Kenya is a top tourist destination for an African safari. Kenya tourism includes; eco-tourism, beach tourism, cultural tourism, and sport tourism. It is one of the major sources of foreign exchange and, hence, tourism is well-developed and prioritized. You will get excellent service in this well-run industry.
Safaris and tours to the Kenya National Parks and Game Reserves with cultural visits to the communities neighbouring the parks especially the Maasai people dominates Kenya tourism. Kenya National parks offer excellent wildlife viewing, a variety of habitat and stunning sceneries, beautiful beaches, and unadulterated indigenous cultures.
Kenya has international fame for having a variety of wildlife. Kenya animals include; the big five (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Cape buffalo and the Rhinoceros), Cheetah, G
Birdlife is abundant here with over 1100 species of birds on record. They are either indigenous or introduced with some being endemic or uncertain. They include; the Ostrich, Flamingo, Guineafowl, Duck, Pigeon, Sandgrouse, Bustard, Turaco, Cuckoo, Crane, Swift, Plover, Oystercatcher, Jacana, Owl, Bee-eater, Trogon, Stork, Frigatebird, Falcon, Parrot, Honeyguide, Bulbul, Starling and many others.
Kenya Weather and Climate
Kenya climate varies by location. Kenya is located at the equator and, hence, no extreme climatic conditions.
To simplify rather a complex analysis, it can be generalized that Kenya has two rainy seasons. The long rains start from mid-March to early June with a peak in April. June to October is cool with less rainfall. The short rains begin from late October to early December with a
Best Time to Visit
You can visit Kenya all year round.
Dry seasons are best for wildlife viewing as animals gather around the remaining waterholes. Bush is also thin allowing animal visibility.
Wet seasons offer an opportunity to witness a new generation as animals give birth and stunning green scenery as plants sprout. You will also enjoy low rates during these periods as there are low numbers of tourists.
Hotel in Kenya
Kenya has plenty of hotels, lodges, and resorts to choose from. Kenya tourism is made possible and vibrant by these hotels that are well distributed in various tourist destinations all over the country. Check the Kenya Hotels below by regions.
Kenya National Parks & Game Reserves
Conservancies in Kenya
|Lewa Wildlife Conservancy||Ol Pejeta Conservancy|
Forests in Kenya
|Karura Forest||Ngong Hills Forest|
|Kakamega National Forest Reserve|
Lakes in Kenya
|Lake Magadi||Lake Elementaita|
|Lake Logipi||Lake Nakuru|
|Lake Turkana||Lake Bogoria|
|Lake Baringo||Lake Victoria|
Other Tourist Attractions in Kenya