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Isibania border crossing logistics

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Isibania border crossing logistics

Once in Isibania how much time in general should we count on for getting across the border? We are traveling the end of July.

We will probably not have our Kenyan visa's yet since when we arrive at NBO a week before we continue on to Kilimanjaro without leaving the airport.

Should we go ahead and get our visa's at NBO to save time? We will have about 3 hours between flights.

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21. Re: Isibania border crossing logistics

Hi Sandi.....How much should this total cost be then for the flights and car transfer? We are flying from Kogatende to Tarime and then Migori to Serena Mara. Maybe the TO just broke out the cost for us since the entire itinerary is itemized?

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22. Re: Isibania border crossing logistics

We traveled in May and going from Kenya into Tanzania took us a bit longer than returning from Tanzania into Kenya. When you obtain your exit visa from Kenya, you then need to obtain an entrance visa into Tanzania. As we made a round trip, we also had to do this on the reverse. Each time we were asked for an American $20 bill in order to obtain the visa so carry crisp new ones with you as that will get you going quicker.

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23. Re: Isibania border crossing logistics

Kathy, sorry to say but 'you were suckered' I'd report this incident to your ground operator.

With your Kenya Visa, assume initially purchased on arrival NBO @ $50/pp you can return from TNZ to KEN.

With your purchase at Isebania (or other official border crossing) of Tanzania Visa (@ $100/pp good for 1/yr for US Passport Holders*), you already have a KEN visa to return from TNZ to KEN.

*if you return to TNZ within the 1/yr you don't have to purchase another visa.

While travelers should always have extra funds, never be short in case of emergency... this wasn't.

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24. Re: Isibania border crossing logistics

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