Kenya holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

We offer 134 Kenya holidays & safaris. Best sellers include Masai Mara safaris with local Maasai guides, relaxing beach holidays in Lamu & the Kenya coast, & Mount Kenya climbs. Travel through the Great Rift Valley & visit Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru & Bogoria, Sambur & Buffalo Springs, or visit outstanding community based safaris in Amboseli. Our Kenya holidays include small group & tailor made safaris, walking safaris & volunteering holidays enabling you to get closer to the people & wildlife of Kenya.
Safari in Amboseli & Tsavo National Parks, Kenya
Explore Amboseli and Tsavo - close to nature experience, from US $1250 - US $1750 (5 days) ex flights
Family cycling holiday in Kenya & Tanzania
Family adventure across Tanzania and Kenya by bike, from NZ $3690 - NZ $4490 (16 days) ex flights
Kenyan safari & beach holiday, 12 days
Kenya's iconic big 5 and white sandy beaches, from US $2780 (12 days) ex flights
East Africa bush camping safari
See the 'Big 5' on this camping trip in both Kenya and in Tanzania, from £2599 - £2999 (13 days) inc UK flights
Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara
Superb safari and trip to see gorillas, from £2673 - £3369 (18 days) inc UK flights
Kenya luxury safari and beach holiday, 10 days
Luxury Safari in Kenya and Diani Beach Holiday, from US $1730 - US $1840 (10 days) ex flights
Biking holiday in Kenya & Tanzania
Adventurous African cycle tour in Kenya and Tanzania., from NZ $4490 (16 days) ex flights
Kenya and Tanzania safari adventure
Witness the best in wildlife and scenery, from £2599 - £3199 (18 days) inc UK flights
Fitness holidays & fitness courses in Kenya
Fitness holidays in Kenya, from £2150 (9 days) ex flights
Kenya mountain biking holiday, 9 days
Active and Adventurous mountain biking holiday in Kenya, from US $2240 (9 days) ex flights
Mount Kenya climbing holiday, Kenya
Mount Kenya high altitude walking trip, from £2700 (12 days) ex flights
Kenya holiday, safari, culture and wildlife 14 days
Wildlife, tribal cultures and spectacular African scenery, from US $3290 - US $4290 (14 days) ex flights
Kenya wildlife camping safari
Game watching morning, afternoon and night, from £1450 (8 days) ex flights
Coast and overland safari in Kenya
See Kenya from the ground in a private 4x4 Land Cruiser, from £2450 (8 days)
Family adventure holiday Kenya
A family orientated safari, from £2669 - £3165 (10 days ) inc UK flights
Tanzania and Kenya biking holiday
Experience a different face of Africa by bike, from NZ $4490 (16 days) ex flights
Nairobi to Cape Town overland tour
Game parks, beaches and adventure, from £1225 (56 days) ex flights
Kenya safari & beach holiday, tailormade
Luxury tailormade Kenya holidays, from £3330 (9 days) ex flights
Kenya wildlife adventure holiday
Track down the Big 5 as you roam the savannah, from £1399 (9 days) ex flights
Victoria Falls to Nairobi overland tour
Africa truck tour, from £1275 (21 days) ex flights
Luxury beach retreat in Kenya
Private Kilifi beach front resort oozes luxury & tranquility, from £996 (14 days) per room per week (sleeps 2)
Masai Mara safari lodge in Kenya
Boutique ecolodge in famous Masai Mara on migration path, from US $260 - US $600 per person per night
Kenya & Uganda holiday, Maasai Mara & mountain gorillas
Overland camping to Massai Mara and the mountain Gorillas., from £1499 (14 days) ex flights
Loita Hills luxury safari lodge, Kenya
Luxury Eco Property at the foothills of Loita Hills, from US $590 - US $1400 per person per night
Masai Mara tour in Kenya
Masai culture and spectacular wildlife, from US $2568 (6 days) ex flights
Bungoma town budget guesthouse, Kenya
African Bamboo Village Guest House at the heart of Bungoma., from US $50 - US $500 per accommodation per week
Wasini Island accommodation, Kenya
Handmade Eco-Cottages on Wasini Island's Beachfront, from KSh1100 - KSh2100 per accommodation per night
Diani Beach villa holiday in Kenya
Homely, Quiet, Relaxing and Accommodating, from US $90 - US $244 per accommodation per night
Africa overland tour
Take the ultimate Africa safari through 9 countries, from £5039 (73 days) ex flights
East Africa and Zanzibar holiday
The perfect contrast of Safari and Beach, from £2480 (15 days) ex flights

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Family cycling holiday in Kenya & Tanzania
Wonderful guides, incredible access to the remotest regions and real people... Wonderful - genuinely the holiday of a lifetime and a never to be forgotten special experience. (more)Dan Cobley
Every day brought new experiences. The animals just kept coming out on cue! Brilliant - I don’t know how we will top it. (more)Monica Szolin-Jones
Most memorable were waking to the sound of a lion killing a wildebeast behind our tent in Amboseli National Park campsite. Singing and dancing with 500 children from a local primary school in Tanzania. (more)Gaenor Morris
From NZ $3690 - NZ $4490 excluding flights
Kenya and Tanzania safari adventure
A brilliant holiday, excellent game viewing, a great group of fellow travellers and staff, over all too quickly!! (more)Eileen Emery
The most memorable part was camping on rim of Ngorgoro crater and seeing in crater black rhino and leopard. Awesome sunsets. (more)Lesley Halliday
10 out of 10! Absolutely superb holiday I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone, in fact if you're thinking about this trip stop and just book it. It was superbly organised the route was excellent with a real mix of wildlife and experiences on all the different game drives. (more)Nick Walker
From £2599 - £3199 including UK flights
Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara
Every day was fabulous always something different... travelling with like minded people was also a good thing. (more)Valerie Koppi
Gorillas!!!!!. Interacting with them was the most exceptional experience elf my life and the biggest adrenaline rush I have ever had. Its is without comparison. The Masai Mara was amazing, will decamping was a buzz and White water rafting on the Nile was an amazing experience but being close to the African people(especially the happy kids) and not isolated in 5 star resorts made the trip a once in a lifetime experience. (more)Mark Asquith
It was excellent. I would go again tomorrow... it was such a fabulous trip from the start in Kigali to the end in Nairobi. Seeing the gorillas was obviously so special and memorable and the rafting in jinja was an unexpected highlight. Also the people in my group and our fabulous exodus team who were to efficient, friendly, patient and organised. (more)Sally Knowles-Jackson
From £2673 - £3369 including UK flights
Fitness holidays & fitness courses in Kenya
Crawling like a crocodile on the sand, and my failed attempt to climb a tree, stick out in my mind. It's provided a lot of comic fodder to my friends when I tell the stories. I LOVED boxing, the food was absolutely delicious and just seeing the "before and after" videos of myself was very motivational. (more)Tania Zwicky
Go for it, you will discover a different (and fun) way to do fitness in a beautiful environment and spirit. (more)Sandrine de La Pommeraye
Just book it! You will not regret it for one moment! I have never got so much out of a two week trip in my life. Beautiful scenery, great exercise, super food, luxury accommodation and a refreshing new take on local culture and environment. (more)Karen O'Mahony
From £2150 excluding flights
Biking holiday in Kenya & Tanzania
The most memorable part of our holiday was the time spent in a very remote area of Tanzania with the Masai. We were privileged to visit their homes and witness their day to day living. An amazing experience! (more)Susan Ducollet-Holliday
Brilliant! I have done supported tours in USA, Cuba, Brazil and Europe and this is the gold standard in terms of support, food, attention to detail, professionalism, friendliness etc. etc. I cannot recommend this company too highly. Go have fun! (more)Jane Thurnell-Read
Lots of most memorables... but the ones that really stick in my mind are first spotting of a zebra in the wild,... sitting 150 feet up on the rock outcrop having a supper picnic watching the sun set sipping wine made from the monastery. (more)Suzette Lang
From NZ $4490 excluding flights
Kenya wildlife camping safari
We were of course expecting to enjoy seeing the wildlife, but our week's holiday provided much more than that. The Porini camps we stayed at were wonderful - eco-friendly, lovely setting on private conservancies, employing people from the local Massai communities. (more)Anna Economides
This was the best vacation I have ever taken! I tell everyone to just go. (more)Amanda Popik
From £1450 excluding flights
Kenya holiday, safari, culture and wildlife 7 days
Excellent! The whole holiday was an adventure with a varied itinerary. The highlights must be seeing the wildlife in their natural habitats. (more)theresa mcaninch
The company made it so easy for us, from our first point of contact to confirming our final arrangements we encountered no problems. They were excellent.... Highly recommended. (more)Dorian Oates
There were too many high points to be able to select just one, but I would have to say that the amount of wildlife seen was generally amazing! (more)Shelley Munro Galloway
From US $1895 - US $2395 excluding flights
Climbing Mount Kenya, Sirimon & Chogoria route, 7 days
The most memorable part was the summit, with the climb up under a crystal clear sky with an amazing view of the night sky full of bright stars and shooting stars, followed by a gorgeous sunrise visible from the peak. (more)Kevin Bill
Overall, it was a good blend of experience and adventure. I am glad I did it, but also glad to be home. (more)Graeme Adams
We managed to summit Mt Kenya and the views from the top were absolutely awesome!! The National Park is surely hikers paradise. Secondly we enjoyed the safari in the Masai Mara, managed to see massive amount of wildlife. Guess that the lion cubs must have been the best. (more)Wouter Kingma
From US $1385 excluding flights
Nairobi to Cape Town overland tour
Memorable parts? Definitely horse riding in and around Lake Malawi. It was soo much fun. Or maybe bush camping in the Serengeti. I remember my tent buddy and I (Julie), watching the Buffalo wander through the camp, hoping that the guide really was joking about Lions and Elephants coming to the campsite to drink. Or maybe it was the White Water Rafting, or playing football with the local boys when we made an impromptu stop on day. Or maybe getting stung by an evil jellyfish on Zanzibar, I... (more)Judith Wrennall
From £1225 excluding flights
Cairo to Cape Town overland tour
Very good for the adventurous and independent type! (more)Ferry Lubis
Seeing Victoria Falls and all the wildlife in Africa was the most memorable part of the holiday...Fantastic. (more)Andrew Service
From £2750 excluding flights
Kenya luxury safari and beach holiday, 10 days
Memorable parts? Getting up close and personal with the animals both on safari, especially in Ndutu where it is possible to off road, but also in the tented accommodation where we were surrounded by frolicking vervet monkeys, bush babies, mongooses and even a herd of elephants on one particularly memorable morning! Tips? Opt for the tented accommodation options - they were our favourites. Local benefits? We were pleased that the company was Kenyan-owned, and that we were... (more)Natalie Sayers
From US $1730 - US $1840 excluding flights
Coast and overland safari in Kenya
Memorable parts? I look back and smile about the whole trip, it was all so memorable! If I had to pick just one place, it would have to be Msambweni House. The staff and setting were just so amazing. Tips? Stay longer at Msambweni House if you can.....pure relaxation! Trust in James, he did a great job in booking this trip and left nothing out. Local benefits? All the staff were local, so could walk or cycle to work and you could tell were happy in their jobs. As much as possible... (more)Amy Jenner
From £2450
Kenya holiday, wildlife and beaches
Memorable parts? Too many to mention but the safari parts of the holiday were certainly the highlight. Tips? Take a pair of binoculars - and good ones - we had one less good pair but we were very glad we were not fighting to see the animals also take more memory cards for your camera than you think you will need. Local benefits? Everywhere we stayed was environmentally aware and hugely educational for us and the local population. Overall rating? Absolutely life changing... (more)alice crawley
From £3600 excluding flights
Maasai Mara safari camp in Kenya
Memorable parts? Arriving in the village - the warmth of the welcome, the pleasure of staying in a manyatta (mud hut). Also the activities are wonderful - walks amongst the zebra, milking cows, firing bows and arrows, lighting fires. Really good fun!! Tips? I went for 4 nights - 2 in the camp and 2 in the village. The camp is great - paraffin lamps, good food and comfy beds. You can get the lie of the land and start to get to know your hosts. But don't miss out on staying in the village... (more)Helena Smith
From US $70 per person per night
Health care volunteering in Kenya
Memorable parts? It is too early to say whether this holiday was life changing but for me, it was a homecoming as I used to live in Kenya and felt a mixture of feelings - sad at the corruption that exists in daily life at police checks, etc. but most of all humbled at the generosity, dignity and hospitality that I found in and from the locals around the project where I worked. These are people who have very little materially and work very hard to make ends meet and yet there is a joy and... (more)Jane Edington
From £695 excluding flights
Family adventure holiday Kenya
Every day was an adventure, from orphan elephants to flamingos, migration queues of wildebeest, close encounter with lions, elephants and seeing the elusive leopard and cheetah - and that was only the safari aspect. (more)Valerie Rogers
There's so much in terms of both variety and number of experiences, it's hard to capture one moment. Dolphins, elephants, stampeding water buffalo, oh and the wonderful stars at night, and the warm, smiling people. It was all unforgetable. (more)Morag Reid
From £2669 - £3165 including UK flights
Community-based village homestays, Kenya
All of the home-stay was brilliant. It was well planned for us, and everyone was friendly and helpful throughout. The most memorable part was the wonderful family who we stayed with and seeing our children playing happily all together. (more)Deborah Nickolls
An amazing week, and one that my daughter and I will never forget. The itinerary for the week was incredibly well thought through and planned to give a really good balance of practical, social and craft activities, as well as visits to schools and a clinic (and local pub!) with enough chance to rest and catch our breath in between. (more)Ruth Findlay Brooks
The communities which hosted us were so welcoming to us, they made us feel like we had come home. We will never forget traditional song and dance in the moonlight of Kabimoi or being given Kikamba names at Mulanii. Priceless. (more)Andrew Fuller
From £800 excluding flights
Kenya family volunteering & safari
The projects we worked on were well organized and it was easy to see what a huge difference this organization is making in Kenya through multiple community partnerships...Outstanding. Highly recommended. (more)John Fuller
Community Work in Sasenyi Primary School - completing the foundations for a new classroom in record time & seeing how hard teamwork can make a crucial difference to people who have to live without much material support! But seeing six cheetahs was also very exciting!! (more)Mark Jewell
From £595 - £985 excluding flights
Victoria Falls to Nairobi overland tour
Memorable parts? Seeing the big 5 in Ngangongoro; watching a leopard hunt in South Luangwa. Tips? You are on the move a lot and if you sit in the back of the truck, you will be shaken about a lot. So not recommended for anyone with back problems. Don't pack too many things, as you are in a different location almost every night (though you will have plenty of storage room either way, in contrast to some other operators). Local benefits? Yes, we did some things that benefited... (more)Susanne Irving
From £1275 excluding flights
Nairobi to Victoria Falls overland travel
I can't really say that I have returned relaxed and refresh... was really tired (in the last days did abseil, rafting, micro light, travelled for 36 hours,..) but really enjoyed it! Memorable parts? Saw a lion on a tree, the lake with hippos in new year, the new friends. Tips? Be prepared for the rain (yes, it rains in Africa) and for long hours on the truck. Local benefits? We didn't have too much contact with local people since we stayed in private camping, but I think... (more)Carla Almeida
From £1685 excluding flights
Kenya beach resort on Manda Island
It was just incredible- I honestly, honestly mean that and I can be very hard to please! I will never forget it and have come home feeling more rested and content than I have ever been before. It was the best start to married life for us we could have possibly had. (more)Aoibheann Kelly
It was all memorable. We pretty much had the whole island to ourselves, total tranquility and relaxation. Rachael and the staff made the whole holiday unforgettable...10 out of 10. We have come back feeling completely relaxed. (more)Katherine Ford
The most memorable part was our trip to mandatoto - a full day out on a dhow... a great day full of humour, with fantastic snorkelling and brilliant food (they caught a barracuda, marinated it and cooked it over charcoal on the boat) (more)Anna Bradley
From £90 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Kenya & Tanzania safari, culture and wildlife 14 days
We saw all the animals we could hope for, most of them in great numbers and really close up. Perhaps the very best was when we came upon first a mating lion couple and then, a few km away, the rest of the pride with mums and cubs nursing and playing. Absolutely amazing! (more)Marie Lenstrup
The highlight was staying in a bush camp site, watching three lions less than one kilometre away from the site. (more)Pablo Moreno
From US $3695 - US $4495 excluding flights
Kenya safari
The holiday was brilliant. The staff could not have been more helpful or knowledgeable; the locations and activities were clearly carefully selected so that the whole trip unfolded like a perfect rose. (more)Caroline Limbert
Another magical site would be on the first dawn game drive we did and managed to see a pride of lions basking in the morning light, a cheetah prowling the plains and then the elusive leopard lazing halfway up a tree! (more)Amelia Shepherd
The highlight was watching a cheetah and 2 cubs playing, chasing each other round and round a clump of trees. A classic safari sunset. (more)Susan Tyzack
From £2099 - £2749 including UK flights
East Africa bush camping safari
Memorable parts? Great walking. Fantastic views. Interesting accommodation. Excellent guide Tips? Be prepared to be one of the group. Enjoy! Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Excellent (more)Sue Melville
From £2599 - £2926 including UK flights
Serengeti Trail, Kenya & Tanzania safari
Memorable parts? Wildlife drives. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Excellent. (more)Anne Brautigam
From £390 - £530 excluding flights
Kenya holiday, safari, culture and wildlife 14 days
Great-a wonderful mix of wildlife and culture and you visit some of the lesser known parks which were a revelation The time we spent with local people was very well done. It didn't feel at all forced and they were as interested in us as we were in them. (more)Pat Smith
It was one of the best holidays we have ever been on.....The Holiday had so many exciting moments it is hard to pick just a few. The Lion and the Wildebeest at the Mara River was one. When the herd of Elephants came into camp one night that was exciting. The Leopard was really cool, it just goes on and on. (more)David McMurphy
A brilliant Tuesday in the Masai Mara, a humbling view of other cultures, meeting wonderful people almost wherever we went...Fabulous, exceeded my expectations by a mile. (more)Peter Eggleston
From US $3290 - US $4290 excluding flights
Kenya mountain biking holiday, 9 days
Memorable parts? My family really loved cycling with the Masai guides through remote parts of the Kenyan bush, learning about the human and natural environment, spotting animals, visiting villages and camping with the Masai at night. Tips? I would recommend taking a few things to aid the cycling - for example special cycle gloves, proper water bottles, even padded cycle shorts - as it is a pretty bumpy ride in some places. One might even invest in a gel saddle! Local benefits? Yes... (more)Suzanne Franks
From US $2240 excluding flights
Great Wildebeest Migration Safari in Kenya and Tanzania, 10 days
The best way to see the Wild life in Eastern Africa and the best way to go on Safari. If trekking was possible through the Masai Mara this would have been the only better way to see these amazing animals. For obvious reasons trekking is not possible and going in a car is the second best option. (more)Tomas Gregersen
The safari was a highlight and a very nice guide named Jackson from the tour operator. The guide was always there in time and very helpful. (more)Cathrin Skogly
From US $3330 - US $3430 excluding flights
South East Africa overland tour
Memorable parts? There are several: 1. Serengeti - the landscape and animals 2. Zanzibar - a good mix with Stonetown and the beach 3. Meeting the people in Malawi and Zimbabwe 4. Meeting Ian Harmer from African Wanderer.com in Zimbabwe and getting close to rhinos 5. Seeing Victoria Falls Tips? Definitely bring a water bottle and also a flask/thermos style mug (with lid) for making an extra tea and coffee at breakfast to take with you when spending hours in the bus. Also be prepared... (more)Mrs S Burns
From £940 - £1130 excluding flights
Medical work experience in Kenya
Memorable parts? Living with an African host family and getting the local transport every day - took a while to get used to not understanding much each day. Tips? Ensure you learn some Kiswahili before you go, especially if you have no medical training yet. Local benefits? Not really benefiting locals but yes, in terms of the environment I believe an amount of the £745 should have been given to the hospital so that they are more amiable. Overall rating? Good, valuable... (more)Susie Wallis
From £1095 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
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Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
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Very enjoyable
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A bit disappointing really

The Great Annual Migration

Each year 1.5million wildebeest, zebra, other antelope and their young leave the vast plains of Tanzania’s Serengeti and head north to Kenya’s Masai Mara in search of food and water. The result is one of the most iconic and spectacular wildlife events on the planet.



The migration in Kenya:

July - October
The herds move north from Tanzania to amass in Kenya’s stunning Masai Mara, first crossing the wide, crocodile-filled Mara River. The sight of the mega-herds grazing on the lush plains is truly awe-inspiring, and their presence also attracts large numbers of Africa’s predators.

Highlights - The sheer volume of wildlife on the Mara plains gives travellers an excellent chance to spot some of Africa’s most incredible animals. For a truly iconic wildlife sight watch the herds tackle the Mara River in July and August.

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The migration in Tanzania:

December – March
Huge herds of wildebeest return to Tanzania and in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater gather to take advantage of the lush grasslands. This is also calving season and most wildebeest calves are born over a 3 week period, usually at the beginning of February.

Highlights - The massed herds and thousands of young calves draw in huge numbers of predators and make this a great time to spot some of Africa’s top predators in Tanzania – lions, cheetahs, hyenas and maybe a leopard if you're lucky!

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Responsible safari tips:

• Travel with a local guide and learn from their knowledge of the area and its wildlife.
• Stay in lodges or campsites owned and run by local communities, where profits directly benefit local community initiatives
• Ensure you use a responsible safari operator- one which respects and protects the animals and environments you will be visiting


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