1 Day Culture tour itinerary for Nairobi: Excursion Around The City Of Cool Waters
Get an introduction to the Kenyan capital by starting in the city centre, market, and Parliament buildings. Wander around the National Museum which showcases the rich history of the country and meet various species of reptiles and fish at the Snake Park.
Being the tour in the morning by visiting the city center, where the important commercial and administrative areas are located. The main industrial area is located to the south, beyond which, is the Nairobi National Park, a wildlife preserve and major tourist attraction.
Visit the City Market located near the city center, and other smaller open-air markets filling many of the city's open spaces.
Drive through the large central city square passing by Nairobi's city hall; Kenya's parliament building; the Kenyatta Conference Center; the Law courts; and Mausoleum of Jomo Kenyatta.
Continue to the Parliament buildings dating from the 1930s. Inside, be sure to see the statue of Jomo Kenyatta, needlework tapestries showing Kenya's history, a mosaic of Kenyan tribes.
Explore the National Museum of Kenya containing the discoveries at Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge and at Koobi Fora in northern Kenya. Also on displays are wildlife statues plus a wide range of weapons, ornaments, and head-dresses of various Kenyan tribes that offers an introduction to the country and its people. Among other displays are about Kenya's modern history and an extensive ornithological collection as well as contemporary art from across eastern Africa.
End the tour at the Snake Park, which contains a variety of reptile and fish species. The reptile section is the oldest with outside pit type cages housing Leopard Tortoises, White-throat Monitors, and Snakes. The orchids along with the fish sections are new and have adapted modern designs displaying the fish as well as the plants in an aesthetic way.
Nairobi City Excursions include Kenya Day Tours & Excursions, Nairobi National Park Night Game Drives, Giraffe Center, Karen Blixen Museum, Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi City Day Tours, Carnivore Lunch or Dinner, Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Walking City Tours and much more.
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