• Country Facts There are few sights more awe-inspiring than watching the annual migration of wildebeest across the Kenyan plains. Kenya is THE place to go for big game safaris, incredible wildlife, colourful, Swahili culture, beautiful beaches, Masai warriors and man-eating lions. To get under Kenyan skin read 'Out of Africa', by Isak Dinesen, and watch the movie based on it, starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford, and listen to benga, Kenya's contemporary dance music, by Them Mushrooms.
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    Capital: Nairobi
    Official Languages: Kiswahili, English
    Government: Republic
    Currency: Kenyan Shilling
    Time Zone: +3:00 GMT (2½ hrs behind India)
    Telephone Calling Code: 00254

  • When To Go Best time to visit: January to February. The average temperature in Kenya is 17.7 °C. The highest average temperature is 26 °C in February and the lowest average temperature is 10 °C in July, August and September.

  • What To Do Kenyan staple food consists of corn, maize, potatoes and beans. Ugali (a porridge made of maize) and meat are typically eaten inland, while the coastal peoples eat a more varied diet. What to eat and drink Nyama choma: Any kind of roasted meat
    Ugali: Porridge made of maize
    Tusker beer
    Shopping Masai embroidery, beads, spears, baskets, batik and wax paintings, wood carvings, Makonde statues, colourful material.
  • Escorted Tours
  • The best and easiest way to see the highlights is on an escorted tour, where all your travel, accommodation and sightseeing arrangements are well taken care of. A knowledgeable local guide brings history and culture to life as you travel in the comfort of your deluxe coach.

    Unmatched selection, more included features, quality first class hotels, and vast experience make Globus the obvious choice for travelers who want more. The world leader in quality escorted travel, Globus delivers memorable vacation experiences with knowledgeable Tour Directors and local guides.

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