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Kenya

Home of the Masai Mara Game Reserve

Voltage and plug type

Type G (220V)

Type G (220V)

Recommended vaccinations

Yellow fever Typhoid Tetanus
MMR Hepatitis B Hepatitis A

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About Kenya

Kenya is located in east Africa and is one of the most popular safari destinations in Africa. The savannah plains of Amboseli, the Maasai Mara and Tsavo are often what spring to mind when one pictures an African safari. It is heavily-reliant upon tourism and over 60% of its GDP comes from foreign tourists who come mainly for safaris and beach holidays. Kenya lies on the equator and its climate ranges from tropical in the coastal and lower-elevation areas to temperate and more arid in the highlands. Its weather is generally sunny and warm, with the lower humidity in the highlands making them particularly comfortable to travel in.

Kenya has a well-established tourism industry, much more than that of its neighbor, Tanzania, and visitors will have ample choice of professional tour operators from which to choose their Kenyan safari. Kenya is a country blessed with an abundance of terrain from which to choose, from open savannahs such as the Maasi Mara to equatorial forests to stunning beaches and coral reefs. Kenya is home to the African safari ‘big five’: buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhino. The term ‘big five’ originates from big game hunters who ranked these animals in terms of their difficulty to hunt. Those wishing to experience the great migration of the white-bearded wildebeest (also called the blue wildebeest) can witness this spectacle first-hand in the Maasai Mara when the migration passes into southern Kenya from July through late October. Over two million herbivores make their way north from the Serengeti in Tanzania into Kenya as they follow the annual rain patterns in their endless search of lusher, greener grass.

Kenya’s well-developed tourism infrastructure makes it an attractive option for first-time safari goers and for less-seasoned travelers. While Kenya accommodation generally tends to be slightly higher in price than that of its Tanzanian neighbor, its standards tend to be slightly higher than those of its southern neighbor. Kenya is highly recommended as an African safari destination for first-time and well-travelled safari goers alike. 

Tanius Tours

7 reviews

YAScore 91

Since:
Jun 2018

Tanius Ltd is a registered Limited liability company in Kenya. The company was formed in 2018 by a group of experienced and professional tour managers with a common goal, to offer unmatched, reli... read more

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Yascore 70

Since:
Jun 2018

YAScore 86

Since:
Feb 2014

Top Cream Tours and Safaris is one of Kenya’s leading tour operators, with a team of dedicated professionals who love this part of Africa and want to ensure that each person who travels through our... read more

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Yascore 64

Since:
Feb 2014

YAScore 85

Since:
Aug 2018

Silver Spark Africa Safaris limited is one of the best adventures and tour operators in Kenya and within East Africa Countries. It is made up of professional team with key skills needed in the fi... read more

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Yascore 80

Since:
Aug 2018

YAScore 84

Since:
Oct 2019

Direct Kenya Safaris is a registered company in Kenya operating in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zanzibar and is managed by a young thoughtful Wildlife Conservationist and Professional Safari Guide. ... read more

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Yascore 80

Since:
Oct 2019

YAScore 83

Since:
Feb 2010

Chaz Tours and Travel is a company that provides tours and travel agency related services in Kenya,Namibia and rest of Africa. The company was started with the aim of providing tours & safaris ind... read more

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Yascore 61

Since:
Feb 2010

YAScore 83

Since:
Nov 2009

Kenya Expresso Tours and Safaris Ltd offers Safari package, Holiday Vacation in Kenya and Africa at Large. we have a great team just for you. A team that wishes you nothing but the best safaris and... read more

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Yascore 61

Since:
Nov 2009

YAScore 82

Since:
Jan 2017

YHA-Kenya Travel Tours & Safaris -Welcomes you to East Africa land of Immense Adventures, Rich Wonderful Wildlife, Diverse Culture, Natural Beauty, Majestic Mountains & Breath Taking Blue Skies! ... read more

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Yascore 65

Since:
Jan 2017

Urbema Safaris

10 reviews

YAScore 82

Since:
Sep 2017

Urbema Safaris is a Tour and Travel Company located in Nairobi, Kenya specialized in Tailor - made trips both domestic and international travelers. We are dedicated to provide the best tailor-made... read more

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Yascore 60

Since:
Sep 2017

YAScore 81

Since:
Oct 2014

Tanzania Licensed Tour Operator and DMC offers African safari trips, camping safaris, kilimanjaro trekking adventures, wildlife safari tours and Kilimanjaro climbing trips machame route. Tanzania s... read more

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Yascore 85

Since:
Oct 2014

Bison Safaris

26 reviews

YAScore 78

Since:
Jun 2009

With an initial concentration and interest on the Local market, Bison Safaris started humbly in June 2009 with an office in Nairobi, Kenya. We have the resources and hands-on experience to guide... read more

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Yascore 55

Since:
Jun 2009

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