Strategically positioned on the shores of the Indian Ocean in Eastern Africa, Kenya is popularly referred to as Land of Many Contrasts offering a wildly diverse tourism product that is suitable for all owing to her beautiful bio-diversity of flora and fauna, climatic regions and cultural peoples; from the white sandy beaches overlooking the endless Indian Ocean at sea level, through her acacia studded savannah plains teeming with wildlife like lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards and buffaloes as well as milliard other so called plains game; amazing physical features like the tall sprouting hot springs in Lakes Bogoria and Baringo to the snowcapped rugged peaks of Mt. Kenya, Kenya's first and Africa's second tallest mountain lying a mere 16kms south of the equator; rainforests like Arabuko Sokoke, Karura, Mau, Aberdares, Mt. Kenya (forest) and Kakamega forests are, in addition to being critical water catchment areas, home to many species of primates from baboons, blue monkeys, black & white Colobus Monkeys and so many more. In her waters from the Indian Ocean to Lakes Victoria, Naivasha, Nakuru and Turkana, through Tana River, Athi River, Ewaso Ngiro and the Mara River are found a wide array of aquatic life forms including fishes, water birds, flamingoes, hippos and giant crocodiles while the semi-arid lands north of the equator are habitat for unique northern species like the Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx and Grevy Zebra. In her sunny skies are found over 1,100 recorded bird species, more than any other country in East Africa as well as properly more than 10% of all of the world's bird species. But even more magical are her 43 tribes-people who comprise her population of 41m. The Swahili oriented ones living along the coastal strip include the Ndigo, Giriama and Miji Kenda whose culture and traditions are highly influenced by the Arabs all the way from the slave trade days. Further inland are the agriculturalist Bantu tribes like the Akamba, Kikuyu, Ameru and Abaluhya who farm the fertile belt that borders Tanzania and extends north to Mount Kenya then west to the border with Uganda. The northern arid lands are inhabited by the pastoralist mostly Nilotic peoples including the Somali, Pokot, Turkana, Rendile as well as the majestic and proudly aloof Maasai, whose fascinating cultures and traditions have not changed a wee bit in the last 300yrs. So too are their cultural cousins the Samburu who occupy the semi-arid lands north of Mt. Kenya earlier referred to as the Northern Frontier District.
Long considered the true home of the African safari that promised wild nature and incredible wildlife especially the so called Big 5 – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – it is one of the most popular and most sought after tourism destinations in Africa with millions of international tourist coming to enjoy her over 20 wildlife infested national parks and wildlife conservation areas including the semi-arid savannah parks like Maasai Mara (home of the renowned and majestic Maasai people and scene of the phenomenal, Great annual, wildebeest Migration), Samburu, Shaba and Buffalo Springs which are home to unique wildlife species only found north of the equator e.g. the Grevy’ss zebra, reticulated giraffe and the long-necked Gerenuk climbing Mt. Kenya, cultural encounters with the 43 different cultural tribes peoples, mountains, rivers, rain forests, valleys, lakes (L. Nakuru is famous for her million strong flocks of pink flamingos that paint the lake pink), remote country-sides in the; the white sandy beaches of Diani in Mombasa’s south coast, white sandy beaches and milliard other fun and interesting attractions that make it one of the. from the Kenya’s most popular tourism attraction remains her big mammals’ wildlife in the different national parks as well the white sandy beaches lying on her 500km+ coastline from Lamu through Malindi to the south of Mombasa.
A well-established tourism infrastructure of hotels, transport, national parks, activities, a vibrant tourism sector, skilled work force, regionally superior customer service, a diverse tourism product, word of mouth and an established brand has ensured that despite her many challenges, Kenya remains a viable and very attractive tourism destination.
This City Tour of Nairobi brings you up close with Kenya’s economic and political capital.Read More
10.30hrs: transfer to the David Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage famous for rescuing orphaned .Read More
Tour the Karen Blixen Museum (former home of Baroness Karen Blixen who lived in colonial Kenya.Read More
Proceed to the Giraffe Centre, the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW)’s center.Read More
Nairobi National Park and the adjacent Animal Orphanage and Safari Walk lie on the southern outskirts.Read More
Amboseli National Park is land of the giants. Sitting at the foothills of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro .Read More
Aberdares National Park encompassing the upper echelons of the Aberdare Mountains range and the adjacent.Read More
Mount Kenya (5,199 m) is Kenya's highest mountain, Africa’s second tallest, a national icon.Read More
In the afternoon visit Hell’s Gate National Park where you enjoy hiking and trekking.Read More
Samburu National Reserve is one of Kenya’s most beautiful and romantic wildlife havens. Situated 350kms north of Nairobi.Read More
The picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park encompasses the savannah grasslands and euphorbia as well as yellow.Read More
The Rift Valley is the greatest valley in the world, a continental fault system that stretches.Read More
Lake Naivasha is a beautiful fresh water lake near Naivasha town, 80km west of Nairobi, surrounded by.Read More
Maasai Mara Game Reserve is one Kenya’s most iconic and arguably the most beautiful wildlife reserves.Read More
The Wildebeest Migration is the greatest migration in the world, a continental fault system.Read More
Mombasa is Kenya’s second largest and oldest city, marked on maps as long ago as the 2nd century.Read More
Malindi, one of Kenya’s best kept secrets and Watamu village to its south sit on the Kenya coast.Read More
Bisected into Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Park by the Nairobi/Mombasa highway.Read More
Join your guide on a visit to a Maasai cultural Village (manyatta) where you mix and mingle with this proud and aloofRead More
NATURE/BUSH WALK Maasai Mara with Maasai morans or a Maasai elder. In the mid-morning, join your guide and a Maasai elder/naturalistRead More
A pre-sun rise hot air balloon ride over the Maasai Mara plains is a popular and very worthwhile optional activity whileRead More
This City Tour of Nairobi brings you up close with Kenya’s economic and political capital. A massive and modernRead More
10.30hrs: transfer to the David Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage famous for rescuing orphaned and/or at risk baby elephantsRead More
Tour the Karen Blixen Museum (former home of Baroness Karen Blixen who lived in colonial Kenya in the early 1900s.Read More
Proceed to the Giraffe Centre, the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW)’s center for the conservation of theRead More
With you safari-customized vehicle and a trained English speaking driver/Guide, drive around the meandering Maasai Mara National reserve drivingRead More
Our tour begins with a stop beneath the arch of enormous elephant tusks (metal not ivory), erected to commemorate the coronationRead More
Best-Western-Plus Meridian Hotel is a 3½* city hotel located in the heart of Nairobi at Moi Avenue.Read More
Nairobi Safari Club’s is Kenya’s original all-suite hotel; her 17 story Lillian Towers structure has been anRead More
Eka Hotel is ideally located along Nairobi’s ‘Mombasa Road’ just minutes from the Jomo .Read More
Fairmont, The Norfolk Hotel, situated adjacent to the Nairobi Central Business District.Read More
The Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi, part of the international IHG group and one of the city’s leadingRead More
Hemingways Nairobi is a 5* plantation-style boutique hotel located in the Karen suburb .Read More
The Sentrim Boulevard Hotel is a 3* facility near the Nairobi City Centre.Read More
Set in the heart of Kenya’s Aberdares National Park, the iconic and yes, quirky, The Ark overlooks aRead More
The Lake Nakuru Lodge is a 3½* bush lodge nestled atop raised ground in the heart of Lake NakuruRead More
Sanctuary Olonana is an award-winning boutique luxury safari camp in the heart of Masai Mara,Read More
Sailing like an ark amid the primeval forests of Kenya's highest mountain, Mount Kenya, this lodge-hotelRead More
Samburu Sopa Lodge is a 4* bush lodge nestled atop a hill inside Samburu National Reserve.Read More
Amboseli Sopa Lodge is situated in 200 acres of private land, adjacent to Amboseli Natinal Park on theRead More
Satao Elerai is an eco-friendly luxury camp in Elerai ranch, the Amboseli Ecosystem, close to the famousRead More
THE Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort, Kenya, is set in 120 acres of Acacia studded grassland, bushes and thornRead More
Ilkeliani is permanent tented camp nestled in a river glade, on the banks of Talek River, in central Maasai MaraRead More
Mara Sopa Lodge is nestled high on the slopes of the Oloolaimutia Hills with magnificent views to theRead More
Karen Blixen Camp is an eco-friendly, luxury tented camp on the banks of the Mara River in Mara.Read More
Mara Intrepids Camp is situated in central Maasai Mara at the very confluence of the reserve’s.Read More
Mara Serena Lodge is situated in the heart of Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most famous wildlife reserve and home ofRead More
The Serena Beach Resort & Spa is set in extensive tropical gardens on Shanzu Beach on the edge .Read More
Set against the magnificent backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain the luxury Amboseli SerenaRead More
Ol Tukai is eco-rated lodge in Amboseli National Park, Kenya at arguably one of the best spotsRead More
Mara Leisure Camp is 4* tented lodge located on the banks of the Talek River, at the confluence of the Maasai.Read More
Kichwa Tembo Camp is a high end tented camp in the northern, Oloololo area of Maasai Mara National Park,Read More
Sweetwaters Serena Camp is a high end tented camp situated in the award winning Ol Pejeta wildlifeRead More
Mara Simba Lodge is 4* bush lodge nestled upon the banks of the Talek River in central Maasai Mara, Kenya’sRead More
Flamingo Hill Camp is a semi-luxury tented lodge in Kenya’s Lake Nakuru National Park. Perched upon.Read More
iani Reef Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury beach hotel situated in Mombasa south coasts' Diani Beach.Read More
Sirikoi, an award winning Eco Lodge, offers luxurious accommodation and world class food.Read More
Samburu Simba Lodge is a 4* bush lodge nestled amongst savannah wilderness on the buffalo .Read More
The luxurious Mara Explorer is situated on a broad, thickly forested bend of the Talek River in the.Read More
The Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort is an exclusive and luxury beach resort set on 29 acres.Read More
Built in 1969, is located in Tsavo West National Park which a home to a big host of wild animals.Read More
The 5* Nairobi Serena Hotel, member of the exclusive Leading-Hotels-of-the-World.Read More
DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi (formerly Amber Hotel) is a nice and charming 4star hotel.Read More
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA)-Nairobi and Moi International Airport-Mombasa are the main gateways to Kenya with JKIA is visited by most major African, European, Middle East and Asian airlines including British Airways, KLM, Qatar, Emirates, Etihad, Egypt Air, South African Airways, Rwandair, and many more. There other airports in Eldoret International Airport and Kisumu Airport but these are mostly used for domestic travel. There are also efficient border crossings by road with Tanzania in Namanga and Uganda in Busia which are regularly used.
A Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate is now a mandatory requirement for all persons entering Kenya.
Kenya, like other countries in Africa, sits in a malaria prone area in the African tropics. Anti-Malarial Prophylactics are highly recommended – kindly consult with your physician on this before travel. Whilst contracting Malaria is not necessarily imminent, we also recommend you bring insect repellent, long pants and long sleeved tops for the cooler evenings, as well as sleeping under a mosquito net.
Additional recommended, but not mandatory, vaccinations include Typhoid, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B as well as Tetanus.
Most visitors require a visa to enter Kenya – the only exemption is nationals of a few Commonwealth countries. Visas can be obtained at Kenya High Commissions and Embassies. Some specified nationalities are also allowed to get and pay for visa on arrival at respective ports of entry. For the specific requirements appertaining to your nationality/passport, please see http://evisa.go.ke/evisa-faqs.html As of July 2015, it is recommended all visitors register online then apply for, pay online and obtain an electronic e-Visa at http://www.ecitizen.go.ke You will be required to upload a scan-copy of the main page of your passport (the one bearing your name, nationality, passport number and date of birth) as well as a soft-copy Passport photo both. Online Visa Applications may take several days to be processed. We recommend you apply at-least two weeks, or longer, before your intended day of arriva.
The East African Tourist Visa is a multiple entry visa which allows travel between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with the same multiple entry visa for a period of 90days. It is normally available and issued at any of the diplomatic missions of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda or at the immigration offices of the respective countries or on the Rwanda Online Visa Application System for a fee of US$ 100. A holder is obligated to enter East Africa through the country that issued the visa and move within and outside the other two counties without needing their visa as long as it is within the period of 90 days.