Immerse yourself in nature with a safari in Kenya. Visit some of the top wildlife areas in Africa, boasting pristine landscapes and impressive numbers of game and birds. Combine this with cultural tours to the Masai and Samburu villages, two popular tribes that co-exist with wild animals.
- Kenya boasts an incredible and diverse topography that includes – flat desert landscapes, snow-capped mountains, extensive forests, the Rift Valley complete with hot springs and extinct volcanoes plus islands and coral reefs.
- The country has over 20 national parks and game reserves, most of them host Africa’s Big 5
- Kenya has an unspoilt coastline where visitors are treated to some of the world’s best diving and snorkelling.
- Find the ideal accommodation that suits your budget and preferences – there are luxury safari lodges, rustic campsites, hotels and beachfront resorts.
MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK
Reaching a height of 5,199 meters above sea level, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation. Visitors can enjoy mountain climbing, camping and caving with the mountain’s rugged glacier-clad peaks providing the perfect backdrop.
MASAI MARA TRIBE
The Maasai people of East Africa live in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania along the Great Rift Valley on semi-arid and arid lands. The Maasai occupy a total land area of 160,000 square kilometres with a population of approximately one-half million people. Nomadic and subsistence farmers, they’re best known for their colourful dress, intricate bead necklaces and their dancing that involves high jumping.
WHAT TO LOVE ABOUT KENYA
- MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE: Pick a time that coincides with the Annual Wildebeest Migration and enjoy an intense wildlife spectacle with scintillating predator-prey interactions. Guaranteed sightings of the Big 5 plus large numbers of hippo pods and crocodiles in the Mara River will make your safari unrivalled.
- LAIKIPIA, CENTRAL HIGHLANDS: Enjoy an off the beaten track wildlife experience in this picturesque region where half of Kenya’s black and white rhino populations are found. If you are an avid birder, the 1,100 bird species in Laikipia will blow your mind.
- SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE: The best of Kenya’s national parks, Samburu National Reserve affords visitors an off the beaten track safari in an unspoilt wilderness. Enjoy frequent sightings of the big cats and species endemic to the northern region.
- AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK: Visit this park for a chance to get close to free-ranging elephants that carry some of the largest tusks in Africa. Plan a bush wedding and exchange vows with Mount Kilimanjaro as your backdrop. This is the best spot to meet the Masai tribes, people.
- NAIROBI: Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi has grown into a modern city with many shops, hotels and restaurants opening up. For meat lovers, the Carnivore restaurant has just about every option imaginable. For a unique experience, stay at the quaint Giraffe Manor, where these elegant animals roam the gardens.
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