About Bomas of Kenya

Home to at least forty-two different ethnic and tribal groups, Bomas is a cultural village where its residents stay in traditional Kenyan houses. Different aspects of rich Kenyan culture are displayed at Bomas including dancing, music, crafts, living styles etcetera. One cannot afford to miss the exciting traditional dances and acrobatic show. Established as a subsidiary of the Kenya Tourist Development Corporation, Kenya's diverse tribal culture is kept protected here.

Must See

30 traditional dances of Tribal Kenya, Samburu, and Maasai warriors, Traditional huts of Kenya's tribes. 

How to reach

It is situated about 10 km from Nairobi city center. Bus or Matatu numbers 125 and 126 run from here, Nairobi train station (KSh 80, 30 minutes). Get off at Magadi Road, from where it’s about a 1 km walk, clearly signposted on the right-hand side of the road. A taxi would cost KSh 1500 to KSh 2000.

Tips

  • Attend all the cultural displays available. You will cherish them. 
  • Do not be afraid to try out the delicious local cuisine of tribal Kenya.
  • There is a large wooden play area for children to enjoy.
  • Browse the local shops for souvenirs and items. You will get plenty.

Visit Time

Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Monday: 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday:  8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Entrance Fee

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RESIDENTS
Adult: KSh 300
Children: KSh 200
Students: KSh 200

NON-RESIDENT
Adults: KSh 1000
Children: KSh 500
University/College Students: KSh 500

KENYAN CITIZEN
Adults: KSh 200
Children KSh 50
University/College Students: KSh 100
School Parties (Nursery to High School): KSh 50

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Time you can spend

3 hours

 

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Weather

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