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Best Time To Visit Kenya

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Best Time To Visit Kenya

The best time to visit Kenya is during the dry season runs between June to October. The main attraction of Kenya safari is the wildebeest migration and they stay in Masai Mara from August to October and then move to Serengeti. Although wildlife viewing is a year-round process, it can differ from place to place according to the time. Read this article to know a suitable time to visit Kenya.

Best time of the year- June to October and January to February for visiting all parks in Kenya.

High Season- The high season for visiting Kenya is From July to November and January to February. At this time of the year, some tourist destinations get crowded including Masai Mara, Amboseli and some others.

Low Season- The low season is from March to May. Because this is the heavy rainy season and some hotels and lodges find closed at this time.

Good weather- From June to October.

Bad weather- From March to May.

Briefly discuss the main two seasons of the month

Dry season (June to October)

  • As this is the dry season, the bush is thin making it easy to spot the wildlife.
  • Lack of water makes the wildlife gather around the waterholes and it makes tourists witness them easily.
  • There is found less risk of mosquitos during this season.
  • This is also the best time to witness the great wildebeest migration.

Wet season (November – May)

  • Rainy days fall between November to May. So, you will find more green and beautiful scenery.
  • The rates of accommodations and other safari fees drop as it is the low season
  • Tourists can see the newborn baby animals at this time.
  • Migratory birds can also be seen from September to April.

Before visiting Kenya it’s better to know about the best time of the year for the best safari experience. For planning perfectly, contact us today.

Month-by-month Guide

When To Travel Kenya

  • Best
  • Good
  • Mixed
  • JAN
  • FEB
  • MAR
  • APR
  • MAY
  • JUN
  • JUL
  • AUG
  • SEP
  • OCT
  • NOV
  • DEC


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