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Kenya Safaris

Kenya is a country with a favorable climate that allows visitors to travel throughout the year.

 The annual wildebeest migration takes place between July to October every year, the wildebeest accompanied by zebras cross the Mara River to Serengeti.

Yes, It is a safe country to visit for your holiday anytime, we however recommend you be cautious everywhere you visit.

For safari holidays, it’s always best to pack as lightly as possible for easy traveling between safari accommodations.

Pack comfortable casual clothes that are easy to wash. Laundry is often included at safari lodges and camps.

For game drives, wear muted colors such as khaki, beige, and stone so you blend into the environment.

Take into consideration the timings of game drives. Most of the game drives either begin in the early morning or in the late afternoon going into the evening. During the cooler months, the weather is cold at this time of the day, so you need to pack warm clothes, such as a windproof jacket, fleece jacket, beanie, scarf, and gloves.

Almost all safari lodges / tented camp accommodations during your safari do provide free Wifi. These are in the three accommodation levels of economy, comfort, and luxury. Wifi is provided in the public areas of the safari lodges / tented camps including the reception, dining areas, and lounge. It is not provided in the individual rooms/ tents.

We recommend you confirm your booking as early as possible, probably 2 months before your travel to enable effective planning 

We recommend you confirm your booking as early as possible, probably 2 months before your travel to enable effective planning 

Yes, it is possible if you are on a private safari, however, It would also be subject to the availability of extended accommodation in the respective tented camp/lodge. An extra day on safari shall also require extra payment.

We offer well-selected safari lodges and tented camps offering the best in terms of comfort, relaxation, and atmosphere during safari. Each accommodation category is well catered for in the selection.

We fully understand the need for your protection against mosquitoes and other insect bites. All rooms/tents during your safari are fitted with mosquito nets or are insect-proofed to protect you against bites. You are also advised to carry/use insect repellent to further protect yourself, especially outdoors during evenings.

In case you are booked on a Kenya fly-in safari and or you would consider taking local/domestic safari flights to the national parks/game reserves, there is a baggage allowance.

The baggage allowance for local domestic flights commuting between national parks is 15kgs excluding hand luggage. We can organize a place to store extra luggage not required on safari at our Nairobi or Mombasa offices for free.


You may also choose to pay an extra $ 5 per kilogram for any extra baggage if you decide to carry all your baggage around with you (this is subject to flight/carrier capacity)

The transfers are provided when you arrive or depart several days before or after your safari start/end In all cases, you shall share with us your arrival & departure flight details including airline codes and timings, we shall in return provide the transfer driver’s name and telephone contact in advance of your arrival/departure
Yes, we will recommend a good hotel for your stay before or after safari
Safari lodges vary in size, unique design, location, and standards with a nice range in economy, comfort, and luxury category.

A safari lodge in Africa is located in a remote Wildlife area and is made up of several cottages/chalets spread over a landscaped land. There shall be a main building that houses a restaurant, bar, and gift shop together with the reception and also administration facilities. In most cases, there may be a swimming room.

The lodge’s en-suite guestrooms are spread in smaller separate scattered cottages around the main central building.

The safari-tented camps share some similarities with safari lodges in layout, purpose, and location.

A tented camp is composed of the Main building (housing the public areas) usually thatched African style for effect. It may also be made of a large tent. The en-suite guest tents are scattered around the main building providing a private feel. The tented camp is a composition of large en-suite walk-in tents that are built on a solid floor base and are complete with private bathrooms and a small terrace or veranda.
Essentially, they are rooms with the exterior being canvas rather than wood or brick.

We got you covered, If you are booked on any of our Nairobi to Mombasa safaris, you shall catch the Nairobi to Mombasa SGR train at Emali, Mtito Andei, or Voi train stations depending on your last national park visit. Your first-class train tickets shall have been booked and paid for in advance and you shall only need to print your travel ticket once at the respective train station.

This takes only a few moments and your safari driver/guide shall be at hand to assist.
The SGR train travel between Mombasa and Nairobi and now the most recent and safest way to travel in Kenya. It is also the most exotic means of travel between the Kenyan interior and the Kenyan coast.

The train coaches are air-conditioned and with wide windows for the best scenic views. It is safe for both passengers and luggage.
Tipping in Kenya is a good gesture of good service and we highly recommend it. Individual waiters, porters, and other hotel service employees may provide exemplary service and it is your discretion to decide to tip. Usually, $ 1 -$ 5 per move or sitting is appropriate and appreciated.

It is however customary to tip your safari driver/guide at the end of the safari tour. The amount is dependent on your evaluation of the quality of the service rendered. An average of $ 10 per guest per day or 5-10% of your (safari only cost ) is suggested. The amount is however at your discretion, you are welcome to provide additional compensation to any staff who have provided special services.

You may tip in Kenya shillings, USD, or in Euro at the end of your safari/tour preferably in an envelope.

Tipping in Kenya is a good gesture of good service and we highly recommend it. Individual waiters, porters, and other hotel service employees may provide exemplary service and it is your discretion to decide to tip. Usually, $ 1 -$ 5 per move or sitting is appropriate and appreciated.

It is however customary to tip your safari driver/guide at the end of the safari tour. The amount is dependent on your evaluation of the quality of the service rendered. An average of $ 10 per guest per day or 5-10% of your (safari only cost ) is suggested. The amount is however at your discretion, you are welcome to provide additional compensation to any staff who have provided special services.


You may tip in Kenya shillings, USD, or in Euro at the end of your safari/tour preferably in an envelope.

Tourists visiting Kenya must have a valid visa. Your passport must also be valid for at least six months after you arrive in the country.

Luxury safari Lodges and Tented Camps.
In almost all instances, luxury lodges & Tented camps are located at vantage locations within the national parks and game reserves. They are unique in architecture and design. They also provide easy access to the game viewing areas. The facilities and comfort levels are of a higher standard.

There shall most likely be a swimming pool in most of the luxury facilities



Comfort Safari Lodges and Tented Camps.
Comfort lodges and camps may be located inside or just at the boundaries of the national parks and game reserves. Others may be slightly further. In all instances, they are less than 30 minutes from the park entry gate. The facilities’ comfort levels are sufficiently adequate although slightly lower than for luxury accommodation level. The rooms and tents in this comfort level category are also private and en suite. Most comfort lodges / tented camps shall have a swimming pool.

Our standard safari travel & game viewing drive vehicle is a custom-designed 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep with a pop-up top for ease of photography during game viewing drives and sightseeing. The vehicle sits a maximum of 6 persons for guaranteed window seats and access to the pop-up top.
No, our safari quote does not include international flights, we recommend you book the flight.

Tanzania Safaris

Yes, visas are required for Tanzania depending on your country of origin and ETA In Kenya.
We use a custom-built 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser for our safaris. The vehicles take up to 6 clients in 3 rows of seating (guaranteed window seat for all) with a pop-up roof, which can raise for wildlife viewing. The pop-up roof offers excellent photographic opportunities and also provides shade while enjoying your safari. Our vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before and after every safari, to ensure optimal comfort during your journey.
No, We get you the best guides in each country, You will change vehicles and guides at the borders either the Isebania border from Masai Mara or at the Namanga border from Amboseli National Park after the immigration process
Accommodation is offered as per your preference and budget, we choose the perfect accommodation for you ranging from budget, Comfort, Luxury, and High end.
We recommend you use English as a language to communicate with everyone in both countries.
Countries have their local currencies, you can change a few notes for use while in each country, alternatively you can use dollars which is acceptable in both countries too.

The countries are home to some of nature’s greatest events, Kenya & Tanzania are accessible all year. However, to see what you want, you must be there is the right place at the right time.

Yes, it happens in both countries, Large river crossings on the Grumeti and Mara Rivers occur as the migration heads back into Kenya’s Maasai Mara – the season dries out and fresh grazing and water can be found in the far north.

The Masaai Mara is usually at its best in August, September and October Once the ‘short rains’ fall in November and December (sometimes as early as October) the migration moves from Kenya’s Maasai Mara down through the eastern side of Tanzania’s Serengeti into its sweet and fertile southern-grass plains. Here, the wildebeest and other ungulates settle between January and April. In April and May, the ‘long’ rains set in and the migration starts moving from the depleted southern plains north to the long grass plains in the western corridor.
YES, traveling to Kenya & Tanzania can be incredibly rewarding for families. We provide excellent child-friendly guides and try to limit the amount of time spent in a vehicle. We also offer regular stops along the way when doing a family safari.

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