Practical Nairobi  

One of the little known place in Nairobi is the YMCA. Situated in a verdoyant garden, in a tranquil and serene environment, one can enjoy the best garden view of Nairobi from the restaurant terrace .
The YMCA has its own restaurant a la carte - but only soft drinks, fruit cocktails are available. There is also a swimming pool.
THE YMCA is situated within half a kilometre from the Masai market ( held every tuesday ), cyber cafes, the Alliance Francaise and the matatu station.

Left luggage facilities are available.

From the airport
There is a regular bus service to the central Nairobi - next to Hilton hotel

Taxis to downtown Nairobi/YMCA is around 1000 KES.

1 KES = 0.0138217 USD      1 USD = 72.3500 KES - ( Sept 2005 )

Your stay here will help in community development.

Leaving Nairobi
Matatus ( minibuses) and several bus companies among them Akaba provide services to most towns.

For overland travel to Tanzania
Dar Express aircon service is reliable and practical.