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Reach new peaks and challenge yourself with an unforgettable climb of Mt. Kenya and observe the Unesco World Heritage site (and Unesco Biosphere reserve) from the soaring height of 4985m. The peak is higher but only attainable by mountaineer experts.
African safaris often entice tourists to Kenya due the renowned Masai Mara game reserve for a view of some of the most attractive wild animals in the world. The 'Great Migration' of wildebeests from the nearby Serengeti reserve of Tanzania is also a magnificent spectacle.
Apart from the abundance of game in the reserve, the Masai Mara, shared with Tanzania, is also one of the top bird-watching destinations on the planet. You can either observe those birds from the ground or gain an authentic African experience by searching the plains from the vantage point of your hot air balloon.
Learn about the Masai tribe's culture at the Masai museum in Hell's Gate National Park, before setting off on the unique cycling or walking safari where any one of the big five may be lurking around the corner. Along with a large amount of African wildlife, Hell's Gate tours are equally as prestigious for the scintillating scenery on offer, with breath-taking gorges and basalt columns.
In addition to these Kenyan safaris, the Tsavo East National Park and Longonot National Park also provide great opportunities to experience the ultimate African experience and a great chance to see the great animals in Kenya.
Kenya tours are not complete without a trip to the mesmerizing beauty of the Indian ocean. Find rare underwater life as you snorkel the mind-blowing corals of the Kenyan coast.
Culture in Kenya is really determined by the community/tribe that you come across, many offering different ritual ceremonies and traditional dishes.
The staple Kenyan meals often consist of Ugali (cornmeal), Sukuma Wiki (greens) and many different rice and bean dishes.
The traditional Kenyan attire is often brightly colored and will differentiate the community that you are in.
What time of the year is it best to visit Kenya?
The best time to visit Kenya is during the dry seasons - January-March and July-October.
For wildlife in particular, the greatest time to go is anywhere between July and October.
The worst months to visit Kenya are generally considered to be around April-May.
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Heike was awesome! She was super helpful, responsive to all my questions, making sure everything was arranged perfectly. All the places she chose for us to stay were amazing, and our trip was perfect thanks to her!
I must admit I was a bit concerned organising everything from far away but my concerns were unwarranted. Heike was amazing. Everything was well organised and all went to plan. I had the opportunity to meet Heike at her home in Lake Navaisha in Kenya. I have no hesitation in recommending Heike to anyone planning a trip to Kenya. Also must mention our driver and guide John who went the extra mile to ensure our trip was truely memorable.Read More Read More Less