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.
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Temperature will range between 24°C-26°C in October during the conference*
US Dollars (US$) 1 = Kenyan Shilling (KES) 100.81**
GMT + 3 hours
* 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:
St Kitts & Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Papua New Guinea
Trinidad & Tobago
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.
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.