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4 Types of Safari Vehicles in Kenya

If you are planning a safari in Kenya, and curious about the variety of vehicle options you could hire to get around during your safari, this guide will get you all you need. We have designed this comprehensive Safari Vehicles Guide to familiarize you with the variety of vehicles available for off-road safaris, including cost estimates, amenities provided by each vehicle type, detailed interior and exterior descriptions, important considerations for renting, and guidance on how to make a booking. What Vehicle Makes for a Good Safari Transport? Before we dive into the specific types of safari vehicles available, it is …

Land Cruiser Tour Van Hire

This past week, we managed to close a deal and acquired a Landcruiser tour van/vehicle available for hire. If you are looking for the perfect safari vehicle and perhaps wondering how much a Landcruiser tour van price is to hire, we have put together this article to give you all you need to get started booking our new Landcruiser rental tour vehicles. If you’d like to go ahead and book, you can reach us on 0769 103 670 or using our email bookings@kambucampers.com. Adventure Alert! We are thrilled to announce an addition of a safari-ready Toyota Landcruiser vehicle to our …

State of Kenyan Roads

If you are wondering whether Kenyan roads are good or bad, this guide will help with you all you need to understand to prepare for driving through Kenyan roads. One article I came across as I researched this topic had a title that “Driving in Kenya is a Hazardous Affair.” I couldn’t agree more but there are some factors that one should consider before arguing about the state of Kenyan roads. The article’s main argument is that although the quality of the road surface in Kenya is consistently improving, it is still not advisable for first-time visitors to self-drive in …

13 Tips for Hiring a Car in Kenya

When planning for an adventurous safari in Kenya, one of the most important things you need to consider is transportation. The best way to explore the vast and diverse landscapes of this beautiful country is by renting a car with a driver or without one. Not only does it give you the freedom to go wherever you want at your own pace, but it also allows you to experience the local culture and interact with the people. However, hiring a car in Kenya for a safari requires some careful planning and consideration. In this guide, we will provide you with …

A Chauffeur vs a Private Driver: Key Differences

In a safari setting, the distinction between a chauffeur and a driver is what sets our car hire services in Kenya apart. We actually use the terms interchangeably to emphasize that you receive top-notch chauffeur services from our professional drivers, who are also trained as tour guides. The traditional key differentiator of a driver from a chauffeur is that drivers are solely responsible for driving clients from point A to point B, while chauffeurs provide a more elevated level of service by being attentive to the client’s needs and providing a personalized experience. Chauffeurs handle your luggage, run errands, charge …

Masai Mara Safari Package for Residents

Masai Mara Safari Package for Residents After recognizing that the majority of safari packages available online are geared towards non-resident foreigners interested in visiting Masai Mara, we decided to create an affordable package exclusively for Kenyan residents. As locals living in Nairobi and operating a camp in the Mara, we have crafted a competitive offering tailored specifically for our fellow Kenyan residents. We believe that Masai Mara is a destination most Kenyans would like to explore at least once in their lifetime. Being one of the greatest natural wonders known, we aim to make this experience as easy and affordable …

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3 Best Great Migration Safari Packages

Great Migration Safari Packages For those planning to witness the incredible phenomenon of the Great Migration in Kenya, we offer unparalleled luxury, mid-range, and budget camping packages that combine the thrill of the River Crossing with an avian sanctuary. Allow me to share the exquisite details of Kambu Campers’ exclusive luxury package, ensuring your stay in elegant 4-star accommodations. I previously shared a guide about Great Migration dates for 2024 including maps and routes here. Our Great Migration Safari Packages for All Budgets: With a deep passion for camping, we established Kambu with a sincere dedication to providing affordable safari …

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Masai Mara National Reserve vs Mara Conservancies

Masai Mara Reserve vs Masai Mara Conservancies; Which one to go? For a more intimate and less crowded experience in nature, along with a wider range of enjoyable activities, I highly recommend considering a longer visit to Mara. Opting for game drives in various conservancies and staying inside or just outside these areas can provide a unique and unforgettable encounter with wildlife. Although conservancy entry fees may be lower, accommodations within these conservancies tend to be more expensive. Alternatively, if you don’t mind a more crowded setting, you can choose to stay within the significantly larger Maasai Mara National Reserve …

15 Fun Activities to Try at Kambu Mara Camp

If you are considering staying at our Kambu Mara Camp, we are very excited to host you and I have put together this article to share some fun activities you can do as part of your Masai Mara Safari Package or as optional activities. Activity #1.: Go on a game drive: Kambu Mara Camp is located just a 14-minute drive to the main Gate to Masai Mara National Reserve and borders Nashulai Conservancy to the West and Naboisho Conservancy to the North. In summary, you can choose to go on a game drive at the Masai Mara National Reserve or …

15 Things to do at or Near Kambu Mara Camp

Explore the Magical Beauty of Northern Kenya’s Tourism Circuit

Among the most fascinating destinations to visit in Kenya as a camper or for any tourist is the Northern Kenya Tourist Circuit which boasts of a hot climate and is unique for its vast desert and semi-desert landscapes. This region offers a combination of cultural, historical, and adventure tourism experiences. This area of the country boasts breathtaking sceneries, diverse wildlife, and an authentic local culture that is unique to this part of Africa. This article is part of our series exploring Kenya’s tourism circuits including Western Kenya Circuit, Nairobi Circuit, Central Kenya, Central Rift and Southeast Circuits. Where is the …

Explore the Magical Beauty of Northern Kenya's Tourism Circuit