The best time to visit Kenya is during the Great Wildebeest migration which happens from mid July all the way to August and mid September. This will give you a chance to view the wildebeest as they cross the Mara to the Kenyan side. A safari to the Mara can be combined with a tour around the country. Weather conditions at this time are also favorable allowing one to comfortably tackle all the major tourist attraction sites in the country.
A visit to the Mara is a must for anyone who happens to be in the country during the wildebeest migration. If you do not have an idea of where to start or how to spend your time in the Mara, find the below itinerary as a guide to a wonderful time in the country.
Depart from Nairobi for Mount Kenya and walk at the base of the Mt. Kenya. Have an overnight stay at Naromoru River Lodge.
After Breakfast depart from Mt. Kenya for treetops. Check in at Outspan Hotel for lunch. In the Afternoon you will be transferred to the treetops Hotel inside Aberdares National Park. Where you will watch the animals as they come to drink water or lick salt.
After breakfast leave treetops via Thomson falls for Lake Nakuru in time for lunch. Visit Lake Nakuru in the afternoon and later have meals and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Lion Hill Lodge.
After breakfast leave for Masai Mara and arrive for lunch. Have an afternoon game drive and an overnight stay at the Sopa Lodge or a similar hotel.
Have a fun game viewing time in the Mara with picnic lunches to be served at the Mara River. You will have a time of your life as you watch the annual wildebeest migration taking place live at the Mara. Overnight at the Sopa Lodge or similar hotel
Before breakfast leave for a morning game drive from 0600 to 0900 hrs. Later leave for Nairobi where the tour ends.
The good thing about safaris to Kenya is that they can be tailor made to suit anyone’s budget and preferences. Kenya is a wonderful, peaceful and friendly country. Anyone can feel at home as they tour the many attractions scattered all over. Do not forget the rich cultural background that will intrigue and fascinate you as you interact with the locals.