VISA, MASTERCARD and AMERICAN EXPRESS are widely accepted for tourists. There’s usually a 5% mark-up on top of the price as establishments are charged a fixed of their transactions.

The following tips will help you plan ahead of your travel to East Africa.

Export of gold and diamonds is prohibited, as is the export of game trophies and skins, unless acquired from personnel of the Government of Kenya. Game trophies, plant materials, hard drugs and pornographic literature are

The main public holidays are: January 1st (New Year’s day), Good Friday, Easter Monday, May 1st (Labour day), June 1st (Madaraka day), October 20th (Mashujaa/heroes day), December 12th (Jamhuri / Independence day), December 25th and 26th (Xmas days), and the Islamic Idd-Ul –Fitr which depends on

All major towns in Kenya have banks with a bureau de change (foreign exchange offices). Banking hours are between 09.00a.m - 03.00p.m and 09.00a.m - 11.00a.m on the first and the last Saturday of the month. Banks at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) are 24hrs in operation. Forex

There are two rainy seasons, the long rains from March to May and the short rains in October and November. On the plateau the weather is hot and dry with temperatures during the day of between 25C and 31C all year-round. During the night, the temperatures can be as cool as 5C during the months

Mt. Kenya is a broad, large symmetrical volcano cone whose diameter at the base is about 12km.It was formed between 2.6 and 3.1 million years ago by eruptions of successive layers of volcanic lava. Mt. Kenya is climbed at all times of the year however, it’s best to avoid the two rainy seasons that

These can be obtained at the border for most nationalities, but you are advised to confirm with the Kenya / Uganda / Tanzania Embassy or consulate in your country or contact us before travel. If obtainable on arrival at the port of entry, two passport size photos and a passport valid for at least 6

Africa Viza Travel was created among other objectives to offer its clients effective car hire with the best service at unbeatable prices. We operate a range of vehicles in Kenya and Uganda ranging from 4WDs, minibuses, and saloon cars to fully blown safari vehicles. Our services under this

Voltage in Kenya is 220 – 240AC. An adapter is necessary for appliances which are manufactured in the U.S.A and Canada, and can operate on 110 - 120AC. The sockets are made according to the British system (3 pins).

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