Go in search of the Big 5 and meet Masai warriors with our range of camping and lodge safari tours and tailor-made safari holidays to Kenya.

Kenya boasts the most spectacular stretch of the Great Rift Valley, mighty Mt Kenya and the stunning savannah plains of the Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru with its flock of pink flamingos and a pristine Indian Ocean coast. An undoubted highlight is Kenya’s premier game reserve, the Masai Mara. Earning its name from the Masai tribes people and the Mara River which divides it, the reserve is famous for its exceptional population of game and the annual Great Migration of the wildebeest between August and October each year. The Masai Mara is perhaps most famous for its lions, though all the other members of the Big 5 roam the reserve too.

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Kenya is a classic African destination with incredible safari opportunities and many highlights. To compliment this we offer a range of travel styles departing in 2019 and 2020 from adventurous overland camping trips to lodge accommodated safaris as well as tailor-made holidays.

Upcoming Kenya Trips 2019 and 2020

Our Kenya Tours

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Best of Kenya & Tanzania

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
11 days | FROM USD $1,795

From Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara to the vast plains of the...

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Zebras & Zanzibar

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
11 days | FROM USD $1,195

The perfect combo of action and idyllic island relaxation! Go wild in...

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Gorilla and Game Trek

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
15 days | FROM USD $1,195

Trek through lush jungle in search of mountain gorillas. Experience...

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East Africa Encompassed

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
16 days | FROM USD $2,395

Go wild on this game viewing adventure through the best of East...

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Wildlife Express

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $1,695

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Wildlife Express Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $1,695

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
25 days | FROM USD $2,195

From the wilds of the Masai Mara, to gorillas in Uganda, safari in the...

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Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
25 days | FROM USD $2,195

Start your African adventure with a taste of the tropics on the...

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Wildlife, Falls and Beaches

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
27 days | FROM USD $2,995

Starting in Nairobi and ending at the thunderous Victoria Falls, take...

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Kenya to Kruger

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM USD $2,195

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Nairobi to Johannesburg. Check...

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Kruger to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM USD $2,195

Travel from Johannesburg to Nairobi, enjoy a real African adventure ...

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Big Five Safari Explorer

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
36 days | FROM USD $2,695

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back...

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Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
36 days | FROM USD $2,695

Starting at Victoria Falls, Africa's adrenaline capital and finishing...

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Kenya to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM USD $2,695

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African...

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Cape to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM USD $2,695

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African Continent...

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The Big Overlander

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM USD $3,495

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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The Big Overlander Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM USD $3,495

Discover seven different countries, travelling from South Africa...

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Great African Expedition

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM USD $3,895

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

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Great African Expedition North

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM USD $3,895

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

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Kenya Wildlife Week

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
7 days | FROM USD $2,495

Go wild for a week in Kenya on this comfortable lodge accommodated...

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Kenya & Tanzania Trails

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
13 days | FROM USD $6,395

Explore six of East Africa's finest national parks on a wildlife...

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Kenya Up Close

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
8 days | FROM USD $4,495

Combining Kenya's rugged north, the beautiful Rift Valley, Samburu...

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The Best of East Africa

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Our Kenya Trip Types

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Kenya Overland Camping Safaris

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All our overland safaris are led by an experienced and passionate crew of three - a tour leader, driver and cook who have travelled extensively throughout the region and have the first-hand knowledge and skills to ensure you have a memorable and hassle-free holiday.

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Our tours include an airport arrival transfer, many of your meals, game drives, camping equipment and guiding - and at the end of your adventure you're bound to find yourself sharing tales of your travels over a cool Tusker beer with fellow travellers in Nairobi.

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Kenya Lodge Accommodated Safaris

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Our accommodated safaris are ideal if you prefer to tour in comfort with 3-4 star standard lodges, hotels and tented chalets used throughout and road travel undertaken by private European-standard vehicles.

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Group sizes are small with a maximum of 6 travellers and our experienced local guides accompany you from day 1. Discover the Big 5 and see the very best of Kenya or combine with a trip to neighbouring Tanzania.

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Kenya Tailor-made Safaris

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Design your own perfect safari holiday to Kenya with the help of our tailor-made team. Our travel consultants will put together an itinerary in Kenya to suit your needs, incorporating your interests and passions with everything that you would like to see and do along the way

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Whether it be spotting wildlife on safari, meeting the locals or heading to the skies for a scenic hot-air balloon ride. Let us know your preferred standard of lodge accommodation and when you want to go and we'll do the rest.

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Kenya Safari Holidays

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If you would like to experience Kenya at a more leisurely pace, fancy a little luxury or prefer not to travel as part of a group our safari holidays could be just the ticket. Visit Kenya's wildlife-rich national parks and we recommend combining Kenya with neighbouring Tanzania to visit the incredible Serengeti and enjoy a beach break on the idyllic island on Zanzibar.

Kenya tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.71 out of 5 based on 35 recent reviews — See All Kenya Reviews

Wildlife was amazing, great time though we won’t miss the long travel days on the truck. Campsites were good, equipment was good. Good range of optional activities. Food was good, thanks to our chef Wyclef. Our guide Hesbon was extremely patient and accommodating to many demands. Highly recommended, our group size of 13 was great, more would have felt cramped given time in transit.”  

Michelle Chen • Submitted 10 Jul 2019

We had a marvellous time with our guide, cook and driver. We formed a lasting bond. I found Chris to be very very knowledgeable and always on top of everything we needed to do during our tour. He helped us out even before being asked and was full of fun and joined in our games and music and stories and laughter.

This is my second trip with On the Go tours and both have been fabulous. ”  

Shauna Lorincz • Submitted 25 May 2019

Excellent valued tour for people who have the time and prepared to rough it a bit to have a great experience.Guides were very knowledgeable and terrific to learn from. Cook and driver also had many tour years of knowledge. We were the oldest (63yrs) but still had a fun time and always felt looked after and safe.”  

Stephen Leggett • Submitted 18 Apr 2019

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A Year-Round Destination
Safari opportunities abound

Kenya is a fantastic safari destination at any time of year with world-famous national parks home to an incredible array of wildlife and brief wet seasons. The Masai Mara is home to the Big 5 and witnesses the Great Migration that follows a year-long cycle so there's always something of interest taking place on the savanna. Even when the rains come there's still good wildlife viewing thanks to thinner crowds and a steady animal population in other national parks.

Highlights of our Kenya safaris

With scenery that perfectly captures the essence of Africa and a host of national parks and wildlife reserves offering phenomenal safari opportunities as well as a glimpse of traditional tribal cultures, Kenya has plenty of highlights here's a few you'll find on our safari adventures.

Masai Mara

The grassy plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya are often crowded with zebra and wildebeest

Meet the red-robed Masai warriors and go in search of the Big 5 with game drives across the grassy plains of the Masai Mara with departures throughout the famed Great Wildebeest Migration.

Lake Nakuru

Bird's eye view of Lake Nakuru in Kenya which is one of the highlights of our Kenya safaris

Visit one of Africa's best places to spot white and black rhino with game drives in Lake Nakuru National Park taking you to the shores of the soda lake home to large concentrations of flamingo.

Amboseli National Park

Mt Kilimanjaro looms over the landscapes of Amboseli National Park where herds of elephant roam

Marvel at the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest mountain, towering over landscapes filled with hundreds of large-tusked elephants as well as giraffe, zebra and lion.

Samburu National Reserve

Gerunuk | Samburu National Park | Kenya

Watch out for the unique Grevy’s zebra or Beisa Oryx as you game drive through the dry grasslands of the Samburu National Reserve, home to a staggering number and variety of species.