If you want to experience all of Kenya's top destinations—while also getting the chance to lay back and relax—this exciting 12-day itinerary is for you. You will start the trip in the bustling capital Nairobi before departing for Samburu Reserve, Olpajeta Conservancy, Mount Kenya, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara Park and you will conclude the trip with two nights at Mombasa and Diani Beach. During this tour, you will discover Kenya's majestic landscapes, see the big five, spot diverse bird species, visit chimpanzees, watch an animal migration at Masai Mara, swim in turquoise blue water, and more.
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When is the best time to visit?
The general consensus about Kenya is that there are two seasons, dry and wet, dictated more by rainfall than by fluctuation in temperature. But in reality, weather in Kenya is more nuanced than that—and depending on altitude, seasonal monsoon winds, and proximity to Lake Victoria, you may experience rain at any time of year. All that said, the most popular travel times are December-January and July-August, typically the driest and best for viewing wildlife. Other times of year have their perks, though: wet conditions mean abundant flora, lower prices, and fewer safari groups crowding the national park roads.
How many days do I need?
Due to the unpredictability of animals in their natural habitat, patience is key: the more time you spend, the more likely it is that you'll observe a wide range of wildlife. Safari tours can range from a single day to multiple weeks, though three to five days per park is enough for most people. A popular option for travelers keen on safari is to spend a few days in the famous Masai Mara reserve and a few days in another of Kenya's parks—or combine your time with a trip to Tanzania's Ngorongoro Crater.
This exciting 10-day itinerary gives you the chance to truly discover Kenya's diverse wildlife and dramatic landscapes. Your trip will start in the bustling central city, Nairobi before you depart for the countryside and visit Amboseli National Park which is home to Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. Over these 10 days, you will also visit the most famous Kenyan parks including Hell's Gate, Mount Longonot, Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria, and Masai Mara which are home to thousands of wildlife species as well as incredible hiking trails and viewpoints.
This exciting itinerary includes unforgettable game drives in Kenya and Tanzania for travelers who like to be on the move. Start with two nights in Nairobi for an introduction into Kenyan culture and wildlife conservation. Then, fly to Kilimanjaro, where you'll visit three beautiful safari destinations, including the Serengeti and UNESCO-listed Ngorongoro Crater. Enjoy the comfort of private transfers and unique all-inclusive lodgings for the ultimate African adventure.
This active, 12-day adventure includes some of Kenya's best outdoor experiences. After sightseeing in Nairobi, spend several days hiking to the top of Mt. Kenya, the second-highest mountain in Africa. While parts of the mountain can only be summitted by technical mountaineers, the route you'll take is accessible to trekkers. This amazing and challenging experience is followed by several days of safari and wildlife-spotting activities, as well as cultural immersion in the Maasai Mara.
Explore Kenya's wildlife, landscapes, and native culture on this diverse 10-day itinerary. After taking in sweeping views of the Great Rift Valley, you'll go on safari tours in Lake Nakuru National Park and Maasai Mara National Reserve. Then you'll have the chance to tour a Maasai village, visit a pair of national parks, hike to the summit of Mt. Longonot, and see elephants in the wild at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Travelers who enjoy the finer things in life while getting out into nature will love this 12-day luxury safari tour in Kenya. Stay in some of the country's most beautiful and distinctive safari lodges and city accommodation, including the unique Giraffe Manor, where you can get up (very!) close to the beautiful creatures. Meet Maasai people and learn about their lives at the Maji Moto Maasai Cultural Camp. Spot a wide variety of animals and birds at numerous wildlife reserves, including buffalo, wildebeest, zebras, lions, and much more.
With less than a week in Kenya, you can make the most of your time by visiting the vast landscapes within a three-hour radius of Nairobi. While it may be tempting to cover more...
Kenya is an excellent place to holiday in Africa, especially for safari-goers. With a full week, you'll get to experience the country's healthy national park and conservancy...
If you have ten days to spend in Kenya, you'll likely want to spend a few of them on safari in Maasai Mara National Reserve. How you organize the rest of your time is up to you:...
Two weeks is a perfect amount of time to spend in and around Kenya. There are many ways to structure your trip: combine a wilderness safari with a cultural tour around the...
Due to the dry weather, January is considered high season in Kenya—a great time to spot spectacular wildlife in Maasai Mara or soak up stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in...
February is the dry season in Kenya and, due to the lack of rain, also the high season. The absence of mud and wet soil makes the savannah easy to access and perfect for...
In March, the weather transitions quickly from "hot and dry" to "wet and rainy." The precipitation renders many of Kenya's national parks inaccessible and it becomes harder to...
April is a wet, rainy month in Kenya. The coasts are extremely hot and rainstorms are frequent and steady. Meanwhile, wildlife is tougher to spot on safaris due to thick...
No need to choose between wildlife safari or beach vacation—on this diverse 9-day Kenyan itinerary you'll get the best of both worlds. After landing in Nairobi, you'll spot hippos and flamingos on a boat tour of Lake Naivasha, embark on an unforgettable safari into the Maasai Mara National Reserve, and experience life in a traditional Maasai village. End your adventure by heading to the coast, where you can relax and recharge on the white sands of Diani Beach.
If you have ten days to spend in Kenya, you'll likely want to spend a few of them on safari in Maasai Mara National Reserve. How you organize the rest of your time is up to you: round out your adventure with more wildlife viewing in the country's top national parks or opt for a relaxing trip to the white sandy coastline of Diani Beach. You could even add Uganda into the mix, crossing the border to enjoy a one-of-a-kind gorilla trekking adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Welcome to the African wilderness! On this guided tour of Kenya and Uganda, you'll visit Amboseli National Park, go on a safari in the world-famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, and get to know Maasai people in their villages. Then cross the border for an unforgettable gorilla trekking adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park — it's the wildlife viewing experience of a lifetime.
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Joseph and Jossy Travel Rock! Absolute must for Kenya Safari · Kenya - Dec 14 - Jan 3, 2020
I recently went on holiday with Joseph from Jossy Travel for a 3 week solo safari. The holiday was planned last minute due to some personal issues and I simply gave Joseph a short description of what I wanted to do (Im a photographer who also loves hiking), a request for a driver with a truck for viewing and an idea of my budget. From the first contact, Joseph himself planned and organised the holiday from start to finish! He prepared a detailed itinerary within 24 hours which covered most of... read more
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Upcoming Trip · Kenya - Aug 17 - Sep 6, 2019
Oh my, what an amazing experience. Susan was just absolutely fabulous. Answered all my questions promptly and just truly arranged an amazing trip for my 50th birthday. Zanzibar was incredible, Stone Town a delight. The hotels we stayed in were to die for. Truly works of art. The highlight of my trip was climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Our guides Sinaí and Amsi were amazing, kept my daughter and I entertained and safe. They were so knowledgeable of the área, plants, animals, everything. ... read more