Below are a number of questions that are frequently asked by potential tourists considering booking a tour with us. If you have questions that are not answered below just contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

While planning a safari adventure travel to Kenya, here you can check some of the most common FAQs



How Do I Apply for a Kenyan Tourist Visa?
Tourism visa is applied online through evisa. It is known as single entry visa and issued to persons whose nationalities require a visa to enter Kenya either for business, tourism, medical or other reasons. Basic requirements are valid travel document not less than six months and a return ticket. Cost is $51. Attachments should include
  • Travel itinerary (Details about places to visit if going as a tourist).
  • Hotel bookings.
  • Return air ticket
What is the recommended luggage size in a safari Jeep?

Your safari tour Jeep has a generous luggage compartment at the rear and can comfortably carry 6 suitcases with an average of 25 – 30 kgs each

You may also carry hand luggage with valuable items inside the safari jeep.

We suggest that you utilize soft-sided suitcases for ease of storage in the safari vehicle and also to minimize damage during the sometimes bumpy safari road trips.

What should one pack on a Kenyan Safari Adventure?

The best clothes to pack for your safari should be casual wear, loose fitting and lightweight. When it comes to colours pick neutral shades over brighter colours for optimum camouflage in the bush. Khaki and green colours are safari favourite and most recommended. Ensure you bring one good fleece or jacket for the very chilly early morning game drives. Below is a basic packing list of the essential clothings you should bring;

  • Waterproof light rain jacket Warm sweater / Fleece Jacket.
  • pairs Safari Trousers
  • pairs Safari Shorts.
  • pairs of Socks.
  • Short Sleeve Shirts
  • Long Sleeve Shirt.
  • T-shirts.
  • Nightwear
  • Swimwear
  • Sports bra
  • Casual Trousers
  • personal toiletries
  • Mosquito repellant
  • Hats and sun protection
  • Cameras and binoculars
  • Shoes
  • Medications
What to know before going on a safari in Kenya?

Covid protocols
When travelling to Kenya one requires a proof of vaccination before entering the country.
Health and Vaccinations
Vaccinations for yellow fever is advised and sometimes you might be requested to produce the yellow fever vaccination card. It is advisable to consult your physician on the best malaria preventive drug to take before travelling.
Kenya is located in the tropics, climate and temperature varies depending on altitude and proximity to the ocean.
Clothing and essential items
Light casual wear can be worn anywhere during your travel. A jacket or sweater is necessary for early mornings and evenings.  Most hotels and lodges will offer laundry services.
The People and language
Kenya is an amazing country with wonderful people.  While the national language of Kenya is Kiswahili, English is the official language and is widely spoken and understood across East Africa.
Safety and security
Don’t walk alone in apparently deserted areas, especially in and around the cities.
Visiting Wildlife Areas
Always remember that while some animals have become used to the presence of humans they are still wild animals and can be unpredictable.
Kenya is considered a photographers paradise to those interested in capturing nice memories.
Accommodation Facilities
Accommodation establishments in Kenya range from budget to luxury.
There are numerous banks in the major towns as well as many forex bureaus. Hours of business vary from bank to bank.
Currency unit is the shilling, Coins are in denominations of 1,5,10,20 and 40 shillings. Bank notes are in denominations of 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 shilling.

Where can I see elephants in Kenya?

1.        David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
2.      Amboseli National Park
3.      Tsavo East National Park
4.      Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
5.      Samburu Game Reserve
6.       Reteti Elephant Sanctuary

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Which animals can one expect to see on a Kenya safari adventure?

It all depends where you go, but in most of the bigger parks and reserves you’ll see the Big five easily. This includes the lions, elephants, rhinos if you’re lucky, leopards if you are lucky, buffalos. Other animals include cheetahs, spotted hyenas, jackals, giraffes, wildebeests, zebras, hippos, baboons, monkeys, crocodiles and a variety of antelope.
Nocturnal animals include the striped hyenas, aardvarks, genets, bat-eared foxed, civets, honey badgers, snakes, etc.

Which are the Best places to spot black rhinos in Kenya?
  • Nairobi National Park
  • Solio Ranch
  • Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
  • Tsavo West National Park
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Meru National Park
  • Ruma National Park

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Which is the best month for a Kenya Safari Tour?

Generally, Kenya is warm and sunny throughout the year. But certain regions experience a variety of climates.
Kenya Safari Tours are at their best between January and the end of March as well as June to October, when the climate is mild and dry. However, a safari in the short rainy season (mid October to early December) is worth considering. Game viewing is still great, the parks are less crowded, and you can take advantage of lower rates.