Nairobi is Kenya’s bustling capital city, often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips. In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes, zebras and lions. Next to it is a well-regarded elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

Karen Blixen Museum

One of Nairobi’s top tourist attractions, the Karen Blixen Museum at the foot of the Ngong Hills is the former home of the famous namesake Out of Africa author.

Nairobi National Museum

The National Museum in Nairobi is an educational way to spend a few hours on a city stopover. The museum displays diverse cultural and natural history exhibits including more than

Ngong Hills

Several walking trails traverse the hills offering beautiful views of the valleys below. Wildlife is also visible in the area. Buffalo, gazelles, giraffes, bush buck, the occasional sprinkling, and troupes

National park

Kenya’s first national park, Nairobi National Park is a haven for wildlife and only 7 km from the skyscrapers of Nairobi’s city center. In addition to the rhinos, visitors may spot