...when you could be on safari with Kicheche Camps
“The best 9 days of the year. Always a pleasure, always leave relaxed, with loads of memories of incredible wildlife and the best managers and staff. See you in January hopefully.”
November 15th 2020 Dan Heap, Ireland.
Super Flexible Booking Terms
For new bookings from 1st November 2020, we have developed a super flexible booking policy to help travelers through the uncertainty of this Covid period. Dates can be changed up to 14 days prior to travel when payment is due. Within 14 days should any traveler test positive for Covid or government restrictions prevent one from traveling bookings are fully refundable. See full details here.
Whilst government non-essential travel warnings are in place many travel insurance policies are invalid. We can however recommend: Battleface who offer insurance cover to Kenya even if there are travel warnings in place. They also include medical cover although for Covid related illness it covers travelers up to 59 years only. For travelers aged 60-74 years requiring Covid related medical cover we refer you to Seven Corners Liaison Travel Plus Medical Only policy.
We are not an agent for Battleface or Seven Corners and therefore advise you to get all information directly from them: www.battleface.com or www.sevencorners.com
Ethiopian Airways Covid insurance is included free for all travelers; see terms.
LOW SEASON RATES
Take advantage of our Low Season rates valid for all new bookings through to April 2021. Single supplements waived from 01 November until March 2021.
Whilst we do not arrange international flights there are many super deals available. Airlines currently flying into Kenya include Lufthansa, Swiss, British Airways, Ethiopian Airways, Kenya Airways, KLM and Air France. Lufthansa is currently offering complete flexibility and no-fee changes up until 24 hours prior to departure *(subject to fare levels). Ethiopian Airways Covid insurance is included free for all travelers; see terms. LOCAL FLIGHTS flexible and refundable until 10 days prior to travel. Thereafter certain penalties and restrictions apply. Exact details available at time of booking.
E -VISA IMPLEMENTATION
As from 1st January 2021, all travellers requiring an entry visa to Kenya will be mandated to apply for an E-visa online. Visas on arrival will no longer be available and travellers may not be permitted to board the departing flight without it. E-visas can be applied for by visiting www.evisa.go.ke .
COVID PCR TEST
All international visitors require a negative COVID PCR test conducted within the previous 96 hours. The following clinics are able to do these tests in the United Kingdom:
- Nomad Travel – https://www.nomadtravel.co.uk/travel-clinic\
- The Independent General Practice – https://www.theindependentgeneralpractice.co.uk/
- Private Harley Street Clinic – https://privateharleystreetclinic.com/
- Wren Healthcare – https://wrenhealthcare.co.uk/
- Doctap – https://doctap.co.uk/
- Harley Health Centre – https://www.harleyhealthcentre.com/
- Qured – https://qured.com/
For travelers who need PCR tests before leaving Kenya, medical facilities in Nairobi propose the test with results within a few hours. In the Maasai Mara, we can also organize PCR tests with results within 2 or 3 days.
HEALTH SURVEILLANCE FORM
All international visitors require a negative Prior to arrival a Health Surveillance form must be completed and the QR code issued will be scanned on entry.
COVID SAFER DESTINATION
Kenya is certified as a Covid Safer Tourism destination and all our camps are fully compliant. See more details here.
Our company is fully covered for up to $10m regardless of any travel warnings issued by foreign governments.
Free Photographic Guiding and Tuition
For anyone who wants some (rarely gilded) photo advice and some camera PG tips.
Kicheche co-owner, photographer and pro-guide Paul Goldstein will be offering this for guests at Kicheche Bush Camp from 16th December to 6 January 2021. Contact email@example.com or your travel agent to book your safaris.
‘As you step off the plane to be greeted by one of the amazing guides, you feel as though you are at a home away from home. As you drive up to camp, Darren and Emma greet you with the warmest smiles and you start to laugh. For so long as you are there, you can immerse yourself in the amazing wildlife of the Mara wanting for nothing and forget all your cares..’
R.Gray United Kingdom November 2020