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Guided Nairobi City Tours

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About Guided Nairobi City Tours
The only tour that benefits street children! Our main tour is the Nairobi city walking tour. We also offer tours to Mathare slum, were our NGO is located. Both tours take around 2-3 hours and cost 1500ksh per person. Highlights: - private groups from 1 person - local guides trained in collaboration with The National Museum - customizable according to your schedule and interests - proceeds will pay for school fees for Street Children in Mathare slum City tour: - Discover the highlights of Nairobi from a local perspective. - Take a walking tour and experience the unique atmosphere of Nairobi's bustling city center - Enjoy breathtaking views from the KICC tower - an impressive 28-story skyscraper - Visit top Nairobi attractions such as Mzee Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum and Kenya National Archives. - Learn about the first stock market and the "Thorn Tree"- the first post office at Sarova Stanley hotel - Shop local crafts at City Market or Massai Market and let your guide help you bargain - Get insights about the tribes of Kenya from your guide. - Learn about the city's culture and history. - If you wish, finish the tour with a coffee at one of the many coffee houses. Our guides have been trained in collaboration with the National Museum. The tour can be customized according to your interests and schedule. Ask your guide for help. About us: Mathare Children Fund panairobi (MCFp) is an NGO offering school education and vocational training for former street children in Mathare slum. One of MCFps income generating projects are the city walking tours. All tour guides are beneficiaries of the school program who have finished high school and are now in higher education. Through the income of the tours they are able to finance their studies. All proceeds from the tours go to the guides and to MCFp for financing school fees. MCFp has been active for more than 15 years. It is mainly funded by donors in the USA and Europe.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met our guide Duncan,who had been helped by the Mathare Foundation,at 10am at a hotel on Kenyatta Avenue. There was only another young couple from the USA with us on the tour so it was almost like a personal tour. Duncan is very knowledgeable,friendly,entertaining...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Killie1953
FellowTraveler756590, Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your response on our Walking Tours, we are glad you enjoyed your tour. We are happy to have been of service to you.

Reviewed January 9, 2019

Best way to discover downtown Nairobi by foot! Augustine was very informative about the history and landmarks we walked past on the tour!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amsgaths
FellowTraveler756590, General Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

Thank for taking time to take a tour with us! We appreciate your positive review and we are thankful for your support to our cause!

Reviewed January 9, 2019

Most travellers I have met completely miss out Nairobi centre and that is a real shame. This tour was fabulous and informative, reasonably priced and linked to a great grass roots social enterprise. I was also given really good advice on how to spend the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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FellowTraveler756590, General Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

Thank you for taking the tour with us, we appreciate your support to our cause and are glad that you enjoyed the tour! We are glad that we were able to make your visit in Nairobi memorable!

Reviewed November 23, 2018

I booked a downtown Nairobi walking tour in combination with the Mathare Slum tour. I was met by my guide and truly enjoyed the informative 3 hour walk through the downtown area while learning a lot about Nairobi's colonial history. We proceeded to have lunch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FellowTraveler756590, Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Thank you for taking the tour with us. We appreciate your feedback as well as your support for our work, each contribution counts in helping us support teenage mothers in our community. Once again, thank you.

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Great organization and a great city tour. The best way to see Nairobi is by foot. Duncan was super informative providing history and current information. Didn't feel rushed at all. Felt very safe (I was a solo female traveler) and had fun too! A second...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FellowTraveler756590, Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Dear Miss New York! It is wonderful to receive a great review from you. We are glad you enjoyed your tour and appreciate your support to our work. I will pass on your regards to both Duncan. Maureen

Reviewed October 23, 2018

We met our guide Augustine outside the Sarova Stanley Hotel exactly as arranged and set off on an informative tour of the Central Business District. Of the most interest to us were all that Augustine had to say about cultural mores and how they have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FellowTraveler756590, Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Dear Jack, Thank you taking a tour with us, we are glad that you enjoyed it. We appreciate your positive feedback and support offered to our work. Book a tour with us next time you visit. We shall be glad to host you again.

Reviewed October 21, 2018

We did the tour on October 14th 2018 and our guide's name was Duncan. I booked the tour for my friend who was visiting and myself,resident of Kenya since the beginning of this year. When we met at the Stanley Hotel, there were 2 other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FellowTraveler756590, Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Dear Annette, Thank you for taking time to take our Guided Walking tours. We appreciate your positive response and support for the work we do to improve the lives of Vulnerable children in mathare. We look forward to having you again.

Reviewed October 9, 2018

I booked this as a filer while waiting on my safari to start. I turned out to be one of the highlights of my entire trip. /The guys were fantastic and brilliant with us. They know their history and I had a fantastic time just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FellowTraveler756590, Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for taking the tour with us, we are glad that you enjoyed it. We appreciate your positive response and support for our work.

Reviewed October 6, 2018

We arranged a last minute city tour during our stay in Nairobi in August. We called first thing in the morning and were able to arrange a tour for later that day. We met our guide, Duncan, at the arranged meeting location without issue. He...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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FellowTraveler756590, Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Dear Emily, Thank you for taking a tour with us. We appreciate your positive feedback and support for our work.

Reviewed October 4, 2018

Enjoyed the tour. Guide was on time. We saw the sights on foot. Pretty basic tour compared to many other cities.

Date of experience: May 2018
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FellowTraveler756590, Manager at Guided Nairobi City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for taking a tour with us, we appreciate your feedback and support for our work.

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