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Highlights

  • Explore the heart of a typical Nairobi Market
  • Enjoy a delicious local lunch in a traditional cafe
  • Delight in chatting with local vendors
  • Learn about the Culture as you talk to other locals

Pick up

You will be picked up at your hotel


What to Expect

Gikomba market is the ultimate place for second hand clothes. It is popular for the aggressive hawking. Think of it as the wall street of hawking for low and middle class, and the craze surrounding a need for quality for less. Everything is on sale, and the hawkers will almost...


Tour breakdown

Pick up, 1100hrs

I will pick you up from your location of choice, including hotel or airport, provided it is in Nairobi.

I will pick you up from your location of choice, including hotel or airport, provided it is in Nairobi.

Walk from CBD to the market.

After picking you up, we will alight at Nairobi CBD, and walk to the market. The distance is 1.5km.

After picking you up, we will alight at Nairobi CBD, and walk to the market. The distance is 1.5km.

Tour the market

This is the main activity. You will experience how Kenyans buy second hand clothes, and learn the art of hawking. If you are not bothered by people, you will interact with lots of them here.

This is the main activity. You will experience how Kenyans buy second hand clothes, and learn the art of hawking. If you are not bothered by people, you will interact with lots of them here.

Back to the CBD.

After the market tour, we will head back to the CBD. If you will be okay to walk back the 1.5km, we will walk. If you be tired, we can drive back to the CBD.

After the market tour, we will head back to the CBD. If you will be okay to walk back the 1.5km, we will walk. If you be tired, we can drive back to the CBD.

Lunch

When back to the CBD, we will grab lunch. Try a local meal...not to worry, there will be a list for you to choose from

When back to the CBD, we will grab lunch. Try a local meal...not to worry, there will be a list for you to choose from

Drop off

After the lunch, I will drop you off to a place of your choice, whether hotel or airport, provided it is in Nairobi.

After the lunch, I will drop you off to a place of your choice, whether hotel or airport, provided it is in Nairobi.


What is included

  • Pick up/ Drop off
  • Your own Localist
  • Walking tour
  • Delicious Local meal (lunch)

What to bring

  • walking shoes
  • A great attitude

About your Localist

Michael

My name is Mike and i was born and brought up in Nairobi. I have always had a passion of travelling and showing guests around my beautiful city and sharing my culture too. I look forward to hosting you and showing you some of the hidden gems of the city


Language

  • English


$ 34 p.p. if 6
 
 
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