Promotion expires end of February

Stay at Rhodes Nyanga Hotel and get a complementary guided climb of Mt. Nyangani. After which you’ll get a commemorative certificate as proof of you having truly been to the mountain top. It’s only at Rhodes Nyanga Hotel where the rates are very low but the rooms are limited, ‘go figure’. Terms and Conditions apply.

For Zimbabweans, Easter this year is rather special. For as it ends, it directly enters into Independence day. Thus therefore making it a five day affair, falling from April the 14th up until the 18th. To mark this special occurrence, The Amalinda Collection has prepared a rather “too good to be true” Easter Weekend Special promotion. Read more

On Sunday 8 November there was a special Travel episode with 3Opreis on Dutch television. Great coverage of Zimbabwe, great coverage of Nyati Travel Look at the green bus so prominently featuring in de film. on 15 November episode 2. Don’t miss. (sorry guys it’s in Dutch, but the pictures age great). Want to see the journey/ Click on this link.


Koninklijk Aardrijkskundig genootschap

                     Royal Dutch Geographical Society

We are proud to host an Academic Tour for geographers in April 2016

for this prestigious society. Click here for more information. (in Dutch)

Related reading: Top 5 Tours & experiences

 

Starting from 1st September 2015, Kenya will introduce mandatory electronic visa application. The new rules were first announced on 1st of July 2015 and the Kenya Government gave a grace period that expires on 31st August 2015.

Effective 1st September 2015, you may be denied boarding of your flight to Kenya or denied entry to Kenya if you do not have your printed copy of your e-visa with you.

Tourists wishing to visit Kenya need to apply as follows:

  • Visit the electronic visa page at eVisa.go.ke or https://immigration.ecitizen.go.ke/index.php?id=5
  • Select Register as a Visitor
  • As part of this process, you will receive a confirmation email that you need to click on to verify and confirm your registration
  • At this point, you will be asked to UPLOAD A DIGITAL PASSPORT PHOTO (Maximum size 500 px by 500 px)
  • Once logged in, select Department of Immigration Services
  • Select Submit Application
  • Select Kenyan Visa
  • Select the type of visa (visitor) and read the instructions carefully
  • Complete the application form – please note that incomplete applications will be rejected and you will lose your processing fees
  • You will need a scan of the main page of your passport (with your name, date of birth and other information)
  • You will need to re-upload your passport photo
  • Pay using your Visa card, MasterCard or other debit card- Visa will cost USD 51.

Await your approval which will be sent to you by email. This will take 2 to 3 days to process so ensure that you plan in advance

Print a copy of your visa to present to the immigration officer at your point of entry into Kenya.

For more information please contact our 24HR Contact Center: +254 20 327 4747 or your nearest KQ sales office.

 

11891240_1130093903685626_4704179144244967774_nThis time of year is fabulous to visit the Eastern Highlands. Just take a look at the picture that the Inn on Ruparare posted this week:

We have some amazing deals available if you want to visit the Eastern Highlands, just give us a call on +263 4 495804 or send us a message. We would be happy to help or get some inspiration from a handy list we together here.

This is interesting news for our Dutch readers! 3 Op reis – one of the most popular Travel programs on Dutch television – spent 10 days filming in Zimbabwe and will screen their discoveries on NPO TV3 on 18 and 25 October 2015. They were overwhelmed by what they experienced whilst filming and we hope that it will show! Nyati was happy to provide a bus – free of charge – for the guys to do their job.

The Zambezi Society is pleased to announce that as a result of its representations to the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority on behalf of the visiting Public, the Authority has reinstated “unguided” public walking in Mana Pools National Park, with immediate effect.

However, walking fees are charged and a new code of conduct is introduced.

Read more about it on the Zambezi Society website.

Nyati Travel launches specials to the beach!

Maputo, Vilanculos, Bazaruto, Machangulo and Inhambane.

Including:

Flight Harare-Maputo, accommodation.

Download a pdf here, showing you all details

If you need ideas for extensions, check out this handy list we together for you here.

Important information for children under 18 travelling into South Africa

New amendments to the immigration Act of South Africa have passed government approval and are now going to be implemented as from 1 June 2015. If you travel with children younger than 18 years into South Africa, you need to carry certain documents with you..
Airlines will be forced to refuse travel to families not in possession of these documents and this regulation will apply at any entry point to South Africa, might this be an airport, a land or sea border. These regulations do not apply when you are in transit and not entering South Africa.

We give you two links below

1. Simplified version. New immigration regulations. requirements made easy
2. Detailed version. tells you all you need to know.