David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

It is located in Nairobi National Park on the city’s southern outskirts. The trust operates the most successful orphan elephant and Rhinos rescue and rehabilitation program in the world ensuring safe haven for wildlife. When they are capable to depend on themselves the elephants and the rhinos are usually reintegrated in one of the centre , Tsavo East National park where they ultimately return to the wild. It is opened at 11am to 12 noon for the public and in the evening from 5pm till 6pm for those that have done the adoption.

Giraffe Centre

Giraffe Centre is located 20km from the city Centre Nairobi. The establishment came about as a result to protect the endangered giraffe, making home and safe for the Rothschild giraffe. The center has become famous worldwide as a Nature Education Centre. One gats to hand feed the giraffe which is an education in itself. The experience is fascinating with coming close with the giraffe, how they use their long prehensile tongue to remove leaves from prickly acacia brunch.

Karen Blixen Museum

The Museum is located 10km from the city center. Before opening its door to the public it was a farm belonging to Danish Author Karen Blixen. The farm house gained international fame with the release of the movie ‘Out of Africa’ which immortalized Karen Blixen’s book, based on her life in Kenya. The Museum house remains a serene environment that seems to belong to the past, surrounded by a tranquil garden and indigenous forest, with splendid view of Karen’s beloved Ngong Hills, She honors the hills with the phrase ‘I had a farm at the foot of the Ngong Hills’.

Karen Museum shop- offers handicrafts, posters and postcards, the Movie out of Africa, books and other Kenyan souvenirs. The grounds may be rented for wedding receptions, corporate functions and other events

Kazuri beads

Kazuri Bead is a factory located on Mbagathi Ridge in Karen Estate few minutes walk from the Karen museum. They specialize in handmade jewellery, as well as pottery ware that reflect the culture of Kenya. The Factory supports literally hundreds of disadvantage Kenyan women, especially single women by providing employment and healthcare services for them and their families. The end products are exported to over 30 different countries worldwide. Kazuri bead is a member of World Trade Organization.