INSPIRATION FOR YOUR NEXT KENYA LUXVENTURE™ TRIP
- Known best for the nomadic ethnic tribe, the Maasai, Africa’s second highest peak, Mount Kenya and the largest permanent desert lake in the world, Lake Turkana. This country bears no secrets, as its culture and beauty is evident and proudly exhibited for the world to view.
- Take a walk on the wild side with a visit to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Initially created as a safe haven exclusively for the black rhino, sitatunga, and the endangered grevy’ zebra, it is also home to over 200 bird species. Tour guided adventures into the bush are available by foot, safari vehicles and even by camel.
- The national parks here offer a variety of inventive and exhilarating game viewing experiences that are unique to each location. Watch elephants, hippos and crocodiles move through murky waters from an under-water glass tank at Tsavo National Park in your ultimate Kenya Safari. Amboseli National Park offers visitors a unique view of fauna, with Mount Kilimanjaro as the spectacular backdrop. Contact us to book your spot on this breathtaking east African landscape.
- Get the opportunity to see the Great Migration and be part of some of the best game viewing experiences in the world.
- Find stunning landscapes, white sandy beaches and a rich cultural diversity.
- Located in the hub of east and central Africa with many international flight schedules, this allows you easy access to the area for your next Kenya Safari.
- Banking hours – These are open between 09h00 and 15h00 on weekdays and between 09h00 and 11h00 on Saturdays. In Mombassa and Coastal areas banks open and shut their doors half an hour earlier.
- Credit cards – The hospitality industry widely accepts credit cards and Visa and MasterCard. Diners Club and American Express are accepted to a lesser degree.. Most banks have ATM’s and these are common at petrol stations.
- Traveler’s cheques – To avoid incurring additional exchange rate charges, travelers are recommended to make exclusive use of traveler’s cheques in US dollars and Pound Sterling.
- Telephones & Internet – Large popular tourist destinations have good cellphone coverage. There are roaming agreements with various international service providers. The cities have internet cafes and the exclusive hotels have wi-fi services in each hotel room
- Transport – Nairobi has two airports reserved for regional, domestic flights and international flights. The Wilson Airport and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, (www.kenyaairports.co.ke).
There are also over 150 domestic airstrips and airports which offer regular flights to the country’s popular attractions and destinations. A series of private charter companies operate out of Wilson Airport. All air tickets are tax-inclusive.
On smaller aircrafts, baggage load is restricted to 10 – 15 kgs. It is possible to arrange with hotels or airlines to keep excess luggage in safe-keeping.
There are excellent national roads, which run between major towns and cities, however many of the minor roads have pot-holes.
- Media – DSTV, a satellite TV company offers high-quality television c hannels from Kenya and across the world. Day-old newspaper copies of European and UK newspapers are available at kiosks and newspaper agencies.
Print media – There is a diverse selection of media outlets.. Daily Newspapers are the The East African Standard, the Daily Nation and Kenya Times. Ugandan and Tanzanian newspapers are also in circulation in the country.