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A fantastic pit stop either side of your safari holiday

It has restaurants galore, exciting nightlife and some of the best shopping in Africa! Constantly on the go, you’ll soon fall into its fast, frenetic pace, following in the footsteps of celebrities, VIPs, and royalty who have all enjoyed the myriad attractions of Kenya’s capital city.

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Essential information for Nairobi

Local time


Kenya flag
English & Swahili


Kenyan Shilling
Official currency of Kenya

Flight information

8h 30m
Nairobi (NBO)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Daily flights from the UK to Nairobi

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 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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