Signature Kenya

Signature Kenya from £3,480

Highlights - Fly to Samburu National Reserve;Fly to the Masai Mara National Park... Read more ...


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Small Luxury Group Journeys - Tanzania Wildlife from £3,815

Arrive after an overnight flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport in Arusha. Nestled in the heart of a coffee estate, your lodge has views of Lake Duluti and Mount Meru Read more ...


Kenya & Uganda Sojourn- luxury-lodge-Kenya-Olonana, with Abercrombie & Kent

Kenya & Uganda Sojourn from £3,995

Discover the magical Masai Mara, Track the magnificent Mountain Gorillas in Uganda and Stay in luxurious African style camps Read more ...



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Fly to

Nairobi or Mombasa

flying time

8 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +3 hours

Visas

Required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

December - March, July - October

Weather

Kenya's equatorial location ensures warm weather year round, though it can be cool at night and first thing in the morning. There are two rain seasons, the long rains occur from late March to early June and short rains from October to December. The rainfall is sometimes heavy and when it does come it often falls in the afternoons and evenings. The hottest period is from February to March and coldest in July to August.



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The name of this capital and largest city of Kenya comes from the Maasai phrase meaning "the place of cool waters". Both Mount Kenya to the north and Mount Kilimanjaro to the south east are visible from Nairobi on a clear day. Many 20th century novels have been set in Nairobi, the most famous undoubtedly 'Out of Africa', written by Karen Blixen as her account of living in Kenya in the early 20th century. The film won 7 Academy Awards and its popularity prompted the opening of Nairobi's Karen Blixen Museum. 

Suggested Nairobi Accommodation

Hemingways Nairobi

Hemingways Nairobi

Kenya

Hemingways Nairobi is the sister hotel to the famous Hemingways in Watamu. A plantation style property with views of the Ngong Hills...


Eka Hotel

Eka Hotel

Kenya

A landmark along Mombasa Road, Eka Hotel Nairobi is ideally located with easy access to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Wilson Airport...


Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor

Dating back to the 1930's and based on a Scottish sporting lodge, Giraffe Manor has become one of Nairobi's most historical and iconic buildings...


Ngong house

Ngong House, Nairobi

Kenya

The luxurious private Ngong House is located in the Langata in Nairobi, overlooking the Ngong Hills. It is only a few minutes' drive from Karen Blixen's coffee farm which was made famous in the book...


The Emakoko

THE EMAKOKO

Kenya

Bordering the Nairobi National Park, Emakoko is a family owned and run property, just 45 minutes from both the international and domestic airports in Nairobi...


The Norfolk

The Norfolk Hotel

Kenya

For more than 100 years The Norfolk Hotel in central Nairobi has played a part in Kenya’s history. The hotel was traditionally the starting point of many of the early safaris around Kenya...



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A&K Philanthropy

Anne Kent Taylor Fund

Anne Kent Taylor Fund

Supports hands-on initiatives such as fortifying traditionally-made livestock enclosures to reduce losses of domestic animals.



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