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What should I pay attention to when traveling to Kenya?

2018-03-09 17:36:00

What should I pay attention to when traveling to Kenya? Kenya is mostly a highland area, the East African Rift Valley runs through the north and south, so it is known as the "East Africa cross" title. There are many lakes and volcanoes in the rift zone. It is bordered by Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia. At 5,199 meters above sea level, the central Mount Kenya crosses the equator and is the second highest mountain in Africa. Kilimanza is the highest peak in Africa, located in the northeast of Tanzania, near the border with Kenya, is an isolated group of dead mountains with a diameter of about 80km. Its highest peak, Mount Kibo, is a volcanic cone at 5,895 meters above sea level, making it the highest mountain in Africa. The summit snow all year round, forming the wonders of the equatorial snow mountain. The Swahili word Kilimanjaro means "shining mountain" or "bright and beautiful mountain".

climate

Most of Kenya has a savanna climate, with hot and humid coastal areas and a mild plateau climate. The rainy season is from March to June and from October to December, while the rest is dry season. END

population

Kenya has a total population of 30 million and an area of 580,000 square kilometers. END

Jet lag

Kenya standard time is 5 hours behind China. END

Language

The national language of Kenya is Kiswahili (known locally as Kiswahili). Swahili originated on the African coast and was adopted as a commercial language by Arabs and coastal tribes. In Kenya, most people usually speak a tribal language at home, Swahili in everyday life and English when conducting trade. Learning a little of the local language is well worth it. Most Kenyans are thrilled to hear tourists trying to use Swahili. END

By bus

Kenya tour bus is usually a nine-seat special tour bus. Each car seats up to 6-7 people, in the car guests should pay attention to maintain hygiene, soot, fruit peels and other garbage into the prepared garbage bag, do not throw out of the car, by the driver unified treatment. It is absolutely not allowed to stick your head or hands out of the window of the car, as that would risk being attacked by wild animals, and it is also not allowed to throw any food or items at animals, which could lead to heavy fines from the authority. END

currency

The currency of Kenya is the Kenyan Shilling, with 1 U.S. dollar equal to 75 shillings (above the exchange rate of the day). U.S. dollars, euros and British pounds can be exchanged for local currency in Kenya. END

diet

Your breakfast is served in the Western restaurant of the wine, and lunch and dinner in the capital Nairobi are food suitable for Chinese tastes, mainly arranged in the Chinese restaurant. However, there are no Chinese restaurants in the Kenyan park, and local style buffets will be arranged. According to their own taste, guests can bring their own instant noodles, mustard, biscuits, beef jerky and other small food. END

Power source

Kenya voltage 220V/50 Hz, socket for British three eyes square head. Visitors had better bring a converter socket, it is easy to buy in the electrical supplier. END

shop
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African arts and crafts with its unique perspective and immediate expression techniques, has been internationally renowned, is a bright pearl in the world's art treasure. Among the many African works of art, wood carvings, stone carvings, hand-made articles and various kinds of paintings are the most prominent. In Kenya you can buy different grades of arts and crafts, the choice is very large. In addition to the exclusive sale of famous artists, there are some famous markets such as Tuesday market, village market, and city market, which are the distribution centers of various kinds of crafts. The market is for individual vendors with reasonable prices, but don't forget to bargain.

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Kenya's black tea and coffee have always been sought-after goods in the world market, renowned for their high quality, pure taste and high quality. In addition, there are nuts, papaya wine, mango wine and other kinds of wine products, are also its native products.

Medical treatment

Before going to Kenya, passengers must go to the local epidemic prevention station for immunization, such as yellow fever vaccination, and obtain a yellow skin certificate. Pay attention to food hygiene during travel in Kenya, do not buy food and drink in the stalls of small vendors. You'd better take some regular medicine with you. END

Friendly reminder
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. Overseas rooms are generally double rooms. Disposable toothbrush, toothpaste, slippers and other items are not provided in the wine. Please make appropriate preparations before departure.

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. Kenya raw water is not drinkable, it is best to boil water or drink mineral water. However, there is no drinking hot water supply in the wine, tourists who like tea, please bring their own tea, and bring a good electric kettle.

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. Guests are responsible for personal expenses such as the small bar in the hotel room, payment TV, laundry and communication facilities

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. The wine environment in Kenya park is very beautiful, and the room is generally without air conditioning, television and other equipment.

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. Most wines in Kenya come with a swimming pool, and guests who like to swim can bring their own swimsuits.

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. Dining room tip is generally 1 dollar per room tip per day. Bellman tips are the responsibility of the guest and are $1 per bag or per room. Please attach your name and distinctive marks or stickers to your luggage. After arriving, the bartender will take care of your luggage. You can take your carry-on luggage by yourself. If found missing, please contact the leader in time.

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. All outbound flights have uniform regulations on liquids: each person can carry no more than 100 ml of liquid, a total of no more than 1 liter, more than this liquid must be checked, knives, clippers, nail clippers must also be checked, so please prepare in advance.

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