Flight tickets from Sishen to Nairobi

Nairobi, the capital and largest city of Kenya, is known for its vibrant culture and exciting atmosphere. From its bustling markets and lively nightlife, to its world-renowned safaris, Nairobi is a city full of exciting activities and sights. Explore the heart of East Africa through its unique cuisine and unique entertainment. Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Nairobi and bask in its creative energy.

Getting to Know Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital and largest city in Kenya. The population of Nairobi was estimated to be approximately 4,397,073 in 2019, making it the second largest city in East Africa after Cairo. Nairobi falls into the East African Time Zone, GMT+3. Although English and Swahili are the official languages of Kenya, the city of Nairobi is home to ganeraly of different languages. These include Kikuyu, Luhya and Luo, among others. The official currency in Nairobi is the Kenyan Shilling (KSh), which is also used in most other East African countries.

Climate and Weather

Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, has a tropical savannah climate with a moderate, seasonal climate throughout the year. Nairobi's climate is characterized by warm daytime temperatures and cooler nights. During the day, temperatures can reach the mid-20s Celsius (low-70s Fahrenheit), with night temperatures dropping about 6 or 7 degrees Celsius. The average annual rainfall in Nairobi is about 590 millimeters (23 inches) and is spread throughout the year, with the wettest months being March, April, and May. There are also two rainy seasons, a long one from March to May, and a shorter one from October to December. The city enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year, with an average of eight hours per day. Generally, the climate in Nairobi is pleasant and enjoyable and the city sees over 2 million foreign tourists each year.

Touring Nairobi: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Nairobi: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) and Wilson Airport (WIL). To get from the main airport (JKIA) to downtown Nairobi, you can take a taxi for about KES 1000. You can also take the Nairobi Shuttle Bus for about KES 300. Yes, there are foreign exchange bureaus at Nairobi Airport where you can change foreign currency.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Nairobi

  1. Nairobi is the largest city in Kenya and is a cultural hub. It is home to the National Museum, which features a variety of traditional African artifacts
  2. The city is also widely known for its colourful music scene, particularly its unique mix of traditional music with modern African and international genres
  3. Due to its location in close proximity to the Masai Mara National Reserve, Nairobi is also a great destination for safari activities, as well as fun wildlife viewing in its own city parks

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