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Nairobi City Walking Tour with Traditional Kenyan Lunch
"Meet your guide in the center of town and take to the streets of Nairobi to explore and see the sights. First stop is Uhuru Park a lovely oasis of green space wedged next to the city’s bustling business district. Shelter from the city heat with a walk in the shade as your guide regales you with tales of Nairobi’s complex history and culture. Then head out to discover the city’s urban delights by both foot and public transport. Stroll past the Kenyan parliament buildings and stop to see Mzee Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum the resting place of Kenya’s first president. Pose for photos against the backdrop of Kenyetta International Conference Center – an impressive 28-story skyscraper – and then visit the August 7 Memorial Park built to commemorate the bombing of the US Embassy in 1998.Another highlight of your tour is a visit to Kenya National Archives – a site that’s a history museum in its own right. Browse the array of historical photographs traditional artwork and Kenyan crafts while learning about the tribes of Kenya from your guide.Stop for lunch at a traditional restaurant in town
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Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife’s Giraffe Centre and David Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage Tour from Nairobi
Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlifes Giraffe Centre and David Sheldricks Elephant Orphanage Tour from Nairobi"Escape Nairobi’s bustling city centre and head towards the leafy suburb of Karen. Nairobi has become famous for its traffic – but you’ll get to sit back and take in the interesting sites of local life on our journey through  East Africa’s largest ci you’ll head the short distance to David Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage located on the edge of Nairobi National Park. Since its inception the project has hand-reared more than 150 baby elephants that have beenorphaned in the wild often due to poaching. The orphanage helps to reintegrate these gorgeous creatures into the wilds of Tsavo National Park in the east of the country. You’ll learn more about this fascinating venture and see the baby elephants being fed by their keepers. where your tour will end around lunchtime
From $204.00
 
Hell’s Gate National Park Walking Tour with Elsamere Conservation Park Visit from Nairobi
"Hell’s Gate National Park is your destination of the day and this incredible park is roughly two hours away. As you travel gaze out the window admiring breathtaking views of the Rift Valley. Head inside the park and then step off your coach to stretch your legs; it’s one of the few parks in Kenya where walking is permitted!Stroll around the nature park’s trails with your guide looking out for the park’s countless herbivores that roam the plains freely. Spot African buffaloes zebras and gazelles as well as colorful birdlife such as vultures and Verreaux’s Eagles. The park also boasts hot springs and spectacular rock formations and cliffs so have your camera ready to capture all the sights.Stop for lunch at a restaurant within the park grounds and sample some regional cuisine. As you eat your guide will introduce you to some of the locals
From $169.00

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Nairobi City Market (old boxing stadium)

Inside the old city boxing stadium there is now a market that caters to both locals and tourists alike. Vendors sell tourist items such as wooden sculptures, T-shirts, and various other odds and ends....
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market at Ring Road and Ngong Road

For an interesting African shopping experience, visit the market at Ring Road and Ngong Road. Here, the Ring Road stops, and on the south side of Ring Road is an open area where the road has not been...
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Kazuri

Appologies for the photos! This particular camera does really poor in these low light conditions.While the main store for Kazuri is located in the UK, their workshop and office facility here in...
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craft stores "maasai market"

take your time. look around. there are crafts, antiques that are not only east african but west african, north african, south african and much cheaper than you would get in mall stores. jewellery,...
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City Market

The covered City Market is situated in the Muindi Mbingu Street, right in the centre of the town. The building was originally built as an aircraft hangar. It offers cheap and fresh fruits and...
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City Market

Located right downtown on Tubman Road, near the Jamia Mosque, City Market sells everything from pots and pans to Kenyan tribal art and carvings. Though not as large as some other markets in the...
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YaYa Center

Yaya center is a large mall located in Nairobi. Yaya center has a lot to offer and it's a great place to go if you need anything. They have a sporting goods shop, a grocery store, a pharmacy,...
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Villages

When driving through the country side in Kenya, you'll be immediately impressed by the beautiful colors of the Maasai blankets and robes they are wearing. Vivid Reds or variations thereof, they stand...
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Any roadside stand

As tourists, we tend to over react when we first arrive and are met with the first row of vendors peddling their ware.Our initial impulse to buy this or that because it is new to us works against...
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Luggage shops

We had thoughts of being able to Fed Ex or Mail souveniers back home after we had spent 8 days of intense shopping throughout the National Parks in Kenya.Boy were we wrong!We were quoted USD $485.00...
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The Sarit Centre

Since clothing is my job, I was in particularly interested to check what the local market is offering in ready made garments. The Sarit Centre is one of the most popular in Nairobi and, as I was told,...
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Great Rift Valley viewpoint

You can find many souvenir or curio shops in Nairobi, and most of them have the same sale strategy. The personnel will be very friendly & helpful with you and offer you a "discount" if you purchase a...
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Most supermarkets

I believe that Kenya is the birthplace of coffee. You can purchase wonderful Kenyan grounded coffee from most supermarkets and the duty free shops at Kenyatta International Airport. I bought a few...
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The Sart Centre

This is a general tip about the Sarit Centre, which is a mall built in the 1980's. There are over 75 shops here, and I found it to be nicer than most shops in the downtown area, though the whole place...
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Kimathi Street & Kenyatta Avenue | PO Box 30680, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, 72493, Kenya
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Kenyatta Avenue & Nyerere Road, P.O. Box 46302, Nairobi, Kenya
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Harry Thuku Road Pob 40064, 40064 Nairobi
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City Hall Way, Nairobi, Kenya
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Bishop Road, P.O. Box 40842, Nairobi, Kenya
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Top Things to Do in Nairobi

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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 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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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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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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Karen Blixen Museum

Many others here on VirtualTourist have written about this museum. I am not going to add any more to what they have said. While I will do is provide a list of links here for those who would like to...
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"MY MISSION TRIP TO KENYA"
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croisbeauty

"Nairobi is friendly town"
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CatherineReichardt

"Make this your gateway to East Africa!"
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"Nairobi"
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"Cool Water...pretty cool city."
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