Kibera Slums Half-Day Tour

Kibera Slums Half-Day Tour
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$50
Duration: 5 hours
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ENJOY 4 hours of the largest and the friendliest slum in Africa. Kibera slums is the perfect place to experience the contrast between the life you live and the life others lives outside comfort zone. Kibera (Nubian: Forest or Jungle[1]) is a division of Nairobi Area,  6.6 kilometres  from the city center. Kibera is the largest slum in Nairobi, and the largest urban slum in Africa.The 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census reports Kibera's population as 170,070, contrary to previous estimates of one or two million people. Other sources suggest the total Kibera population may be 500,000 to well over 1,000,000 depending on which slums are included in defining Kibera.

Enjoy complimentary hotel pick up. After a brief introduction, enjoy private transfer to our starting point. We shall live the car behind and enjoy escorted tour to the interiors of this slum.Enjoy complimentary hotel pick up. After a brief introduction, enjoy private transfer to our starting point. We shall live the car behind and enjoy escorted tour to the interiors of this slum. The people are friendly and some times they will salute you; Jambo! The streets are congested and some times you have to jump over narrow sewage lines. Our guides leads you slowly along the busy streets. Visit the Soweto Village homesteads, and then continue to the Curio (handcrafts) Workshop where you will witness how those living in the Kibera slums are innovative in making ornaments out of animal bones. Continue with visits of the Nursery schools and pass by to see the water vendor and the shower shop as you meet other slum dwellers mingling with you as they carry on with their daily chores. 

Also visit the Biogas plant, the only one of its kind in Africa which will use human waste as its raw material in the production of Biogas which will be used as cooking gas as well as lighting the mud walled houses.  You will be excited to spot half clothed children as the shout Mzungu( meaning white one). Proceed to one of the community based School run with the donations from well wishers which is a real highlight of Kibera schools. You will then be escorted back to your car and dropped back at your Nairobi hotel.

ENJOY 4 hours of the largest and the friendliest slum in Africa. Kibera slums is the perfect place to experience the contrast between the life you live and the life others lives outside comfort zone. Kibera (Nubian: Forest or Jungle[1]) is a division of Nairobi Area,  6.6 kilometres  from the city center. Kibera is the largest slum in Nairobi, and the largest urban slum in Africa.The 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census reports Kibera's population as 170,070, contrary to previous estimates of one or two million people. Other sources suggest the total Kibera population may be 500,000 to well over 1,000,000 depending on which slums are included in defining Kibera.