This excursion comprises of a tour of theCity Center, Shopping areas, Parliament Buildings, National Museum Conference Center ,Snake Park along with other places of interest. The client has a chance to experience the Kenya capital city and sample the diversified city’s taste.
The Nairobi Safari Walk is a conservation-based recreational facility like no other. Only 7 KM from the bustling Metropolis, here you will find a sampling of what wildlife in Kenya has to offer. Not only is the setting exceptionally serene, but you will get a chance to see some of the rarest animals on the planet. These include: the white Rhino, the Bongo and even the Albino Zebra. What this walk offers, is a chance to see most of Kenyas wildlife within a single setting.
The Maasai culture is perhaps the most renowned of Kenya’s ethnicity. As a tourist travelling within Kenya, buying a Maasai culture-based souvenir should, and will be one of the things you want to do. There is nowhere better than the regular open air Maasai markets held in Nairobi. These markets are nomadic and within them, you will find everything from local paintings, curios, drawings, wood carvings, jewelry and East African based Fabrics. However, you have to know where and when they will be held.
The Village Market is one of Kenya’s leading shopping malls. Not only does it have amazing shopping outlets that carry a wide variety of both local and international trinkets, it also has a wonderful open air food court. Here, you can have a taste of dishes from a wide range of cultures, including local cuisines. It also boasts a well equipped Cinema, a water slide and bowling alley.
The Carnivore Restaurant on Lang’ata Road is one of Nairobi’s, and indeed Kenya’s, revered open air restaurants. Dining here is an experience to treasure. The most outstanding aspect of this restaurant is not the fact that the ambiance is world class, but that you get to have your choice of game meat while enjoying that ambiance. Do you feel like having a bit of Crocodile? Maybe Ostrich or Zebra meat is more your style? At the Carnivore, you can have a taste of all these and many other game cuisines. You can also indulge in local and international beers while you are at it.
Most of us have thrilling adventures. If speeding is your poison of choice, then you can Go Karting on Lang’ata road when you visit Nairobi. The facility offers you 10 minute sessions of speeding and racing your compadres through a windy track that can be floodlit at night.
6. Go ice skating at Panari Sky Center
If you want to experience more speed and try out your ice skating skills on East Africa first ice skating rink. It a wonderful experience that you get to enjoy within an amazing facility that is only minutes from the Airport. The Panari Hotel is one of the highest rated hotels in the country.
For those of us who are cultured, a trip is incomplete without gracing the local art scene with our presence. Among the most outstanding and engaging art galleries in Nairobi, is Banana Hill Art Gallery. This is one, among many, of the most comprehensive art galleries featuring East African talent. The stunning sculptures and painting will take our breath away. Just on the fringes of Nairobi, near the Village Market, Banana Hill Gallery is a wonderful place to go and appreciate local artistic talents.
Sticking with arts and culture, the local theatre scene is riddled with outstanding plays every other night. Alliance Francois, Kenya National Theatre and Phoenix Players are some of the most popular theatrical power houses in the country. There are frequent plays, almost every evening, from any of these theatrical giants. Most of the plays are very entertaining with political and marital satire being the main theme.
As a cultural powerhouse, the Goethe Institute, Nairobi is one of the best places to go to when you want to learn about the local art scene. Here you will find, local music, plays, art, and events that are both entertaining and culturally educating. It is one of the places to go if you want a taste of the local art scene. It also helps that it is right next to Alliance Francois, one of the leading theatre outlets in the country.
Just as Nairobi Safari Walk gives you a sampling of what the country has to offer in terms of wild life, the Nairobi National Museum gives you a taste of Kenyas heritage. Additionally, you will find wonderful dining facilities, a beautiful botanical garden and eclectic shopping facilities.
For a taste of Kenyas history, visit the National Archives situated right in the middle of the City. Here you will find all sorts of historical records that will help illuminate Kenyas past.
Mamba means Crocodile in Swahili. As the name suggests, this is a crocodile sanctuary. Near Karen, you will get a chance to see real crocodiles sunbathing and feeding. You also get to enjoy some of the most exquisite local cuisine the country has to offer.
This is a beautiful, beautiful place just outside of Nairobi. Only an hour from the city center, this is where serenity calls home. Tented camps, beautiful paths, scenic sunsets and a view of the Ngong Hills worth dying for, the Whistling Thorn will blow all your worries away.
Although this will take some doing, the view from up there is worth it. If you can talk your way into it, going up on to the K.I.C.C Helipad, will give you a grand view of the entire city. You can see the whole of Nairobi and its environs from up there. It is simply breath taking.
Le Palanka, is an African Cuisine at its best. The ambiance is exceptional, the food is delectable and the service is outstanding. African cuisine has never been wrapped in such wonderful light.
Kenya is renowned in the rugby world for its blisteringly good 7s aside. Enjoy some of the local matches at the Impala grounds on most weekends and experience where all that talent comes from. These events are always graced by Kenyas wealthy mid-class. This means there is always a party going on.
An outstandingly beautiful cliff side resort, Rolf place is best known for its exceptional tranquillity, the gorge you have to cross over before getting to the restaurant and paint balling.
Sheer tranquillity! That is all that can be said about this place. When you want to completely leave the rest of the world behind you, head to Resurrection gardensin Karen, and experience serenity at its most tranquil state.
The Elephant Orphanage in Langata gives you the rare opportunity to have an uninhibited view the majestic giants Elephants. You will get to experience firsthand just how devastating poaching is in the world. It also gives you hope, for within all that anarchy, there is a sanctuary for the baby elephants left behind.
Ngong Racecourse is the only thoroughbred racing venue in the country and the only horse racing course in the whole of East Africa. The grounds also offer a great deal of entertainments, besides the excitement that comes with betting on race days, you can enjoy other events such as the Concours degance, Shaggy Dog Show and Beerfest.
This is mainly for the kids. Splash Water World has some of the best and most thrilling water slides in the country. Adults can also enjoy local dishes and beers while their children enjoy themselves.
Taking a tour of the Maasai Ostrich Farm not only gives you a chance to come face to face with these majestic flightless birds, but it also gives you a chance to ride one of them. There are also some great bird watching facilities as well as an outstanding resort where you can spend the night. You can also order a delicious Ostrich Meat platter.
Roughly an hour from the city, OlePolos is known as the goat meat central of Nairobi. Situated on an expansive piece of land, here you get to enjoy scrumptious roast meat and drink some of Kenya€™s finest beers. It makes for a wonderful family outing.
We all know of the 3D Cinema phenomenon, now imagine a 7D cinema! You will experience almost everything on and off the screen. You seat will rock; you will see and feel the whoosh of the bats and for all intents and purposes, be part of the movie.
What would a trip to Africa be without at least one sighting of the €˜Big Five€™? At the Nairobi National Park, just minutes from town, you will find these veraciously wild animals roaming about for your viewing pleasure.
Pet or feed them and even touch their tongues; at the Nairobi Giraffe Center, you get to be right at home with these incredibly tall and beautiful creatures.
View the deadly Black Mambaup close and an assortment of other dangerous and harmless reptiles at the Nairobi Snake Park. Being situated at the National Museum grounds, you can also enjoy the serene environment and dining facilities on offer.
Here, you get a chance to see countless butterfly species in this serene environment. It is absolutely beautiful and offers some soft landing after being on the road for so long.
Kenya is well known for its signature brands; Tusker and Pilsner Larger. But that is not all it has to offer in terms of beer. Brew Bistro is one of the country’s leading mini-brewers. It offers an assortment of lagers, stout, ale and delicious biting topped off with a wonderful atmosphere
Night life in Nairobi is like in any other metropolitan city, absolutely jumping!! Starting from the city center to the Electric Avenue in Westlands, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to exceptional bars, restaurants and clubs. You can even go to Nairobi West, where you will find some of the best local bars. Or, you may go to Langata and see how Nairobi’s mid-class party!
Nairobi is absolutely outstanding. It is no wonder its called The City In The Sun