Practical Information in Nairobi
An airline ticket to Nairobi takes you to East Africa's most energised city. An important hub for flights, Nairobi is Kenya's holiday capital, and a fine introduction to the land of the safari.
+254 (national), (0) 20 + six- or seven-figure number (Nairobi).
The Kenya Shilling (KSh) is the currency. National parks and upmarket hotels generally quote prices in US dollars (US$) and may require payment in hard currency.
240V AC, 50hz, three-pin square plugs are standard.
Nairobi Tourist Office
Public Holidays 2012-2013
- Good Friday: 29 Mar
- Easter Monday: 1 Apr
- Labour Day Holiday: 1 May
- Madaraka Day: 1 Jun
- Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan): 8 Aug
- Kenyatta Day: 21 Oct
- Independence (Jamhuri) Day: 12 Dec
- Christmas Day Holiday: 25 Dec
- Boxing Day Holiday: 26 Dec
- New Year's Day: 1 Jan