Kenya Safari Destinations

offers excellent big cat encounters and is the setting for the yearly wildebeest migration

Why go Safari To Kenya?

Kenya Safari Destinations

With a desirable global reputation, Kenya is home to the “Big Five” and has incredibly beautiful national parks with savannah grasslands, majestic animals, unique plants and the most picturesque views. There are so many ways to enjoy a Kenyan safari, including visiting national parks to see animals in their natural habitats. Each of these national parks have a unique character and feel, so take out your cameras and get ready to capture and explore!

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Best Time To Visit

The best wildlife viewing months in Kenya are during the Dry season from late June to October. The wildebeest migration usually reaches the Masai Mara in July and remains until October when they move back to the Serengeti

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Weather & Climate

Kenya lies on the equator and has a pleasant, tropical climate, but there are large regional climatic variations influenced by several factors, including altitude. Temperatures drop by about 6°C for every 1,000m you climb

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Getting There

The common point of entry for a safari in Kenya is Nairobi. Nairobi is one of Africa’s biggest transport hubs. Many airlines fly to Kenya and competition is strong, making flights to Nairobi relatively inexpensive.

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Malaria & Vaccination

High risk throughout the country except in high altitude areas over 2,000m including Nairobi, Nairobi NP, Laikipia plateau and Mt. Kenya. Most safari parks are high-risk zones. The highest risk of transition is during the rainy

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Wildlife

Kenya offers excellent wildlife viewing. All of the Big Five are regularly seen on a standard safari. The Masai Mara is one of the best places in Africa to see big cats, and white rhino is easily seen at Lake Nakuru. The Rift Valley

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Safe & Security

More than a million tourists visit Kenya every year, and most visits are trouble-free. By avoiding the areas listed in the travel alert above, Kenya, in our opinion, can be considered a safe travel destination, even more so

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Aberdare National Park

Aberdare National Park protects the mountain range of the same name. It is one of Kenya’s most unspoiled forest parks. Tree hotels are designed for guests to observe wildlife coming to

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Amboseli National Park

Amboseli is classic Africa. Often called the 'Land of Giants' – due to the impressive elephants here carrying massive tusks – the animals are set against breathtaking vistas of Mt Kilimanjaro

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Arabuko Sokoke Forest

Arabuko Sokoke protects the largest remaining tract of coastal forest in East Africa. The park is mainly a bird-watching destination, and several endemics and near-endemics can be found here

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Accomodation In Kenya

Kenya offers the traveller a wide range of accommodation options.From youth hostels to five star luxury suites, from pitching your own tent in the wilderness to relaxing in a private beachside villa, the possibilities are endless. Your choice of accommodation for your stay in Kenya should be dictated by your personal travel budget, but also by your own interests. For some people, sleeping under canvas in the Kenyan bush, by an open fire and surrounded by the spectacular night noises of wild animals, is a once in a life time experience that has greater value than the most costly hotel or lodge.

Tsavo West National Park

Tsavo West, together with its expansive Tsavo East neighbor, combine to equal a massive 4% of Kenya forming one of the largest national parks in the world. The park is home to the Big Five

Buffalo Springs N.P

Buffalo Springs, Samburu and Shaba are a trio of similar, adjoining reserves. Buffalo Springs offers good wildlife viewing of most big safari animals, and is particularly renowned for its excellent leopard sightings.

Chyulu Hills National Park

The little visited Chyulu Hills NP is an extension of the more popular Tsavo West NP. The green Chyulus are one of the youngest mountain ranges in the world, having been

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Hell's Gate National Park

This small park near Lake Naivasha isn’t on many safari itineraries. It contains a nice variety of plains animals, but it lacks most of the flagship species. The appeal lies more in the scenery with impressive

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Kakamega Forest National Reserve

Kakamega Forest is the only tropical forest left in Kenya. The forest is home to a variety of primates, and it is one of Kenya's birding hotspots. It marks the easternmost distribution of many sought-after

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Vehicles & Safari Equipments Hiring

We offers Diversity of Vehicles & Safari Equipments hiring services in Kenya’s major towns From Nairobi,Mombasa,Kisume,Eldoret,Nakuru,Kakamega and beyond,Both vehicles and Safari Equipments may be provided with full experienced English,French,German,Italian/Spanish or Chinese speaking Driver/Guides,

Kora National Park

Kora National Park is the former home of famed wildlife conservationist, George Adamson, or ‘baba ya simba’ (Father of Lions). It was here that the lion Elsa, of Born Free fame, lived. The former reserve had serious problems with poachers in the 1980s and 1990s – George Adamson

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Lake Bogoria National Reserve

This small reserve can only be visited as a day trip and is on few tourist itineraries. Most of the reserve consists of a large, algae-rich lake. Since the flamingos left Lake Nakuru after the flooding of 2012, Lake Bogoria is now one of the best places to see big flocks of these birds.

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Laikipia Plateau

Laikipia is a mid-altitude plateau, which formerly consisted of community land and ranch land. The plateau has been turned into a patchwork of private game reserves, with vast ranches where cattle

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Lake Nakuru National Park

Scenic Lake Nakuru is Kenya’s most popular national park. It offers good wildlife viewing with four of the Big Five present. The small park doesn’t support elephants, but rhinos are particularly easy to

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Lake Turkana

Lake Turkana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest alkaline lake in the world, and the largest lake of any kind in a desert. The area is inhospitable – but eerily beautiful – and the lake’s three islands are a stopover for migrant birds and a breeding site for crocodiles

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Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Lewa is one of the prime sanctuaries of Laikipia Plateau. It is known for its outstanding conservation record and development work in the local community. It offers excellent wildlife viewing and is one of the best places in Kenya to see the Big Five. Sightings are common of both black rhino and white

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Marsabit National Park

Marsabit National Park is located in northern Kenya, a part of the country that will only appeal to the intrepid, adventurous traveler. Anybody traveling this far north will find a stopover in this little

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Masai Mara National Reserve

The Masai Mara is one of Africa’s most famous parks. The wildlife viewing is superb throughout the year. The park’s abundant vegetation and regular rainfall supports a huge population of

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Meru National Park

This undervalued national park offers great wildlife viewing opportunities. Meru is a lot less busy than some of Kenya’s more popular parks, and has an unspoilt feel. All of the Big Five are

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Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park lies within sight of Nairobi city, and animals can be seen against a backdrop of high-rise buildings. The park’s proximity to a large urban center is unique in Africa

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Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Ol Pejeta is one of the prime sanctuaries of Laikipia Plateau and all of the Big Five are present. Its highlights include the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa; a population of southern white rhino

Ruma National Park

This rarely visited park was established to protect Kenya’s last remaining population of the beautiful roan antelope. The park is totally undeveloped and visitors need to be self

Saiwa Swamp National Park

Saiwa Swamp is Kenya’s smallest national park. It basically protects a swamp fed by the Saiwa River, which provides shelter for a viable population of the rare sitatunga antelope

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Solio Ranch

The sanctuary on Solio Ranch (also Solio Game Reserve) on Laikipia Plateau was founded in 1970 as a breeding ground for white and black rhinos. This has been extremely successful, and many rhino have been translocated to other parks and reserves. The small park is literally

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Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East and Tsavo West together form one of the world’s largest national parks, covering 4% of Kenya. Tsavo East NP feels wild and undiscovered; its vast open spaces are mesmerizing. The huge, semi-arid wilderness is home to most safari animals, and although

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Samburu National Reserve

Samburu is the most popular reserve in northern Kenya. Wildlife viewing is good, and most big safari animals are easily spotted. The arid environment is home to a variety of north Kenya specials

Shaba National Reserve

Shaba, Samburu and Buffalo are a trio of ecologically similar, unfenced reserves that share common borders. Despite being the largest of the three reserves, there is less wildlife in Shaba, and most tours based

Shimba Hills National Reserve

Shimba Hills protects one of the last large coastal rainforests in East Africa. It is a stronghold for the rare subspecies of sable antelope: Roosevelt's sable. This is not a Big Five reserve, but several of

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Superior guide Your guide will be pleasant and personable; they're an established safari guide with at least 3 years of bush experience. They will have conversational English, and will be able to correctly identify virtually all species of animals and most birds – and also have some knowledge of their behaviour. They'll have a good understanding of the local cultures, and often speak some of the local languages. They will generally admit what he doesn't know, and use references to try and find out the answers. Superior guides are used in all of the trip ideas mentioned here.

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