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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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Road from Marsabit to Samburu Game Reserve

We didn't reach the Samburu National Reserve at the easy way from Nairobi from the south along mainly tarred roads. We came from the north from Marsabit and the Ethiopian border.From Marsabit it was a...
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Public transportation

Local public transportation, by the buses, is very well organized and, what is more important, it is very very cheap. Almost every Kenyan can afford it! Do not expect luxury inside the buses, do not...
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Lots of Driving!

Although I loved my trip to Kenya, I think we attempted to do too much in too short of a time. It seemed like we were constantly driving from one place to the next without enough time to just enjoy...
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Traffic jams

Some streets at Nairobi look almost blocked by the cars and it's not during rush hours only. Would be very wrong saying, probably because they are not skillfull drivers. Most of this guys wouldn't...
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Local transport in the north

On the road from Moyale at the border with Ethiopia to Marsabit and Samburu National Reserve we hardly saw any local transport. There must be some buses on this route. In one of the few small villages...
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Road from Moyale to Marsabit

In 2004 we entered Kenya by road, coming from Ethiopia. From the bordertown Moyale to our next stop Marsabit was a long drive of ten hours, because the road was in a rather bad condition. En route the...
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Matatus

Um.... never dared to get in one of these death traps myself.... don't recommend it, the drivers are undisciplined, not passed any kind of test, young, reckless, on drugs or alcohol. They speed and...
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Matatus

I would caution about using the local transport, matatus, it really is beyond basic and safety does not come into it. These buses are filled to the brim and are driven at high speed and totally...
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Changing truckdrivers

In the north of Kenya we travelled again with our own truck, hired in Arusha this time, after we had to leave our first truck in N'Djamena in Chad. Because of the problems in Darfur in Sudan, we...
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Local transport

With local busses and matutu's you can visit nearly every town and village. At Kitale are normal matutu's and Nissan matutu's for twice the price.The bus and matutu parks are often rather chaotic, but...
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Public Transport

Hello. I can only answer for Kenya as I lived there for three years and visit frequently. The last time was November 2009. The general condition of Nairobi has improved greatly. The street families...
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taxis, matatus and co.

Matatus, the local variation of shared minibuses are actually much cheaper - but I must say I decided against: they were more than overcrowded - usually with a couple of people standing on the open...
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Motorbike Taxis

My husband told me specifically *DON'T get on a motorbike or in a matatu* so I disobeyed and did both. The bikes are reasonably well maintained, except I had a couple of back tyre punctures on the...
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Road between Mombasa and Nairobi

This is supposed to be the "Highway", the main road connecting Mombasa and Nairobi.Actually I am glad sure we only had to take it once, on our way to the Tsavo National Park. It is the same road that...
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Nairobi

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Mombasa

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Masai Mara Game Reserve

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Malindi

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Watamu

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Lake Naivasha

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Kimathi Street & Kenyatta Avenue | PO Box 30680, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Top Things to Do in Kenya

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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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Schools

Inside the Masai Mara there are a few locals schools .. These are run by Kenyans and is playing a vital role in providing education and enabling development for the tribal children. Most of these...
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Hell's Gate National Park

This is a small National Park, where you can go around by bicycle, see some Giraffes, Zebras, Buffalows etc. and hike at the Hell's Gate Gorge. Entrance fee is $ 30. The entrance is about 1 km north...
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El'molo Crocodile Park & Lodge

We had just been absolutely disappointed with a wrong booking in Bondo. About 30 mins from Kisumu and decided to tour the area and head back to Kisumu, enroute to Lake Victoria via Yimbo, we came...
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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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Bicycling to Kongoni

From Fisherman´s Camp about 10 km east at the first roadfork left at the second roadfork to the right you will see a lot of wildlife like Zebras, Monkeys, Boars etc., if you continue a little past...
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