Nairobi popularly known as the “Green City in the Sun” is the capital and largest city of Kenya. At 1,795 meters (5,889 ft) above sea level, Nairobi enjoys a moderate climate. Nairobi has a Subtropical Highland climate and the altitude makes for some chilly evenings, especially in the June/July season when the temperature can drop to 10 °C (50 °F). The sunniest and warmest part of the year are from December to March, when temperatures average the mid-twenties during the day. The mean maximum temperature for this period is 24 °C (75 °F). The Central Business District of Nairobi has a lot to offer such as classy hotels ideal for meetings, conferences, seminars, dining or for spending a night out in the city. You can also get a good aerial view of the fast growing city both at night and in the day. Nairobi is not only known for the buildings and infrastructure but is also blessed with a fair share of wild and game found in the Nairobi National Park, the Giraffe Center, the animal orphanage and many more. The national park is unique, in being the only game-reserve of this nature to border a capital city, or city of this size and its only 7km from the city. The park contains many animals including lions and giraffes. The park is home to over 400 species of bird. Nairobi is also nicknamed the Safari Capital of the World, and has many spectacular hotels to cater for safari-bound tourists. Nairobi is home to several museums and historical archives.
Nairobi offers nightlife entertainment through movie theaters, casinos, restaurants, cafes and bars. Many hotels offer these establishments on their premises, making it easy for their guests to have an enjoyable nightlife. At the end of month weekend most clubs stage “cultural nites” which feature music ,traditional foods and drinks from some of Kenya’s main ethnic communities. This is a perfect opportunity to learn our diverse cultures and traditions through traditional food, dance, music and interaction. Some of the nights include Mugithi night for the Kikuyu culture, nyadundo for the Luo, Murembe for the Luhya, Kilelembe for the Kamba and many more. Experience our culture in a modern twist with our experienced guides.
Nairobi national park is well known for the conservation of wildlife especially elephants and rhinos. This attracts many tourists since they get to see the animals close up and yet in their natural habitats.
The Giraffe Center is also popular for the conservation of wildlife especially Giraffes. Tourists feed the friendly giraffes, kiss them and take photos with them.