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Kenya

  • Dear Bill, this has to be the best trip yet, wonderful sightings everywhere we went. After the gorillas we feared the rest might be a bit of an anti-climax, but it was nothing of the sort: Chimps, Colobus, Blue Monkey and Blue Turaco in Nyungwe, and Rwanda is a beautiful country. Then in Kenya Lewa gave us lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino and many others including lots of birds; Walking Wild with Kitonga was real walking where we saw so much and had a very close encounter with a family of white rhino. Kicheche gave us cats again plus serval, elephant, hippos, crocs and a great range of antelope. Thanks for all your effort in putting the trip together, faultless as ever.

    Austin and Di travelled through Rwanda and Kenya
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Kenya

Introduction

Introduction to the spectacular and diverse country of Kenya

From rugged hills and montane forests to endless savannah plains, Kenya offers incredible physical diversity. The scenery is breath-taking and the wildlife viewing is some of the finest available in the world, with the Masai Mara leading an impressive list of great safari areas. Walking safaris, horse riding safaris and mountain trekking will appeal to the more adventurous, and cultural interaction with the charismatic Maasai or Samburu is highly likely on any safari. For those looking for relaxation, the glistening white sands of the Indian Ocean coastline beckon.

Kenya’s safari history goes back to the early 1900’s and its fine tradition of personal guiding and warm hospitality still exists today. While a few wildlife parks have become commercially busy, it is a mistake to assume that exclusive safari regions, remote wilderness areas and intimate safari properties do not exist. Kenya caters for the experienced enthusiast just as easily as the first-time visitor.

Easy to reach from Europe and with a varied and well-organised internal tourism infrastructure, Kenya safaris deliver good value for money compared to other comparable destinations. In particular, Kenya offers some of the most cost effective ‘safari and beach’ combinations. Whether budget is important to you or not, this ability to easily combine incredible game-viewing with beautiful beaches has always made Kenya a wonderful family holiday or honeymoon destination.

So whether you’re looking for a specialist wildlife experience, a ‘bush & beach’ special celebration holiday, or perhaps a wonderful African adventure as a family, Kenya is the perfect destination to consider.

For further information on Kenya safari options please call us on 01787 888590 or contact us to speak to one of our safari specialists.

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