For those without much time for long safaris, here is a list of short excursions from Nairobi by Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris limited, whose time ranges from 2 hrs to 2 days. These are particularly ideal for travelers with stop-overs in Nairobi or those in Nairobi for business. To book or make further enquiry, please go to Online Enquiry Form or send us an e-mail.
Nairobi City Tour - 2 hrs
A tour of the City Center, Shopping areas, Parliament Buildings, National Museum and Snake Park
Price : Per Person US$ 80
Nairobi National Park - 4 hrs
Visit the Nairobi National Park only a few kilometers from the city center . Of the big five, only the elephant is absent. The tour will include The Nairobi Safari Walk .
Price : Per person US$ 120
Minimum of 2 persons
Bomas of Kenya - 3 hrs
Enjoy the rich traditional music accompanied by dance at this cultural center, then take a guided tour of the different bomas (huts) within the compound.
Price : Per person US$70
The Carnivore Experience - 2 hrs
Lunch or dinner at The Carnivore Restaurant, considered "Africa's greatest Eating Experience". The Restaurant serves every type of barbecue meat imaginable, including four choices of wild game.
Price: Per person US$60
Karen Blixen Museum & Giraffe Centre - 4 hrs
A tour of the Karen Blixen Museum situated at the foot of the Ngong Hills is organized by Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris crew. The Museum was originally the home of Karen Blixen of the Out of Africa fame. This is combined with a visit to the Giraffe Center, an educational centre and part of African Fund for Endangered Wildlife. The park has a small herd of Rothschild's Giraffe which are endangered specie and you will get a chance to feed them.
Price: Per person US$70
Day Trip to Lake Nakuru Lodge
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the floor of the Rift Valley stopping to marvel at the views of the escarpment along the way. Arrive Lake Nakuru National Park for mid-morning game drive. Proceed for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge. Another short game drive as you get out of the park, and drive back to Nairobi arriving early evening.
Price: Per person US$175 (Daily departure - minimum 2 persons)
Mount Kenya (Serena Mountain Lodge) - 2 Days:
Day 1. Depart Nairobi in the mor nign and drive to the lower slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving Serena Mountain Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon guided forest nature walk. Evening and overnight floodlit game viewing. Mountain Lodge rightfully boasts of having the highest record of animal visits and sightings in the area. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Depart after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving approx 1200hrs
Price: Per person sharing US$400 (Departs daily - minimum 2 person)
Aberdare National Park (The Ark) - 2 Days
Day 1 : Depart Nairobi in the morning with KWSS crew and drive through central Kenya to Aberdare Country Club arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon transfer to the Ark with en route game drive at the Salient. Set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, this unique game lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of wildlife - elephant, rhino, leopard, bushbuck and occasionally an elusive bongo or giant forest hog. Evening/overnight floodlit game viewing. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Transfer to Aberdare Country Club after breakfast, thereafter departing for Nairobi arriving approx. 1200hrs
Price : Per person sharing US$ 380 (Departs daily - minimum 2 person)
Masai Mara - 2 Days Lodge
Day 1-2 : Depart Wilson Airport and fly to Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Transfer to keekrok lodge. Lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner $ overnight at the lodge
Day 3 . Morning game drive, then transfer to the airstrip for flight back to Nairobi, arriving approx 1300 hrs
Price: Per person sharing US$690
Minimum of 2 persons
Masai Mara - 2 Night Camping
Day 1-2: Depart Wilson Airport and fly to Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Transfer to Keekrok lodge. Lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner $ overnight at the lodge
Day 3: Morning game drive, then transfer to the airstrip for flight back to Nairobi, arriving approx 1300 hrs
Price : Per person sharing US$ 250
Minimum of 2 persons
White Water Rafting
White water rafting is available is a one day excursion to River Tana (departing Nairobi at 08:00hrs and returning approx 18:00hrs, or 3 days excursion featuring Athis River and Mathioya. These excursions are seasonal depending on the water levels. Please enquire:
INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
AMREF (Travel insurance) Flying doctors services in East Africa. (In case of emergency)
All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography
Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture safaris.
A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
Each 4x4 Toyota Hiace minivan carries safari accessories including window sills, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
Bottled mineral water during game drives.
Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
All government taxes, levies and fees
Pick up and drop off transfers
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
A minimum of US$ 5 per tourist per day Compulsory Tipping for driver/guide
International airfares and departures taxes.
Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary