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                     FAQS ON KENYA HOLIDAY SAFARI

WHY TRAVEL KENYA

Kenya is among the best places on the continent to see Wildlife, Expect to see a variety of large mammals including the big five (Elephant Leopards Rhinos Lions, and Buffalos)

The country also offers a diversity of Natural habitant including beautiful Glacier Peak the Rift valley the verdant Rainforest the desert and the wide-open Plains

Various Activities you will enjoy are Hot air balloon Camel Trekking Scuba Diving Horse riding Ostrich riding to mention a few

HOW TO GET IN KENYA

There are a number of Airline Companies that fly Directly into Kenya, the national career which in Kenya offers a daily flight from a different destination into Nairobi

HOW TO GET AROUND

During Safari you will be provided with a 4 wheel drive vehicle normally with open sides that allows you to have better views especially when game driving

You will be able to connect to different safari destination by road however with additional cash there also flights connecting to most tourist attraction

WHAT IS THE TOURIST ATTRACTION THAT I SHOULD NOT MISS

Well the ultimate reward of any safari to Kenya would be visiting any Maasai mara game reserve and in case your budget support you can also enjoy a hot air balloon ride

Over 2million animals which include wildebeest zebra and gazelles matches of water and fresh pastures crossing river Mara which normally swarmed with very hungry huge Nile crocodiles

IS KENYA A SAFE SAFARI DESTINATION

Well, I would like generally say that Kenya is safe. We always recommend you follow the advice of the foreign office or your home destination. It is also very important to listen and follow Instruction on your Safari guide during your safari guide during your tour and avoid moving alone at Night especially in the Business Centre

 IS IT SAFE TO DRINK TAPE WATER

No, we do not recommend that you drink tap water during a safari guest are normally provided with bottled drinking water so we highly recommend that you stick to that alone

IS ENGLISH WIDELY SPOKEN

YES, although it is not the main language spoken in Kenya the people of Kenya working within the tourism industry speak Good English. However, if you can Master a few local Swahili language such as greetings for saying Goodbye then you will definitely make friends with some of the Locals Easily

HOW IS THE ACCOMMODATION LIKE IN KENYA

Kenya offers quite a variety of different types of accommodation facilities that are comfortable and will suit the budget plus needs of everyone

WHAT IS THE LOCAL FOOD LIKE IN KENYA 

The Local food here in Kenya Is UGALI combination of flour and boiled water to make something like resembling a CAKE which is taken with vegetables or meat or even Milk

During a safari likely majority of the meals will be at the lodge considering the fact that you are staying far away in the National Parks

In case you have any unique dietary requirement you are highly advised to inform your Tour Handler on the ground as well as the Hotels you all be sleeping at

WHAT VACCINATION DO I NEED ON MY SAFARI TO KENYA

Similar to most Africa Destination every traveler will be required to get Ant Malaria Medication as well as a Yellow fever Shot, for the reason we recommend that you visit your physical back in your home country at least 5 months before your safari that they can make all necessary medical recommendation

WHAT SHOULD I BUY WHEN SHOPPING IN KENYA

Just as all other travel destination you can buy almost everything in Kenya However this country is best known for its beautiful handicrafts and unique piece of Art

These items are normally sold by the roadside or in the craft market and even in many of the souvenirs shop found in a different tourist attraction

Within Nairobi city there is a well known as Maasai Market or also get a very beautiful piece of work. In Mombasa, there is a village market found in Gigiri although items offered here are a bit higher than the rest of Kenya

WHAT IS THE NIGHTLIFE OF KENYA LIKE

There are various top Notch Entertainment places that you can visit in Kenya during your Safari and will give you a memorable experience especially at Night, Beautiful Restaurants tasty food lounges examples of Westlands Nairobi city to mention a few

WHAT IS THE VISA REQUIREMENT FOR TRAVELLING FOR TRAVELLING INTO KENYA

Foreign visitors are required to have a valid passport for a minimum of six months from the date of entering the country

Have a minimum of 2 Black following pages within your passport for every country that you will be visiting visa could be needed depending on which country you are coming from, Kenya doesn’t offer multiple entry visa on arrival so you should receive these before you traveled it back at the Visa service or Kenya embassy of your Home country

WHAT IS THE LOCAL CURRENCY

The Kenyan shilling KES is the local currency used within Kenya 

ARE THERE LANGUAGE RESTRICTION WHEN ON SAFARI IN KENYA

Well just as it is with all travels you are generally recommended to pack light, this won’t only cause your movement but enable you to keep track of your entire luggage usually a luggage limit which is normally 15 Kilograms that reason we recommend pack only items you will need but not what you want

Personal items like medication sunglasses passports and any other important documents cell phones and camera should be carried with you will all the time

WHAT IS THE TIME ZONE IN KENYA

Well Kenya is GMTC+3 which Implies that it is 6-7 hours ahead of the people in Eastern USA Tit is 2:15pm in New York

WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT KENYA

Generally, June to October is considered the most appropriate time to enjoy a safari in the country and this is because Kenya is experiencing the dry season that attracts several tourists which results in the high demand for accommodation generally raising the overall cost of a safari in the country

There is two seasons experienced in Kenya Dry and Wet season this country with the short dry seasons beginning in late January to Mid-February and then longer one run from June all through October in November and December the country experiences the short rains while from March to May It is considered the wettest time of the year and Its characterized by heavy downpours. The coast is normally warmer compared to central Kenya

BEST TIME TO WATCH THE WILDEBEEST MIGRATION

Millions of wildebeest, Zebra, and gazelles participate in the annual wildebeest migration that takes place in Kenya Masai Mara reserve as well as the Serengeti plains of Tanzania

The best time to visit is in August and September. In November the animals that would have made it on the other side of the River begin Matching through the Plains

BEST TIME TO ENJOY A SAFARI ON THE KENYAN COAST

The coastal area of Kenya are humid and generally hot all year around. In the month of March and May the Coast receives the heaviest rains. January to February which is the short dry season is also good time to explore the coast

THE MASAI MARA

The Masai Mara is the most popular tourist attraction and attract the largest number of tourist to see the rich wildlife that include the big five, the annual great wildebeest migration and breathtaking scenery the reserve offers a variety of accommodation

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Amboseli National park is popular for its free ranging wild animal especially elephant very engaging and fascinating cultural safaris organized within this park during which you will get a chance to meet and interact with the local people and engage in their day to day activities, The park also rewards its visitors with the clear view of Snow Peaked Mount Kilimanjaro

NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK

Located approximately 20 Minutes from Nairobi Kenya capital city the Nairobi National park is among the most accessible national park on the continent and offers great views of different type of wild animals and Bird species. This safari destination is very perfect for person Interested in watching the remarkable wildlife of Kenya yet with a limited time for safari

SHIMBA HILLS NATIONAL RESERVE

It is located 33 Kilometers south of city of Mombasa. It prides in a great diversity of plants and animals with a number of endangered species of cycads plus orchids. Some of the animals seen here include the stable antelope as well as elephant in addition to several species of birds

LAKE VICTORIA

This is the largest freshwater lake found in the whole of Africa. During your visit you can enjoy fishing trips during which you can catch various species including the tilapia

LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

The park has a beautiful alkaline lake (Lake Nakuru) which attracts more than one million pink flamingoes in addition to several other species

KENYA BIRD WATCHING

Kenya is a known destination for bird watching throught the year, this country also holds the world record of birds watching with over 342 species that can be seen over 24 hours

FEB- OCT their many migrations of birds that come to Kenya’s marine and in this Area

Kenya National park makes very excellent centers for bird watching in Kenya the Maasai Mara famous for the throated long claw and the magpie shrike the samburu is common for the rare sun bird and the pink breasted lark

Nairobi is also good for the Northern pied babbler and good for the northern pied babbler and the great Pangani long claws. The country got many species including: Aberdare, Cisticola Tana River Cisticos, Williams Lark Hindes Pied babbler Kenya diverse range of habitats Support great diversity of Bird which makes bird watching safaris rewarding in Kenya