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Gourmet Safari: A 3-Day Culinary Adventure in Nairobi

Updated: Jun 28

We understand the challenge of decision-making when planning your trip. To assist you, here's a sample itinerary outlining what you can experience in Nairobi.

Nairobi Food Cuisine Expedition Itinerary:

Day 1: Sampling Street Food Delights


- Start your culinary journey with a traditional Kenyan breakfast at a local eatery, featuring popular dishes like mandazi (fried dough), chapati (flatbread), and mahamri (sweet bread).

- Explore the bustling streets of downtown Nairobi, stopping at roadside vendors and food stalls to sample street snacks like roasted maize, grilled meats (nyama choma), and samosas.


- Enjoy a hearty lunch at a nyama choma joint, where you can feast on succulent grilled meats served with ugali (maize meal) and kachumbari (fresh salsa).


- Visit the Maasai Market or City Market to taste a variety of local fruits, including mangoes, pineapples, and passion fruit. Engage with vendors and learn about the diverse produce available in Kenya.


- Wrap up your day with a flavorful dinner at a local Swahili restaurant, where you can indulge in authentic dishes such as pilau (spiced rice), biryani, and seafood delicacies like grilled tilapia or prawns.

Day 2: Exploring Nairobi's Culinary Diversity


- Begin your day with a leisurely breakfast at a cafe in the Westlands or Karen neighborhood, savoring freshly brewed Kenyan coffee and pastries.


- Dive into Nairobi's culinary scene with a visit to a local market or food court, where you can sample a variety of international cuisines, including Indian, Chinese, Ethiopian, and Middle Eastern dishes.


- Take a guided food tour of Nairobi's vibrant neighborhoods, stopping at hidden gems and local eateries to taste specialty dishes and snacks. Learn about the cultural influences shaping Nairobi's food landscape.


- Enjoy a memorable dinner experience at one of Nairobi's upscale restaurants, featuring gourmet African fusion cuisine or contemporary international fare. Savor innovative dishes crafted with locally sourced ingredients.

Day 3: Farm-to-Table Experience and Cooking Class


- Embark on a farm-to-table experience at a local organic farm or food market on the outskirts of Nairobi. Learn about sustainable agriculture practices and participate in harvesting fresh produce.


- Enjoy a farm-fresh lunch prepared by local chefs, showcasing seasonal ingredients and traditional recipes. Taste dishes made from freshly picked vegetables, herbs, and fruits.


- Take part in a hands-on cooking class led by a local chef, where you'll learn to prepare authentic Kenyan dishes using traditional techniques and spices. Gain insights into the flavors and aromas of Kenyan cuisine.


- Conclude your culinary adventure with a celebratory dinner featuring the dishes you learned to prepare during the cooking class. Share a meal with newfound friends and savor the flavors of Nairobi's diverse food culture.

This immersive food cuisine itinerary offers a taste of Nairobi's culinary diversity, from street food delights and local specialties to gourmet dining experiences and hands-on cooking classes, providing you with a memorable journey through Kenya's capital city.

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