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Kenya​

Explore Kenya, from the vibrant streets of Nairobi to the peaks of Mount Kenya and serene coastal beaches. A blend of urban energy and natural wonders.

About Kenya​

Situated on the tropical east coast of Africa, Kenya evokes images of dramatic landscapes, a rich natural heritage, and a cosmopolitan fusion of African, Asian and European cultures. These diverse highlights have made Kenya among the most popular tourist destinations on the continent.
The number one attraction is the wildlife; including the Big 5 and the spectacle of the Great Wildebeest Migration. Spread over an extensive network of national parks and private conservancies, decades of proactive conservation and investment in the hospitality industry reveal a range of destinations and activities that cater to a variety of interests and market segments. Kenya’s extensive coastline abuts the warm azure waters of the Indian Ocean, making it ideal for those wanting to spend a few days pre- or post-safari soaking up the rays or exploring its fascinating marine life. Adding the finishing touch to the Kenyan experience is a nation as proud of their culture as they are of their custodianship of its treasures. From the first joyful “Jambo!” (Hello) to the last glimmer of the African sun, Kenya will captivate you!

Highlights

Big 5 Safari

Witness Africa's iconic wildlife – lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and rhinos – in their natural habitats.

The Great Migration

Experience the awe-inspiring spectacle of millions of wildebeest and zebras crossing the plains of East Africa.

Birding Paradise

Explore Kenya's diverse habitats and spot over 1,000 bird species, from colorful kingfishers to majestic eagles.

Landscape Diversity

Discover Kenya's varied landscapes, from savannahs to mountains, providing endless opportunities for exploration.

Cultural Encounters

Immerse yourself in Kenya's rich cultural heritage through authentic encounters with local communities.

Top Kenya Tours

Our tours highlight Kenya’s top attractions, from thrilling wildlife safaris to tranquil beach retreats, offering a comprehensive experience of the country’s diverse landscapes.

Kenya Destinations

For many, Kenya’s safari experience is the benchmark, thanks to the country’s conservation vision and robust tourism sector. Whether you’d like to explore by foot, vehicle or hot air balloon, there’s something for nature lovers from all walks of life. Home-grown professional guides ensure that the experience is as safe as it is informative, leaving you inspired and enriched.

Kenya Experience

Ever since early explorers enthralled readers with their tales of adventure among the wild beasts of Africa, Kenya has held an esteemed place among travelers. Today, safaris still promise a sensory quest, where the rhythm of Nature rules. On the modern safari, you get to choose your level of comfort and the distances covered are done in comfort. Top experiences include;.

The Great Migration

Over a million blue wildebeest, 200 000 zebras and a multitude of other antelope proceed on an annual circular route across the Masai Mara National Reserve and Serengeti, in search of grazing. Witness the life and death struggle for survival as the surging herd must cross swollen rivers and outrun the predators that their unmissable presence attracts. This is an African safari experience par excellence.

Big 5 Safari​

So named by early hunters as the most dangerous species to encounter, the legendary Big 5 live on in the modern photographic safari. The regal lion, secretive leopard, sentient elephant, moody Cape buffalo and prehistoric rhino are the most sought-after species of the African savanna. Expert professional guides know just where to look, sharing the latest information about these species and the challenges to their future survival.

Beach

Kenya’s beach vacations are a year-round affair, with October to May offering the best weather. With iconic beach destinations such as Diani in the south and Lamu Archipelago in the far north, Kenya’s coast is perfect for an idyllic extension to your safari holiday. Fantastic swimming, diving and fishing.

Mountains

Whether you’d like to take in the views from Mt. Elgon, explore the winding gullies of Hell’s Canyon or pit your technical skills on the slope of Mt. Kenya, the Kenyan highlands are a scenic wonderland and hiker’s paradise; best enjoyed in the Dry Seasons from October to May.

City and Culture

Kenya is culturally and ethnically diverse, as is reflected in the traditional dress, cuisine and fascinating history. Visit a traditional Maasai manyatta, explore Nairobi with a local guide, or ponder its history at a museum. Then, toast your adventure with a ‘Tusker’ and sample the eclectic cuisine.

When To Go​

Kenya’s diverse climate and geographical features offer something unique throughout the year. Here’s a breakdown of the different factors to consider for each season:

This is considered the best time to visit Kenya for wildlife viewing and safaris.

The weather is generally dry, with sunny days and cooler temperatures, making it comfortable for game drives and outdoor activities.

Wildlife congregates around water sources, making it easier to spot animals in national parks and game reserves.

July to October is the peak season for the Great Migration in the Maasai Mara, where millions of wildebeests and other animals move in search of fresh grazing grounds, offering an incredible wildlife spectacle.

This period is another good time for wildlife viewing, similar to the main dry season.

It’s also the calving season for wildebeests in the Maasai Mara, providing excellent opportunities to see baby animals.

The wet season consists of two main periods: the “short rains” from November to December and the “long rains” from March to May.

During the wet season, the landscape is lush and green, providing a beautiful backdrop for photography.

Birdwatching is fantastic during this time, with many migratory bird species present.

Prices are generally lower during the wet season, and there are fewer tourists, providing a more budget-friendly and less crowded experience.

Frequently Asked Questions About Kenya

Get answers to common questions about traveling to Kenya for a hassle-free experience.
What is the climate and weather like in Kenya?
Kenya’s climate varies from tropical along the coast to arid in the interior and temperate in the highlands. The country experiences two main rainy seasons: the long rains from April to June and short rains from October to December.
Most travelers require a visa for Kenya, which can be obtained online before arrival or at the airport. It’s advisable to check the latest visa requirements for your nationality.
Vaccinations for Yellow Fever, Typhoid, Hepatitis A and B, and Diphtheria are recommended, along with malaria prophylaxis. Consult with a healthcare provider for the most current advice.
The Kenyan Shilling (KES) is the official currency. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, forex bureaus, and certain hotels, with ATMs widely available in urban areas.
Apart from its world-renowned safaris, Kenya offers a multitude of activities. Enjoy the beautiful beaches of Mombasa, perfect for relaxation and water sports. Nairobi, the country’s vibrant capital, is bustling with restaurants, nightlife, and tourist attractions. It’s also a great base for day trips to nearby sites. For convenient travel within cities, taxis can easily be booked through various apps.
Lightweight and breathable clothing is recommended for daytime, with warmer attire for cooler evenings, especially in the highlands. Safari-goers should pack neutral-colored clothes, comfortable walking shoes, and protection against the sun.
Ensure to drink bottled or boiled water, protect yourself from mosquito bites to prevent malaria, and practice good hygiene. Consider getting travel insurance that covers health issues and medical evacuation.
Kenya’s coastal areas offer beautiful beaches for relaxation and water sports. Respect local customs by dressing appropriately and always verify the safety of water activities.
Mount Kenya, Africa’s second-highest peak, is accessible to climbers with various levels of experience. Proper planning, acclimatization, and a guide are essential for a successful and safe climb.
Kenya is famed for its diverse wildlife habitats, from the Masai Mara’s rolling grasslands to the Amboseli’s elephant herds against the backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro. Unique conservancies and national parks offer intimate and sustainable safari experiences.
First-timers are often drawn to the Masai Mara for its abundant wildlife and the chance to witness the wildebeest migration. Amboseli and Lake Nakuru National Parks also offer classic safari experiences with stunning scenery.
Kenya offers many family-friendly and accessible safari options. Ensure all vaccinations are up to date, and choose accommodations and activities that cater to the needs of all family members.
Mark your celebration with a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the Masai Mara, a luxury safari in a private conservancy, or a beachside dinner under the stars along the coast.
Kenya and Tanzania both boast exceptional safari experiences, each with its unique charm. Tanzania offers more secluded safari adventures, renowned for the Great Migration across the Serengeti, providing a sense of untouched wilderness.

On the other hand, Kenya tends to be more accessible and affordable, with Nairobi serving as a vibrant urban base offering a plethora of activities. Its diverse range of restaurants, nightlife, and day trips appeals particularly to budget-conscious and solo travelers seeking a blend of wildlife and city experiences.

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