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Old Sep 1, 20, 12:17 pm
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journeybound
 
Join Date: Aug 2020
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Originally Posted by SanDiego1K View Post
Craig Beal of Travel Beyond was in Kenya in the last couple weeks to see for himself what the situation is. He and Chris Liebenberg traveled together in Tanzania. Craig sometimes posts on FlyerTalk. He will be able to give you up to the date information on the situation there. https://travelbeyond.com/
It's funny you mention Craig! I was just speaking to a partner of mine who helps me design end to end African safari trips for my clients. He told me about Craig's recent trip and pointed me to the detailed recap:

https://travelbeyond.com/craig-east-africa-report/

It's a long, detailed article (in a good way!), but notably, because there was the question about going from Kenya to Tanzania, I'll share this quote from Craig:

"Later in the day, still on July 31, Tanzania announced a ban on all flights from Kenya. So, I had to arrange a road transfer from Nairobi to Arusha, Tanzania on August 9 so that I could meet Chris and begin my Tanzania safari. To add more challenges, they also announced that anyone entering Tanzania from Kenya had to have a COVID test taken within 96 hours of arrival. Since I was going to be in Kenya from August 5-9, there is no way I could meet this requirement by getting tested in the US. I planned a third COVID test at the AMREF medical facility in Nairobi."

Knowing this, with a little planning in advance and when working with the right onsite companies, it should be no problem to get that second COVID test when going from Kenya to Tanzania.
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