Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. It's also home to wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos.
From Nairobi, the capital of and largest city in Kenya, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Spoken Languages

English and Swahili/Kiswahili

Climate

Temperature will range between 24°C-26°C in October during the conference*

Currency

US Dollars (US$) 1 = Kenyan Shilling (KES) 100.81**

Time Zone

GMT + 3 hours

Calling code

+254

* Rainy season, so it might be appropriate to carry some rain protective clothing  or something warmer for the evenings as it tends to get a bit chilly in the evenings.

** Exchange rate is posted for information only and is subject to change without notice. You must contact your bank to get the latest and most accurate information.

All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Kenya will need a Visa, except citizens from the following countries who are exempt:

Bahamas

Burundi

Fiji

Kiribati

Mauritius

St Kitts & Nevis

Seychelles

Swaziland

Uganda

Barbados

Cyprus

Gambia

Lesotho

Namibia

St Lucia

Sierra Leone

Tanzania

Vanuatu

Belize

Darussalam

Ghana

Malawi

Nauru

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Singapore

Tonga

Zambia

Botswana

Dominica

Grenada

Malaysia

Papua New  Guinea

Samoa

Solomon Islands

Trinidad & Tobago

Zimbabwe

Brunei

Ethiopia

Jamaica

Maldives

Rwanda

San Marino

South Africa

Tuvalu

 

Foreign nationals wishing to travel to Kenya are required to possess a valid passport of their country and a valid Kenya eVisa. You can get your Kenya eVisa fast and simple without having to send your passport to the Kenya Embassy. Click here to apply online for Kenya eVisa in 3 easy steps.

NOTE: Passport holders of the following countries are NOT ELIGIBLE for eVisa. They will be required to submit a paper based application for a visa to the Department of Immigration services.

Afghanistan

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Kosovo

Mali

Somalia

Armenia

Eritrea

Lebanon

Palestine

Syria

Cameroon

Iraq

Libya

Senegal

Tajikista

For more info on Visa, please click here.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is the international airport in Nairobi. Located in the Embakasi suburb 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Nairobi's central business district, the airport has scheduled flights to destinations in over 50 countries.The airport is named after Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president and prime minister. The airport served over 7 million passengers in 2016 making it the seventh busiest airport in passenger traffic on the continent.