Karen Blixen Museum -Daphne sheldrick elephant orphanage -Giraffe Center

 

Full day tour
Tour provides insights and offers a great experience from the History of Karen Blixen,human –Elephant care ,rehabilitation and conservation at the Daphne Sheldrick orphanage,Giraffe centre and a Visit to Kazuri beads centre where you meet Kenyan women at work in a self help bead factory …a chance to buy yourself a local gift

0730hrs:Pick up from your Nairobi hotel
Depart for Karen Blixen Museum Karen Blixen Museum 2 hrs-Karen Blixen Museum is located on the outskirts of Nairobi on Karen road.

Its history dates back to 1914, during the First World War, with the arrival of Karen Blixen from Denmark. At the foot of Ngong Hills, Karen Blixen established herself as a farmer.

After her departure in 1931, the suburbs retained the commemorative home of Karen.

This is the beautiful farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, lived between 1914 and 1931, until she left Kenya after a series of personal tragedies

Daphne sheldrick elephant orphanage 
Adopt an Elephant Orphan - Foster an Elephant or Rhino Orphan with the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi kenya . {Nairobi National Park and Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Nairobi You can visit between 11am and 12 noon every day, and see the elephants being fed and playing.

In addition, there is a keeper who will give a talk about the elephants, their origin, how they are getting on, and how some of the previous orphans are progressing.

You can get really close to the elephants.

The orphanage also takes in rhinos and if lucky a chance to see a young Rhino close up

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a small flexible charity, established in memory of the famous Naturalist and founder Warden of Kenya's giant Tsavo East National Park in which he served from 1948 until 1976.

Lunch shall be at the Karen Blixen coffee house restaurant (Tamambo)

Afternoon visit the nearby Giraffe centre to view up close and feed the Rothschild giraffe
Later visit the Kazuri beads factory

This is the beautiful farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, lived between 1914 and 1931, until she left Kenya after a series of personal tragedies Kazuri beads –

Kazuri Beads and Pottery Centre provide a great visit to buy original souvenir from self-help women project where handmade ceramics and jewellery are produced.

They produce brightly-colored, handmade ceramic jewellery which are sold all over the world.

It supports literally hundreds of disadvantaged Kenyan women, by providing employment and healthcare services for them and their families.

It’s a popular place for many tourists who have just a few hours to spend seeing the sights of Nairobi.

The main showroom and workshop is located at the facility

Later return to your Nairobi hotel.

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