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Popular Destinations

 Nairobi National Park 

Entrance fee Foreigner 5,000ksh Resident 1,200ksh

This destination is to the south of Nairobi. It is approximately 5 kilometers from Nairobi City center and is the only Park in the world that borders a capital city. It is home to many animals such as lions, hyenas, zebras, baboons, cheetahs, leopards, warthog, gazelles, ostriches, four hundred bird species and rhinoceros. Here you can enjoy a game drive and try spot a leopard!

 Bomas of Kenya 

Entrance fee Foreigner 1,000ksh Resident 200ksh.

This destination is located South of Nairobi. The word Boma is a Swahili word meaning Homestead. Located at the Lang’ata and Magadi roads junction about forty minutes from Nairobi City Enjoy and have a taste of different rich traditions accompanied by music and dance at this cultural center, then take a guided tour of the different bomas. When you visit the place, especially in the afternoons during weekdays and in the evening during weekends, you will be treated to traditional dances, plays, skits and acrobatic shows.

 Kenyatta International convention center 

This destination is at the center of Nairobi. The Kenyatta International Conference Centre is an internationally renowned venue for conferences, meetings, exhibitions and special events and among the tallest buildings in Nairobi. You can go to the rooftop and enjoy a marvelous and breathtaking view of the city.

 Maasai Ostrich Farm 

The Ostrich Farm is located roughly an hour away from Nairobi City and thirty minutes away from JKIA Airport. The Farm sits on 200 acres of land and home to many ostriches of two different species namely; Maasai(red in color) and Somali(blue in color) ostrich. Here you can enjoy many activities such as; Bird watching, eat ostrich meat, ride an ostrich(I wonder where the safety belt is), spend a weekend at Resort and tour the vast Farm.

 Nairobi National Museum 

On Museum Hill off Chiromo Road, and about fifteen minutes walk from Nairobi City, this museum has good reproduction, rock, art displays and excellent prehistory exhibits of the archaeological discoveries of Richard and Mary Leakey. The Kenya Museum Society takes guided bird walks every Wednesday morning at 8:45. There are some good craft shops and restaurants.

 The Nairobi Snake Park 

The Nairobi Snake Park is located adjacent to the Nairobi National Museum at Museum Hill. The Snake Park exhibits different types of snakes, as the name suggests but also an aquarium with different species of fish (both marine and fresh water), crocodiles, alligators, birds, lizards, monitor lizards, turtles and tortoises.

 Karen Blixen Museum 

Karen Blixen Museum is located 10km from Nairobi City and at the foot of the Ngong Hills owned by Danish Author Karen and her Swedish Husband, Baron Bror von Blixen Fincke. The farmhouse gained international fame with the release of the movie ‘Out of Africa’ an Oscar winning film based on Karen’s an autobiography by the same title. The Museum is open to the Public every day (9.30 am to 6pm) including weekends and public holidays.Guided tours are offered continuously. A museum shop offers handicrafts, posters and postcards, the Movie ‘Out of Africa’, books and other Kenyan souvenirs.

 Giraffe Centre 

The Giraffe Centre is located at Karen, approximately 5 kilometers from Nairobi City. It was established in order to protect the endangered Rothschild giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi, that is found only in the grasslands of East Africa. The main attraction for visitors is feeding giraffes from a raised observation platform. The centre is also home to several warthogs, which freely roam the area along with the giraffes.

 Nairobi Mamba village resort 

Entrance fee Foreigner 800ksh Resident 250ksh.

Nairobi Mamba Village resort, is located in Nairobi’s leafy Karen suburb, about 13 kilometers away from the city center and is spread on over 30 acres, complete with 4-star lounge and several restaurants, with seating capacity for more than 500 guests at a time. It is famous for its Crocodile Farm. The pens are home to an estimated 70 Nile crocodiles. Four Maasai Ostriches can also be found strutting around their pen with grace. Visitors often come into direct personal contact with them when given the opportunity to feed these gallant birds. The experience is always satisfying (thankfully not to the crocodiles) and exciting especially for children.

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