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"Full-Day National Museum of Kenya
National Museum of kenya Girrafe Center and Nairobi national park tour"Start the day with pick-up in Nairobi from you hotel at 9 am. From here you are driven straight to the National Museum of Kenya. Here you will spend an hour walking in museum with a local guide explaining to you all the different sections. The tour will you will spend an hour up close and candid with the giraffe. A local staff member will be on hand to explain to you the different species and the different conservation efforts to save this endangered species. From here you will head for lunch for one ho you will the head to the National Park to start the game drive from 2 pm till close of the park at 6 pm. Though it's only about 4 miles (7km) from the city this park is a natural home to some of Kenya's most iconic wildlife. Once here you'll board a game drive vehicle and set off exploring keeping an eye out for lumbering hippos and herds of zebra meandering across the grassy plains — a sight that's especially spectacular when viewed against Nairobi's skyscrapers in the distance.In the evening you will get dropped off at your hotel
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"Half Day Tour Karen Blixen Museum
NAIROBI HALF DAY TOUR"Your half day tour begins with pick up from your hotel or nearest airport within the Nairobi city. First you will drive to the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage where you will get up-close to elephant calves. Daphne Sheldrick as part of the David Sheldrick Conservation Foundation rehabilitates baby elephants and other wildlife here at her home just outside of Nairobi National Park. These babies have lost their mothers to poaching death injuries
From $95.00
 
Volunteer Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary From Nairobi
"Volunteer Placement available at Community Wildlife Sanctuary. In this conservancy you will be involved in the following:Conducting wildlife counts at waterholes and monitoring poaching activity as part of our ongoing conservation work. Lions zebras giraffes cheetahs wild dogs hyenas
From $2,400.00

More Transportation in Kenya

Road from Marsabit to Samburu Game Reserve

We didn't reach the Samburu National Reserve at the easy way from Nairobi from the south along mainly tarred roads. We came from the north from Marsabit and the Ethiopian border.From Marsabit it was a...
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sachara
Nov 10, 2004

Public transportation

Local public transportation, by the buses, is very well organized and, what is more important, it is very very cheap. Almost every Kenyan can afford it! Do not expect luxury inside the buses, do not...
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croisbeauty
Sep 18, 2007

Lots of Driving!

Although I loved my trip to Kenya, I think we attempted to do too much in too short of a time. It seemed like we were constantly driving from one place to the next without enough time to just enjoy...
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butterfly_girl
Mar 30, 2004

Traffic jams

Some streets at Nairobi look almost blocked by the cars and it's not during rush hours only. Would be very wrong saying, probably because they are not skillfull drivers. Most of this guys wouldn't...
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croisbeauty
Sep 26, 2007

Local transport in the north

On the road from Moyale at the border with Ethiopia to Marsabit and Samburu National Reserve we hardly saw any local transport. There must be some buses on this route. In one of the few small villages...
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sachara
Nov 10, 2004

Road from Moyale to Marsabit

In 2004 we entered Kenya by road, coming from Ethiopia. From the bordertown Moyale to our next stop Marsabit was a long drive of ten hours, because the road was in a rather bad condition. En route the...
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sachara
Nov 10, 2004
 
 
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Matatus

Um.... never dared to get in one of these death traps myself.... don't recommend it, the drivers are undisciplined, not passed any kind of test, young, reckless, on drugs or alcohol. They speed and...
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Suet
Jan 10, 2004

Matatus

I would caution about using the local transport, matatus, it really is beyond basic and safety does not come into it. These buses are filled to the brim and are driven at high speed and totally...
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Acirfa
Sep 08, 2006

Changing truckdrivers

In the north of Kenya we travelled again with our own truck, hired in Arusha this time, after we had to leave our first truck in N'Djamena in Chad. Because of the problems in Darfur in Sudan, we...
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sachara
Nov 10, 2004

Local transport

With local busses and matutu's you can visit nearly every town and village. At Kitale are normal matutu's and Nissan matutu's for twice the price.The bus and matutu parks are often rather chaotic, but...
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sachara
Jul 28, 2003

Public Transport

Hello. I can only answer for Kenya as I lived there for three years and visit frequently. The last time was November 2009. The general condition of Nairobi has improved greatly. The street families...
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Suet
Apr 28, 2010

taxis, matatus and co.

Matatus, the local variation of shared minibuses are actually much cheaper - but I must say I decided against: they were more than overcrowded - usually with a couple of people standing on the open...
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call_me_rhia
Dec 02, 2003

Motorbike Taxis

My husband told me specifically *DON'T get on a motorbike or in a matatu* so I disobeyed and did both. The bikes are reasonably well maintained, except I had a couple of back tyre punctures on the...
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Suet
Mar 04, 2011

Road between Mombasa and Nairobi

This is supposed to be the "Highway", the main road connecting Mombasa and Nairobi.Actually I am glad sure we only had to take it once, on our way to the Tsavo National Park. It is the same road that...
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Myndo
Feb 20, 2006

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Top Things to Do in Kenya

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Giraffe Center

It is a small place with several Giraffes to feed. The experience was fun, if only our toddler weren't too scared to feed them herself. But she enjoyed picking up the feed from the floor for us to...
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Schools

Inside the Masai Mara there are a few locals schools .. These are run by Kenyans and is playing a vital role in providing education and enabling development for the tribal children. Most of these...
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Hell's Gate National Park

This is a small National Park, where you can go around by bicycle, see some Giraffes, Zebras, Buffalows etc. and hike at the Hell's Gate Gorge. Entrance fee is $ 30. The entrance is about 1 km north...
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El'molo Crocodile Park & Lodge

We had just been absolutely disappointed with a wrong booking in Bondo. About 30 mins from Kisumu and decided to tour the area and head back to Kisumu, enroute to Lake Victoria via Yimbo, we came...
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David Sheldrick Animal Trust - Elephant Orphanage

Elephant orphanage is the place to be if you have not touched an Elle in your life, the little orphaned babies are so cute and very playful. When we visited there the last two days ago,there was a...
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Bicycling to Kongoni

From Fisherman´s Camp about 10 km east at the first roadfork left at the second roadfork to the right you will see a lot of wildlife like Zebras, Monkeys, Boars etc., if you continue a little past...
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"Kenya"
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"Mombasa & once around the National Parks"
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"Working in Kenia"
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