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Handmade Craft at Kariokor Market

culture walk

Handmade Craft at Kariokor Market

Duration
5.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transport
Hosted in
English
culture walk

Handmade Craft at Kariokor Market

culture walk

Handmade Craft at Kariokor Market

Duration
5.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transport
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

10:30 a.m -10:45 a.m - We'll meet up and get to know each other 10:45 - 11: 00 a.m - We'll board a matatu and head to Kariokor Market to start our experience 11:00 a.m - 12: 30 p.m - We'll shop at Kariokor Market and watch as the shoemakers make shoes and learn. Guests will be allowed to participate 12:30 p.m - 2:00 p.m - We'll have a short walk to a nearby eatery - Kwa Nyaga - which is famous for its local foods. We'll have lunch as we talk and teach our guests more about the local place. 2:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m - We'll head to Kariokor Market and shop for beads and necklaces. Guests will also participate in sewing the beads and learning other crafts. 3:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m - We'll head back to the CBD and have coffee and bead one another goodbye.

Your host

Learn more about Laban

Laban

I am Kenyan born and bred and I have grown up in a homestead where my parents used to sell clothes and different types of attire. I grew up learning the business and falling in love with the art that goes behind making the different cultural attire such as beads and necklaces.

What's included

Food
An East African meal
Drinks
Coffee/Tea/Soft Drinks at the end of the experience
Transport
Through out the whole experience

Where you'll be

Guests will get the chance to see and learn how shoes are made from sourced leather in a local scene and interact with the shoemakers. They will learn and watch how to make African beads, necklaces, sandals, and much more. If interested, the guests will shop for a variety of African goods from the Kariokor market including paintings.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

There will be some light walking. If guests are allergic to any meals they can communicate earlier

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Laban
Handmade Craft at Kariokor Market
New experience
£32/person
New experience
£32/person