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Here are a few things you need to know about kenya and its people before you visit

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THE PEOPLE OF KENYA

DID YOU KNOW?
In Kenya, mobile banking is the norm. People use their mobile phones to send money to one another, pay bills such as rent, water, and electricity, as well as borrow money from banks. You simply need a sim card, register with your preferred telecommunications company, and you’re done!

Language

LANGUAGE​

DID YOU KNOW?
The two official languages in Kenya are English and Swahili. There are, however, around 60 languages spoken in different parts of the country. Almost everyone in Kenya speaks more than one African language.

Religion

RELIGION

DID YOU KNOW? 

Approximately 70% of Kenyans are Christians (38% Protestant, 28% Catholic) about 25% are adherents of indigenous religions and 6% are Muslim. Among the Kenyan Asian community there are Hindus, Sikhs, Parsees, and Bahais.

WHEN TO
VISIT KENYA

Anytime!

Kenya’s favourable equatorial climate allows you to visit the country all year round.

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Nairobi, KE
10:27 pm, May 24, 2024
temperature icon 19°C
moderate rain
Humidity Humidity: 91 %
Pressure Pressure: 1025 hPa
Wind Wind: 9 Km/h
Wind Gust Wind Gust: 0 Km/h
Clouds Clouds: 75%
Visibility Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise Sunrise: 6:28 am
Sunset Sunset: 6:31 pm
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Nairobi, KE
10:27 pm, May 24, 2024
temperature icon 19°C
moderate rain
Humidity 91 %
Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind 9 Km/h
Wind Gust Wind Gust: 0 Km/h
Clouds Clouds: 75%
Visibility Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise Sunrise: 6:28 am
Sunset Sunset: 6:31 pm

Entry
requirements

entry requirements

Apply for Electronic Travel Authorization to Kenya and pay
securely using your VISA card, Mastercard and Union Pay.
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kra
customs

kra customs

Here is everything you need to know about customs upon
your arrival including: clearance, baggage handling,
duties, and applicable fees.
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Getting Around Kenya

Discover every corner of Kenya through our different modes of transport

TRAVEL
KENYA BY ROAD

You can travel all over Kenya by road, thanks to our extensive network of well-paved roads and highways. There is a wide variety of online taxi services such as Uber that include transport by car and motorbike.

TRAVEL KENYA
BY AIR

Navigate effortlessly with our network of flights. Kenya boasts of 38 airports and airstrips, making travel within the country a breeze.

TRAVEL KENYA BY
TRAIN

Discover the beauty of Kenya from a unique perspective by traveling through scenic landscapes and cities via a well-connected and comfortable train network.

TRAVEL KENYA
BY MATATU

Matatus are the colorful and lively minibuses that are an integral part of Kenyan life and transport. These allow any traveller an authentic transport experience around the country.

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How To get a digital passport

Discover every corner of Kenya through our different modes of transport

Kenya Digital Passport

The most important thing you need to know about driving in Kenya is that we drive on the left. If you’ve grown up driving on the other side of the road, just remember that the driver should always be close to the centre of the road.

Entering Kenya with an Digital passport

The most important thing you need to know about driving in Kenya is that we drive on the left. If you’ve grown up driving on the other side of the road, just remember that the driver should always be close to the centre of the road.

Benefits of a Digital Passport

The most important thing you need to know about driving in Kenya is that we drive on the left. If you’ve grown up driving on the other side of the road, just remember that the driver should always be close to the centre of the road.