Half Day City Excursion
Giraffe Center and David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage Tour.
DeparturePlease arrive by 5:45 AM for a prompt departure at 6:00 AM.
Departure TimeApproximately 6:00 AM.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket.
You are picked up from your Nairobi hotel for a drive to the Giraffe Manor. The Giraffe Center w first opened in response to the endangered status of the Rothschild giraffe, the population of which had declined, reaching a low of 130 animals in the wild as a result of agricultural practices in their native habitat. The Giraffe Center is open daily and the majority of your entrance fee goes toward supporting the important efforts of the organization. Here you will have an opportunity to interact and feed giraffe and even get a chance to kiss the giraffe.
Depart Giraffe center and proceed to David Sheldrick elephant orphanage located in Nairobi National Park. The elephant orphanage is open to the public one hour a day. Here-orphaned baby elephants and other animals rescued from the wild after their mother were killed by poachers are taken care of by a dedicated team of conservationists. At 11:00am the baby animals are brought out from the park for bath- mud, here you can get close and touch the baby elephant, also if you get a chance you can see baby elephants. You will be given a talk and view the handlers feeding them. There is a private viewing session in the afternoon of each day for foster parents and allows you to see the animals in private where you may interact with them- this requires advance booking. Drop off to your Nairobi hotel of Airport to catch your flight back home.