Kenya is famous for its wilderness and wildlife charm. Considerexploring and understanding the African safari destination for the best Kenya safari trip.
The best of Savannah, mountain highlands, and landforms that hug the Indian Ocean are in the East African nation- of Kenya. It is a popular haven for big cats like the cheetah, buffalo, elephant, rhinoceros, and lion.
Highlights of a safari in Kenya are watching the annual Wildebeest migration, viewing wildlife, and staying in exotic safari lodges. When you go on a safari vacation to Kenya, expect to enjoy unique wildlife experiences.
What can be the best time for a safari trip in Kenya?
The best time for a Kenyan safari is from June to October. You can also enjoy the best safari experiences during the dry season in Kenya.
Top experiences of a Kenya Safari
Exciting Game Drive
Kenya safari tour’s most essential part is a game drive. You can enjoy a morning, late afternoon, or evening game drive to witness the wildlife in the wilderness. Game drives in Kenya’s best national parks and reserves help you experience the thrill of wildlife encounters.
The Bird watching tour
Kenya is home to the world’s most ferocious predators and many exotic bird species.
There are over 817 bird species across the Kenya National Parks and Reserves. Consider a bird safari to explore the coastal estuaries, wetlands, rocky gorges, papyrus, Acacia savannah, and vast lowland. The most popular bird-watching tours are best in Kenya’s Masai Mara and Lake Baringo.
Top Kenya safari destinations to explore
- The Masai Mara National Reserve
The Maasai Mara Reserve is famous for its abundant wildlife, particularly the annual wildebeest migration. The wildebeest Migration takes place from July – October in Mara Reserve. The Masai Mara reserve covers an area of 1,510 km² and is home to a wide range of wildlife like zebras, giraffes, elephants, cheetahs, and lions.
Location: Southwest region of Kenya
The annual wildebeest migration
Park entry fees:
- Non-residents: $80/$70 per adult per day, $45 per child per day
- The Tsavo East and West National Parks
The Tsavo East and West National Parks are two adjacent national parks in southeastern Kenya. The parks have diverse landscapes, including open savannah, riverine forests, and rugged hills. They are home to a wide range of wildlife, including the Big Five (Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard, and Rhino) and numerous bird species.
Location: Located in Coast Province of Kenya in between Nairobi City and Mombasa
- The Galana River is home to crocodiles and hippos.
- Aruba Dam is a popular spot for wildlife viewing.
- Mzima Springs is a series of natural springs with underwater viewing hides.
- Shetani Lava Flows, a vast expanse of the black lava flow.
- Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary is a protected area for endangered black rhinos.
Park entry fees:
- Non-residents: $52 per adult per day, $35 per child per day
- Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru National Park is a protected area on the floor of Great Rift Valley in Kenya, known for its vast soda lake and abundant birdlife, including flamingos. The park is home to diverse wildlife, including endangered species such as the Rothschild’s giraffe and black and white rhinos. The surrounding landscape features acacia forests and grasslands.
Location: Great Rift Valley in Kenya
Top Attractions: Rhino Sanctuary, Makalia Falls, Baboon Cliff, Lake Nakuru, and Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site.
Park entry fees:
- Non-residents: $60 per adult per day, $35 per child per day
A safari is the ultimate way to feel the real thrill of the diverse African wildlife. Kenya beholds many exciting things for its visitors. Experience the excitement and adventure on a Kenya safari trip with Kenya Tru Nomads!