Maureen’s guidebook

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Maureen’s guidebook

Sightseeing

you will get to see Giraffes, learn about them, feed them, take pictures and also take a nature walk on their natural trail. They also have a gift shop whereby you can get or buy gifts for loved ones. an amazing experience
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Giraffe Centre
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you will get to see Giraffes, learn about them, feed them, take pictures and also take a nature walk on their natural trail. They also have a gift shop whereby you can get or buy gifts for loved ones. an amazing experience
the park is host to many wild animals like lions, cheetah, leopards, rhino, ostrich, zebra, crocodiles and many more. there is also an option of a drive inside the main national park which also has a picnic area where you can sit and enjoy lunch. the orphanage also has restaurants where you can enjoy different local and international cuisines and drinks. you can visit kws.go.ke to view a full list of their rates
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Nairobi Animal Orphanage
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the park is host to many wild animals like lions, cheetah, leopards, rhino, ostrich, zebra, crocodiles and many more. there is also an option of a drive inside the main national park which also has a picnic area where you can sit and enjoy lunch. the orphanage also has restaurants where you can enjoy different local and international cuisines and drinks. you can visit kws.go.ke to view a full list of their rates
This place is a sanctuary for crocodiles. you can go and take pictures with the crocodiles, they have a dam whereby you can boat ride, restaurant and a bar where you can enjoy local cuisine and international delicacies.
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Nairobi Mamba Village
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This place is a sanctuary for crocodiles. you can go and take pictures with the crocodiles, they have a dam whereby you can boat ride, restaurant and a bar where you can enjoy local cuisine and international delicacies.
A sanctuary for elephants. it's only open for 1 hour everyday between 11 am - 12 pm. get there early by 10:30 am to beat the lines. you will get to touch the elephants and take pictures with them. you can also adopt an elephant if you so wish. a lot to be learnt about the elephants
David Sheldrick Elephants Orphanage Parking
off Magadi Rd
A sanctuary for elephants. it's only open for 1 hour everyday between 11 am - 12 pm. get there early by 10:30 am to beat the lines. you will get to touch the elephants and take pictures with them. you can also adopt an elephant if you so wish. a lot to be learnt about the elephants
Learn more about the history of Kenya at the national museum. they have restaurants on the property, also a snake park where you can see different types of snakes
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Nairobi National Museum
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Learn more about the history of Kenya at the national museum. they have restaurants on the property, also a snake park where you can see different types of snakes
If you are a fan of art you will love one off art gallery where you can see and interact with different types of art from various artists in and around Kenya.
One Off Contemporary Art Gallery Ltd.
If you are a fan of art you will love one off art gallery where you can see and interact with different types of art from various artists in and around Kenya.
If you are a fan of art you will love tribal art gallery. they showcase various art pieces and forms from Kenya and beyond
Tribal Gallery
If you are a fan of art you will love tribal art gallery. they showcase various art pieces and forms from Kenya and beyond
Learn more about the Kenyan traditions by visiting the homestead set ups. also traditional dances and performances are done at the Bomas of Kenya. a restaurant is available at the property where you can enjoy various delicacies.
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Bomas Of Kenya
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Learn more about the Kenyan traditions by visiting the homestead set ups. also traditional dances and performances are done at the Bomas of Kenya. a restaurant is available at the property where you can enjoy various delicacies.
Enjoy a day out picnicking, boat riding, walks in nature, horse riding, visiting caves amongst a host of activities in this location
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Paradise Lost
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Enjoy a day out picnicking, boat riding, walks in nature, horse riding, visiting caves amongst a host of activities in this location
Hike and sight see a top of Ngong Hills and enjoy the amazing views of the windmills and the city. Kompass restaurant is available on top of the hill and you can enjoy an array of local cuisine and drinks. They also have zip lining, archery and other games you can enjoy while up there NOTE:: It's extremely windy up there, carry warm clothing.
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Ngong Hills
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Hike and sight see a top of Ngong Hills and enjoy the amazing views of the windmills and the city. Kompass restaurant is available on top of the hill and you can enjoy an array of local cuisine and drinks. They also have zip lining, archery and other games you can enjoy while up there NOTE:: It's extremely windy up there, carry warm clothing.
Visit the Nairobi Central Business District to have a feel of how the city and its residents live. Shop in various shops, enjoy various foods from different restaurants and fast food joints. NOTE: When walking in the Nairobi CBD be mindful of your valuables and your surroundings as there maybe pickpockets looking to steal from unsuspecting victims
Nairobi Central
Visit the Nairobi Central Business District to have a feel of how the city and its residents live. Shop in various shops, enjoy various foods from different restaurants and fast food joints. NOTE: When walking in the Nairobi CBD be mindful of your valuables and your surroundings as there maybe pickpockets looking to steal from unsuspecting victims
Visit the roof top of the second tallest building in Nairobi, take photos and get into the beautiful sceneries of Nairobi's skyline. Charges will apply to visit the rooftop
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Kenyatta International Conference Centre
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Visit the roof top of the second tallest building in Nairobi, take photos and get into the beautiful sceneries of Nairobi's skyline. Charges will apply to visit the rooftop
Learn more about Ostriches and what makes them tick. You can also get to buy Ostrich eggs, leather, meat etc. Charges may apply for a farm tour. between $1 - $5 depending on whether you are a citizen or tourist.
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Maasai Ostrich Farm
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Learn more about Ostriches and what makes them tick. You can also get to buy Ostrich eggs, leather, meat etc. Charges may apply for a farm tour. between $1 - $5 depending on whether you are a citizen or tourist.

Food scene

one of the most famous Kenyan restaurants where you can enjoy local and international delicacies and a variety of game meat. A continental restaurant worth visiting
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The carnivore restaurant
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one of the most famous Kenyan restaurants where you can enjoy local and international delicacies and a variety of game meat. A continental restaurant worth visiting
The INTI experience centers around the finest Nikkei cuisine. The restaurant celebrates the marriage of Japanese & Peruvian fare in unique contemporary urban environments in the heart of Nairobi.
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INTI - A Nikkei Experience
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The INTI experience centers around the finest Nikkei cuisine. The restaurant celebrates the marriage of Japanese & Peruvian fare in unique contemporary urban environments in the heart of Nairobi.
In a special atmosphere, right in the heart of #Nairobi, come and enjoy our variety of #wines and quality platter: an evening at Chez Sonia will help you relax and feel at home… Chez Sonia has everything to please any apéro-philes 🍷🥂🍾 For the connoisseurs, there is a large choice of wines, from France, Italy Portugal and Spain…from great vintage like Gevrey Chambertin or Nebbiolo wines to small producers.
Chez Sonia
68 Peponi Rd
In a special atmosphere, right in the heart of #Nairobi, come and enjoy our variety of #wines and quality platter: an evening at Chez Sonia will help you relax and feel at home… Chez Sonia has everything to please any apéro-philes 🍷🥂🍾 For the connoisseurs, there is a large choice of wines, from France, Italy Portugal and Spain…from great vintage like Gevrey Chambertin or Nebbiolo wines to small producers.
Enjoy an absolute array of local and international delicacies and cuisines while sampling their vast array of wines. Pre booking is recommended when you decide to visit this restaurant.
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Talisman Restaurant
320 Ngong Rd
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Enjoy an absolute array of local and international delicacies and cuisines while sampling their vast array of wines. Pre booking is recommended when you decide to visit this restaurant.
Enjoy a wide array of sea food at this restaurant with location at the Oval in Westlands and another at the Karen Hub
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Ocean Basket Westlands, The Oval
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Enjoy a wide array of sea food at this restaurant with location at the Oval in Westlands and another at the Karen Hub
An African Cuisine Restaurant in Nairobi ,Kenya with fine dining.Delectable African dishes from Kenya, Uganda, Congo, Nigeria, Mali,Ghana,Cameroon & Senegal
Le Palanka African Restaurant
909 James Gichuru Road
An African Cuisine Restaurant in Nairobi ,Kenya with fine dining.Delectable African dishes from Kenya, Uganda, Congo, Nigeria, Mali,Ghana,Cameroon & Senegal
Le Grenier à Pain is not your ordinary French bakery. They are proud of their heritage, world-class food and French pastries and breads, and 100% Kenyan production team.
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Le Grenier À Pain
9 Riverside Dr
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Le Grenier à Pain is not your ordinary French bakery. They are proud of their heritage, world-class food and French pastries and breads, and 100% Kenyan production team.
Mama has gone back to her roots preparing home-style locally inspired cuisine with a modern eclectic twist. Westlands - 0704567567 Mombasa Road -0701567567 Mama has gone back to her roots preparing home-style locally inspired cuisine with a modern eclectic twist. 1. Nyama Mama Express Yaya - 0702567567 2. Nyama Mama Express Village Market - 0703567567 3. Nyama Mama Delta - 0704567567
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Nyama Mama Delta
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Mama has gone back to her roots preparing home-style locally inspired cuisine with a modern eclectic twist. Westlands - 0704567567 Mombasa Road -0701567567 Mama has gone back to her roots preparing home-style locally inspired cuisine with a modern eclectic twist. 1. Nyama Mama Express Yaya - 0702567567 2. Nyama Mama Express Village Market - 0703567567 3. Nyama Mama Delta - 0704567567
Enjoy sundowners as you watch wild animals graze inside the national park. great food and drinks on offer everyday
Captain's Terrace
Enjoy sundowners as you watch wild animals graze inside the national park. great food and drinks on offer everyday
Enjoy ethiopian delicacies in this restaurant
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Habesha Restaurant
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Enjoy ethiopian delicacies in this restaurant
one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Nairobi. enjoy your favourite chinese delicacies here
China Plate Restaurant-Valley Rd
one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Nairobi. enjoy your favourite chinese delicacies here
Enjoy Chinese delicacies in this restaurant
Mister Wok Parklands
Enjoy Chinese delicacies in this restaurant
Local restaurant offering a wide array of Chinese delicacies
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For You Chinese Restaurant Old
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Local restaurant offering a wide array of Chinese delicacies
Enjoy a wide array of pleasantly cooked and presented food, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks at this restaurant located in the Nairobi central business district right opposite the Kenya International Conference Centre and City Hall
Charlies Bistro CBD
Enjoy a wide array of pleasantly cooked and presented food, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks at this restaurant located in the Nairobi central business district right opposite the Kenya International Conference Centre and City Hall
Enjoy a wide array of pleasantly cooked and presented food, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks at this restaurant.
Charlie's Bistro Kileleshwa
Enjoy a wide array of pleasantly cooked and presented food, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks at this restaurant.

shopping, food

if you need to do your shopping and eat at the various restaurants in the property this place is recommended
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Lavington Mall
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if you need to do your shopping and eat at the various restaurants in the property this place is recommended
if you need to do your shopping and eat at the various restaurants in the property this place is recommended
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The Junction Mall
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if you need to do your shopping and eat at the various restaurants in the property this place is recommended
if you need to do your shopping and eat at the various restaurants in the property this place is recommended.
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Yaya Centre
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if you need to do your shopping and eat at the various restaurants in the property this place is recommended.
Shop, eat, have fun at the bowling alley in one of Nairobi's largest and preferred malls.
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Village Market
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Shop, eat, have fun at the bowling alley in one of Nairobi's largest and preferred malls.
one of the largest Malls in Nairobi that is a host to various restaurants, shops, amusement park and the largest ferris wheel in East Africa if not Africa. very ideal for family settings.
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Two Rivers Mall
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one of the largest Malls in Nairobi that is a host to various restaurants, shops, amusement park and the largest ferris wheel in East Africa if not Africa. very ideal for family settings.

shopping

For all your shopping needs for african artefacts, jewellery, clothing and alike, The market moves around the city on different days of the week, typically operating from 8am to 6pm at each location. 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
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Maasai Market
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For all your shopping needs for african artefacts, jewellery, clothing and alike, The market moves around the city on different days of the week, typically operating from 8am to 6pm at each location. 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
If you love thrifting then this is the place for you. from shoes, clothes, toys , home appliances and then some, you will find it all here
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Toi Market
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If you love thrifting then this is the place for you. from shoes, clothes, toys , home appliances and then some, you will find it all here

NightLife

For your night life, this place is a nairobi favourite and plays a host of African and international music. they also have great food to choose from.
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Kiza Restaurant & Lounge Nairobi
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For your night life, this place is a nairobi favourite and plays a host of African and international music. they also have great food to choose from.
Enjoy a great choice of international and local music as you delve into the vast and well crafted food menu and ambience at this preferred spot in Nairobi. They have two branches, one in Karen area which is on a roof top and one in westlands area
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J's Fresh Bar & Kitchen
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Enjoy a great choice of international and local music as you delve into the vast and well crafted food menu and ambience at this preferred spot in Nairobi. They have two branches, one in Karen area which is on a roof top and one in westlands area
enjoy crafted beers,IPAs and a host of other drinks and food while taking in the night life in Nairobi. they have 2 establishments located in Westlands and Ngong Road area next to the junction Mall
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Brew Bistro Fortis
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enjoy crafted beers,IPAs and a host of other drinks and food while taking in the night life in Nairobi. they have 2 establishments located in Westlands and Ngong Road area next to the junction Mall
A roof top lounge and restaurant that offers a wide array of entertainment each week.
Onyx Lounge
A roof top lounge and restaurant that offers a wide array of entertainment each week.
A high end club where you get to enjoy great music and drinks dancing the night away
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B-CLUB
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A high end club where you get to enjoy great music and drinks dancing the night away
one of Nairobi's preferred clubs. enjoy good food, music and fun all around
Century Lounge Hurlingham
one of Nairobi's preferred clubs. enjoy good food, music and fun all around

Hiking

right in the heart of Nairobi you can enjoy a nature walk in the falls and forest of Karura as you meditate and take in the sights and sounds.
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Karura Forest
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right in the heart of Nairobi you can enjoy a nature walk in the falls and forest of Karura as you meditate and take in the sights and sounds.

Conselho para os viajantes

Transporte

Uber, Bolt or little cab apps

Be sure to have the Uber, Bolt, or little cab apps downloaded on your phone to enable you get around easily. Public transport can be quite sporadic at times.
Frases úteis

Basic swahili

Hallo - Habari Thank you - asante Please - Tafadhali My name is ..... - Mimi naitwa ....... How much is this? ..... - Hii ni pesa Ngapi?
O que levar

weather

Nairobi weather is mostly warm , slightly wet at times, so carry comfortable shoes and sandals if you will be getting around all the times. also, warm clothing for cold nights.
Transporte

valuables in public spaces

NOTE: When walking in the Nairobi CBD be mindful of your valuables and your surroundings as there maybe pickpockets looking to steal from unsuspecting victims. Also when in public restaurants/ clubs etc always keep your bags and other valuables where you are looking at them always to avoid theft.