advisors. Give us a call on +254 704 001 122 or leave your details on our contact us page, and we'll reply as quickly as possible.

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