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Xplorato recommends having photography equipment while on safari to catch breath taking sceneries.

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It is the full responsibility of the traveler to ensure that they have an insurance cover to protect them in case of risks such as accidents and sickness. It is advisable that travelers arrange for this in their home country.

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The principle here is to travel light; it is not enjoyable to have heavy baggage, most of which you will not use, on safari. You may leave heavy bags in the hotel and travel with a small bag during tours.

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Most people in Kenya and Tanzania use 240 volts, 50Hz. UK-style square three-pin plugs. However, one may need an adapter for some electronics. Most hotels and lodges outside Nairobi and Mombasa the major cities and towns in Kenya and Tanzania generate their own electricity.

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There is no minimum age for children on safari in Kenya and Tanzania. Xplorato organizes for special safaris for families and friends. In hotels or lodges where age is restricted, Xplorato finds alternative accommodation.

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The decades of experience working with guests from many different countries and some of UK's leading adventure tour operators has enabled Xplorato to know exactly what makes up a successful tour. Xplorato incorporates this knowledge into its safaris to make them desirable and exciting.

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The AMREF Flying Doctors evacuates and rescues by air and provides ambulance services in many African countries including Kenya and Tanzania. AMREF Flying Doctors operates round the clock giving emergency evacuation services among others. 

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Xplorato offers accommodation varying from  budget accommodation to some of the most luxurious hotels not only in Kenya and Tanzania, but also anywhere in the world, with safari lodges, and remote mountain camps where mountain climbing or trekking is included in the safari itinerary for adventure.

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Transport will always be provided for safaris in East Africa, including Kenya and Tanzania, to the clients' needs and/ or request. Xplorato has access to a fleet of vehicles of all sizes and standards.

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Judging by the experience we have had over the years, many clients prefer to be accommodated on a bed and breakfast basis in Nairobi hotels, leaving them free to explore local restaurants each evening. Tours in the bush areas are accommodated on a full-board basis only.

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All guests on safari in Kenya and Tanzania should take precaution as in any major city. Unless the hotel or lodge provides safety deposit boxes, it is advisable for guests to carry their travel documents, traveler's cheques, cash and any other valuables with them at all times.

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The currency in Kenya and Tanzania is the Kenyan Shilling and Tanzanian Shilling respectively. They are not very strong currencies as one US Dollar is estimated to be worth 85 Kenyan Shillings or 1,500 Tanzanian Shillings. Clients are advised to take travelers’ checks in Pounds Sterling or US Dollars.

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