Not only is Amboseli one of the most popular destinations for Safari-goers to Kenya, but it also offers some spectacular views of the highest free-standing mountain in the world - Mount Kilimanjaro.
Kenya's Central Highlands is a picturesque region with a diverse landscape consisting of lush jungles, rolling hills, and imposing mountains, with Mount Kenya the star of the show. The area is also home to the Kikuyu tribe.
Laikipia & North
Laikipia is a beautiful and remote region between Mount Kenya and Samburu. Covering a wide range of landscapes including high altitude plateaus, low forested valleys, and deep rocky river gorges.
Lamu / Kiwayu
The Lamu Archipelago is a small cluster of desert islands situated on Kenya's northern coastline. The largest of the islands include Lamu, Manda, Pate and Kiwayu, each offering a peaceful retreat with endless beaches and crystal clear waters
Mombasa is the largest city on the Kenyan coast and combines city excitement with beach relaxation. The coastal area features nearly 500 kilometers of tranquil white beaches, golden dunes, warm aqua water, and idyllic secluded islands.
The Masai Mara is named after the Masai people that inhabit the region and the Mara River which snakes through the reserve. It is home to the 'big five' among many other species, making a Masai Mara safari tour one of the most popular destinations and activities in Kenya.
Nairobi is Kenya's capital city and is often the main starting point for many safari holidays. Nairobi offers plenty to see and do with attractions such as the elephant orphanage, the National Museum, and the giraffe center.
Rift Valley Lakes
The central lakes of Kenya's Great Rift Valley include Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Lake Mgadi and Lake Victoria. They are quite simply a birdwatcher's paradise with a plethora of bird species.
Samburu / Shaba / Meru
These national parks are a little lesser-known but are nevertheless teeming with wildlife. Visit Samburu for its rugged landscape and rare species; Shaba for its famous conservation past; and Meru to spot leopards.
The National Parks of Tsavo East and Tsavo West together form one of Africa's largest wilderness reserves and offers a quiet and secluded game viewing experience amidst a classic savannah landscape.
Varied geography means a changing climate throughout the country, but Kenya is a year-round destination for safaris and beach holidays.
Most safari destinations in Kenya are at their best between January and the end of March; the climate is mild, mostly dry and watching games at its peak. Of course, this is the best time to go to Kenya on safaris but visiting the rainy season - between mid-March to June and again between October and December - is worth considering to avoid crowds in the peak season and take advantage of cheaper, off-season prices On accommodation and tours.
But if it was to decide when to go to Kenya for the wild Masai Mara migration, then between mid-August and late October when the herds returned from their months in Serengeti, Tanzania.
The best time to visit Kenya's beach destinations is a controversial point: Kenya's coastline in the Indian Ocean is hot and humid all year round and can rain any time. However, we recommend avoiding the coast during mid-March to late May when temperatures and rainfall are at their highest.