Population: 52 million
Climate: Varied temperatures depending on your destination.
Dry / Hot season: December – January
Beginning of green season: March
Rainy season: April – May
Dry / Cooler season: June – October
Short rains: November
Language: Swahili (Many speak English)
Currency: Kenyan Shilling
Passport, visa and entry info: A valid passport with two blank pages is required to enter Kenya. U.S. citizens are required to have a Visa. You can apply for it ahead of time online or get it at your port of entry. $51.00
Vaccination required: Yellow Fever
Tipping: On safari, it’s customary to tip your guide $15-$25 USD per person per day in cash. You should also consider $5 – $10 per person per day for the rest of the staff in cash. Usually, a camp will have a locked box you can put the staff’s tip.