Traveling Cheap In Kenya

Kenya is not a cheap country to travel to although cheap is a relative term. However, there are certain tips you can follow, before or during your Safari, to save money, and use it more productively.

Here are a few tips that you can follow to make the best use of your money:

  • Do a lot of research on where you want to travel.

  • Do not go on a shopping spree for travel stuff compulsively. Buy only what you will need and use.

  • Explore different levels of accommodation, including camping.

  • Join an existing budget safari.

  • You can join a volunteer group, whose purpose is to give to the community and enjoy your stay then for much less.

  • If you are a student, use your student card to get concessional rates.

  • Bring your own camping gear, (tents, mattress etc) .

  • Hitch-hike or use public means to different locations.

  • Go local on food instead of eating in expensive hotels as long as you take precaution to eat in clean establishment, and drink bottled water only.

  • If you are going camping, you can cook once and eat twice. You can save on cooking time and cash that way.

  • You can buy dry foods in enough amounts.

  • Use guest houses and hostels instead of hotels as these are often cheaper.