Transit in Nairobi Airport, Kenya
You may transit at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi for various reasons.
It is the connecting hub between African cities and Europe, Asia and America. With
major airlines taking off at JKIA, it is easier to connect directly to European
cities such as London, Amsterdam, Paris and Zurich. There is also increased traffic
to Asian destinations including Mumbai, Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Shanghai.
Other travelers chose to transit in Nairobi in order to have a stay albeit short
on this world famous wildlife and safari backyard. Depending on the length of your
stay (it could be anything from an hour to a day) there is plenty to do in Nairobi.
A quick trip around Nairobi and its environs is highly recommended for those with
ample time, but the bars, restaurants and duty free shops around the airport will
keep you entertained if you are time constrained.
A transit visa may be required to travel in Nairobi, and in such cases easily obtainable
at the airport for a 20 US $ fee. It is advisable to confirm the availability or
need of a transit visa depending on your point of origin before arrival (some nationalities
may face restrictions while others may not). The visa application form may be downloaded
and filled out in advance in order to save time.
Hotels and Lodges Around Nairobi
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