The tourism sector in Kenya is dominant in comparison to other countries in Africa. This East African country attracts millions of tourists annually, making tourism its second most important economic activity after agriculture.The Kenyan Safari attractions range from an endless list of game parks and reserves to a rich pool of mystical bush and beach adventures.
In addition, the warmth and the welcoming nature of the Kenyan people and the warm climate make a trip to Kenya irresistible to many. The biggest question here is; what is the best time to travel to Kenya?
This short article will help you to find this out and also give you an insight as to where you can find the various safari attractions.
Kenya is a favorite travel spot as it offers an assortment of tour packages irrespective of the time and season of the year you choose. Unlike most Western countries Kenya lies within the equator and therefore does not have four clear cut seasons and thus the weather conditions vary depending in the physical features found in various places within the country.
The most appropriate time to travel to Kenya is dependent on the traveler’s preferred weather season. In broadly speaking, the two dry seasons commencing January to March and July through October are perfect. This is because rainfall can deter travels thus reducing the duration of your tour stay.
Wildlife (The famous Wildebeest Migration Experience) – June to February:
The endless flora and fauna and diverse species in Kenya have been well documented. The suitable period to marvel at the beauty of the wildlife species that Kenya offers is the extended period between June and February.
For the duration of this era, you will get to watch the magnificent exodus of wildebeests from Serengeti in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara in Kenya. You will also peacefully savor a wide array of wildlife in the other parks and game reserves such as the Aberdares, Nairobi, Tsavo and Amboseli.
Scheduling a trip to Kenya?
Discover your passion or explore new adventures and start planning a safari to Kenya. All the weather seasons are suitable tour periods to Kenya. Safaris can be planned based on budget, preference or personalization requests to certified tour and travel agents. Precaution must be taken to avoid traveling mishaps while on safari and this is taken care of selecting among the many Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO) certified travel agents in Kenya.