David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage Guided Tour

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Tour Elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust on this tour from Nairobi. Watch the adorable baby elephants being cared for as you learn about their rehabilitation program.

Highlights

  • David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
  • Tour Elephant Orphanage
  • Things to do in Nairobi
  • Experience getting close to baby elephants
  • Nairobi Day Tour

Description

The tour starts by picking you from your Hotel/Home within Nairobi 9:30AM. We will drive you to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust have a walk through the little center from 11am - 12pm in an open space, with a rope fence around it. The youngest elephants come trotting out of the bush to greet their keepers who stand at the ready with giant bottles of milk. For the next 10-15 minutes you can watch each little one slurp and gargle their milk. When they're done, there's water to play with and keepers to nudge and get hugs from. While you get to watch them play and take photos. You find out how old they were when they arrived at the orphanage, where they were rescued from, and what got them into trouble. The most common reasons for getting orphaned being: mother's poached, falling into wells, and human/wildlife conflict. Once the youngest are all fed, they are led back into the bush, and it's the turn of the 2-3 year olds. Some of them can feed themselves, and some are still fed by their keepers. It's very cute to watch them hold their giant milk bottles in their trunks an

Includes

Pick up and drop off within Nairobi Small Group Tour Elephant Orphanage Entry Ticket & fees

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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