City Walk Tour

The city walk tour is conducted everyday. It is designed to allow free movement of visitors in the central business district. It allows for one to orient themselves with important buildings and facilities in Nairobi. The city tour includes and is not limited to

1.)    Mama Ngina Street from the Hilton. Here you may find anything you need in the central business district, from pizza joint, coffee shops, cinema, forex bureau , banks, ATM and a stature of Kenya's greatest freedom fighter.

2.)    The High Court of Kenya

3.)    Kenyatta International Conference Center – Here you will find the statue of the father of the Kenyan National and the first president of Kenya Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, There is also an option of going to the top of the building(the second tallest in Kenya) for an aerial view of Nairobi Central Business District.

4.)    Kenya Parliament

5.)    Uhuru Park this is where all major public rallies are held including the swearing in ceremonies of new presidents. It also has the freedom corner started by the environmental conservation guru and Nobel Laureate Prof Wangare Maathai. U.S President Barack Obama among other dignitaries have planted a tree in this corner.

6.)    Old parliament building. This is the parliamentary building used by the colonial government and built in 1905.

7.)    The German cultural Center and Alliance Francaise

8.)     The Nairobi University

9.)    The Kenya National Theatre

Cultural Orientation

This is conducted at the Kenya National Archives opposite the Hilton. The National archives hold an immense collection of traditional and cultural artifacts collected in Kenya and Africa as whole. It is also the reservoir of historical documents. One can also get the cultural orientation at The Kenya National Museum. This orientation is conducted in a conversational manner as one walks round the archives looking at the different displays and is suitably interactive. In this session you get a comprehensive introduction to the African traditional society, cultural practices, Kenya's diverse communities and their customs. You get a chance to learn about

1.)    Traditional African Society in General

2.)    Social, economic, political and religious structures of some of Kenya's communities

3.)    Peculiar cultural practices and similarities with other cultures around the world

4.)    Africa traditional Art, Music and sports

5.)    Colonial Africa

6.)    Post independence Africa

7.)    Africa in today’s global world

Additional Cultural Exposure

There is a possibility of one to immerse themselves further in Kenyan culture by visiting other interesting places such as

1.)    At the Bomas of Kenya you get a chance to watch Africa traditional dances from Different communities. There are also makeshift villages depicting Africa traditional homesteads of different communities.

2.)    One can also watch plays at the Kenya National Theatre, German cultural institute and at the Alliance Francaise. Gibson Knows about any plays going on in the Nairobi and has tickets to such plays.

3.)     One can also visit the world famous Maasai Market to purchase souvirs and cultural artifacts. This is done under the guidance of Gibson for the best deals and most accommodating dealers in the market. One can also buy randomly from anyone they want.

4.)    Gibson is also readily available for a safe guide of  Nairobi Night Life. For a sampling of local pubs and drinks, great places for dance and mingling with the locals. Club hopping and any other party requirements.