Kenya in Africa is renowned for having some of the most amazing wildlife, stunning views and beautiful weather. Those planning a trip to Kenya will quite possibly be looking at the capital city of Nairobi for its convenience to airports and boutique hotels. There are a million and one things to do and see in Kenya, especially Nairobi and the surrounding areas, here are just 5 of the things you really must do.
1) Lion Trails Safaris Excursions
Want to see one of the Big 5 animals in all its glory? This little company in Kenya will show you the sights like never before with full day excursions into the lions den, literally. You can decide to go the whole hog and spend 5 days out in the wilderness, or get an appetiser with half a day seeing the big cats from afar. Either way, this is a great way to explore some of the hidden gems in Nairobi.
2) Brown’s Cheese Factory and Farm
Yes, that’s right, a cheese factory in Kenya. Supposedly the best cheese in the whole of Nairobi, Kenya and perhaps even Africa, this is the place to visit for cheese lovers Worldwide. Explore the different types of delights they make and take a look at the mini farm which is home to their cheese making beasts (cows and goats basically). You can sample some of their house wine to go with your African cheddar or just sit and chat to the friendly owners who run the Brown’s factory and farm in Nairobi.
3) The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille
Those who want some luxury outside of the busy city centre will absolutely love The Sanctury at Ol Lentille. Set in 25,000 acres of privately conserved wildlife area and with a view of Mount Kenya, this is one place you really must visit when venturing out of Nairobi. Spend a few nights here with your own private safari car, butler, valet and guide to see the wonders of this perfectly conserved paradise. You will truly regret missing out on this little slice of heaven!
4) Nairobi National Museum
One of the most interesting and culture rich museums in the World is the Nairobi National, which is home to some truly stunning artefacts and history. The perfect place to take the whole family, with 2 restaurants and grassy hills around to while the rest of the day away.
5) Bomas of Kenya
A boma is the traditional home of myriad Kenyan tribes and this clever venue has reconstructed them perfectly. A diverse range of people visit the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi, many to witness the native dancers and music that attracts thousands of people a year. A must see for those who love to experience different cultures as they used to be.