Ngong Hills Bike drive

An easy 45 minutes away from Hope Gardens is this magnificent tour riding through the stunning Ngong Hills with open landscapes and single track routes up to the peak overlooking the magnificent Rift Valley where you will stop for lunch before heading back through the forest and villages of the area. The route is all off road using mountain bikes and there are routes of 20 – 50km depending on the fitness of the group. You will need to have basic biking skills.  Tours include a mountain bike, helmet, professional guides, lunch, and transport.

Nairobi National Park

A short drive from Hope Gardens is the Nairobi National Park. It is the oldest national park in Kenya, the only national park in the world located within a capital city. With wide-open grass plains and host to a wide variety of wildlife including the endangered black rhinos, lions, leopards, buffaloes, cheetahs, hyenas and giraffes among others. It offers an immediate safari experience

Giraffe Center

Giraffe Center is the only sanctuary in the world within a capital city that enables you to come into very close contact with the world’s tallest yet endangered animal, the giraffe. Situated a walk away for Hope Gardens, makes Giraffe Centre a first stop wildlife experience.

Shopping

The Woman’s Hope Collective Boutique

Located at the reception, the Woman’s Hope Collective Boutique stocks a distinct selection of handmade pieces and souvenirs from Women who benefit from Hope Gardens programs and initiatives. The suburb of Karen also features many arts and crafts centers and hotspots where you can pick up local handmade souvenirs and gifts for friends and family.

Tours away from Nairobi by Cheza

Our guest house staff at Hope Gardens is happy to help you coordinate a custom tour or safari during your stay with us.  We work together with Cheza Breaks, a wonderful local tourist agency that contributes a portion of profits to Sports for Change, a charity supporting needy children here in Kenya.  Cheza is the Swahili verb ‘to play’, and we know that each of these tours will offer you a sense of true adventure and enjoyment.