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Things to do in Kenya

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Kenya. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Kenya attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Kenya to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Kenya.

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  • Abercrombie & Kent

    The Abercrombie & Kent travel agency began as an African safari company, founded by Geoffrey Kent and his parents in 1962. Today, the company organ... More
  • Alilamu

    Attractive collection of modern African folk art and abstract paintings. More
  • Aman

    Best shop on the island for stylish clothing: Kenyan-made leather bags and belts; beaded leather sandals; soft linen slacks. More
  • Anna Trzebinski

    Furniture, beaded suede jackets, kikoi robes, and housewares from the Nairobi designer. The waterfront space is her first freestanding shop stocked... More
  • Ashish Sanghrajka

    Special booking: Escorted clients on a pilgrimage to the Gujarati holy site of Palitana, in northwestern India. They climbed 4,000 steps to the tem... More
  • Cox & Kings

    Founded in 1758, Cox & Kings is the oldest travel company in the world, and it prides itself on using its 250 years of experience to provide client... More
  • EpicQuest

    Guides who moonlight as serious athletes—including Olympic gold medalist skier Tommy Moe—serve up untracked powder and all-but-undiscovered surf br... More
  • Jeanie Fundora

    Insider clout: For VIP American clients in need of top security for a trip to East Africa, Fundora arranged to charter the private helicopter of a ... More
  • Julian Harrison

    Insider clout: In Limpopo, Harrison arranges access to the 19th hole at Legend Golf & Safari Resort—the longest, as well as the highest, par three ... More
  • Kensington Tours

    A vast range of personalized itineraries, including working on archaeological digs in Israel and trekking to see gorillas in Rwanda, while staying ... More
  • Lamu Museum

    Originally a 19th-century Swahili home, this tidy museum contains rare ceremonial horns, furniture, jewelry, and other artifacts related to the his... More
  • Masai Mara National Reserve

    At the Masai Mara National Reserve you're sure to see lions, elephants, and rhinos. More
  • Micato Safaris

    Since 1966, the Pinto family of Kenya and New York has been welcoming guests to Africa with an extraordinary level of service and in-country expert... More
  • Noorjehan Collections

    Jeweler Gemini Desai designs necklaces and other treasures with ancient trade beads, both precious and fun, from around the world. More

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