Kenya Travel Tips -Travelling Do's and Don'ts
9 November 2017 0 comments
- We understand that you want to take as many pictures of the beautiful country as possible, but before you begin to take pictures of houses or people, ask for their permission. In some cases, you may be required to offer a tip for those pictures.
- Watch your money. Make sure that, when switching currency you do so in a reputable hotel, foreign exchange bureau or bank.
- Do not display your valuables to the world; this will keep you from being the target of theft.
- Only carry what you need in regards to money when venturing out.
- Keep yourself "undercover" - do not display jewelry.
- If you are going on a safari, watch your clothing choices. Bright colors (such as whites and blues) attract wild animals as well as insects. Camouflage clothing, is in some cases, illegal to wear.
- Never approach a wild animal, even if they appear harmless.
- Drinking water - it is safer to drink bottled or mineral water.
- Tipping is OK although not mandatory in most places. A tip of US$1 per bag for luggage per move, $5 for driver guides and professional safari guides per day per person for a group of say 4 passengers and above (or equivalent) and 10% of your consumption in the lodges for lodge staff is acceptable. In the hotels, except for the porters taking care of your luggage, placing a good tip in a tip box is more appreciated as it will benefit even the back office staff such as chefs, house keepers, cleaners etc
We hope above Kenya travel tips will be helpful and will prepare you for a wonderful visit to Kenya.