Top Things to Do around Nairobi

Top Things to Do around Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya (B)

Getting to Africa from the United States is a trek, but once there it is a wonderful experience. Even Nairobi, the capital of Kenya with a population of 6.5 million, has a lot to offer. During our travels around Kenya as well as quick jaunt to Rwanda for a gorilla safari, we used Nairobi as a connecting base. As such, we stayed in a few different places and visited a handful of sites, most of which were located in the Nairobi suburb Karen, named for Karen Blixen the renowned Danish author.

After arriving on a connecting flight through London late in the evening, our safari organizer and ground handler in Africa, Kelvin, with Absolute Vantage, picked us up at the Nairobi airport and transported us to the Acacia Tree Lodge in Karen. The 15-room lodge has a mission is to be the best small hotel in Kenya.

The hotel includes are large lobby and dining area with two wings stretching from either side. The rooms include a bed, bedside tables, chairs with a table, a standing fan, a luggage rack and a large walk-in closet with shelves. They are nicely decorated with plenty of outlets and a modern bathroom. The only thing lacking is insulation. It is a little noisy for the jet-lagged who struggle sleeping. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Things to Do around Nairobi
Guide Location: Kenya » Nairobi
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Acacia Tree Lodge
  • Macushla House
  • Boho Eatery
  • Matbronze
  • Aero Club of East Africa
  • the Galleria market
  • The Giraffe Centre
  • The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
  • Nairobi National Park
  • The Karen Blixen Museum
  • Kazuri

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