Kenya

The birthplace of the African safari holiday

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Kenya Safari Holidays

The original safari destination, Kenya has that wide geographical diversity typical of East Africa - coral fringed coastline, savannah plains, the enormous lakes of the Great Rift Valley, acacia bush, highland deserts, and the glaciated mountain peaks of Mount Kenya and Mount Elgon.

Kenya Maasai Mara Safari in Green Season

Saw 172 cats, 20 cheetah, 3 leopard, 2 serval and 147 lion. Took 1300 photos-they will take some sorting out!

Annie

Kenya By Region

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is one of the most popular safari parks in Kenya, due in large part to its stunning views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, as well as its excellent game viewing. ....

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Chyulu Hills and Tsavo National Parks

Chyulu Hills & Tsavo National Parks are located in south eastern Kenya between Kilimanjaro and the coast. They are among Kenya's oldest and largest parks, and home to an incredible array of wildlife. ....

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Laikipia

The Laikipia Plateau sits atop the equator line at the very heart of Kenya. Developed in the 19th-century as ranch land by colonialists, Laikipia is today famous as a vast wilderness the size of Wales....

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Lake Victoria

The largest lake in Africa, Lake Victoria is shared between Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. It is home to thousands of individual islands and archipelagos, a number of which offer private island resorts w....

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Lamu and Kiwayu

The Lamu Archipelago incorporates the beautiful islands of Manda, Lamu, Kiwayu and Pate. A quieter alternative to the busy beach resorts of Zanzibar and Kenya's mainland coast, Lamu is the perfect spo....

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Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a private reserve in north-eastern Kenya, on the eastern edge of the Laikipia Plateau. One of Kenya's best known private conservancies, it is home to a number of endan....

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Masai Mara National Reserve

The Masai Mara is perhaps the most famous safari park in the world, and with good reason. Part of the same eco-system as the Serengeti, the Masai Mara hosts with it that great natural spectacle, the a....

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Meru National Park

Among the smallest and least-visited of Kenya's safari parks, Meru has a great deal to offer. It encompasses a huge variety of terrain, including acacia woodland, low-land swamp and dry savannah plain....

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Mombasa and South Coast

The southern coast of Kenya is notable for its rich history and former Swahili settlements, its isolated islands, and of course, its beautiful beaches. Mombasa, Kenya's second largest city and coastal....

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Mount Kenya

Journey to the summit of Africa's second highest peak. We offer guided trekking and technical climb itineraries to Point Lenana, Batian and Nelion.....

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Nairobi

Nairobi is a lively capital with good hotels and a number of attractions, including its own National Park, where you can view rhino, lion and giraffe.....

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Rift Valley Lakes

The Kenyan Rift Valley is a section of the 6,000km Great Rift Valley, which stretches from the Dead Sea in the Middle East all the way to Mozambique. It is one of Africa’s defining geographical featur....

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Samburu and Shaba National Parks

The Samburu National Reserve is situated on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, central Kenya. One of Kenya's least known and least visited game reserves, Samburu is home to a number of species rarely....

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Our Kenya Itineraries

Laikipia Camel Safari

This walking and camel safari with beach extension is perfect for families and small groups. Enjoy free days exploring the remotest corners of the Laikipia Plateau on foot and by camel, before travelling to Mombasa for four nights relaxation on the coast.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£2211 pp

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Saruni Rhino Tracking Safari

February 2017 will see the opening of Saruni Rhino Camp in the wilds of Samburuland, northern Kenya. The opening of this new property marks the return of the endangered black rhinos to the lands of the Samburu, after an absence of 25 years – an historical achievement for conservation and tourism in Kenya. The new Saruni Rhino Camp will offer safari-goers the first ever opportunity in East Africa to track the majestic black rhinos, on foot.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£2980 pp

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Masai Mara Sleepout

This 4-day Masai Mara Sleepout offers you the ultimate romantic getaway. Spend a night in Serian Safari’s most intimate property, the Nest, a unique tree house with room for just two guests. This is a chance to experience the Masai Mara in quiet isolation – to completely immerse yourself in the serenity of the African bush.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Honeymoons and Weddings
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£3390 pp

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Mount Kenya 360 Degrees Mountain Bike Safari

Circumnavigate the base of Mount Kenya on this new low-impact cycling itinerary. On this 7-day programme (6 days riding), you’ll follow a newly-established cycle route which avoids the busy highways and populous town centres in favour of the Kenyan countryside and tribal regions. The terrain varies from rainforest to dry savannah and on to the lush farmlands on the eastern slopes of the mountain, where you’ll pass through small rural communities.

Destination

  • Kenya
  • Mt Kenya Bike Safari

Experience

  • Biking
  • Group Travel

Prices from£1948 pp

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Kenya in Style

Escape the crowds and experience Kenya at its most wild and remote on this 9-day luxury safari and beach holiday visiting the private Mara North Conservancy in the Masai Mara and the newly-opened luxury beach lodge, Saruni Ocean, on the southern Kenyan coast.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Beach Holidays
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Honeymoons and Weddings

Prices from£2745 pp

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The Best of Kenya

This small group itinerary is perfect for those who want to see as much of Kenya as possible but who have relatively little time in which to do so. Visiting the parks of Samburu, Lake Nakuru and the incredible Maasai Mara you will have the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife including some endemic species such as Gerunuk and Rothschild Giraffe. You will also stay in excellent lodges and travel with knowledgeable guides, making for a fantastic introduction to East Africa.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£1595 pp

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Kenya By Activity

Kenya Beach Holidays

For an African beach holiday to remember, look no further than Kenya. The original home of the safari is also one of Africa’s greatest beach destinations.....

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Additional Information

Visa Requirements

UK and US citizens require a visa for Kenya. It is possible to obtain your visa on arrival. Payment is accepted in US dollars – US$50 or sterling £30 (UK Passport holders). Only cash payments are accepted.

You can also apply for an evisa online, which we recommend. The online system will be self-explanatory but below is a summary of the application process:
•    Those wishing to enter Kenya should visit this page: https://www.ecitizen.go.ke/
•    Select Register as a Visitor.  As part of this process, you will receive a confirmation email that you need to click to verify and confirm your registration.
•    At this point you will be asked to upload a digital passport photo (maximum size 500 px by 500 px)
•    Once logged in, select Department of Immigration Services
•    Select Submit Application
•    Select Kenya Visa
•    Select the type of Visa (visitor you are) and read the instructions carefully
•    Complete the application form - please note that incomplete applications will be rejected and you will lose your processing fee.
•    You will need a scan of the bio page of your passport (with your name, D.O.B, and other information)
•    You will need to re-upload the passport photo
•    You can pay using Visa, Mastercard and other debit cards
•    Await your approval which will be sent to you via email.
•    Once you have received the email advising that your visa has been approved, log back into your eCitizen account and download your visa.
•    Print a copy of your visa to present to the immigration officer at your point of entry into Kenya.

It is very important to note that to enter Kenya you must have 2 blank passport pages opposite each other.

Please note that if you are travelling on to another African country you may require another visa. Please check with us or the relevant High Commission.

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Linda and Sandy