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Masai Mara has over 135 lodges and tented camps spread over Masai Mara National Reserve and the Greater Mara Conservancies of Mara North, Ol Chorro, Lemek, Ol Kinyei, Koiyaki, Naboisho, Siana, Olare Orok, Motorogi, Enonkishu and Trans Mara. Here we feature selected lodges that often feature in our itineraries

Across Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zanzibar and Seychelles, East Africa has attractions unique to it. East Africa has the greatest concetration of game parks and beaches combined, more than any region in Africa. Where there is variety, there are many choices for best value holidays and East Africa is a great choice. We invite you to explore each of these

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Lake Nakuru offers the spectator a jaw dropping sight of the infamous pink carpet, as millions of lesser flamingo flock and fringe the shores of the shallow alkaline soda lake set beneath the high cliffs of the eastern Great Rift Valley. Its an Ornithologist's paradise with yet over 400+ species noted.


Nakuru has more than just flamingoes and birds of prey. The National Park made up of lush forests and plunging waterfalls is sanctuary for both black & white rhino, huge herds of waterbuck, zebra, buffalo and the endangered Rothschild giraffe.



Amboseli, 'the land of giants' is one of the most popular destinations for Kenya safaris. This is a place of wide arid plains where the horizon stretches out to meet the sky. Amboseli is best known for it's large herds of elephant, zebra, wildebeest and impala. The park centers around a huge hill with fantastic views of the plains as well as an impressive view of Tanzania's snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro in the distance.

The parks acacia forest makes for good birding and is habitat to many smaller species and cheetah are often spotted here. A great place for walking safaris and bird-watching. Many Maasai communities are centered around Amboseli National Park, lending a terrific cultural experience.

Naivasha's is Kenya's most popular getaway. In close proximity to Nairobi, Naivasha is truly a relax city and home of great short tours. Oserengoni Conservancy is home to well conserved big 5, Crescent Game Sanctuary is the world's best walking park where safari goers can view herbivores of all kinds. Crater Lake Game Sanctuary offers a similar experience.

Lake Naivasha, a large shallow freshwater lake dotted with papyrus trees, is a world class birding destination about a one hours drive from Nairobi. The fish eagle is a common site along with hundreds of other species of bird life. The lake is adjacent to Hells Gate National Park, which is named so due to the massive red tinged cliffs surrounding a geothermal interior with bubbling hot springs. The lake draws a great range of game from giraffe, hartebeest, zebra, gazelle, impala, hippo and Colobus monkeys. Boat trips on the lake are available, walking tours, biking, hiking and rock climbing can also be done in the park

Samburu, Buffalo Springs & Shaba National Parks, set in the semi-desert regions of northern Kenya, is where water yields life. Meandering through all three reserves and creating lush verdant river bank forests, the Ewaso Nyiro river draws great numbers of wildlife and some species not found elsewhere in Kenya.


The Samburu, Shaba & Buffalo Spings regions are the best place to find species endemic to northern Kenya; oryx, gerenuk, reticulated giraffe, Grevy's zebra and the palm nut vulture. Samburu's lion and leopard lie in prey among the riverine forests, which are in stark contrast to the arid, thorny acacia studded plains frequented by large herds of elephant, cheetah and an occasional pack of African hunting dogs.


The Samburu people are truly fascinating. Mainly herders of camel and goat, but share a great deal of ancestral ties with the Maasai. You often see the herders leading their flocks to the river for water.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a 110,000 acre wildlife conservancy that has a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any Kenyan national park and is one of only four private game conservancies to have been founded in Kenya that has great success stories. It is home to the world's last 3 Northern White Rhinos and is a great sanctuary for chimps.

It is host to all the members of the ‘Big Five' (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard), and at the forefront of the Kenyan conservancy programme, the conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, hosts the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya, and shelters large numbers of rare and endangered species. The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta guarantees an unforgettable safari experience

This category features the most popular safaris not more than 5 nights including the first night stay in Nairobi upon arrival. The selection of the short safaris takes advantage of Kenya's best especially for first time safari goers.

On a visit to Kenya  especially on business trip or short stay, it is recommended that you take short trips and excursions as you familiarize yourself with the city and its people. Top excursions and trips include a visit to The Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Kazuri Beads Factory (for those souvenirs that say you have beeen to Africa) and also have lunch at the Carnivore.

  • Mombasa and the southern coastline (Diani / Ukunda) with turquoise blue waters and white sand beaches are a perfect holiday get-away that many suggest is a tropical paradise. The Indian Ocean's colorful coral reefs and drop-offs are a scuba divers haven with sea turtles, dolphins and a plethora of reef fish. Verdant green coastal rainforest border the beaches are prolific with primates and birdlife. Shimoni, Lamu, Malindi and Watamu are some other coastal areas offering everything from a relaxing beach holiday to deep-sea fishing.
  • Malindi is one of the oldest towns in eastern Africa, as a trade port dating back to the 9th century. Tourism in Kenya started in Malindi as Europeans looked for safari and beach holidays. The town of Malindi hasn't changed much in the past hundred or so years, with small shops, beautiful beaches and friendly multi-national local residents.
  • Watamu is located approximately 120 km north of Mombassa and 20 km south of Malindi, on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya.

    Watamu meaning "sweet people" in Swahili is a small fishing village and seaside tourist resort, which can boast three of the best idyllic bays on the East African coast. A haven for hundreds of species of fish and coral formations, Watamu Bay, Blue Lagoon and Turtle Bay are protected as part of the Watamu Marine National Park.

    Watamu Beach, a marine park protected by KWS (Kenya Wildlife Service) in Watamu. The beaches are amazing and go on for miles. The sea is warm and inviting and the people are some of the friendliest people you could meet. Their smiles are wide and genuine while their pace of life is so relaxed. A visit to Watamu is more than a holiday it’s an adventure.

  • Lamu Island & the Lamu Archipelago is a historical town with surrounding smaller islands that's been a trading center for the Persian Gulf region and India since the 11th century. The island is remote and not very frequently traveled, so transit can be lengthy and difficult.
  • Close proximity to Tsavo East & West and Shimba Hills Reserve can easily be combined for a beach & safari holiday combination.

On a visit to Kenya  especially on business trip or short stay, it is recommended that you take a tour of the city, short trips and excursions as you familiarize yourself with the country and its people. Top excursions and trips include a visit to The Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Kazuri Beads Factory (for those souvenirs that say you have beeen to Africa), Nairobi National Park, Bomas of Kenya, National Museum & Snake Park, Curios Market (on different locations and days during the week / weekend) and also have lunch at the Carnivore.

Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25–50 kilometres (16–31 mi) off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar) and Pemba. The capital is Zanzibar City, located on the island of Unguja. Its historic centre is Stone Town, which is a World Heritage Site. Zanzibar is key coastal tourism destination in Eastern Africa.

In Kenya's Masai Mara, these safaris are 3-5 nights specifically focusing on the migration phenomena between July - Oct,  normally called peak season. The famed animals move across the Kenyan border to Tanzania northern parks and the best months to visit are February to March (calving season), June (afte the rains cease in April and May) & December (when they have settled in central Serengeti)

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Masai Mara National Reserve

World Travel Awards winners for the last 4 years running (2013 to 2016) for the best national park in Africa, Masai Mara Game Reserve is regarded as the best destination for safari game drives in the world. Serviced by accommodation of all budget classes, Masai Mara is greatly supplemented by nearby conversancies for private holiday experiences.

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Coastal Beaches of Zanzibar

Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25–50 kilometres (16–31 mi) off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar) and Pemba. The capital is Zanzibar City, located on the island of Unguja. Its historic centre is Stone Town, which is a World Heritage Site. Zanzibar is key coastal tourism destination in Eastern Africa.

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Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park lies in Central Kenya, 160 Kilometers north-west of Nairobi, in Nakuru district of the Rift Valley Province. Lake Nakuru National Park is highly photogenic and provides beautiful panorama especially if residing in the hill top lodges of Lion Hill & Nakuru Sopa.

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Tsavo West & Chyulu

Tsavo West and Tsavo East National Parks forms one of the largest National parks in the world and covers a massive 4% of Kenya’s total land area. Tsavo West Mtito Andei Gate is 233 km South of Nairobi and 250 km North of Mombasa on the main Nairobi- Mombasa Road. Distance Nairobi-Mtito Andei: 233 km - Mtito Andei-Voi: 96 km - Voi-Mombasa: 153 km. From Malindi, take the western road (C103) and enter in the park via Sala gate

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Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park is one of Kenya's oldest and largest National Parks at the eastern edge of the inland plateau. Here you find bushy grasslands and rocky open plains alternating with semi-arid acacia scrub and woodland, with the Galana River cutting a green swathe across the park

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Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is located in Loitoktok District, Rift Valley Province and the main road into the park is from Nairobi via Namanga (240 km) on the Nairobi - Arusha Road, through Meshanani Gate. The other road is from Nairobi via Emali (228 km) on the Nairobi - Mombasa Road. Access from Mombasa is mainly through Tsavo West National Park via Kimana (Olkelunyiet) Gate.

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Olpejeta Conservancy

Olpejeta Conservancy is Kenya's new wildlife experience sensation. With one of Africa's leading conservation success stories, Olpejeta hosts 75% of Kenya's Rhinos include the last WORLD's remaining 4 Northern White Rhinos. The presence of big 5, an amazing Chimpazee Sanctuary and world class bush lodges, a visit to Olpeja is now a must for a serious safari goer

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Samburu National Reserve

Samburu National Reserve is located on the banks of the Ewaso Ng'iro River in Kenya. It is 165 km² in size and 350 kilometers/ 220 Miles north of Nairobi. This tiny park is only 64 square miles but in its boundaries is the best game viewing the Kenya's northern safari circuit has to offer

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