Travel destinations in Kenya! Here you can find inspiration for Kenya's best travel destinations. Do you like exotic animals, beautiful beaches and exciting encounters with people? Here are our best tips for travelling to Kenya!

Why travel to Kenya?

Kenya is an exciting and exotic country, and many people travel here to experience safaris. On safari in Kenya you have the opportunity to see the big five: lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. The country also offers beautiful nature and interesting encounters with a different culture.

If you like sun and sea, for example, you can discover the popular beaches around Mombasa. In addition, it is of course interesting to discover the capital Nairobi. Here you will find inspiration and tips for your trip to Kenya.

Travel destinations in Kenya - inspirational reading

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Peter and Helena Bergström in Kenya, the travel magazine FREEDOMtravel
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Info and facts about Kenya

  • Capital city: Nairobi
  • Language: English, Swahili and many different tribal languages
  • Residents: 49.7 million (2017)
  • Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES)
  • Religion: Christianity (84.8 %), Islam (9.7 %)
  • Flag: The flag of Kenya is a tricolour in black, red and green with white dividing stripes between the fields. In the centre of the flag is a Maasai shield with two crossed spears.
  • National anthem: Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu (God our strength)

Good to know about Kenya

  • Price mode: Cheaper than Sweden
  • Time difference: +2 hours
  • Emergency number: 999
  • El: Adapter needed
  • Water: Choose bottled drinking water
  • Watch out: Check the security situation at Sweden Abroad before travelling to Kenya. The MFA has long advised against travelling to the coast near Somalia including the island of Lamu. In Nairobi, caution should be exercised, especially in certain areas. The country can also be unstable during elections.
  • Think about: It is advisable to dress sensitively outside hotel areas in Muslim areas, such as around Mombasa.

Travelling to Kenya

  • Flight: Several airlines (KLM, Kenya Airways and others) fly to Nairobi, but not directly from Stockholm. Bookings can be made all the way, with changes in, for example, Amsterdam or Dubai.

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