1 day Nairobi City Tour-Explore The Safari Capital Of The World

1 Day Nairobi Tour: How To spend a full day in Nairobi? Nairobi also known as the “The Safari Capital Of The World” offers shopping tours, art museum tours, cultural attraction tours, and game viewing.

Nairobi encompasses many  attractions for every travelers’ interest including: art, food, wildlife, nature, history, local culture, or shopping. Yet the frequently visited attractions include: Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Giraffe Centre, Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi National Park, Utamaduni Shops, Karen Blixen Museum, Bomas of Kenya, August 7th Memorial Park, African Heritage House, Nairobi Gallery, and Nairobi Railway Museum, not forgetting the downtown city tour to visit places like the local markets, the KICC rooftop, and city parks and gardens.

Have you visited Nairobi? What attractions would you love to visit? Aloyo Safaris offers several options of how to spend 1 day in Nairobi  which includes:

How Would You Want To Experience Your 1 Day Nairobi City Tour

  1. Nairobi Central Museums & Galleries’ Tour ltinerary:

    This comprises of the Nairobi Gallery, Nairobi Railway Museum, Kenya National Museums,  and the local Masai Market. This option can also blend with Karen Blixen Museum, African Heritage House and the Uhuru Gardens.

  2. History & Cultural tour Itinerary Package.

This Nairobi city tour takes 6 hours to explore  places like: Nairobi National Museum, KICC rooftop, and visiting the Bomas of Kenya for  an inspirational dance experience.

Otherwise, you can also opt for a private walking tour to explore central Nairobi, making stops at the Nairobi National Museum, Railway Museum, KICC rooftop, and City Market with lunch at the Carnivore. This tour lets you enjoy Cats Performance, plus a traditional dinner Buffet experience focused on Nyama Chioma, as well as a 6 minutes dance and acrobatics performance.

  1. Wildlife & Animals 1 Day Nairobi Tour Package Itinerary

Are you an animal enthusiast, then  consider visiting Nairobi National Park, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Giraffe Center, and Mamba Village, all of which are best and popular options to most adventure travelers. Trekking through the local forests offer sights of some bird and local wildlife species.

In this 1 day  Nairobi Wildlife safari package, starts instantly, very early in the morning with a visit to Nairobi National Park for a game drive, followed by  Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage at 11:00 feeding time. Enroute, you will have lunch, then after proceed to the Giraffe center. Incase, time allows, you can also visit the Bomas of Kenya.

  1. 1 day Nairobi Family Tour Itinerary Package

Nairobi has  more ,family friendly sites with activities that are best enjoyed by children, although, it may depend on their interests and age restrictions. The poplar activities include: Visiting Nairobi National Park, Nairobi Safari Park, Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, The giraffe Center, Mamba Village,

The most popular family activities are the more animal-focused attractions like Nairobi National Park, Nairobi Safari Walk (and the Safari Walk Children’s Museum), Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Giraffe Center, and Mamba Village. There are also a few parks & gardens with childrens’ play ground and boat rentals, such as the Central Park and Uhuru Park (yet they close to each other). The Nairobi Arboretum is also an  alternative , although parents are advised to keep a keen eye on children all the time.

The Nairobi National Museum are also children friendly, since many school going children are brought hear during their school day tours. There is also the Snake Park, Botanical gardens (best for picnics), while the Nairobi Railway Museum can also be a good option for older children.

Besides, The KICC rooftop view,  the Bomas Cultural Performance or city walking tour can also be enjoyed by children.

Note that, you should always be cautious about age restrictions & safety regulations.

  1. Nairobi Local Life & Cultural Itinerary Package

The  Nairobi local life & cultural itinerary comprises of either: downtown walking tour or Visiting the Kibera (Africa’s Largest slum), after then proceed to the Bomas of Kenya for a local cultural experience. Other places of interest also include: the Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi Gallery, local markets, and local public parks and gardens.

  1. Nairobi Markets & Shopping Tour Package

Nairobi capital city center has a variety of  shopping options, which range from: outdoor markets to high-end boutiques such as: Shopping malls, local markets, Masai Markets, souvenir and craft shops. Therefore, the shopping tour will definitely depend on the type of shopping you want to do, your budget, and what you want to purchase, which may include a lot of bargaining for goods without without price tags, except  for Utamaduni shops & Kazuri beads Karen region


  1. Nairobi Nature Tour

While for Nature junkies, consider visiting Nairobi National Park, Karura Forest,  local parks and gardens within the city, with options of either going on a full day hiking or cycling the Karura Forest. The Oloolua Nature Trail, is also a better place for hiking, not forgetting the Aboretum, Botanical Garden and the National Museum nature trail.

Since  Nairobi has a lot of attractions, one can opt for either 1 day or 2 days . We also urge you to hire a driver guide.

Contact Aloyo Safari, and a friendly and an experienced staff will be more than happy to guide and plan your special 1 day Nairobi-safari Tour Package adventure.