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Starts at Adamsarcade, Java house, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi Central Business District
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elijah and Winnie guided us through the slum and gave us another look on Kibera. Kibera's kids were very friendly and we were given a thorough explanation of the whole situation there. A day which we will always remember! Would strongly advice you to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zhivkokulev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible experience. We initially felt a little unsure about taking a tour of Kibera, as we didn't want to be perceived as wealthy tourists "gawking" at the slum, but we needn't have worried. Our guides, Lucas and Elijah (both Kibera locals) made us feel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hancath44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour of the Kibera slums. Our guides Winnie and Willie were gracious and engaged and gave us an insiders look at life inside the Kibera slums. The proceeds of the tour go to support the educational mission inside the slum - which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elmrlo
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The tour guides were great and answered all questions. They are residence of Kibera and shared their experience with us as well as their hopes for the children of Kibera. A very interesting visit and a must see in Nairobi!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eda S
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Kibera is probably the largest slum in Africa, well known by the movie "The silent gardener". The guys from Kibera Tours, residents in Kibera, organize a friendly, informative and perfectly safe visit. Don't miss it if you are in Nairobi.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alfonss203
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We hired motor bikes and riders to take us to kibera . Organised tours charge too much . We saw enough riding through the streets and stopped for a few moments here and there. You can visit some of the projects where people are making...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Belinda G
Reviewed 12 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jannis M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Albert E
Reviewed 22 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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