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Kenya Safaris Photography Tips for Guests

   Aug 07, 2015 | 5:38 pm

Kenya is a beautiful country and it can be christened as a hotbed of natural beauty with interesting views and breathtaking sceneries. Anyone who happens to visit Kenya will never forget the experience they got here. Visitors always want to take pictures and carry these memories with them every time they are taking Kenya safaris. Getting the best picture not only takes a good camera, but it requires skill and a bit of experience in capturing the beauty that nature beholds. You do not need to struggle or miss out on the beauty just because of a poor shot. Find out how you can take the best of pictures to carry home with you. How to get better pictures while on Kenya safaris The following are tips that will help you get the best picture while on a safari in Kenya: Get Right camera for your Safari This is basically…

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The Wildebeest Migration in Kenya- Viewing Tips for Every Traveler

 Safari Animals, Safaris,
   Aug 06, 2015 | 4:48 pm

Every year, one of the greatest wildlife spectacles happens between Tanzania’s Serengeti plains and Kenya’s Masai Mara. They call it the Great wildebeest migration. Often described as a movement of millions of Africa’s greatest predators in search of water and grass, the migration attracts guests from all over the world. It usually happens between May and December but it’s very hard to predict the exact location where the animals are at a specific point in time. Millions of animals take part in the migration and they can be scattered in different places at a time. Since the animals can cover a very huge area, there is a possibility of going to an area where the migration has already passed or the animals are yet to arrive. But everyone wants to see the thousands of animals, that’s why we will give you some tips on how to increase your chances of…

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Of Kenya Safari and what to Pack for the Safari

 African Safari Holidays, Safaris,
   Jul 30, 2015 | 12:16 pm

Going for a safari in Kenya will be one of the most fascinating experiences of your life. But before you get too excited about your trip, let’s help you deal with one of the challenges you are likely to encounter along the way- packing for a Kenya safari. First, you are going to have certain weight restrictions that limit what you can carry to your safari in Kenya. Secondly, packing lightly will make your work easier and transport much cheaper. So forget the heavy lens, tripod, piles of clothes and shoes that you normally carry when you go for a vacation in Hawaii. Packing for your Kenya Safari You want to make you vacation in Kenya as memorable as it can be. So, it is absolutely important that you have everything that you will need packed for your safari. Depending on the duration of your trip, you might find that…

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Masai Morans Steal Meat from a Lone Hungry African Lion

   Jul 27, 2015 | 7:08 am

How far would you go to get meat from a pack of lions? The thought would never reach your mind. However, the narative is different in the Masai tribe of Kenya. This is part of their culture and many Masai morans actually take pride in this activity. Watch this video shot in Amboseli National Park as a group of Masai Moran approach a pack of lions straight after they made the kill. Amazingly, the morans manage to get away with the meat that the lions were feasting on. This actually redefines courage. Watch the amazing footage below:

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Comprehensive Overview on Masai Mara Safaris

 National Parks and Reserves, Safaris,
   Jul 24, 2015 | 9:41 am

The Masai Mara is one of the greatest, most beautiful and dynamic wildlife reserves in the world. It boasts of having not only the rarest species of wildlife and birds, but also a spectacular eco-system that attracts guests from all over the world. People have used their lifelong savings to visit Kenya and enjoy the popular Masai Mara Safaris. Many of them have left with great memories of this beautiful part of the world. But before you book your very own Masai Mara safari, it’s good to have some background information about the wildlife reserve and know what to expect. We will try to cover everything in detail and leave no stones unturned to make sure you are well prepared for an epic adventure at the beautiful Mara. History of Maasai Mara Safaris The Masai Mara National Reserve was established in 1961 with the main goal of protecting wildlife from hunters.…

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Fun facts about the Wildebeest Migration in Kenya

   Jul 20, 2015 | 2:02 pm

Being one of the most amazing wildlife spectacles in the world, the wildebeest migration in Kenya attracts visitors from all over. It has been recently recognized as being among the Eigth New Wonder of The world. The migration takes place from July to October in Kenya and Tanzania. Millions of animals move in massive numbers from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara in Kenya. Most of them are wildebeests with a few zebras and gazelles. When does the wildebeest migration in Kenya take place? It is very important to note that the migration doesn’t take place at one place at a time. These are millions of animals and they can cover so many areas at any one time. It’s important to know where the migration is heading to so that you can plan well for your travel. But we will guide you on when and where to experience the wildebeest…

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Planning a Safari in Kenya- The Do’s and Don’ts

   Jul 20, 2015 | 2:02 pm

Everyone deserves a safari holiday at least once in their lifetime and visiting Kenya for safaris is a dream come true to many. If you are planning a safari in Kenya, prepare yourself for some real adventure the African style. Get prepared to meet the magnificent animals, some rare species that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Prepare to interact with very friendly locals, enjoy delicious cuisine and a beautiful nightlife. Brace yourself to spend time in some really nice lodges or tent camps and experience a different kind of living in this one of a kind East African paradise. Here’s what you need to know when going for a safari in Kenya. When to go for a safari in Kenya To get the most of your experience, do your research and travel for a safari holiday in Kenya at specific months. The perfect timing will depend on…

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5 Destinations to Target when Planning a Safari in Kenya

   Jul 20, 2015 | 10:02 am

Kenya is definitely one of the top destinations in Africa for tourism and safaris. There are very many reasons why you should be planning for your safari in Kenya. Year in, year out guests from across the globe visit Kenya to witness various attractions in a country that is rich in both wildlife and culture.   From the white sandy coastal beaches to the rich highlands and semi arid plains, there is no question about the amount of adventure you are set to have in Kenya. Each part of the country is unique with its features and attractions that would interest different sets of visitors. 5 Reasons why you should Visit Kenya for your Next Holiday Kenya is one of the best places to visit for your holiday. It offers the ideal break from your day to day routines with a lot of holiday activities and destinations to choose from within…

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How To Help Conserve African Wildlife

 Safari Animals, Wildlife Sanctuaries,
   Nov 22, 2013 | 7:44 am

Caught in the moment of observing beautiful wildlife, sometimes you can forget how easy it is for particular species to become endangered. For example, the African Elephant has been under threat for many years due to being hunted for their ivory, although it is still possible that you will see one on a safari trip – for how much longer though? Whether it is your first trip to Africa, or you are a seasoned safari explorer, it is really important to understand the steps you can take to help with the conservation of the continent’s mammals and birds. With this knowledge, people can enjoy observing these creatures and appreciating their beauty for many years to come. Here are just a few things that you can do to help: (more…)

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What To Pack For An African Safari Holiday

 African Safari Holidays,
   Nov 11, 2013 | 8:01 am

Packing a suitcase for your first safari is an incredibly exciting time as you get ready to embark on an adventure into the unknown. However, it can also be quite stressful trying to think of everything you need. The essentials, such as socks and underwear are easy – they are usually the first items to pop in the case, but what about the rest? A safari is a completely different experience to a beach holiday, so it is important to organise accordingly. Here’s what you need to bring to ensure that you are comfortable, safe and prepared for your adventure. (more…)

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