Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kenya Safe to travel in?

Kenya is a politically stable multi-party democracy. While tourists are advised to keep a close eye on their belongings, there is little violent crime towards tourists in Kenya

Are there any health precautions I should take?

Most Western countries will require you to have yellow fever vaccinations for your return home and it is always a good idea to make sure your tetanus shots are current. Malaria is endemic along the coast, so if you are planning to travel there, consult your travel doctor about prophylactics. If you are planning to climb over 4,000m, be aware of the risk of altitude sickness or pulmonary oedema. Mohakin guides are trained to advise you on reducing the likelihood of this, and recognizing symptoms as soon as they appear.

Should I have travel insurance?

It is always advisable to take out travel insurance.

Can I draw cash at Kenyan ATMs?

Yes, there are ATM’s that will link to international bank accounts and dispense Kenyan Shillings in most tourist centres. Many shops and traders do not have credit card facilities.

Where can I find out more about Kenya and its people?

Kenya is a fascinating and diverse country. By travelling with Mohakin Safari’s you will be constantly interacting with our Kenyan guides, drivers and cooks. This is a great way to learn  more about this amazing country and it’s people as well as seeing the wildlife for which Kenya is internationally known.

find out more, go to:

For facts and figures visit:  indexmundi or countrywatch

For tourist highlights visit the Tourism in Kenya Wiki: here