Kenya has almost 13 or more National Public Holidays and they form part of Kenya Safari Holidays.
It is during this time plus the weekends that you are most likely to enjoy a Safari Holiday. Most people are ready to enjoy some time out and you become part of a bigger crowd that has the same interest.
Here is a list of Kenya Holidays/Kenya Safari Holidays.
1. New Year’s Day
This happens every 1st January and is celebrated all over the world.
2. Good Friday
This is international Catholic Holiday and
3. Easter Monday
Easter Monday follows Easter Sunday. This is quite a long weekend to enjoy some Kenya Safari Holiday.
4. Labour Day
Labour Day is an international Holiday and takes place 1st of May every year.
5. Madaraka Day
Takes place every year on 1st of June. Madaraka Day marks the day Republic of Kenya attained Self-rule in the year 1963.
6. Eid Al Fitr
It celebrated by people of Muslim faith and marks the end of Ramadan.
This is the feast of the sacrifice in the Muslim Calendar.
8. Moi Day
Occurs every 10th October every year
9. Mashujaa Day
Mashujaa Day is celebrated every year on 20th October in honour of Kenya’s heroes.
This is marked in the Hindu calendar and celebrates the return of Lord Rama. Please note this is less known in Kenya.
11. Jamhuri Day.
Jamhuri Day commemorates the day Kenya achieved independence as a republic in 1964. Takes place every 12th of December.
12. Christmas Day
This is celebrated internationally by Christians and marks the birth of Jesus Christ. Takes place every 25th of December.
13. Boxing Day
Boxing Day follows after Christmas and there occurs on 26th of December every year.
NB: Holidays that fall on Sunday are celebrated on Monday-tradition.
KENYA SAFARI HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS
Here the best places you can enjoy plus your family during holidays and any other time of your choice.
3. Lake Naivasha National Park
7. Tsavo West National Park
9. Meru National Park
11. Hell’s Gate National Park
14. Diani Beach
15. Mombasa Beaches