Nairobi, capital of Kenya is the commercial hub of East Africa, is as rich in history and culture as it is in the urban comforts and recreational facilities. Once a quiet city Nairobi became the capital of the entire British East Africa colony, Travel to Nairobi and explore national parks, restaurants and bars, luxury hotels and forest lodges, skyscrapers and historical buildings, museums and galleries, and a host of other adventure sports opportunities that at an easy distance from each other.
Apart from this, Wildlife in Nairobi is diverse and wide ranging. There are
large numbers of parks and reserves that protect and shelter wildlife in
their natural habitats. Nairobi's reputation as a wildlife haven remains
unmatched in the entire world. The breathtaking beauty and the diverse
wildlife species can be explored by tourists and travelers. There are
numerous national parks in Nairobi, Kenya teeming with wide array of wild
animals. The best thing about wildlife in Nairobi and the natural reserves
are that the animals remain unharmed in their natural habitat.
Tourist Attractions in Nairobi
The National Museum
The most visited museum in Nairobi, the National Museum is home to the
relics of Nairobi's geological, cultural and evolutionary history. Its
extensive ornithological collection, Geology Gallery, Gallery of
Contemporary East Africa Art, and Prehistoric Gallery are of particular
interest to the tourists.
Great for shopping curios and ethnic items, Masai Markets are the
traditional and reasonably markets that you are bound to run in anywhere in
Nairobi on your tour of the Nairobi streets.
Karen Blixen Museum
Author of 'Out of Africa' that came to limelight with the Oscar winning
film by the same name, Karen Blixen is still a well-known name in Kenya.
Located in her home that itself is a heritage building for its old colonial
architecture, the Karen Blixen Museum is a must visit on Nairobi Tours.
Spread over 120 acres of land just outside the reaches of urban Nairobi,
The Giraffe Manor is a famous tourist attraction for its Giraffe population
that were born and reared here. Enthrall your sight and feed the giraffes on
your visit here.
Nairobi National Park
Spread over 113 km, with a rather magnificent view of the city horizon,
Nairobi National Park is a must visit for all nature lovers that provides a
wonderful view of the wildlife that has made Kenya so famous.
David Sheldrick Foundation
Located in Nairobi National Park, this center is popular for reintroducing
zebras and rhinos, amongst other species, into the wilderness of Tsavo
National Park that is their natural home.
Adventure in Nairobi
Bush walks with trained guides, balloon safaris over the city skyline, or
fishing on Lake Victoria, these are just some of the activities that you can
indulge in on your Nairobi Tours in Kenya. The other popular activities
include sightseeing, partying at the happening night spots, game viewing and
bird watching, train rides on the historical narrow gauge.