Fun Things to do in Naivasha

Naivasha is a unique tourist destination on the floor of the Great Rift Valley with a variety of fun things to do for all types of adventure seekers. It’s proximity to Nairobi, makes it an excellent getaway location and you can also include it with any Kenya safari tour package. The distance from Nairobi to Naivasha is 110 km and it will take you approximately 2 hours by road. What makes Naivasha a unique getaway destination is the iconic Lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha owes its name to the sudden storms that occur there. In fact, the name Naivasha comes from Nai’posha, in the local Maasai language which means rough waters. Lake Naivasha is the second largest fresh…


Do You Know The Big Five?

Do You Know The Big Five?

If you’re planning an African safari holiday, the first thing that comes to mind is the Big Five and hence the question – Do You Know The Big Five? 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.

What exactly is the Big Five and what makes them so special to be included in this list? The term “Big Five” originally referred to animals that were difficult and dangerous to gun down…


Which are the Best Beaches in Kenya?

Many tourists wishing to have a beach holiday in Kenya always ask this question: “Which are the Best Beaches in Kenya?”

Kenya is a phenomenal beach holiday destination for any holiday maker interested in a tropical beach retreat where you’re assured of maximum relaxation and comfort.

The Kenyan coast is lined with endless and pristine white sand beaches and swaying palm trees fringing the warm inviting waters of the Indian Ocean. The Kenyan coast has a long and exotic history, its calm blue waters facilitated the traditional passage of the Arabian spice trade.


The coastline south of Mombasa is a tropical paradise…


Amazing Facts about the Samburu Special Five

Amazing facts about the Samburu Special Five

All kinds of wildlife exist in this wilderness north-east of Mount Kenya, but the most interesting are the special five herbivores found north of the equator and here we will cover amazing facts about the Samburu Special Five: Grevy’s zebra, gerenuk, reticulated giraffe, Beisa Oryx and the Somali ostrich.

Samburu is a six-hour drive from Nairobi along the highway that leads to the central Kenyan highlands before descending into the warmer Laikipia Plateau.

While Samburu is smaller than other Kenyan parks and reserves, its diverse wildlife tend to cluster closer together near the life-giving Ewaso Ng’iro River, making it an ideal…


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.

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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…


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…


Epic Places to Visit in Nairobi

Epic Places to Visit 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…


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…