Holidays to Nairobi

Nairobi (which means cool waters in the Maasai language) was founded in 1899 as a railway camp. Today it is rather westernized, one of Africa's major cities (and the U.N.'s fourth World Centre) and is the capital of Kenya. Rapid development has created a buzzing commercial atmosphere which necessitates keeping …

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Flying to Nairobi

Book cheapest flight tickets to Nairobi. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Nairobi takes 8 hours, 45 minutes

When to go to Nairobi

Typical Holiday Price

$1669 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Nairobi varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - February is the cheapest month to go to Nairobi.

Where to stay in Nairobi

Whatever your preference, we can help you find the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical accommodation, these are our most popular hotels in Nairobi, according to travellers like you.

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