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The Kibera Empowerment Walking Tour
See Kibera as only a local could and experience the real Kibera through the lense of hope. We’ll meet the dreamers creating a difference in Kibera through their mission-driven, small businesses. There are 5 stops on our journey... 1. Moses's House - I'll start by inviting you into my house, to tell you my story, from growing up in Kibera through starting my own tour company with a mission. From there we’ll walk the railroad tracks of Kibera, meeting the people. 2. The Kibera Organization - We'll meet Edu who provides microloans for female-owned small businesses. They also provide motorbikes for Kibera residents to get to work. 3. Bio Gas Center - We’ll meet Edwin, the founder of a project which turns Kibera’s waste into energy for it’s inhabitants. 4. Women’s Craft Center - We’ll meet Rosemary who set up a workshop for women living with HIV. Collectively they remove the stigma of HIV by employing women with HIV to create crafts. 5. Master's Touch Bakery - At the finale of our tour, we’ll meet Nancy for coffee & fresh baked goods. Nancy will relate her story of starting a business as a single mother and the adversities women face starting a business in Kenya. +254 715184389 Other things to note Our meeting location will be the parking lot of Nakumatt Prestige, at the giant coca cola bottle. On the tour, please ask for permission before taking photos. Bring 1L water and comfortable shoes NB:Guests can buy;sew something at Power women center or make a small piece of jewelry to take with them
NAI NAMI: Our Streets - Our Stories
We offer an inspirational "off-the-beaten-track" experience of Nairobi, guided by youth from slums who raised themselves on the streets of Nairobi City Centre. During a personal, one-on-one, 3-hours walking tour in Downtown, you will experience the city centre through the eyes of street children. Get the real insights into their way of life, get captivated by their life stories and ghetto-energy, learn from their street skills, ask all your questions, shop at local markets, bargain with your guides to pay a local price, eat street food, have tea with mechanics, see street art among and last but not least become friends with them. Social Impact: By booking a Nai Nami Tour you give disadvantaged youth from slums an opportunity to earn a regular income and inspire them as a role model. Other things to note Carry your passport copy and wear good shoes (no sandals or high heels), it's a walking tour!
See Kibera with a Nonprofit Founder
I'll take you on a walk through Kibera, and you'll get an up-close look at the city's largest and most thriving informal settlement. We'll visit social impact activities that supports and trains young entrepreneurs within Kibera. As we walk through Kibera, you'll meet locals and see the growing arts and music scene, while discovering daily life. I'll talk about Kibera's history, political and social struggles, and its role in greater Nairobi as we walk. You'll get a chance to experience the warmth, strength, and resiliency of Kibera's residents. At the end of the experience, we'll stop in a local shop for snacks. Other things to note Please bring your camera, but leave other valuables at home. Closed-toed shoes are required. You will walk about 3-5 km. Unfortunately, this tour is not accessible for those with limited mobility.
Nairobi Cooking class tour local Market & Cook Kenyan Food
A three in one tour: a) matatu experience b) local market c) cooking local cuisines at home Its tailor made to suite every one with any dietary restrictions including vegans and vegetarian Come lets explore the rich flavors of Kenyan and Indian cuisines in this interactive cooking class in an authentic Kenyan home in westlands. Enjoy your meal privately with family, friends and travelers from all over the world in a peaceful, tranquil environment of westlands and experience Kenyan hospitality like never before. Be prepared to get your hands dirty as I show you step by step and Learn the secrets and techniques of cooking with spices firsthand... 1) start off at the mall westlands outside naivas supermarket 2) proceed to the local market to buy the fresh produce and you will be able to enjoy a ride on a matatu(public transport) 3) interact with the local vendors...Then we will head to my home, where you will enjoy a home-cooked Kenyan/Asian meal in an authentic Kenyan home let alone learning how to make it 4) Experience how the locals eat and entertain every day in the privacy of my home 5) listening to the music from all over the world and there is enough room for dancing as we cook, I will offer you fruits and water free of change. 6) Cooking is my passion,and with hundreds of tried-and-tested family recipes that are guaranteed to make you want to come back. Other things to note if you want to order home cooked authentic Kenyan dishes we will deliver a five course meal and fruits to the hotel or apartment254753397603 if you don't want the hustles and bustles of the market kindly let me
Roast & learn everything about coffee
Come and discover what it takes to make a cup of coffee as you journey through the scenic views the coffee farm has to offer. Your tour guide will explain everything about the growing and processing of coffee. He will show you the seedling beds, the fermentation tanks and drying beds. Thereafter he will take you through the process of roasting of the coffee beans. Here, you will get to roast your own batch of coffee and take it as your souvenir. Finally you will have a cup of coffee and snacks at the rooftop with a view of the farm. Other things to note Bring your own camera, comfortable walking shoes ( preferably sports shoes) , a hat and arrange for transportation to the venue.

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The Major Hangout In Nakuru
Hi Guys. Am Dyvon am your number 1 host in Nakuru, Kenya. This experience involves hanging out with different groups of people in a 5-star hotel by the name Sarova woodlands hotel in Nakuru City There shall be food and drinks of your own choice We shall share stories, life experiences, inspire each other and network with people of different spheres in life. This experience is special to me since it gives me an opportunity to learn and make new friends while having fun.
The Kibera Empowerment Walking Tour
See Kibera as only a local could and experience the real Kibera through the lense of hope. We’ll meet the dreamers creating a difference in Kibera through their mission-driven, small businesses. There are 5 stops on our journey... 1. Moses's House - I'll start by inviting you into my house, to tell you my story, from growing up in Kibera through starting my own tour company with a mission. From there we’ll walk the railroad tracks of Kibera, meeting the people. 2. The Kibera Organization - We'll meet Edu who provides microloans for female-owned small businesses. They also provide motorbikes for Kibera residents to get to work. 3. Bio Gas Center - We’ll meet Edwin, the founder of a project which turns Kibera’s waste into energy for it’s inhabitants. 4. Women’s Craft Center - We’ll meet Rosemary who set up a workshop for women living with HIV. Collectively they remove the stigma of HIV by employing women with HIV to create crafts. 5. Master's Touch Bakery - At the finale of our tour, we’ll meet Nancy for coffee & fresh baked goods. Nancy will relate her story of starting a business as a single mother and the adversities women face starting a business in Kenya. +254 715184389 Other things to note Our meeting location will be the parking lot of Nakumatt Prestige, at the giant coca cola bottle. On the tour, please ask for permission before taking photos. Bring 1L water and comfortable shoes NB:Guests can buy;sew something at Power women center or make a small piece of jewelry to take with them
Green garden storytelling and hike
Join me in one of the amazing experriences ,guests will arrive and I'll pick them up at an agreed point. We will trail a ten kilometre journey at the place where we will spend the rest of the experience at the Green gardens. Guests will enjoy a beautiful game of pata ,potea a traditional game inherited from the kipsigis community.i will share stories of the kipsigis community as inform and introduce the guests to some of the traditional dances and melody music. We will end our experience with an amazing taste of amazing cuisine from the kipsigis community of mursik and ugali. Guests will enjoy the experience.
Discover and soak into cool waterfall pools in Central Kenya
Scenic Waterfall swim tour. Hidden in the scenic valleys of Kiambu county are some beautiful waterfalls yet to be discovered by many as they are slightly off the normal tourist's path. The drive is 1 hour 20minutes from the main city, we will pick you up at your location within the city. Thereafter we will embark on an eye catching drive in the lush Kiambu county with scenic views of tea farms. There shall be short walks to access the waterfalls once we arrive but this is however NOT a hiking trip. It's an opportunity to connect with nature, swim and shower in the natural pools by the waterfalls and breath crisp fresh air. For this tour, we will visit 2 waterfalls with breaks in between. At the end of the waterfalls visit, we shall spend some time with a local Kikuyu family in the village where you will organically interact with them and hear folklore of the areas history, a local meal with them can be arranged on request. This experience is most ideal for couples, families and groups of friends
NAI NAMI: Our Streets - Our Stories
We offer an inspirational "off-the-beaten-track" experience of Nairobi, guided by youth from slums who raised themselves on the streets of Nairobi City Centre. During a personal, one-on-one, 3-hours walking tour in Downtown, you will experience the city centre through the eyes of street children. Get the real insights into their way of life, get captivated by their life stories and ghetto-energy, learn from their street skills, ask all your questions, shop at local markets, bargain with your guides to pay a local price, eat street food, have tea with mechanics, see street art among and last but not least become friends with them. Social Impact: By booking a Nai Nami Tour you give disadvantaged youth from slums an opportunity to earn a regular income and inspire them as a role model. Other things to note Carry your passport copy and wear good shoes (no sandals or high heels), it's a walking tour!
Euphoria Nightlife
I will meet clients at their accommodation and introduce myself together with the experience. After that we shall go to quivas club on thika Road next to TRM mall for and experience which involves planning and coordinating a VIP experience for guests at quivas night club. This includes reserved seating, bottle service, and skip-the-line entry. Guests will get any additional requests or needs they may have like hot water, lemon,discounted beers,making music requests to the Dj and dancing. The overall goal of the experience is to provide guests with a fun and memorable night out at the club without the hassle of having to plan and organize everything themselves. After three hours of fun guests will proceed to their place of accommodation
See Kibera with a Nonprofit Founder
I'll take you on a walk through Kibera, and you'll get an up-close look at the city's largest and most thriving informal settlement. We'll visit social impact activities that supports and trains young entrepreneurs within Kibera. As we walk through Kibera, you'll meet locals and see the growing arts and music scene, while discovering daily life. I'll talk about Kibera's history, political and social struggles, and its role in greater Nairobi as we walk. You'll get a chance to experience the warmth, strength, and resiliency of Kibera's residents. At the end of the experience, we'll stop in a local shop for snacks. Other things to note Please bring your camera, but leave other valuables at home. Closed-toed shoes are required. You will walk about 3-5 km. Unfortunately, this tour is not accessible for those with limited mobility.
Hike hard to get a great view of the mountain forest
We'll start the experience midday due to the cold state of the mountain in the morning. We will start at noon and start our hike at the mountain lodge and climb upwards towards the forest walking trail where there will be bird watching tree skylines and we'll learn the different species of tress in the mount kenya forest well then proceed to the river thinguthu where we'll view the wonderful waterfall and enjoy a serene view of the forest and then at 2pm we shall meet the native forest village where they will share their experience and show us their different cultures and cooking challenges and show us some of their great dances which will be fun and all involving to all the guest.Then we'll end the nature experience. My experience is special because I'm a native of the area and I've lived there all my life so I've got the knowledge of every thing in the forest and my guest will always have the best time always leaving me with a five star rating
Explore Nairobi National Park
Leaving MAIN GATE before Dawn, we'll gamedrive through the Park down to the Athi Dam for a picnic breakfast/brunch. I will show you lions or the Park's iconic Browse rhinos.... From our picnic spot we shall drive back to East Gate across the High Plains, seeing all the creatures that you would expect to find in a rich African savannah. Nairobi National Park's small size is more than made up for by it's incredible Biodiversity: we have more bird species than the entire British Isles! . Welcome to the unique & wonderful NNP: the World's Wildlife Capital ! Other things to note Please bring sunscreen, a hat, binoculars, a camera, and something warm in case it gets chilly. Remember to bring a method of payment (mpesa or credit card)t, as park admission is not included.
Discover incredible art in the streets of Machakos
Our experience will begin at the downtown section of Machakos Town where we will get to explore the vibrant street art, murals and graffiti splashed onto the walls and buildings. Guests will experience the creative energy and admire the works of art created by local artists. The stroll will also feature an outdoor street gallery where the guests will be able to view eye- catching sculptures, incredible pottery designs, traditional decorations and beadwork all hand-made by local artists. Next, we will take the guests to a street art workshop where they will be able to learn about various techniques and tools used to create street art from a professional street artist. Guests will even be allowed to try and create their own artwork on canvas which they can take home as souvenirs. An outdoor art festival where guests will be able to participate and interact one on one with locals and gain more insight to the local art culture and choose souvenirs of their choice to remember their street art experience in Machakos will mark the end of our experience.
Nature walk at the karura forest
Welcome to the karura forest experience.our hike will begin at 10 am where we will take a walk through beautiful nature trails and lush landscape of the forest. as we take our nature walk,we will have a one of a kind view of various wildlife such as different breeds of birds and girrafes until we reach point A. At point A we will engage in bike riding until we reach the waterfalls.Here,we will have a picnic setup ,play team building games ,learn the history of the forest from a local historian and take pictures. At the end of the hike,we will visit a local market where our guest will enjoy traditional kenyan dishes and also get to buy souvenirs.
Experience an aura of the wild around Mt Longonot- hike
I am going to take my guests through a hiking expedition to Mt. Longonot - a 2860m epic mountain with a circular crater at the cliff- located 60k from Nairobi. Guest will have a amazing view of the greater Rift Valley floor and experience the magnificent view and breeze of a mountain that erupted last in mid 1800. Also they will get to see lava canyons and steep slopes. The journey commenced at the floor at a site called Oloonongot Campsite After approximately 2 hours we will reach the summit 750 m above sea level. It will take another hour to go round the crater upon which guest will enjoy breathtaking views Finally we descend back to the starting point, in approximately 2 hour trek
Lake Nakuru Excursion- A beautiful wildlife haven
On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. You can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking,picnic and game drives. We'll begin our adventure with a pickup from your place of stay at 5:30am, Our morning game drive takes us through small bustling farms and the expansive great rift valley. Our first rest stop will be at the rift valley view point for a scenic view of the floor and volcanic features formed within the great rift. We'll then proceed and arrive at Nakuru town for and head to the park for a midmorning game drive. The drive is awesome as the park is scenic and we'll be able to spot lot's of amazing wildlife on their day to day wild mood. The park is a beautiful scenery and also home to 4 of the big 5 After an exciting excursion at Lake Nakuru, we'll head back to Nairobi with arriving at around 6pm
Nairobi Cooking class tour local Market & Cook Kenyan Food
A three in one tour: a) matatu experience b) local market c) cooking local cuisines at home Its tailor made to suite every one with any dietary restrictions including vegans and vegetarian Come lets explore the rich flavors of Kenyan and Indian cuisines in this interactive cooking class in an authentic Kenyan home in westlands. Enjoy your meal privately with family, friends and travelers from all over the world in a peaceful, tranquil environment of westlands and experience Kenyan hospitality like never before. Be prepared to get your hands dirty as I show you step by step and Learn the secrets and techniques of cooking with spices firsthand... 1) start off at the mall westlands outside naivas supermarket 2) proceed to the local market to buy the fresh produce and you will be able to enjoy a ride on a matatu(public transport) 3) interact with the local vendors...Then we will head to my home, where you will enjoy a home-cooked Kenyan/Asian meal in an authentic Kenyan home let alone learning how to make it 4) Experience how the locals eat and entertain every day in the privacy of my home 5) listening to the music from all over the world and there is enough room for dancing as we cook, I will offer you fruits and water free of change. 6) Cooking is my passion,and with hundreds of tried-and-tested family recipes that are guaranteed to make you want to come back. Other things to note if you want to order home cooked authentic Kenyan dishes we will deliver a five course meal and fruits to the hotel or apartment254753397603 if you don't want the hustles and bustles of the market kindly let me
Tour Nairobi's iconic public libraries
We will begin the tour in the eastern part of the city at the Eastlands Library in Makadara, which was opened in the late 1970s. Here, we will explore current collections and use, with an emphasis on our plans for arts-based programming and events in 2022 After that, we will visit the newly restored Kaloleni Library. Kaloleni was built by Italian prisoners of war in the 1940s. Here, we will walk around the neighbourhood, explore Kenyan history-making in the adjacent Kaloleni Social Hall where Kenya's first parliamentary election results were announced in 1963. Finally, we will make our way back to the McMillan Memorial Library located on Banda street, in the heart of the city centre. Here we will explore historical collections dating back to the early 1900s and share some of the restorative work we're doing on the collection itself. Other things to note **Experience is only open to a group size of 2 people and above. Book Bunk will provide transport by Uber. We will meet the guests at the Eastlands Library in Makadara (located in the same compound as the Makadara Huduma Centre) and finish the tour on Banda Street after visiting the Kaloleni Library.
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