Visit Kenya for a quick safari getaway

Kenya is closest safari destination to the Middle East, making it a great option for a long weekend of wildlife spotting to see the Big Five.

Fly from Dubai and arrive in Nairobi in just four and a half hours. From there, you can head to a safari camp in the Masai Mara by plane or with a private driver.

A few extra days are well spent in Naivasha, Nakuru, Samburu, Amobseli or Tsavo.

Talk to us about a custom-made holiday to Kenya.

Fast facts about holidays to Kenya

Flying time from Dubai:

4 1⁄2 hours direct to Nairobi.

Best time to visit:

February, March, July, August, September


Yes, child friendly camps and private safari houses.

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