Kenya is a country with a great diversity, beautiful scenery, a large variety of wildlife including the “Big Five”, colourful bird and plant life and fascinating traditional cultures. The people of Kenya are welcoming and friendly. This is the ultimate safari destination.
Kenya’s main attraction is its high concentration of spectacular wildlife that still roams free in the country’s many National Parks and Reserves. The Masai Mara, home to the ‘Big Five” and the spectacular wildebeest migration, it is widely regarded as Kenya’s top wildlife area.
The Governors’ Camps are ideally located in the heart of the Mara to experience this amazing wildlife spectacle. From Loldia House, you can also see the world’s greatest ornithological spectacle of millions of flamingoes around Lake Nakuru. Mfangano Island is remote and beautiful. Kenya’s immense vistas, friendly people and diverse flora and fauna are appealing to all, and a safari holiday to Kenya will touch your soul forever.
Set in the heart of Africa’s Great Plains in Kenya, the Masai Mara boasts 1,672 sq. kilometers of unspoilt wilderness. It offers the best game and bird-viewing not only in Kenya, but anywhere in Africa. The views across the rolling golden grasslands studded with acacia trees, rivers and forests are dazzling, the sense of space overwhelming.
Breathtaking natural scenery combines with some of Africa’s most memorable wildlife. The Great Rift Valley is a highlight of any trip to Kenya. A huge geological fault-line, the Great Rift Valley stretches round one-sixth of the Earth’s circumference. Along its lengths are volcanoes, most now dormant. One of the rarest animals found here is the rhino.
Lake Victoria is the setting for a holiday that’s about as far away from it all as you can possibly get. It’s the world’s second largest freshwater lake and is the magical source of the Nile. The Lake is rich in fish and bird life, its islands lush and verdant. The deep blue waters support an abundant ecosystem. Its shores are lined with groves of banana trees and fishing villages where you’ll always be greeted with a friendly smile and a wave.
February was a very hot and dry month but we did have some spectacular skies at night and towards the end of the month the rain arrived, greening up the plains, filling the Marsh and the Mara River. Large herds of wildebeest and zebra moved into the reserve following the grazing and congregated close to the Mara River crossing back and forth. The crocodile in the river took advantage of this grabbing a few zebra and wildebeest where they could. Large numbers of Topi gathered on the plains, elephants in small family units move across the grasslands. The core unit of the Marsh Pride of lions remained at the heart of their territory, with the males spending time away again there were more incursions from nomadic males intent on mating with the females and the young sub adult male Tatu received a bad facial injury from a kick from a zebra whilst hunting, we called in the KWS and David Sheldrick mobile clinic who were quick to treat him.