Travel to Kenya and visit the lively markets of Nairobi.

Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Short Breaks
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 12
Group size
Min 1 Max 12
Carbon offset
60kg pp per trip


  • 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


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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1 breakfast
Hotel (1 night)
Included activities
  • Kazuri Beads
  • Utamaduni Craft Centre
  • Walking tour


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Please note that this trip is being discontinued in 2013

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