The nation of Kenya attracts people from all over the world with its abundant natural beauty, wealth of attractions and colourful nightlife scene. Although it is usually adults that venture into this part of the world, family holidays Kenya have become very popular in recent years. What follows is just a few examples of the things that await people who decide to book an unforgettable family holiday Kenya.
Kenya wildlife lovers are sure to want to embark on a safari adventure trip during their stay in Kenya. Kenya safaris are not reserved for adults only, as there are several specially tailored safaris for families to choose from. Family safari trips usually depart from Nairobi and cover several of the area’s stunning parks. Family safaris often last for a week and include travel, accommodation, and special activities for the children to enjoy. The kids are sure to be excited by the opportunity to admire a range of wild animals from inside four wheel drive jeeps.
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Some of the most popular safari destinations in Kenya include the large and lovely Tsavo National Park and Masai Mara and Samburu, while accommodation usually comes in the form of luxurious family sized tents.
There are plenty of opportunities for people who are taking family holidays in Kenya to soak up the sun on the beach. The long stretches of sand in this part of the world are particularly picturesque and are lapped by the cool, clear waters of the Indian Ocean.
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Many of these Kenya beaches offer excellent facilities for families, while people who are travelling with young children can take advantage of the private beaches and pools provided by beachside resorts. People with older children will be able to take part in a wide range of family water sports, such as surfing, snorkelling and sailing.
A large number of vibrant festivals are held throughout the year in Kenya, and many people time their Kenya family holiday to coincide with at least one of these exciting events. The Arts Festival is held over 10 days in March and features a wide range of outdoor performances for people of all ages to enjoy.
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Children and adults alike are sure to adore the acrobatics and dance performances, while music and theatre performances offer an insight into local culture. Animal orientated festivals such as the Rhino Charge in June and the Kenyan Safari Rally in July never fail to excite and entertain visitors.
Other annual festivals and events of interest to visitors to Kenya include the Kenyan Music Festival, the International Camel Derby and Festival, the KSPCA and the Shaggy Dog Show and the Mombasa Carnival, which takes place in November and attracts huge hordes of visitors from all over Kenya and beyond.
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These are just a few of the things that await people who book a family holiday Kenya. The nation also boasts an excellent range of luxurious Kenya hotels, most of which cater to families. Many leading accommodation options offer babysitting services and special children’s clubs, which allow parents to leave the kids behind for an hour or two while they see the sites, safe in the knowledge that they will be well looked after until they return.
Many companies also offer special Kenya family holidays packages that include hotel accommodation, safari trips and a wide range of other activities that are sure to appeal to all members of the family.
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