Learn Swahili

The following guide will let you try out some basic Swahili: Useful Greetings Jambo or Hujambo Hello, good day, how are you? (multi-purpose greeting, means”problems?”) Jambo or Sijambo (the response)No problems Habari? How are things? (literally”news?”) Nzuri Fine, good, terrific Hodi! Hellow? Anyone in? (said on knocking or entering) Karibu Come in, enter, welcome(also said […]

Message to our Beloved Guests

Pick on the places of interest you intend to visit either  with family or friends from the sites mentioned above (feel free to add on any that is left out) and we shall give you lengthy details on what to experience and enjoy on your trip with US. Tour costing shall also be attached. Following […]

Our Circuit

MOVE TO THAT Kenya has many National Parks, National Reserves, Conservancies, Private own  parks/ranches and Marine Parks which are easily accessible. Their environs are of splendid mix of natural and cultural setting too. Here are some of the touristic sights frequently visited by Salima Safaris:- ON THE NAIROBI CIRCUIT Attractions include Nairobi Animal orphanage, Nairobi […]


Sweet Waters National Park, Lake Nakuru and its environs , Oldoinyo Sabuk, Fourteen Falls, Paradise Lost Hell’s Gate Olorgesaille Prehistoric site The Menengai Crater, Lake Naivasha and its environs, Sagana Water World. These are just some of the few places visited by Salima Safaris but in case you plan to do a day trip let […]


There are many attractions within the Central Circuit of Kenya which mostly comprises of the area within NAIROBI CITY( the green city in the sun and the Safari capital of the world). Most visitors to Kenya hive off to the safari destinations, spending little time in the city and its environs which has its share […]


The electricity supply in Kenya is 220/240 v 50hz. Plugs are 3 point square. If you are planning to bring a video camera charger or any other electrical advice, please bring voltage and plug adaptors where appropriate.


Telecommunications – Kenya has a good network of telephone, cellular and satellite connections. Work is under way to expand this network and introduce fibre optic cables. Most hotels and lodges offer International telephone and fax services. In larger towns, private telecommunication centres also offer international services. If you have a mobile phone with a roaming connection, […]


The official currency is the Kenya Shilling. The written abbreviation is either KSh or using /= after the amount (ie 500/=) Available Notes are 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 shillings. Available coins are 1, 5, 10, 20 and 40 shillings. Visitors to Kenya should change foreign currency at banks, bureaux de change or authorized […]

Time, Public Holidays and Business Hours

Kenya has a single time zone- which is GMT+3. Most businesses in Kenya are open from Monday to Friday, though some also trade on Saturday. Business hours are generally 9:00am to 5:00pm, closing for an hour over lunch (1:00pm – 2:00pm). Kenyan Public holidays include: 1st January – New Years Day Idd il Fitr * […]

Health Information

It is advisable to travel with a small medical kit that includes any basic remedies you may need, such as antacids, painkillers, anti-histamines and cold remedies. You will also need anti-diarrhoeal medication such as Imodium (adults only); and oral rehydration sachets such as Electrolade, especially if travelling with children… Vaccines commonly recommended for travellers to […]