Nairobi City Tour entails Nairobi City, Nairobi National Park, Giraffe Center, Nairobi Safari Walk, David Sheldrick Elephant and Rhino Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, Bomas of Kenya and the Carnivore.
We will review each one of them to find out what makes them unique to deserve your attention.
Nairobi City is multi-ethnic and here you will find people with diverse cultural ethics.
So, whenever you visit this city, you won’t feel different from the rest of us. The similarities are too many to the point of ignoring the differences
Nairobi City is described as a City in the sun.
It is the Kenya’s capital-the financial and administrative capital.
The main languages mostly used are Swahili or Kiswahili and English.
Nairobi City has modern shopping malls and curio shops. Art and antiques are quite unique here.
You get to view Nairobi City from permitted rooftops and high grounds such as the Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC)
Nairobi City has great Museums and they form an important component of the Nairobi City Tour. They include; the Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi Gallery and the Kenya National Archive.
The Nairobi Museum
The Nairobi Museum offers you the Opportunity to sample Kenya’s rich heritage. It represents Kenya’s four pillars of national heritage-nature, culture, history and contemporary art.
The Nairobi Gallery
The Nairobi Gallery was built in 1913 and is now a museum that holds contemporary art exhibitions.
Nightlife here is well defined. Poshy clubs, restaurants and hotels offer the kind of a nightlife that you would dream of.
It will require you to make many choices about nightlife. Whether to spend it in the Nairobi City Center or the neighbouring estates and leafy suburbs.
Nightlife here has so many activities, the choice is yours to make and maybe the tour guide you have-whether he knows every corner of the city.
Horse racing, cycling, golfing, car racing, and bike racing-all these activities are here.
Nairobi Golf Courses
Nairobi has several world-class golf courses and include;
Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club
Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club is set off Kiambu Road, Ridgeways Kigwa Road. It is 13 km from Nairobi City Centre.
Karen Country Club
Karen Country Club is in the leafy Karen estate along Karen Road. It is 16 km from the city centre.
Muthaiga Golf Course
It is located on the edge of Karura Forest in the leafy Muthaiga Estate, 15 km from the city centre.
Royal Nairobi Golf Club
Royal Nairobi Golf Course if off Ngong Road along Muchai Road. It is the oldest golf society in Kenya and it is a 10 min drives from the city centre
Nairobi National Park is not a park in the wilderness; it is a park in the city, Nairobi city. Without it, Nairobi City Tour would be incomplete.
The park is in a protected area surrounded by an electric fence to keep wild animals away from the metropolis. It is managed by the Kenya Wildlife Services.
The Giraffe Center
The Giraffe Center is an environmental conservation centre, home to the Rothschild Giraffe a subspecies only found in the grasslands of East Africa.
As the only sanctuary in a capital city, Nairobi City, the Giraffe Center is dedicated to the task of conserving the world’s tallest animal, the Giraffe.
It also has warthog and birds.
Giraffe Center Entrance Fees/Charges
The Giraffe Center is free for Kenya School trips. Charges only apply to
Residents (KES): Adult 250 Child 50
Nonresidents (KES): Adult 10, Child 5
David Sheldrick Elephant and Rhino Orphanage
David Sheldrick Elephant & Rhino Orphanage is geared towards safeguarding the wildlife future.
The Orphanage protects the unique and endangered wild habitats.
Karen Blixen Museum
Karen Blixen Museum is part of National Museums of Kenya just like the Nairobi National Museum.
It represents the historical pattern of European settlement in East Africa.
The building captures a unique characteristic of its type in terms of period and method of construction.
It is popularly known for the film titled “Out of Africa” based on Karen’s autobiography.
It is in the foot of Ngong Hills on a piece of land once owned by Danish author, Karen.
Bomas of Kenya
Bomas of Kenya is where you get to enjoy Kenyan culture.
Here, various traditional villages of different Kenyan tribes are displayed.
Various aspects of Kenyan culture including living styles, crafts, music and dancing are displayed at Bomas of Kenya.
Bomas of Kenya Entrance Fees/Charges
Bomas of Kenya Charges are as follows
Citizens (KES): Adult 200, Child 50
Residents (KES): Adult 300, Children 200
Non-residents (USD): Adult 10, Child 5
The Carnivore is an open restaurant in Langata.
At this restaurant, you get to taste almost any type of meat. The Carnivore specializes in preparing a
You can taste ostrich, crocodile, and camel meat.
They also serve other delicious side dishes and exceptional sauces to supplement your real meal plus the famous Kenyan coffee.
The Carnivore also has a house cocktail called DAWA and is served to you by the medicine man.
DAWA means medicine in Swahili.
Nairobi City Tour/Safari Packages
- Half Day Nairobi City Tour to Nairobi National Park
- 1 Day Nairobi City Tour – Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Nairobi National Park
Accommodation is nothing to worry about. Nairobi City has so many hotels to choose from and they include, but not limited to the following;
- The Nairobi Serena Hotel
- The Sarova Stanley hotel
- The Sarova Panafric hotel
- Intercontinental Hotel
- Nairobi Safari park hotel
- Kempinski Villa Rosa hotel
Happy Nairobi City Tour/Safari!