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Nairobi: Tea Farm Day Trip with Lunch at kiambethu

1. Nairobi: Tea Farm Day Trip with Lunch at kiambethu

Enjoy a full-day tour from Nairobi of Gatura Greens Farm, and learn more about how tea is cultivated and picked. Make specialty tea to bring home, trek through the nearby forest, and take a dip in a local waterfall. Experience a farm-fresh 3-course meal and a bonfire at the end of the tour. Begin the experience at 9:30 am with tea and fresh scones and listen to the host give an informal history about the farm. Enjoy an introductory tea tasting before heading out to the purple tea farm. Learn how to pick tea with the guides, before trying your hand at picking some purple tea. Take the tea back to the farm and learn how to make your own specialty orthodox tea: how to roast it, roll it by hand, dry it then pack it to take home. Head off to the waterfall trek through a beautiful bamboo forest finishing off with a refreshing dip at the waterfall by the farm. Return back to the farmhouse in time for a farm-fresh 3-course meal, crowning the day with a bonfire in the gardens.

Mombasa: Tamarind Dinner Dhow Cruise

2. Mombasa: Tamarind Dinner Dhow Cruise

After being picked up from your resort or hotel, drive to the pier to begin your ultimate romantic evening cruise. Climb aboard a traditional dhow, the Nawalilkher, a 23 m long boat which was built in 1977 for trading. Meet your traditionally dressed waiter who will show you to your table. Be served a delightful welcome cocktail made with vodka, lime, honey, sugar, and crushed ice to savor with the melting sun. Fruit juice or soda is available for those who don't drink alcohol.  Watch as a live band on board begins to play as the dhow sets sail. Marvel at the picturesque setting as the dhow cruises into the sunset as you soak up the atmosphere of the music and lively chatter. Cruise around Tudor Creek and admire the panoramic view of Mombasa's Old Town and Fort Jesus. The dhow is then moored in a sheltered bay at the head of the creek. Savor a 4-course gourmet meal of finely grilled lobster and steak onboard. After you finish your delicious meal, a waiter will serve Arabic coffee in an original brass pot. Once the meal is over, you will be returned safely to your hotel. A choice between evening and day trips are available.

Carnivore Dinner Experience

3. Carnivore Dinner Experience

Carnivore restaurant is Nairobi's most popular restaurant, where meat is roasted on traditional Maasai swords (skewers) over a huge charcoal pit which dominates the entrance of the restaurant. The waiters serve the customers as they carry around these swords, carving the meat onto sizzling cast iron plates. For vegetarians, the restaurant also offers a vegetarian menu with a wide range of salads and vegetables, along with exotic sauces. The meal is an excellent complement to a holiday especially as a welcome or farewell dinner. Sample Menu (subject to change at any time without notice): Homemade vegetable vinaigrette Soup of the day with homemade fresh brown bread Charcoal roasted meats Leg of Beef Haunch of Venison (Kongoni, Impala, Thompson Gazelle, Ostrich, Giraffe) Leg of Pork Leg of Lamb Pork Spare Ribs Crocodile (When Available) Chicken Tikka Chicken Yakitori Chicken Wings Chicken Livers and gizzards Lamb Sausages Pork Sausages Beef Sausages Salads, side dishes and desserts Mixed salad Rice salad Kidney beans Corn relish Coleslaw Cucumber raita Deserts Apple pie Cheesecake Strawberries Ice creams Kenya coffee

Nairobi: The Safari Cats Show Tickets & Buffet Dinner

4. Nairobi: The Safari Cats Show Tickets & Buffet Dinner

Enjoy this exciting and enthralling African show and dinner as the perfect end to your day exploring in Nairobi, Kenya. Indulge in a delicious traditional buffet dinner served in the local style known as 'Nyama Choma' and feast on the unique tastes prior to the show. Relax and prepare to enjoy this exciting experience when we pick you up from your hotel at approximately 6:30 pm and personally drive you to the venue. At your leisure you may choose to explore for a while or just head straight for dinner. Following your authentic African dinner the show begins at 9 pm and finishes at 10 pm, when we drive you back to your hotel. After the show you can choose to visit Nairobi’s casino, and may do so at an extra "waiting" charge (as our transfer vehicle will wait for you and conveniently return you to your hotel). When booking this tour you should consider our other interesting and exciting tour options and plan the perfect day in Kenya. This tour may be combined with other tours such as the Karen Blixen Musuem, the Lake Nakuru Tour or Nairobi National Park.

From Nairobi: Kiambethu Tea Farm Tour & Lunch

5. From Nairobi: Kiambethu Tea Farm Tour & Lunch

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodations in Nairobi at 9:30 am. Arrive at the main house of Kiambethu Tea Estate at 11 am. You’ll be welcomed with homemade biscuits and tea. As you enjoy your snack, you’ll learn about the farm and the tea-making process from your guide. Stroll through the lovely gardens surrounding the main house. Catch a glimpse of the resident colobus monkeys. Explore the well-preserved indigenous forest with your knowledgable guide. End your tour with a relaxed lunch. Enjoy a 3-course meal made from locally sourced produce, along with soft drink and tea and coffee.

Day Tour to Kiambethu Tea Farm

6. Day Tour to Kiambethu Tea Farm

You will be picked up at your hotel at 9:45am and start the drive to Limuru, arriving at 11am. Upon arrival, over a cup of tea or coffee, you will hear about the history of the farm and the process of making tea before you have the opportunity to see tea in the field. Then, take a walk in the indigenous forest with a resident Kenyan guide who will identify the plants and explain how they are traditionally used. Look out for the Colobus monkeys 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. Enjoy your three course buffet lunch from a set menu prepared with vegetables from the garden and desserts topped with cream from the herd of Channel Island cows.

Nairobi: Lunch at Carnivore Experience

7. Nairobi: Lunch at Carnivore Experience

Carnivore Restaurant is Nairobi's most popular restaurant where meat is roasted on traditional Maasai swords (skewers) over a huge charcoal pit which dominates the entrance of the restaurant. The waiters serve the customers as they carry around these swords, carving the meat onto sizzling cast iron plates. For vegetarians, the restaurant also offers a vegetarian menu with a wide range of salads and vegetables, along with exotic sauces. The meal is an excellent complement to a holiday especially as a welcome or farewell dinner. Sample Menu (subject to change at any time without notice): Homemade vegetable vinaigrette Soup of the day with homemade fresh brown bread Charcoal roasted meats Leg of Beef Haunch of Venison (Kongoni, Impala, Thompson Gazelle, Ostrich, Giraffe) Leg of Pork Leg of Lamb Pork Spare Ribs Crocodile (When Available) Chicken Tikka Chicken Yakitori Chicken Wings Chicken Livers and gizzards Lamb Sausages Pork Sausages Beef Sausages Salads, side dishes and desserts Mixed salad Rice salad Kidney beans Corn relish Coleslaw Cucumber raita Deserts Apple pie Cheesecake Strawberries Ice creams Kenyan coffee

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What people are saying about Central Kenya

A very pleasant cruise with musicians on board and the music was not too loud so perfect. The staff was in our care and the food was excellent and very complete (appetizer, soup, main course, dessert)! I recommend this activity.

It was an amazing night the food was delicious The show was very entertaining The staff are very welcoming we enjoyed it to the maximum

very great show! the food was amazing. the staff were so polite. its definitely a must see

It was very educating and lovely experience I would love to visit again

It was a lovely day! My driver Francis was wonderful!