Kenya

Kenya

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Samburu Part 1 & Part 2

Samburu National Reserve is located five hours north of Nairobi. This northern landscape is dry and the savanna is broken by mountain slopes. The reserve was established in 1948 and is home to the ‘special five’, the Reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s Zebra, Gerenuk and Somali Ostrich, as well as more than 400 species of birds. more…

 

 

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Buffalo Springs

Buffalo Springs is located to the south of Samburu National Reserve and occupies an area of 131 square kilometres. The park was originally part of the Samburu reserve, though became a separate entity in 1963. Buffalo Springs is characterised by thin claylike soil that supports a cover of open grasslands, attracting Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and Grant’s Gazelle. more…

 

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Masai Mara Part 1 & Part 2

The Masai Mara Game Reserve spans 1,510 square kilometers and is claimed to have Kenya’s greatest density of wildlife, including the famous ‘big five’. From August to October wildebeest swarm into the mara bringing with them the big cats, though this by no means that to travel outside of the migration is a disappointment, if anything it is far from it! more…

 

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Nairobi

Nairobi founded in 1989 has rapidly increased becoming the economic, commercial and transport hub of East Africa. For most people it is a quick stop over rather than a destination, however the city boasts many tourist attractions, from museums and galleries to nightclubs and casinos, and even its own National Park only 7km south west of the city. more…

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