Kenya Nairobi nightime skyline
Kenya Nairobi Mosque Jamia
Kenya Nairobi lake in Uhuru Park

Most visitors to Kenya simply fly in and out of capital Nairobi – which is a huge mistake. Yes, it might be a concrete jungle when compared with the rest of Kenya’s natural landscapes, but vibrant Nairobi is a centre of art, music and cultural heritage. Take some time to explore the city’s music and food scene and you won’t be disappointed.

Safari in Kenya

An essential guide to planning a safari to Kenya

Kenya is the original home of the safari and it’s still one of the finest safari destinations on the continent. And it’s so much more than the Big Five: Kenya’s natural heritage spans grassland plains stomped by the feet of a million wildebeest to dense forests, glacial mountain peaks and rich coastal coral reefs. The country can proudly boast of an impressive network of protected spaces made up of 65 national parks and reserves as well as dozens of private and community conservancies...read more

3 days

Fly-in Masai Mara safari

See the Mara’s Big Five
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6 days

Laikipia and Mara safaris

Kenyan safaris north and south
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5 days

Fly-in Masai Mara safari plus Great Rift Valley

The Big Five and Kenya’s lakes
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8 days

Mara, Laikipia and Great Rift Valley

Kenya’s wildlife hotspots
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8 days

Kenya for all ages

Family-friendly safari route
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8 days

Amboseli, Masai Mara and the Great Rift Valley

Kenya’s classic safari parks
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8 days

Kenya’s wildlife conservancies

Explore the national parks saving Kenya’s wildlife
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7 days

Climbing Mount Kenya

Scaling Africa’s second-highest peak
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Nairobi Tours

Essential Kenya Safari

See the best of Kenya in one week

6 daysFrom £1,589
Masai Mara National Park, Nairobi, Ol Pejeta Game Reserve
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Safari, Luxury, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks

Nairobi Travel Companies

Odyssey Safaris

Creating unforgettable experiences in East Africa
Kenya
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks

Wild Frontiers

Safaris into East, West and Southern Africa
East Africa, Southern Africa
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, Solo Travel

Rwanda Eco Company & Safaris

Tailor made gorilla and wildlife safaris
East Africa, Central Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel, Community-led Tourism

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