Frequently Asked Questions
About Your Trip
Yes, hot showers are provided every evening in your tents. They are bucket showers that are topped up with hot water. Use the water sparingly so you don't run out!
Kai Aylward - Sales
Technically the vehicles are designed for photographers, one is closed sided but the windows are taken out and this will not use all the seats, the others are open sided. All have roof hatches. Bean bags are supplied and if you do not have an IS or VR lens, you might want to get them. You should be looking at minimum 400mm zoom/telephoto capability. Polariser warm ups are good for landscapes and hard drives/memory sticks essential.
The days out are not endurance tests but a full day out on the plains can be quite tiring. They also will involve patience, as a hungry cheetah will often wait many hours before making her move!
Meal times are a delight under the stars in the evening or in the dining tent in bad weather. The camp often has a pride of lion’s close-by and their call accompanied by the cackle of the hyena is an occasional night time companion. The property is very relaxing for those hours in the middle of the day (when you are there) and the haute cuisine and hot showers are a big bonus, but these luxurious trappings sometimes belie the fact that the camp is right in the heart of the most prolific savannah on earth and this should be respected.
Kenya Specific Questions
We recommend that you take most of your money in either Sterling or US dollars cash. You will be changing it into the local Kenya Schilling on arrival and using this day to day. It is best to change money at the airport in Nairobi and ATM machines are availabile there as well. Credit Cards are accepted at most points on the trips if you get stuck as well!
Marta Maciejewska - Customer Operations
Unfortunately we are not qualified to answer all your questions in regards to travel health, so we strongly recommend you contact your GP or a Travel Health Clinic at least 8 weeks prior to departure for up-to-date information. There will be limited information in the trip notes but you should always seek further qualified medical advice.
Nomad Travel Clinics are experts in preparing people for travel, providing advice on vaccinations, anti-malarial and staying healthy whilst overseas. We have arranged a special 10% discount for Exodus passengers on any vaccinations that you may require! Take along your Nomad discount card, sent with your confirmation pack, or call Exodus for your special discount code.
Visit www.nomadtravel.co.uk/exodus for further information.
For additional information please visit: www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk
Charlotte Taylor - Customer Operations
Lightweight clothing for the day time, as the sun can be quite strong. Bring warmer layers for the cooler evenings and early mornings, when temperatures can drop surprisingly due to the altitude a lot of Kenya sits at.
Tom Bowring - Customer Operations
Please visit the Exodus Travel Guide to Kenya where you can find out what plugs they use, as well as more detailed Country information in the menu on the left of the page.
Yes, for British passport holders it is quite straightforward. The cost is $50. Other nationalities should check with the nearest embassy.
Tom Bowring - Customer Operations
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