Mountains or valleys, lakes or rivers, forests or conservancies, the Republic of Kenya has it all.

Adrenaline junkies can visit the famous Sagana river for bungee jumping or white water rafting; the hikers have an array of mountains and hills to choose from; the family vacationers are not left behind by the white sandy beaches and water activities that include snorkeling or scuba diving.

The experience you desire is all within reach.

Important facts

Location

The Republic of Kenya is located in East Africa surrounded by Somalia and Uganda to the West and Tanzania to the South.

Capital city

Its capital is Nairobi.

Population

The country has an average of 49 million people.

 

Destinations

National Parks

There is an array of National Parks to choose from; the famous Maasai Mara, Nairobi National park – the only park in a city and many more.

Mountains

Hikers have an array of Mountains to choose from – Mt. Longonot, snow-capped Mt. Kenya; hills such as Sleeping warrior, Elephant, and Kilimambogo.

Cities and Towns

Meet Nairobi capital city, the only city with a National Park, then head to the white sandy beaches of coastal Mombasa, or explore the uncharted towns of Kenya and of course the ‘home of heroes’-Eldoret, famous for breeding the world-dominating long-distance runners.

 

What you need to know

Safety and security

This is not something to worry about. Except during the electioneering months where tension and suspense fills the air, Kenya is generally safe and secure. The Tourism Police, a special divisioog the Kenyan police can be seen in all major tourism destinations.

Entry requirements

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • Yellow fever Vaccination

Weather and best times to travel

Whether you are hiking or sun chasing, Kenya is suitable for travel all year round.

Getting around

Airports – All major cities, towns and major tourist destinations have airports, with JKIA (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) in Nairobi serving as the main one.

Roads – Kenya has the best road road network accross the region. The common and popular ways of getting around by road are the famous Matatus and buses.

The major cities have ride-hailing apps like Uber, Bolt formerly Taxify, Mondo, Little cab, and more.

Railway – the recently built Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) connects Nairobi to Mombasa, with stops a long the way.

FAQs

In what language are the tours carried out in?

Mainly English and Kiswahili; however, upon prior request, a translator may be availed.

What are the pick - up and drop - off points?

Airports and hotels

What is the Curreny used?

The Kenya Shilling. But, you can easily convert from the major world curriences in the forex bureaus and banks littered around the country. Most, hotels accept US Dollars.

 

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