Kenya Safari Information
Frequently Asked Questions
ATMs are found throughout Kenya’s citiess
The currency is the Kenyan Shilling, where KES1 is made up of 100 cents. Foreign currencies such as the USD are widely accepted.
Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club and American Express are accepted in the hotels and accomodations and most shops. Proof of identity may be requested, so be sure to carry a passport or some form of identification at all times.
The weather is generally hot throughout the year, with humidity rising in the summer. Along the coastline it is tropical and has higher rainfall and higher temperatures throughout the year.The climate inland is described as arid and hot with not so mutch rainfall.
Average summer temperatures (September to April)
Average winter temperatures (May to August)
Long rains: April – May
Short rains: November – Mid December
Oranje Safari can tailor-make your tour & safari to suit your needs and also recommend the best places to visit in Kenya depending on the time of year you are able to travel. Read more about the best time to visit Kenya
Travel Times Safari Kenya
Kenya is a big country, when planning a safari to Kenya, a good idea is to find out how long it takes to get from point A to B.
If you know how long the drive is from for example Nairobi to the Masai Mara you can plan if you go with by plane or by car.
Basic Tips ..Clothing etc
Should you take a waterproof jacket .. Read basic safari tips to kenya here.
Our 2 main safari departure locations are Nairobi and the Mombassa Area.
The Mombassa area consists of Mombasa City ,Diani,Watamu,Kilifi and Malindi. Read more about the Mombassa Area in this article.
We provide Mombasa, Malindi, Watamu and Diani beach hotel bookings. Pinewood Village Hotel we recommend this hotel whith our safaris departuring from Mombassa Area.
We can assist in booking your hotel in Nairobi just contact us.
Bring Duffel Bags over Suitcase Even though you travel with firm big suitcases, you will do your self a big favour if you think ahead and sort the safari items in special bag, preferably smaller duffel bag. Add a camera backpack and you have already reached the limit. If you intend to fly between the parks, light aircraft baggage limit is between 10 to 15 kilos only. Read more Safari Tips in our safari tips page.
Oranje Safari made a list of all the parks we offer safaris to in Kenya and Tanzania
Kenya Country Information
Did you know that
There are 80 wildlife species in Kenya?
Are there 70 different kinds of tribes living in Kenya?
There are more than 50 national parks in Kenya?
More questions ? just contact us ..