Kenya June - weather

May 5th, 2011, 11:32 PM
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Kenya June - weather

I'm planning ahead to 2012 and trying to fit in a trip utilising the June bank holidays in the UK.

Does anyone have experience of a safari in June in Kenya?
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May 6th, 2011, 01:59 AM
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Rains usually taper off late April Early May

Odds are great you will be fine Eco Camps great there good personal exp.

Happy Hunting,
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May 6th, 2011, 04:03 AM
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Our June trip there in 2004 was wonderful. Nary a drop of rain. Granted a small sample size but I certainly would not shy away from a trip there in June.
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May 6th, 2011, 06:49 AM
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Were the tracks/roads passable after the rains?
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May 6th, 2011, 06:55 AM
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Was there for a week in mid June 2008. Sunny blue skies, cool mornings and great viewing with no Mara traffic .......
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May 7th, 2011, 12:34 AM
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Sunny , wildlife rewarding in Maasai Mara National reserve . Safari with , staying at in Mara , beach holiday in Lamu or Malindi . Other attractions are Samburu Park , Bogoria and Amboseli.
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May 7th, 2011, 07:25 AM
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Am often there in late-May/early-June and not much rain, if any. Some roads might be muddy in Reserves/Parks, but won't inhibit safari.

June is at mid-season rates, so an ideal time to visit; also less visitors. If as fortunate as I was last year, the "migration" started to arrive early (or some of it as not all game move at same time) which surprised many who were there - a bonus!

Depending on how many days you have, there are many choices of where to visit and accommodations at all budgets. Great time to get the luxe properties at very competitive pricing.
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