The Kenyatta International Conference Center in the heart of the city is Kenya's largest convention center. Make sure to visit the Kenya National Archive for renown collection of antiques and do a leisurely walk through the Railway Museum for display of old steam engines and memorabilia. Visit the Maasai Market and take home beautiful hand crafted souvenirs for the whole family.
Nairobi boasts of being the only capital city in the world with a national park. Indeed a trip to the Nairobi National Park is an absolute must do. Starting at the Nairobi Safari Walk and Animal Orphanage, it is a great outing to see a variety of wildlife. The Giraffe Manor and Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage is a must too. Watch the feeding of the orphaned baby elephants and adopt one.
The scenic drive on the new Southern Bypass Drive way attached to the Nairobi National park takes you to one of Nairobi's latest and biggest shopping Mall.The Hub shopping mall houses fast food restaurants, clothing lines, bookstores and other international stores such Carrefour. The New NextGen Mall along Mombasa Road also offers a variety of food courts, bars and lounges.
Artifacts from the famous Maasai Market are an absolute "don't go home without". The Nairobi City Market offers a variety of wood carvings, soap stone carvings, sisal baskets and African-designed jewelries. Tempt your taste buds at the Carnivore Restaurant renowned for the biggest local barbecue cuisine known as Nyama Choma. Wash it down with the famous vodka-based cocktail Dawa.
Kenya has fair climate all year round. The days are warm and sunglasses are recommended for daytime. Evenings can be chilly especially in June, July and August. Temperatures drop up to 10 degrees C. 70% of Kenyans are Christians, 20% Muslims and 10% subscribe to other religions. Kenya has 42 officially recognized tribes.