From the times immemorial, Africa has been fascinating travelers or explorers from across the globe. The enormous continent is a rare amalgamation of different cultures, unique flora, rich wildlife, vivid landscapes (sunny beaches, snow-capped mountains, tropical rainforests, long rivers, vast deserts). To put in other words, the place has its own charm. If you too want to set on a tropical odyssey, Nairobi in Kenya can be a great travel destination for you. You can too enjoy this different yet exhilarating African holiday by booking your cheap flight tickets to Nairobi.
Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya which is located in the eastern Africa. The city is situated on the Coast of Nairobi River. The word Nairobi has been derived from the expression, “Enkare Nyirobi” which means “cool waters” in Massai language. There are a number of places to visit for tourists in Nairobi. Some of the most popular tourist spots there are;
1. The Nairobi National Museum: The Nairobi National Museum is one of the major highlights of the place. It showcases Kenya’s rich heritage with four distinct themes representing Kenya’s culture, nature, history and contemporary arts. It contains extensive ornithological collection of thousands of years old species of birds. If you are travelling to these museums along with your kids; it can be truly a great learning experience for your young ones.
2. Massai Markets: One can also get a feel of life in Nairobi in popular Massai markets. You can visit these traditional and cheaper markets can bargain on the coast but you pay visit there along with an experienced guide.
3. Ngong Hills: You can feel the adrenaline rush in Nairobi too with a hike to nearby Ngong Hills. These are beautiful peaks located southwest to the city. It takes about one hour to reach here from Nairobi. You can hike on the walking trail along the tops of the Ngong Hills. The gorgeous view will blow your sense. Although the peaks are steep but totally worth hiking. One can see downtown Nairobi on one side and Great Rift Valley on the other.
4. The Nairobi National Park: If you are interested in animals, visiting The Nairobi National Park is absolutely must do activity. One can enjoy the sight of Giraffe, Rhino, Lions, water buffalos, zebra, Guinea fowl, water vultures etc. Travellers can take the services of professional guides and enjoy this unique African Safari.
In nut shell, if a tropical holiday to see some extraordinary places, people, cultures and tourist attractions is on your mind, best book in advance for cheap flight tickets to Nairobi.