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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.
A 5-day trip to the national parks near Arusha. Everything was very well organized and all the tour guides and their services were excellent.
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Inge was very prompt in answering our questions, she is very professional with a personal touch . Enjoyed planning the trip with her !
Lidia was amazing, attentive, helpful extremely knowledgeable and her attention to detail was second to none. It was my wife's and son's birthday whilst on safari and she arranged special celebrations on the night of the camps in the Serengeti. she stayed in touch to make sure we were ok and we could always get in touch with the office if we needed anything. The safari she planned with me was built to cater for our needs and she worked hard to make sure all our needs were catered for - I would have no hesitation recommending Lidia !!Read More Read More Less
We traveled to Kenya with two ten-year-old grandchildren in June 2019. Heike planned the most amazing two week trip with the perfect combination of safaris, tented camps, lodges and a super variety of other activities. We biked in Hell’s gate past peacefully grazing animals and hiked in a beautiful gorge, did a boat safari, did a small hike near Mount Kenya with a trekking guide, took fun photos at the equator, all with a great guide, James, who was wonderful with the children. Perhaps one of the best experiences we had which was Heike’s suggestion, was our days at Maji Moto Eco Camp in the Lolita hills run by the Masai. It was an incredible adventure where we experienced the Masai culture in the beauty of their lands. The camp was excellent and very comfortable. A big thank you to Heike for encouraging us to give it a try. Our grandchildren loved it there and our visit to the local Masai school was a wonderful opportunity for them to meet other children and see what they were learning.
Another fun and educational experience was the junior ranger program in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, including a visit to see the special rhino and to the chimpanzee sanctuary.
Heike and I communicated for a year and no detail was overlooked. She gave great advice especially regarding driving distances and not trying to cover too much of the country. However, we saw and did so much, covering the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust where the kids adopted an elephant each and the Giraffe Centre in Karen, Nairobi, the Samburu reserve, a Samburu village, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Lake Naivasha, Maji Moto and the Masai Mara. We took a bush plane back to Nairobi from The Masai Mara, a fun extra adventure! (our truck is muddy in the picture because of the early morning rain and muddy track getting to the airstrip)
We met Heike at the beginning and end of the trip and felt like she was a friend. I can not imagine how this trip could have been any better. Our grandchildren have had an experience that they will never forget. You can book with Heike with every confidence that she will plan an excellent custom trip for you. If you are traveling with children, she has great ideas!