Kilimanjaro Shira Route

Just got back from Mt. Kilimanjaro with my son (we both made it to the peak) and the experience exceeded my expectations in every regard. It was better that I had hoped for and I want to thank you very much for all the assistance, hand holding, and help before the trip. I had never done anything like this, but I can't wait to try it again.

Kurt Welton | USA



Take an adventure holiday in KENYA with World Expeditions, one of the world’s leading travel companies.

Kenya located in Eastern Africa is bordered to the north by Ethiopia, in the northeast by Somalia, in the south by Tanzania, to the west by Uganda and Sudan to the northwest. Along the southeast border of Kenya is the Indian Ocean. Although lying on the Equator, Kenya is blessed with a varied landscape. The landscapes, range from vast desert land in the north, through the forest and snow-capped central regions of Mount Kenya (5199m or 17,057 ft), to the grassy plains and savanna in the south to the humid coastline. The Great Rift Valley runs the length of the country and is home to an amazing selection of animals.

Kenya’s varied landscape is home to much wildlife including the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhinoceros and elephant. A significant population of other wild animals, reptiles and birds can be found in the national parks and game reserves in the country. Most notably is the Masai Mara, which is a large reserve in south western Kenya which is famous for its exceptional population of game as well as the annual migration of wildebeest every July and August.

Just as the landscapes of Kenya are varied, so is World Expeditions style of adventures in Kenya. Choose from a challenging trek to the summit of Africa’s second highest peak, Mount Kenya, or walk alongside the Masai tribes people in the Masai Mara viewing the plethora of wildlife, take a game drive in a national park or walk with the Samburu visiting their villages and experiencing traditional African way of life first hand.

Featured Adventures

Amboseli and Tsavo Safari

Discover the diverse wildlife and abundant birdlife of Tsavo and Amboseli National Parks
5 days |

Best of East Africa

A journey encompassing the best that East Africa has to offer, through Kenya and northern Tanzania, visiting world famous game reserves, national parks, colourful markets and tribes, with the opportunity to view the elusive Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda
17 days |
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Kenya & Tanzania Migration Safari

Explore vast African wilderness and experience the abundant wildlife of the Masai Mara and Serengeti.
11 days |

Kenya and Tanzania Raft Bike and Hike

An incredible wildlife safari by raft, bike and hike through the stunning scenery of East Africa
12 days |

Kenya and Tanzania Safari in Comfort

A classic circuit of some of Kenya's and Tanzania's best safari lodges, national parks and wildlife reserves
15 days |

Kenya Chimpanzees

Unforgettable encounter with rhino, chimpanzees and other wildlife of Kenya
3 days |

Kenya Safari Extension

An ideal opportunity to experience the prolific game viewing and safari highlights Kenya is renowned for
6 days |

Lamu Extension

Discover the tranquility, history, art and architecture of Lamu
3 days |

Masai Mara Explorer

Fully supported camping and pure wildlife safari in Kenya's famous Masai Mara
4 days |

Mount Kenya Ascent

A challenging ascent on Kenya's highest peak with the opportunity to view a diversity of wildlife
7 days |
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The Weather in Kenya

The wet seasons in Kenya are generally March–May (‘long rains’) and October–November (‘short rains’). Downpours occur mostly in the late afternoons, with the earlier part of the day generally being warm and sunny. Temperatures in Nairobi range from 11–23˚C in July and 13–28˚C in February. Nairobi and the highlands can get cold, especially in the evenings, during July and August. Kisumu on Lake Victoria can be quite hot and humid.

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