Nairobi

Nairobi:

Nairobi is an edgy and hip city. It is prominent for several wrong reasons. It is buzzing with art, culture, and development. It also has incredible national parks.

Places of attraction

Nairobi National Park

The National Park is 7 Km west that it makes Nairobi the city with a game park. This Park was found in 1946 and houses a range of bird species and animals. The animals found here include leopards, lions, buffaloes, black rhinos, giraffes, zebras, hippos, wildebeests, and elands.

Giraffe Center

Giraffe Center has the rare Rothschild Giraffe and has incredible giraffes raised successfully in the center. It includes Giraffe Manor that you can have breakfast watching the giraffes. There is an education center teaching students and pupils about the conservation of wildlife.

 Nairobi National Museum

Nairobi National Museum houses a large building presenting traditional art and craft items, taxidermied animals, and early man remains. It gives the visitors a chance to know about the culture, history, paleontology, and arts of Kenya. This compound has restaurants and botanical gardens. It has the craft and art zone. There are restaurants offering authentic dishes.

Nairobi Arboretum Park

Nairobi Arboretum is a 30-hectare park located 3 km from CBD, along Kilimani, the State House Road. This destination has more than 350 tree species and houses mammals and birds in small-zie. The greenery has various events and many activities are held such as concerts, weddings, corporate parties, and adventures.

Ngong Hills

The Ngong Hills overlooks the Great Rift Valley. The area is always crowded and the ills are a ridge of 8070 feet high, enveloped by green vegetation. The hills slopes offer stunning camping points, walking trails, and sightseeing scenery. Even walking is enjoyable on the beautiful trails and the cool breeze blowing.

Things to do

Note: Take care of pictures as government buildings are not allowed or you have to pay heavy fines.

How to access

Nairobi is well connected through its rail network.  Taxis, rental cars, and matatu (Buses) are the main means of transport. Metered taxis are not available. Taxis are expensive, visitors take Uber. The minibuses and matatus are good for city travel.

Best time to visit

Nairobi offers plenty of tour activities so planning properly is a must. Enjoy the dry months is helpful.

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