Kenya Travel Articles

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These travel Guide articles on Kenya offer information on some of the more interesting activities available on a Kenyan vacation.

Best National Parks and Reserves of Kenya

Kenya Safari | , On a good day, the Amboseli sunset takes some beating. Improbable, you might think, on arriving at lunchtime, when the harsh midday light envelops the dry, dusty plains in an aura of wracked...more

Best National Parks and Reserves of Kenya

Kenya Safari | , On a good day, the Amboseli sunset takes some beating. Improbable, you might think, on arriving at lunchtime, when the harsh midday light envelops the dry, dusty plains in an aura of wracked...more

East Africa Guide

The perfect habitat for wildlife and man was created millions of years ago, when cataclysmic subterranean forces wrenched a Great Rift Valley from Ethiopia's Red Sea through Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi...more

Exploring the Great Rift Valley

Exploring the Great Rift Valley is a magnificent adventure. Experiencing the depth and scope of this remarkable geological feature and its many attractions will be the highlight of any safari holiday...more

Hot Air Ballooning over the Masai Mara

There are some things that just have to be done once in a lifetime and hot air ballooning over the Masai Mara wildebeest migration is one of them...more

Kenya - 10 Secret Places

Known for its well-developed tourism infrastructure, Kenya is often avoided by the cognoscenti, who claim that the real Africa now lies elsewhere...more

Kenya Cultural Safari Guide - Discover the Women Only Village of Umoja

While on a Samburu safari you can visit or stay in Umoja, a unique women’s only ‘manyatta’ in the heart of Kenya. This inspirational village honours the life of Samburu women...more

Kenya Cultural Safari Guide - The Tribes of Kenya

Most people associate Kenya with the Maasai tribe. Images of tall and statuesque warriors sheathed in bright red cloth are widely represented in the media, but in reality there are actually more than 40 tribes in this multi-cultural country...more

Kenya Safari Guide - Exploring the Northern Circuit

Wildly different, the northern circuit of Kenya offers a great safari getaway off the beaten track. Regional highlights include Samburu, Buffalo Springs, Shaba and Laikipia which all share aspects of the Ewaso eco-system....more

Kenya Safari Guide - Mount Kenya Adventure

Climbing Mount Kenya is an adventure and although it is the second highest mountain in Africa it is accessible to the non-technical hiker. Superb...more

Kenya Safari Guide to Amboseli National Park

Amboseli is a popular destination on a Kenyan Safari. Amboseli is renowned for one of the classic scenes of East Africa – elephants crossing the plains in front of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro...more

Kenya Safari Guide to Masai Mara

The 'Mara' is a land of 'big skies', abundant wildlife, ideal climate, diverse habitats, wildebeest migration and colorful Maasai people. It is the Africa as you have always dreamed of...more

Lunatic Express - Kenya to Uganda by Train

African safari , The Lunatic Express - 'Express' is certainly a misnomer for this train whose trappings of colonial luxury gave our travel writer, Carrie Hampton, some things to ponder on. Join Carrie in her...more

Masai Mara Hyena Research

Beauty & The Beasts - you don't expect to find a beautiful blond woman studying hyenas alone in the heart of the Masai Mara. Carrie Hampton spent time with such a woman...more

Picnicking on Mount Kenya

At 5,199 metres, Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa after Kilimanjaro. It is, however, far more interesting than Kili. It took until nearly the end of the nineteenth century for...more

The African Soul of Kenya - A Travel Journal

Africa. A name, a continent, and a place I chose at random to travel to and explore. It was a chose between South America and Africa, Africa's pull was...more

Nile. Ancient River of Africa

Aside from the iconic tourist attractions of Egypt, the Nile provides attractions all along its course, from the activities in and around Lake Victoria...more
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