Tour overview

Sure! Nairobi is the capital and largest city in Kenya, and there’s plenty to see and do. Here are some popular sights and activities for a Nairobi city tour:

Nairobi National Park

This is the only national park in the world located within a major city. Visitors can see a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, leopards, buffalo, giraffes, and more.

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

This elephant orphanage is a must-visit for animal lovers. Visitors can watch the baby elephants being fed and learn about conservation efforts.

Karen Blixen Museum

The former home of Danish author Karen Blixen, famous for her memoir "Out of Africa." The museum gives visitors a glimpse into the life of a European settler in colonial Kenya.

Nairobi Museum

This museum features exhibits on Kenya's history, culture, and natural world.

Kibera Slum Tour

This tour gives visitors a glimpse into the daily lives of the residents of Kibera, one of the largest slums in Africa. It can be eye-opening and humbling.

Maasai Market

This outdoor market offers a wide variety of crafts, clothing, and souvenirs, and is a great place to bargain for deals.

Uhuru Park

This park in the center of Nairobi offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Visitors can rent paddleboats on the lake or take a walk through the gardens.

Bomas of Kenya

This cultural center showcases the traditional lifestyles of various Kenyan tribes through dance, music, and crafts.

City Hall

The old colonial building is now a museum with exhibitions that take visitors through Nairobi's history and its struggle for independence.

Nairobi Railway Museum

A museum that showcases the history of the railways in Kenya, as well as the role they played in the country's development.

These are just a few of the many things to see and do in Nairobi. Don't forget to try some of the local cuisine while you're there, like nyama choma (grilled meat) or ugali (a starchy side dish).