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Important Information

Important things to know about your stay in Kenya

About Kenya

Kenya is one of the world’s most popular tourism destinations attracting millions of tourists over the past years due to its extraordinary number of safari options, beautiful beaches, rich culture, striking geographical diversity and archeological sites.

Kenya is an all-year round safari destination. A country in East Africa with a coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, Lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. Wildlife is abundant including the big 5 and known for its annual wildebeest migration. From Nairobi, the capital city, safaris visit to the various National Parks and reserves, history, different cultures and white sand beaches, each day will offer you a different and new experience.

Visa Requirements

There are a number of different visas you can access when travelling to Kenya but if you are just visiting Kenya alone and not the East Africa region the single entry visa is sufficient.

Kenya Visa is only available online through evisa website. Visitors from countries that require a Visa to enter Kenya should now apply for the Visa online on the E-Visa portal.
Applicants will be required to follow the three stages indicated on the E-Visa website, namely:

Register – in order to activate your E-Visa account.
Complete the Application Form and provide a photo and passport copy).
Pay online using a debit or credit card and await the E-Visa approval. Vaccinations

We recommend seeking advice from your local agent/health practitioner on the appropriate vaccinations you may need. Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if travelling from any yellow fever endemic country.


Dry season: January-March and July-October

Rainy/wet Season: April- Early June and November – December

The best time to travel is July-October and also when the great migration takes place. Wild life is also easier to spot during the dry season.

What To Carry

Below are some of the essentials needed for a safari:

Plugs & Voltage

The standard voltage in Kenya is 240 volts with a standard frequency of 50Hz and the associated plug type is G. This is the 3 pin rectangular pin.

Plastic Bag Ban

A ban on use of plastic carrier bags came into effect in 2017. Visitors to Kenya are advised to avoid packing plastic carrier bags in their luggage.


Kenya tends to be quite secure for tourists especially within the tourist circuits. You do however need to observe the basic precautions i.e. avoid walking in dark/isolated areas at night, do not wear flashy jewellery, avoid carrying valuables around, etc.

Parks & Reserves

Kenya has a total of over 30 National Parks and Reserves, including Marine Parks. These are supplemented by private sanctuaries and game ranches which form about 10 percent of Kenya’s surface area. The most popular Parks & Reserves are Maasai Mara, Samburu, Tsavo, Amboseli, and Lake Nakuru.

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