​Malaria & Safety – Lewa Conservancy

Anthony Ham
Expert
By Anthony Ham

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the guide to Kenya.

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

Anthony is the author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

Travel Alert

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Travel Alert

Safety

Lewa Conservatory is safe to visit in our opinion, especially as part of an organized tour. Your guide will look after you and ensure your safety at all times. Independent travelers should seek on-the-ground advice before heading out. For more information about traveling in Lewa Conservancy and Kenya in general, we recommend checking the government travel advisories listed on the ‘Safety & Security – Kenya’ page (see link below).

Malaria & Vaccinations

Malaria is present in Lewa Conservancy and antimalarials are recommended. The use of mosquito repellent (those containing DEET are most effective) as well as covering up in the evening helps to avoid being bitten. Check with your healthcare provider which vaccinations might be needed before going to Kenya.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife viewing in Lewa Conservancy is very safe. Put your trust in the guides who are well trained and listen to their advice. For more information, please read the 'Wildlife Viewing Safety Precautions' below.

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