Kibera Slum Guided Tour from Nairobi - in Nairobi - LikeALocal Guide

Kibera Slum Guided Tour from Nairobi

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40 USD

Gain a deeper understanding of Kenyan life and culture on a visit to the Kibera slum, one of the largest slums in Africa and a sight unseen by most visitors. Visit workshops, vendors, and schools in Kibera to learn how the slum's 250,000 residents live.

Duration: 6 hours
    Available in
  • English

Highlights

  • Visit the Kibera Slum with a guide to learn how the area's 250,000 residents live on a day to day basis
  • See a school, workshops, and vendors in Kibera
  • Learn about Kibera's innovations and opportunities as well as its challenges
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Kenyan life and culture outside of the typical tourist realm
  • Guided tour provides insightful commentary for an informative tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

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Description

The tour starts by picking you from your hotel in Nairobi at 8:30am You will be driven through the Ngong road past Uchumi Supermarket, turn left just next to the Nakumatt Supermarket to Kibera DO headquarters through to Bombolulu stage where you start to descend walking into the three (3) kilometer Main Kibera slum road. Visit the Soweto Village homesteads, and then continue to the Curio (handcrafts) Workshop where you will witness how those living in the Kibera slums are innovative in making ornaments out of animal bones. Continue with visits of the Nursery schools and pass by to see the water vendor and the shower shop as you meet other slum dwellers mingling with you as they carry on with their daily chores. Turn right past the roadside fish mongers into the Biogas plant, the only one of its kind in Africa which will use human waste as its raw material in the production of Biogas which will be used as cooking gas as well as lighting about 200 households once it is accomplished and commissioned. Proceed to one of the community based School run with the donations from well wishers which is a real highlight of Kibera schools. You will then be escorted back to your hotel/ home.

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What’s included & not included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Lunch

Meeting point

Around Nairobi County

This operator has 12 reviews for other tours

4.7/5

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The day was such fun and my guide was great
The tour was great and Steven, my guide, was friendly, knowledgeable and took great care of me.

The whole day was fabulous, but especially the giraffe's and the elephants. I would recommend it to anyone.

I was a single traveller and felt well looked after all day.
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Impecccable performance
Must visit when in Nairobi! Easiest and most interesting way to understand the culture and history of Kenya. The dance performances will blow your mind by sheer perfection.
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One in a lifetime experience at Hells Gate
Our trip to Hell's Gate National Park and the surrounding Naivasha area was absolutely perfect. The day started promptly on time and the trip started with a stop at the Great Rift Valley. Riding bicycles through Hell's Gate National Park was amazing -- we saw giraffes, boars, impalas, zebras, and many other animals. Our day was only made better by Kelvin, our fantastic guide. He answered each and every question I had, drove from and to Nairobi with impeccable skill, and made the day all the more enjoyable. If you have a spare few days in Nairobi, plan a trip to Hell's Gate, and plan it with Kelvin and Co.
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40 USD
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
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Tour operated by: GRACEPATT ECOTOURS KENYA