Kenya is one of the most interesting tourist and Africa! In this tourism in Kenya is one of the main income of the country, because of its nature to enjoy and relax on the beaches, tourists travel from all over the world.

Visa to Kenya

Visa at the border for US citizens.

At the border you can get a visa for up to 3 months in the presence of a passport, the validity of which is not less than 6 months at the time of arrival in Kenya. Tourist visas cost $ 50 transit for three days $ 20.
Important! The passport must have at least one blank page for affixing of visa stamps.
Important!
Kenya is in the composition of the countries of the East African Union (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda). In practice, this translates into the fact that if you visit any of these countries, and decided to return to Kenya, then again to pay the tax is not necessary. In practice it may be a bit more complicated and depend on the person who will pass you into the country. But at least you need when passing the border say this officer miss you. We are at the border, after returning from Tanzania, this factor has helped to save $ 50 per person.

Getting to Kenya airline tickets

Kenya climate

The climate is sub-equatorial Kenya, it is characterized by high temperature and humidity. However, the weather will vary depending on the region, such as Aberder park, which is located at an altitude of 3000 m and above, the weather will be made other than in Mombasa or Nairobi.
For beach season is best suitable time from mid-December to March and from July to October.
From March to May rainy season lasts long. Short rains season begins around the end of October to mid-December.
At the same time of the year there is a definite shift in the rainy season.

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What to do, where to go and what to see in Kenya

Despite its relatively small size, Kenya offers a large selection of tourist and recreational travel.

Safari

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Of course, the hallmark of Kenya and why most tourists goes here, is a safari. In Kenya, about 60 national parks.
The most interesting and popular of them:

Masai Mara - It is essentially a continuation of the Serengeti park located in Tanzania. It is believed that saturated animal Masai Mara is the best in the world. In this park you can find a big African five. The best time of the visit, is considered from July to September, when there is a great migration of animals. At this time, a huge number of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles migrate along the path of the Serengeti - Masai Mara, overcoming 1500 km. During all the way they are being watched predators, both on land and in the air. The most fascinating spectacle occurs when the animals cross the Mara River, and there they are waiting crocodiles.
Tsavo – the largest park in Kenya and one of the largest parks in the world. It has an area of 21,000 square meters. km. This is about 4% of the country.
Amboseli – this park apart from the animal world more interesting by the fact that its territory the best view of the highest peak of Kilimanjaro in Africa, although it is located in Tanzania. Park "Lake Nakuru" - its main attraction is that you can see the largest population of pink flamingos. Although during my stay a lot more pink flamingos on Lake Bogoria.
Lake Bogoria – here you can see a lot of pink flamingos. Near the lake beat hot geysers, which can boil an egg. And just to make a little picnic of food cooked in the geysers and backdrop for all this will serve as pink flamingos are a few dozen meters.
Naivasha – In this park you can go for a swim on a boat on the lake and observe the life of its inhabitants, hippos and pelicans. But this park is especially interesting in that unlike other national parks in Kenya, here you can leave the car and really take a walk in the wild. You can even run for zebras and giraffes. This pair are no predators.

Kenya beach vacation

Kenya tourism

Beach vacation is an important and indispensable factor for many to travel.
Mombasa and surroundings offer travelers 120 km. white sand beaches. The only drawback here can be strong tides that bare bottom at a hundred meters ahead.
Lamu - Island, who recently opened for tourists. This is one of the best places to relax and relaxing beach holiday. Been there say that time on the island, it runs at half the speed. Hurry civilization begins.

Diving
In Kenya, there are all conditions for diving, probably the best but not the only place to be this Watamu Marine Park. Visibility in Watamu is 20 meters.

Mountaineering and Trekking
In Kenya, there is a second peak in Africa, Mount Kenya, its height is 5199 meters.

Historical and cultural sites

In Mombasa Fort Jesus is. This is one of the oldest forts in Africa in 1593 in the old town of Mombasa are about 20 mosques, the oldest one of the 16th century. It is also interesting to see the Jain temples and Hindu temples.
On the island of Lamu is also the old fort as well as a number of interesting mosques.

Visit the original tribes

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Masai tribe

On the territory of Kenya, home to tribes who have preserved their identity and civilization, not much has changed their way of life. The most interesting tribes considered the Maasai, Samburu and Pokot.

Nightlife and sex tourism in Kenya

If, after a safari in Kenya, you will want to hang out and hang out, in cities such as Mombasa and Nairobi will not be difficult to do so. In these cities and their surroundings is enough nightlife and the average price for admission $ 5. In terms of sex tourism, Kenya is a place which is possible in the future, along with Thailand will become a Mecca of sex tourism. The best prerequisites for this in the first place in Mombasa, well, the second in Nairobi.
Prices for entertainment and sex tourism
Nightlife and sex tourism in Kenya, developed mainly in Nairobi and Mombasa. Prices for entry into the clubs begin about 3-5 $. Nairobi - a kind of Moscow. Accordingly, the prices of entertainment more than in the periphery. The girls, unlike the province more demanding and expensive call rates of $ 25-35. Mombasa and the surrounding area. Mombasa good city in terms of nightlife. There are many night clubs, in some admission is free. Girls in Mombasa sociable and easy to go on contact, and many are willing to do Me. From nightclubs, I can recommend the club Kazaurina (Sasaurina) which is in the MTAP (Mtwapa). Nearby are several small bars. Prices for girls from 12-15 $

Prices in Kenya

Prices on safari in Kenya
Prices on safari in Kenya when ordering services from local agencies directly in group low cost options start at around $ 115. When ordering individual safari, the price will be approximately $ 140-150. This price includes: entrance fees to parks, meals, accommodation in campsites or bungalows, as well as the services of a driver and a cook. Prices for vip services can reach exorbitant figures. For example: stay in a good hotel one of the national parks can start from $ 500 per night. Luxurious living in Africa is more expensive than in Western Europe.

Price Comparison
Prices for hotels in Nairobi and Mombasa start at about $ 25 per room for two guests. In Mombasa on the first line of about $ 100. On Lamu price of $ 50. In Kenya, as in many countries, there are hostels and guest houses. But this direction is not very developed in the country. For information on this type of property you need to look at the backpackers sites.

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Prices for massages
Prices for massages from $ 10 per hour, depending on where you order it. If you order on the beach, the massage you will do in a small bungalow with a curtain, and the price will be $ 10. If in an expensive hotel, it's much more expensive, respectively.

 

 
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