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Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes
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Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes

    Country info

     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
     information.

For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Country Guide

Contact information with no frills at:
Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

The place for maps online:
Maps.com

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Embassy/Visa Details Emergency Numbers Health & Safety
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Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
U.K. Overseas Missions
U.K. Consular Services Abroad
Foreign Consular Offices in U.S
London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

U.S. Visa Services
U.K. Visa Information

Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

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United Kingdom UP


    City: MOMBASA
    Mission: The Honorary Consular Representatives
    Address: c/o The Missions to Seamen
    Mogadishu Road
    PO Box 80424
    Mombasa
    Tel: (254) (11) 230027
    (254) (11) 316285
    (254) (11) 316486
    (254) (11) 316502
    Fax: (254) (11) 230001
    E-mail: missions@kenya.com

    City: NAIROBI
    Mission: British High Commission
    Address: Upper Hill Road
    Nairobi
    PO Box 30465

    Commercial Dept:
    PO Box 30133

    Consular Dept:
    PO Box 48543

    Tel: (254) (2) 714699
    Fax: (254) (2) 719942 (Consular)
    (254) (2) 714760 (Chancery)
    (254) (2) 719486 (Management)
    (254) (2) 719110 (Visa)
    E-mail: consular@nairobi.fco.gov.uk
    visa@nairobi.fco.gov.uk
    Hours: Mon-Thur: 07:45-12:30 / 13:30-16:30
    Fri: 07:45-13:00
    
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    City: NAIROBI KENYATTA
    Mission: Embassy of the United States
    Address: United States Information Service Nairobi,
    Barclays Plaza,
    Loita Street,
    P.O. Box 30137,
    Nairobi
    Tel: 254-2-537800
    254-2-537840 (Consular)
    Fax: 254-2-537810
    E-mail: usis@usis.africaonline.co.ke

Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
        Police:
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Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes
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Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes

This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Fit for Travel
Travel Health Online


Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes
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Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes

bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
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ISIC Cards

It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes
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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

If you would like to become an author, please email us:
info@bakpaka.com

Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

Small scale, locally produced, low-impact ecotours:
EarthFoot

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures

Dragoman

What to see and where to find it:
Tourist Attractions

News and comment from around the world:
World News Africa

Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Africa

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link…

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The Hostelz guide to Hostels
The Tripavisor guide to Worldwide Accommodations

The world's leading independent backpacker accommodation network at:
Backpackers Resorts

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:


    Africa Online
    Diamond Systems Leisure Centre,
    Rattansi House,
    Koinange Street,
    Nairobi
    Tel: 0254 2 211331
          0254 2 210408

    Chase Cybercafe
    Kenyatta Avenue
    (Opposite the 680 Hotel),
    Nairobi,
    45746, Kenya.
    Tel: 254 2 248700
          254 2 248707
          254 2 248709
    Fax: 254 2 248708
    Email: info@chasecyber.com
    Cost /Hour: U.S.$5.60
    Hours: 08:15-20:15 (Mon- Sat)
    CyberAccess Ltd
    2nd Floor, New Wing,
    Asili Co-op House,
    Nairobi, Kenya.
    Tel: 254 2 229668
    Fax: 254 2 330812
    Email: mail@cyberaccess.co.ke
    Cost / Hour: US$ 3.00
    Hours: 08:00-18:00 (Mon - Fri)
              08:00- 17:00 (Sat)
    Danas Communications Centre
    Twentieth Century Plaza,
    First Floor,
    Mama Ngina Street,
    PO Box 52060,
    Nairobi, Kenya.
    Tel: 254 2 223655
    Fax: 254 2 243890
    Email: info@danascc.com
    Cost / Hour: $6.75 or
                      Ksh 500 or
                      Ksh 10 per minute.
    Hours: 07:00 am 21:00 (daily)
              discounts Sat. and Sun.
    Education & Training Services
    3rd floor Union Towers,
    Moi Avenue,
    Nairobi, Kenya.
    Tel: 0254 2 248249
    Fax: 0254 2 229347
    Email: edutrain@nbnet.co.ke
    Hours: 07:00-19:00 (Mon-Fri)
              09:00-17:00 (Sat &
              Occasional Sundays)
    MIPS Netcafe
    Intercontinental Hotel
    P.O.Box. 38797,
    Nairobi, Kenya.
    Tel: 254 2 245630
    Fax: 254 2 240870
    Email: cybercafe@form-net.com
    Cost /Hour: Kshs. 500 per half hour
    Hours: 08:00-19:00 (Mon-Fri)
              09:00-07:00 (Sat)
    MIPS Netcafe
    University Way,
    Kampus Towers,
    Nairobi, 54865,
    Kenya.
    Tel: 254 2 335659
    Fax: 254 2 335659
    Email: info@netcafe.co.ke
    Cost / Hour: 10
    Hours: 08:00-19:00

 
Guide to Kenya, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Tsavo, Masai Mara, safaris and tribes
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

U.S. Citizens
U.K. Citizens
U.S. Customs
U.K. Customs


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