Welcome to Kenyan Backpacker’s Travel Site. There is so much you can do and see in Kenya. This is whether you are visiting for the first time, a returning visitor or an adventurous local. As a backpacker, you are probably on a tight budget. You will try and avoid overly expensive activities and destinations as much as possible. Here are a few useful tips and places you can visit in Kenya.
Remember to Check out the Nairobi City Walking Tour to Familiarize yourself with the city and its environs.
Hiking and trekking
Kenya is rich with beautiful outdoor scenery and nature. If you are planning to go on a solo hike or trek, here are a couple of interesting places to visit and activities to do.
Oldonyo sabuk, Kilimambogo.
Ragia forest and Nature trail.
Climb Mt. Kenya.
Bird watching at Karura forest.
Hike Table Mountain.
Mt. Suswa Caves and Crater.
Mt. Olorgesailie Excursion.
Camping at Mt. Kinangop.
Explore Sleeping Warrior Hill.
Take a 15-hour train trip from Nairobi to Mombasa (This has been replaced by the Madaraka Express SGR Train which takes only 4hrs 30Min between the two destinations)
Visit the cities of Kampala, Kigali and Dar es Salaam
Ride on Boda Bodas, Matatu’s and Tuk Tuk’s around Nairobi
Backpacker’s Accommodation in Kenya.
Here is where to stay while backpacking in Kenya.
Bikeventures House Kisumu
Imperial Hotel Express
Hillside Villa Hotel
South Coast Backpackers
Day tours and Visits
Try the local street foods
Nairobi National park
Nyama Choma at ole polos country
The Bomas of Kenya
Explore the Kenyan Coast