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Nairobi trip planner is a digital agenda for your trip to the growing African metropolis. The itineraries in this page offer a wide range of the top attractions, things to do, restaurants, events and tours in the capital of Kenya. The plans in the page are flexible so you can change them and adjust to your tastes and preferences.

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and one of largest cities in Africa. It lies on the bank of Nairobi River. English is one of the official languages in Kenya so it is easy for travelers to orientate and communicate.

Nairobi is famed for its amazing wildlife. It is usually a starting point for safari trips around Kenya. The variety of national parks and animal orphanages with rare animals species are something any visitor shouldn't miss. Here are the highlights:

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: The biggest and most successful park in the world that rescues and preserves orphan elephants.

Giraffe Center: It preserves and protects the endangered Rothschild giraffe species, which are found exclusively in Eastern Africa.

Nairobi National Park: Kenya's first national park founded in 1946. A huge electric fence divides the park and its wildlife from the city. The park is unique for its proximity to the urban area. Nairobi National Park is home to a large number and variety of wild animals.

Snake Park: A snake reserve with a collection of cobras, puff adders, mambas and the large African-Rock python (non-poisonous). Those snake species are only found in Kenya.

Discover the rich historical and cultural heritage of Kenya at Nairobi National Museum.

Finally, treat yourself with some delicious local coffee or tea and discover Kenyan tea plantation traditions visiting Kiambethu Tea Farm.

Best time of the year to plan your trip to Nairobi is during the dry months, between July-October and also January-February. The average temperature then is around 25-28 °C. Avoid the raining season between March-May and October-December.

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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is the biggest and most successful park in the world that rescues and preserves orphan elephants. It is an important organization protecting the wildlife in East Africa. After the elephants grow and become old enough they are freed back to the wild.

Giraffe Centre

Giraffe Center is located in 5 km away from Nairobi city-center, in Langata. The center preserves and protects the endangered Rothschild giraffe species, which are found exclusively in Eastern Africa.

Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park is Kenya's first national park founded in 1946 in capital Nairobi. A huge electric fence divides the park and its wildlife from the city. The park is unique for its proximity to the urban area. Nairobi National Park is home to a large number and variety of wild animals.

Karen Blixen Museum

Karen Blixen Museum is the house museum of famous Danish writer Karen Bilxen, who lived here from 1917 to 1931. The writer is famous for authoring the book named "Out of Africa". The museum is housed in a bungalow-style farm house built in 1912.

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Joy Palace Hotel

Joy Palace Hotel in Nairobi has 4-star accommodation with a shared lounge and a bar. Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The accommodation features entertainment staff and a concierge service. At the hotel, rooms come with a desk, a flat-screen TV and...

Claire's Haven

Situated in Nairobi, 10 km from the Jomo Kenyatta International airport. Claire's Haven provides accommodation with free WiFi and access to a garden. A microwave and kettle are also available. A continental or buffet breakfast is available every morning at the property. Guests can also relax in the...

61 Residence3

Located in Nairobi, 61 Residence3 provides accommodation with free WiFi, within 14 km of Kenyatta International Conference Centre. Some units also have a kitchen equipped with a microwave and toaster. A continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. At the homestay guests are welcome to take...

Nzuri Apartment

Boasting city views, Nzuri Apartment is situated around 8 km from Kenyatta International Conference Centre. The apartment features an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Nzuri Apartment features a kitchen with a dining area and an oven, a bathroom, and a washing machine. A flat-screen TV with satellite...

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