Nairobi-What are the places you can go to?
Nairobi is the capital and known to be the largest city of Kenya. There population is more than three million. Nairobi is also known as then fastest growing city in Kenya.
The word Nairobi was taken from a water hole the Enkare Nyirobi, which means “cool water.” Before, Nairobi was a swamp area and it was discovered in the year 1899 and it was first used as a railway camp by the Uganda Railway. This became the capital of Kenya and was called Mombasa and then in the year 1905 it also became the capital of the British East Africa Protectorate. However, they had to rebuild the city in the 1900s since plagues have spread in the city. Because it has a railroad system the city quickly grew and become the largest city.
The administration and tourism are the other reasons why the Nairobi became the largest city. They have huge hotels for british hunters because one of the colonizers of Kenya was the British. Most citizens in other countries will need to get a visa. There are so many things to see and do when you go to Nairobi. You will find cliffs, forests and plains in the city of Nairobi. There are a lot of safari, restuarants, culture, entertainment, shopping and ecotourism tours in the city.
Below are the places you can go to in the city of Nairobi:
1. The Nairobi National Park
This park can be found outside of the city of Nairobi. You will find bufallo, zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, rhino, more than 400 species of birds, lion, hippo and cheetah. The park has the Nairobi animal orpahnage and the Nairobi Safari walk. The Nairobi Safari walk is actually an educational center where people will learn about conservation of wildlife conservation and understand its importance.
2. The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
This is also near the park. There are a number of orphaned elephant calves and rhinos all over Kenya because of poaching and they bring these animals in this orphanage. There show is only once a day. You can interact with baby elephants.
3. The Giraffe Centre
This is also located outside of the city of Nairobi. The Giraffe Centre actually breeds endangered Rothschild Giraffe. They also educational programs for children. You also have the chance to feed the giraffes in this center.
There are a lot of where you can avail tour packages. The Safarilinks Africa is an example of travel company. The company offers quality and exclusive travel packages. This company offers packages where you can explore the entire Nairobi.