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Kenya Safari Tours from India

Unleash Your Wildest Dreams: Kenya Safari Tours from India

Kenya, the the heart of African safari, beckons you with the promise of an unforgettable adventure.  Kenya safari tours from India should be in your bucketlist. Imagine the thrill of witnessing a pride of lions lazing in the golden savannah, the thunderous trumpet of a majestic elephant, or the graceful dance of zebras against a backdrop of breathtaking sunsets. Kenya safari tours from India are not just a trip; they are a transformative experience that will leave you breathless, humbled, and forever changed.

How to Get into Kenya from India?

There are several airlines that offer flights from  India to Kenya, including: Kenya Airways, Air India, Indigo, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, Oman Air, Qatar Airways among otehr

Flight times can vary depending on the airline, route, and number of layovers. Expect travel time to range from 6 to 14 hours.

Here’s a quick comparison of flight options:

  • Non-stop flights: These are the fastest option, but may also be the most expensive. There are direct flights to Nairobi from India through airports such as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM)
  • Flights with one layover: This is the most common option and offers a good balance between travel time and cost. You can find layovers in cities like Addis Ababa, Dubai, or Doha.
  • Flights with multiple layovers: These flights will be the cheapest, but will also take the longest amount of time.
Flights from India to Kenya
Flights from India to Kenya

Travel Requirements into Kenya from India:


  • Your passport must be valid for at least six months from your arrival date in Kenya and have at least two blank pages for entry stamps.


  • The Kenya visa application process is exclusively online, and passengers must have an e-visa before flying into the country. ALL travelers coming to Kenya are required to apply and pay for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) . Applications for Kenya’s eTA should be submitted at least 3 days prior to travel to ensure adequate time for authorization. Travelers can submit their applications up to 3 months before travel. It is highly recommended that travelers apply as soon as they have booked their accommodations and transport tickets. You can apply for the eTA here:

Yellow Fever Vaccination

  • All visitors travelling from India to Kenya are required to be vaccinated against yellow fever with an international certificate proving so. While there is no health check on departure from India, you will be checked upon your return.

Malaria Recommendations for Kenya

  • Most of Kenya lies in a moderate-risk zone for malaria, with the exceptions of the city of Nairobi and the highlands. Risk of transmission is year-round. Therefore, it is recommended you consult your doctor to see whether you should take malaria prophylaxis before entering Kenya. The course should start 24 hours before entering Kenya and should be taken for 6 weeks after leaving the country.Other prevention methods such as using mosquito repellent and sleeping under a mosquito net are also recommended.
  • As always, when travelling to any destination, please be sure you are up to date with all routine vaccinations. Commonly recommended vaccinations for travel to Africa include the following: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Yellow Fever, Rabies, and Meningitis. Visit your doctor several weeks before your trip to ensure that you have all the vaccines and medications you need.

Travelling within Kenya on your safari

There are several ways to travel within Kenya on your safari, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Here’s a breakdown of the most common options:

Light Aircraft

  • Advantages: This is the fastestway to travel between safari destinations, especially if the distances are large. You’ll get incredible aerial views of the Kenyan landscape and might even spot wildlife from above! L
  • Disadvantages: Flying can be expensive, and may not be suitable for everyone, especially those who dislike small planes. Additionally, luggage restrictions are stricter than with other forms of transportation.

Safari Land Cruiser/Safari van

Safari landcruiser
  • Advantages: This is the most common mode of transportation for safaris in Kenya. Land Cruisers and safari vans are specially designed for off-road travel and offer excellent vantage points for wildlife viewing. They typically seat up to seven or eight people, allowing for an interactive safari experience with your guide and fellow travelers.
  • Disadvantages: Rides on bumpy terrain can be rough, so be prepared for some jostling. Travel times can be longer than flying, especially between distant locations.


  • Advantages: The newly built Madaraka Express train offers a comfortable and scenic journey between Nairobi and Mombasa. This can be a great option if you are combining a beach vacation with your safari.
  • Disadvantages: You can board the only when in a safari in Amboseli National Park and Tsavo National Parks. For the rest of the parks you must travel to Nairobi to board the train to Kenyan coast

The best mode of transportation for your safari will depend on your budget, itinerary, and preferences. Discuss these factors with us when booking your trip to ensure you choose the most suitable option for your dream Kenyan adventure!

Which are some of popular safari packages in Kenya?

Kenya offers a wide variety of safari packages to suit different interests and budgets. Here are some of the most popular ones:

  • The Classic Masai Mara Safari: This is a must-do for any first-time visitor to Kenya. The Masai Mara National Reserve is world-renowned for its incredible concentration of wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, and rhino) and the annual wildebeest migration.
  • Cheetahs with a backdrop of Saunterland Land Cruiser in Masai Mara
    Cheetahs with a backdrop of Saunterland Land Cruiser in Masai Mara

    Amboseli National Park Safari: This park is famous for its breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Amboseli is also home to a large elephant population and is a great place to see these gentle giants up close.

  • Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks Safari: Tsavo East is the largest national park in Kenya and is known for its vast red-colored plains and diverse wildlife. Tsavo West is home to volcanic landscapes, palm groves, and the elusive black rhino.
  • Lake Nakuru National Park Safari: This park is famous for its large flocks of flamingos that turn the lake pink. Lake Nakuru is also a great place to see rhinos, lions, and leopards.
    Image of Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya

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