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Field Study Kenya

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Nairobi National Park
Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
Overview
Rate Average 54.00 USD Spot free-roaming wildlife at the edge of Nairobi on a Nairobi National Park game drive in an open-top safari vehicle. An early-morning departure means cooler temperatures and the chance to see the animals when they’re most active, prowling grassy plains and acacia bush with the dramatic backdrop of city skyscrapers. Get a real safari experience on a half-day tour from Nairobi Visit a national park that’s home to rhino, lions, giraffes, and more Airport drop-off option saves you a separate trip upon departure Convenient pickup and drop-off at Nairobi hotels Departure Point Traveler pickup is offered Apartments , homes Airports Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya Stop At: Nairobi National Park Why go out of town to enjoy a safari, while you can start right here. Nairobi National park, one of Kenya’s most fascinating parks, is located only a few KMs from the city center and JKIA; is a haven that promises nothing short of Adventure! Start your day by an early morning pick from the hotel. After a short brief, make your way to the park, through the city lanes to the open savanna with our open rooftop tour vans. Famed for its open grass plains that play host to a rich cast of wildlife such as; the famous big five , including the endangered black rhinos ,not to mention over 400 bird species. The distant skyscrapers offer nostalgic city feels that acts as a perfect contrasting backdrop to natures finest, After 4 to 5 hours of an amazing game drive , coupled with stops to capture the perfect moments, with our well experienced and professional guide, it’s time to wind up and head back to the hotel or to the airport . At Kenya Bush expedition, we thrive in making your tours and safari count! Duration: 5 hours Admission Ticket Not Included

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See Kibera with a Non-Profit Leader
Address Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
Overview
Rate Average 30.00 USDGet an insider glimpse of Nairobi’s Kibera neighborhood on this walking tour, led by an NPO worker. Visit neighborhood landmarks, meet local residents, and learn about daily life in Africa’s largest informal settlement, as well as the work currently done by local and government agencies to further improve the area’s infrastructure. Gain another perspective of Nairobi on this Kibera walking tour Learn about the history and future of Africa’s largest informal settlement Benefit from the insider knowledge of your NPO guide Hear first-hand insights from members of the local community Departure Point Argwings Kodhek Rd, Nairobi, Kenya  Departure Time 8:30 AM Return Details Returns to original departure point Departure Point Argwings Kodhek Rd, Nairobi, Kenya We will meet inside Yaya Shopping Mall on ground floor outside Art Cafe. This is where we pick our guests and take public transport straight to the starting point. We will bring guests back here after the tour. However, if they will want to go elsewhere after the tour they will be guided. Departure Time 8:30 AM Return Details Returns to original departure point Itinerary Stop At: Kibera We will take you through social impact projects in the prowling slums of Kibera. Meet the residents first hand and share time with them. You get a chance to listen to their impactful stories and their hopes for a transformed society. Duration: 3 hours Admission Ticket Free

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Museum, Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center
Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
Overview
Rate Average 25.00 USDExperience three top Nairobi destinations on a half-day tour of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Giraffe Manor, and the Karen Blixen Museum that includes door-to-door transport from your hotel or the Nairobi airport. Making the most of limited time in the city, explore wildlife, conservation, and history: visit an elephant orphanage, feed giraffes, and enjoy views of the Ngong Hills from Blixen’s beautifully preserved home. Visit Nairobi highlights on a half-day tour See rescued rhinos, elephants, and giraffes Great introduction to Kenya wildlife conservation Round-trip transport means a hassle-free trip Departure Point Traveler pickup is offered All Hotels and Residencies within Nairobi city or Nearest Airport. Airports Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya Wilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya Itinerary Stop At: Karen Blixen Museum Karen Blixen house puts you right in the movie, Out of Africa The history of the institution dates back in 1910 when a museum was established in Nairobi by the then East Africa and Uganda Natural History Society [currently the East African Natural History Society. . Duration: 1 hour Admission Ticket Not Included Stop At: Sheldrick Wildlife Trust The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery in Nairobi National Park provides a safe haven to orphaned baby elephants rescued by the DSWT. The Nursery provides the first stage in the hand-rearing and development of milk dependent baby elephants. Once they graduate from the Nursery, aged 2-3 years, the elephants move to one of the DSWT's Reintegration Centres in Tsavo East National Park, from where they will ultimately return to the wild. Duration: 1 hour Admission Ticket Not Included Stop At: Giraffe Centre 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. Duration: 1 hour Admission Ticket Not Included

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Giraffe Center Elephant Orphanage Kazuri Beads & Bomas of Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
Overview
Rate Average 105.00 USDLeave Nairobi’s crazy drivers to the experts and relax on this private guided door-to-door city tour that’s the perfect introduction to Kenya. Get up close and personal with native wildlife at the Giraffe Center and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an elephant orphanage. Watch craftspeople creating traditional pottery beads at the Kazuri Beads Factory, then take in a cultural performance at Bomas of Kenya. Discover Kenya’s wildlife, crafts, and culture on a private Nairobi tour Get intimate insights into Africa from your personal guide Watch a traditional African performance at Bomas of Kenya Take it easy with door-to-door round-trip private transfers Departure Point Traveler pickup is offered Pick up available from airbnb and private apartments Airports Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya Wilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya Departure Time 8:00 AM Itinerary Stop At: Giraffe Centre The tour starts by pick up at your Nairobi Hotel or home 8AM. You will then be driven to the Giraffe centre where you will learn more about the conversation efforts to conserve an endangered species. The center's main purpose is to protect and help with the breeding of the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. Under the supervision of a professional, you can feed the giraffes from a raised observation platform. These platforms allow the visitors to come eye-to-eye with the giraffes. The center also has a large auditorium where visitors can listen to talks about Giraffe conservation and a various activities the center is involved in. Duration: 2 hours Admission Ticket Included Stop At: Sheldrick Wildlife Trust The second stop is the Elephant Orphaned Trust; it is strictly open between 11 am and 12 noon. Here you will be able to see rescued baby and teenage elephants and learn their unique stories of how they got there, how they got their names and what plans are there to release them. 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, on getting lost in the wild or other tragedies. Duration: 1 hour Admission Ticket Included Stop At: Kazuri Beads You will then be driven to the Kazuri Beads factory. This is a pottery company that makes one of the world most beautiful beads. You will be shown all the stages from the start to the finish. Duration: 2 hours Admission Ticket Included Stop At: Bomas of Kenya You will be taken out for lunch (own expense) at Bomas of Kenya or Tamambo or similar restaurant then enter auditorium for cultural dances The tribal cultural shows happens every day from 2:30pm to 4pm and display tribal talent in music, dance, theatre/drama, fashion show, poetry/recitals and comedies. If you are interested in Kenyan culture or just want an afternoon of African entertainment, this is a day trip not to be missed! Duration: 3 hours Admission Ticket Included

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Water Rafting At Sagana
Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
Overview
Rate Average 80.00 USDAwaken your inner child after a week of hard work and focusing. Get a chance to unplug and enjoy the serenity of the countryside as you create new memories. Socialize with new people and get a chance to battle them in Kenyan and international board games. Photographs will be taken and shared with the participants at the end of the trip. Departure Point Off Moi Avenue, City-Hall Way, Nairobi, Kenya A tour van will be parked at Kencom bus stop to pick up the clients. Departure Time 7:00 AM Return Details Returns to original departure point The day shall be filled with fun activities such as water rafting, nature walk, rock climbing, water plunge, and archery. Extra activities like biking shall also be provided upon request at an extra cost