Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Places To Visit in Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya, one of the East African countries. It is a cosmopolitan place and the main languages spoken are English and Swahili. As the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi is one of the destinations you must go to. Some of the interesting places to visit include:

1.       Nairobi National Park
The park is located a short distance from the central business district. It covers 117 square kilometres and contains about 100 species of animals including leopards, lions, cheetahs, zebras, wildebeests, hyenas, giraffes and black rhinos among others. There are also more than 400 bird species both migratory and endemic.

The park can be visited at any time during the year. When visiting, you may need some binoculars, a camera, guidebook, sunscreen, hat and sunglasses especially during the hot season which include January to March and September to October. There are picnic sites available so you can carry some food to eat.  There is a restaurant just in case you do not carry any food.

Various activities are available to visitors. Some of them include bird watching, camping and walking trails.

2.       Garden City
This is one of the largest malls in East Africa. It is 15 minutes away from the central business district. The mall is one of the most beautiful in the country with spacious shops, escalators and airy corridors.

The mall has various bars, restaurants and cafes. Both local and international shops are also available and luxury brands that cannot be found anywhere else in the country are found in the mall.

If you need to shop, have lunch or dinner, then Garden City is one of the best places to go to.

3.       Paradise Lost
The resort is located 14km away from the central business district. The resort, spanning 54 acres, is suitable for both adults and children as there are many fun activities to take part in and interesting places to visit.

The resort has over 500 species of birds. Visitors can enjoy watching the birds and also the natural and refreshing environment in the resort. Caves as old as more than 2 million years are also present and you can get a tour. The amazing natural waterfall is something you cannot miss. It can be experienced in close range.

Fun activities to take part in include camping, picnic, camel riding, boat riding, fishing, nature trails and bicycle rides.

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