Nairobi is Kenya’s biggest and baddest city, or so the rumour goes. Most visitors dive in and out in the shortest time possible, but it’s easy enough to sidestep the worst of the city’s dangers and, as Kenyan cities go, this one has plenty going for it: café culture and unbridled nightlife, for example; and it’s virtually the only place in the country where you can get a truly varied diet.
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Kenya travel guide
Kenya is the Africa you always dreamed of. This is a land of vast savannahs, immense herds of wildlife and peoples with proud traditions on the soil where the human race was born.
East Africa travel guide
Gentle gorillas, stampeding wildebeest, snow-capped peaks, paradisiacal beaches and an amazing array of tribal cultures - all this and more await you in East Africa, one of Africa's most enticing corners.
Spotlight on Nairobi
Far too many travellers are quick to call Kenya's much vilified capital by its unfortunate nickname: 'Nai-robbery.' But dismiss the stereotype to uncover rich colonial history, a fine dining scene and notable wildlife conservation projects...
Experience the best Nairobi has to offer with a visit to the Elephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, Kazuri Bead Centre & Giraffe Centre.
Nairobi National Park
Welcome to Kenya’s most accessible yet incongruous safari experience. Set on the city’s southern outskirts, Nairobi National Park (at 117 sq km, it’s one of Africa’s smallest) has abundant wildlife which can, in places, be viewed against a backdrop of city skyscrapers and airliners coming in to land at the nearby airport.
In addition to its many other attractions, Africa offers incredible linguistic diversity. Most African languages belong to one of the following four language families: Afro- Asiatic, Nilo-Saharan, Niger-Congo (with the Bantu languages as the major...
Nairobi City Walking Tour with Traditional Kenyan Lunch
Explore Nairobi on a 5-hour sightseeing tour with a traditional Kenyan lunch included. Bold and brash yet beautiful, the Kenyan capital can be overwhelming to a first-time visitor, so take the hassle out of exploring with an expert local guide at your side.
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Best places to stay in Kenya
Africa travel guide
Something special about Africa touches the soul; it is a continent of 54 immensely diverse countries that is both deeply troubled and profoundly uplifting.
Nairobi National Park, Karen Blix Museum and Langata Giraffe Center Tour from Nairobi
Leave the urban metropolis of Nairobi and spend a day admiring Kenyan wildlife on this exciting full-day tour! Start with a game drive around Nairobi National Park, looking out for lions, leopards and zebras, and then stop to enjoy a traditional Kenyan lunch.
Kenya - Nairobi (Chapter)
Despite it’s reputation for crime, Nairobi is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city full of attractions, including the world’s only national park packed with free-roaming megafauna on the cusp of a capital city. An outstanding museum and fantastic...
Hell’s Gate National Park Walking Tour with Elsamere Conservation Park Visit from Nairobi
Visit Hell’s Gate National Park on a day trip from Nairobi! One of the few Kenyan nature reserves where walking is safe, the park is home to Africa’s more serene wild animals – a fact that sits at odds with the parks hellish-sounding name.
Nairobi to Victoria Falls Adventure
Inhale the fragrant perfume of Zanzibar’s spice plantations, hunt for the perfect snapshot of the ever-elusive Big Five across the Serengeti, feel the thunder of Victoria Falls—uncover the spectacular highlights of four African countries on this stellar 20-day adventure.
Africa - Kenya (Chapter)
Kenya is the Africa you dreamed of, a land of peoples with proud traditions rooted in the soil where human beings emerged - the Maasai, Samburu, Turkana, Swahili, Kikuyu. Add to that the vast savannah, immense herds of wildlife, and the shadow of...
Nairobi to Addis
Encounter fascinating cultures, iconic wildlife and beautiful scenery on this enthralling journey across northern Kenya and into Ethiopia.