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Best Time To Visit Kenya

Kenya Safaris offer a year-round destination, with good game-viewing throughout the year. However, the months of June to October are widely considered to be the Best Time To Visit Kenya. This is the time when the great annual migration is at the top swing.

However, December to March is the ideal period if you’re looking to visit Kenya during the warmer summer months.

Best Time For Kenya Safari Month Wise

Best Time

  • June to October
  • January to February

High Season

  • July to November
  • January and February

Low Season

  • March to May

Best Weather

  • June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Worst Weather

  • March, April, and May (Peak of Wet season)

Best Season To Visit Kenya

June to October –Dry Season

  • Wildlife is easier to spot as the bush is thin and animals gather around the water
  • Enjoy Sunny Days and a clear sky.
  • July to October are considered the best months to see the wildebeest migration
  • As it is the peak season, expect most of the parks to be crowded.

November to May –Wet Season

  • Enjoy beautiful and luscious green sceneries.
  • Enjoy low prices because of the low season.
  • Chance to spot new-born animals.
  • The best time for watching Migratory birds is from September to April

Best Time To Visit Major Kenya National Parks

The Masai Mara is known to offer great wildlife viewing throughout the year. But during the rainy season, most other parks, especially in the highlands and along the coast, can be a bit problematic. Especially if you consider the heat, humidity, and continuous rain. The dry months offer quality wildlife viewing throughout all National Parks of Kenya.

Best Time To See The Great Wildebeest Migration In Kenya

From the Serengeti plains in Tanzania to Kenya’s Masai Mara, each year, over 1 million wildebeest, 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle, and some 200,000 zebra, relentlessly tracked by Africa’s great predators, migrate in a clockwise manner over 1,800 miles in search of rain ripened grass.

After the ‘short rains’ fall in November and December, the migration moves from Kenya's Maasai Mara down through the eastern side of Tanzania's Serengeti. The months of August, September, and October are the best time to see the great wildebeest migration in Masai Mara.

After the long rains in April- May, the migration starts moving from the depleted southern plains north to the long grass plains in the western corridor.

Best Time To Visit Kenya’s Beaches

The Best Time To Visit Kenyan Beaches would be during October, November, and March. As the clearest seas during this period are best for snorkeling or diving.

With fabulous weather and excellent game drives, Kenya Destinations offers the perfect choice especially if you’re looking for an authentic wildlife safari experience. Experience the best of Kenya Safari Tours with Gazelle Safaris Africa. Also, get the best option to explore Kenya Travel Guide.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The dry seasons of June to October is the Best Time To Go On A Kenya Safari. As, this is the best wildlife viewing months of Kenya and the perfect time to witness the wildebeest migration as well.

Gazelle Safaris Africa Offers opulent varieties of luxurious accommodations. But, in order to get the best out of your Kenya Safaris, you should pick the right accommodation as per the Kenya Migration Season so, you don’t miss a thing.

Yes, it is Mandatory to have travel insurance before going on Kenya Safari. It is the guest's sole responsibility to ensure that they have valid and comprehensive travel medical insurance to cover themselves and their dependents/companions

No doubt, Tanzania is the larger country, but it's not as wealthy as Kenya and cheaper… So even though Kenya has a better travel infrastructure, Tanzania is more affordable.

Since Kenya is on the equator, the climate here is generally very pleasant. There are significant differences in weather seen according to the variations of altitude and terrain across the country. The Highlands sees a cool climate. As per the rest of the country, the temperatures can reach approximately 35 degrees Celsius during the day.

Kenya is in East Africa, tucked between Somalia to the northwest and Tanzania to the south. Neighboring countries include Uganda to the west and Ethiopia and Sudan to the north.

Nairobi is the capital and largest city in Kenya. It is located on the Nairobi River in the south of Kenya. Nairobi is popularly known as the 'Green City in the Sun'. Nairobi is also the capital of the Nairobi Province and of the Nairobi District.

In Kenya, you will be able to buy easy-to-use prepaid SIM cards that are cheap rate. Top-up or refill vouchers are widely available across all hotels, newsagents, supermarkets, and shops.

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