Open grasslands dotted with wildebeest and antelope, acacia trees providing shady retreats for leopard, and vast salt lakes speckled pink by wading flamingoes: Kenya is everything you’d imagine a safari destination to be. Our specialists have explored each of the country’s parks and reserves, and they can use their first-hand knowledge to help plan your ideal trip.
The drama of the Great Migration unfolds each year in the Masai Mara, where spotting members of the Big Five becomes second nature. Away from the well-trodden safari tracks is the remote Laikipia Plateau, where endangered species such as Grévy’s zebra and wild dog roam, and the sun-baked Samburu National Reserve, where elephant cool off in the Ewaso Ng’iro River. A holiday to Kenya also presents the opportunity to learn about local Maasai culture and spend time relaxing on the palm-fringed, white-sand beaches of the country’s long stretch of coastline.
Suggested itineraries for Kenya
These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to Kenya could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.
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Our expert guides to travelling in Kenya
Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Kenya. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Kenya at its best.
Visiting a Me to We project in Kenya
Marketing specialist Cerie visited the Me to We projects we're supporting in Kenya. She found out more about the benefit to communities, visited a local school and went on safari during her trip.
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