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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What can I do on a self-drive safari?

Choosing to book a self-drive safari to Kenya is a perfect decision because of the variety of things this country can offer when it comes to safaris. Kenya is sometimes known as the safari capital due to its variety of national parks and different attractions. On a self-drive safari you can visit national parks like; Aberdare National Park, Chyulu Hills National Park, Amboseli National Park, Arabuko Sokoke National Park, Hell’s Gate National Park, Central Island National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park, Masai Mara National Park among others.

2. What if am not good at driving

In case you are not good at driving but want to enjoy your safari in Kenya, 4×4 Self Drive Kenya Ltd can provide you with a 4×4 safari vehicle with a driver all our drivers/ tour guides are widely experienced and have a lot of knowledge about the country and east Africa as a region.

Depending on your request we offer drivers speaking different languages but mostly English, Spanish, and French-speaking drivers.

3. What to Pack for a safari to Kenya?

In case you have plans of going on a wildlife safari in Kenya you should make sure that you do the planning in advance and pack the right things so that you can travel with whatever you need on the trip. Packing light and only the things you will need on the trip is the best tip here. You ought to try and consider keeping several things so that you can guarantee that everything remains in the proper place. Packing only the items in the right manner will help you while enjoying your trip to Kenya.

4. When is the best time to travel to Kenya?

In case you plan to visit any destination for a safari in Africa, it’s advisable that you do the planning early enough and have enough time to plan everything well and choose the right options. Despite the fact that the country can be visited at any time of the year; the Kenya travel industry has two seasons that are the low and peak season. Whereby during the low season there is always high rain and low tourists meaning if you plan a trip during this season you will get everything like accommodation and car rental at a cheap price because most accommodation facilities and car rental companies offer low season rates which are always low than the normal. The low season months are normally April, May, and November, then traveling in the rest months of the year you will be traveling high season where the prices will be always high because of the many tourists flowing into the country

5. What kind of assistance can I expect from you guys?

Choosing to book a trip or self-drive car with us is the best option for any traveler who doesn’t want to hustle throughout the trip. 4×4 Self Drive Kenya Ltd we are committed and our aim is to help all the clients to have a memorable and successful safari in the country. You will be helped with everything and even if you want advice on where to travel to in the country, our staff are experienced to have wide knowledge about the country they can advise you on where to travel and when. Even if you green about the country we can make for you the itinerary and visit the most interesting attractions in the country. So you don’t have to worry about anything just contact us at info@4x4selfdrivekenya.com and ask anything about Kenya or East Africa.

6. Is it recommended to travel with kids on safari?

Yes, you are very free to carry your children alongside you on a safari to Kenya. This will be a memorable experience with your kids. But you have to make sure that you give yourself time when preparing and packing for a trip if you travel with children and carry the right gear for your children so that they can also have a memorable experience on this trip. You can bring along your kids and have some good times so that you get no problems on your safari.

There are some tourist activities in Africa where they don’t allow kids, for example in Uganda and Rwanda there are primates tracking like the chimpanzee, golden monkey, and gorilla trekking where a kid below 10 years is not allowed to participate. But in case you go for such activities yet you traveled with the kids, your kids can be kept at the lodge or can get another activity they can engage in.