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Bomas of Kenya

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Each boma (homestead) in this cultural village was built using traditional specifications of myriad Kenyan tribes; through architecture, crafts, music and dance this village serves to preserve Kenyan culture.
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Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I went there for a school trip with my friends. It was really nice, but it was rain season therefore very muddy. I recommend jogging shoes if you are going during rainy season. At the end of the tour there was a place where you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

You get to see the different dances and style of clothes of almost all the kenyan tribes as well as the hutsbthat they used to live at in the past. Very interesting around 2 hours.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

A great visit. There were lots of school parties watching the dancing which added to the excitement and interaction between dancers and audience. I learnt a lot about the different types of tribal dance and enjoyed it enormously. The Huts are very interesting as well....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 3 July 2018

If you are looking for a way to learn a bit of Kenyan culture, traditions, and beliefs, then Bomas of Kenya is the place to be. They have cultural dances and tours to Kenyan traditional villages daily. You can also enjoy a local cuisine at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kenyanbackpacker
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The concept around bomas of kenya is great but the dancers needs more enthusiasm and the bomas well maintained.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rosebellkenyasafaris
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is worth seeing especially if you've been travelling around the country as there are houses from many areas and it's interesting to see the differences and similarities, more of the latter it has to be said. There is a tribal dance show at 3.30...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gsjp
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I was really excited to visit the Bomas centre and experience some cultural Kenya. The different village set ups in the grounds are really great and I love that you can go in and out and experience the different styles. The info charts are helpful,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank SamAdamstown
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This place oh my God.The dancers,the traditional huts,everything is about culture.I like the place because it gives you a certain sense of belonging.This is the real deal for tourists.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jedidah N
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Very entertaining show while you also you get to experience their tribes' culture. It is 10 USD per person who is non-Kenyan citizen

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AndreaC12228
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is one of the best place to watch beautiful,cultural dance performances. It not only have 20+ types of different tribe huts but also tribe dances which starts at 3.30PM till 5PM. All worth for 1000ksh. I took a day trip though local driver to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Andrew W
29 August 2018|
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Response from michaelmO1515HB | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did the same tour where we booked the visit through tour agent Tsavo Cats Tour and safaris. Our team of 7 persons were taken from our apartment from Komarok Narobi on time and had the best dancing culture and dinner... More
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julianaayu
13 August 2018|
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Response from PCH2012 | Reviewed this property |
I was there on a Sat and it was fine
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Dylan B
15 August 2017|
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Response from Myview2020 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay in my response. Network issues, could not download the link I was sent. We were there in June 2017 on a Saturday (I recall Mon-Fri schedule is the same & then there is a minor diff in the Saturday... More
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