Everything you Need to Know About Nairobi

30 Nov

Nairobi is the capital and known to be the largest city of Kenya. There are three million plus people in Nairobi. Nairobi is also known as then fastest growing city in Kenya.

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 became the capital of Kenya and was called Mombasa and then in the year 1905 it also became the capital of the British East Africa Protectorate. In the early 1900s plague have spread all overt the city and this is why they had to burn it and then rebuild it. Because it has a railroad system the city quickly grew and become the largest city.


Nairobi also became the largest city because of its administration and tourism. They have huge hotels for british hunters because one of the colonizers of Kenya was the British. Most citizens in other countries will need to get a visa. The city of Nairobi offers a lot of activities. The city of Nairobi is surrounded by cliffs, forest and plains. There are a lot of safari, restuarants, culture, entertainment, shopping and ecotourism tours in the city. Learn more about safari at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safari.

Below are the places you can go to in the city of Nairobi:

1. Nairobi National Park

You can find the Nairobi National Park outside of Nairobi. You will find bufallo, zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, rhino, more than 400 species of birds, lion, hippo and cheetah. The park has the Nairobi animal orpahnage and the Nairobi Safari walk. The Nairobi Safari walk is actually an educational center where people will learn about conservation of wildlife conservation and understand its importance.

2. The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

This is also near the park. The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage at www.safarilinks.com takes care of elephant calves and rhinos that were orphaned all over Kenya. There show is only once a day. You actually have the chance to interact with baby elephants.

3. Giraffe Centre

The Giraffe Centre can found outside of Nairobi. The center actually breeds endangered Rothschild Giraffe. They also educational programs for children. You also have the chance to feed the giraffes in this center.


There are a lot of where you can avail tour packages. The Safarilinks Africa is a reliable travel company. If you want exclusive karen blixen museum travel packages then you should this company. The company will tour you in the entire Nairobi.

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