Questions tagged [kenya]

Questions regarding traveling to the country of Kenya in Africa.

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I have a UK passport, can I leave South Africa to visit Kenya and return to South Africa during the 90 day Holiday visa?

I’m visiting South Africa on a UK passport and then traveling to Kenya for a short holiday before returning to South Africa to continue my holiday. Is my 90 day Holiday visa valid for the return.
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Can I travel to Kenya without a passport even though I'm a citizen?

My passport got burned but I'm still obviously a dual Irish/Kenyan citizen. I have a valid Irish passport and was wondering if I booked a ticket from Dublin to Kenya, could I travel on my Irish ...
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Nigerian Visa on Arrival for Kenyan Citizen

I am a Kenyan planning to travel to Nigeria early next year for like 3 days. I am concerned about this Visa On Arrival. I need clarification on what it is and what the requirements are should I plan ...
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In Kenya, are airlines authorised to conduct background checks of passengers? [closed]

Are airlines authorised to carry out a background check prior to check-in and deny you boarding? My son reported to the check-in counter at Nairobi Airport to catch a flight to Quito through ...
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Driving in Kenya while in Ontario's graduated licensing system (G1 or G2)

According to this, if you hold a valid Canadian driver's license, you can drive in Kenya (due to both being Commonwealth nations). However, I was not able to find how this relates to the graduated ...
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Using old 'full' passport for visa-free travel

I have an old South African passport which has no more space for visas, and a new South African passport which I got because the old one is full. The old passport hasn't expired yet (only expiring ...
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Can I enter Kenya and Tanzania multiple times on single-entry visas?

I will be traveling to Kenya and Tanzania, and will make multiple stops in each country: Home -> Kenya -> Tanzania -> Kenya -> Zanzibar (Tanzania) -> Kenya -> Home. I will not travel outside of those ...
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Can I visit my fiancée in Kenya during the spouse visa application?

Me and my fiancee have been looking to spend time with each other over Christmas in Kenya but I fear that it may negatively affect our spouse visa application in some way, due to speaking to my ...
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Can I use both my refugee travel document and my national passport? [duplicate]

I hold refugee status in Germany and I have a refugee travel document under the 1951 convention but my national passport was returned to me back by the foreign office and it's still valid for 5 more ...
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Proving travel history from years ago on an expired passport [closed]

I'm trying to prove that I was a tourist in Kenya on two six month tourist visas in 2006/7, but don't have any records for it. The visa stamps would be in an old passport that I no longer have, and ...
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Procedure for reporting lost passport in Kenya

One of my friends (one Irish and one British) are on holidays abroad in Kenya and one passport fell into an open drain while getting out of a car. Long story-short, they are now left without travel ...
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Entering Kenya as dual citizen with UK passport?

The question isn't regarding the legality of it but rather the practical benefits. I did read on another forum that although It costs more to enter Kenya with a UK passport, if I am caught in trouble (...
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Should I update information after Kenyan visa was granted?

I'm an American. A month or so ago, I applied for and got a Kenyan visa for a volunteer trip I'm taking this summer. On the application, it asked "What countries have you visited in the past three ...
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In which Nairobi suburb are there budget guest houses frequented by mainly non-tourists?

I am a Western tourist and I need to stay in Nairobi for one week. I'm looking for budget accommodation near-ish the center (max 12km radius from the Ethiopian Embassy). The room must be safe, i.e., ...
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Planning a visit to Africa (Kenya), which other wildlife parks are worth going? [closed]

We are a group of 6 and are planning a wildlife safari/trip to Africa with our starting point being Nairobi, Kenya during the month of September 2017. According to the itinerary received by the ...
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How to ship luggage from Dar Es Salaam to Kenya [closed]

I'm looking to ship three large bags from Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania to Watamu or Malindi in Kenya. If that's not possible, then to Mombasa. It would be ideal to not spend a fortune (e.g. with a ...
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Lake Victoria Region Travel [closed]

I will be visiting Jinja, Uganda in March 2017. My plan is to get an East African Visa at Entebbe Airport on landing. I will head north to Jinja, Uganda and then after a few days cross into Kenya at ...
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Application form for visitor visa to Malta

What is the link to the online application form for an Ethiopian citizen wanting to apply for a visitor visa to Malta from Kenya?
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Souvenirs from the US and Canada

I will be travelling to the US soon and I would like to bring my family some souvenirs. To narrow choices down: Must be comestible Must be transportable (over a 23-hour flight) Must be ...
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Backpacking in Egypt and Kenya: Applying for a visa on the road and onward travel requirements

I'm intending to travel to different countries soon. As an ASEAN Citizen I am free to travel to any ASEAN country (southeast Asia), after travelling in ASEAN I'll be headed to India where we can get a ...
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Travelling to Malta from Kenya next month, concerned about my visa application

I am to travel to Malta next month for a conference I've been invited to. My host will cater for both travel and accommodation. I have a hotel reservation confirmed by a letter from the hotel to me ...
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Is it safe to arrive at Amboseli National Park (Kenya) at night? [closed]

I'm wondering if it's safe to drive to Amboseli at night. We are planning to leave Nairobi at around 3pm Saturday to our lodge, which is located near the Amboseli National Park (not within the park ...
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How can I get to Arusha, Tanzania from Nairobi, Kenya?

What are my options (methods, approximate prices, safety, and duration) in getting from Nairobi, Kenya to Arusha, Tanzania? I'll be in Nairobi and want to travel to Arusha to join a Mount Kilimanjaro ...
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How much of the original 'Lunatic Express' rail system in Africa is still active?

I was researching information on Carl Hoffman's book "The Lunatic Express" and found that it's also the colloquial name for a rail system primarily serving safaris in the first two decades of the 20th ...
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Transit by road through Kenya [closed]

I am planning to travel to Jinja in Uganda from Malawi. I wish to transit through Kenya spending probably max two nights in the process, possibly only one night. We can't get a Carnet for the vehicle ...
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Baggage Allowance on Precision Air

The listed baggage allowance on Precision Air is 23kg for economy class between Kenya and Tanzania. I'd like to know if that means I can have two pieces of luggage with a combined weight of 23kg, or ...
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Is there a ferry running from Mwanza (Tanzania) to Kisumu (Kenya)? Schedules?

I would like to travel by ferry from Mwanza in Tanzania to Kisumu in Kenya. Is there a ferry on that route / something close to it, and if so are there published schedules for them?
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Best options for crossing Lake Victoria by ferry

I'm looking for the best option for crossing lake Victoria between Uganda (Entebbe) and Kenya (Kisumu) in either direction. Before anyone suggest earthwise I have attempted calling them (number not ...
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At what point(s) do you go through customs when stopping in a third country?

My 17 yr old daughter will be traveling alone to volunteer at an orphanage in Kenya. Her itinerary takes her from Atlanta to Washington Dulles to Dubai to Nairobi (with a reverse of that on the return ...
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Is it worth it to go to Mount Kenya for only one day?

Yesterday a friend told me that he will travel to Kenya and he's interested to go to Mount Kenya. He has only one or two days to go up this mountain, so he's wondering if there is something that ...