Kenya is situated in the east of Africa on the Indian ocean bordered by Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Tanzania. Offering a wide range of activities for the visitor due to its diverse land! Combining pristine beaches, coral reefs with safari game reserves and snow-capped mountains. Kenya is also home to many great lakes and cool highland retreats.
Kenya is a country offering culture, wildlife and the relaxation of its white sandy beach resorts making it an ideal twin-center holiday. Tourism is the main source of income so there is always a friendly face waiting to serve you with a cheery greeting of Jambo (welcome).
Masi Mara & Tsavo National Park
Home of the Masi Mara and the Tsavo National Park Kenyan safari holidays have become increasingly popular. Allowing visitors the chance to see the Big Five on their game drive. With the added migration season from Tanzania to Kenya. This is where the wildlife moves from the south to the Northern grassier planes. This happens in the months of June and they then return in the months of November. This is an excellent time to take the opportunity to see the wildlife on the move in a hot air balloon.
The weather in Kenya and the best time to go
The climate in Kenya is generally warm and humid at the coast and cool and humid in the Highlands with a hotter and dryer climate in the north and east of the country. Rainfall in Kenya is seasonal but can vary from year to year as to when it will fall, however, the highest rainfall is usually during the months of April, May, and June, the wettest month being May and again in October and November.
Getting to Kenya from the UK
Kenya has 3 international airports, one in Nairobi, Mombassa and Eldoret. Charter flights operate from the UK direct to Mombassa with schedule airlines such as Kenyan Airways and British Airways flying to the capital city Nairobi. Internal flights operate by Kenyan airways to connect travelers from City to beach or game reserve.
Honeymoons in Kenya
Kenya offers the honeymoon couple an excellent choice of accommodation. As well as activities from Safari to the beach to Mountain Treks as well as a stopover in the city. An excellent Kenyan honeymoon option would be a 3-night safari with 7 nights at the beach including a stop in the vibrant city of Nairobi.
When staying in Nairobi choose the Giraffe Manor hotel for a luxury experience. Here the giraffes wander freely and often pop their heads in the window of the dining room. Other options are an overnight stop in Treetop accommodation or a luxury tented camp. Luxury beach resorts such as the Voyager beach resort will make ensure a pleasant stay at the beach in this all-inclusive resort environment.
Twin Kenya with Seychelles and take a small plane from Mahe to Praslin and take a visit to the Vallee de Mai where you will find the palm trees that produce the curved shaped Coco-de-Mer nuts. Other beach options include Mauritius, Madagascar or Mozambique name just a few beach and safari options.
Languages spoke: Swahili, English
Currency Kenyan shilling
Visa requirements Visas are required for entry to Kenya for all visitors aged 17 years and over. A single Entry Visa (valid for three months from date of issue) will cost US$ 25. A transit visa will cost US$ 10.
For more information browse the official website for the Kenya Tourist Board