Five fascinating things to do in Nairobi this holiday on a budget

By Fay Ngina | Thursday, Dec 12th 2019 at 12:12
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It’s that time of the year when people all over the world are celebrating Christmas. Family members come together and have a good time.

However, there are some people who tied up with the financial implications surrounding them depending on how the year has been.

Don’t stress. Not having a lot of money does not mean that your Christmas has to be boring. You can spice it up! There are so many things that one can do when on a budget.

Here are some of the things you can do this December holiday with your squeezed budget;

GP Karting

One of the most fun experiences you can have is going for a GP Karting. One of the best places to go GP Karting when in Nairobi is Langata. With about Sh900 to Sh1300 per person, racing on the tracks will make your day.

Watch movies and series

There are a lot of movies and series that were released in 2018 and I bet you have not watched all of them. Simply go to the internet and google the most watched or highly rated movies/series in 2018 and you’ll find that there are a bunch of them that you haven’t watch.


If you have kids don’t fail to take them to Splash Water world. There are a lot of fun activities to be done such as horse and camel riding, riding bikes and bouncing castles. Adults may also decide to let loose for once and have fun.

Cook new recipes

When you mention Christmas, the first thing that comes into people’s minds is food. Forget about the normal junk foods you eat, go to Pinterest and such for new recipes and cook. It’s much fun when you do it with friends. Trying out new recipes may even make you learn new cooking skills.

Nature parks

There are plenty of Nature places to visit in Kenya. From the Nairobi National Park, Haller Park, Nairobi National Museum, Paradise lost, butterfly pavilion in Mombasa, Menengai Crater in Nakuru, Kiboko bay in Kisumu and Odonyo Orok in Kajiado you can never go wrong. Visits these places and get to have the ultimate experience and explore Kenya.

Happy holidays!

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