Travelling to Travelling to Nairobi from Nigeria a Detailed Tour Guide
Nairobi is a city full of lovely attractions, people, wildlife and great culture. So, if you have your heart set on Nairobi then you have it set on adventure and fun. This city is one of the most visited cities in Africa not just because of the wildlife but because of the lovely and accommodating people of the city. It is also an affordable city to live in. To get there, all you need is a www wakanow flight ticket.
A visit to the popular Masai market would provide you with most of what you will need during your stay in the city. Explore and be adventurous while visiting Nairobi because it is the best way you can enjoy your stay in the city. The residents are accommodating and friendly to foreigners and tourists. So, if you do find yourself with the locals, do not hold back, share some greetings, ask some questions and get to learn a few words of the local lingo.
When to Visit Nairobi
The best time to visit Nairobi can be anytime depending on your needs, interests and expectations. The dry season which is always around January to February, this period sees the city very hot with little or no rainfall. Also, during this period tourism and cost are a little bit low. Around March to May comes the raining season. This is probably the cheapest time to visit Kenya. There’s significant reduction in tourism, game activities and wildlife viewing are suspended and at their lowest level. From May to October, this is a long dry season characterized by warm sunny weather. From late June to October, the great migration also takes place. This is one of the most popular and spectacular wildlife activities in the Masai Mara, north-west Nairobi when the wildebeests migrate from Serengeti in Tanzania to Masai Mara. This is the period with the most visitors in Nairobi and also the most expensive time of the year. The last quarter of the year is partly rainy and partly dry. Tourism is low and it’s also one of the cheapest times to be in Nairobi.
Things to do In Nairobi
There are so many things to do in Nairobi, so many activities to indulge in. but, there are some places which need to be a top priority a tourist or foreigner in Nairobi and these are; Nairobi National Park, Nairobi Safari Walk, Elephant and Rhino Nursery, Ngong Hills, Nairobi National Museum, Karen Blixen Museum and the popular Maasai Market and Masai villages. With all that said, leaving Nairobi without a visit to a Massai village would make your visit and stay in Nairobi incomplete. The Massai tribe is one of the oldest ethnic groups in Kenya; they are nomadic people and depend on their farm produce and animals for survival. The Massai tribe has maintained their way of life over the years, regardless of modernization and development. They have maintained their cultures and traditions and also their housing, dressing and food. There are some interesting things to want to see on a visit to a Massai village, this includes the Houses called the “inkajijik” and are normally built by the women, Manyatta, Jumping Dance, Singing, Moran, and the Massai Warriors, over 6ft tall handsome well-built men who are every Massai woman’s dream. Also try and have some of their local cuisines like Ugali, Kenyan Pilau, Nyama Choma, Matoke, Chapati and you even go with the local palm wine with any of these dishes.
Getting Around Nairobi
Getting transportation isn’t as hard as people think, once you get off the plane and try to leave for your hotel or guesthouse. There will be local taxis, buses (The Matatus), and you can even board a train or use ride-hailing services like Uber. There is never a dull moment in Nairobi with lots bars, lounges and nightclubs hosting parties and music concerts, one of the most popular amongst foreigners being the Alchemist, which serves as a night club, bar and restaurant. There is hardly any dull moment. The streets of Nairobi are often very busy and crowded, with everyone going about their businesses. Endeavour not to use your phone while walking to avoid multiple collisions and if you happen to be driving, don’t depend solely on the traffic lights, they are said to be of little or no significance in the city and are disregarded. So you would have to use your eyes and horn more.
From delicious local cuisine, nature, wildlife, adventure, diverse culture and busy streets, there is so much to experience in Nairobi and the city should be in every traveller’s bucket list.