Best Time to Visit Kenya

Kenya is a kind destination you can visit all-year-round for various interests ranging from game viewing, mountain climbing, beach holidays.

The best time to visit Kenya majorly depends on the weather and climatic conditions, this article clearly breaks down the best time to visit Kenya.

Best Month to Visit Kenya

JANUARY

The month of January in Kenya is a continuation of the dry season characterized by 27 degrees Celsius, this month is ideal for wildlife viewing and beach holidays.

FEBRUARY

February in Kenya is a dry season characterized by 27 degrees Celsius, this month is still a peak season and a great time to visit Kenya for both beach vacations and wildlife viewing.

MARCH

The month of March in Kenya is a rainy season characterized by 28 degrees Celsius, March experiences warm and humid weather with a lot of rain and it is also the start of the low season in the tourism cycle of Kenya. Low season in Kenya is an ideal time to visit Kenya for low budget tourists as accommodation fees are low.

APRIL

The month of April is a rainy season characterized by 27 degrees Celsius and a low season, this low season is characterized by few tourists visiting Kenya for a safari and prices of accommodation is low. This month is ideal for low budget tourists to go on a safari in Kenya, weather conditions in April are warm and humid so your packing list should include waterproof clothes.

MAY

The month of May in Kenya is a rainy season characterized with 26 degrees Celsius and warm and humid weather, in this month a few tourists visit Kenya for a safari making it an ideal time for budget travellers to visit Kenya for a safari.

JUNE

The month of June in Kenya is a dry season characterized by 24 degrees Celsius, since this month is dry it offers great sights of wildlife in Kenya. In late June the rain starts.

JULY

The month of July is a dry season with 24 degrees Celsius, this month is warm but not really hot and it is the best time for wildlife viewing in Kenya and beach holidays. The month of July is the beginning of wildebeest migration with animals arriving in Masai Mara national reserve with a river crossing at Mara River.

AUGUST

The month of August in Kenya is a dry season experiencing 24 degrees Celsius, in this period it really dry with hot sunlight which makes it a perfect time for beach holidays. The month of August is also a perfect time for enjoying sights of the wildebeest migration and other animals, August is characterized with short grasslands and water in parks become scarce offering an opportunity to view animals as they congregate at watering holes.

SEPTEMBER

September is a dry season characterized with 25 degrees Celsius, in this month parks, are very quiet as schools start to open, this time is perfect for tourists who prefer fewer crowds during the safari.

OCTOBER

The month of October is a rainy season characterized with 26 degrees Celsius, this month is the last month of the wildebeest migration with wildebeests, gazelles and zebras moving to Tanzania’s Serengeti national park. If you are interested in watching this last route of the migration, October is a perfect time. October is also the ideal time to visit beach resorts and best for bird watching.

NOVEMBER

The month of November is a rainy season characterized with 26 degrees Celsius, this month is a low month of tourism with a less number of tourists visiting Kenya for a safari. Due to less number of tourists, the prices of lodges, camps and hotels are reduced thus being an ideal period for low budget travellers to visit Kenya for a safari.

DECEMBER

The month of December in Kenya is a rainy season characterized with 27 degrees Celsius, December is a holiday season for Christmas and New Year’s and a peak season for travel to Kenya. In the peak season, millions of tourists come to Kenya for a safari and in this season expect to have an amazing safari with incredible sights of animals and prices for hotels are high