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Kibera Tours

Starts at Adamsarcade, Java house, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 723 669218
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What a amazing experience

The 3 tour guides were actually from Kibera and lived there which gave an authentic experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
needra18
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Perth, Australia
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Add to your itinerary in Nairobi!

If you are visiting or passing through Nairobi on a safari trip, we highly recommend adding Kibera... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Patricia B
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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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Starts at Adamsarcade, Java house, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi Central Business District
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+254 723 669218
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 3 tour guides were actually from Kibera and lived there which gave an authentic experience. Absolutely loved it and really puts perspective as to how people can live, survive and be really happy in simplicity. Gave me a whole different lifestyle perspective and made...More

1  Thank needra18
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

If you are visiting or passing through Nairobi on a safari trip, we highly recommend adding Kibera Tours to your bucket list! It is an amazing insiders view of the largest slum in East Africa, 1.3 million people. The tour company was established to help...More

3  Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Our tour started by meeting out two tour guides, Philip and Brian, at a coffee shop near Kibera. They introduced themselves and ran through the itinerary of the tour over a coffee. Being residents of Kibera, it was nice to see just how popular our...More

Thank Marcus M
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We pre arranged our walking tour for four of us, and were met by Freddy and our tour leader Leonard as promised. Leonard engaged the services of two other local Kibera residents who were on some sort of a community service sentence having gotten into...More

2  Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Charles and Philip did a great job with our small group of two; They know everybody in Kibera and everybody knows them which comes very handy; Who would have thought there is so much to visit: Toi Market; Bones workshop; women empowering Center and the...More

1  Thank Olivier V
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Both spectrums of emotion from sadness to joy because the standard of living and the hope and happiness of the residents don't correlate. The people are happy, welcoming, resourceful and full of hope. The tour includes visits to some unique market stalls where items are...More

1  Thank Rhiannon C
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Although I met Frederick, one of the organizers, at the end, I walked through Kibera with Lucas, who was fresh out of university where he concentrated on tourist development. And the work that both of them are doing, in introducing Kibera to the world, is...More

1  Thank MatthewStevenson
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Kibera has been talked about a lot by locals, expats, and prior tourists, so we decided to take a chance to see what it's like on a slow day. It was easy to set up a tour, and the fees were $25 per adult and...More

1  Thank MD_T0urist
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I was in Nairobi for couple of days and wanted to do something different and thought of visiting Kibera. The booking of the tour was very easy and I received all the information needed before the tour. The tour itself was eye opening and very...More

Thank Mylaine G
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We had a nice walk in Kibera. Had good guides which knew a lot of the area. We met the women in the support group with HIV. We saw the factory and the shop were they used cowbones to make products. We bought some stuff...More

Thank Mari H
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