Arriving in Nairobi

Plan your flights to Nairobi with Etihad Airways to enjoy the scenic landscape and well-kept wildlife sanctuaries that are home to a number of diverse wild animals. Also, take some time to enjoy and appreciate the rich history and culture of the city.

Plan Your Nairobi Holiday

Nairobi is famous for safaris, and tourism is increasing rapidly in this city as a result, with the emphasis on the summer months. Nairobi is a destination which can be enjoyed all year round, however, with plenty to attract visitors. Museums, religious buildings and the opportunity to sample the way of life in this African city all contribute to its popularity.

You can expect to find a good package if you want to travel to Nairobi in the months of June and July when the temperatures are moderate and the safari season is in full swing. We advise you to book your tickets to Nairobi as early as possible if you want to visit the city during the safari season. Cheap hotels in Nairobi are available during peak season but need to be booked well in advance. For information on flight deals to Nairobi please visit our Deals section.

Flying from Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in Nairobi? Consider Lusaka

Book your flights to Lusaka with Etihad Airways and prepare for an exotic African adventure of contrast and lasting memories. Experience the hustle and bustle of a cityscape in the throes of development alongside great expanses of protected and preserved natural habitat.

Plan Your Lusaka Visit

Zambia is a fascinating destination; it is located in one of the more watery African regions with lakes, waterfalls and predictable rainfall. Lusaka still maintains its African appeal and gives access to a host of opportunities to experience native wildlife, either through excursions or specialist facilities like reptile parks. Museums tell of the intriguing history and culture of the city. The best months to travel to Lusaka are between June and October when the recent rains ensure a rich habitat.

Given the popularity of safari trips, we recommend that you book tickets to Lusaka early so as not to miss the season for wildlife watching. Finding cheap hotels in Lusaka is relatively easy as there are plenty to choose from. More specialist accommodation, such as safari camps, can be booked up quickly, so make arrangements early to avoid disappointment. Don’t forget to consult our Deals section to access the best flight deals to Lusaka.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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