PLACES TO VISIT

Place Entry Cost for non-Kenyan citizens  Entry cost for Kenyan citizens Opening Hours Link to the site

Giraffe Center The Giraffe Centre was started by Jock Leslie-Melville, the Kenyan grandson of a Scottish Earl, when he and his wife Betty captured a baby giraffe to start a programme of breeding giraffes in captivity at their home in Langata – home of the present centre.

Protects the vulnerable giraffe (Home of the Rothschild Giraffe)

 

KES 1,500 KES 400 9.00am-5.00pm
www.giraffecentre.org

David Sheldrick Trust Elephant Orphan Centre– The orphanage caters for the welfare of orphaned Elephants and Rhinos who are raised in the sanctuary and eventually released back to the wild.

 

KES 1,500 KES 1,500 11.00am-12.00pm www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org
Blue Sky Tours in Diamond Plaza – Indoor rock climbing/Camping site KES 1,300

Discounted price for Kenyan citizens on Mondays only-KES 900

 

Tue-sun charges

KES 1,300

11.00am-8.30pm www.blueskykenya.org
Mamba village: Crocodile farm which also has a Snake park, Horse Riding, Botanical Garden, Museum, Fish farm & Aquarium KES 1000 KES 200 9.00am-6.00pm www.nairobimambavillage.co.ke
Paradise lost:  Picnic/Camping site/waterfall/Stone age caves/fishing/Boat riding/coffee farm/Horse riding/Camel riding/Nature trails/Bird watching KES 1000 KES 500 8.00am-6.00pm

 

www.paradiselost.co.ke

Nairobi national park: Host to a wide variety of wildlife including the endangered black rhino, lions, leopards, wild beast, baboons, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes and 400 migratory and endemic bird species.

The park also has picnic sites, three campsites and walking trails for hikers.

43 USD KES 430 6.00am-6.00pm www.kws.go.ke
Nairobi Safari Walk: The safari walk allows one to have a firsthand experience and view of animals, birds and different tree species. 22 USD KES 215 6.00am-6.00pm www.kws.go.ke

Maasai Ostrich Farm-: Commercial hub for ostrich farming. Maintains around 1000 birds of two breeds i.e. the blue-neck or Somali ostrich and the Maasai ostrich, which has a pink neck and legs.

It also has a camping site/picnic.

 

KES 300 KES 300 8.00am-5.00pm www.maasaiostrichfarm.co.ke

Nairobi National Museum: The Nairobi National Museum was founded in 1920, and established at its present location in 1929. Want to learn about the country’s history, it’s people, culture and art then this is a place you can start with.

Collects, preserves, documents and presents Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage.

KES 1,200 KES 200 8.30am-6.00pm www.museums.or.ke

Karen Blixen museum:  The Karen Blixen Museum, located 10 km outside of Nairobi, is the former African home of Danish author Karen Blixen, famous for her book Out of Africa which chronicles life at the estate.

Museum shop offers Traditional Kenyan handicrafts, posters and postcards, the Movie ‘Out of Africa’, books and other Kenyan souvenirs

 

KES 1,200 KES 200 8:00am – 5:30pm www.museums.or.ke

Karura Forest:- Karura Forest is an urban forest in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The forest was gazetted in 1932 and is managed by the Kenya Forest Service in conjunction with the Friends of Karura Forest. Features in the forest include a waterfall, bamboo forest, marshland, Mau Mau caves and an old church. The first trail, which is four kilometres long and connects Limuru Road with Old Kiambu Road was opened in May 2009.

 

KES

600

KES 200 6.00am -6.00pm www.friendsofkarura.org
MARKETS
Name of Market Opening Hours 
Maasai market- Sells Kenyan handmade arts and crafts such as bags, jewelry and a selection of other unique items.

8.00am-6.00pm

 

  • Tuesday: Westgate Shopping Mall in Westlands (the upper car park) relocated to Kijabe Street opposite the Norfolk Hotel
  • Wednesday: Capital Centre on Mombasa Road near the airport
  • Thursday: Nakumatt Junction Shopping Mall on Ngong Road
  • Friday: Village Market in Gigiri (the upper car park)
  • Saturday: The High Court parking lot in the city center (behind the Hilton)
  • Sunday: Yaya Centre in Hurlingham
Sarit Centre– Shopping Mall, hosts a variety of retailers, restaurants, entertainment, offices, medical facilities, Banks Etc. Westlands 
Capital center- Shopping Mall, convenient for grocery shopping, food, entertainment, fashion and so much more. Mombasa road