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Best Places to see Hippos in Kenya, Kenya is one of the best places in Africa to see Hippos. A hippo is one of the most sought after animals during a safari for many travelers visiting Kenya. Here below are the best places to see hippos in Kenya.
Maasai Mara National Reserve
The Mara is one of the finest wildlife destinations in the world. The reserve offers excellent chances of seeing schools of hippos in various hippo pools and rivers in the reserve.
Hippo Pool at Nairobi National Park
Nairobi National Park hippo pool is the main concentration of hippos of this park. The park is located just 7 kilometers away from Nairobi. Nairobi National Park is unique in being the only protected area in the world with a variety of animals and birds close to the capital city.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National park is surrounded by the Kilimanjaro Mountains the park is home to the rare spectacled elephant shrew to the huge bulk of African Elephants. seeing hippos in this park will give you superb pictures with Kilimanjaro as a backdrop
Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru is one of the beautiful national parks in Kenya, with its alkaline lake home to the pink flamingos you also have a great opportunity to see hippos, cheetahs, lions, leopards, buffaloes and rhinos.
Our Popular Kenya Safari packages that include sighting Hippos
- 2 Days Masai Mara Kenya Safari
- 3 Days Kenya Masai Mara Safari
- 4 Days Kenya Wildebeest Migration Safari
- 5 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari
- 7 Days Best of Kenya Adventure Safari
- 8 Days Kenya and Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari
- 8 Days Kenya Big Five Safari
- 8 Days Ultimate Kenya Safari
- 13 Days Combined Kenya and Tanzania Safari
How to book a safari to Kenya?
Booking a Safari Trip to Kenya to see hippos, once you have your planned dates of travel confirmed we will need you to send us an email here so that we check for availability of services online once we confirm all services are available for your planned dates we will let you know so that we can send you a draft itinerary to start planning for your safari trip to Kenya. Once you confirm the itinerary we will send you an invoice for you to make a deposit, Once the payment is done and we have received it on our account we will go ahead and secure all services accordingly. It is advised to book your safari to Kenya in advance at least 2-3 months’ prior your visit especially if you are planning to travel in the peak season of June to October.
Kenya Tourist Visa Advice
You will need to purchase the tourist visa to get to Kenya. Many travelers prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Kenya this is the best option and you will be able to get the Kenya Tourist Visa online upon paying USD51.00 for Tourist Visa
Where to stay best for sighting Hippos in Kenya
Lodge options to stay in where best to see Hippos in Kenya range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Contact us here for details.
What is the best time to see Hippos in Kenya?
Sighting Hippos in Kenya is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November this offers great sightings and easy shoots.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari Trip to Kenya to see Hippos?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Kenya. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine Kenya safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about the Best Places to see Hippos in Kenya.