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Travel Guide

General Information on Nairobi

Time Zone

Kenya observes and is within the East Africa Standard Time zone (GMT +3)..

Mobile telephone services are quite efficient in Kenya. Some of the main mobile telephone service providers are; Safaricom, AirTel, Telkom-Kenya and Equitel mobile;

Mobile telephone service providers also provide gateway to internet using 3G and 4G. Cellphone SIM cards are easily available at the cost of approximately USD1. Delegates should note that registration is required for activation. Fixed telephone services are also available at hotels and other facilities.

Please visit the KCB desk for queries.

Banking hours are from 09.00hrs to 16.00hrs on weekdays and from 09.00hrs to 12.00hrs on Saturdays. Most banks have Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) accepting various international debit and credit cards.

May is the rainy season in Kenya. Please pack a pair of closed sturdy shoes for the field trip.

Kenya enjoys a tropical climate. The weather in May is usually cool, with average highs of 24 degrees Celsius and lows of 14 degrees. It is also not unusual to experience some rain during this month.