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Explore Kibera Tours

Prestige Plaza, Ngong Road | Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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The most lively part of Nairobi with a hometown guide

I definitely had hesitations about doing this tour because I was concerned that it could fall into... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kyle G
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Charlottesville, Virginia
One of the best thing you can do in Kenya

To be honest, I didn't await such experience I got when being to Kibera. Having already experiences... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
romanacervenkova
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prestige Plaza, Ngong Road | Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I definitely had hesitations about doing this tour because I was concerned that it could fall into being poverty tourism or potentially exploitative. My experience with "slums" throughout the world is that they are some of the most vibrant and lively parts of a city,...More

1  Thank Kyle G
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

To be honest, I didn't await such experience I got when being to Kibera. Having already experiences with impolite drivers and Maasai villagers asking for tips, I was thinking that in Kibera, everyone will just try to approach us and get money from us. However,...More

Thank romanacervenkova
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend to anyone visiting Nairobi! Our guides Moses and Alistair both grew up and still live in Kibera. They told us informative stories of everyday life in Kibera, it’s history, how it’s changing, and took us through several sub-neighborhoods. We felt safe walking around...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Short but worthwhile tour with very knowledgeable guide. Recommended to see another, very important side of Nairobi.

Thank praveena218
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Kibera is a very interesting place to visit, as 'we' in the west mostly hear the negatives about life in a slum. However it turns out their many beautiful little secrets hidden in Kibera which this tour makes you see. I would hihgly recommend this...More

Thank Djuran K
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Being in Nairobi for research for our school project, we contacted them to see if we could customize the trip to include interviews and small workshops, and they could easily do it for us. And when the day came, they had already found people for...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Alistair and Ahzma guided our family of 9 (4 adults and 5 children) throughout their community of Kibera. Immediately when they met us we felt safe and in the hands of knowledgeable guides. This local connection was valuable and evidenced by the genuine greetings they...More

1  Thank Lemayian
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Friendly and relaxed tourguide Alistair led us through the Kibera part of Nairobi, which feels like a very big village. A highly recommended walk of 4 hours with explanantions on the highway development that is going on in the area, past an HIV-kids primary school...More

1  Thank Joran K
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Very positive experience which I will always remember. Because it's small, low-key and organised from within the community, it felt safe and kind of ok for me to be there, not like I was intruding or patronising people. I had to shorten my tour due...More

1  Thank catherinegV2856IF
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

The tour was fantastic, really personal, knowledgeable, and takes you through the most interesting places in Kibera. Alistair was a great guide/community organizer who knows his stuff and cares deeply about Kibera.

1  Thank Haye H
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