“There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne – bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive”
Kenya, on the East coast of Africa, is acclaimed as one of Africa’s premier safari destination; it’s a country brimming with romance, thrill and adventure.
Kenya is home to so many diverse ecosystems: from the exotic coasts caressed by the warm Indian Ocean to the summit of Mount Kenya, from equatorial forest to cool highlands, from endless savannah plain to scratched deserts.
The Great Rift Valley, that crosses the country from North to South is Kenya’s most spectacular geological features, it is home to several crystalline fresh and salt water lakes like Lake Turkana, Naivasha, Baringo and Lake Bogoria where pink flamingo colonies come to reproduce.
The scenic coastline, where sandy pristine beaches are located, gives the atmosphere of a paradise island and is sprinkled with colorful coral reef.
Kenya offers a wide choice of national parks and reserves where it’s possible to enjoy a stunning game drive or an exciting birdwatching.
The legendary Masai Mara National Reserve, part of the greater Serengeti ecosystem, is a land of breathtaking vistas, abundant wildlife and endless plains, annually the reserve plays host to the fascinating phenomenon of the Great Migration, the largest single movement of herd animals on the planet.
The Great Migration is one of the most exciting and amazing events in the world: two million wildebeests and zebras run along an 800 km circular route across the plains of the Serengeti National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve.
The Laikipia plateau, in the central highlands at the foot of the Mount Kenya National Park, is another rewarding location for safari, with good populations of rhino as well as rarer species like the Grevy’s zebra and the reticulated giraffe.
The Amboseli National Park, where on clear days you can enjoy glorious views of the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in neighboring Tanzania in the distance, is home to some last big tuskers and is characterized by dramatic landscapes.
The Tsavo National Park together with the Samburu National Reserve and the Meru National Park offer, with their different scenarios, unforgettable panoramas where it is possible to observe African fauna up close.
The Tsavo is an enormous wilderness area, situated in South West Kenya, that has been divided into Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park, combined, it’s one of the world’s largest game sanctuaries and home to large herds of “red elephants” and a large number of predators.
The Aberdare National Park is a high altitude national park created to protect the slopes and moorland of the Aberdare Mountains and it is home to a large population of black rhinos.
At the Aberdare National Park it is located the Treetops Lodge, it is famous as the place where Queen Elizabeth II visited as a princess and left as queen.
A must do activity in Kenya is to meet and interact with the Maasai and Samburu warriors and the Turkana tribe members and learn about their ancestral traditions, rituals and skills.
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Overview This journey combines a thrilling wildlife safari experience with an interesting meeting with traditional populations in one of the most exciting and adventurous parts of Africa: Northern Kenya.From Nairobi the trip winds through Laikipia Plateau …