Why Travel to Kenya
Kenya is a magical place with epic landscapes, immense herds of wildlife, traditional tribes, and countless experiences, which stir our deepest longings. Take a fantastic balloon safari at sunrise for a breathtaking panoramic view of the wildness, go on a walk or jeep safari for an unbelievable close to wildlife, witness the absorbing battles between predator and prey in Masai Mara, marvel at the incredibly grand natural spectacle - the Great Migration, experience untainted traditional lifestyle in tribal villages, and take iconic pictures of a massive flock of flamingos in the Lake Nakuru. It's time to go to Kenya to discover its age-old story and answer the call of the wild.
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Kenya Travel FAQs
- How many days do I need in Kenya?
It totally depends on the breadth and depth of your safari. Our trips are concentrated in 5-14 days, with reasonable arrangements for every day. Within a week, you can take some classic wildlife safaris to spot different animals in Lake Nakuru National Park, Maasai Mara National Reserve, and Amboseli National Park. With more than a week, you can extend your safari to Tsavo West and Tsavo East National Park, and explore some tribe culture of savannah. Contact us to customize your Kenya safari, and any part can be altered to fit your needs.
- Can I combine my visit to Kenya with another country?
Yes. With our tailor-made service, it is easy to extend your Kenya tour to more destinations, such as Tanzania, Egypt, South Africa, Zimbabwe, etc. Get our perfect-combined Africa tour, you can discover more of Africa from cultural heritages to natural sceneries to wildlife. You can choose the now available African tour packages on our website, or contact us to customize your multi-country trip according to your requirements.
- Do I need to purchase travel insurance?
Travel insurance is not mandatory. But to ensure you are protected against any unexpected accident injury or illnesses, it is highly recommended to buy travel insurance before going on a Kenya safari.
- What to pack for Kenya?
- Travel documents
- Other items
- What electricity supply is used in Kenya? What kind of plugs are used? Kenya operates on a 240V supply voltage and 50Hz, and the power plugs and sockets are of type G. As the voltage differs from country to country, you may need a converter or adapter whilst in Kenya.
- Can I drink tap water in Kenya? Tap water isn't recommended to drink without being filtered or boiled since travelers could get ill because the immune system can't adapt to the pathogens in the tap water. Bottled water is a good choice and it is readily available at tourist sites, hotels, and restaurants. During your travel with Odynovo, you will be provided bottled water each day, so just relax and enjoy the journey.
- Is there any special advice for women travelers while visiting Kenya? While traveling with us, you are guaranteed a hassle-free time with a personal guide and driver. For your own leisure time, it is suggested:
- Avoid walking alone at night.
- Dress conservatively and avoid revealing clothes.
- Don't wear glittering jewelry out on the street.
- Keep your sunscreen handy, if you don't want to take the risk of sun damage.
- Always keep your valuables with you.
- What are the toilets like in Kenya? Most hotels are equipped with flushable sit-down toilets. Public toilets are relatively rare, but you may find a few slightly clean conveniences in Nairobi for a fee. In upmarket bush camps, you may be confronted with real toilets or a long drop covered with some sort of seating arrangement. When on safari, don't be shy to ask your drivers and guides for help.
- How is internet access in Kenya? Kenya's communications network is accessible from most parts of the country and provides the necessary services for international phone calls and fax. Internet access in Kenya is relatively convenient. Wi-Fi is available at most tourist areas and hotels in major cities like Nairobi. But you should be aware that network coverage might be unreliable in bush or savannah, including the country's nature reserves and national parks.
- Is it a common practice to give tips in Kenya? Tipping is a common practice in Kenya. It is a kind of social etiquette to some extent. The suggestion is to give the tour guide USD 5-10 per traveler per day and the driver USD 6-8 per traveler per day. Besides, in restaurants and hotels, tipping 10% of the bill is appropriate. Of course, the final tipping depends on the satisfaction of the service you received during a Kenya tour.