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Experience a safari vacation in Kenya, the place where safari travel originated. The best Kenya tours and safaris include Big 5 game viewing, natural beauty, cultural encounters, and the tropical beaches of the Kenyan coast. A safari to kenya includes seeing the Great Migration in the legendary Masai Mara, Amboseli's unforgettable views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Samburu's leopards. Encounter interesting cultures in authentic Masai villages and taste the flavours of Africa, India and Europe in the melting pot that is Swahili culture.

The annual Great migration of mega-herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle-also following the summer rains and sweet grasses is Kenya's biggest attraction. you may witness the life-and-death struggles of the Mara River crossings or dramatic encounters with Africa's top predators on the open plains. One can also add gorilla trekking to a Kenyan safari since Kenya combines easily with Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. It may also involve a wide range of safari and beach combination tours. Kenya offers a holiday for every traveler From family safaris including child-friendly activities and services, to exclusive hideouts for romantics, adventurous, honeymoons, small groups of friends and family celebrating a milestone anniversary among others.

WHAT TO DO IN KENYA!

Great Wildebeest Migration
Game Viewing
Mountain Hiking
Beach Experience
Horse riding Safaris
Hot Air Ballooning
Cultural Experience
Bird Watching


REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT KENYA!

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Wildebeest Migration in the Mara. The migration is a spectacular sight where two million wildebeest migrate in search of water and greener pastures.

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Big 5 Safari. You can also go on a safari and see the 'Big Five' (lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and rhino) in different national parks in the country.

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Feed or Have Breakfast with a Giraffe. Giraffe Manor is a boutique hotel in Langata, Nairobi. It is a beautiful place and the interior décor is spectacular. Every morning, the Rothschild giraffes visit the area and poke their heads into the windows hoping for food.

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Meet Some Cool Kenyan People. Laugh, smile and listen to great stories. You will meet some of the most genial hearts in Kenya, and they will help you create lifetime memories. Kenyans are proud of their country and culture, and they welcome visitors.

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Visit Pristine Beaches, Eat Seafood and Sail in the Kenyan Coast. A visit to Kenya is incomplete before going to the beautiful beaches in Mombasa, Malindi, Diani and Lamu

PLACES TO VISIT

Masai Mara for the iconic wildebeest migration. Other classic big game destinations such as Amboseli and Tsavo are easily accessible as is the recently opened-up Laikipia Plateau region. Kenya's tropical coast offers everything from buzzing resorts to exclusive island retreats making the country ideal for safari and beach vacations.

Lake Nakuru

Game viewing & Flamingos

There are 400 bird species recorded here hence being an interesting place for bird watchers. Nakuru is the place to go for the best chance to see Kenya's famous flocks of flamingos. There's also game viewing too around the lake shores. Rhino and hippo are also among the heavyweights. It is home to a shallow soda lake.


Laikipia Plateau

Private Conservancies & Exceptional Lodges

This is Kenya's newest safari destination lies north of Nairobi on the rim of the Great Rift Valley. An area of thriving private reserves, luxurious family-friendly accommodation and huge honeymoon views, Laikipia is a must-do for those who want an air of exceptionality and a diverse Kenya safari experience away from the crowds.


Masai Mara
Masai Mara

The Great wildebeest Migration & All Year game-viewing

It is Kenya's leading conservation area and home to the famous wildebeest migration, it offers the most dramatic game viewing and widest range of safari experiences. It is also known for hot air balloon flights, action-packed game drives, cultural interactions and guided nature walks in private conservancies making it one of the world's greatest travel destinations.


Mombasa & Lamu

shoeless luxury beach experience

The well-preserved Lamu Archipelago combines all the elements of a fantastic beach holiday- Scuba diving and snorkelling on pristine reefs, sunset dhow cruises and swimming with dolphins making it a perfect add-on to a Kenya safari. It can as well serve as an astonishing honeymoon destination. Superb luxury accommodation is available both on Lamu Island and nearby Manda Island.


Mombasa & Kenya Beaches

family Resorts & luxury lodges

Mainland Mombasa is a popular family choice for got-it-all beach resorts but ask us about Kenya's more exclusive mainland beach lodges where the accent is on exclusivity, luxury and indulgence.


Amboseli National park
Amboseli National park

Game Viewing, Bird Watching, Photography & Best Views of Kilimanjaro

Famous known and Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak and Africa’s Roof Top, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya's most popular parks. The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust", and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands. They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture. Amboseli is where to go in Kenya to get timeless views of Mount Kilimanjaro, ironically situated across the border in Tanzania. There's great big game viewing as well - especially around the Amboseli's wetland areas.


Mount Kenya & Central Highlands

Game viewing away from the crowd

central highlands- mostly preferred by visitors who want less crowded safari destinations. The 5200m Mount Kenya which is Africa’s second highest peak emerges over much of the region which includes great wildlife destinations such as family-friendly and multi-activity Meru National Park, the private Lewa Downs Conservancy in the foothills of Mt Kenya, the Mount Kenya National Park and the amazing forests of Aberdares National Park. If you're looking for a relaxed Mount Kenya safari, then any one of these parks is fit for you. Recently UNESCO has announced that the Mount Kenya-Lewa Wildlife Conservancy will be added as an extension to Mount Kenya National Park, enhancing the protection of the property as a World Heritage Site


Tsavo National Park

Game viewing away from the crowd

The Land of Lava, Springs, Man-Eaters & Magical Sunsets” From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs to the Shetani lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher's Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.


Shaba and Samburu

Game Viewing & Walking Safari

Shaba and Samburu National Reserves lie to the north of the region where Kenya's savannah gives way to desert scrub and mountains. The Samburu National Reserve is situated on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in central Kenya. The Ewaso attracts plenty of wildlife and gives life to Samburu's otherwise arid landscape. Samburu is so-named because it forms the heartland of the colourful Samburu people, close relatives of Tanzania's Maasai. While in the Reserve, the Samburu will be your guides, revealing the land's secrets and the patterns of its wildlife. Though it doesn't provide Kenya's best game-viewing territory, Samburu does harbour several wildlife species rarely found elsewhere except in small numbers. These include Grevy's zebra, the reticulated giraffe and the Beisa oryx, all of which are found only north of the equator. The reserve is relatively small and not particularly well-known, but this adds to the appeal for many, as Samburu offers a peaceful alternative to the busier safari parks of the South. Don't expect a wildlife spectacle to rival the Great Migration, but do expect a quiet, largely undisturbed safari led by talented local guides. The scenery is dramatic, and besides a familiar cast of classic African animals you'll find species here that don't occur in Kenya's more popular parks, making it one of Kenya's most appealing places of interest.


when to visit Kenya

A diverse geography means a variable climate across the country but Kenya is considered a year-round destination for both safaris and beach holidays. Most Kenya safari destinations are at their best between January and the end of March; the climate is mild; mostly dry and game viewing is at its peak. Naturally, this time is considered the best time to go to Kenya on safari but a rainy season visit - between mid-March to June and again between October and December - is well worth considering in order to avoid the peak-season crowds and to take advantage of cheaper, off-season rates on accommodation and tours.

It's a case of choosing when to go to on Safari in Kenya for the Masai Mara wildebeest migration, then go between mid-August and late October when the herds have returned from their months in Tanzania's Serengeti. The best time to Explore Kenya beach destinations is a far most point: Kenya's Indian Ocean coast is hot and humid all year round and rain can fall at any time. We would however recommend avoiding the coast during the mid-March to late May season when temperatures and rainfall are at their highest.

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