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Hilton Nairobi

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Hilton hotel Nairobi is Situated in Nairobi's central business district, and boasts of luxurious accommodation a mere 5-minutes' walk from Kenyatta International Convention Centre.

Inter Continental Hotel

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Intercontinental Nairobi has for years been an oasis of comfort. It is suitable for business travelers as well as those who want to experience the wonders of Africa. Location ;Standing tall next to Parliament buildings and , Kenyatta International Convention Centre this imposing hotel has all necessary amenities for your convenience. At only less than 30 min drive from Jomo Kenyatta international airport, it conveniently places you right in the nerve centre on Nairobi.

The Sarova Stanley

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Sarova Stanley launched itself into Kenyan history in 1902 by becoming the first luxury hotel in Nairobi and the gracious host of prominent world leaders, renowned authors, and international celebrities. These early years depicted the dawn of a new era, and Sarova Stanley immediately distinguished itself as a beacon of luxury and unrivalled hospitality.

Safari Park

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The Safari Park Hotel & Casino is a facility established in over 50 acres of beautifully manicured gardens and lawns in a pristine environment with many indigenous trees, and offering sanctuary to a startling array of birds and butterflies making it a convenient get away destination from the bustling city centre.

Mayfair Court

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The Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi hotel is a beautifully done elegant holiday and business destination for travelers in Nairobi. This facility is located in a sprawling and beautifully landscaped 5 acre property nearWestlands in the city of Nairobi.

Other Inclusion

Return Transport
Welcome drinks at hotel
Stay in 3 star hotel
Guided tour
Sighseeing
Airport transport

Package Itinerary

Day TripKaren Blixen Museum

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This tour takes you to this historical archeological site whose story is told in the famous book Out of Africa as highlighted ted by Karen Blixen herself. Starting at 1.30 pm you will enjoy the peace and tranquil in this serene saburb of Karen upto 3.00pm.



Overview

Karen Blixen Museum is an imposing archeological and pre historic site in Kenya, set in a serene area at the foot of ngong hills in Karen. It was built in 1912 by the Swedish engineer AkeSjögren who designed it in characteristic 19th century style,with spacious rooms,horizontalverandahs,tiled rooms reminiscent of the Europeans establishments of Nairobi ,which he later sold to Karen Blixen and her then-husband, Baron Blixen-Fineckein 1917.The Swedish civil engineerAkeSjogren, later became honorary Swedish consul to Kenya ,used the house as his main residence on hiscoffee company a plantation of over 6,000 acres. The househosted DanishcountMojenFrijs, who upon his return to Denmark persuaded his cousin to try their luck in un exploited Kenya. Baron Blixen acquired possession of the estate in 1916 with Karen Blixen calling the house "Bogani" or "Mbogani" meaning a house in the woods.

After purchasing the Manor, the Leslie-Melvilles learned that the only remaining Rothschild giraffes in Kenya were in danger due to a compulsory purchase by the Kenyan government of an 18,000-acre (73 km2) privately owned ranch at Soy, near Eldoret, which was their sole habitat for sub-division into smallholdings and re distribution leading to slaughter of the giraffes for hides and meat.The conservation of the Rothschild was also endangered by their slaughter in Uganda during Gen. Idi Amin's era.

Their marriage failed after eight years when they separated and in 1921 the Baron moved on and left the management of thecoffeefarm to Karen until 1931 when she returned to Denmark.The house and the farm was bought by Remy Marin, who subdivided the land into 20 acre parcels for commercial and residential use.Subsequent development created the present Karen estate and town. Lt. Col.G. Lloyd, an officer of the British Army bought the house in 1935 and lived there until his death in 1954, when it transferred to his daughters, Mrs. G. Robersts and Lavender Llyod. A transfer of title to Mrs. J.P Robson and Mrs L.B. Hyde is in City Hall records in 1956. The house was partially occupied until 1964 when it was purchased by the Danish government and handed over to the Kenyan government as an independence gift. The government set up a college of nutrition and the Museum was initially used as the principals house. In 1985 the shooting of a movie based on Karen autobiography began,raising the profile of the house and the National Museums of Kenya expressed interest and acquired the house for the purpose of establishing a Museum.

Her life history is published in her most famous book, Out of Africa, as well as her other book Shadows of the Grass. The house opened to the public in 1986 when it was named as one of Kenya's national museums in after the successful launch of the 1985 movie,out of Africa where an agreement was reached with the college for the house to become part of the National Museums of Kenya.Karen also known asIsak Dinesen in the literate world was born at Rungstedlundin Denmark on 17th of April 1885 as the second child of Wilhelm and IngeborgDinesens five children. In 1914 she arrived in Kenya to marry her half cousin and engage in dairy farming in the then British East Africa but her husband had however changed his mind to try coffee farming. Her uncle