Best Time to Visit Kenya  : Kenya is the most awesome holiday for every traveler, because the travelers and their families, friends are provided with the unforgettable memories in Kenya, that is Kenya offers child-friendly activities and services and many more, whatever the traveler plans to do during a Kenya safari, the traveler should first know the best time to visit Kenya, according to the best activity he or she wants to do during a safari, that will give a tourists the best moments ever in Kenya.

A diverse geographical means a variable climate across the country Kenya is considered a year-round destination for both safaris and beach holidays.  Most Kenya safari destinations are at their best between January and the end March; the climate is mild, mostly dry and game viewing is at its peak. Naturally, this time is considered as the best time to go to Kenya on safari but a rainy season visit, between mid- March to June and again between October and December, this is well worth considering in order to avoid the peak-season crowds and to take advantage of cheaper, off-season rates on accommodation and tours.

Best Time to Visit Kenya
Best Time to Visit Kenya

The best time to visit Kenya is during the dry season from late June to October (these are the best wildlife viewing months). The wildebeest migration usually reach the Maasai Mara National Reserve in August and remains until October when they move back to the Serengeti in Tanzania. Wildlife viewing is good year-round, but this can differ for some parks. The following months in Kenya shows you as you learn when to visit various national parks.

The best time to visit Kenya Beach destinations is amoot point: Kenya’s Indian Coast is hot and humid all year round and rain can fall at any time. We would however recommend avoiding the coast during the mid-March to late May season when the temperatures and rainfall are at their highest.

Best Time.

June to October, January to February (All parks)

High Season.

July to November, January and February (Some of the parks get very crowded especially the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli national park, Lake Nakuru National Park)

Low season.

March to May (some lodges and camps in high rainfall areas close down)

Best Weather.

June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Worst Weather.

March, April and May (Peak of wet season).

Kenya has got two seasons that is the dry season and the wet season.

Dry Season.

June to October.

Wildlife is easier to spot because the bush is thin and animals gather around water.

It’s unlikely to rain, the days are sunny with the clear skies.

There are fewer mosquitoes.

July to October are the best months to see the wildebeest migration.

It gets very busy and crowded in the most popular parks.

Wet Season.

November to May.

The scenery is beautiful and green.

Rates drop because it’s the low season.

Newborn animals can be seen in various national parks.

Migratory birds are present from September to April.

Except for March to May, rains are usually just short showers in the afternoon.

During March to May the rains can be continuous, some lodges and camps close down during part of the wet season.

Best Time to Visit Kenya
Best Time to Visit Kenya

Best time to go by Major Park.

The Maasai Mara National Reserve offers great wildlife viewing throughout the year. In the peak of the rainy season, most other parks, especially in the highlands and along the coast, can be problematic with regards to heat, humidity and continuous rain. Some of the lodges close as a result. The dry months offer quality wildlife viewing throughout Kenya national parks minus Maasai Mara, Amboseli national park, Lake Nakuru national park, Aberdare national park, Nairobi National Park, Tsavo national park and many more.

Apart from national parks in Kenya, the country is also visited because of the beach safari, this can be done best during October to January (especially November) is usually considered the best time to visit Kenya’s beaches as these months offer the best conditions for windsurfing, diving, snorkeling and many more. Then if you want an opportunity to see and swim with the whale sharks, then visit the Kenya coast between October and April, the best whale shark sightings occur between January and March.

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