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Small Group Full-Day Tour with the Masai from Nairobi
"Nothing defines the Masai so perfectly as the intricate and ornate jewellery that symbolises their cultural heritage. This full-day Nairobi tour is held in the Masai homelands around Ngong Hills and captures the spirit and essence of Masai life. This Nairobi tour is run in partnership with One Horizon Africa a non-profit organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty in Kenya and South Africa that holds no religious or political affiliations. Tours are managed by a dedicated Kenyan staffing team who all have a background in travel and tourism and have joined the team because of their commitment to helping their fellow citizens. Your Nairobi tour will be led by two Masai tribeswomen and sisters who learned the skills of Masai jewellery-making from their grandmother. Sitting under cool a you will make your own Masai wristband under their guidance using the colour codes observed by the Masai. Best of all you’ll get to keep your handmade jewellery as your own memento of the day. If you like
From $140.00
 
Full-Day Tour With Zawadisha from Nairobi: Home Cooked Meal with a Local Family and Learn How to Make Chapati
"Zawadisha is a charitable organisation whose mission is to provide small loans with big impact to Kenyan women. On this Nairobi tour you’ll get to meet a member of the organisation along with the women who have been helped through Zawadisha’s efforts.  You’ll meet your Zawadisha guide in town at the agreed meeting point before hopping in a vehicle and heading for the nearby community of Kayole. The journey will take app you’ll head to a local market where you’ll be greeted by Cecilia a long-time resident of this community. She’ll take you on a two-hour tour of the market and give you the chance to explore the market at your leisure stopping at kiosks that sell everything from fruits and vegetables to secondhand clothing. You’ll also get to meet a few local women who have received loans from Zawadisha to start and grow their businesses.  From there
From $70.00
 
Small Group Half-Day Tour in Nairobi: Farm to Feast
"Chicken and pig farming have been rated by the United Nations and World Health Organization as one of the most successful and quick-fix solutions to overcoming malnutrition in poor communities.  On this Nairobi tour you’ll head to a street-side market where you’ll get to haggle alongside locals and pick up the fattest piglets and happiest little chicks for delivering to local communities.  With the piglets and chicks in your arms you’ll travel up to villages in Kikuyu and Kayole on the outskirts of Nairobi. One Horizon Africa a partner on this tour has rescue centres in these communities
From $75.00

More Local Customs in Nairobi Area

Death By Elephant - Tusker Beer

On December 8, 1922 Kenya Breweries was founded by brothers George and Charles Hurst. They had previously worked as gold prospectors and farmers. One week later they brewed their first beer and...
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DAO
Nov 16, 2015

Security checks at malls and hotels

don´t get too astonished - and also don´t be afraid - when you want to enter a shopping mall and a security guy asks you to open your bag or be checked with a metal detector. It usually means the...
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sphynxxs
Jun 03, 2011

How to hail a Matatu..

Some people are completely confused about the Matatu system. You don't have to be if you know what to do:When looking for a Cab torwards Community or the direction of Uhuru Park, you want to be Next...
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Osmun79
Mar 28, 2006
 
 
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Giraffe Center

It is a small place with several Giraffes to feed. The experience was fun, if only our toddler weren't too scared to feed them herself. But she enjoyed picking up the feed from the floor for us to...
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David Sheldrick Animal Trust - Elephant Orphanage

Elephant orphanage is the place to be if you have not touched an Elle in your life, the little orphaned babies are so cute and very playful. When we visited there the last two days ago,there was a...
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National Park

Nairobi national park is based in Kenya.it is the only national park that has large number of wild animals.it also has an animal orphanage.the animals there need intensive care and good food which...
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National Museum

The National Museum in Nairobi is a wonderful place to visit if you have some spare time. I was actually stuck in Nairobi due to flight issues, so I headed to the museum to see what was there. This...
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Uhuru Park

Its such an amazing place just to seat and have a chat with your friend under the shade of the great trees. The grass has already been worked on and hence its soft and tender. The city is just a...
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Safari

We decided to skip the Game Drive as it was rather expensive (USD50 per adult + KES7000 to rent the Land Cruiser with driver and Guide). Initially I wanted to share the vehicle in order to split...
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"Nairobi, the capital of Kenya"
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"Nairobi - Crossroads of Africa"
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"My hometown"
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"Nairobi and the Giraffe Manner"
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"Modern capital without a real identity"
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