Kenya Travel Advice - Added 12th September 2011 - Updated 10th March 2017 - Current 18th January 2019
Some governments are advising against all but essential travel to parts of Kenya.
This includes areas within 60km of the Kenya-Somali border:
- Garissa County
- the Eastleigh area of Nairobi
- Lamu County (excluding Lamu Island and Manda Island)
- areas of Tana River County north of the Tana river itself
- within 15km of the coast from the Tana river down to the Galana (Athi-Galana-Sabaki) river
This does not include Kenya’s safari destinations in the national parks, reserves and wildlife conservancies; including the Aberdare National Park, Amboseli, Laikipia, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Meru, Mount Kenya, Samburu, Shimba Hills, Tsavo, nor does it include the beach resorts of Mombasa, Kilifi, Watamu and Diani.
The Kenyan government has imposed a curfew in Mandera county and large parts of Lamu county, Tana River county and Garissa county for the hours 6:30pm to 6:30am. This curfew doesn't apply to Lamu Island, Manda Island or Pate Island.
Please follow the travel advice of your Government:
STA Travel are monitoring this situation and updates will be added to this Travel Advice page.
Anyone with concerns about travel in this area should contact their Booking Store for advice.