Nairobi

3 great activities, day-trips & excursions whilst you're staying in Nairobi

Many of the places we feature across Kenya already include a wide range of activities, but in some cases there are highly recommended extra activities that are not automatically included as part of your stay.

These day-trips and excursions often add a special dimension to your itinerary, elevating it from a memorable holiday to the trip of a lifetime. They are often very popular, so they are best booked in advance with Expert Africa before you depart on your trip.

Please talk to your Expert Africa specialist if you would like to find out more about any of these excursions in Kenya.

Please note: Expert Africa only books excursions as a part of a full, Expert Africa itinerary.

Sort by:
Name Sort ascendingSort descending
Nairobi Elephant Orphanage visit

Nairobi Elephant Orphanage visit

1 hour

Visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage for a close-up encounter with elephant orphans – and sometimes rhino orphans. You can easily visit during the public session on any morning, or make special arrangements for a private visit in the afternoon. More about Elephant Orphans visit

Nairobi Giraffe Centre visit

Nairobi Giraffe Centre visit

1 hour

Visit the AFEW Giraffe Centre for an eyeball-level encounter with gentle Rothschild giraffes. They visit this tree-level platform to be fed pellets. More about Giraffe Centre visit

Safari in Nairobi National Park

Safari in Nairobi National Park

Half or full day

It is truly remarkable that the plains and woodland of Nairobi National Park, an area of around 70km² (some 17,000 acres) should exist in a near-natural state so close to the city that in any other conurbation they would just be suburbs. More about Nairobi Nat. Park Safari

X  Close