Nairobi Travel Guide
Nairobi Travel Guide

Nairobi Travel Guide

Nairobi is an exceptional metropolitan city that has scores of historical

attractions and activities not to be found in other cities. lt is therefore important to

know what to expect and where to in Nairobi before leaving home.

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TeI:020 605933-7 6002764.

Cell: 073361 I608! 0722204647


Ngong Race Course is 25 minutes’ drive from the city

centre and is located along the Ngong Road besides the

Ngong Road Forest between the estates of\/\/oodley,

Langata and Karen. lt is operated by the jockey Club of

Kenya. Ngong racecourse is a right hand turftrack of abou

i includes a si><—furlong straight and two chutes of

2060m and l800m.

Cell: +254 733 777 4l7 / +254 708 299 048


. Slide, spin, soar and plunge into the amazing River Sagana.

gliding at rapids camp for example, begins into a whirlpool

that spins you around a number oftimes before you are

spilled into the mighty Sagana river. lt’s very safe to do this

and a life jacket is provided to keep you afloat.

Tel:020 22l28l8.

Cell: +254 732308026! +254 722308026


Located ne><t to Carnivore Restaurant, off Langata Road,

nearWilson Airport, Splash Water world has one ofthe

volleyball,‘kiddy’ cars, camel rides, horse rides, restaurant

children and adult team building activities.

Cell: 0725698 I 55. 020 2405799


Paintballing is a warlike game where guns are substituted

with air pressure driven paintballswhich burst on impactl

Kitengela Paintball Polo is located 20 minutes from Bomas

of Kenya and it also offers facilities such as team building,

camping and corporate fun days.Y0u can play volleyball,

football, archery, and ride bikes,

Tel:020 20 22272


The national motor cross championships held each year is

an event organized by the East African Motor Sports Club


Te|:02O 445330/30003049

enioy the scenic lawns and views as you have a picnic.\/\/ater

largest pools in kenya.Also available are water slides, Beach

and bar In addition Splash hosts birthday parties, functions,

There are many shopping venues in Nairobi and if

you enjoy the real shopping experience at the malls

then you will be spoilt for choice. These state-of-

the-art shopping malls boast ample parking, a one-

stop-shopping experience, wine & dine areas.

ABC Place,Waiyaki Way, Westlands

It is the ultimate place for new brands, experiences

and ideas. With a stylish mix of establishments

ranging from furniture to fashion, beauty and food.

Tel: O20 4440362,

Email: ihfo@abc-p/ace, com

The Sarit Centre, Westlands, Off Waiyaki


The centre has a cinema, a food court and an expo

centre, capable of hosting over 50 stands. Sarit

is an inter-active shopping mall offering one-stop

access to a complete range of supermarkets,

stores, and sen/ice outlets alongside entertainment

professional and medical facilities.

Te/: 254-2-3 74 7408/9, 3748662, 3740329

E-mai/: info@sarit-centre. com,

www. sarit-centre. com

Yaya Centre, Arwings Kodhek Road

A modern multifunctional shopping mall. The tenant

mix boasts brands that define Nairobi’s discerning

market. Food on the 2nd floor with a wide variety of

selection from Indian to Chinese to contemporaiy

styles at Saffron, Dim Sum House, Chinese Kitchen,

Primi Piatti and Sierra bar and restaurant.

Tel: 254-20-277 3360/1


www. yaya-centre. co. ke / www.yaya-apa/’tments.c0m

Village Market, Limuru Road, Gigiri — Since its

inception 12 years ago, Village market has proved

to be a leader in shopping complexes, managing

to mix modernity and ethnicity into a melting pot

of urban shopping. Because of its compelling

architectural design, The Village Market has earned

itself numerous accolades including the coveted

International Council of Shopping Centers‘ Design


The Galleria Shopping Mall, junction of

Magadi and Langata Roads.

Tel: +254 20 4448085 / 4444504

Email: info@nbihomes. com

WWVl/. galleria. co. ke

West Gate Shopping Centre, Mwanzi Road,


Tel: +254 20 3746172/3, +254 20 3742951/32,

Email: in fo@Westgate. co. ke

WWW. Westgate. co. ke. com


Tel: 020-3599991-4

Cell: +254 733-632130, +254 722-204931

Email: nakumatt@nakumatt.netl

Uchumi Supermarkets Ltd

Tel: (254) 20 — 227001,

Email: customerservice@uchuml. com,

WWW. uchumicom


Email: info@tuskys. com


Tel; 2221500 — Mega: 2244322. Ronald Ngala:

214 7200, Hyper: 2228138, Stadium: 26036666


Tel 254 (020) 65363059 (020) 6553045

Nairobi is a culinary melting pot with a good variety

of cuisine types available. Restaurants in Nairobi

cater for all budgets and tastes with dishes from

virtually all corners oi the globe. All continents are

aptly represented, and what is most impressive is

the authentic touch that characterizes these dishes

The choices are numerous with options tor fine

dining or casual eats with dining establishments

ranging from five star hotels to restaurants offering

take away services.

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