ABOUT NAIROBI CITY WALKING TOUR
Packed with landmarks and colorful markets, Nairobi’s compact city center is perfect for exploring on foot, but finding your way through the crowds can be overwhelming. Join a guide for a Nairobi city walking tour that covers key sights, from a rooftop observatory to Railways Museum where old steam locomotives are exhibited and many more.
The tour will last for about 4 hours.
This is a city walking tour and therefore no vehicle will be needed.
Are you one of those travelers who look for real, local experiences, resulting in unforgettable stories that will amaze everyone back home? Well, Nairobi city walking tour will give you one of those experiences. We make sure every group gets a guide to allow a personal exchange, inspiring interaction and an opportunity to ask questions.
Nairobi Walking City Tour starts with a panoramic tour covering the modern city centre. Explore the Kenya National Archives, with a brief visit to the Tom Mboya statue. Proceed to the Dedan Kimathi monument. Walk along Kenyatta Avenue viewing various sites such as the General Post Office, Nyayo House and the Galton-Fenzi Memorial monument which was built in 1939 in memory of Galton Paul Fenzi, who founded the East African Automobile Association besides devising Kenya’s road system. From there, visit the Nairobi Art Gallery, located at the intersection between Uhuru Highway and Kenyatta Avenue. Built in 1913, this was the Old PC’s office building. An optional visit to the Freedom Corner at Uhuru Park, which was set up as a memorial to the struggles of Nobel Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai and other women went through in a fight to protect the park from the construction of high rise buildings.
Proceed to City Hall and Law Courts, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum, parliament building and the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), which is the landmark of the city. From the top of this building, you will observe all that Nairobi has to offer from an eagle’s eye view. The tour then heads to the August 7th Memorial Park, the 1998 bomb blast site then heads to the Railways Museum where old steam locomotives are exhibited, including the one from which Superintendent John Lyall was taken by a man-eating lion in Tsavo in 1901.
Please note that Some attractions such as the government buildings do not allow photography so please be cautious.