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Nairobi history tour with a local

Nairobi, Kenya

  • Meeting point Nairobi tour
  • Starting point of the nairobi city tour
  • Nairobi tour guide Duncan
  • Nairobi street life
  • Duncan with traveler in nairobi
  • Public library Nairobi
  • Nairobi public library
  • Old books in Nairobi library
  • Old papers in Nairobi library
  • Kenya national library Nairobi
  • Kenya national library from the inside
  • Local market nairobi
  • Meeting point Nairobi tour
  • Starting point of the nairobi city tour
  • Nairobi tour guide Duncan
  • Nairobi street life
  • Duncan with traveler in nairobi
  • Public library Nairobi
  • Nairobi public library
  • Old books in Nairobi library
  • Old papers in Nairobi library
  • Kenya national library Nairobi
  • Kenya national library from the inside
  • Local market nairobi


The Activity

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Nairobi city center with a local
  • Learn about Nairobi's history
  • The tour is run by former street kids
  • You directly support kids in Mathare slum
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Maximum number of people is 6

DESCRIPTION

Discover and explore Nairobi's city center with Augustine or Duncan, two local guides and former street kids. Experience the unique atmosphere of Nairobi’s bustling city center. You will be taken on a journey along some top historical attractions like Mzee Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum, the first stock market and the first post office.

Buy some local snacks or visit some beautiful Kenyan craft stores and let Augustine or Duncan help you bargain. Get insights about the culture, history and different tribes of Kenya. If you wish, finish the tour with a coffee at one of the many coffee houses or enjoy breathtaking views from the KICC tower.

By joining the tour with Duncan or Augustine you will directly benefit them and the kids of Mathare slum.

Meeting point will be outside the Sarova Stanley Hotel at the newspaper stand (not inside the hotel).

Price includes:

  • Tour
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fee KCC tower

Price excludes:

  • Hotel transfer
  • Tips
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Meet our team

We are a small grassroot NGO. We have the aim to provide education and support for street children from the Mathare slum in Nairobi. This tour helps us to fund the school fees. All our tour guides are former beneficiaries of the project. They have been trained as tour guides in collaboration with the National Museum of Kenya. Through the income of the tour our guides are able to finance their studies or start their own business. All proceeds from the tours go to the guides and to support street children.


Location


We went on a CBD city trip in Nairobi. Our guide was Augustine. He told us a lot about the history of the city and the buildings. Glad we saw the city-market as well. It's a cool experience!

22 Mar 2017

We met with Augustin our first day in Nairobi. What we expected was a tour of the city's highlights-what we got was a glimpse into the city's history and cultural context through the eyes of a happy-go-lucky and informative host. It was a great day out and a great introduction to Nairobi! Thanks!

08 Jan 2017

Definitely an interesting walk to do, especially when you are interested in the history of Kenya and Nairobi. Great view at the end over the city!

06 Nov 2015

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