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Half-Day Cultural Tour of Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi

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    Stop At: Bomas of Kenya, Langata Rd Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200 Kenya

    Your tour starts by pick you from your Nairobi Hotel or accommodation at 1pm.

    Here you will experience the rich culture of Kenya’s 42 different ethnic groups as they live on their day-to-day basis. This is clearly demonstrated through traditional dances, music, song, and folklore. There is a splendid arena where acrobatic shows are performed.

    The Bomas of Kenya put on displays of traditional dancers and spread over many acres, it also has a wonderful display of mud huts and traditional Kenyan homesteads. The Bomas of Kenya is the ideal place to bring energetic children as they can freely run in and out of the traditional houses & mud huts, climb up ladders and generally have a wonderfully active time.

    These traditional houses are set out in clusters according to the region. The homes are grouped with the first wife's hut, second wife's hut, granary etc and you can see where the livestock are kept and the enormous variety between the huts.

    Bomas of Kenya was initiated in 1971 after Kenya's independence (1964) and it is run by the Kenyan Government and aims to promote Kenya's rich cultural heritage.

    In addition to the main attractions (the dancers and the traditional homesteads), there is also a large, wooden play area for young children, a small, low-key village of craft shops and other attractions.

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your Nairobi Hotel /Accommodation
    Departure Time
    1:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Visit to Bomas of Kenya
    • Professional English speaking guides
    • Pickup from your hotel in Nairobi and drop-off to your hotel
    • Entry/Admission - Bomas of Kenya
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

    Francis was available to take us on a journey booked only one hour before start time. The Bomas are all similar in that the have a husband quarters, 1st wife, 2nd wife, 3rd wife, married son, unmarried son, and granaries. The difference is in the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Edna B
    GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

    Thank you so much Edna for giving us chance to serve both of you. We are really grateful you had a quality moment with our driver guide Francis as your learned about our Bomas and dancing exhibitions of different regions. We look forward to meeting...More

    Reviewed November 6, 2018

    Very educational to see how each tribe lived - you get to see their houses and set-up - however you have to imagine what the people looked like and how they might have gotten on with their daily lives - make sure you take someone...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    1  Thank Sobia R
    Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

    entry costs 1000 shillings for a tourist. rent a car or get taxi here. you walk around and at 2 30 there is music and acrobatics show. show ends at 5. stayed for lunch from 11 30 to 5 30 pm hereMore

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    GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

    Thanks disoricass for giving us chance to serve you. Its a great idea understanding traveling with company's driver is more safer than a taxi and in case you forget your luggage in the car you will still find it. We look forward to meeting you...More

    Reviewed April 28, 2018

    This was a great experience to get a great glimpse of Bomas of Kenya where we got to see how the various tribes in Kenya lived. We got to see some great homesteads and were later treated to a great show of all the dances...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    1  Thank Thee80
    GraceChege, General Manager at Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

    Thanks Thee80 for giving us chance to serve both of you and taking your time writing an awesome review, we are grateful you had a wonderful day with our Guide Kelvin. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future. Regards

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    September 28, 2018|
    Response from Jacob O |
    Yes, you pay to get into both separately. They are two different places in the same locale. I guess the tour companies take you to different venues for the posted prices.
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