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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 …

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

Hotels, Lodges and Camps Near Sekenani Gate to Pick

Looking for accommodation, perhaps a hotel of any type (cheap, budget, or luxury) or even a tented camp in Sekenani or near Sekenani Gate? I have put together this article to assist with a list of all possible accommodation options that you can pick from. Having spent a good amount of time in Sekenani while building our Kambu Mara Camp, I am going to give you an insider’s view on some of the best options out there. Read more about Mara Gates here. What accommodation options are there in Sekenani or near Sekenani? There are various accommodation options in Sekenani …

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Explore Nairobi’s Tourist Circuit with Kambu Campers

If you’re looking to explore the beautiful country of Kenya, I highly recommend spending a day or two immersing yourself in the vibrant city of Nairobi. This bustling metropolis, known as the go-to city in Africa, offers a captivating blend of culture, history, and natural beauty. From its bustling markets and lively streets to its stunning skyline and iconic landmarks, Nairobi has something for everyone. Whether you’re interested in wildlife conservation, arts, and culture, or simply experiencing the local cuisine, this dynamic city will leave you awe-inspired and craving for more. Don’t miss the opportunity to uncover the hidden gems …

Explore Nairobi’s Tourist Circuit with Kambu Campers

Central Rift Kenya Tourist Circuit – Exploring The Natural Wonders

This circuit takes you through a breathtaking concentration of awe-inspiring lakes, each with its own unique charm. The crystal-clear waters reflect the surrounding landscapes, creating a mesmerizing scene that will truly leave you in awe. Prepare to be captivated by the tranquil beauty and serenity of this remarkable destination. What is the Central Rift Circuit: This is one of Kenya’s tourist circuits that will take you through the Great Rift Valley where you will be treated to breathtaking lakes, picturesque landscapes, and stunning displays of nature’s wonders, including mesmerizing geysers. Moreover, you will have the pleasure of observing a rich …

Affordable/Cheap Accommodation in Masai Mara

One of the main reasons we embarked on exploring and ultimately constructing our Kambu tented camp in the Mara was the scarcity of affordable accommodation options for tourists visiting the Maasai Mara reserve. I was personally taken aback by the fact that the majority of lodging choices start at a steep $100 per night per person. This exorbitant price tag proves to be excessively high for budget travelers and even those seeking mid-range accommodations. In contrast, comparable options in Narok County range from a more reasonable $20 to $30 per night for two people sharing a room. This stark contrast …

What do Lions Eat?

Lions eat quite an amount in terms of quantity and being selective cats, they also have their preferences but it’s fair to say that they can survive on a range of options. Various sources claim that lions spend 50 minutes of their day eating and a whooping 20 hours sleeping. Considering a hunting success rate of just 20% in the wild, lions also feed on scavenged remains and sometimes even hyenas. Known for being docile with most time spent sleeping and about 4 hours a day on the lookout for food and socializing lions mainly feed on large mammals such …

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Is Mombasa Safe? Full Guide 2024

When comparing serious crime statistics like attempted murder, burglary with violence, and assaults, the city of Mombasa stands out as significantly safer than other major cities in Kenya, including Nairobi, Kisumu, and Nakuru. Despite being situated approximately 1600 kilometers away from Somalia, the city remains remarkably tranquil and unaffected by the turmoil experienced by Somali dissidents. Mombasa is one of the coastal towns that we recommend for our Kenya beach safari. Is Mombasa Safe? Contrary to many other major cities in Kenya, Mombasa offers a relatively low risk of negative security incidents. The Swahili people residing in Mombasa place great …

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10 Reasons Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Safari is Worth the Price

During my recent visit to Masai Mara North Conservancy, one of the activities that truly stood out was the hot air balloon safari organized by Governors Camp. This unforgettable adventure provided breathtaking views of the vast Mara plains and the abundant wildlife that roamed beneath us. It was an extraordinary and unique way to truly appreciate the immense beauty, grandeur, and magnificence of this remarkable park. We flew along Mara River and had our picnic breakfast somewhere in the wilderness where we landed after our 1-hour ride. What we experienced during our Masai Mara Balloon Ride; We did the hot …

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