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Starts at Adamsarcade, Java house, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi Central Business District
+254 723 669218
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kibera tour with two local guides was an excellent experience. It was very enlightening as well as very sad to experience the poverty of the Kibera slum first hand. Overwhelming to see how people living in such poverty remain so positive about live and...More

Thank Jannis M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour leans heavily towards stops where you feel pressured to buy souvenirs, donations (with no way of seeing where the money actually goes) and guides repeatedly telling you that they only receive 500 ksh for the tour and the rest of the money going...More

2  Thank TPP9876
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting walking tour in the Kibera neighborhood: the markets, shops and projects, residential areas. Highly recommended.

Thank Albert E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not sure what to expect but are so glad we booked this tour! Our guide Lucas was very knowledgeable. We visited the local market, a jewelry workshop, the women power group started by women living with HIV (making/selling jewelry and clothing, childcare, and...More

Thank audrey r
Reviewed 28 July 2018 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
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
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
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
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
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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