Your Guide in Travelling to Nairobi
Nairobi is the capital and known to be the largest city of Kenya. There population is more than three million. This is also a fast growing city.
Nairobi was taken from a water hole the Enkare Nyirobi and it means “cool water.” Before, Nairobi was a swamp area and it was discovered in the year 1899 and it was first used as a railway camp by the Uganda Railway. This became the capital of Kenya and was called Mombasa and then in the year 1905 it also became the capital of the British East Africa Protectorate. In the early 1900s the city was burnt down and needed to be rebuilt since plagues spread in the entire city. The railroad system of the city is one of the reason why it became the largest city.
Nairobi became the largest city because of its administration and tourism. The British colonized Kenya and this is why they created big hotels for british hunters. Most countries will need to have a visa upon arrival in their country. There are so many things to see and do when you go to Nairobi. You will find cliffs, forests and plains in the city of Nairobi. There are so many safari, restuarants, culture, entertainment, shopping and ecotourism tours in the city of Nairobi.
Below are the things that you can see and do in Nairobi:
1. The Nairobi National Park
The Nairobi National Park is located outside of Nairobi. There are so many animals to see in this park such as rhino, over 400 species of birds, hippo, cheetah, lion, giraffe, buffalo, wildebeest and zebra. The park has the Nairobi animal orpahnage and the Nairobi Safari walk. The Nairobi Safari walk helps in educating people about the wildlife and habitat conservation.
2. The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
This is also near the park. In this orphanage you will see a lot of orphaned elephant calves and rhinos. There show is only once a day. You actually have the chance to interact with baby elephants.
3. Giraffe Centre
This is also located outside of the city of Nairobi. The Giraffe Centre actually breeds endangered Rothschild Giraffe. They also educational programs for children. You can even feed the giraffes.
You can choose a travel agency that offer tour packages in Nairobi. The Safarilinks Africa is an example of travel company. The company offers quality and exclusive travel packages. This company offers packages where you can explore the entire Nairobi.