Facts about the Maasai People.

Facts about the Maasai People.

Here are some facts about the Maasai People: The Maasai people are possibly the most famous ethnic group in East Africa. They are popular because they are one of the few ethic groups that have retained their culture and traditions. The majority of the Maasai inhabit the areas between the Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania. And these are the areas with popular national parks and reserves. (They are known to co-exist with wildlife). The Maasai Mara and Amboseli national park in Kenya. Serengeti and Ngorongoro in Tanzania. The Maasai are the most probable people you’ll meet while on your East African…


Unpacking the Big Five of Africa

The big five of Africa

Africa boasts of its abundant wealth in diverse flora and fauna that captures the hearts and minds of visitors to the continent. Africa is a lovely adventure destination to explore and marvel at the vast Savannah land, amazing wildlife and diverse culture. A few animals, however, have been awarded a very special term, the Big Five of Africa. An African safari is mostly considered incomplete if one doesn’t spot the Big FiveThe famous big five refers to the Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo.

The term was originally derived from the big game hunters who used…


Best places to spot black rhinos in Kenya.

A Kenya safari adventure is one of the best ways to view wild animals in their natural habitat which includes wildlife reserves, conservancies and national parks. The Big Five are the most sought after animals by most visitors seeking to discover the african wildlife. Among the big five is the critically-endangered black rhino. Kenya has one of the best places to spot the black rhino thanks to her effective conservation efforts being undertaken to protect this animals. Due to their low numbers, it is normally not easy to spot them roaming freely in their natural habitat and infact sighting one is considered a lucky moment.
Black rhino population had in the past reduced due to poaching and loss…


Best Kenyan Game Reserves to see the Big Cats.

Best Kenyan Game Reserves to see the Big Cats

Kenya is a year-round safari destination that offers amazing sightings of African wildlife including, the Big cats. The country boasts of diversity which includes enchanting landscapes with sweeping plains that are home to abundant wildlife and also hosts the best Kenyan game reserves to see the big cats.  There are also majestic snow-capped mountains such as Mount Kenya (5199m), as well as tropical palm-fringed beaches along the Indian Ocean coast. The country is bisected by the Great Rift Valley from north to south.

If you’re looking for the best Kenya game reserves to see the big cats, then Masai Mara and Samburu National Reserves are the…


Vital Tips when Travelling to Kenya.

Vital Tips when Travelling to Kenya:
Kenya is a year-round travel destination for business travellers, adventure seekers or holiday makers. The country offers amazing sightings of African wildlife including, the Big 5 and other wild animals.
There are many things that are unpredictable when travelling to Kenya such as weather, wildlife activities, food etc all of which can all impact on the level of service. Besides all that there are some vital tips to to keep in mind when travelling to Kenya. The most essential items to pack are an open mind, patience, and a desire for adventure.

Covid protocols
With the corona pandemic, travel is different all over the world. When travelling to Kenya one requires…


Best Places to See Elephants in Kenya

Best places to see Elephants in Kenya.
African elephants are the largest land mammals and they live mainly in the savanna or rain forests. The elephants are the most iconic wild animals to spot on an African safari in the wildlife parks or reserves. These gentle giants are also members of the so called ‘big five’. They have contributed to economic growth of the areas they are found by boasting tourism leading to economic empowerment of the host community. Although the elephants are the highlight of any adventure safari, thousands are sadly killed and their young calves are left orphaned as a result of poaching. However, successful conservation efforts by various organisations such as save the the elephants,…


Things to Know about Masai Mara

Masai Mara national reserve is one of the most visited reserves in Kenya. Here you’ll find things to know about Masai Mara, a reserve famous for its wealth in wildlife both predators and plain grazers. It is one tourist destination in Kenya that will always have a surprise for you and no matter how many times you visit, you’ll never get enough of what this natural theater of wildlife has to offer. The reserve boasts of a vast savannah wilderness dotted with bushes and isolated trees and a riverine forest along the Mara river that gives life to this expansive reserve. Masai Mara national reserve has acquired a high flier status having been named “the seventh…


Things To Do in Nairobi

Things to do in Nairobi
Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya and also a very important hub in East Africa. The city is normally the starting point of many safari adventures across East Africa region. Nairobi used to be a watering place for the nomadic Maasai people as they herded their cattle. In the late 1890s Nairobi became a supply depot for the Kenya-Uganda Railway construction. It was originally named “Enkare Nairobi” meaning “place of cool waters” in Maasai language.
Initially Mombasa was the capital of the British protectorate, but in 1905 it shifted to Nairobi and the city grew around administration and tourism. As the British settlers started to explore the region, they started using Nairobi as…


Top Routes to Mount Kenya

Top Routes to Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya, located in Central Kenya, is Africa’s second highest mountain after Mount Kilimanjaro inTanzania, with striking and eroded snow-capped peaks, which can be admired from miles away. The mountain is a circular, large symmetrical volcano cone whose diameter at the base is about 12 km. Mount Kenya has three peaks; Batian -5,199m, Nelion – 5,188m and Point Lenana – 4,985m. The mountain has other little known peaks such as Point Piggot -4957m, Point Dutton – 4885m and Point John – 4885m, that are ideal for beginners. The magnificent views over the surrounding region from point Lenana and other high points around the main peaks makes it popular among the mountain climbing enthusiasts….


Interesting Facts About The Elephants

Interesting Facts about the Elephants.
The elephant is the largest mammal that lives on land. These amazing animals are a great attraction and contribute greatly to our tourism with every tourist yearning to sight these gentle giants in their natural habitat. They are also special since they are members of the so called “Big five“. Elephants are thick skinned mammals also known as ‘Pachyderm‘ species. Discover some interesting facts about the elephants.
There are two subspecies which differ in their geographical location, tusk length, and weight. Forest elephants, typically reside in rain forests. They have more slender tusks and are smaller in than Savanna elephants who are commonly found in the savanna grasslands.



Amazing facts about the annual wildebeest migration

Amazing facts about the annual wildebeest migration

One of the most unique natural phenomenon in the world is the annual wildebeest migration which takes place in both in Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya and Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. From the month of July to October is the best time to book your Masai Mara migration adventure safari. This will allow you to witness massive wildebeests’ herds as they move across the Masai Mara Plains and as they cross the crocodile infested Mara River. Here are some amazing facts about the annual wildebeest migration.


Unique adventure activities in Ol Pejeta

Unique adventure activities in Ol Pejeta

Unique adventure activities in Ol Pejeta

Situated on the equator west of Nanyuki, between the foothills of Mount Kenya and the Aberdares, Ol Pejeta Conservancy works to conserve wildlife. It is home to the largest black rhino population in East Africa and also the last two remaining Northern white rhinos. One can engage in a number of unique adventure activities in Ol pejeta. Ol Pejeta Conservancy is also home to an abundance of wildlife, including the Big Five, chimpanzees Grevy’s zebras, Jackson’s hartebeests, cheetahs among others.

A safari to Ol…