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Kenya is a picturesque country in East Africa with boundless natural landscapes to admire such as rainforests, mountains including the famous Mount Kenya, lush open plains, lakes, and savannahs. Kenya happens to be one of the top safari destinations in the world, home to iconic nature reserves and national parks including the Maasai Mara – the site of the Great Wildebeest Migration. Brightsun Travel offers a great choice of Kenya beach holidays and Kenya safari holidays, transporting you to this incredible country in style.  

Kenya is a cultural melting pot with diverse influences from all over the globe, and the country is also rich in history with UNESCO World Heritage Sites and ancient ruins. Kenya has an extensive coastline with beaches boasting soft white sands and dazzling turquoise waters – perfect for relaxation after sightseeing and wildlife spotting. Kenya beaches also offer adventure activities such as deep-sea fishing and water sports. Whether it’s the Kenya food, Kenya people, Kenya cities, or Kenya animals that you want to experience, you’ll no doubt have the time of your life in this beautiful country.  

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PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort & Spa

80100 Serena Rd, Mombasa, Kenya

Bed and Breakfast 7 Nights
From £1399 per person View Offer

House of Waine

Cnr Masai Lane & Bogani Road, Karen, 00603 Nairobi, Kenya

Bed and Breakfast 7 Nights
From £1929 per person View Offer

Hemingways Nairobi

Mbagathi Ridge, Nairobi, Kenya

Bed and Breakfast 7 Nights
From £1929 per person View Offer

Top Destinations In Kenya



For more of a relaxed tropical getaway, consider Mombasa, Kenya’s beach resort which borders the breath-taking Indian Ocean with some of the finest beaches in Africa, boasting lush palms, native flora, soft white sands, and glistening turquoise waters. The beaches of Mombasa range from serene stretches of coastline to bustling beach hubs with water sports and vibrant beach bars. Mombasa is also a foodie hotspot with an extensive choice of exotic food to sample. 



Nairobi, the capital of Kenya is a major cultural hub with bustling local markets serving up exotic street food, charming colonial buildings, top-class museums including a remodelled Kenyan village, and a dynamic nightlife, not to mention nearby wildlife sanctuaries. Nairobi Kenya is the ideal spot to immerse yourself in culture. Hotels in Nairobi are affordable and range from local family-run properties to premium boutique resorts.  

Helpful Information about Kenya 

Kenya Currency: You’ll be spending Kenyan Shillings.  

Language: Swahili and English are the two official languages of Kenya.  

Local Time in Kenya: 3 hours ahead of GMT  

Flight Time from the UK: From London to Nairobi, the approx. flight time is 8hr 35min  

Tourist Information: Visit the official Kenya tourist information site for lots of helpful information regarding upcoming events, where to go, what to do, and how to get around. 

Health/Travel Restrictions: To travel to Kenya, British citizens need a valid passport. A visa is required to enter Kenya – these entry visas are issued electronically only, so passengers will need to obtain theirs before travel. Single entry visas and transit vistas can be applied for here. For up to date travel advice and health recommendations visit the government’s travel advice for Kenya. 

Other FAQs:

Q: How much is Kenya visa?

A: The prices differ for a Kenya visa depending on departure location and which visa is required. Click here to find out more about e-visa prices for Kenya.  

Q: Where is Rift Valley in Kenya?

A: The Great Rift Valley runs through Kenya, from north to south, and the majority of the valley is in the country’s Rift Valley Province. 

Q: How big is Kenya?

A: Kenya has an area of approx. 580,367 square kilometres.  

Q: What animals live in Kenya?

A: Kenya is renowned for protecting a range of wildlife species including the African buffalo, crocodiles, giraffes, wildebeest, elephants, lions, hyenas, the African black rhino, leopards, zebras, and cheetahs.  

Q: Is Kenya in the Commonwealth?

A: Yes – Kenya became a Commonwealth member in 1963.  

Top Things to do in Kenya 

In Nairobi, visitors can spend the day spotting wildlife at the Nairobi National Park, spend a night or two at the luxury Hemingways Nairobi hotel, explore the colourful neighbourhood of Eastleigh in Nairobi, and take a day trip to the Giraffe Center Nairobi. Other awesome things to do in Nairobi include visiting the Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum for some cultural immersion, and exploring the lush Ngong Hills.  

Visitors to Mombasa can look forward to an array of exciting travel experiences such as water sports at Diani Beach, souvenir shopping in the Old Town, and sightseeing at key landmarks such as the Fort Jesus Museum and Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple. There are also some incredible nature parks to explore in Mombasa including Haller Park, The Mombasa Marine National Park, and the Nguuni Nature Sanctuary.  

Kenya Weather 

Kenya has two seasons; a hot dry season between October and March, and a cooler wet season between April and September. The country’s hottest months are February and March, and its coolest months are July and August. Average daily temperatures in Kenya range from 24-28°C. 

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