If you have been considering having a safari getaway to Africa, then you should definitely consider visiting Kenya. Being one of the fastest growing economy in East Africa and Africa at large, you wouldn’t want to miss out on the beautiful sceneries it has to offer. Maasai Mara being among the those destinations that you should tour.
Kenya is an awesome destination with friendly and welcoming people. On the most part of year, Kenya has great weather conditions that can allow you to move with ease. However, during high peek seasons which normally comes around April, August and December, most holiday destinations receive an overwhelming number of both local and foreign tourists. So if you don’t like moving in a crowd and love your space and quietness, it’s advisable to travel over off peek months. This are the months when you will also be able to get brilliant accommodation offers on the cheaper side. The months of February, March, June, July, September, October and November make good, affordable and less hectic touring time. Be ready for a little rain here and there.
From the coast to the highlands, there is several tour destination you would really enjoy. In the coastal part of Kenya, there are quite a number of sunny beaches you would choose from. From Mombasa to Lamu, the warm weather is always welcoming. You should also visit Fort Jesus, which has incredible historical archives.
Game reserves also make great tour destinations. You will be able to have a closer view of wild animals some of which are rare species. There are also several lakes you could visit and get to enjoy fresh Tilapia. To wrap it all, don’t forget to enjoy unique cultural exhibitions from the pastoral communities such as the Maasai, Samburu, Turkana to mention but a few.
Weather Conditions in Kenya
Temperatures in Kenya average between 20°C/68°F and 28°C/82°F. The warmest regions in Kenya are the Coastal and Lake region. July is normally a rainy season while June is a dry month. The best weather for touring is August and December.
A complete list of the top 100 most interesting places to visit in Kenya is available in this page