Which airport should I arrive at?
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
What are the visa requirements?
All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Kenya will need a visa, except citizens from countries who are exempt. Detailed information here: http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html
What is included in the tours?
Our tours include: excellent Toyota LandCruisers with pop-up roof all national parks entrances; unlimited water during the safaris; donations to the local communities; accommodation as agreed (on full board or all inclusive basis).
What is not included in the tours?
Our tours do not include: country visas; items of personal interest like souvenirs or extra services/tours not agreed beforehand; tips (the industry recommends a guideline of $10 USD per person per day). Please be aware that, if after you book your tour, the government decides to apply increases in park fees, camping fees, concession fees or others, these shall be added to your contract.
What if I have allergies or dietary restrictions?
This is something we take very seriously. Upon booking us, we will send you a form in which you will be able to indicate any dietary preference or restriction or any specific request you might have. We will then provide that information in advance to all the hotels.
Can I take plastic bags?
Regarding Kenya, please see additional information on this link regarding the government decision to ban the plastic bags in Kenya: https://www.nema.go.ke/images/featured/FAQS_on_plastics_ban.pdf
As for Tanzania, all plastic carrier bags regardless of their thickness are prohibited from being used in mainland Tanzania. However, plastic carrier items known as “Ziploc bags” that are specifically used to carry toiletries will be permitted as they are expected to remain in the permanent possession of visitors and are not expected to be disposed of in the country.
What should I take for the safari?
All necessary documents: passport, vaccine certificate and others that might apply; Any medication you might need: This should include medication for possible common situations like headaches or diarrhea; Sunblock, sunglasses, hat, lip balm and moisturizer; Your camera: we recommend bringing a wide lens (about 17-55mm) for those scenery pictures, and a telephoto lens (in the 200-400mm range) to catch animals at a distance; Binoculars: We do provide a pair of top notch binoculars per every 2 persons in the vehicle but feel free to bring your own which you may be more used to. Binoculars really make a big difference on a safari; Clothes: Comfortable and casual clothing, with khaki, beige or green colors. You should pack T-shirts, shirts with long sleeves, jeans, a sweater and a jacket (for the cold mornings), swimwear (if the accommodation you selected has a pool or if you do a beach extension) and comfortable hiking shoes; Insect repellent.
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