Top areas in Nairobi
The largest city and capital of Kenya, Nairobi provides a big city experience with a chance at the safari. From bars and museums to markets and parks, plenty can be done to get the most out of a trip here. The main gateway for travelers entering Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. They city is notorious for its heavy traffic, but taxis and buses - or matatus - are the primary means of getting around. Taking on some of the sites by foot could save a long commute and provide a more up-close-and-personal experience with the city.
Hotels in Nairobi are spread throughout the city, many found in the city center and with several options located near the airport. Around the city’s main bus station is an abundance of budget hotels. Those looking to capitalize on being in Africa’s safari capital can opt for accommodation near Nairobi National Park.
Travelers staying in the city center get to enjoy a greater range of opportunities thanks to the area thriving at nightfall and the developed modernization. Visitors can enjoy ice skating or dancing in one of the many clubs as well as sample cuisine in any of the excellent restaurants. Shopping is abundant, and the Maasai Market is a hotspot for tourist seeking souvenirs.
Outside the city life, whitewater rafting on the Tana River, strolling through Lake Naivasha with the likes of wildebeest and impalas, and visits to animal centers are but a few of the opportunities to experience Nairobi and the African wildlife. Find the most suitable accommodation for you by clicking on our interactive map and exploring Nairobi for hotels and must-see destinations.