Best Time to Visit – Solio Ranch

Anthony Ham
Expert
By Anthony Ham

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the guide to Kenya.

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

Anthony is the author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

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Wildlife viewing at Solio Ranch is good any time of the year, but heavy rains can disrupt safari plans. The reserve closes in November.

Best Time June to September (Dry season)
High Season July to October (High season rates apply)
Low Season February to May (Low season rates apply, but April might have heavy rain)
Best Weather June to September and December to February (Less rain)
Worst Weather March, April, May and October (Short and long rains)

June to September Dry Season

  • Mostly sunny and it doesn’t rain much
  • Roads are in good condition
  • The lodge only has six rooms and it never gets busy
  • A lot of dust in the sky and the scenery is less spectacular
  • High season rates apply

October to May Wet Season

  • Low season rates might apply
  • Newborn animals litter the landscape
  • Lush scenery and crisp, clear air offer stunning views of Mount Kenya on a cloudless day
  • There are many overcast days
  • Bad road conditions can interfere with safaris
  • Game drives can be disrupted due to the rain

Wildlife Photos

Best Time to go to Kenya by Major Park

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