Guided tour

Nairobi Storytelling Tour with Former Street Kids

Nairobi Storytelling Tour with Former Street Kids

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From US$ 37 per person

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Experience the real Nairobi as never before with this unique guided tour! Meet your guides and the city's best storytellers, who were brought up in the heart of Nairobi as former street children, as together you explore the city's Downtown region.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Get real insights into the life of local youth and former street children
  • Experience Downtown and the local side of the city center
  • Enjoy a more intimate experience with a personal guide
  • Create social impact by giving disadvantaged youths a job opportunity
Full description
Discover a different side to Nairobi with this extraordinary guided tour. After meeting your guides, who are former street children brought up in the heart of the city, you will embark on a 3-hour guided walking tour as together you explore the Downtown region in the city's center.  As you walk, get real insights into the lives of local youth and street children, as your guides take you through their experience in their former 'home'. Share their captivating life stories connected to the places you visit. Hear how they ended up in the streets and learn how they survived as they teach you some of their street skills.  As you journey through Nairobi, your guides will not only explain how they transformed their lives, but also how they continue to try and improve the situations of their families and friends. Get inspired by their ghetto energy with this more intimate and personal tour. 
Includes
  • Personal guide (maximum of 2 guests per guide)
  • Local lunch
  • Soft drinks
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Alcoholic beverages
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Date

Meeting point

In front of Bata Shoes shop at Hilton Hotel in City Hall-Way, Nairobi

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What to bring

  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Professional cameras
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 53 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4.9/5

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Definitely our highlight in Nairobi, please book this tour, it’s amazing, the stories the amazing local food we got to try, we visited pets of town we would never go, and the boys are lovely bevel a dull moment we even got to visit and experience a local bus for some minutes to was so much fun. Thank you for everything you do ❣️

July 25, 2022

An enriching and fun trip, we met a 4 guides who are very nice, very knowledgeable about city history explained us in detail about everything and also enriched us with a cool experience of local life! Special thanks to Nai Nami who was funny and friendly, we couldn’t ask for any guide like him, it certainly helped our trip to be one of the most amazing experiences I ever knew. The trip schedule was very well arranged, Highly recommend such a trip with local youngsters who are able to ensure your safety will visit places that no formal tour guide can and especially with an unparalleled guide!

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June 10, 2022

Probably the most powerful and touching part of the whole African trip. The things which guys went through are sad and shocking. You can visit the places where you won't defeinitely go alone. I felt completely safe with the guys as they know the place well and the place knows them well too. Some of these 8 guys joined us during the tour at different points. I regretted that you generally don't have much time to talk to all of them and hear all the stories. It's all about walking, watching, listening and talking, 3-4 hours just flew by really quickly. I loved the sort of happy end story with this start-up and I want to follow them afterwards, the initiatives that they want to bring to the slums of their origin are very touching. My honest respect, it was very interesting and life-changing experience

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January 30, 2022

Product ID: 172272