100% of host revenue is invested back into the local community
Githurai Community Organization is a nonprofit organization that supports the local community through environmental conservation and poverty awareness.
Tour revenue will support Githurai Community Organization's efforts to improve the community’s living conditions, through organizational and technological advancements.
Any day by appointment
2 days/1 night
Adults, Families, Youth, Students, Professionals
English, French, Swahili
Tour takes place rain or shine (tour itinerary might be modified in case of inclement weather)
Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)
Clothing & Equipment
Camera, Comfortable shoes for walking, Hat, Light shirt, Sunscreen lotion, Warm clothes, Change of clothes
1 to 10
This org is new to the travel industry
Your visit will make an extra impact! Expect off the beaten path conditions.
This tour is perfect for anyone interested in expanding his or her creative outlet! The tour will provide you with an off-the-beaten-path look at the Githurai community. Additionally, you will witness how people in the village make a living and make ends meet.
Your backpacking adventure begins in Githurai after being picked up from the airport. The distance from the Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to Githurai is 31.8 kilometer and takes 57 minutes by bus and 26 minutes by taxi.
Then, with Githurai Community Projects as your guide, take a walking tour of the village and immerse yourself in daily life here. Explore local sports and art, learn about the various economic empowerment/entrepreneurial activities community members are involved in, and participate in environmental conservation efforts like tree-planting. Visitors will also explore various traditional farming activities and witness different local farming techniques such as fish farming, beekeeping, and livestock keeping.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to experience authentic Kenyan cuisine as they help locals prepare and eat delicious African dishes like bone soup, soared milk, and fermented wine. Later, wind down your evening around the bonfire, chatting and telling stories before heading to bed. Your tour ends in the morning on day 2.
Digital House, Ground Floor, Room 8, Progressive Road, 2nd Avenue Street, Githurai-Kimbo. Plot B.86, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
The community of Githurai is located just outside of Nairobi. You can take the main road from the Nairobi airport to Githurai.
To help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their lives that will last and spread,
preserve history, nurture youth, empower women, protect civil rights and brighten futures.