Welcome to Kenya

Kenya has two rainy seasons between March to June and October to November. Both European Winter and summer are suitable times for wildlife tourism because it’s dry in Kenya though it’s always busy. Some parts of Kenya tend to be cold especially around Mount Kenya and higher temperatures at the coast.

Kenya can be visited anytime but the best time is in the dry seasons especially between December to March. The Masai Mara Game reserve’s Wildebeest immigration can be witnessed between July and October.

Kenya’s Official Language is English while Swahili is The National Language. But we have guides who are well conversant with German and French.

The cost of single entry visa for Kenya is 50 US dollars per person and 1 US Dollar for Service fee charge. You apply and pay online via e-citizen portal before your arrival. A copy of the evisa has to be presented on arrival. Approval of your visa application may take up to one full week. If you want to combine other East African countries, you can request for East African Visa. It costs 100 US dollars per person with 90 days multiple entry to Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda except Tanzania which is not yet a member of the East African Community therefore the arrangements are not yet applicable. East African visa can only be got on entry but soon on the online portal.

 

You are advised to carry a rechargeable lamp and power bank since power cuts are common in Kenya. Advised to carry a 3 pin adapter (British).

Kenyas National currency is the Kenya Shillings (KShs). But other International currencies are widely accepted and exchanged like the US Dollars, British pound and Euros. ATMs are all around Kenya and Accept Visa Cards recognized internationally. Endeavour to carry US dollar notes printed from 2006 and also credit cards are acceptable in major hotels and lodges with up to 10% surcharge added.

You will need a yellow fever and Covid 19 certificate to enter Kenya. Also carry some anti Mosquito repellants since malaria can be a threat too in Africa.

Always consult your doctor for more health advice before travelling.

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