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Kenya boasts an abundance of wildlife

With lion, cheetah, leopard, rhino, giraffe and elephant sharing the plains with wildebeest and zebra.

Essential information for Kenya

Local time

Language

Kenya flag
English & Swahili

Currency

Kenyan Shilling
Official currency of Kenya

Flight information

8h 30m
Nairobi (NBO)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Your flight is approximately 8 hours and 30 min to Nairobi and a further 1 hour into Kilimanjaro and Arusha.

Do I need a VISA?

British citizens require a visa for Kenya and Tanzania which can be obtained prior to travel or easily on arrival. Current cost is approx US$50. Please visit www.kenyahighcommission.net for more information.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Currency info

Kenyan Schillings are preffered and you can change money at the airport or your Nairobi hotels or use the local cash points to get cash out. Change some bills into small denominations to facilitate easy tipping where you feel necessary.

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