The bomas of Kenya comprises of various traditional homesteads representing Kenya’s diversified tribes and the way of life for the various cultures in Kenya. It was established by the government of Kenya in 1971 as a subsidiary company of Kenya Tourist Development Corporation as a tourist attraction. The Bomas of Kenya is located Off Langata Road just 25 minutes drive from the city center. It also aimed to preserve, maintain and promote rich and diverse cultural values of various tribal groups of Kenya.
Kenya is a nation rich in culture, which is being threatened by increasing modernity. To combat the loss of this rich heritage, the Bomas of Kenya has put together a series of tribal cultural shows geared towards promoting her rich cultural diversity. It features virtually all of the 42 tribes in the country, coming together from diverse cultural backgrounds.