Travel to Kenya and check out the best of Nairobi with a friendly local guide. This is a great way to get some excellent local advice as well as see the best of the city in a safe and comfortable environment. The colours, craftsmanship and detail of Nairobi's crafts will delight, and the atmosphere at markets and shops will entertain. This is a great add-on to a longer stay in the region or the perfect opportunity for some last-minute shopping.

Start
Nairobi, Kenya
Finish
Nairobi, Kenya
Countries
Kenya
Themes
Short Breaks
Code
YGAI
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
60kg pp per trip

Travel to Kenya and visit the lively markets of Nairobi.


Highlights

  • Visit a bead workshop
  • Explore the shops of the Utamaduni Craft Centre
  • Gain an insight into local culture
  • Travel to Kenya and explore Nairobi with an expert local guide
  • Visit markets humming with life
  • Mingle with residents shopping for fresh produce

Itinerary

Travel to Kenya and start explorations of vibrant Nairobi with a visit to markets in the city and Westlands area. Mingle with residents shopping for fresh produce and search out a bargain or two at the numerous craft and souvenir shops. Also, visit the open-air mobile markets scattered throughout the city.
After breakfast, it's time to gain an insight into Kenyan culture and view some of the country's best craft markets. Visit Kazuri Beads, a workshop providing employment to single mothers. Depending on the day of the week, there may be an opportunity to tour the factory. From there, take a short drive to Utamaduni Craft Centre, which houses shops filled with African crafts, antiques, wood carvings, jewellery, bronze items, glassware and cloth. Return to the city centre in the afternoon where this short break through Nairobi's crafts and markets comes to an end.
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Inclusions

Meals
1 breakfast
Transport
Minibus
Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)
Included activites
  • Kazuri Beads
  • Utamaduni Craft Centre
  • Walking tour

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Notes

Please note that this trip is being discontinued in 2013

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