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Birthplace of Abercrombie & Kent, Kenya is a must visit for those who want to embody nature's splendid beauty on their trip. Savannahs, vast tracts of open space, crater lakes, mountains, golden sand-beaches and abundant wildlife are what make Kenya a unique place.

Holidays in Kenya with Abercrombie & Kent go to a different level of service with each traveller being dealt exclusively by our trained team of travel experts. Luxurious accommodation (from stylish bush homes to secluded tented-camps), exotic locale and sightseeing opportunities have a flavour of the country. Same goes for our A&K Luxury Kenya safari.

At A&K, we provide luxurious Private Mobile Camping for those who want to have a first-hand experience of staying in the African bush. Privacy, luxury and comfort are taken utmost care of while you sleep under the stars. Get awed by the colourful and rich ancient-culture of over 40 tribes while enjoying the exceptional game viewing that Kenya offers.

Home to some of the best national parks and game reserves of Africa, Kenya is a world within itself. The snow-capped mountains, semi-arid desert, vast land of rainforests and beautiful savannahs make up its diverse ecological balance. An addition to this list is the flamingo lakes, the white palm-fringed ocean beaches and the coral reefs. With tree hotels, mobile camp and lodges built in prime wildlife locations; there are various options to explore the natural beauty. You will love travelling and exploring the country, all the more because of its mild climate.

The country is host to the annual wildebeest migration that happens only in East Africa. A spectacular sight to watch, at Mara Serengeti it is estimated that over two million animals migrate in a year-round pattern moving to greener pastures for food.

Kenya offers a wide range of activities from biking to camel and horse riding safaris, underwater sports like snorkelling and diving, trekking at Mount Kenya, white water rafting, fishing and playing golf for the silent hearts.

Best Time to Go Kenya

Best time to go to Kenya

Best time to go: June to October, December to March
Best value time to go: April, May and November

Kenya is a year round destination and has something different to offer visitors throughout the year. In January and February it is hot and dry, and the animals gather round the water sources making for easy game viewing. There are also large concentrations of bird life on some of the Rift Valley lakes around this time. March to May is the green season and for some this is the best time to travel - the rain usually falls in short showers with bursts of sunshine in between, making everything refreshingly beautiful and green. July to September are the country's coolest months and the famous wildebeest migration is traditionally present in Kenya around this time. The incredible migration only happens in East Africa and around this time the grasslands of the Masai Mara in Kenya are covered by a mass of moving wildebeest as far as the eye can see. October to January is also a delightful time to visit Kenya and compares to springtime, the days are warm and the evenings cool. Short, scattered rains fall in November to freshen up the country and lay the dust. This is also a good time for snorkelling and diving off the coast.

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Kenya Travel Tips

Time Zone

  • GMT + 3 hours.

Language

  • In Kenya English is the official language, while Kiswahili (or Swahili) is the national language.
  • English
    Swahili
    I would like
    Nataka
    I do not want
    Sitaki
    Coffee
    Kahawa
    Tea
    Chai
    Please
    Tafadhali
    Milk
    Maziwa
    How much?
    Bei gani
    Food
    Chakula
    A drink
    Kinywaji
    It is a reasonable price
    Ni bei nafuu
    It is very expensive
    Ni bei ghali sana
    I would like a cold beer
    Nataka bia baridi
    Money
    Pesa / Fedha
    I would like a taxi
    Nataka teksi
    I cannot eat meat
    Siwezi kula nyama

In Kenya, the unit of currency is the Kenya Shilling, which is divided into 100 Cents. Notes are issued in denominations of 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000 Shillings. Coins are issued in denominations of 5, 10, and 50 Cents and 1, 5, 10, 20 and 40 Shillings.