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Kiambethu Tea Farm Tour

Kiambethu Tea Farm Tour

Kiambethu Tea Farm  
11:00 – 2:00 PM
Welcome and over a cup of tea or coffee the history of the farm and process of making tea is informally explained, followed by an opportunity to see tea in the field. Then take a walk in the indigenous forest with our resident Kenyan guide who will identify the plants and explain how they are traditionally used. Look out for the Colobus monkeys close up and wander in the gardens which are home to a wide variety of birds and flowers. Return to the house to enjoy a pre-lunch drink on the verandah with sweeping views across the tea fields to the Ngong Hills. Lunch is served at about 1 pm and is a three-course buffet lunch from a set menu prepared with vegetables from the garden and desserts are topped with cream from their herd of Channel Island cows.

Browns Cheese Farm Tour

Browns Cheese Farm Tour

The Browns Cheese Farm Tour

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

in Tigoni, Kiambu a 45 Minute drive from Nairobi, is a tour of a working cheese farm where visitors can learn about the process of making cheese from milk, see the dairy cows and other farm animals, and sample the farm’s cheese products followed by a 3-course lunch made with local ingredients. The tour also includes information about the history of the farm, the types of cheese produced, and the techniques used to make them. Visitors also have the opportunity to purchase cheese products to take home.

Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage

Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi
11:00 – 12:00 PM
This tour is a special, time-honoured tradition in which they invite the public to learn more about their conservation work and meet the orphans in their care. observe the conservation and rehabilitation efforts of elephants and other wildlife. This may include visiting orphan elephant and rhino rescue and rehabilitation centres, learning about the trust’s anti-poaching efforts and getting to see young elephants being fed and interacting with their caregivers. Visitors also have the opportunity to adopt an elephant or make a donation to support the trust’s work.

AFEW Giraffe Centre

The Giraffe Centre

Giraffe centre
9:00 – 17:00 PM
The Giraffe Centre is the creation of the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (A.F.E.W. Kenya), a Kenyan non-profit organisation. Our main purpose is to educate Kenyan school children and youth on their country’s wildlife and environment, as well as give local and international visitors an opportunity to come into close contact with the world’s tallest species, the giraffe.

Karunguru Coffee Farm Tour

 

Karunguru Coffee Tour
11:00 – 15:00 PM

Tour around a coffee farm to various sites which are synonymous with the coffee process from the young seedling to water processing, drying and hulling of coffee. Welcome to a buffet-style lunch with a drink that you can enjoy at the gardens in a picnic style, or formally in the old English-style ballroom. All the vegetables they serve are grown on the farm. Relax outside the lush gardens for a coffee-tasting experience. After this, you can buy an array of items from their farm, Coffee, Jam, Honey and Coffee Soap at very affordable Prices!

Masai Market, Nairobi

Masai Market Nairobi

Masai Markets
Visitors to a Masai market in Nairobi can expect to find a wide variety of traditional Masai goods, such as beaded jewelry, wooden carvings, and textiles. The market is also known for its colorful and vibrant atmosphere, with vendors selling their wares and bargaining with customers. Visitors may also have the opportunity to interact with and learn about the local Masai community and their culture. However, it is important to note that these markets are often touristy and prices are usually inflated, so it’s best to negotiate and be aware of the fair prices before buying.

Karen Blixen Museum

 

Karen Blixen Museum 
8:30— 5:00 PM
A tour of the Karen Blixen Museum will give you an opportunity to learn about the life and work of the Danish author Karen Blixen famous for the “out of Africa” novel and film, also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen. The museum is located on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, on the former coffee plantation that Blixen owned and operated during the early 20th century. Visitors can expect to see the main house, which has been restored to look as it did during Blixen’s time, and learn about her experiences living and working in Kenya. The museum also has exhibits on the culture and history of the local Kikuyu people, and a small gift shop.

Rhino in Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park
The only national park located within a major city, home to a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, warthogs, and over 400 species of birds. Visitors can see these animals in their natural habitat, and also learn about conservation efforts taking place in the park. The park is also known for its scenic views and opportunities for picnicking. It’s also a great way to experience the natural beauty of Kenya without having to travel far from the city.

30 March 2019 Tips n Tricks
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