Kenya Safari in May feature high level of rainfalls, which is the Key obstacle you have to put up with.
Kenya adventure in May guarantee you the off-peak tourist season in Kenya which normally comes in with the green season in full swing.
Wildlife spotting can be tricky due to animals taking shelter, but photo opportunities are amazing.
The Weather in May is features a maximum temperature of up to 27 °C during the day and drastically drops to 11 °C in the night.
The average amount of rainfall 120mm with up to 5 hours sunshine.
No worries, you will be able to bath, the average water temperature 28 °C.
Besides, all our lodges, budget tented camps and luxury safari lodges in Kenya are all en-suite with hot overhead running shower.
Kenya Safari in May in Summary:
Expect to put up with lots of Rain during this time of you travel throughout the month.
There is very little dust in the air, ad again a lot of mosquitoes due to numerous floodwaters in the parks and rivers near the lodges.
Tall grasses, dispersed Kenya wildlife and muddy tracks make for difficult wildlife sightings, but this may appeal to the safari-goers seeking a challenge.
It’s the best time to travel to Kenya for those who are looking forward to something quieter, less crowded and almost half travel prices.
Where to go for a Kenya Safari in May:
Due to lots of rain, unlimited sunshine hours and lower night temperatures make it unbearable to be at the beach.
In essence, it may is not a very good moth for a safari to the Kenya coastal beaches.
It’s the worst month of Kenya travel for the sunbathers.
Water clarity is at its worst as compared to the other months, hence a bad news for divers and snorkelers as well.
Wildlife may be more difficult to spot in May due to the overgrown vegetations.
However, the profusion of greenery, colorful flowers throughout Kenya’s protected areas can be a real boon for those interested in their flora.
Kenya off Season Safari Packages:
The best time to visit Kenya is during the Dry season from late June to October of each and every year.
If you are planning an ideal Kenya safari, these are the best wildlife viewing months in Kenya.
The great wildebeest migration usually reaches the Masai Mara game reserve from as early as late June
The Great Migration is at its peak in July, August, September, and remains until late October of yearly.
Consequently, the wildebeest herds will then move back to the Serengeti in Tanzania making the great migration safari at its peak in Tanzania Serengeti Ngurumeti River.
Generally speaking, Kenya Wildlife game viewing is good year-round, but this can differ for some parks.
It’s also important to note that timing is quite crucial to catch the great migration river crossing either in Kenya Masai Mara and Tanzania Serengeti National park.
Safari in May falls under the off-peak tourist season in Kenya hence the cheapest time to go to Kenya.
Most of the Kenya Safari packages and accommodation prices are at their lowest, almost ¼ the normal Market Kenya safari prices.
It’s important to check with our travel specialist.
We have dedicated tour operators who will always serve you with the first-hand trip information anytime.
What to Pack for Kenya Safari in May?
Waterproofs are essential for all activities, but make sure to bring layers as well since temperatures fluctuate between the days and the evenings.
Keep your camera at the ready to take advantage of the lush foliage and shifting palette of clouds in the sky.
Book your Kenya safari with us today with confidence.
Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey.
Hereinbelow find the samples of our Kenya Safari packages in May.
Top safari packages listed by our Travel advisors.
7 Days/6 Nights Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, and Amboseli Kenya Trip
4 Days/3 nights Kenya Trip to Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru
5 Days/ 4 nights Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari Tour
4 Nights/5 Days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, and Lake Naivasha Adventure Tours
6 Days/5 Nights Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, and Amboseli Safari Tour
7 days Safari in Kenya Samburu, Nakuru, mara, sweetwaters personal touch Adventure
7 Nights/8 Days Customized Kenya Family Safari Tours -Samburu, Sweet waters Nakuru, mara, sweetwaters
9 Days / 8 Nights Kenya-Tanzania safaris in April/May/June and august
3 Days Kenya Masai mara Safari in May
Maasai Mara National Reserve is the best known (and most visited) of Kenya’s national parks.
The Mara National Reserve, which adjoins the Serengeti in Tanzania just across the border.
Kenya Masai Mara Game reserve is the best park to visit in the month of May as it guarantees you all the Africa’s “big five” that lives here:
African big five of Kenya include; lion, elephant, rhino, Cape buffalo, and leopard.
Other hundreds of thousands of other animals, including giraffe, warthog, hyena, and wildebeest.
Do feel free to tailor-make any trip of your choice through the help of our travel specialist.
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Here, you can spot the long-necked gerenuk, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, and Beisa oryx.
There’s simply no nature adventure on Earth to match Masai Mara Tour Experience | Masai Mara Safari Trip | 2 Days Kenya Wildebeest Migration Safaris | From $240 PP — $360 PP
Experience the best of Mount Kilimanjaro’s view from an excellent breathtaking Amboseli National Park. We have a variety of safari accommodations for you.
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