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Kenya is perfect for all types of travelers. Highlights of Kenya include going on a safari in Masai Mara, clubbing in Nairobi, admire gorgeous Central Island, a visit to Lamu and cycling in Hells Gate National Park. Kenya has some cool backpacker hostels, mostly based in Nairobi. They are perfect for meeting new travel friends and finding budget tours. Kenya is a great country for independent travelers. Don't forget to check out the 'Make a Plan' section on this blog for loads of general backpacking tips. Are you ready for your Kenya adventure?

5 best things to do in Lamu

Lamu is an island at the northern coastal area of Kenya, close to the Somalian border. It is an ideal destination for ending your trip...

Preparing for Kenya: the best Kenyan music!

Bunch of Backpackers selected the best Kenyan music to get you in the mood for your trip to magical Kenya! And if you're not...

Traveling Kenya on a budget

Kenya, the country of amazing wildlife, white-sand beaches and lively cities. Compared to other countries in Africa, Kenya's tourism is well-developed. Traveling around independently is...

How to arrange a budget Kenyan safari?

Kenya is one of the best places in the world to see large game and beautiful bird life. The experiences I’ve had on safari...

Interview with Joost Reintjes, The Dutch ambassador of Kenya

For the Kenya month of Bunch of Backpackers we asked Mr. Joost Reintjes, the Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya to answer some questions about traveling...

An open air tower of Wildebeeste in Lamu, Kenya

In 2011 I took a boat to a small island near the northeastern coast of Kenya: Lamu. Lamu is famous for its rich Swahili...

Hang out with pre-historic fish at the Central Island National Park

The Central Island National Park is located in Lake Turkana and is home to numerous vulcanic craters. Three big craters are filled with small...

There were no one goes: Visit Eliye Springs in Kenya (updated...

 Eliye Springs is an oasis located on the sandy western shores of the Turkana lake in northern Kenya. It lies approximately 40 kilometres east...

How to travel by bus to Lodwar (Kenya)

Traveling by bus to Lodwar in the Turkana district (Northern Kenya) is not for the fainthearted. In 2011 we took the road to the dry...