Information Time difference: GMT +3 hours Flight duration: Nairobi (direct) 8 hours 40 minutes and dar es Salaam (direct) 9 hours 40 minutes Currency: Kenyan Shilling, Tanzanian Shilling (South African Rand and US dollar are also accepted) Capital: Nairobi (Kenya), dodoma (Tanzania)
Flights: British Airways flies direct to Nairobi and dar es Salaam. Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways fly via Johannesburg.
Climate Typically semi-desert with hot days and cool nights. Traditionally the dry months are June to September. However May to October offer prime game viewing. Midsummer temperatures can climb to over 40 °C.