Nairobi

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Capital city:Nairobi
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Top Descriptions

Nairobi is one of the most notoriously dangerous cities in East , and the majority of tourists travelling through treat it with a certain level of respect by staying in its quieter suburbs. You’ll have to come here, there’s little doubt of that – the city is bang in the middle of the country and it’s the best place to arrange safaris or stock up before heading out into the Kenyan wilderness, but how long you stay is down to how carefully you plan. Then again, you might end up liking ‘s capital city, and if you do would love to hear why. – Daniel
 
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Top Tips

Consider staying at in its gated compound. It’s a little far out of the centre of the city, but if you’re not a big fan of large, poor and semi-dangerous African capitals, then that might not be a bad thing.
If you’re thinking of starting a safari from here, then are a reliable (and affordable) tour operator based in downtown Nairobi.
 
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The Location

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Name in local script:Enkare Nairobi
Also known as:Cool Water
 
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Location type:city, urban
 
Religion type:Christianity, Islam

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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Kenyan Shilling (KES)
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When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:2 nights
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How can we get in contact?

Language(s):English, Swahili
Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:254

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Geographical feature:Nairobi National Park

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Travel time to next location:6 hours, 30 minutes
 
Altitude:1,661m
Population:6547547
Size:696km2

Local Availability

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Beer (multinational)500ml
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Beer (national)500ml
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Batteries4-pack
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Chilli powder100g
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Cigarettes (multinational)20-pack
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Turmeric100g
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