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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
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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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Matatu

The Matatu's are the cheapest way to travel in Nairobi, These are TOYOTA Hiace Vans mostly White with Yellow Stripe (some are Blue with Yellow Stripe) fare from KS 20 (Taxi Charge KS800 for same...
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Airport Bus

Bus # 34 from Moi Avenue / beside Ambsedure Hotel to Airport, look for the Number Sign held by the attendants. GPS Coordinates -1.285891,36.826105This is normal commuter Bus 3+2 seats in a row, no...
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Self drive: be realistic about road conditions

Because my experience of the country is limited to Nairobi and the central part of the Rift Valley, I can’t claim to comment authoritatively on the standard of the entire Kenyan road system. The bits...
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Airport

Nairobi has an international airport, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. It is the largest airport in East and Central Africa. In 2006, it processed 4.4 million passengers. Among the KLM, Kenya...
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Taxi rides in Nairobi

In case you take a taxi check if it is a good car and agree on price and safety before you leave. When you have a solid driver keep him for the days you need him. Keep your doors and windows closed in...
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Nairobi Taxi

A general idea of Fares to/from CBD as the Nairobi Taxis do not have meter.To Jomo Kenyatta International Airport KS1,100 From Airport 1,400 (They ask 1,500)ABC Shopping Centre KS600Adams Arcade...
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Self drive: human/wildlife conflict on the roads

Kenya has a system of wildlife corridors between parks and reserves, where wild animals (including sizeable beasts such as buffalo) have the opportunity to cross public roads which is farsighted from...
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Self drive: playing 'chicken' in the traffic

There are times in Kenya when ‘playing chicken’ in the traffic will literally involve chickens … and donkeys … and cows … and goats … and dogs … and children …Firstly, forget any first world concept...
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Self drive: speed bumps and sump busters!

Kenyan road traffic calming measures are pretty rudimentary and low maintenance, as befits a developing country where maintenance of complex equipment (such as traffic lights) could be a challenge....
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Lazy camel

Wo says camels dont like rides? I took this picture at the busy Thika road, the main gate to Nairobi from the direction of east. Never before I saw any camel in area of Nairobi, not even at the Animal...
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Colourfull buses

Besides Citi Hoppa there are many private buses conecting Nairobi with the suburbs and outskirts of the town. Most locals prefer such a buses although some of them are less comfortable and too...
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The regional air hub for East and Central Africa

In recent years, Kenya Airways has been making a concerted effort to establish itself as one of the pre eminent carriers on the continent. It may not be Africa's most luxurious airlines (South African...
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Self drive: have you considered Valium?

(work in progress)Even if you don’t usually subscribe to the principle of chemically altering your moods, Kenyan driving will probably drive you to it (pun intended)!Kenyan drivers are extremely...
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Self drive: tips on selecting the right hire car

During our recent trip to Kenya, we decided to hire a car and drive ourselves around, as we're pretty familiar with driving in Africa. However, although this is a cost effective option (and one that...
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Top Hotels in Nairobi

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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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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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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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"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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