Giraffe Center, Elephant Orphanage And Bomas Of Kenya Day Tour From Nairobi

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A day well spent visiting Giraffe Center, David SheldrickElephant Orphanage, Kazuri Beads and Bomas of Kenya. A memorable experience to get up close and personal withRothschild giraffes from a raised observation platform, see baby elephants at elephant orphanage the most successful elephant and rhino rescue program in the world then have a whistle-stop tour of Kenyan culture on a colorful journey through Kenyan tribes, cultures and traditions at Bomas of Kenya.


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

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Start your tour with pick up at your Nairobi Accommodation/Hotel.

The first stop will be at Giraffe Center to see some Rothschild giraffes. The center's main purpose is to protect and help with the breeding of the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. Under the supervision of a professional, you can feed the giraffes from a raised observation platform. These platforms allow thevisitors to come eye-to-eye with the giraffes. The center also has a large auditorium where visitors can listen to talks about Giraffe conservation and a various activities the center is involved in.

The next stopwill beDavid Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, where you will get great views of 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.

You will then be driven to Kazuri Beads factorya pottery company that makes one of the world most beautiful beads. You will be shown all the stages from the start to the finish. Have lunch (own expense) at Bomas of Kenya then enter auditorium for cultural dances

The tribal cultural shows happens every day from 2:30pm to 4pm and display tribal talent in music, dance, theatre/drama, fashion show, poetry/recitalsandcomedies. If you are interested in Kenyan culture or just want an afternoon of African entertainment, this is a day trip not to be missed!

Inclusions for Giraffe Center, Elephant Orphanage And Bomas Of Kenya Day Tour From Nairobi

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Small-group tour

Exclusions for Giraffe Center, Elephant Orphanage And Bomas Of Kenya Day Tour From Nairobi

  • Food and drinks
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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3 Traveler Reviews

  • The giraffes and elephant orphanage were wonderful ! Our Bomas place was closed days before we got to Nairobi. We were not informed, and a crocodile zoo was substituted without our knowledge. It was not our wish to waste half a day seeing captive animals kept for tourism. Disappointed!

  • First let's start with the guide Patrick K. He was courteous, professional, and knowledgeable. On Viator there were several day trips offering similar experiences, and we had decided ahead of time that we wanted to see the Giraffe Center, the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, the Kazuri bead factory, and the Bomas of Kenya.

    We booked this day trip through Viator a couple days before leaving the US. Patrick met us, on time, at our hotel. His van was comfortable and clean. Off we went to the Giraffe center arriving just before they opened. Patrick recommended we start here first as everyone goes to the Elephant center THEN comes to see the the giraffes and it can be crowded. He was right, we were the only folks there for about 30-45 minutes and had the giraffes all to ourselves. Patrick showed us how to feed and pet the animals at once. :-. He then took photos of us with the gentle giants. Then off to the Elephant Orphanage. I have a bad knee that acted up the entire day, and Patrick was great about dropping us off close to the entrance and then parking. The baby elephants walked all around the perimeter of their enclosure so everyone had a chance to take photos. Patrick was on hand to take photos of us too. Thank-you sir! We never felt rushed or lacked time at any of the places we visited. The Kazuri Bead factory was next on our agenda and Patrick encouraged us to walk and see everything there. We had lunch afterward and went to the Bomas of Kenya which is a cultural event not to be missed. We had a big laugh at the baboons in the parking lot! The dancing and singing at the main center was great. Then Patrick arranged a guide to come with us and discuss the bomas as we walked around

  • I was very pleased with this tour. First you will be able to see the giraffes very close, feed and touch them and get a presentation about the different types you will find in Kenya. Then in the elephant orphanage you can see all the baby elephants, you can touch them too and learn about their stories and why they have been rescued. Finally I went to Bomas of Kenya where I saw the different types of tribe houses and after that in the auditorium I enjoyed different Kenyan dances. My guide Patrick was awesome, very professional, knowledgeable and friendly.

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