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Kenyatta International Conference Centre
NAIROBI CITY EXCURSIONS
kenya's Capital City began life as a shanty town around the railhead established by the builders of the famous Kenya - Uganda Railway in 1899. The first residents of this area were the Masai who watered their cattle herds here and reffered to the uninhabited swampland as "Enkare Nyrobi" meaning the "place of cool water".

They were followed by Sergeant George Ellis who built stables and an office here. Huts began to grow around the railhead and ten months after the railhead was established the British Consulate General based in Zanzibar gave it townshipstatus on 16 April 1900. By 1907, Nairobi was the capital of all British East Africa, an important centre for the colony and a "Mecca" for adventurers, hunters and travellers from all over the world.

Kenyatta International Conference CentreNAIROBI CITY TOUR
Tour code:FITEO1 Availability: Daily departures at 0900 hrs or 1400 hrs

This 3 hour tour takes you through the commercial and shopping centre of Nairobi. As you intermingle with people of various races and cultures the tour will take you via the parliament buildings, Kenyatta International Conference Centre, the Nairobi Hill where you can have an overview of the whole city, the National Museum, described as " The finest Small Museum in Africa" as well as view reptiles in safety at the adjacent snake park. Your tour concludes with a visit to the colourful City Market where you can purchase handicraft - from baskets and beads to soapstone and woodcarvings, bright tropical flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables.

Kenyatta International Conference CentreNAIROBI NATIONAL PARK TOUR
Tour code:FITEO2 Availability: Daily departures at 0800 hrs or 1400 hrs

Kenya's first ever National Park is a unique and unspoilt wildlife haven within sight of the city's skyline. Rhino, buffalo, cheetah, zebra, giraffe, lion and plenty of antelopes and gazelles can be seen roaming in this open plains country with a section of highland forest as well as stretches of broken bush country, deep, rocky valleys and gorges with scrub and long grass. More than 80 species of mammals and over 300 bird species including migratory birds from as far as Western and Eastern Europe are to be found here.

Kenyatta International Conference CentreKAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM/DAPHNE SHELDRICK ORPHANAGE AND GIRAFFE CENTRE Tour code: FITEO3 Availability: Daily departures at 0830 hrs

A wonderful morning spent at the historical Karen Blixen museum - restored home of a pioneer coffee farmer. You step back in time and gain an insight into this remarkable woman's life as you enjoy views of the Ngong Hills from the beautifully landscaped gardens of the museum. From history proceed to the Giraffe Centre a wildlife conservancy and home of "Daisy" the Rothschild giraffe who starred in the film " The last Giraffe". Giraffes can be fed and observed roaming freely from a raised platform. Crown the morning as you move on to Daphne's orphanage for a worthwhile visit to see the humanitarian care and the heart it takes to rehabilitate baby elephants and other wildlife who have lost their mothers to death, injuries, getting lost or other tragedies. It's the closest you get to an elephant or rhino safely!

Kenyatta International Conference CentreKAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM / KAZURI BEADS AND GIRAFFE CENTRE
Tour code: FITEO4 Availability: Daily departures at 1430 hrs

Enjoy a fabulous afternoon at the historical Karen Blixen museum - restored farmhouse of pioneer coffee farmer Karen Blixen who settled in the Ngong Hills in 1930. You step back in time and gain an insight into this remarkable woman's life as you enjoy views of the Ngong Hills from the beautifully landscaped gardens of the museum.

From history you move on to Kazuri Beads Centre where ceramic beads, jewellery and pottery reflecting African colours is hand made. You wind up your afternoon at the Giraffe Centre, a wildlife conservancy where giraffes can be fed and observed roaming freely from a raised platform.

Kenyatta International Conference CentreMASAI CULTURAL TOUR
Tour code: FITEO5 Availability: Daily departures at 1400 hrs

An afternoon cultural experience that takes you into Masai Country! The rich Masai cultural heritage remains unchanged by this world of modernization and mechanization. The Masai earned a reputation as powerful warriors during the last century by raiding cattle from neighbouring territories with their pastoral lifestyle, ruled by a quest for grazing and water remaining unchanged for centuries. The Masai are especially known for their diet which consists of fresh and curdled milk, carried and stored in long, decorated gourds and on this excursion you will have the opportunity to capture the living traditions in an environment where cattle are extremely important and rarely slaughtered save for ceremonial purposes.

Kenyatta International Conference Centre DAY BIKE TREK
Tour code: FITEO6 Availability: Daily departures at 0730 hrs

This bike trek is for those people who want relaxation, adventure, exercise, game viewing and sightseeing. Departure:- Any day of your choice. Time:- 7.30 AM Guranteed Departure:- Min. 6 pax for indepedent groups. Destinations:- Kapiti plains, Ulu, Station 46, Suswa, Ngong Hills, Magadi route, etc. Includes:- Transpor to and from Sarit Centre, mountain bike,Picnic lunch, guide, mechanic and back-up vehicle. Excludes:- Medical and evacuation insurance, extras of personal nature.

AFRICAN PRO-POOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
Suite 112, 1st Floor, Uniafric House, Koinange Street
P. O. Box 4293 - 00200 (City Square) Nairobi - KENYA
Phone: 254-2- 2214172 / 254-020 2214173 Fax: 254-2- 2214174

CELLULAR HOTLINE: 254-722- 566725
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM EAT


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