Kenya Travel Guide

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Introducing Kenya

When you think of Africa, you are most likely thinking of Kenya. It is known for its dramatic extremes and classic contrasts, and drawing near to these cultures could just be highlight of your visit. Kenya is a land of Masai-mara of wildebeest and Zebras migrating in their millions and especially black rhinos managing to maintain their uncertain foothold. In short, it is the perfect place to answer Africa’s call of the wild. It is a country of epic landforms which makes it as a special continent, but to be very frank if you want something different then this is the perfect place you are looking for. Explore it with our International tour packages. 

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

Don’t assume that the great migration is the best time to visit Kenya the wildlife can be seen year around with babies being born towards the end of the year and wandering bird species visiting from September to April. January right the way through the end of the February signals the warmest period to visit Kenya with higher concentrations of animals in popular tourist destinations.

Early March still has some blue skies, and yes February serves as the warmest period to visit Kenya with highest concentrations and this is much better time to visit as there are not so many people. Just reach it out a little bit outside the school holidays. 

Kenya reveals how to explore these vast landscapes and meet the people who love alongside this extraordinary nature with its stunning lush green scenery along with our Kenya holiday packages. 
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History & Culture

Kenya has been occupied by individuals as far back as mankind's history started. Ancestral seeker gatherer bunches were the first to populate the territory, trailed by a cultivating human advancement from the Horn of Africa and the agriculturalists from Sudan. Around 100 AD Bantu talking ranchers from Nigeria conveyed ironworking to the territory. Middle Easterner and Persian brokers set up settlements and fabricated mosques along the drift in the eighth century.

Middle Easterners established the autonomous city conditions of Mombasa, Malindi and Zanzibar on the drift in the tenth century, mixing phonetic and social components with the Bantu. By the fifteenth century, Mombasa was a noteworthy and prosperous port. Throughout the following 300 years, 90 percent of the locals of the Swahili drift were oppressed and sold by Arab merchants, for the most part to Europeans. Kenya is a socially assorted country comprised of various ancestral gatherings, each with particular dialects, dress, music, and sustenance. A portion of the better realized clans incorporate the beach front Swahili individuals and Maasai warriors in the untamed life rich meadows. As much as a fourth of the populace has a place with cultivating networks in the north. Explore this safari destination with our Kenya holiday packages from India. 
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Geography

The topography of Kenya is various. The nation has a coastline on the Indian Ocean, which contains bogs of East African mangroves, coconut palm trees and a few patches of tropical rainforest. 

Kenya's inland comprises of expansive fields and numerous slopes. Focal and Western districts are portrayed by the Great Rift Valley home to two of Africa's most noteworthy mountains, Mount Kenya and Mount Elgon. Kakamega Forest, arranged in Western Kenya is relic of an East African rainforest. A lot bigger is Mau Forest, the biggest indigenous montane backwoods in East Africa. 

The nation involves a region of 580,367 square kilometers, 49th on the planet, somewhat more than double the span of Nevada. All out land zone: 569,140 square kilometers. All out water zone: 11,227 square kilometers. The Kenyan Highlands include a standout amongst the best horticultural generation locales in Africa; ice sheets are found on Mt Kenya; novel physiography bolsters copious and fluctuated natural life of logical and monetary esteem.
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Things to Do in Kenya

The wild beast migration is one of the “seven new wonders of the world” and also known as the world cup of Wildlife. The Masai Mara and the Serengeti National Park together from what no other reserve or park in Africa can! It is incredible, it is magical, and yes it is must. Wild beast migration normally starts from about mid June to Mid October. In actuality there is no such single unit as the ‘migration’. The wild beast are the migration- there is neither start nor finish to their endless search for food and water as they circle the Serengeti. Hence the whole ending is death. 
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The Indian Ocean generally conjures images of remote islands, beeches are so beautiful that they look photo shopped, sparkling azure waters, over water villas and a fabulous variety of marine life beneath the waves. Indian ocean is surely a deal for both diving and snorkel with a great collection of colorful coral and larger pelagic.  It is year round dive and snorkel destination. 
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Lake Nakuru is the lake of flamingos and they are migratory birds depending on local conditions. This lake attracts dozens of Flamingos, which line the shore. They dine on fish together and thrive on harsh environments and they keep on migrating over the seasons. Lake Nakuru also serves as the century for endangered black and white rhinos, lions, leopards and many others. 
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Lake Victoria has a surface area of 68,800 sq km. It is the largest lake of Africa. In addition it is the largest tropical lake in the world, and the planet’s largest freshwater lake. The lake’s shores vary in aspect and is densely populated in Africa, within 50 miles (80 km) of its shores live several million people. Yet despite its huge size, the shimmering lake is quite shallow- only 75 meters at it’s deepest. And there is little Wildlife compared to the smaller Rift Valley lakes such as Lake Nakuru. 
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Shopaholics get ready to shop at the Masai market, and cherish it all your life. Masai market is one of the lively spaces and a bit irresistible for newcomers. Kenyans are very entrepreneurial and the artisans, who come from variety of communities. Get the best price and best quality here. People will be enthusiastic to get you to their shop and offer to show you where to find things. Just walk with confidence, take your time and of course have fun and keep shopping. And the funniest part is bargaining, just grab the best deal and make the best out of it. 
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Boat safaris on Lake Naivasha are the most favorite attraction of the tourists who visit Kenya. Lake Naivasha is a designation that reflects the ecological importance of the wetlands around the lake. More than 450 distinct birdlife species have been identified and are filled with migratory birds from the month of October to March. This lake is the primary drinking water spot for all the animals. Just stroll around this beautiful lake and enjoy the sunset if you are cruising in the evening. 
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Welcome to Kenya’s most accessible yet incompatible safari tour. Set on the city’s southern suburbs Nairobi National park has plentiful wildlife that can, in places, be viewed against a background of city’s skyscrapers and planes coming into land. The park is the home to the world’s densest concentration of black rhinos, but you will have to be a little patient and will need a lot of luck to spot the park’s resident cheetahs and leopards. But other regularly spotted species include gazelles, zebras, giraffes, ostriches and buffaloes. 
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Giraffe Manor is possessed by The Safari Collection and is select boutique lodging, set in 12 sections of land of private land inside 140 sections of land of indigenous woodland in the Langata town of Nairobi. As a prominent amongst Nairobi's most famous structures, Giraffe Manor has uncommon intrigue that looks back to the 1930s when European guests initially rushed to East Africa to appreciate safaris.
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