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British army joins fight against poaching

British army joins fight against elephant and rhino poaching. The ... Read more..
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 14:03

Single tourism visa planned for Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda

Three East African Countries - Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are working on a single tourist visa that... Read more..
Friday, 01 November 2013 00:00
KQ to fly direct to China starting this November

KQ to fly direct to China starting this November

Kenya Airways has received the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, as the airline strengthens its long haul... Read more..
Thursday, 31 October 2013 00:00

Yaya Touré has promised to join Kenya in combating wildlife crime

Nairobi, Kenya: International football star Yaya Touré has ... Read more..
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 00:00

Kenya's First Lady backs initiatives to save elephants

Kenya's First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Tuesday backed efforts by the ... Read more..
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 00:00
Prince backs war on poaching

Prince backs war on poaching

The war against poaching received a major boost on Sunday when Britain’s Prince William called ... Read more..
Thursday, 10 January 2013 06:59
Paws Africa Safaris Boosts its Fleet

Paws Africa Safaris Boosts its Fleet

Paws Africa Safaris has acquired New 9 seater 4WD safari land rovers ... Read more..
Monday, 23 July 2012 00:00
Nairobi Excursions
NAIROBI EXCURSIONS
DAPHNE SHELDRICK WILDLIFE TRUST
Pick up / drop off from your hotel or the city center
Approximate Departure time: 10:00 – 10:30 (Town Hotel)
                  : 0900 – 09:30 (S/Park and outskirts hotel)

Depart to Dephane Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage situated on the outskirts of Nairobi
(approximately 45 minutes drive).

The Sanctuary is run by Daphne Sheldrick and is set in the grounds of her house. Here you will see the orphaned animals and meet the people who handle and care for these animals. It’s an interesting excursion and the team who run the orphanage are always willing to spend time answering any questions guests have to ask. Upon completion, return to hotel or city center by approx. 1245hrs (lunch is not included).

Visiting times are limited to approximately one hour and are between 11:00hrs and 12:00 hrs daily.

HALF DAY KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM AND THE GIRAFFE MANOR
Pick up / drop off from your hotel or the city center
Approximate Departure time: 08:30 – 09:00

Follow in the footsteps of Karen Blixen as you travel towards the Ngong Hills, you feel swept immediately onto the films set of Out of Africa the moment you arrive. The old colonial farmhouse is simple, housing a few items that Karen Blixen chose and once enjoyed herself. There is also the colorful gardens to explore, where several old coffee machines have laid untouched for decades.

From here visit the AFEW Nature (Giraffe) Center near Giraffe Manor where you may hand-feed the Rothschild giraffe that live here. The giraffe were brought here by Jock and Betty Leslie-Melville, who founded AFEW (African Fund for Endangered Wildlife) and built the Nature Center to help educate young African children about wildlife conservation. The Rothschild giraffe are the tallest species and may reach eighteen feet in height, but you can see eye to eye with them on the elevated walkway at the center.

HALF DAY NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK

Pick up / drop off from your Nairobi hotel or the city center
Approximate Departure time: 08:30 – 09:00 or 14:00 – 1430

Just 10 km from the city center and only 117 sq km in size, this is Kenya’s oldest park. Established around 1946, it’s a real contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city. With over 500 varieties of birds recorded and more than 100 mammals species, a visit to the park is always a memorable experience. Common sightings include zebra, giraffe, buffalo, ostrich, gazelle, eland, hippo, vulture and lion. It is also a great place to see the black rhino.


THE CARNIVORE EXPERIENCE

Pick up / drop off from your Nairobi hotel or the city center
Approximate Departure time: 12:00 – 12:30 or 18:30 – 19:00  

The Carnivore Restaurant is one of Africa’s greatest eating experiences, made famous for its succulent steaks, barbecue dishes, game meat and great African hospitality. A visit here is an excellent complement to a holiday and makes a perfect spot for welcome or farewell meals. Delicious barbequed and skewered vegetarian meals are also available.

HALF DAY NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK

Pick up / drop off from your Nairobi hotel or the city center
Approximate Departure time: 13: 00 – 13:30

A Boma means a village, thus Bomas of Kenya means literally villages of Kenya. Kenya is a tribal society with over 42 tribes. The Government thought it wise to set up a place with traditional set up homesteads representing the different tribal regions. This homestead depicts different cultures with Guides to tell the history. Next to it, visit to the auditorium where you will be entertained by different tribal cultural troops until 1700 hrs.

NAIROBI CITY TOUR
Pick up / drop off from your Nairobi hotel or the city center
Approximate Departure time: 08:30 – 09:00  

Situated 160 km south of the equator, Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and boasts one of the finest climates in the world. This modern, cosmopolitan city is the regional headquarters for many African and Indian Ocean businesses. With delegates attracted here from around the world, they come for the friendliness of the people, the modern hotel facilities and the vast array of fascinating options available throughout the city. Although the ‘City in the sun’ is relatively young by global standards, it has fascinating history capturing explorers, missionaries, wars, cultural diversity and politics etc, each leaving their mark on the city center in some way.

On the tour, you will pass by modern day Nairobi landmarks including the law courts, parliament buildings and the uniquely shaped Kenyatta International Conference Center and perhaps pick a few bargains at the colourful city market. The city has excellent museums: The Railway Museum and the National Museum offer an insight into the fauna, culture and history of Kenya.

Nairobi National Museum is located at the Museum Hill, approximately 10 minutes drive from the Nairobi city centre. It is the flagship museum of NMK, housing some of the most celebrated collections of history, culture and art from Kenya and East Africa. The museum aims to interpret heritage of Kenya to stimulate appreciation and learning. Visit also the Snake which has a wide variety of reptiles to see.


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Turaco House, Bogani Road, Karen, Nairobi
P.O Box 66229 - 00800
Nairobi  - Kenya
Tel: +254-20-8891725
Cell: +254 772 517027
info@pawsafrica.com

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