The incredible diversity of cultures, landscapes, activities and wildlife provides endless opportunities for tourists. In a single trip to Kenya you can experience tropical rain forests, beautiful beaches and deserts. Climb mountains and explore the wildlife. Plan a safari that blends adventure and relaxation, whilst at the same time combines natural simplicity with luxury.
Where to go
The diversity of game in Kenya is simply astounding. Kenya’s game parks, reserves and other protected areas are home to some epic wildlife. That is why Kenya is home to safaris. Take a Masai Mara Balloon safari for a truly unique perspective on this spectacular wilderness. Drift over the great herds below.
Samburu National Park is very popular and peaceful national park in Northern Kenya it attracts wildlife because of the Uaso Nyiro River that runs through it and because of a mixture of forest and grassland vegetation. All three of the big cats, lions, cheetah and the leopard can be found here as well as elephants, buffalo and hippos. The Nyiro river contains a large number of Nile crocodiles. Be sure not miss a visit this national park.
Mombasa beach is one of Kenya’s biggest attractions outside of an African safari. Gorgeous beaches like Watamu and Tiwi beach, Watamu has great coral reefs providing for amazing diving and snorkelling activities.
What to do
The African safari is the most popular attraction in Kenya. With the most sought after safaris include the big five and experiencing the great migration of tens of thousands of wildebeests. The best time to see the migration is mid July through to August.
The great Rift Valley is one of the most unique things to see in Kenya. The valley is a geological phenomenon that is superb for taking pictures and exploring ,there is also exceptional wildlife to see here.
Visit the National Parks where you will be able to see exotic animals like lions,cheetahs,monkeys and many others in their natural habitat. There are many opportunities to play with the baby animals at the many orphanages.
If you can tear yourself away from the landscapes and wildlife there are other great activities to do in Kenya. Such as playing golf on one off Kenya’s many world class golf courses making a great break from a safari.
For a wide variety of water sports the Kenyan wild rivers, lake and expanse of the Indian Ocean offer you the perfect opportunity for motorised and non motorised water sports.
When to go
The best time to visit Kenya is during the dry season from January to March and July through to October. The wettest months are April to May. Kenya is warm all year round but take a cardigan as the mornings and evenings can be chilly when out on a safari.
Kenya is an inspirational land of arid plains and lively cities, national parks and game reserves not forgetting the stunning coastline lapped by the azures of the Indian Ocean.