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Cheap flights to Kenya

Experience the Charm & the Magic of Kenya

Kenya, also known as the Republic of Kenya, without a doubt is one of the finest and famed safari destinations in the world. Lying right along the equator on the African continent’s eastern coast, the country is neighbored with Tanzania to the south, Ethiopia to the north, Uganda to the west, while to the northwest lies South Sudan and Somalia to its north-east. Nairobi, the largest city as well as the nation’s capital serves as the main gateway for international flights flying into Kenya.

About the country

The geography of Kenya is strikingly varied with the highlands of the country comprising of the most favorably agricultural production regions while glaciers are witnessed on Mount Kenya, the 2nd highest peak in Africa. Covering an area of 581,309 square kilometers, Kenya is the 47th largest nation in the world with a population of approximately 44 million people. Majority of Kenyans (83%) follows Christianity with sizeable minorities constituting of Muslims, Hindus and Baha’i faith.

Kenya enjoys varied climatic conditions from tropical along the coast to arid in the interior. Throughout the year, the country receives great amount of sunshine with usually cool nights and mornings in higher regions. The suitable time for visiting and enjoying outdoor activities in Kenya is during June to September. During this period, the annual animal migration also takes place and is a popular event to witness in Kenya.

Major Cities & Attractions

Kenya has many cities, each having its own significance. Nairobi, the capital city & major economic hub of the nation, Garissa, Kabarnet, Kisumu, Lamu, Lodwar, Malindi, Mombasa, Nakuru and Eldoret are important cities in the country.

Tourism in Kenya vastly centers on the safaris and wildlife trips of its marvelous National Parks and Game Reserves. The country is a paradise for anyone seeking to experience wildlife and a great destination for adventure enthusiast. Aside from wildlife safaris, Kenya’s cultural aspects, beautiful beaches and water sports are well-admired by visitors. Get a glimpse of ‘big five’ at Masai Mara National Reserves, one of the famous tourist attractions and game parks in Kenya. The annual animal migration that occurs during Sep to Oct in the reserve is a spectacular sight. If you want to get a close view of free-ranging elephants then Amboseli National Park, located near the Tanzania border is the place to be. Also, meet the Maasai people and enjoy splendid views of Mount Kilimanjaro from here.

Explore the wilderness and enjoy spectacular scenery at Tsavo National Park, the largest National Parks in the country. Hell’s Gate National Park housing variety of wildlife, the peaceful Samburu National Park and Nairobi National Park known for its rhinoceros are also among the top tourist places to visit in Kenya.

Malindi in Kenya is well known for its serene beaches and extensive coral reefs. It is an ideal destination for marine experience and enjoying water sports such as surfing, snorkeling and deep-sea fishing. While in Kenya, don’t miss to take a trip to Lamu Island, a part of Archipelago of Kenya. It is best known for its untouched natural beauty. Located in central Kenya, Lake Nakuru is a haven for bird lovers and one of must see places in the country. Adventure seekers and trekkers can head towards Mount Kenya, the highest mountain in the country.

Eating & Shopping

The nation’s capital city, Nairobi offers some of the finest eating options in Africa. The most popular one is Allahu Akbar. The city has many fine dining restaurants, fancy fast foods and street stalls where visitors can savor an array of global as well as traditional cuisines. Besides, the major cities in the country have some fine dining options.

Kenya is renowned for its handicraft works. Maasai market is known for its exclusive handicraft items. The Nairobi city and town centers in the country are filled with many markets selling various types of items. Some of the best items to be purchased in Kenya are soap stone carvings, beaded jewellery, traditional utensils, Makonde wood carvings, sisal & leather baskets, Lamu chairs and traditional textiles including kikoys, kanga and shuka. Yaya centre close to Hurlingham, village market in Gigiri and Mombasa are some good places for picking souvenirs in Kenya.

Flights to Kenya

There are four international airports in Kenya. Located in Nairobi, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport serves as a major gateway for international visitors in the country. The airport is well connected to almost all major destinations in the globe. Other important airports are Moi International Airport and Kisumu International Airport. These airports have good air connection to the rest of the world. Kenya Airways is the prime air carrier and biggest airline in the country offering direct flights from Nairobi to different countries across the world.

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