Nairobi night sky

Explore Nairobi

Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city having risen in a single century from a brackish uninhabited swampland to a thriving modern capital.

 

Modern Nairobi is still the safari capital of the Africa, but the modern world has quickly caught up with the city. A frontier town no more, Nairobi has become one of Africa’s largest, and most interesting cities.

 

Nairobi is a city that never seems to sleep. The entire town has a boundless energy, and is thriving place where all of human life can be found.

 

This is a place of great contrasts where race, tribe and origin all become facets of a unique Nairobi character.

 

The city has not lost its sense of the past, with an excellent museum and the historical home of Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa open to visitors.

 

This is not a modern capital separated from the great wilderness that surrounds it. Just outside the city is Nairobi National Park, 113 sq kms of plains, cliffs and forest. The park is home to large herds of Zebra, Wildebeest, Buffalo, Giraffe and more. Rhino, Cheetah, and a large number of Lions are all found here, living wild within 20 minutes of the centre of town.

Giraffe - Nairobi National Park

Visit the Nairobi National Park

Situated within the borders of Nairobi, and renown as the only national park in a city, this park covers 117sq, km. It has a diversity of fauna and flora, stretches of bush country and deep rocky valleys and gorges with long grass. The animals that could be found in this park are black and white rhinoceroses, diverse birdlife, lions, leopards, hyenas, cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and hippos.

Giraffe Center

Visit the Giraffe Center

The Giraffe Center was established as a breeding ground for the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. Information about the Giraffe is provided at the centre and an elevated feeding platform was installed to give visitors the opportunity to hand feed the giraffes. Visitors can also indulge in nature trails and other activities while there

Daphne Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Visit the Daphne Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

The Daphne Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) cares for elephant calves orphaned by poachers or natural occurrences from all over the country. These orphaned elephants receive extremely specialized treatment and personalized care from highly dedicated staff. The orphanage is open to the public during the calves feeding times where they can interact with calves and watch them being fed while they are informed how each of the elephant calves came to be at the orphanage.
There is also an option for visitors to choose to adopt an elephant where they will be in charge of the elephants care at the orphanage..

NAirobi National Museum entrance

Visit the Nairobi National Museum

National Museum of Kenya is a multi-disciplinary institution
whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage. A visitor here will find an exclusive exhibition for the Birds of East Africa. The museum’s main aim is to display to the public the common species encountered most regularly as well as some of the rare, endangered and migratory ones.

Fairmont The Norfolk

Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel

Built in 1904, the hotel continues to be one of the most beloved landmarks in the city, and the launch point for ‘bucket list’ worthy safari tours. It is located just minutes away from Nairobi’s best attractions that include Karen Blixen, Sheldrick’s Elephant Sanctuary and the Nairobi National Museum. It’s adjacent to Nairobi’s city centre and boasts of many facilities to make your stay pleasant.

Nairobi Serena

Nairobi Serena Hotel

Justly famed for its exceptional standards of efficiency, service and five-star hospitality, the elegantly sophisticated Nairobi Serena Hotel is a member of ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’ and was selected as ‘Kenya’s Leading Buisness Hotel’ and ‘Africa’s Leading Green Hotel’ at the World Travel Awards 2016.  Despite its pivotal central hotel location in Nairobi, Kenya; the Nairobi Serena remains true to its title and offers an oasis of serenity amidst the bustle of one of Africa’s most vibrant capital cities.

The Southern Sun Mayfair

Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel

The Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi hotel is a picturesque holiday and business destination that is among the best Nairobi has to offer. Located in the heart of Kenya’s capital, on a sprawling and beautifully landscaped 5-acre property, the hotel’s unique architecture echoes an Out of Africa theme, and offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy authentic African hospitality while being provided with services and amenities of an international standard.

The Tamarind Tree Hotel

Tamarind Tree Hotel

Tamarind Tree Hotel Carnivore Nairobi is ideally located just 5 kms to the southwest of Nairobi within the spacious Carnivore Grounds and its iconic Carnivore Restaurant. The hotel offers easy access to the city, its national park, and to the country’s many diverse attractions via the neighbouring Wilson Airport and the Southern Bypass.

Safari Park Hotel

Safari Park Hotel & Casino

The Safari Park Hotel & Casino stands in 50 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens in the city of Nairobi. It is Africa’s largest and most exciting conference destination offering a selection of 203 rooms; 36 suites, 167 deluxe rooms. The Safari Park Hotel is a fusion of international sophistication, safari style, theme-park fun and cultural creativity.

Hemingways Nairobi

Hemingways Nairobi

This is a luxury 5-star boutique hotel priding itself on providing exceptional guest experiences and service and ensuring the utmost comfort and luxury. It consists of 80m² 45 suites that have a private balcony overlooking the iconic silhouette of the Ngong Hills. With a dedicated butler, the visitor is assured of exceptional service throughout their stay.