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Kenya, breathtaking landscapes, cultures and wildlife.

Located in East Africa with a coastline flanking the Indian Ocean, Kenya encompasses many landscapes – savannahs, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands too. It is home to rich and thriving animal populations, including lions, elephants and rhinos. From the capital, Nairobi, safari goers make their way to the Masai Mara Reserve (known for its annual wildebeest migrations) and Amboseli National Park (which offers breathtaking views of Tanzania’s 5,895 m Mt. Kilimanjaro). The fact that it straddles the equator with negligible seasonal temperature variance, makes Kenya the perfect year-round destination for a combination safari-and-beach holiday.

Seen as the sacred land of safari, Kenya has a special appeal from July to October. It is at this time that the scene is set for one of the world’s most epic natural wonders when almost two million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle leave the southern Serengeti, to arrive in the Masai Mara from late June. The Masai Mara, together with Amboseli and Tsavo National Parks and the Chyulu Hills, offers fantastic year-round game viewing including the legendary ‘Big Five’.

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Bucket-list

  • Amboseli National Park

  • Tsavo National Park
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Samburu National Reserve

  • Maasai Mara National Reserve

  • Kenyan Coast

Highlights

  • Wildebeest Migration

  • The Lakes & Great Rift Valley

  • Big Five
  • Beautiful Landscapes

  • Local Culture

  • Mount Kenya

What you need to know

Seen as the sacred land of safari, Kenya astonishes every year in July – October. The scene is set for one of the world’s most natural wonders, where almost 2 million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle leave the southern Serengeti, arriving in the Masai Mara from late June.

For the enthusiastic climber, why not take on Mount Kenya? Africa’s second tallest peak and is often considered a more challenging climb than Mount Kilimanjaro.

The power supply is UK / European standard voltage of 220/240 and power sockets are UK style (square pin type). It is important to note that if you want to use US appliances, you will need a voltage converter as well as a plug converter. Power cuts and voltage fluctuation are not uncommon. Most of the safari lodges have generators or alternative source of power and may have specific times when they run.

Insurance to cover for medical, personal property and other personal risks during your safari is essential. Sense of Africa requires that all clients arrange for personal insurance. Sense of Africa works closely with Amref for emergency medical evacuation but this is just for emergency medical evacuation and cost of treatment is not included.

Tours to fill your senses

Sense of Africa’s focus is predominantly on group travel and tailored FIT tours. With specialist knowledge, skill, experience and expertise in creating, costing and executing travel for guests to Kenya in a group environment. Specialist consultants offer versatile itineraries, exclusive added value and an insight into little known tour and safari destinations. The tours originality is evident in travel options with an edge. Extensive knowledge of Kenya and an open-minded approach to travel have facilitated the design of itineraries that veer far from tired norms, packing in adventure and relaxation in equal parts.

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The people you can count on

Sense of Africa Kenya is a close-knit family of professionals, all with a passion for travel and an enthusiasm for crafting dream African experiences. We cherish hearing about our clients’ African holiday plans, and are always excited to offer advice and to help to turn their dreams into reality.

Michael Njogu
Michael NjoguManaging Director (EA)
Ruth Chege
Ruth ChegeHead of Sales & Product (EA)
Marion Schmidt
Marion SchmidtHead of Operations & Director Go Vacation (EA)
Peris Njeri
Peris NjeriHead of Reservations (EA)