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    Re: Draft Itinerary for Comment

    Thanks so much for taking the time to advise me here.
    I have now asked Samburu Lodge and Kembucottages for quotes.
    I am also making enquiries of Sandai self catering cottages that look affordable...
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    Re: Draft Itinerary for Comment

    Many thanks, Stan - sounds just right for us.
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    Re: Draft Itinerary for Comment

    That's an easy question to answer; no experience! We are sailors, not campers (although a sailboat is like a big RV in many ways)

    The kids are quite careful and are used to judging risk (sharks,...
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    Draft Itinerary for Comment

    Dear All

    I would be very grateful for any comments on the first draft of our itinerary below. This is based on others shared on this forum and the Road Trip Africa website, so thanks to those...
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    Kids aged 10, 8 and 4

    We are sailors usually (with professional backgrounds in health) and we home school our kids (10, 8 and 4 yrs) who are very excited about coming to Kenya!

    We would like to meet up with local or...
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    Re: Private Rental

    I have been quoted 3,300 and 3,450 USD for 8 weeks for large 4x4s from 2 Kenyan hire companies. I am still shopping for quotes. I will have to reduce from 8 to 6 weeks to get closer to budget. I am...
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    Re: Private Rental

    I now have had some good quotes from smaller rental companies in Kenya and I think by reducing my rental period from 8 to 6 weeks, I should find something affordable.

    Adrian
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    Private Rental

    Dear Community

    I plan to tour the National Parks for 8 weeks in January and February - the usual routes, but a bit slower than most.
    My wife and I are home schooling our kids, aged 10, 7 and 4...
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    Re: Importing 1997 Discovery from UK

    Wazungu, that's very thorough and very helpful.

    Unfortunately, I have no plans to become a Kenyan resident (at least not yet), so I guess that's another dead end.

    I will continue the point...
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    Re: Importing 1997 Discovery from UK

    Thanks, all for the very helpful comments.

    It makes sense to buy locally, to avoid bureaucracy, delay and cost.
    As 3Bar says, our options are to:
    1. buy a vehicle in Kenya and sell it after our...
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    Re: Importing 1997 Discovery from UK

    Hmmn.

    How about this idea:

    I could save the shipping costs by buying in Uganda, where cars seem much cheaper, then driving to Kenya, use the car with a temporary Foreign Vehicle Permit (using...
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    Re: Importing 1997 Discovery from UK

    Thank you so much, Wazungu and Jelo for your replies.

    Yes, I had intended to obtain a temporary licence. The government information says that I can use either a C32 form or a Carnet de Passage to...
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    Importing 1997 Discovery from UK

    Dear 4x4 Community

    I have read your posts with interest and would be very grateful to hear from anyone who has experience of importing a car for safari.

    My wife and I and our kids aged, 10, 7...
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    1997 Discovery... to Kenya?

    Hi All

    A pleasure to be with this community now.

    I look forward to taking part and I will be asking questions about Kenya.

    Cheers.

    Adrian
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