The Glorious Coast

The Glorious Coast

Silver white sandy beaches – fringed with palms, casaurinas, bright bougainvillea, mangrove swamps and magical creeks, all washed by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. The air is scented with the sweetness of frangipani and refreshed by gentle monsoon breezes. Welcome to the exotic paradise of Kenya’s 480 kilometre-long coast. Gazing calmly out across magical […]

Samburu & Buffalo Springs National Reserves

Samburu & Buffalo Springs National Reserves

Rugged and remote, these wildlife reserves lie within the fascinating semi-desert area of Kenya’s Northern Frontier District. The Samburu National Reserve – a lava plain with steep-sided gullies and rounded hills – is physically dramatic with the great Ololokwe table mountain in the background. The central feature of the reserve is the winding and looping Ewaso Nyiro […]

Kigio Wildlife Conservancy

Kigio Wildlife Conservancy

Kigio Wildlife Conservancy is a noteworthy 3, 500-acre conservancy between Nakuru and Naivasha in Kenya. The beautiful Conservancy with its wide ranging habitats, from riverine and euphorbia woodlands to short grass and Leleshwa shrub, holds approx. 3, 500 heads of wildlife (including the endangered White Rhino and Rothschild Giraffe, a 200 strong herd of buffalo, […]

Wildebeest Migration

Wildebeest Migration

The wildebeest migration takes place within Kenya and Tanzania and is one of the greatest wildlife shows on earth. Between the open plains of the Serengeti and the Masai Mara, thousands of wildebeest and zebras migrate to greener pastures as the seasons change. The precise timing of the Wildebeest Migration changes annually and it is […]

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve

MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE is situated to the west of Nairobi, on Tanzania’s northern border. This 1, 812 km² (700 sq. miles) Reserve is the northern extension of the larger Serengeti National Park – a massive 56, 000 km² (5, 600 sq. miles). The Masai Mara offers wonderful scenery and an abundance of big game. It […]

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK lies below the most famous symbol of Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro 5, 895m (19, 340 ft) the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest free Standing Mountain in the world. The surrounding area is flat, covered by savannah and acacia scrub and the animals stand in silhouette against this towering majestic giant, its […]

THE ABERDARES

THE ABERDARES

THE ABERDARES are a beautiful mountain range in the central highlands of Kenya, for the most part, over 3000m (10, 000ft) in altitude. Within the heart of these mountains is the Aberdares National Park, a magical place of dense forest, and misty moorlands, where icy rivers plunge in glorious cascades and waterfalls. This area is rich […]

Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya

The mountain that named a country, Mount Kenya is Kenya’s highest mountain and the second largest in Africa after Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro. The mountain is about 150 kilometers northwest of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city. Over 10,000 people visit the park each year to see the site. The mountain formed around 3 million years ago and […]

Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha

Just northwest of Nairobi and southeast of Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha is the highest lake in the Great Rift Valley and offers a fantastic place to observe some of the 400 different birds in the region. You can enjoy a visit to the lake from Loldia House, which which sits at the lake edge and […]

The Giraffe Center

The Giraffe Center

Another must-visit attraction to see, the center cares for different Rothschild giraffes as part of a breeding program to help restock national parks and aid the conservation of giraffe populations. Happily, the sanctuary has had high success and is now a major tourist attraction in Nairobi. Thanks to the founders who established the breeding sanctuary […]

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