At Paul Safaris we provide competitive prices for any accommodation, package or tour subject to availability. Our meticulous planning, in-depth knowledge, honest advice, and financial protection all ensure that you will enjoy the most memorable holiday experience.
We have professional tour operators and guides who can take you to any safari destination of your choice. We provide a wide variety of Tanzania and Kenya tours and safaris. We also give the best rates in the region with guaranteed satisfaction.
Paul Safaris plans private, bespoke and tailor made safaris throughout the country. This allows you the flexibility and freedom to explore Kenya without limits, setting your own holiday pace, spending more time in those places and any other attraction you find interesting.
Kenya has two main international airports. In Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport which is located 16km from the city center and Moi International Airport in Mombasa, located 12km from the town center.
Hard currencies can be exchanged in cash or travelers cheques at banks and forex bureaus all over the country and in most hotels. US Dollars and Sterling Pounds are most acceptable. Banks are usually open from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, Mondays through to Friday and from 9.00 am to 11.00 am on Saturdays.
VISA, MASTERCARD and AMERICAN EXPRESS are widely accepted.
Major stores, tourist services, offices and museums open from 8.00am to 5.00pm. Souvenirs to take back home can include wood and soap stone sculptures and carvings, ciondos (sisal baskets), beadwork and tribal regalia, masks, textiles and gemstones set in unique jewellery pieces.
The official languages are Kiswahili and English. However special arrangements can be made by Tru Nomads for multilingual guides.
A check should be made with the nearest Kenyan High Commission/Embassy, Kenya Tourist Office or any airline with scheduled flights into Kenya for an update on health requirements prior to departure.
Hotels and lodges provide safe drinking water in guest rooms. Bottled mineral water is also available in every restaurant and supermarket.
Membership of the Flying Doctors Society is strongly recommended. In event of accident or sickness while on safari, the society will fly patients by air ambulance to Nairobi for admittance to hospital at a fee.
Both mains electricity and generated supply in lodges provide 240 volts AC 50 cycles. Most hotels and some game lodges provide shaving points with 110v 50 cycles. Sockets are normally three pin and of the ‘square’ variety.
Although hotels and lodges include a service charge, it is customary to tip porters, waiters, taxi drivers and safari drivers/guides.
Communication is possible from major centers and increasingly from remote places such as game lodges. Cyber café for e-mail and Internet access are in plenty.
Baggage space on safari is restricted to one medium suitcase or holdall per person, plus hand baggage. Hotels will normally store baggage at no extra cost. Baggage can also be stored at Tru Nomads offices. A baggage weight restriction of 15kg per person applies on air safaris. Where very small aircraft are used, this may be reduced to 10kg.
Normal precautions as in any other destination world-wide should be taken. Visitors are advised to make use of safe deposit boxes and safes to store their valuables. Reliable taxis are available at all the hotels. Before photographing seek the assistance of your driver/guide in this matter to avoid photographing restricted areas.
If you would like any further information with regards to staying in, or travelling around Kenya, please make an enquiry with our safari team here and they will be in touch to answer your questions.