Kenya Tourism

We have compiled a list of commonly asked questions regarding your Kenya safari. Please find the answers to each of the questions below;

Where is Kenya located ?

Kenya is located in East Africa, bordered by South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the southeast.

What is the best time to visit Kenya ?

Kenya is a year round safari destination, that offers ideal climate with abundant resident wildlife for excellent game viewing. However, the best wildlife viewing months in Kenya are during the dry season from late June to October. This is also when the spectacular wildebeest migration occurs.

What is great migration ?

The great migration also known as the wildebeest migration is the mass movement of over a million plus animals including wildebeest, antelope, Zebra and the Big Cats such as Lion from Serengeti into Masai Mara. The migration is actually a continuous year long clockwise movement encompassing Serengeti in Tanzania and Masai Mara in Kenya, influenced by a number of factors including weather, pasture and mating~birthing cycles.

Do I need a Visa to enter Kenya?

Yes. Anyone travelling to Kenya and does not have Kenyan identity papers (passport or identity card) must be in possession of a visa inorder for them to enter the country.

Is it safe to visit Kenya ?

Absolutely. The African bush is safe, quiet and far away from any danger. Throughout the night, your security is assured by the watchmen and during the day, our professional guides will instruct you on how to approach the wildlife in the safest way, either on your game drive or your walking safari.

How much money should I take ?

Aside from shopping, you will need money for drinks, tips and incidentals. Most of the stores and hotels in Nairobi as well as bigger lodges in the parks accepts major credit cards and visa cards, but most rural shops accepts only cash.

Can a child come on a safari?

Yes, and there is no age limit.

What equipment should I bring ?

The most important items that you must remember to include in your packing list are your camera, binoculars, spare memory cards and spare camera battery as well as a flash light or a torch.

Is there mobile network coverage in Kenya National parks & reserves ?

Yes. Both Safaricom and Airtel mobile service providers have coverage in all the parks. Some lodges and Camps have complimentary WI-FI and computers for guest's use.

How many long should I spend on Safari in Kenya ?

The length of time you should spend on safari in Kenya depends on what you want to see, how much time you have available, budget and whether this is your first time on a safari. Ideally, a minimum of 10 days and 9 nights is perfectly okay. This will give you enough time to explore some the game in the parks and also visit the beautiful white sandy beaches at the Kenyan coast.

What activities can I expect to do ?

To make most out of your safari; here is a list of to do activities: Safari Game Drives, Hot Air Balloon Safaris, Masai Village Tours, Nature & Bush Walk, Picnics in the wild as well as Bush meals and sundowners.

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