Kenya is a country in East Africa with a coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses the savannah, Lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley, and mountain highlands. It's also home to wildlife like lions, elephants, and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro
Nairobi National Park, Malindi, Mount Kenya, Samburu National Reserve, Hell's Gate National Park, Amu Island, Savo National Park, Lake Nakuru, Amboseli National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve
Kenya is a country in East Africa with a coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses the savannah, Lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley, and mountain highlands. It's also home to wildlife like lions, elephants, and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (IATA: NBO, ICAO: HKJK), is an international airport in Nairobi, the capital of and largest city in Kenya. The other three important international airports in Kenya include the Kisumu International Airport, Moi International Airport, and Eldoret International Airport. JKIA is located in the Embakasi suburb 18 kilometers (11 mi) southeast of Nairobi's central business district, the airport has scheduled flights to destinations in over 50 countries.  Originally named Embakasi Airport, the airport's name was changed in 1978 to honor Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president, and prime minister. The airport served over 7 million passengers in 2016, making it the seventh busiest airport in passenger traffic on the continent.
Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city. In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes, zebras, and lions. Next to it is a well-regarded elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Nairobi is also often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips elsewhere in Kenya.
Swahili, a Bantu language, and English are widely spoken as lingua fracas and serve as the two official languages. English was inherited from colonial rule (see British Kenya). Including second-language speakers, there are more speakers of Swahili than English in Kenya.
The shilling (Swahili: shilingi; abbreviation: Kesha; ISO code: KES) is the currency of Kenya. It is divided into 100 cents.
999 is the toll-free number for emergency services in Kenya, including ambulance, fire, and EMS, according to the government.
June, July, August, and September are regarded as the peak season in Kenya, where you can expect to see the “Big Five” across locations such as Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Maasai Mara, Tsavo, Meru, Laikipia, the Aber dares and Mount Kenya.
Low seasons in East Africa include periods from March to June and October to December. The period from March to June generally features more rain, particularly in April and May. These periods offer lower costs and fewer crowds along with beautiful weather.
Most places experience average temperatures of 85 °F (29 °C) or more, while annual precipitation is only about 10 inches (250 mm) in the north and less than 20 inches (500 mm) in the south. In most parts of the coast, average temperatures exceed 80 °F (27 °C) and relative humidity is high year-round.