• Duration: 4 hours
• Private Nairobi city tour
• Tour the principal landmarks, the Parliament buildings, City market, National museum and snake park with lunch at carnvivore restaurant or similar
• Visitors may expect to meet locals and have opportunity to see how they are doing their daily economic and social activities
• Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
• Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
• Informative, friendly and professional guide
• Comprehensive Nairobi city tour
Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya and is 160 Kms (100 miles) from the equator.The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyirobi, which translates to "the place of cool waters". However, it is popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun". Its principle landmark buildings, museum, game parks, hotels and resorts are a must see when you visit the city.
The Nairobi Provincial Commissioners offices are situated on the right of the roundabout in a listed 1913 building. Off the Uhuru Highway turn right and to the left you have the Faculty of Engineering Department of our biggest Campus, the Nairobi University. The latter has part of its administration block to the right of Harry Thuku Road.
Further down Harry Thuku Road is the Norfolk Hotel. Historically, the Norfolk was "The Place" for starting safaris as way back in 1904. Opposite the Norfolk is the Kenya Conservatoire of Music and the National Theatre. Ahead is what was until very recently the only broadcasting stations in the country i.e. The Voice of Kenya (V.O.K now know as the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation). Branch on to Kijabe Street where many book shops and publishers are situated.
Enter Moi Avenue past the Old Salvation Army Building. Turn into Muindi Mbingu Street past Jivanjee Gardens on the left, and the City Market to the right. The City Market is housed in what was originally meant to be an aircraft hanger, but it was never used for this purpose. Instead, curios, crafts and farm produce are sold here. Drive down Banda Street past the largest Mosque in the country - the Jamia Mosque, and the McMillan Library built in pre-independent Kenya is our largest library. This is run by our City Council.
Join Kimathi Street pass the New Stanley hotel. This was at one time the centre for travelers during the earlier part of the century.
The Kenya National Archives which is on the left of the Hilton is a "goldmine" of cultural artifacts and paintings. Join City Hall Way drifting past the City Hall, the Law Courts and facade of Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). The latter holds all major conferences in the country. Move on to Parliament way, at the beginning of which is the Mausoleum. The resting place for Kenya's first president is within the grounds of parliament.
Former American Embassy is situated on the corner of Moi Avenue which is now a memorial place. To the right on Haile Selasie Avenue is the Railway Station, the Railway Museum and the Kenya Railways Headquarters.
Drive directly to Nairobi hill viewpoint from where you have a panoramic view of the city. Continue on to "Gods corner", significant for the number of different churches situated in this area.
Rejoin Uhuru Highway on your way to the National Museum, a major International Centre for natural history and especially the study of human evolution. Visit also the Snake Park.
This Kenya Safari tour of Nairobi will end with sumptuos lunch at the carnivore restaruant. Please note that vegeterians can also have their meal here but if its too tempting we can select another restaurant for vegeterians.
Pick – up from your hotel for this Nairobi city tour can vary depending on location - this is to be confirmed by our sales representative.
Hotels in the city only
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Pick up from the Jomo Kenyatta Airport Nairobi and Moi International Airport Mombasa will attract a surcharge of airport transfer please make sure you furnish us with the flight arrival times. For Security reason we shall not pick up people from residential homes. Groups of not more than 20 will use a bus for transport.
Policy & Terms4-hour Nairobi city tour. Confirmation will be received at time of booking. Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required. A minimum of 2 people per booking is required. By you - should you need to cancel, you must notify us in writing. Once money is paid, its assummed the an agreement has been established. All Cancellations and refunds for any monies made are subject to a 7% cancellation for credit cards, paypal, online payments or bank transfers. Cancellations received between 45 and 30 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 20% of the services. Cancellations received within 30 - 14 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 50% of the services. Cancellations received within14 days of departure will be subject to forfeiture of the entire services. NO refund whatsoever. By Us - Although it rarely happens and we shall do our utmost to avoid doing so, we reserve the right to cancel arrangements. If this should happen, other than due to default in payment, we will offer the choice of alternative arrangement (and paying or receiving a refund in respect of any price difference) or receiving a full refund of all the monies paid. If we are forced to curtail a tour after departure to circumstances amounting to force majeure, we regret we cannot make any refunds or pay any compensation or be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by you as a result. Organized by: Cruzeir
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