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Travel Guide to Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya and is also it’s largest, with a population in the region of 3 million. Being located in the middle of Kenya it is not as much of a tourist destination as some other coastal cities, although it can offer some fascinating sights for the visitor. It’s National Park is perhaps the best known, with the chance to see African wildlife in its natural habitat the most exciting element.

The city has developed a strong economic base too, with the nearby airport ensuring strong links with companies around the globe and multi-national organisations using Nairobi as their African base thanks to the support and focus of the city to business.

Guide to Nairobi Attractions

Try to make sure that you have time in Nairobi in order to see some of the sights. The Nairobi top attractions include the Uluru Park is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Giraffe Centre are definitely worth exploring! Nairobi’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Nairobi city tour before you travel and allow our expert Nairobi based guides to show you some of Nairobi’s hidden treasures.

Overview of Sport in Nairobi

As everyone knows, Nairobi’s population are avid fans of Football. The best-known team is AFC Leopards who play at Nairobi City Stadium. Every year, the biggest event for Nairobi sporting calendar is undoubtedly the WRC Safari Rally, which you can see at the edge of the city.

Guide to Nairobi Attractions

Try to make sure that you have time in Nairobi in order to see some of the sights. The Nairobi top attractions include the Uluru Park is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Giraffe Centre are definitely worth exploring! Nairobi’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Nairobi city tour before you travel and allow our expert Nairobi based guides to show you some of Nairobi’s hidden treasures.

Climate Guide to Nairobi

It is simple to find the best weather in Nairobi thanks to our simple guide to the climate in Nairobi. The table below shows the average temperatures in Nairobi over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Nairobi, so you can plan the best time to go!

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Tips For Driving in Nairobi

If you plan to drive a car while in Nairobi, you will need an International Driving Permit, or IDP, for Kenya. You can book them with the AA, before going to Nairobi.
On the road in Nairobi, as with the rest of Kenya, you need to drive on the left.

Unfortunately, we do not offer car hire in Nairobi online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Nairobi's surrounding areas, so make sure you explore.

Information About Nairobi Airport

Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta Airport is approximately 9 miles east of Nairobi. The international IATA code for the airport is NBO is only about 10 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Nairobi, and taxis are also available. Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Nairobi.

Nairobi UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Nairobi, or just need some advice, the Nairobi British Consulate is the place to go.

British High Commission
Upper Hill Road
Nairobi
PO Box 30465 - 00100 Nairobi

Telephone: (254) (020) 2844000

Quick Guide to Nairobi

City Name: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
Language: Swahili
Currency: Kenyan Shilling
Time Difference: GMT + 3
Electricity Supply: 220/240V AC 50Hz

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