are the requirements of obtaining a Kenyan Passport?
To fill an application form acquired form immigration office.
2 surities and 2 witnesses must sign this form.
b) 3 colored passport size photographs, which should be attached
on the application forms.
c) Original birth certificate.
d) Original Identity card.
e) Letter indicating purpose of passport procurement.
are the requirements for a visa?
- Valid passport at least 6 months after return of journey.
- 1-3 passport size photos depending on each foreign country's
- A document for purpose of visit to that country
- Proof of financial credibility
- Strong family ties
measures are taken to accommodate the handicapped and the
unaccompanied minors and what special facilities are given?
are facilities for the handicapped provided the carrier is
made aware in advance by stating the degree and type of disability.
This includes the extend of handicaptsy; type of meal plan,
special health arrangements and as for the minors, the carrier
arranges for escort though sometimes at a fee.
happens when there's no flight on my desired date of travel?
Should there be no flights on your desired/requested dates,
then we give you the next available either earlier of later
provided you give us the alternative range.
while on journey my luggage is damaged or lost, or lost and
found damaged, who is responsible?
The carrier is responsible and the degree of compensation
varies from carrier to carrier.
What entertainment facilities do you have for visitors in
Kenya and E. Africa?
are casinos, discotheques, carbarens (strip-teezers), theatres,
cinemas (movie shows), Christian church choirs (open air)
among others in major cities.
type of local transportation means do you have?
Air - Plane
Road“ - Rail, Buses, Bicycles, Cars,
Carts, Tuk Tuk
Water - Ships, Boats, Rafts, Dhows
itineraries are also organised according to clients' needs
to help them realize their dream. This may include occasions
like conferences, exhibitions, weddings and other special
a) East Africa has a lot of attractions to offer
and your better option for this. Due to its diversified topography,
this is a land of contrast ranging from the snow-capped Mt.
Kenya in Kenya and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. There is an opportunity
for you to conquer these highest mountains in Africa with
a height of 19,340 feet with various extinct volcanoes, trek
through rainforests, meadow, moorlands and high altitude alpine
It's only in this region that you find over 5000 species of
mammals and over 10,000 of birds. One experiences the thrill
of sighting the Big Five-Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and
Buffalo, vast herds of wildebeest and Zebra migrating across
the Masai Mara. Crocodiles, long-necked gerenuk, Gravy's Zebra
and reticulated giraffe, the elusive bongo, giant forest hog,
black leopard and Columbus monkey the dik-diks, reedbucks,
duikers, grantee and Thompson gazelles, Maasai giraffe, hippos,
warthogs bat-eared foxes. There are also millions of strong
flocks of flamingos, Cranes and other multitudes of bird life
which keep on migrating from Europe to the region in March
to May flooding National Parks and reserves with beauty that
can't be ignored.
Physical attractions range form the Great Rift Valley, rivers,
lakes, the Crying Stone, falls like the Thompson and fourteen
falls in Kenya, the historic sites like Gedi runs, Fort Jesus,
Olduvai Gorge, Ollugesaille, Human reards of Vasco da gama
and other marine National Parks, Museums, sandy beaches, the
pleasant weather conditions-conducive throughout the year.
You will be able to appreciate the un-interfered with culture
especially of the Maasai, the Swahili at the coast, the Rendille,
Borana, Pokot, Samburu and their ways of dressing, building
of houses called 'Manyattas', various festivals like food
festivals, Christmas, Idd-ul-fitr and Ramathan, the drummers
(traditional) and traditional songs, way of dressing, eating
and dancing. All these cultural attractions are combined in
Bomas of Kenya where you can see Kenya's diversified culture
that makes it fascinating. Here, various aspects of Kenya
culture are displayed including their crafts.
Various forms of sporting activities are organized which includes;
Balloon safaris which can be organized on request and can
be arranged on safari in the Maasai Mara as side-excursion
or prior to the main tour, mountain climbing on Mt. Kilimanjaro
in Tanzania and Mt. Kenya in Kenya - Africa's highest and
second highest mountains respectively. Water sports like;
rafting, goggling, swimming, fishing, cruise expeditions e.t.c.
We also have Safari rallies being special sports in East Africa.
Okoa Africa Tours has a
variety of car-hire services to offer depending on your needs
i.e. where you are and where you would like to use the car;
be it within the city center or outside. The offer of these
cars ranges from Toyota Rav4, , Nissan-9 seater, Toyota
9 - seat 4x4, 25 seater coach, Pajero intercooler to four-wheel
drive in case of rainy seasons. To hire these cars, therefore;
a) Drivers age
The driver must be over 23 years and not over 70years of age
with proper identification besides his driving license.
The hirer must produce a valid license that has been held
for at least 2 years upto the time of hire with a license
that is free of endorsements. For foreign drivers, they must
produce their International driving license.
- The tariffs for self-drive vehicles are exclusive of fuel.
- Chauffeur driven-vehicles have tariffs exclusive of fuel
A deposit of the approximate hire charge will be made on signing
the hire contract and full charge for the estimated distance
to be covered.
To comply with insurance regulations, which are mandatory,
all vehicles are insured and so third party liability and
material charges insurance are included in the rates and so
the hirer is responsible for the first USD. 850 on any individual
hirer will be responsible for all equipment within & part
of the vehicle and so, collision Damage Cover is highly recommended.
This will help reduce the hirer's responsibility on any claim
subject to the terms of the contract.
Vehicles shouldn't be left in public places unattended for
overnight, if anything, they may be parked on personal premises
without charge and incase of theft of any personal effects
from the vehicle, it is not covered by the insurance so take
good care of the cars.