Elsa Gate Ticket and Information Office

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Tourist information office:Elsa Gate Ticket and Information Office
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The Tourist Information Office

How can we get in contact?

Email:
Website:
Telephone:0770 070 405, 0774 435 934
Postal address:
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Fax:
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Language(s):English, Swahili
Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:254

What should we know?

Name in local script:
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Company name:Kenya Wildlife Service
Tour operator(s):
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Rental operator(s):
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Accreditation:
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What can we see or do there?

Activities:Services:
bike rental, guides

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Address:Lake Naivasha, Naivasha
 
Transportation type:
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Nearest stop:

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When should we go there, and for how long?

Day:Opens:Closes:
everyday6am6pm
 
Busiest day(s):
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Top Descriptions

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Top Tips

This would be the most likely (and easiest) point of entry for . Indeed, it’s conveniently close to at .
You can rent bicycles here for KES500, but don’t forget the extra KES215 you will also have to pay just to use them in the park ;).
If you’re feeling brave and are fed up with haemorrhaging money in East Africa, you could perhaps cycle straight through this gate and into the park. Our tickets, at least, were never again checked.
 
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Professionalism
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Recommendation
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Architectural interest
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Creativity
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Decoration
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Age
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Historical interest
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English information
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Response time (online)
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1
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1
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Hawkers
1
Pressure-to-pay
1
Price inflation
1
Interactivity
1
Need for maintenance
1
Quality
1
Recommendation
1
Returnability
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
1
Eco-friendliness
1
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1
Panorama
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Changeability
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Flood
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Accessibility (car)
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Accessibility (disabled)
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Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
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Location factor
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Discounts
1
Foreigner pricing
1
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Hidden costs
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1
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Value for money
1
Amount
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Captivation
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Multilingual
1
Quality
1
Identification
1
Reservations
1
Access to cash machines
0
By card (credit)
0
By card (debit)
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Fees
0
In foreign currency
1
In local currency
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Cleanliness
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Gorge Walk

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The Walk

What should we know?

Name in local script:
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Tour operator(s):
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Environment type:gorge
Location type:national park, wilderness

What can we see or do there?

Attractions:
 
Services:bathrooms, guides, parking
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Animals:
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Kenyan Shilling (KES)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
short guided walk (1-5 people)KES1,500
long guided walk (1-5 people)KES2,000
 
Extras:Average Cost:
adult (non-resident) park entranceKES2,704 (USD26)

When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:
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High season:June to October
Low season:
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
Website:
Telephone:0770 070 405, 0774 435 934
 
Language(s):English, Swahili
Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:254

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
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Start location:Hell’s Gate Gorge
End location:Hell’s Gate Gorge
 
Transportation type:
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What are the numbers and averages?

Distance:
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Altitude:1,700m

Top Descriptions

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Top Tips

If you decide to go without a guide, expect to be asked to complete a short entry in a ledger explaining why!
 
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Professionalism
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Quality
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Recommendation
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Decoration
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1
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0
Beggars
0
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Hawkers
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Insects
0
Mosquitoes
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Unwanted attention
0
Picnicking
0
Swimming
0
Awe
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Captivation
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Memorability
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Recommendation
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Backpackers
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Children
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Accessibility
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Accessibility (car)
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1
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0
Disorientation factor
0
Footpaths
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Signs
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Trails
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Value for money
1
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0
Danger (humans)
0
Danger (land animals)
0
Dengue
0
Malaria
1
Political instability
0
Robbery
1
Wild dogs
1
Armed guard
1
Early start
1
Equipment (climbing)
1
Equipment (hiking)
0
Equipment (weatherproof)
0
Flashlights
1
Guides
0
Map and compass
0
Snacks
0
Sun protection
0
Water purification
0
Ability to take photos
0
Photogenic factor
0
Distance to hospital
0
Safety
0
Cleanliness
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Maintenance

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Elsa Gate to Gorge Game Drive

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Safari:Else Gate to Gorge Game Drive
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The Safari

What should we know?

Name in local script:
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Tour operator(s):
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Environment type:cliff, savannah, scrub
Location type:national park, rural
Vehicle type:bicycle

What can we see or do there?

Animals:buffalo, eland, giraffe, warthog, zebra
Birds:
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Services:bathrooms
Shops:
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Kenyan Shilling (KES)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
24-hour adult (non-resident)KES2,704 (USD26)
 
Vehicle type:Average cost:
bicycleKES500
 
Extras:Average cost:
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When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:3 hours
 
Day:Opens:Closes:
everyday8am5pm
 
Start time:9am
Finish time:1pm
 
High season:June to October
Low season:April, May

How can we get in contact?

Email:
Website:
Telephone:0770 070 405, 0774 435 934
 
Language(s):English, Swahili
Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:254

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Address:Naivasha, Kenya
Geographical feature:
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Start location:
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The Directions

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Top Descriptions

This is a rare opportunity to cycle on a game drive instead of drive or be driven (although you can choose to drive if you want to). As there are no predators dangerous enough to humans in this national park, you’ll have free roam to cycle along the dusty main roads right through its impressive rocky heart. Herds of zebra, antelope and warthog are easy spots among the plains and cliffs, but even small herds of giraffes are found here hiding among the bushes. Unfortunately though, it’s not all good news and experiences at Hell’s Gate National Park. In fact, it might be a good idea to visit this area before the construction work really takes over.
 
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Top Tips

Although you can expect to see a fair variety and density of wildlife on such a short stretch of road, the experience at would certainly be lessened in a traditional safari vehicle – try walking or rent a bike from the or !
Watch out for rogue buffalo (especially herds of them) as they don’t see too well ;).
If you happen to miss the giraffes along this route, we were advised to head 2 or 3 kilometres up the gorge side of the Buffalo Circuit (any further with bikes would be “tricky”). Indeed, we saw one along this route and then three at the top where the circuit is intersected by a tarmac road.
 
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Costs
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Need for maintenance
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Quality
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Recommendation
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1
Amount
1
Friendliness
1
Helpfulness
1
Knowledge
1
Memorability
1
Professionalism
1
Quality
1
Recommendation
1
Speed of service
1
English information
0
Multilingual information
1
Need for English
1
Need for local language
1
Friendliness
1
Helpfulness
1
Population density
1
Attention to detail
1
Comfort
1
Humidity
1
Peacefulness
1
Temperature
1
Contactability
1
Quality
0
Response time (online)
0
Response time (phone)
1
Altitude
1
Experience needed
1
Intensity
1
Risk
1
Amount
1
Captivation
0
General costs
1
Interactivity
1
Recommendation
1
Safety
1
Value for money
1
Beggars
1
Hassle
1
Hawkers
1
Insects
1
Mosquitoes
1
Noise
1
Price inflation
1
Unwanted attention
1
Picnicking
1
Swimming
1
Adrenaline
1
Awe
1
Captivation
1
Interactivity
1
Memorability
1
Need for maintenance
1
Quality
2
Recommendation
1
Backpackers
1
Congestion
0
Group size
1
Popularity
1
Tour groups
1
Tourists
1
Socialising
1
Air quality
1
Altitude
1
Eco-friendliness
1
Human factor
1
Peacefulness
1
Pollution
1
Variation in terrain
1
Variation in topography
1
Awe
1
Beauty
1
Panorama
0
Stargazing
1
Visibility
1
Changeability
0
Drought
0
Flood
1
Humidity
1
Rain
1
Temperature
1
Wind
1
Birdlife (density)
1
Birdlife (variety)
1
Birdlife (viewing)
1
Fishing factor
1
Hunting factor
1
Petting factor
1
Wildlife (density)
1
Wildlife (variety)
1
Wildlife (viewing)
1
Accessibility (car)
0
Accessibility (disabled)
1
Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
1
Cyclepaths
1
Disorientation factor
1
Footpaths
1
Location factor
1
Signs
1
Trails
1
Costs
0
Discounts
1
Foreigner pricing
1
Haggle factor
1
Hidden costs
1
Obvious pricing
1
Price inflation
1
Ticket costs
1
Tipping factor
1
Value for money
1
Danger (general)
1
Danger (humans)
1
Danger (land animals)
0
Dengue
1
Malaria
1
Reckless driving
1
Amount
1
Captivation
0
Multilingual
1
Quality
1
4x4
1
Armed guard
1
Camping
1
Early start
1
Equipment (hiking)
1
Equipment (sleeping)
1
Equipment (weatherproof)
1
Flashlights
1
Guides
1
Map
1
Previous knowledge
1
Reservations
1
Snacks
1
Sun protection
1
Access to cash machines
0
By card (credit)
0
By card (debit)
1
In foreign currency
1
In local currency
1
Ability to take photos
1
Photogenic factor
1
Distance to hospital
1
Safety
1
Safety equipment (need)
0
Safety equipment (quality)
1
Security
1
Cleanliness
1
Maintenance
1
Modernity
0
Quality of equipment
1
Time needed
1
Time wasted

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Hells Gate National Park

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National park:Hell’s Gate National Park
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Memorability
1
Professionalism
1
Quality
1
Recommendation
1
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0
Historical significance
1
English information
0
Multilingual information
1
Need for English
1
Need for local language
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Friendliness
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Population density
1
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Peacefulness
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Response time (phone)
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Ascent
1
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1
Experience needed
1
Intensity
1
Risk
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Amount
1
Captivation
0
General costs
1
Interactivity
1
Recommendation
1
Safety
0
Value for money
0
Ability to cook
1
Ability to explore
0
Ability to hand wash clothes
1
Beggars
1
Hassle
1
Hawkers
1
Insects
1
Mosquitoes
1
Unwanted attention
1
Picnicking
1
Sunbathing
1
Swimming
1
Adrenaline
1
Authenticity
1
Awe
1
Captivation
1
Interactivity
1
Memorability
1
Need for maintenance
1
Quality
2
Recommendation
1
Backpackers
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
1
Tour groups
1
Tourists
1
Air quality
1
Altitude
1
Eco-friendliness
1
Human factor
1
Peacefulness
1
Pollution
1
Variation in terrain
1
Variation in topography
1
Awe
1
Beauty
1
Panorama
0
Stargazing
1
Visibility
1
Changeability
0
Drought
0
Flood
1
Humidity
1
Rain
1
Temperature
1
Wind
1
Birdlife (density)
1
Birdlife (variety)
1
Birdlife (viewing)
0
Fishing factor
0
Hunting factor
1
Petting factor
1
Wildlife (density)
1
Wildlife (variety)
1
Wildlife (viewing)
1
Accessibility (car)
0
Accessibility (disabled)
1
Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
1
Cyclepaths
1
Disorientation factor
1
Footpaths
1
Signs
1
Trails
0
Costs
0
Discounts
1
Foreigner pricing
1
Haggle factor
1
Hidden costs
1
Obvious pricing
1
Price inflation
1
Ticket costs
1
Tipping factor
1
Value for money
1
Altitude sickness
1
Danger (general)
1
Danger (humans)
1
Danger (land animals)
1
Dengue
1
Landslides
1
Malaria
1
Political instability
1
Robbery
0
Wild dogs
1
Amount
0
Captivation
0
Multilingual
1
Quality
1
4x4
1
Armed guard
0
Camping
1
Early start
1
Equipment (climbing)
0
Equipment (cooking)
1
Equipment (hiking)
0
Equipment (sleeping)
1
Equipment (weatherproof)
0
Flashlights
1
Guides
0
Identification
1
Map
1
Reservations
0
Sleeping
1
Snacks
1
Sun protection
0
Water purification
1
Access to cash machines
0
By card (credit)
0
By card (debit)
0
In foreign currency
1
In local currency
1
Ability to take photos
1
Photogenic factor
1
Distance to hospital
1
Safety
1
Safety equipment (need)
0
Safety equipment (quality)
1
Security
1
Cleanliness
1
Maintenance
1
Modernity
1
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Top Descriptions

Though currently still a worthwhile enough experience, Hell’s Gate National Park sadly has a questionable future ahead of it, especially now that government-led fracking has (quite evidently) begun here. Rumour has it that the park may soon enough be demoted from its national status – and when that happens, who knows what will become of the resident wildlife. For now, giraffes will continue to carefully avoid the miles of piping that litters the park, and sizeable herds of zebra and eland will continue to roam the rocky and impressive landscape. Come here before it really is too late. – Daniel
 
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Top Tips

This is one of the few game reserves which you can explore either on bicycle or by foot – and there’s even some rock climbing to be done here too. All activities can be done without a guide, apparently due to the lack of predators in the park – although what that fact actually says about the health of the area, we are left to wonder.
Bikes can be rented either from the for KES500 or (among other places) at in nearby for KES700.
 
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The Location

What should we know?

Name in local script:
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Also known as:
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Tour operator(s):
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Environment type:cliff, gorge, savannah, scrub
Location type:national park, rural, village

What can we see or do there?

Activities:bicycle tours, game drives, rock climbing
Attractions:
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Services:bathrooms, bike rental, guided walks, ticket offices
Shops:
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Animals:buffalo, eland, giraffe, warthog, zebra
Birds:
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Kenyan Shilling (KES)
Average daily budget:
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Ticket type:Cost:
adult (non-resident)KES2,704 (USD26)
 
Accommodation type:Cost:
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Extras:Average Cost:
bike rentalKES500
cycling passKES215

When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:1/2 day
 
Day:Opens:Closes:
everyday8am5pm
 
High season:
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Low season:
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Temporarily closed:
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
Website:
Telephone:0770 070 405, 0774 435 934
Postal address:
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Fax:
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Language(s):English, Swahili
Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:254

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
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The Directions

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The Directions

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The Directions

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What are the numbers and averages?

Number of attractions visited:1
 
Travel time to attractions:1 hour
Travel time to next location:45 minutes
 
Altitude:
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Size:68km2

Local Availability

ItemSizeAverage Cost
Beer (multinational)500ml
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Beer (national)500ml
Fizzy drink1 litre
Fruit juice1 litre
Gin (multinational)1 litre
Gin (national)1 litre
Milk1 litre
Oil1 litre
Rum (multinational)1 litre
Rum (national)1 litre
Vodka (multinational)1 litre
Vodka (national)1 litre
Water1 litre
Whisky (multinational)1 litre
Whisky (national)1 litre
Wine1 bottle
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Almonds100g
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Apples1kg
Bananas1kg
Bell pepper1kg
Bread1 loaf
Carrots1kg
Chillies1kg
Chocolate (multinational)1 bar
Chocolate (national)1 bar
Coconut milk1 can
Cucumber1kg
Eggs1 dozen
Garlic1kg
Ginger1kg
Honey1 jar
Ice cream1 unit
Jam1 jar
Onions1kg
Oranges1kg
Pasta1kg
Peanut butter1 jar
Peanuts100g
Potatoes1kg
Raisins100g
Rice1kg
Sandwich1 unit
Tomatoes1kg
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Antifungal shampoo1 bottle
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Conditioner1 bottle
Condoms1 pack
Deodorant1 can
Floss1 pack
Hand sanitizer1 bottle
Laundry soap1 bar
Razors1 pack
Sanitary towels1 pack
Shampoo1 bottle
Soap1 bar
Tampons1 box
Toilet roll1 unit
Toothpaste1 tube
Washing powder1 box
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Antiseptic cream1 tube
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Bandages1 pack
Chapstick1 unit
Contact lens solution1 bottle
Headache tablets1 pack
Ibuprofen1 pack
Mosquito repellent1 bottle
Nail clippers1 set
Plasters1 pack
Sun cream1 bottle
Sunglasses1 pair
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Batteries4-pack
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Chilli powder100g
Cigarettes (multinational)20-pack
Cigarettes (national)20-pack
Coriander100g
Cumin100g
Fuel1 litre
Internet1 hour
Lighter1 unit
Matches1 pack
Paprika100g
Travel multiadapter1 unit
Travel plug1 unit
Turmeric100g
Stock1 pack

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