Kenya

WELCOME TO KENYA 

Kenya has diverse attractions to offer to our visitors.  It is only a few countries around the world where one can relax on pristine sandy beaches and be able to see wildlife in all forms within a short distance.  Kenya has 60 National Parks and Reserves all with abundant wildlife.  The spectacular wildebeest migration that occurs every year in Kenya’s most visited Maasai Mara National Reserve is referred to as the 7th new wonder of the world.

The scenery of Kenya is unique, the Great Rift Valley and the snow capped Mount Kenya, lying astride the equator, are breath-taking.  There are myriads of activities which visitors can enjoy including rock climbing, white water rafting, bird watching and adventure.  Kenya is also a land endowed with cultural diversity, pleasant weather all the year round and more importantly, hospitable people.

The diversity of Kenya’s tourism products further includes, ecotourism, sports and water based tourism, conference tourism and home stay tourism.  In the northern part of the country, we have the cradle of mankind from where we all originated, making Kenya a leader in heritage tourism.  Kenya is therefore the ultimate destination offering unparalleled variety of travel and holiday experiences.  As our visitors tell us, it is indeed a magical destination.

Kenya is Africa’s most popular safari destination and it’s capital Nairobi is East Africa’s economic hub. Kenya has a decent tourist infrastructure and lots of resorts along its coastline. It’s a testament to the country’s many natural attractions that tourists continue to visit despite being under the official Travel Warning list in several countries including the US.

Location:

Kenya is located in Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania, see map.

Area: 582,650 sq km, (slightly more than twice the size of Nevada or similar in size to France).
Capital City:  Nairobi

Population:

Around 32 million people live in Kenya Language: English (official), Kiswahili (official), as well as numerous indigenous languages.

Religion:

Protestant 45%, Roman Catholic 33%, indigenous beliefs 10%, Muslim 10%, other 2%. A large majority of Kenyans are Christian, but estimates for the percentage of the population that adheres to Islam or indigenous beliefs vary widely.

Climate:

It’s generally sunny, dry and not too hot for most of the year in Kenya despite being situated on the equator. The main rainy seasons are from March to May and November to December but the amount of rainfall varies year to year.

When to Go:

January – March, and July – October for safaris and beaches, February and August to climb Mount Kenya.

Key Attractions

A large proportion of Kenya’s tourism centres on safaris and tours of its national parks and game reserves. While most tourists visit for safari there are also cultural aspects of the country to explore in cities like Mombasa and Lamu on the Coast. The Masai Mara National Reserve is usually where the Maasai Village can be found; a site that most tourists like to visit. There are also many beaches to visit in Kenya, where one can experience water boarding, surfing, wind surfing and many more fun activities that are good for Kenya’s economy.

Destinations Private/Shared
Akagera National Park, Mutara Book Now
Amboseli National Park Book Now
Arabuko Sokoke N.P Book Now
Arusha National Park Book Now
Bomas of Kenya Book Now
Bwindi Impenetrable NP Book Now
Diani Beach Book Now
Gombe Stream National Park Book Now
Haller Park, Mombasa Book Now
Hell’s Gate National Park Book Now
Kampala Book Now
Katavi National Park Book Now
Kibale National Park Book Now
Kidepo Valley National Park Book Now
Kigali Book Now
Lake Bogoria Book Now
Lake Kivu, Gisenyi Book Now
Lake Manyara National Park Book Now
Lake Mburo National Park Book Now
Lake Naivasha Book Now
Lake Nakuru Book Now
Lake Turkana Book Now
Lake Victoria Book Now
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Book Now
Malindi, Gedi Book Now
Masai Mara Book Now
Mgahinga National Park Book Now
Mombasa Book Now
Mount Kenya Book Now
Mt. Elgon National Park Book Now
Mt. Kilimanjaro Book Now
Murchison Falls Book Now
Nairobi Book Now
National Museum of Rwanda Book Now
Ngorongoro Conservation Area Book Now
Nyungwe Forest, Musanze Book Now
Olduvai Gorge Book Now
Queen Elizabeth National Park Book Now
Ruaha National Park Book Now
Rwanda Book Now
Rwenzori National Park Book Now
Samburu Book Now
Selous Game Reserve Book Now
Semuliki National Park Book Now
Serengeti National Park Book Now
Tanzania Book Now
Tarangire National Park Book Now
The Giraffe Center, Nairobi Book Now
Tsavo National Park Book Now
Uganda Book Now
Virunga Volcanoes, Ruhengeri Book Now
Zanzibar Beaches Book Now