Nairobi, Kenya Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$48.63
1 USD = 119.5500 KES
136 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2022

Nairobi Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar20.08 - 41.82
starstarstarstarstar33.70 - 61.35
starstarstarstarstar43.20 - 60.49
starstarstarstarstar53.57 - 92.46
starstarstarstarstar120.97 - 200.46

Nairobi Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed11.92 - 15.34

Nairobi Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Nairobi National ParkA wildlife park within the city limits with over 100 types of mammals including lions, giraffe and rhino. Price includes Entry Fee only and does not include transportation which you need to arrange before heading to the park
Adults
Children
36.90
18.88
Nairobi National MuseumDedicated to the history of Kenya
Adults
Children
10.04
5.02
Solar Ice RinkLargest ice rink in Africa. Fees include skates for one hour
Adults
Children
5.86
4.18
Karen Blixen MuseumThe home of the author of “Out of Africa” has been turned into a museum.
Adults
Children
10.04
5.02
David Sheldrick Wildlife TrustOrphaned elephants are nursed back to health and reintegrated back into the wild. Visitors welcome daily between 11 a.m. and noon only
Everyone
4.18

Nairobi Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastThere are street vendors and small local cafes that cater to both local residents and tourists2.34 - 5.02
Budget lunchThere are street vendors and small local cafes that cater to both local residents and tourists3.68 - 7.53
Budget dinnerSmaller, local restaurants and bars are great options for a sit down dinner5.44 - 9.20
Beer .5LMost East African beer is sold in .5L bottles. Imported beer costs significantly more when available1.34 - 2.93
Soda and waterTap water isn’t safe to drink, but you can easily buy water and sodas at any small shop0.42 - 0.59

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center12.55 - 16.73
Public bus from airport to city center0.42
3 km taxi ride in Nairobi5.86 - 8.36
Matatu/bus ride in Nairobi0.08 - 0.33
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