Nairobi Day Tours and Excursions

Nairobi Excursions as the name suggests comprises of trips that last for a few hours to a full day and are categorized in the short stay safari category. The excursions are specifically targeted towards guests who do not have a lot of time to go on a safari that lasts a few days.

Even though the excursions only last a couple of hours, it is important to take note that there are numerous short excursions available to our guests and they all offer good value for money since the guests get to see a variety of wild animals and other great sights that Nairobi has to offer.

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya and Safari Fellows offices are also based in the city. You can either pay us a visit, call, email, Skype or even use the live chat option if you want to go for an excursion with Safari Fellows.

From the experience earned working in the tour industry, we know that different visitors have different needs and wishes. Due to that, we have made sure that we offer various Nairobi day trip tours to guests so that they can choose the tour that best appeals to them.

If you find that the safari day trips from Nairobi packages that we offer need to be customized for you, we encourage you to contact us and inform us about the Nairobi tours that you are interested in. We are an experienced custom safari tour operator and we will tailor make you Nairobi Safari tours that are going to meet your needs and preferences.

Our Nairobi Tours depart every day implying that you can be able to go for the excursion at any day of the week. However, for some safari day trips from Nairobi, you need to book in advance since some of the trips such as the ones to Amboseli, Lake Naivasha, and Lake Nakuru among others are outside Nairobi and depart early in the morning.

Here are some of the popular Nairobi day trip tours that we offer. The options provided are not in any way the final options since we custom make the Nairobi Tours in order to ensure that the guests are fully satisfied. Thus, if you have an excursion in mind but cannot find it in the list of our Nairobi day trips, do not hesitate to share the excursion with us, we will make arrangement to ensure that you go for the excursion that you are interested in.

Safari Day Trips From Nairobi

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Half Day – Nairobi City Tour


The tour lasts about six hours. In this tour, you are going to visit the Giraffe center and also David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust where you get to see baby elephants and also feed the giraffes.

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Bomas Of Kenya


Bomas of Kenya afternoon excursion involves a visit to the cultural center of Kenya’s main ethnic groups that among others comprises of Kikuyu, Kamba, Luhya, Luo and Mijikenda. Ideal for culture lovers.

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Full Day Nairobi City Tour


The tour starts at 8 in the morning and lasts the whole day. In this tour, you are going to visit Karen Blixen Museum, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Centre and the Kazuri Beads Centre.

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Day Tour To Amboseli From Nairobi


The excursion entails a day tour to Amboseli where you get to watch a variety of wildlife comprising of herds of elephants. The scenic Mt. Kilimanjaro is a great background for photos.

Day Tour To Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru & Crescent Island Day Trip


Fascinating day trip that tours the splendid Rift Valley escarpment. Among others, you will see lions, rhinos,zebras,girraffes, and flamingoes.

Day Tour to Nairobi National Park & Nairobi City


The day trip will see you visit; Nairobi National Park, David Sheldrick elephant orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre & Kazuri Beads. All in a day!

Day Trip to Lake Naivasha, Crescent Island & Hell’s Gate


This day trip departs from Nairobi and it will encompass a boat ride in Lake Naivasha, watching hippos, guided walking safari, game viewing and even bicycle ride.

Limuru tea plantation visit

Limuru Tea Plantation Visit


In this trip, you get to visit Kenyan Highlands where the famous Kenya Tea is grown. You will get to see the process that the plucked tea has to go before it becomes the coveted cup of tea. Lunch and afternoon tea included. A chance to see monkeys, milking cows and a variety of flowers.

Other short kenya excurtions

Other Short Excursions


  • Nairobi National Museum
  • Karura Forest Reserve
  • Kenya National Archives
  • Mt Longonot Hike
  • Kazuri Beads
  • Ndeiya Gicheru
  • African Heritage House Tour
  • Nairobi Gallery
  • Aero Club of East Africa

What Do I Need To Go For Nairobi Safari Tours?

After you have selected one of the excursions, all that you need to do is to contact us through phone, email, Skype, Live Chat, or even the contact us section. Inform us about your excursion and the date when you want to book the excursion. We will take the details of your excursion and confirm your booking once the payments have been made. Our guide will them pick you from your hotel or the specified location on the day of the excursion at the agreed time.

What Type Of Vehicles Do You Use For The Nairobi Tours?

For our safaris, we use safari minivan with a pop-up top or a 4×4 Toyota Landcruiser Jeep with a pop-up top. All our safari vehicles are well maintained and are fitted with state-of-the-art High Frequency long range radios to facilitate efficient communication. Moreover, the safari vehicles are equipped with first aid kits and the cool boxes. All Safari Fellows drivers are professional tour guides who are experienced and focused on ensuring that our guests enjoy their safaris as can be attested by our past clients.

How Many People Can Go On Nairobi Day Trips?

Majority of the Nairobi Safari Tours that are offered by Safari Fellows are run on private basis with at least two people making the bookings. Moreover, in order to ensure that the guests are totally comfortable and are assured of the window seats, Safari Fellows usually recommend no more than six persons in one vehicle. Thus, if you are a group of ten, we will recommend that you go on the tour with two safari vehicles where each vehicle will have five people.

How can I pay for my Safari Day Trips From Nairobi?

When making the booking, you need to pay 30% deposit so that we can confirm your bookings. The deposit is usually paid via wire transfer to our local bank account. The balance will be paid either during the Nairobi Safari or before the safari commences.