YOUR SAFARI GUIDE – WHY SHOULD IT MATTER WHETHER THEY ARE BRONZE, SILVER OR GOLD?

Safari guides are the most critical element of your safari experience. Your guide is your host in the wilderness, your connection to the wildlife, and your personal Google Search. Without a great guide, everything about your safari will be lacklustre, and you will miss out on the best experience of your life. So, what makes […]

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HOW TO TRAVEL RESPONSIBLY

The Covid -19 pandemic was very difficult for the travel industry. People stopped travelling and industry jobs were lost and with no tourist dollars coming in, conservancies and wildlife management suffered. Now travel is back, with people wanting to explore new destinations or returning to their favourite places. While this is wonderful news, especially for […]

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WHICH COMES FIRST – MAASAI MARA OR LAIKIPIA?

Some clients, when planning their itineraries, are confused whether to begin with Laikipia and end with Maasai Mara Reserve, or begin with the Mara and end up with Laikipia. It mostly comes down to personal choice and what experiences you are looking for…let me explain further. Maasai Mara Game Reserve This is the most well […]

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THE MAASAI MARA VS THE SERENGETI – WHICH ONE SHOULD I CHOOSE?

While the Maasai Mara National Reserve is located in Kenya, and the Serengeti National Park is in Tanzania, essentially, they are part of the same ecosystem where the wildlife can traverse back and forth. Both parks offer authentic safari experiences – wide open spaces, stunning landscapes and amazing wildlife sightings. So how do you choose […]

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ADVANTAGES OF STAYING IN HIGH END PROPERTIES VS LOW END PROPERTIES

Lots of tourists pose the question why they should spend more money staying in a High End property as opposed to a Low End property. Their arguments? The Park/Reserve being visited is the same one The animals seen on the game drives are the same – the wildlife present in the Park/Reserve can be seen […]

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THE RISKS AND REWARDS OF TRAVELLING NOW

Since March 2020 when travel came to a standstill, many travelers have had to postpone safaris that were booked for 2020 and 2021. Since the pandemic is showing no signs of abating, the question now arises whether to resume traveling or to wait it out. Currently we are experiencing the Omicron wave, and this variant […]

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ADVANTAGES OF USING A TOUR OPERATOR TO BOOK YOUR SAFARI

Digitization has greatly changed the way we conduct business, opening up a whole world of possibilities and ease of transaction, be it shopping, banking, travelling…..anything you can think of can be done online. Want to go on a safari? This too, can be booked from the comfort of your home – everything from flights & […]

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TOP 5 ‘MUST HAVE’ EXPERIENCES ON SAFARI

Walking African safaris are evolving. Guests are now opting to venture out of the traditional game viewing vehicles, and into big game country on foot. These walks range from a few hours walk, to a hike spread over several days where starlit nights are spent at fly camps enroute. A walking safari is an unforgettable […]

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BEST TIME TO TRAVEL TO KENYA

Many safari newbies want to ensure that their trip to Kenya is made at the best possible time. However, this will vary from person to person, depending on the experiences you want to have. To help you plan your safari, we give the lowdown on safari in Kenya, by season July – September This is […]

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ARE SAFARIS IN KENYA AFFORDABLE?

“How much will a safari cost?” “ Is going on safari affordable?” Let’s have a look at the logisitics of the costs involved in a safari, to put things in perspective. Why do we go on safari? For the privilege of observing unique wildlife in their own habitats, and to experience soul stirring landscapes and […]

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