When & Where to Go on Kenyan Safaris : The best time to visit Kenya is during the dry season from the month of June to October -they are the best wildlife viewing months. The wildebeest migration usually accesses the Masai Mara National Reserve around September until October when they move back to the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. However, Kenya has a diverse geography and a moderate climate, which is considered a great year-round safari as well as beach holiday destination.
Fact, wildlife viewing is good all year round but it can differ for some parks.
June to October and January and February -for all Kenyan National Parks.
June to October and December to March -during this period some of the parks get very crowded, especially the Masai Mara, Amboseli and Lake Nakuru National Park.
April and May – To some lodges and camps in high rainfall areas close down.
It happens from June to October – The country receives little to rainfall.
The worst months in a year usually happens from March, April and May – peak of the wet season.
June to October;
This happens to be dry seasons – meaning the wildlife is easier to adventure because the bush is thin and a wide range of animals can be seen gathering around water.
It’s unlike to rain – during this period of the year the days are sunny with clear skies.
Since it is a dry season, there are fewer mosquitoes.
The best months to see the wildebeest migrations in Kenya starts from September and October.
From June to October, it can be every busy and crowded in the most visited parks on Kenya Safari Holiday.
November to May;
This can be wet season of the year.
The scenery is beautiful and green.
Rates drop because it’s the low season.
Best month to see newborn animals and migratory birds are present from November to April yearly.
Except, from the month of March to May, rains are usually just short showers in the afternoon.
Still, from the month of March to May the rain can be continuous.
Some lodges and camps get closed down during the wet season.
Best time to go by major park;
Masai Mara National Reserve which offers great wildlife viewing all year around. In the peak of the rainy season, most other parks which are located in the highlands and along the cost, can be problematic with regards to heat, humidity and continuous rain. To some lodges gets close as a result. The dry months offer quality wildlife viewing throughout Kenya.
Other excellent national parks to go on your Kenyan Safaris Holiday include; Amboseli National Park, Buffalo Springs National Reserve, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park among others. The Kenyan Safari tips can be arranged from Kenya Family safari, Kenya Camping Safaris, Kenya Private safaris, all you need to do is to get in touch with experiential tour operators for Kenya
Where to go; The Masai Mara and Amboseli, are known as world famous safari destination. Other parks perfect to go for wildlife viewing includes Meru National Park and Kakamega Forest Reserve, barely make a blip on the safari circuit but rewarding, then the big-name parks and reserves.
Note; Visiting Kenya in January and February are also a perfect time to visit Kenya for game viewing and is the height of the summer season. Moreso, one of the driest months but it keeps hot and cool respectively.
One of the most popular wild events on Kenya Safaris is the Great Migration that arrives in the Masai Mara from the Serengeti National Park, which usually happens around late July to October. Around this time of the year, Gorilla trekking is also rewarding and memorable. But all you need is combine gorilla trekking safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with wildlife viewing in Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. 5- or 6-days Kenya and Uganda Safaris can out for you. You can check on our website.
Wildlife to See on Kenyan Safaris ‘’ Big Fives’’ – which can be spotted on wide open grass plains and backdrop of the city scrapers, scatters acacia bush includes; Buffaloes, Elephant, Lions, Leopard and Rhinos and other animals to see includes Zebre, wildebeest and cheetah, hyenas among others.
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