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  • Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and is more than likely the starting point of your Kenyan safari.
  • Enjoy exploring Nairobi
  • Popular method of transportation for Nairobi's citizens
  • Markets are plentiful in Nairobi and is a great inclusion on most Nairobi tours.
  • Nairobi

Located in the south-central part of Kenya, Nairobi is one of the most prominent cities in Africa, both politically and financially. The most populous city in East Africa, Nairobi is the country's capital and gateway for a Kenya safari.

Originally an uninhabited swamp area, Nairobi was chosen to become a supply depot for the Uganda Railway in 1899. With its central location between Mombasa and Kampala as well as the network of rivers that supplied the camp with water, Nairobi soon became the railway’s headquarters.

By 1905, Nairobi had replaced Mombasa as the capital of the British protectorate and the city continued to grow. Remaining under Britain’s control until 1963, Kenya was granted independence and Nairobi was named as the capital of the republic.

Big game viewing on a Kenya vacation has always been an important part of Nairobi’s appeal. The city is surrounded by 113 square kilometers (70 square miles) of cliffs, plains and forests that make up Nairobi National Park. Within the park are large herds of zebra, wildebeest and buffalo as well as giraffes, lions, cheetahs and many other animals.

Known as the “Green City in the Sun”, Nairobi is considered by many to be the safari capital of Africa while remaining a cosmopolitan city with excellent shopping and restaurants.

 


 

Kenya Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Kenya travel.

Learn about the history and culture of Kenya, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Kenya's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Kenya for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Kenya safaris today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your African Safari, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours or Egypt tours en route from Kenya or perhaps a stopover in Dubai on one of our United Arab Emirates tours

 

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Nairobi, Kenya

  • East Africa Safari Super Special

    Experience the many highlights of East Africa with this family friendly African safari. Visit famous national parks, uncovering unique wildlife, and cultural opportunities.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,740
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
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  • Essential Kenya Super Special

    Kenya is often described as the African continent in microcosm. You will see some of the best parks in Africa from Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara, home of the “Big Five” and the Masai people.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,614
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
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  • Essential Kenya Super Special With Airfare

    Kenya is often described as the African continent in microcosm. You will see some of the best parks in Africa from Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara, home of the “Big Five” and the Masai people. Take advantage of hot pricing on our air/land combination packages, including airfare from North America on some of the best long-haul carriers. Most trips are fully customizable, so you can add days or tours according to your particulate likes, interests or bucket list.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,599
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Small Group Touring, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Jambo Kenya Safari Super Special

    This 9 day African safari takes you through Kenya, one of the most diverse and fascinating countries on the continent. On a round-trip from Nairobi, relax on country estates, see Lakes Elementaita and Nakuru, and meet the wildlife and people of the Masai Mara.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,345
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Small Group Touring
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  • Kenya Sky Safari by Elewana

    Spend time at three luxury lodges situated in three of Kenya’s outstanding game parks, Amboseli, Meru and the Masai Mara Reserve. At each lodge, enjoy day and night game safaris as well as walking safaris. Fly by small aircraft directly from Nairobi and between lodges.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,661
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide
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  • East Africa Odyssey

    Experience the many highlights of East Africa with this family friendly African safari. Visit some of Africa’s most famous national parks, uncovering unique wildlife and cultural opportunities.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,638
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide
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  • African Sampler

    South Africa or Kenya for your African safari? With this unique itinerary, there’s no need to choose. Enjoy the culture and wildlife of the Masai Mara before flying on to Victoria Falls and Cape Town.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,853
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Campfire Adventures in Kenya

    Experience an African safari under the stars on this comfortable and highly flexible camping adventure in Kenya. Stay at Alex Walker’s Serian Original Camp and enjoy the best of the Masai Mara.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,809
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide
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  • Cape to Kenya Tour from Cape Town to Nairobi

    Take an epic journey across Africa, journeying from the southern tip to the eastern coast. Explore cosmopolitan Cape Town in the shadow of Table Mountain, marvel at the majesty of Victoria Falls in Zambia, and get lost in the streets of historical Zanzibar in Tanzania before traversing the Serengeti and ending your trip in Nairobi, Kenya. Embrace the magic of Africa on this journey of a lifetime.
    Duration:
    41 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,915
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly
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  • East Africa Explorer

    Experience the many highlights of East Africa with this family friendly safari. Visit some of Africa’s most famous national parks, uncovering unique wildlife and cultural opportunities.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,697
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Family Vacations
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  • Elewana Connoisseur Safari

    Experience the majesty of the African savannah on this Kenya safari. Passing from Nairobi to several game reserves throughout the country such as the Masai Mara, you’ll stay in boutique accommodations that transport you to the Golden Age of Travel and head on safari drives to see lions, cheetahs, elephants, and all the animals of the East African wild.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,959
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
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  • Essential Kenya

    Kenya is often described as the African continent in microcosm. You will see some of the best parks in Africa from Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara, home of the “Big Five” and the Masai people.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,901
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
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  • Fly-In Kenya Safari: Amboseli

    Fly in to Amboseli National Park and spend 3 days on an African safari. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives with the opportunity to spot these majestic creatures.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 990
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
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  • Fly-In Kenya Safari: Masai Mara

    Spend your days alongside lions and cheetahs, and witness the incredible wildebeest migration at Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Staying at Sanctuary Olonana Camp, embark on safaris with experienced trackers before retiring to your spacious luxury tents in the evening and witnessing the animal life beyond your verandah.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,494
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Fly-In Kenya Safari: Samburu

    Fly in to Samburu Game Reserve spending 3 days on an African safari. As Samburu hosts the “Big 5”, enjoy morning and afternoon game drives with the opportunity to spot these majestic creatures.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,441
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
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  • Jambo East Africa

    This East African safari takes you through the most famous wildlife regions of Tanzania, including the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. It also takes in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park, in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,274
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide
    Kenya See Trip Details
  • Jambo Kenya Safari

    Explore the best of Kenya on this East African safari. On a round-trip from Nairobi, relax on country estates, see Lakes Elementaita and Nakuru, and meet the wildlife and people of the Masai Mara.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,323
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
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  • Karibu Kenya

    From the flamingos of Lake Nakaru to the majestic Masai Mara where ‘the real Africa’ lives on, Kenya is an unforgettable short safari break.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,947
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Small Group Touring
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  • Kenya Escapades: Amboseli

    Explore Amboseli, famous for its free-ranging elephants and for spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro. You’ll have the chance to see an amazing array of animals in their natural habitats.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,043
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
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  • Kenya Escapades: Masai Mara

    Spend three days exploring Masai Mara National Reserve, world famous for its incredible wildlife. Enjoy game drives where you’ll have the opportunity to spot Africa’s celebrated “Big Five”.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,074
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
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  • Kenya Explorer Safari

    Explore the wilds of Kenya on this journey to several conservancies in the country. Heading from Nairobi to Ol Pejeta Conservancy to Masai Mara National Reserve, you’ll stay in luxury safari camps as you enjoy game drives into the bush to see flamingos, lions, and the wonders of the Great Migration.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,127
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Kenya Family Safari

    This African safari journey through the National Parks of Kenya offers children and adults the ultimate wildlife experience. Stay at some of Kenya's best known game parks and take part in activities the whole family can enjoy.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,956
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide
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  • Masai Footsteps

    Discover the famous Masai, a semi nomadic people whose culture and ways have changed little over the centuries. Travel from Nairobi to Amboseli, visiting Masai Mara and Kigio on route.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,296
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide
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  • Soul Safari

    Stay at world class properties, visiting both Aberdare and Mount Kenya National Parks, Sweetwaters Wildlife Sanctuary and Masai Mara, without compromising luxury on your African safari.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,418
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond
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  • Tuskers of Kenya

    Kenya is often described as the African continent in microcosm. You will see some of the best parks in Africa from Tsavo Wset, Masai Mara, home of the “Big Five” and the Masai people to Olare Motorogi home to a number of lion prides.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,553
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Kenya See Trip Details
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