Time to Travel or Safari in Kenya
best time to visit Kenya is during the winter months
which are between July and October, when its most pleasant
to view game especially in the Maasai Mara game reserve.)
Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara Kenya
to Travel in Kenya
best time to go to Kenya on Safari
is traditionally July - February. The Wildebeest Migration
safari starts from July to September, as this is when
the Mara provides one of nature's most dramatic spectacles,
the annual migration of over a million wildebeest and
zebras, teeming from the south to cross the Mara river
into the Masai Mara National Reserve.
season is from March to May, which may affect your Safari,
as some roads may not be accessible. The most amazing
thing about Kenya is that no matter what time of the
year you visit, you are bound to have an unforgettable
on your interests and sense of adventure, Kenya has
a lot to offer all year round ranging from its world
famous wildlife parks, tranquil lakes, different cultures,
sandy white beaches , thousands of plants and bird species,
mountains and even the hype night life of its cities.
is a major factor in deciding when to travel. However,
unlike places like Europe where there are four clear
cut seasons, weather in Kenya is not uniform and changes
from region to region depending on geographical features.
such, it is important to visit when you can maximize
your experience by taking in as much of the country
and its beauty as you can. Regardless of the season
however, Kenya is always ready with something new and
and February are relatively hot months, and the ideal
time to explore Kenya’s beautiful sand beaches
at the Coast. Spoil yourself with a tan, cool evening
walks in the evenings or early mornings, a good swim
or take part in assorted water sports.
rainy season, usually ranging from March – May
offers something different. It is the off peak season
and the best time to visit Kenya for those who prefer
a little less crowding.
is also the calving and nesting season; pasture is
abundant so animal concentrations are at their highest.
The rainy season would also be a good time to tour
the famous Lake Nakuru National Park, carpeted by
thousands of lesser flamingoes that call it home.
the dry season starting from June - October is arguably
best time to visit Kenya. Topping the list of attractions
during this period is the most amazing spectacle on
earth, now fondly known as the 8th wonder of the world-
the wildebeest migration.
than the wildebeest migration, it is
also a good time to visit other national parks to see
a greater variety of animals. Dusk and Dawn game viewing
is especially popular- watch the animals from real close
as they come to the watering holes while looking at
Kenya’s beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
is the ideal time for climbers and hikers to give a
try at climbing Kenya’s highest mountain and the
second highest in Africa, Mt. Kenya.
is a season for short rains with temperatures being
relatively cool. You can do any number of activities
during this season, Go on a wildlife safari, mountain
climbing or view flora and fauna among many other
cultural enthusiasts, anytime of
the year is good for a cultural safari. Experience
Kenya’s diverse culture such as that of the
Maasai, ancient Swahili cities built by the Portuguese
hundreds of years ago and a good chance to sample
some of those traditional mouthwatering dishes.
& Reservations for Safari Contact:
Office Tel: + 254 (0) 20 2437871
: 0721242711 (Safaricom) - Kenya