Kenya Travel Guide
Long popular with travellers looking for iconic wildlife and mesmerising landscapes, Kenya is a top safari destination and if you're planning a safari holiday yourself, there's a few things you should know before you go - and you'll find it here. Firstly there's where and when best to visit, necessary visas and vaccinations, and what currency is used. Then there's what style of safari would suit you best - overland camping or lodge-accommodation? Finally, delve into the fantastic safari opportunities available from the Great Migration to the Big 5 and where you'll find them.
Best Places to Visit
Top national parks to visit as well as beaches to enjoy and mountains to conquer
Best Time to Visit
Information on the wet and dry seasons in Kenya and when's best for wildlife spotting
The Great Migration
A detailed guide to where and when you can witness nature's impressive spectacle
Safari Wildlife Guide
A handy, quick reference for where to see Africa's wildlife and the best time to do so
- African Diary
by Bill Bryson
- It's Our Turn to Eat
by Michela Wrong
- A Grain of Wheat
by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Facts about Kenya
- Despite producing some of the best coffee in the world, it is largely considered an export product and Kenyans prefer tea.
- The first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize was Kenyan environmentalist Professor Maathai in 2004.
- Paleontologists believe people may first have inhabited Kenya some 2 million years ago.
Kenya Travel Advice
We closely monitor current travel guidance for Kenya and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.
Useful Online Resources:
The official Kenya Tourist Organisation site and the latest Kenya Weather Updates from the BBC.