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The Great Migration on a budget

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Every year more than 1.5 million wildebeest and 200 000 zebra and gazelle migrate in a big loop across the plains of the Masai Marai National Park in Kenya and the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. This migration is recognised as one of the “Seven Wonders of the Natural World” – an awe-inspiring spectacle of […]

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When is the Best Time to go to East Africa?

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The question of “When is the best time to go to East Africa?” is a question we get asked a lot. Thanks to the size and unique areas in East Africa this means that it is a year round destination. Here we highlight the best time to visit certain areas. Best times to visit Tanzania: […]

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Why go on a Walking Safari in Africa?

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A walking safari is so different to staying in a lodge in the bush. A lot of lodges offer ‘walking safaris’ which are great, but if you are looking for a more engaging bush experience then a 4 or 5 day walking safari could be for you. On a walking safari the place you end […]

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When is the Best Time to go on Safari?

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Here’s our guide on how to pick the best time of year to go on African safari in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania and Kenya. Kruger National Park, South Africa The best time of year to visit Kruger National Park (as well as most wildlife parks in South Africa, including Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi) […]

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When is the best time to see the Wildebeest Migration

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Known as ‘Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Show’ it is one that will leave you amazed and flabbergasted at this African spectacular! When is the best time to see the Serengeti Migration With no real start or end to the migration (moving in a constant circle), it is a pilgrimage for nearly 2 million wildebeest and thousands […]

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Places to stay in Kenya

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Here is our selection of places to stay in Kenya. Mike’s Camp on Kiwayu Island is around 19.3 kilometres in length and about 800 metres in width, and contains two different villages – Kiwayu and Chandani. Here, guests are offered an exclusive camp on their own private island, surrounded by white sands, turquoise waters and […]

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Things to do in Kenya

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There are a variety of things to do in Kenya but we have sifted through a few activities in this article. Fort Jesus in Kenya The biggest attraction in the city of Mombasa is Fort Jesus. It dominates the entire harbour entrance at the end of Nkrumah Road. The coral walls are a metre thick […]

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Night Train from Mombasa to Nairobi

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This feedback on the night train from Mombasa to Nairobi was sent to us by Bob Luke, one of our clients. The train from Mombasa to Nairobi was worthwhile. The sunrise was spectacular; and you could see all kinds of animals from the train …ostrich, giraffe, impala, zebra, etc. There appears to be no problem […]

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Four of the Best Lodges in Kenya

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1. Sunbird Lodge Location A beautiful eco-friendly luxury lodge in the Great Rift Valley located on 55 acres of private land. Overlooking Lake Elementaita one can experience peace and tranquility watching the birdlife on the lake and witnessing spectacular sunsets. Accommodation There are 14 spacious cottages with en-suites and a large private veranda. The cottages […]

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Traditional Cuisine in East Africa

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What makes South African food so unique is the large variety of different flavours and kinds of food that you find in Africa. This is due to the diverse cultures and customs that the nation is so well known for. There is such a big difference between the food that you find in East Africa, […]

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