Info travel

All you need to know

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How to reach us

Daily scheduled flights with major international airlines and weekly charter flights to Mombasa

Documents

A passport is required with at least six months’ validity and a blank page for the entry visa

Entry Visa:

Visa is obtained on arrival in Kenya, at Mombasa and Nairobi airports or in Italy, at the Kenya Embassy in Rome.

Vaccinations

For Kenya no vaccination is mandatory. If you go to Tanzania and then go to Kenya it is compulsory to vaccinate against yellow fever. We recommend antimalarial prophylaxis. Before leaving for a holiday go to your doctor and advise on the type of prophylaxis most appropriate. During the holiday, it is good to follow some preventive behavioral rules: from sunset, we recommend wearing long-sleeved shirts and long trousers, using skin-repellent and sleeping with mosquito nets.

Cards and currency

Payment by credit card:

Kilili Baharini accepts Visa and American Express credit cards

Currency:

In Kenya the currency is the Kenyan Shilling, divided into 100 cents, and is worth about 0.011 euros.

Language

The official languages ​​are Kiswahili and English. In Malindi is also quite used Italian.

Climate

The climate is typically tropical. The coast benefits from the influence of monsoons that make the temperature pleasant and swinging between 24 and 30 degrees. May and June are the months of the rainy season.

Kitchen

It’s international. Good fruit, fish and shellfish. We recommend that you try the local specialties.

Clothing

We recommend a sportswear and practical clothing, especially if you are going to make safari, with comfortable and flat shoes or closed boots. For a stay in Malindi, do not forget: hat, sunglasses, protective creams, anti mosquito repellents, umbrella for the rainy season. For the evening, a sweater will definitely be useful. Safari baggage should be reduced to what is needed. We recommend the use of comfortable bags.

Others things to know

Time zone:

Kenya is GMT/UTC + 3h Standard Time and does not utilize daylight saving time.

Electrical current:

It ranges from 220 to 240 volts and the sockets are of flat English type, fit with an adapter. There are Italian sockets in Kilili Baharini and everything is in accordance with EEC.

Tipping:

Are welcome. At the end of the safari it is an habit to give a tip to the driver.