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If you are visiting Kenya for the first time, here are some things to keep in mind:

Visa requirements: You will need a valid passport and a visa to enter Kenya. To apply for an e-Visa to Kenya, you will need to visit the official e-Visa portal of the Kenyan government on this link

 Health considerations: Kenya is located in a tropical region, so it’s important to take precautions against malaria, yellow fever, and other tropical diseases. Consult with your doctor before your trip to determine which vaccinations and medications you may need.

Climate: Kenya has a tropical climate, with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons. The best time to visit is during the dry seasons, which are from January to March and July to October.

Currency: The official currency of Kenya is the Kenyan shilling. You can exchange your currency at banks, hotels, and exchange bureaus. Credit cards are widely accepted in major cities, but it’s a good idea to carry cash for smaller transactions.

Transportation: Public transportation in Kenya can be challenging, so it’s best to arrange for private transportation or use a reputable taxi service. If you plan to drive, be aware that roads can be rough and traffic can be chaotic.

Culture: Kenyan culture is diverse and rich, with more than 40 different ethnic groups. Be respectful of local customs and traditions, and dress modestly when visiting religious sites or rural areas.

Wildlife: Kenya is home to some of the world’s most famous wildlife reserves, such as the Maasai Mara and Amboseli National Park. If you plan to go on a safari, be sure to book with a reputable tour operator and follow all safety guidelines.

Language: English and Swahili are the official languages of Kenya, but there are many other languages spoken throughout the country. Learning a few basic Swahili phrases can be helpful and appreciated by locals.

 Safety: Like any destination, it’s important to take precautions to ensure your safety while in Kenya. Stay aware of your surroundings, avoid displaying valuables, and be cautious when using public transportation at night.

Overall, Kenya is a beautiful and fascinating country to visit, with plenty to see and do. With a bit of preparation and awareness, you can have a safe and enjoyable trip.

To book a Kenya Safari tour with Sunup Adventures, you can visit our website and browse our safari packages. You can also contact us directly to discuss your interests and preferences, and we can help you customize a safari itinerary that suits your needs. Make sure to inquire about our rates, inclusions, and exclusions, and any other details you may need to know before making a reservation.

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