Kenya Wildlife Safaris
Kenya is one of the countries located in East Africa bordering Uganda, Tanzania, Somalia, and Ethiopia with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, Lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley, and mountain highlands. It’s also home to wildlife like lions, elephants, and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania’s 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Top 5 places to visit and go on safari in Kenya
Kenya is a popular wildlife destination in east Africa, the country is home to over 20 wildlife and protected areas with improved tourism services.
Maasai Mara National Reserve
The Masai Mara is a place so rich in beauty and depth of feeling that you can scarcely believe it actually exists. A visit to the Mara can be life-changing as you experience the surreal geography, wildlife, human culture, and immersive activities in this singular landscape.
It is one of the national parks on the path of one of the greatest events in the Animal kingdom known as the annual wildebeest migration which takes place between Kenya’s Maasai Mara and Tanzania’s Serengeti ecosystem so a safari without visiting Kenya would be incomplete.
Amboseli National Park
If you never been to Africa try Amboseli National Park, the park lies in southern Kenya. It’s known for its large elephant herds and views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro, across the border in Tanzania. Observation Hill offers panoramas of the peak and the park’s plains and swamps. Varied wildlife includes giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, and hundreds of bird species. The western section is dominated by vast Lake Amboseli, which is dry outside the rainy season
Lake Nakuru National Park
Located at the southern edge of the town of Nakuru and about 164 km north of Nairobi, the lake happens to facilitate the presence of Algae, which attracts a large population of flamingos, making it the best destination for bird watching. There are a remarkable number of endangered white rhinos, more than any place in Kenya. This magnificent water body host shows of prey and predators that will surely make your safari eventful and a memory to look back to with laughter.
Lying on the shores of the Indian Ocean and bordered by a magnificent coral reef, Diani Beach is an impressive paradise, ideal for swimming and water sports all year round.
Diani Beach stretches over 10 kilometers and has been voted as the leading beach destination in Africa and among the top beaches worldwide.
Boarded by Tiwi Beach to the north and Galu Beach to the south, Diani Beach features expansive white sands with clear warm waters, palm trees, and numerous birds and monkeys who make a life in the extensive tropical vegetation behind the beach.
After the dusty safari on bumpy roads, a rest here will not be a mistake at all.
Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city. In addition to its urban core status, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes, zebras, and lions. Next to it is a well-regarded elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Nairobi is also often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips elsewhere in Kenya in its famous Wilson airport.
When to go on safari in Kenya
The best time to visit Kenya is during the Dry season from late June to October (these are the best wildlife viewing months). The wildebeest migration usually reaches the Masai Mara in August and remains until October when they move back to the Serengeti in Tanzania.
How Many days do I need to discover Kenya?
It’s quite a question to answer but in reality, you could live in Kenya forever and just explore the endless safari attraction but that might not be possible so we advise at least 10 days of safari should get you to the prime wildlife areas
What’s the best way to travel to Kenya?
Kenya has at least an improved transport system around the country ranging from public transport, Railway, and multiple domestic flights to different national parks and beaches.
We advise on flying one way and driving the other way back.
How much is a Kenya wildlife safaris
Depending on the level you’re traveling on being budget, mid-range or luxury, or maybe shoestring you may pay anything from USD 80-USD 1000 per day for any safari offers please contact us today.
How can I book Kenya wildlife safaris?
Many people may wonder how they can book their holiday to Kenya but we recommend booking through a safari agent like Safari vacation and Travel services that know the country well and will ensure financial protection.