Tour summary

Welcome to Nairobi city. You are just about to enjoy the best walking tour with a professional local guide on the streets of Nairobi. Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to “cool water”, a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city has a population of 3,138,369, while the metropolitan area has a population of 6,547,547. The city is popularly referred to as the Green City in the Sun. Among the sites to visit includes; Nairobi archives, KICC, parliament building, Nairobi railway museum, Uhuru park and Jeen janjee Gardens.


Main Activity

8.00am in the morning. You have your printed voucher to present to the guide. The meeting point is Kimathi Street just in front of the kimathi statue and next to hilton hotel. After a brief introduction and presentation of voucher, you will proceed to;;
1. Nairobi national Archives…

Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services (KNADS) is situated at the edge of the central business district in downtown Nairobi along Moi Avenue next to Ambassadeur Hotel. The archives look out on the landmark Hilton Hotel, while on the rear side is Tom Mboya Street. It was established in 1965. It holds 40,000 volumes. It was established by an Act of the Parliament of Kenya in 1965 and was placed under the office of the Vice President and the Minister of Home Affairs. It is currently under the office of the Vice-President and Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture.
2. Your next stop will be KICC..Kenyatta international convention center.
The roof top of KICC is a watch tower where you are assured of getting 360 degrees view of the city via bird’s eye.
The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) is a 28-story building located in Nairobi, Kenya. The KICC is located in the City Square of Nairobi, and a crucial address for a number of Government offices, including those of recently elected Senators. [6] It is an internationally renowned venue for conferences, meetings, exhibitions and special events within walking distance of several five star hotels. During its 41-year history it has been the host of several international conferences, seminars, exhibitions and summits.
3. Your next stop is the Nairobi railway museum which has a rich history of 1800th century railway construction.

The Nairobi Railway Museum is a railway museum in Nairobi, Kenya, adjacent to Nairobi railway station. Containing exhibits from the defunct East African Railways, it was opened in 1971 by East African Railways and Harbours Corporation. It is operated by Kenya Railways. The museum has maintained its rail connection. This allows for the efficient movement of museum exhibits for maintenance and placing items in the collection. The three operational steam locomotives are stored securely under cover within the main railway works. Visitors must request an appointment to view them. They are used occasionally on tourist excursions within the metro Nairobi area and to Naivasha and Konza. In addition, one of these locomotives was used in the 1985 movie, Out of Africa. The museum’s collection also includes early diesel locomotives and passenger coaches.
4….You will later proceed to the famous Uhuru park which is a historic park for both recreation and government public functions
5……Proceed to parliament building, first Kenya president mausoleum.
6……You finalize the tour at the Jeejanjee park ……….End of the tour guiding you back to your hotel

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