Saruni Samburu - Samburu, Kenya

What health precautions should be taken?

Direct International Flights to Kenya Information

  • The view of Mount Kenya from Saruni Samburu

Getting to Kenya could not be easier with a whole host of direct daily and weekly flights to Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

To find out which airlines fly to Kenya from which countries, download our ‘Direct International Flights to Kenya’ document, below*.

*as routing and flight schedules are subject to change, it is always advisable to conduct your own research, or contact your Travel Agent to obtain updated information.

The guest should consult a Travel Doctor, GP or Practising Nurse at least 6-8 weeks in advance of travel, who can assess particular health risks and recommend vaccines and /or antimalarial tablets accordingly. Saruni/Old Boma Ltd. cannot offer general medical advice in place of a medical professional.

  • Yellow fever vaccination is not compulsory in order to enter Kenya and yellow fever in itself is not a major threat, but we advise the guest to ask his/her doctor about the need for a yellow fever vaccination. If guests are travelling on to a destination or returning home following a visit to Kenya, they may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate on arrival, having declared they have just visited or travelled from Kenya.
  • When travelling, hepatitis is always a concern and we advise the guest to ask his/her doctor about the need for an A-type vaccination, it lasts for ten years and will give peace of mind.

Malaria Prevention

  • Saruni Mara

Saruni Mara

  • Saruni Mara is located at 6,000 ft. and is considered malaria-free (not mosquito-free).
  • Mosquito nets are still provided in each room as a precaution.
  • Guests should still eliminate any risk by keeping arms, legs and feet covered as much as possible after dusk (long, light-coloured sleeves and trousers are best) and cover exposed skin with a strong repellent.
  • Mosquito repellent spray is provided in the rooms.
  • Mosquitos can be encountered during the safari, or during transit in Nairobi, but they are rare at the lodge, especially at night.
  • It is always better to consult a doctor and be given personalised advice.
  • Saruni Wild - Our Family tent
  • Saruni Mara is located at 6,000 ft. and is considered malaria-free (not mosquito-free).
  • Mosquito nets are still provided in each room as a precaution.
  • Guests should still eliminate any risk by keeping arms, legs and feet covered as much as possible after dusk (long, light-coloured sleeves and trousers are best) and cover exposed skin with a strong repellent.
  • Mosquito repellent spray is provided in the rooms.
  • Mosquitos can be encountered during the safari, or during transit in Nairobi, but they are rare at the lodge, especially at night.
  • It is always better to consult a doctor and be given personalised advice.
  • Saruni Mara is located at 6,000 ft. and is considered malaria-free (not mosquito-free).
  • Mosquito nets are still provided in each room as a precaution.
  • Guests should still eliminate any risk by keeping arms, legs and feet covered as much as possible after dusk (long, light-coloured sleeves and trousers are best) and cover exposed skin with a strong repellent.
  • Mosquito repellent spray is provided in the rooms.
  • Mosquitos can be encountered during the safari, or during transit in Nairobi, but they are rare at the lodge, especially at night.
  • It is always better to consult a doctor and be given personalised advice.

Saruni Wild

  • Saruni Wild is located at 6,000 ft. and is considered malaria-free (not mosquito-free).
  • Mosquito nets are still provided in each tent as a precaution.
  • Guests should still eliminate any risk by keeping arms, legs and feet covered as much as possible after dusk (long, light-coloured sleeves and trousers are best) and cover exposed skin with a strong repellent.
  • Mosquito repellent spray is provided in the rooms.
  • Mosquitos can be encountered during the safari, or during transit in Nairobi, but they are rare at the lodge, especially at night.
  • It is always better to consult a doctor and be given personalised advice.
  • Innovative design and wild architecture - a room with a view

Saruni Samburu

  • Saruni Samburu is a low risk area due to low population density.
  • Mosquito nets are still provided in each room as a precaution.
  • Guests should still eliminate any risk by keeping arms, legs and feet covered as much as possible after dusk (long, light-coloured sleeves and trousers are best) and cover exposed skin with a strong repellent.
  • Mosquito repellent spray is provided in the rooms.
  • Mosquitos can be encountered during the safari, or during transit in Nairobi, but they are very rare at the lodge, especially at night.
  • It is always better to consult a doctor and be given personalised advice.
  • Saruni Rhino 2016-25.1

Saruni Rhino

  • Saruni Rhino is a mid-risk area due its location and surrounding environment.
  • Mosquito nets are provided in each banda for use during the day and evening.
  • Mosquito repellent coils are burned in the bandas and common area from dusk onwards.
  • Guests should eliminate any risk by keeping arms, legs and feet covered as much as possible after dusk (long, light-coloured sleeves and trousers are best) and cover exposed skin with a strong repellent.
  • Mosquito repellent spray is provided in the bandas.
  • Mosquitos can be encountered during the safari, or during transit in Nairobi, so precautions should be taken.
  • It is always better to consult a doctor and be given personalised advice.

It is the responsibility of all guests to ensure they have taken the necessary medical advice and are fully insured for medical emergencies. Saruni/Old Boma Ltd. cannot be held responsible for any illness occurring while they are on the properties nor while travelling to and from the properties.

Download the Saruni Lodges pre travel health precautions document below;

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