3/4 Day Walking tour of Nairobi
with refreshments provided
The tour commences with a visit to the Nairobi Gallery, to see the unique, rare and special collections of Kenya’s first foreign minister, housed in the old offices of the Provincial Commissioner. The collection includes textiles, jewelry, and artifacts like traditional spoons, gourds, stools and sculptures. You can view the Murumbi stamp collection which includes a very unusual and rare collection tracing the history and development of the African Air Mail from the very first letter to arrive in East Africa, via Cairo and Khartoum. Also included are stamps from Malawi, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Zambia, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Kenya and the collection is said to be rivalled in importance, only by the Queen of England’s collection.
After visiting here for an hour, you will commence the walking tour which takes you along Kenyatta Avenue, which was the principal street during colonial times. Some of the monuments mentioned will include the Nyayo Monument, Kenyatta Avenue, Uhuru Highway, Pre 1950 Railway alignment, Nairobi Gallery, Kipande House, Galton Fenzi Memorial, Koinange Street, Muindi Mbingu Street, Carrier Corps Memorial, the obelisk of World War memorial, Bank of India, Cameo House, Stanbic Bank, Sarova Stanlry Hotel, Westminster House, Pan Africa Life House, Standard Chartered Bank, Moi Avenue, Kimathi Street, Khoja Mosque, Biashara Street, City Market, Jamia Mosque, Kenwood House, McMillan Library, and ICEA Building.
The tour will end up at the Italian restaurant Trattoria where you can enjoy an authentic cappuccino or a refreshing fruit juice after which you will return to the drop off point.
Per Child(No child rate): USD($)
- Transfers to and from the Nairobi Gallery
- Guided walking tour with an English speaking guide
- Entrance fees to the Murumbi African Exhibition at the Nairobi Gallery
- Coffee/juice at the Italian restaurant, Trattoria
- One 330 ml bottle of still water
- Sun block
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Money for tips
- First time visitors to Nairobi
- History buffs
- People who want to get a feel of the city
- People who enjoy walking