Nairobi City Tours
Sprawling, steel-clad Nairobi isn’t the prettiest of African cities at first glance, granted, But there are real charm and energy to be found in this nigh on four-million-strong capital in the southern heart of Kenya for sure.
For starters, the town is famed as the only great metropolis with a bona fide safari park smack bang within city limits – just check out the Nairobi National Park, where giraffes meet cheetahs against the meanders of the Mbagathi River.
Add to that a series of great central markets that bubble with East African hotpots and foods, along with one of Kenya’s best nightlife scenes, and bingo: you’ve got yourself a town that’s really worth the stopover!
Things to do in Nairobi
Jeep safari at Nairobi National Park
Nairobi’s first national park offers visitors a look at the region’s varied wildlife including wildebeest and lions. Tour the park on a jeep to see it in its entirety.
Take breakfast at Giraffe Manor
Giraffe Manor is an elegant boutique hotel that’s known not just for its stately beauty but its herd of resident Rothschild’s giraffes. Breakfast at the manor and you may just see them wandering over, curious about the new faces.
Adopt an elephant at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is one of the leading wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centres in Kenya. If the cause is close to your heart, you can adopt an elephant and give it a new lease of life.
Watch various animals at Nairobi Safari Walk
Embark on an eye-opening adventure at Nairobi Safari Walk where you’ll be given a glimpse of Kenya’s rich wildlife. Bongos and albino zebras are just a couple of examples.
Visit the Village Market
Contrary to its name, The Village Market is a sprawling shopping and recreation complex that has over 100 shops. Dine at restaurants like Khazana and Sofra, and shop for arts and crafts, cosmetics and jewellery.
Have nyama choma at the Carnivore
Carnivore is a non-vegetarian’s haven with an all-you-can-eat meat buffet. Nyama Choma or roast meat is the star here. Feast on round after round until you absolutely can’t anymore.
Visit Mamba Village
Mamba Village is a crocodile farm and East Africa’s largest. You’ll be introduced to different reptile species and their role in the ecosystem. You’ll also learn facts and interesting tidbits about these powerful creatures.
Sunset view from K.I.C.C Helipad
Sunsets always look so much more beautiful from an undisturbed vantage point. K.I.C.C Helipad is the ultimate place to see the Kenya sunset, the cityscape and even Nairobi National Park in the distance.
How to get Around during Nairobi city tours
We recommend hiring a private car as the city can be full of traffic and getting around by public means can be tricky.
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