Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Kenya are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Kenya read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Kenya.
The best wildlife viewing months in Kenya are during the Dry season from late June to October. The wildebeest migration usually reaches the Masai Mara in July and remains until October when they move back to the Serengeti in Tanzania.
You need a visa to enter Kenya. You can either get a visa on arrival at the airport, or before you travel.You can apply for single entry and transit visas on the evisas website.
The official currency of Kenya is the Kenyan shilling.
Elephant, buffalo, cheetah, leopard, lion, rhinoceros, giraffe, hyena, jackal, antelope, warthog, wildebeest, baboon, monkey, zebra, hippopotamus, giraffe, Grevy's zebra, vervet monkey, Colobus monkey, leopard.
Although there is not a specific national cuisine, there are two national dishes: ugali and nyama choma. Maize (corn) is a Kenyan staple and the main ingredient of ugali , which is thick and similar to porridge. Many Kenyans eat this on a daily basis.
Swahili serves as a national language of Kenya.
The currency in Kenya is the Kenyan shilling. Tip what you feel is appropriate and what has been deserved, and please tip in Kenyan Shillings as most staff find it difficult to change foreign currency, and they lose some of their hard earned tip in commission to the money changer. Also please note they cannot change foreign coins at all.
Local Kenya travel experts are available.
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What is the time difference in Kenya?
The time difference is 3 hours
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Best Kenya guidebook?
Stay informed before during and after your trip to Kenya with this Kenya Guidebook .