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Your Guide in Travelling to Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and it is also the largest city in the country. There are more than three million people in this city. This is also a fast growing city.

The word Nairobi was taken from a water hole the Enkare Nyirobi, which means “cool water.” Nairobi was a swamp area beofre and it was founded in the year 1899 and it was used as a railway camp by the Uganda Railway. This was called Mombasa when it first became the capital of Kenya and then it also became the capital of the British East Africa Protectorate in the year 1905. In the early 1900s the city was burnt down and needed to be rebuilt since plagues spread in the entire city. The railroad system of the city is one of the reason why it became the largest city.

The administration and tourism are the other reasons why the Nairobi became the largest city. The British colonized Kenya and this is why they created big hotels for british hunters. Most people will need to get a visa before going to the country. The city of Nairobi offers a lot of activities. You will find cliffs, forests and plains in the city of Nairobi. There are so many safari, restuarants, culture, entertainment, shopping and ecotourism tours in the city of Nairobi.

Below are the things that you can see and do in Nairobi:

1. The Nairobi National Park

This park can be found outside of the city of Nairobi. There are so many animals to see in this park such as rhino, over 400 species of birds, hippo, cheetah, lion, giraffe, buffalo, wildebeest and zebra. The park has the Nairobi animal orpahnage and the Nairobi Safari walk. The Nairobi Safari walk is an educational center where you will learn about wildlife and habitat conservation.

2. The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage can be found close to the National Park in the city of Nairobi. The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage takes care of elephant calves and rhinos that were orphaned all over Kenya. The orphanage only gives one show per day. You can interact with baby elephants.

3. The Giraffe Centre

This is also located outside of the city of Nairobi. The center actually breeds endangered Rothschild Giraffe. They also provide educational programs for Kenyan children. You can even feed the giraffes.

You can actually choose a company that offers tour packages. The Safarilinks Africa is a reliable travel company. If you want exclusive travel packages then you should this company. The company will tour you in the entire Nairobi.

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