Kenya's capital is the largest city in East Africa with a population of just over 3 million and stands at an altitude of 5,500 feet.

​A city of contrasts, Nairobi has people living side by side in shanty towns, middle class districts and expensive mansion suburbs, all within easy access of one of the city’s stand-out attractions, the remarkable Nairobi National Park, the only game reserve of this nature to border a capital city, or any major city.  The park contains many animals including lions, giraffes, black rhinos and over 400 species of birds.

As well as the National Park, Nairobi offers a number of things to do such as visiting the Karen Blixen Museum, the Daphne Sheldrick elephant orphanage & the Nairobi Railway Museum.  It also has a range of accommodation options for those who want to explore the bustling capital of Kenya before venturing on safari or heading home.

Places to stay in Nairobi