Overview – Kenya

Kenya is a top wildlife destination, recommended especially for those booking a first-time safari. The Masai Mara offers excellent big cat encounters and is the setting for the yearly wildebeest migration. Palm-lined beaches offer a perfect place to relax after an action packed safari.

Rates (USD) $115 to $500 pp/day
Best Time to Go June to October, January to February
High Season July to November, January and February
Size 580,367km² / 224,081mi²

Pros and Cons

  • Excellent wildlife viewing, including the annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara
  • A wide variety of habitats and scenery
  • Beautiful beaches with plenty of resorts to choose from
  • Traditional indigenous cultures
  • Excellent service and well-run tourism industry
  • The main tourist attractions are often crowded with tourists

Kenya Safari Reviews

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Kenya Safari Reviews

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Most Helpful Expert Review
Kenya – middle earth
4/5

Kenya should be the world’s finest safari destination. It has every natural advantage. Wrapped around the equator, it has the most extraordinary range of landscape, from the Indian Ocean to the Turkana Desert, the Great Rift Valley to the...

Latest User Review
So much to see
5/5

This was my third trip to Kenya and it seems to get better every time! We went to four different parks/reserves (Samburu, Maasai Mara, Aberdares (moorlands), and Lake Nakuru.) All were very different. Samburu was the most intimate, with...