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How to Help Conserve African Wildlife

 African Safari Holidays, Safari Animals, Safaris,
   Oct 01, 2015 | 6:19 pm


The rate at which we are losing certain wildlife species is disheartening. Wildlife habitats are getting destroyed and being replaced by large commercial buildings. Many of us often think that there’s nothing we can do to conserve African wildlife. However, it’s important to understand that everyone’s action contributes to the way things turn out. If you take an initiative to address wildlife issues, you may change the world, one person at a time. No matter how insignificant it may appear, whatever you do has a great impact. Here are a couple of things you can do to conserve wildlife. #1 Stop destruction of wildlife habitat Just like human beings, wild animals need a place to stay. However, human beings have eradicated wildlife habitat through activities such as deforestation, soil erosion and desertification. By destroying the place they call home, many of the rare species have become extinct. What you can…

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5 Reasons Why you will Always Return to Kenya for a Safari Holiday

 African Safari Holidays, Safari Animals, Safaris,
   Sep 26, 2015 | 6:12 pm


Travelling to Africa on a safari is on many people’s bucket list. There’s nothing better than spending your time getting in touch with nature, far away from the hustles of daily life. Anyone who has been on a safari in Kenya will tell you that the experience is life changing. It gives you a completely different perception of daily living and allows you to experience adventure in ways you never imagined possible. So if you are contemplating a safari holiday, here are some good reasons why Kenya should be your destination of choice. Affordability of Kenya Safaris You certainly don’t want to spend all your money on a dream holiday. The good thing is that Kenya safaris are offered at very competitive prices by the tour operators in Kenya. From the meals to game drives and sightseeing, all the costs will be included in your safari package depending on what…

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5 Simple Steps to Planning a Safari in Kenya

 African Safari Holidays, Safari Animals, Safaris,
   Sep 21, 2015 | 5:03 pm


Travelling to Kenya for a safari is on the bucket list of so many foreigners. Whether you are a local or travelling miles away to enjoy a safari in Kenya, proper preparation is key to having the very best experience. The Kenya we all know and love has so much to offer and you may not be able to experience it all during your holiday. But planning well will ensure you get the most of it. Here’s how to plan a safari in Kenya. How to Plan a Safari in Kenya We encourage travelers to start planning for a safari as early in advance as possible. Early planning helps you to get affordable rates and also a better selection of accommodation spots, especially if travelling during the high season. With that said, here are some simple steps to follow when planning a safari in Kenya. #1 Know your options A…

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How to Enjoy the Best Experience on Mara Safaris

 Safari Animals, Safaris,
   Sep 16, 2015 | 9:32 am


There is no doubt that Masai Mara safaris are among the most popular safaris in the world.  The Mara is one of the best places to visit on earth. Situated just 5 to 6 hours from the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, the Masai Mara is an amazing spot for lovers, family and kids. Whether you want to head on to the Mara to enjoy a fabulous honeymoon with your loved one or take the kids for an adventure of their life, there’s a lot in store for you at the Mara. After looking forward to a safari in the Masai Mara, you need to do all it takes to have the best experience. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the best safari at the Mara. #1 Visit the Mara at the right season The best time to visit Masai Mara is from July through October because you’ll catch…

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3 Reasons why Masai Mara Safaris are Perfect for ‘Love Birds’

 African Safari Holidays, Safari Honeymoons, Safaris,
   Sep 11, 2015 | 7:37 am


Are you thinking of taking your better half for a getaway she/he would forever treasure? Consider visiting the beautiful Masai Mara. We consider Masai Mara safaris as perfect for honeymooners or anyone who wants to enjoy time away with a special someone. For starters, you get to visit breathtaking places and enjoy a wildlife viewing experience that is like no other safari in the world. But one advice we would give lovely couples planning for Masai Mara safaris is to best avoid the very busy months unless of course you are purposely visiting the Mara to view the Great Wildebeest Migration. All in all, here’s why we think a trip to the Masai Mara is an all-time favorite for lovers. Why Opt for Masai Mara Safaris for your Honeymoon? Planning a honeymoon can be a nightmare, but not when you have amazing options like the Masai Mara safaris. Travelling to…

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The Best Honeymoon Safaris in Kenya

 Safari Honeymoons, Safaris,
   Sep 06, 2015 | 7:36 am


Are you looking forward to a truly romantic getaway for your loved one? Why not consider the honeymoon safaris in Kenya. There are so many destinations where you can experience the best with your better half without running broke. Whether you want to spend your honeymoon in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi or in the white sandy beaches in the coastal region, none of the places we’ve listed below will disappoint. As always, we will give you a list of honeymoon safaris in Kenya that will leave you spoilt for choice. 5 Insanely Romantic Places to Visit in Kenya As a rule of thumb, start planning for your honeymoon safari early enough so that you don’t miss out on some amazing offers. With that said, let’s look at some of the best honeymoon safaris in Kenya and why we think they are perfect for love birds. Diani Beach, South Coast If…

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What to Expect in Balloon Safaris in Kenya

 African Safari Holidays, Safaris,
   Sep 01, 2015 | 8:50 am


You can’t say you’ve visited the Masai Mara without experiencing the balloon safaris in Kenya. Hot air ballooning has become so popular in Kenya, especially in tourist prone regions like the Masai Mara. It’s the kind of ride that takes adventure to the next level. So if you ever get a chance to enjoy this once in a lifetime experience, take advantage of it. Here’s what you should expect in Kenya balloon flights. Sensation and spectacle Taking the ride for the first time is going to be a thrilling experience for you. The experience is even better if you are going for balloon safaris in Kenya with your family or friends. You will see the landscape of the region in a completely different and stunning way. Everything will appear so magical once you are up there and you’ll wonder why it took you so long to take that ride.  A…

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What to do at the Masai Mara National Reserve

 African Safari Holidays, National Parks and Reserves, Safaris,
   Aug 20, 2015 | 9:48 am


The wildebeest migration is a wildlife spectacle that makes the Masai Mara National Reserve one of the most popular parks in the world. Being one of the finest wildlife destinations in the world, the Mara is packed with prides of lions, cheetahs, crocodiles, hippos, baboons, hyenas. Elephants, leopards, just to mention a few. During the migration, millions of wildebeests move into the Mara to cross the famous Mara River. The temperatures at the reserve can go up to 30°C so expect to enjoy sunny mornings and some rains in the afternoons and evenings. You will have to access the Mara Triangle in order to enter the reserve. You can get to the reserve through Narok or the Sekenani Gate. Top Experiences to have at Masai Mara National Reserve With that said, travelling to the Masai Mara National Reserve is going to be a great experience considering the wealth of activities…

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Top 10 Kenya Safaris of 2015

 African Safari Holidays, Safaris,
   Aug 16, 2015 | 2:53 pm


If it’s options you are looking for in order to plan your next safari, this post is dedicated to you. Rather than travel overseas to enjoy your honeymoon, that special birthday or anniversary with your better half, plan to enjoy one of the Kenya safaris we have listed below. We’ve covered almost every part of the country, from the Kenyan capital of Nairobi to the rural areas of Central Kenya and far away in the wild at the Masai Mara. And the best part of all the Kenya safaris below is that they are within a reasonable budget. 2015 Most Popular Kenya Safaris Destinations No need to break the bank to experience the time of your life. So here are the 10 most popular safaris in Kenya this year. #1 The Wildebeest migration at the Masai Mara We begin with the most popular Kenyan safari where people from all over…

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5 Common Mistakes Travelers make while on Safaris in Masai Mara

 African Safari Holidays, Safaris,
   Aug 12, 2015 | 11:05 am


There are so many myths and misconceptions surrounding Africa, especially popular destinations like the Masai Mara. Perhaps buying into some of these misconceptions is what causes some travelers to get disappointed on their trip. But all in all, safaris in Masai Mara are worth looking forward to. You get to see beautiful landscapes, wildlife and interact with locals who have interesting cultural practices. But other than that, you get to see some of the most beautiful places on earth with the most luxurious accommodations you have ever experienced. So to make your safari as wonderful as possible, here are some mistakes you should avoid. The 5 Donts of planning safaris in Masai Mara First things first, we recommend you come up with a suitable budget and contact a good agent who will advise you on how to spend every penny. Be realistic when setting your budget if you want to…

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