safari types

Check out Central Kenya Circuit’s Mountains and Waterfalls

The Central Kenya tourist circuit is a captivating destination, renowned for its breathtaking mountains and distinctive landscapes. Though it may have fewer animals compared to other regions, the allure of climbing the verdant highlands is unmatched. Located in the heart of Kenya, this circuit beckons visitors with its array of attractions, including game reserves, national parks, and cultural sites. Embark on a journey through this diverse region and experience the wonders it has to offer. This circuit shouldn’t be confused with Central Rift Tourism Circuit. What is Central Kenya? Central Kenya is a region located in the heart of Kenya, …

Walking Safari in Kenya – Reasons to Go

If you’re looking for a breathtaking hiking experience or just a walking safari, Kenya is the ideal destination! From Africa’s second-highest mountain to Mount Elgon on the border of Uganda, unlimited possibilities await. Conquer Mt. Kenya and witness its majestic beauty or summit Mt. Elgon via an uncrowded trail that leads directly to its peak – both options offer incomparable scenery and views worthy of your bucket list adventure! What is a walking safari? A walking safari is the specialty type of safari where you get to explore the African bush on foot and take in its sights, sounds, and …

Birdwatching Safari in Kenya Guide 2023

For passionate birdwatchers, Kenya is the ideal spot in Africa! The country boasts an astonishing 1,154 confirmed bird species as of 2022 October. 11 of these endemic beauties are native to Kenya while the other 4 were introduced by humans. Kenya’s avibase is remarkable, and birders can spot all sorts of feathered friends from white storks to yellow-necked spurfowls. Just to clarify, birding is a specialty type of safari and is one of the 21 types of safaris I described here. What is a birding safari? Birding safaris offer travelers the opportunity to observe birds in their natural habitat and …

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Go Big with Big Cat Safaris in Kenya

Are you interested in a big cat safari? I am a big cat-lover and got some great advice to share. I wasn’t always a big fan of cats, leave alone big cats. I got slowly introduced to them and didn’t take long to fall in love with them. I have an acquaintance who became an instant friend after sharing our mutual love for big cats safari in Kenya. I can vouch for the fact that it was an incredible experience which he still talks about even today! What is a big cat? Big cats are species of the family Felidae …

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Glamping vs Camping Safari in Kenya – Which to Pick?

When planning a safari in Kenya, there are many different options to choose from when it comes to camping. Glamping, or glamour camping, is a luxurious option that provides all of the amenities of home while you’re enjoying nature. Tent camping is a more traditional option that is less expensive and allows you to get up close and personal with nature. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of each type of camping when on safari in Kenya. What is glamping? Glamping is a more luxurious way of camping, with amenities that can make your experience much more comfortable …