Discover the wild side of kenya

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A trip to to Kenya is incomplete without seeing the wild life there.Kenya is place where one gets to connect with the wild animals and more.

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Discover the wild side of kenya

  1. 1. Discover The Wild Side Of Kenya
  2. 2. Kenya; a place where one gets to connect with the wild on its terms; a place where visitors come face to face with roaring lions and observe a magnificent cheetah lording over its territory; a place where herds of massive elephants have the right of way. In other words, in Kenya, humans are at a precarious position on the food chain! Kenya is the birthplace of the safari, the word meaning ‘journey’ in Swahili. As expected, the country offers numerous options to experience African wildlife. The days of hunters with weapons are long gone, now travelers on African safaris are armed with cameras and binoculars. Most safaris start in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, and tours typically include two to three national parks or game reserves.
  3. 3. Kenya’s largest game reserve, Tsavo Park brings home the essence of wild Africa. Visitors are taken for game drives over couple of days where they hope to spot lion, giraffe, warthog, elephant and buffalo. Accommodation options range from safari lodges, hotels and camps. One of the most unusual, in fact one of Kenya’s flagship lodges, is Sarova Saltlick Game Lodge. A cluster of rooms built on stilts, overlooking a spot lit watering hole at night. This lodge has excellent game viewing options throughout the day, and is a favorite amongst travelers looking for luxurious accommodation.
  4. 4. Watching the sun go down on the Masai Mara is one of the most wonderful and magical experiences there is. This park is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, cheetahs and leopards, and if you happen to visit between July and October, you can witness the breathtaking annual spectacle of the Great Migration of zebra, Thompson’s gazelle and wildebeest to and fro from the Serengati. If prowling predators chasing teeming herds of prey is not you cup of tea, you can always take it easy and observe the Masai people. The Masai are an African tribe of pastoralists who have managed to retain their identity despite encroaching modernity. They can be spotted in the park with their herds of cattle and goats. For the trip of a lifetime, ask the Kenya safari tourist guide to organize a hot air balloon safari ; an incomparable experience, floating above the vast Masai Mara – its herds of animals grazing below.
  5. 5. In the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, the Amboseli National Park is vast, swampy and flat. Amboseli Porini Camp, one of Kenya’s best safari camps is run in partnership with the local Masai community and guests can choose between a comfy main camp or a basic mobile camp nearby.
  6. 6. Lake Nakuru National Park is another great place to visit. Keep your eyes peeled for white rhinos, hippos and ostriches. Famous for its million flamingos, the park is home to a huge variety of birds. Aberdare National Park is known for its lovely waterfalls and rare species of rhino, black leopard and bongo antelope.
  7. 7. Lewa Wildlife Consevancy is a private reserve set up to protect the black rhino, sitatunga, and the endangered Grevy's zebra. This park is excellently maintained; there are over 60 species of mammals and 200 species of birds. You can enjoy your game viewing on foot, on the back of a camel, or in a traditional safari vehicle.
  8. 8. Nairobi National Park is one of Kenya's most successful black rhino sanctuaries. It is home to over 400 species of bird. It is conveniently located within a stone's throw of Kenya's bustling capital city, Nairobi. Walking trails offer visitors a chance to experience the African bush at its best. These are, but a handful of some of Kenya’s wildlife viewing options. The country boasts over 40 such opportunities of viewing wildlife in its natural habitat. A well-planned Kenya safari is a holiday like no other!

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