Kenya immortalised the safari in the eyes of the western world and it's easy to understand why; superb year-round game viewing including large concentrations of elephant and predators
The annual Great Migration, plus the culture of the Masai tribes people, make luxury Kenya & Tanzania holidays the most traditional of African safari destinations one of the best.
Time difference: GMT +3 hours
Flight duration: Nairobi (direct) 8 hours 40 minutes and dar es Salaam (direct) 9 hours 40 minutes
Currency: Kenyan Shilling, Tanzanian Shilling (South African Rand and US dollar are also accepted)
Capital: Nairobi (Kenya), dodoma (Tanzania)
British Airways flies direct to Nairobi and dar es Salaam. Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways fly via Johannesburg.
Typically semi-desert with hot days and cool nights. Traditionally the dry months are June to September. However May to October offer prime game viewing. Midsummer temperatures can climb to over 40 °C.