Traveller's Guide: Kenya
Monday 23 June 2008
Nairobi is served by British Airways (0844 493 0787; www.ba.com), Virgin Atlantic (08705 747 747; www.virgin-atlantic.com) and Kenya Airways (01784 888222; www.kenya-airways.com) from Heathrow.
To reduce the impact on the environment, you can buy an "offset" through Abta's Reduce my Footprint scheme (020-7637 2444; www.reducemyfootprint.travel).
Simon Calder joined a photographic safari with Paul Goldstein of Exodus (020-8772 3703; www.exodus.co.uk); he is running a series of nine-day trips this autumn in the Mara from £2,595. Dotted Plains, Spotted Game: Images from the Masai Mara by Paul Goldstein and Roger Hooper, is published by Crowley Esmonde (£25). Exodus has a classic week-long safari in Kenya running throughout the summer; from £1,649.
The Sarova Stanley, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi (00 254 20 316 377; www.sarovahotels.com/Stanley).
Kicheche Mara Camp, Masai Mara (00 254 20 890 358; www.kicheche.com).
For the latest Foreign & Commonwealth Office travel advice: 0845 850 2829; www.fco.gov.uk
Kenya Tourist Board: 020-7367 0931;www. magicalkenya.com
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