Nairobi was Founded in 1899, the city was handed capital status from Mombasa in 1905. Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. It is popularly known as the “Green City in the Sun”. Nairobi is also the capital of the Nairobi Province and of the Nairobi District. The city lies on the Nairobi River, in the south of the nation, and has an elevation of 1661M (5450 ft) above sea-level. Nairobi is currently the 4th largest city in Africa and the most populous city in East Africa, with an estimated urban population of between 3 and 4 million. According to the 1999 Census, in the administrative area of Nairobi, 2,143,254 inhabitants lived within 684 km².Nairobi is now one of the most prominent cities in Africa politically and financially. Home to many companies and organizations, Nairobi is established as a hub for Airlines into Africa, business and culture within East Africa.
The Nairobi city walking tour covers the modern city center the colorful Nairobi city market, parliament buildings, Kenyatta International Conference Centre; the landmark of Nairobi (KICC), The 7th memorial park bomblast, the Nairobi railway station museum, Nairobi snake park and the renowned National Museum where there are spell binding displays of the early man tribal regalia and the flora and fauna of Kenya.
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
This is an orphanage for Elephant and Rhinos Calves from all over Kenya. It was founded and is still managed by Daphne Sheldrick, the widow of the best known Game Warden, David Sheldrick. The young calves which are orphaned by poaching from various Parks are brought here and nursed until they are believed to be out of danger then released back to various parks to rejoin their colleagues. The visit is done during the feeding hours which fall between 11:00am to Noon every other day. There is no park fee but only your humble contributions to the trust.
Giraffe Centre and Karen Blixen
Nairobi Giraffe Center is only 15kms from the City and was founded in 1978 to save the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. This is the only place where you can go as near as feeding the Giraffe from your palm. On the adjacent is Karen Blixen Museum, the farm house where the Author of the book “Out of Africa” lived. It is also the same place where the famous movie “Out of Africa” was shot.
This is the newest of al the excursions in Nairobi. The major attraction here are the Crocodiles and Ostrich farms. The clients will enjoy to see the African Crocodlie at a close range. There's also an artificial river with fish which is really attractive. You can enjoy a boat or Horse ride before you sghtle for a buffet lunch or dinner.
Carnivore Restaurant Lunch or Dinner
Carnivore Restaurant.Guaranteed daily at lunch and dinner, Nairobi has many restaurant offering varieties of cuisine. We recommend a dinner or lunch at the unique Carnivore Restaurant which is famous for the succulent barbeque dishes of Game Meat as an excellent compliment after holiday in Kenya; especially as an excellent welcome or farewell dinner.
The restaurant also offers Vegetarian menu. Don’t forget the Tamarind Restaurant which is a sister to Carnivore and serves Sea Food. Do not wait to go to the Coast to enjoy a plate of Lobster Fish or a dish of Crab you can get the same in Nairobi in the City Centre.
Bomas of Kenya
A Boma means a village, thus Bomas of Kenya means literally villages of Kenya. Kenya is a tribal society with over 42 tribes. The Government thought it wise to set up a place with traditional set up homesteads representing the different tribal regions. This homestead depicts different cultures with Guides to tell the history. Next to it, visit to the auditorium where you will be entertained by different tribal cultural troops until 06:00pm.
Nairobi National Prak
Nairobi is the only City in the whole World that boasts of a National Park next to its door step. Nairobi National Park is 15kms away from the City Centre and despite this proximity, there are many species of mammals including 4 of the Big Five. The best time to visit the park is early in the morning or late afternoon everyday.