When planning for your trip to Kenya, prepare in advance. You can purchase safaris in packages or individually. There are many lodges in the cities of Nairobi and Mombasa where you can book a safari. Make sure your lodging is close to the airport which will save you time when visiting several different destinations.
When booking your safari, make sure to email the lodge with all of the features that are important to you. Some of these features include pool/spa, internet/wi-fi, safety, specific accommodation requests (single-sex), and children’s activities. The possibilities are endless!
When purchasing your package for the Kenya Safari, there are many great options available for you to choose from. They can range from an extreme adrenaline-filled adventure to a quieter yet equally wonderful experience where you feel as if you have experienced both worlds!
Best time to go:
The best time to visit Kenya is between March and October. June, July, August, and September is considered the the picking season in Kenya. April – May (Low Season) month in Kenya. The weather during the off-season is very cold. If you are planning to stay at a lodge, the off-season is ideal as the lodges are usually empty.
Masai Mara National Reserve
Located just 90 kilometers from the Kenyan border with Tanzania, the Masai Mara is made up of numerous private camps and wildlife preserves including the Ololokwe Camp, the Masai Mara Bushland, and the Naro Moru. This spectacular wildlife reserve has one of the richest wildlife populations in the world. The variety of wildlife is incredible and includes cheetahs, lion and leopard, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, elephant, and plenty of birds, hippo, and hyena!
The Masai Mara is also an excellent place to view both the summer and winter migration of the flamingos. The Mara River also has an abundance of crocodiles.
The Mara River is one of the few places in the world where the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra takes place. In the late dry season, the wildebeest begin their annual migration from Tanzania to Kenya and Tanzania to Tanzania. The Naro Moru is a private camp located along the Mara River and is the best place to see the migration of the wildebeest and zebra. The camp has a spectacular viewing deck where you can watch the wildebeest and zebra walk by.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Nakuru is a huge lake located in the Rift Valley. It is the second-largest freshwater lake in Kenya and is surrounded by the Aberdare Mountains and the Mau Escarpment. The lake is a huge source of water for the entire country. It is the primary source of water for the area, but it is also the source of life. The lake provides food for the diverse wildlife that lives in the area. It is also home to the world-famous Maasai Mara which has been named one of the 10 most beautiful places on Earth.
The Lake Nakuru National Park is home to the largest population of giraffes in the world. The lake is also home to some of the best wildlife in the area including the majestic Thomson’s gazelle, the ostrich, and the African bush elephant. The park is also home to a huge variety of birds including the Nile crocodile, flamingo, the kori bustard, and the Hartlaub’s turaco.
Nairobi National Park
The Nairobi National Park is located in the capital city of Nairobi. The park is one of the oldest in Kenya and was established in 1925. It is made up of a diverse collection of plants and animals including birds, reptiles, insects, mammals, and amphibians. The park is also home to a variety of plants and trees.
Amboseli National Park
The Amboseli National Park is located on the southern border of the country. The park is known for its unique ecosystem, and large populations of wildebeest, and elephants. The park is also known for the Maasai Mara, which is home to the largest population of cheetahs in the world.
The park has an abundance of grasslands, rivers, trees, shrubs, and plants. The variety of wildlife in the park is astounding. There are over 50 different species of birds, many of which are unique to the park. There are also a variety of mammals including the African bush elephant, wildebeest, zebra, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, cheetah, leopard, lions, jack
Tsavo National Parks
The Tsavo National Parks are located in the eastern part of Kenya and are home to a variety of animals including elephants, leopards, lions, wildebeests, giraffes, cheetahs, zebra, and many different species of birds.
The Tsavo National Parks are home to the world’s most successful lion pride, which was established in Tsavo East in 1970. The Tsavo National Park is also home to the Big Five which includes the lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, and rhino.
The Tsavo National Park is one of the best places to view a variety of birds. There are over 500 different species of birds in the park.
Samburu Game Reserve
The Samburu Game Reserve is one of the best places to view wildlife in Kenya. The game reserve is located on the border of Kenya and Ethiopia. It is home to an abundance of lions, leopards, and rhinos. The Samburu is also home to a variety of other animals including elephants, giraffes, buffalo, and warthogs.
Kenya is one of the best places to view wildlife in Africa. It is home to over 250 different species of birds, over 500 different species of mammals, and a variety of reptiles and amphibians.