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There’s never a dull moment in Nairobi—a wild city in every sense.

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You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, teenagers, children, and infants.

Each adult passenger can bring one infant.

Children traveling alone or in a different cabin class from their parents are considered Unaccompanied Minors and must pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.

  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), children, and infants.
  • Each adult or OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to receive the tax exemption.
  • Children traveling alone, or in a different cabin class from their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and must pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children, and infants.
  • Each adult or OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to receive the tax exemption.
  • Children traveling alone, or in a different cabin class from their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and must pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
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Flights to Nairobi

The very mention of Kenya conjures images of the savannah, safari, and pristine beaches. This is perhaps why the country’s capital can be overlooked by travelers, whose flights to Nairobi are often only the first part of a connecting trip to elsewhere in the country.

Of course, as a starting point, it’s ideal, with the Rift Valley, game parks, and other nationally protected lands all within a couple hours’ drive. Slightly further afield is Mount Kilimanjaro, which, while not officially in Kenya, remains a popular trip taken by those on vacation in Nairobi.

But what makes Nairobi an ideal destination is its contrast between urbanism and natural wonder. While animal sanctuaries and parkland are but a short cab journey away, the city center boasts shining skyscrapers worthy of any thriving metropolis.

Nairobi is putting its troubles behind it and turning heads with its ambition, dynamism, and growth. It’s an increasingly important East African business hub and the region’s leaders in technology—IBM, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, and Intel—all have their African headquarters here. (The area, located on the outskirts of the city, is being dubbed the Silicon Savannah.)

This injection of big business has helped elevate other aspects of the city, including dining, nightlife, and activities.

What to do in Nairobi

Visit the Karen Blixen Museum

The farm that belonged to Danish author Karen Blixen, who is best known for her memoir Out Of Africa, has been turned into a museum. Much of the Oscar-winning film adaptation was shot here, making the grounds and rooms inside instantly recognisable.

Karen Road
Langata
00100
+254 736 919 321

Take a mini-safari in Nairobi National Park

Travel just a bit south of Nairobi’s busy city centre and you’ll find yourself in 117 square kilometres of national park. And while it is relatively small by Kenyan standards, the Nairobi National Park is home to black rhinos, lions, leopards, cheetahs, wildebeests, and many other incredible creatures. The Nairobi Safari Walk – an elevated platform through an area of the park – is stunning.

Nairobi National Park
Langata Road
+254 20 600 0800

Relax at Muthaiga Country Club

This country club is an oasis of calm on the outskirts of the city. The MCC was founded in 1913, and used to be a favourite hangout for British aristocrats. Nowadays, it welcomes travellers who simply want to stop by for a bite to eat and a taste of colonial charm.

Muthaiga Road
Muthaiga
+254 734 605055

Where to eat in Nairobi

Tokyo Restaurant (Japanese)

The interior design of this restaurant is true to the Japanese aesthetic; light woods, limited lighting and natural tones, while movable screens separate the individual dining areas. The sushi and sashimi have set the bar high for what is a developing cuisine in the country.

Kolloh Road
Lavington
+254 722 485 556

Tin Roof Café (Cafe)

This cool, kitsch independent cafe serves its own brand of coffee, alongside fresh salads, soups and sweet treats. There’s a lovely atmosphere created by Nairobi’s edgy younger crowd, tapping away on their laptops looking for the next big idea.

The Souk
Dagoretti Road
Karen
+254 706 348 215

Thai Chi (Asian)

Set in the Sarova Stanley – one of the city’s finest hotels – Thai Chi serves colourful, fragrant, and very tasty Thai and Asian fusion food. When the weather’s good, try and grab a table by the pool for a memorable dining experience.

Sarova Stanley
Kimathi Street
Nairobi Central
+254 20 276 7000

Places to stay in Nairobi

Tribe

Beyond the Gigiri Forest, Tribe is a boutique hotel where the focus on design has made it stand out from the crowd in Nairobi. With traditional tribal art throughout, you’ll find something to admire around every corner before you even get to your room.

The Village Market 9/418
Limuru Road
Gigiri
+254 20 720 0000

The Boma Nairobi

This swish establishment offers 148 luxury deluxe guest rooms, restaurants, and a spa and health club. Amazingly, all the hotel’s profits fund the Kenya Red Cross Society’s humanitarian activities, and guests are encouraged to learn about their work in Africa.

Bellevue
Off Mombasa Road
Red Cross Road
West Nairobi
+254 20 394 0000

Sankara Nairobi

This five-star hotel, located in Westlands, features stylishly appointed rooms, an acclaimed spa and a fantastic infinity pool on the rooftop. There’s a strong commitment to regional art with many of the rooms and communal areas decked out with sculptures. There are four restaurants to choose from.

Woodvale Grove
Westlands
+254 20 420 8000

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