to Travel in Kenya
Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara Kenya
Time to Travel in Kenya
most amazing thing about Kenya is that no matter what
time of the year you visit, you are bound to have
an unforgettable experience. Depending 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.
As 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 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. It 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. Other 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.