After having presented the reasons for traveling to Kenya, it is necessary that before traveling to the brilliant jewel of Africa, the requirements for a safe trip free from difficulties are known.
It is quite common that before traveling to a country questions arise such as: Will it be dangerous? Is it mandatory to get vaccinated? Do I take the Malarone? . That is why today we bring you tips for traveling to Kenya that will help you whether you are going on your own or if it is an organized trip.
Entry requirements to Kenya
To travel to Kenya you need:
- Passport valid for at least 6 months at the time of entry and until the date your trip ends.
- Have a return ticket.
- Have enough money to finance your stay.
- Supporting document of accommodation.
Vaccinations needed to travel to Kenya
In addition to taking pills against Malaria, you should have the following vaccinations: Tetanus, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhus.
Getting informed is important
Taking into account information related to safety, health, administrative procedures such as issuing visas, etc … is really important before each trip.
Also, find out about basic things like the official currency of Kenya, which is the Kenyan shilling; the official language, which are English and Swahil and, finally, also know which areas not to visit, which are, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
- The entire Northeast province, which includes Mandera, Wajir and Garissa counties, and especially the border with Somalia.
- Lamu County, including the islands of Lamu and Manda.
- The coastline from the Tana River to the Galana River.
- Nairobi’s slums, especially the Eastleigh neighborhood.
- Sea voyages are also discouraged due to piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.