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Africa is a vast continent, stretching over 11,730,000 square miles, with a population of 1.2 billion people spread over 54 countries, speaking anywhere from 1,250 to 3,000 native languages. Since most people think of lions, elephants and other wildlife when thinking of Africa, let's take a closer look at Kenya for an African safari.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Africa (Kenya)

Being on the equator, in Kenya one doesn't refer to winter and summer, but rather to the wet and the dry season. During the wet season, December to May, the temperatures range between 75 and 81 degrees and it rains every day. There's an intense humidity on the coastal areas. During the dry season, June to November, the temperatures fluctuate between 73 to 92 degrees with hardly any rain at all.

Airlines that Fly to Africa (Kenya)

No airlines fly directly from Canada to Kenya. To reach this destination from Canada, passengers fly to London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris or another major city and catch a connecting flight with Lufthansa, KLM, Brussels Airways, and others. Flight time between Canada and Kenya is 15 hours spanning a distance of 8,082 miles. To stay on top of cheap flights and deals you can subscribe to Skyscanner's price alert.

What to See and Do in Africa (Kenya)

Kenya's main attraction are safaris where you can visit Mara River in the Masai Mara National Reserve, the Tsavo National Park East, and the Amboseli National Park to name but a few. Tours are organized via an open jeep. In Nairobi, you can visit the Giraffe Center, the Karura Forest, the National Park and Karen Blixen Museum. In Mombasa, there are parks and museums, not to mention endless shopping possibilities. To relax and have fun in the water, there's no other like Diani Beach.

What to Expect when Arriving at the Airport in Nairobi

The sizeable building is passenger friendly with clear ceiling indicators how to get to the arrivals hall. As in any international airport, Jomo Kenyatta features a number of shops, restaurants, and bars. There are banks for currency exchange and cash machines. There's a business center, a car rental, a children's play area and a prayer room.

To get from Jomo Kenyatta airport to your hotel, the airport has regular shuttle buses and a taxi rank just outside of the arrivals hall. The distance between the airport and Nairobi is about 10 miles.

Visiting Kenya is an experience of a lifetime. Not only are you guaranteed the sunny weather, with or without a welcome shower, the safari parks are unlike any other in the world.

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