Popularly known as the “Green City in the Sun,” Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi is a popular first stop on Kenyan safaris. In Nairobi, visitors can receive a crash course in Kenyan culture, history, and even wildlife—just a short drive from the business district lies Nairobi National Park, home to many of the Big 5 and more.
Although Nairobi is just 87 miles south of the equator, its 3 million residents enjoy a comfortable year-round climate. Temperatures rarely fall below 50ºF at night or rise above 77ºF during the day.
Looking for ways to make the best of your time in Nairobi? In this article, we highlight Ujuzi travelers’ nine favorite things to do in Nairobi. Whether you want to see nature, experience a different culture, or enjoy local foods, Nairobi has something for you!