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Cheap flights from Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is an East African country, with its Indian Ocean coast lying between Somalia to the north east and Tanzania to the south. It is surrounded by Ethiopia and South Sudan to the north and Uganda to the west. Kenya is a founding member of the East African Community (EAC). The city of Nairobi serves as its capital and is also its largest city and one of the largest in Africa. Its official languages are English and Kiswahili. In addition, there are around 72 indigenous languages spoken across the country. When travelling to Kenya, bring summer clothing as the country has a tropical climate, which varies by location. The coast is hot and humid, the inland is temperate, and the north and northeast parts are very dry.

Where to go

Nairobi, the capital and largest city of Kenya, is best known as the "Green City in the Sun", and is surrounded by numerous expanding villa suburbs. It is one of Africa’s most prominent cities, and serves as home to thousands of local businesses and more than 100 major international companies and organisations.

However, Nairobi’s most distinct feature is being the safari capital of Africa. The city is surrounded 113 km² (70 mi²) of plains, cliffs, and forest, which comprise the Nairobi National Park. It is home to massive herds of Zebra, Wildebeest, Buffalo, Giraffe, Lion, Cheetah, Hippo, Rhino, and more than 400 species of birds. There’s also Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, which takes in orphaned elephant calves and rhinos; and Mamba Village, home to ostriches and crocodiles. Visit Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi Gallery, Karen Blixen Museum, Uhuru Gardens, Bomas of Kenya, and Jamia Mosque.

Jeddah, located on the Red Sea in western Saudi Arabia, can be reached by plane from Nairobi in around three hours. It is a port and trading city, and also a major commercial centre in the country, largely known for its shopping districts, restaurants, and cafes. In addition, Jeddah also serves as the main entry point for pilgrims making the Hajj pilgrimage to the two sacred cities of Islam, Mecca and Medina.

Visit Al-Balad (Old Town), which is the city’s main attraction, where you’ll find ancient building, traditional souqs (markets), and multi-storey coral houses. Check out its numerous souqs and feast your eyes on a sea of colourful dresses among the traditional black.

Roughly nine hours from Nairobi is Brussels, the capital city of Belgium and of Brussels Capital Region. Brussels serves as the base of several European institutions, and has a mixed influence of cultures – the Germanic in the North and the Romance in the South. Prior to wandering around, it is recommended to purchase a Brussels Card, which offers a free guidebook, free entry to many museums, free use of public transit, and discounts at various shops, restaurants, and attractions. Check out numerous places like Grand Place-Grote Markt, which is surrounded by centuries-old buildings and the city tower; Atomium, an iconic landmark that plays an important part in international tourism; and Basiliek van het Heilig Hart / Basilique du Sacré Coeur, the fifth-biggest church in the world, with a striking interior and offers a majestic view over the city and the surrounding areas.

How to get out

There are a number of airports that serve Kenya, including Eldoret International Airport, Moi International Airport, and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The last one is located in Nairobi’s central business district, offering scheduled flights to destinations in more than 50 countries. Some of the airlines serving this airport include African Express Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Fly SAX, Jubba Airways, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM Mozambique Airlines, Lufthansa, Precision Air, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, and Turkish Airlines.

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