Visiting Africa may be your dream trip of a lifetime, and if you are vacationing in Nairobi, Kenya, the following visitor attractions are well worth seeing.
The proximity of City Safari/Nairobi National Park means that you can hop in a cab or take a bus directly to your private safari, with no need to travel through the bush. This wildlife park has lions, buffaloes, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and gazelles in an interesting setting. Watch from the comfort of the Giraffe Manor Hotel as curious giraffes spy on you through the windows, or see the animal keepers take orphaned rhinos and elephants for a daily mud bath.
The Maasai Market offers a number of African souvenirs for purchase, and you will undoubtedly adore the wide variety of traditional crafts available at this traditional marketplace.
Visit the Kazuri Bead Factory and Pottery Center to watch the skilled locals craft pottery or leather goods. These artisans are happy to show you how they make their traditional goods. The factory is open seven days a week and offers tours of the factory.
Uhuru Gardens, a large memorial park situated on Lang’ata Road, displays a variety of artistic representations of the history of Kenya, including the Fountain monuments.
A trip to the Great Rift Valley and Lake Victoria will provide a fascinating glimpse into the real Africa. Lake Victoria is the second largest freshwater lake in the world. Enjoy a steamer trip across the lake as you step back in time to the days of the great explorers and abundant wildlife.
You can book your holiday apartment rentals to suit your pocketbook. Cheap apartments or luxury rentals are available in a number of locations around Nairobi, and you can discover the wonders of Kenya on your own time.