In Kenya, you can enjoy a different safari every day and we can assure you that you will experience a love affair with Kenya that no other love will compare. The untold wealth of destinations that Kenya has to offer may take you a life time to experience with its diverse range of environments all within relatively close proximity to one another, you could literally take a few months holiday here and feel like time has stood still.
The Republic of Kenya is named after Mount Kenya which in most tribes means “God’s Resting Place”. The Swahili language (locally referred to as Kiswahili) is Kenya’s national language and is said to have originated on the East African coast, as a trade language used by both Arabs and coastal tribes. I’m sure many of you are familiar with the friendly greeting “Jambo”.
Kenya has three international airports all of which provide seamless arrival and departure. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Moi International Airport in Mombasa and Moi International Airport in Eldoret.
Kenya’s climate varies from tropical along the coast to arid inland and swelteringly hot to the north and northeast parts of the country. While cool summer clothes are worn throughout the year the summer months can see temperatures rising to 40 degrees Celsius. Trust us on the sun cream!
The “long rains” or wet seasons occurs twice yearly from March/April to May/June. The “short rains” season occurs from October to November/December. Afternoon showers are prevalent and nothing beats a good old African thunder shower, with bright flashes of lightening across these vast plains.
There is so much to do from breathtaking and unique hot air balloon safaris where you will drift silently over the great many herds below to adopting orphaned elephants, hand feeding giraffes, watching the life changing Wildebeest Migration at the infamous Maasai Mara in the Great Rift Valley. The diversity of game in Kenya is simply astounding… The big 5, (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino), a vast variety of animals, bird and plant life and fascinating cultures. Kenya is endowed with all these and more.
Visit the Aberdares Forest amongst the third highest mountain range well known for its thick salient greenery, the perfect cover for countless species and prolific game. Watch meandering herds of elephants and buffalo move amongst the undergrowth while overhead noisome birds and colobus monkeys dominate the canopy. In the coolness of the evening the forest comes alive with the distinct sounds of the hyrax and rasping grows of the leopard. This high altitude forests is broken by moorlands and plains, and through the abundant tree cover there are sensational views of the Rift Valley and the peak of Mt Kenya. Explore this via trekking trails or guided vehicle tours, then venture out on horseback to explore the foothills.
Mosey on over to Dani Beach where the whale shark, the world’s largest fish occasionally ventures here can be swam with and is truly a remarkable experience. You will gain a higher knowledge of these beautiful creatures with the help of research teams delicately tagging them.
Hatuwezi kusubiri kwa wewe kutembelea Kenya! We can’t wait for you to visit Kenya!