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Kibera Slums Guided Tour

Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi
Duration: 6 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Half Day Tour

Package Itinerary

Tour Duration 6 hrs
Overview
Get a glimpse of life in Africa’s largest urban slum on a private walking tour to Kibera, a deeply impoverished area that’s home to thousands of people. Visit the area with a guide who was born and raised in Kibera, tour an orphanage and school, then see how local craftspeople repurpose bones in a bead factory.
This tour includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Nairobi. Private walking tour of Kibera slum with a local guide Get a glimpse into daily life in a Kibera home Tour an orphanage school and bead factory Guide walks you from your hotel in Nairobi
Tour description
A day well spent exploring the unseen side of Nairobi through Kibera Slum which is unseen by most tourists. Kibera is Africa's largest slum and the friendliest slum in the world. Visit Toi market, an Orphanage/ School, a Bead Factory, a typical Kibera-House and The Biogas Center.
The tour starts by picking you from your hotel in Nairobi at 8:30amYou will be driven through the Ngong road past Uchumi Supermarket, turn left just next to the Supermarket to Kibera DO headquarters through to Bombolulu stage where you start to descend walking into the three (3) kilometre Main Kibera slum road.
Visit the Soweto Village homesteads, and then continue to the Curio (handcrafts) Workshop where you will witness how those living in the Kibera slums are innovative in making ornaments out of animal bones. Continue with visits of the Nursery schools and pass by to see the water vendor and the Shower shop as you meet other slum dwellers mingling with you as they carry on with their daily chores. Turn right past the roadside fish mongers into the Biogas plant, the only one of its kind in Africa which will use human waste as its raw material in the production of Biogas which will be used as cooking gas as well as lighting about 200 households once it is accomplished and commissioned. Proceed to one of the community-based School run with the donations from well-wishers which is a real highlight of Kibera schools. You will then be escorted back to your car and dropped back at your Nairobi Hotel.
What's Included
Pick-up and drop off to your hotel within Nairobi CBD
Drinking water
Tour Guide born and brought up in Kibera
Minimum 2 people on this tour
Not Included
Tips (optional)
Food and drinks
Pickup and drop off to the airport at an extra 30 USD per person
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