Long rains mean accommodation is much quieter and prices are low.
Wildlife is harder to spot, some tracks are impassable and mosquitoes are rife.
(Nov & Dec)
Short rains fall in October and November, but travel is still possible.
Prices at most lodges and parks drop on 1 November, but advance reservations are still required.
(Jul-Oct, Jan & Feb)
Wildebeest in the Mara from mid-July to October.
January and February offer hot, dry weather good for wildlife watching.
Sky-high lodge prices, especially July to October. Book coastal accommodation in advance.