Kenya Travel Guide

  • After I said she is beautiful !!!
    After I said she is beautiful !!!
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    Out front of the Nairobi Museum
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Nairobi

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639,1512,80

Mombasa

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308,801,34

Masai Mara Game Reserve

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522,1637,33

Malindi

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65,194,4

Lamu Island

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37,113,14

Lake Nakuru National Park

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216,668,0

Lake Naivasha

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85,277,0

Kisumu

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17,31,0

Eldoret

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14,14,0

Nanyuki

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15,42,1

Kitale

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24,39,0

Ukunda

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11,49,16

Malindi

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8,66,16

Mombasa Island

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18,25,0

Watamu

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33,95,1

Amboseli National Park

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120,373,3

Lake Bogoria

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12,23,0

Nairobi National Park

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11,23,0

Bamburi

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22,131,11

Aberdare National Park

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36,86,6

Samburu Game Reserve

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37,167,0

Mount Kenya National Park

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25,84,0

Tsavo National Park East

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115,293,0

Maralal

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27,46,0

Oyugis

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4,39,0

Machakos

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1,5,0

Kimana

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30,178,0

Migori

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3,40,0

Narok

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6,13,0

Shanzu

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8,70,2

Thika

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8,15,0

Tsavo National Park West

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98,304,1

Kikambala

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0,0,1

Meru

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6,3,0

Kisii

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6,13,0

Wasini Island

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3,20,1

Lamu

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31,26,2

Homa Bay

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2,17,0

Nakuru

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7,10,2

Marsabit National Reserve

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11,45,0

Kilifi

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8,22,0

Bomet

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1,7,0

Meru National Park

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17,28,0

Lokichokio

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3,5,0

Funzi Island

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Naivasha

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1,3,0

Kericho

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1,6,0

Athi River

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4,17,0

Voi

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0,32,0

Nairobi

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  • National Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nairobi Things to Do

    This modest monument in Nairobi National Park commemorates the founding of the park in 1946 - the first national park in Kenya, which opened the door for the subsequent proclamation of iconic parks such as Masai Mara and Amboseli.

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  • The Sarova Stanley

    Nairobi Hotels

    Located in the center of the city, this gorgeous old hotel is pure class. The rooms are large and...

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  • Only 1 hour for visiting

    Nairobi Things to Do

    When I was there in May 2014, the visiting hour was only 11-12 noon. Thank God we decided (without prior knowledge) to see the elephants before the Giraffe Centre. The hour long introduction to the elephants and explanation of the mission of the orphanage was interesting and informative. The elephants were adorable! A must for all families with...

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Mombasa

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  • Lizards

    Mombasa Warnings and Dangers

    I visited Kenya on six occasions so far but was never warned to keep an eye on lizards, so I assume that they are completely harmless to man. Nevertheless, the lizard is animal that creates some discomfort and backlash, because if its appearance. Hardly anyone like reptiles.In Kenya, there are different types of lizards, of those little that we see...

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  • Royal Court Hotel

    Mombasa Hotels

    When all hell was breaking lose in Mombasa the Royal Court was safe as houses. The bar on the roof...

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  • Fort Jesus

    Mombasa Favorites

    I am very sensitive to any form of discrimination, especially when it comes to racial discrimination. In Kenya I realized that there is another form of discrimination that is based on greed and stupidity. I would call this discrimination with her real name, robbery.At the entrance to museum of Fort Jesus there is a price list which says:- 80 ksh...

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Masai Mara Game Reserve

Malindi

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  • Malindi

    Malindi Warnings and Dangers

    Generally in the resort you are totally safe, most of the people in Kenya are very nice and sweet person to talk to, they can teach us more than we can think, you only have to use a normal sense of caution to avoid any unpleasant situation that may occur.....for example avoid to walk alone along the beach, don't go too far from your resort, don't...

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  • Scorpio Villas

    Malindi Hotels

    Mnarani Road, Malindi, 80200, Kenya

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Turtle Bay Beach Resort

    Malindi Hotels

    Watamu 10 Mombasa, PO Box 457, Malindi, Kenya

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Be careful with the monkeys!

    Malindi Warnings and Dangers

    All around the place there were lots of monkeys. and we laugh when they played their tricks One day when we were resting a monkey came into our room, took Pringles from the table and ran out before we realize what happened.Advice: be careful with the monkeys!

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Lamu Island

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  • Coach/Mini Bus

    Lamu Island Transportation

    Update....2013.... Tahmeed now provide Bus service from Nairobi to Mombasa and possible to book Mombasa-Lamu combined. Nairobi Booking/Departure from River Road near the intersection of Accra Road...Original Post*** Dec 2011The cheapest (but not comfortable) way to get to Lamu Island is by Coach/Bus from Mombasa.From Nairobi, various companies have...

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  • Kizingo

    Lamu Island Hotels

    P.O. Box 138, Kenya

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Henna painting

    Lamu Island Local Customs

    You can ask some local women to make a henna painting for you, a traditional way of decorating the hands and feet, usually for a celebration like a marriage.They do it at a very low price, and the result is stunning!Watch out that they don't use hair dye though (colour is very black), because it can be very strong many people get an allergic...

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Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Naivasha

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  • By bicycle to Kongoni

    Lake Naivasha Things to Do

    From Fisherman´s Camp about 10 km east at the first roadfork left at the second roadfork to the right you will see a lot of wildlife like Zebras, Monkeys, Boars etc., if you continue a little past Kongoni you come to the Oloiden boat community project for reasonable boat tours on the lake.

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  • Hell's Gate National Park

    Lake Naivasha Things to Do

    This is a small National Park where you can go around by bicycle, see some Giraffes, Zebras, Buffalows etc. and hike at the Hell's Gate Gorge. Entrance fee is $ 30.

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  • The risk of flash floods in the gorge is...

    Lake Naivasha Warnings and Dangers

    A visit to the Ol-Njorowa gorge is a highlight of any visit to Hell's Gate National Park, but be aware that you need to exercise caution if and when you decide to hike there, particularly in the rainy season.Because it's such a confined space, the gorge is subject to flash floods as a result of heavy rain, during which the water can reach a depth...

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Kisumu

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  • Akamba bus

    Kisumu Transportation

    The easiest way to get to either Nairobi or Kampala from Kisumu is probably by Akamaba Bus Services. They have two direct busses in either direction between the two capitals that pass through Kisumu around lunchtime. If you are travelling from Nairobi or Kampala the bus will stop here for you to grab some lunch from one of the many cafes opposite...

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  • Boda Boda

    Kisumu Transportation

    Boda boda is the name given to the bicycles mainly used here as a means of transportation when getting around, upto the main small town its hard to get a car or a matatu. Thanks God the govt. has finally made a tarmac road, we hope now there will be buses plying this route

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  • Unique sunset

    Kisumu Things to Do

    If you love the view of sunrising or sunset like me, this place is ideal for it..espeacially when viewed by the lakeside or just whatsoever...I like it

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Eldoret

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  • Good Curry

    Eldoret Restaurants

    This is a dingy little restaurant in a not-so-nice hotel, but it has the best beef curry I've ever eaten. It also has a vegetable sauce to dip fried chicken in that we actually have craved since we've been home in the U.S. The decor is not great, but it's typically Kenyan. Beef or chicken curry!!!

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  • Clubs in elodert

    Eldoret Things to Do

    the nightlife is abit different from in nairobi, the clubs in elodert are sams which is expensive but worth the money, cyclone this is more of a hip hop club playing hip hop music and some R&B, then there is smiles this is dead cheap and plays well african music and some modern music. i suggest if you can't speak swahili get someone who can before...

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  • Bar Next to the Lincoln

    Eldoret Warnings and Dangers

    Not so much a danger but an avoidance tip.After lieing in bed at the lincoln weekend apon weekend listening to the loud music from the club next door we decided that it was about time to see what all the fuss is about so we ventured in. This is not advisable. 200 pairs of black eyes turned and stared as we walked in. The place is very smelly and...

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Nanyuki

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  • Queen and donkey

    Nanyuki Off The Beaten Path

    The small church on the banks of the Naromoru river on the Nyeri/Nanyuki highway, prides itself of having the express permission of Her Majesty to hung a replica of her Coat-of-Arms - "Hon Soit ut Mai Pense". The item was made in silk from a picture supplied by Westminister Abbey.A plaque at the bottom reads: "Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth...

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  • Mt. Kenya Safari Club

    Nanyuki Hotels

    Nanyuki, Kenya: The Fairmont Mt Kenya Safari Club in Nanyuki has a checkered history, which its...

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  • Handmade Woolly Stuff

    Nanyuki Shopping

    The Nanyuki Spinners and Weavers are a women's self-help initiative. They will give you a tour of their workshops where you can see how their products are made, starting from carding, spinning and colouring the wool to the making of carpets, wallhangings and other things. All of which you can buy of course at the end of the tour in their shop.

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Kitale

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  • Traditional life style of the Pokot

    Kitale Local Customs

    Many Pokot do live still very traditional with their goats, patinated gourds of milk or booze and tamarind seeds. They use also headrests, stools, wrist-knife and fingerknife.In the compound we saw a woman with a calebas container, but we didn't really understand what she was doing or preparing. She couldn't explain us herself. JLBG's idea is that...

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  • Herbs for the ceremony

    Kitale Local Customs

    The Pokot still have a lot of ceremonies. The elders of the community are making prayings and offerings. The medicine man has a significant role in maintaining the spiritual balance within the community. And feasts and dances are held to thank the deities for the generosity. We attended a ceremony, where a special kind of herbs was used together...

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  • Pokot ceremony of name´s giving

    Kitale Local Customs

    In one of the huts in the compound of the Pokot people, where we were introduced, we were asked to attend a ceremony.In the hut a medicine man and some elders of the community were gathered for a name's giving ceremony. The mother with her child was also sitting in the hut, watching the ceremony and waiting for what would happen.

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Ukunda

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  • Jeep Safaris in Kenya

    Ukunda Things to Do

    Jeep Safaris in Kenya its the Best here in Kenya.Here you found all African Animals and you found all African Landscape, When you go with a Jeep or a Safari Bus to a Safari, then you need a good touroperator. The best is when you book before you travel to Kenya. Then you have time for reading all the information about the Camps or Lodgen, the roads...

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  • Pinewood Village Beach Resort

    Ukunda Hotels

    Galu Beach, Ukunda, Kenya

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Seashells for sale

    Ukunda Warnings and Dangers

    Amongst the host of different souvenirs available for the tourist visiting Diani beach are some examples of local sea shells. Now I don't know how these are collected but they are almost certainly harvested as live animals from the nearby reef thus depleting the natural population.Supporting this trade only encourages and provides a market for...

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Malindi

See all 8 Malindi Tips
  • Malindi

    Malindi Warnings and Dangers

    Generally in the resort you are totally safe, most of the people in Kenya are very nice and sweet person to talk to, they can teach us more than we can think, you only have to use a normal sense of caution to avoid any unpleasant situation that may occur.....for example avoid to walk alone along the beach, don't go too far from your resort, don't...

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  • Scorpio Villas

    Malindi Hotels

    Mnarani Road, Malindi, 80200, Kenya

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Turtle Bay Beach Resort

    Malindi Hotels

    Watamu 10 Mombasa, PO Box 457, Malindi, Kenya

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Be careful with the monkeys!

    Malindi Warnings and Dangers

    All around the place there were lots of monkeys. and we laugh when they played their tricks One day when we were resting a monkey came into our room, took Pringles from the table and ran out before we realize what happened.Advice: be careful with the monkeys!

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Mombasa Island

See all 18 Mombasa Island Tips
  • Fort Jesus

    Mombasa Island Things to Do

    A visit to the -16th century; Fort Jesus in the Old Town is a "must",located on the edge of a coral ridge overlooking the entrance to the Old Port of Mombasa, was built by the Portuguese in 1593 to protect their trade route to India and their interests in East Africa.

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  • Crime & Prostitution

    Mombasa Island Warnings and Dangers

    Generally Mombasa is one of the safest towns in Kenya, thats because of the tourist industry, but still every week someone is killed by muggers. The Kenyan authorities are not doing enough to reslove the problem. Majority of the incidents happen to rich local businessmen rather than tourists.Saying that a couple of years ago raiders raided a hotel...

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  • Wood Carvings@the beach

    Mombasa Island Tourist Traps

    You've just arrived at your hotel and checked in, you are suffering from jet lag but the white beach and turquoise water looks so inviting.You step out on to the beach only to be overwhelmed by beach traders, trying to sell you wood carvings. I decided to buy 20 key rings from one of the traders, I paid him half the money in advance and guess what...

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Watamu

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  • Horse riding in Watamu

    Watamu Sports & Outdoors

    The Sun Palm Hotel in Watamu is offering horse riding treks. I went for a 1-hour trek with 2 friends, and we were very happy with the horses. They were well trained and in good condition. My friends had no horse-riding experience, and they each had a person with them who was leading them as they were a bit nervous. So we were well looked after and...

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  • Hemingways Resort

    Watamu Hotels

    I would like to add another hotel in Malindi. Best regards, HANS last visit on May, 2005.

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  • Gedi ruins, snorkeling and ice cream.

    Watamu Things to Do

    The Gedi ruins are great, photographers to get there at about 16:00 in summer, its amazing, how things have lasted this long and the history. the guides are great and worth their tip at the end. snorkeling was great, the coral is in slowly returning to its former spectactle but a great and cheap excursion. then we found a ice cream shop near the...

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