What you need to know the tourist
our citizens for entry in Kenya need a visa that is being done at the destroy of the country in Moscow for only 4-5 days. This year its cost has grown from $ 30 to $ 50.
In Kenya, two official languages - English and Swahili.
National Monetary Unit of the country – Kenyan Shilling, consisting of 100 cents. $ 1 is approximately 50-55 Kenyan shillings.
The best time to visit the country is August and September. From April to June in Kenya Rainy season. And the coldest month of the year – July, when the air temperature may fall to + 10 ° C.
In general, Kenya is a safe country, however there are several rules that tourists are obliged to observe. For example, during a safari stay in national parks, it is prohibited to go beyond the place of accommodation of security. And during the safari itself, it is forbidden to leave the car without the permission of the guide.
In Kenya, in contrast to some other South African countries, the hunt for wild animals is strictly prohibited. The violators are waiting for a serious punishment: a major cash finice or even imprisonment.
It is not recommended to take pictures of locals without them on the permission and independently (without a guide) to visit the dwellings of local residents, especially Masayev. Ignorance of local ethnic customs can lead to misunderstandings or even conflicts.
The Ministry of Health of Russia recommends to everyone who is sent to Kenya, making vaccinations from the yellow fever in order to prevent, although from October 1, 1997. To visit Kenya, this vaccination is not required. Vaccination must be made no later than 10 days before the date of departure, and the international certificate for vaccination is valid for 10 years. Vaccination make in Moscow in the polyclinic 13 at the address: ul. Neglinnaya, D. 14 (tel. 921-25-94). In addition, preventive measures are needed against malaria. Before the tour and during the trip, tourists must adopt antimalyariy pills (Meflohim or Lariam). After returning from the country, it is recommended to take on one tablet per week for two weeks to prevent. It is also recommended during safari to close open areas of the body and use special means against insect bites.
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap and buy fruit from street traders. It is better to eat drinks only in a bottle and bedding package, and with vegetables and fruits before eating cleaning the peel.