Located in the heart of Africa, Kenya shares borders with the Indian Ocean to the east and 5 countries; Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania. The Great Rift Valley runs through the country from North to South. The country is named after Mount Kenya, Africa’s second highest peak, and is also home to Lake Victoria, the second largest freshwater lake in the world. Thousands of visitors come to Kenya every year for the stunning landscapes that sweep the country, from the beautiful white sand beaches of the Indian Ocean to the arid deserts on the lakeshores to the rolling plains of the Maasai Mara. The National Parks of Kenya are home to thousands of animal species and the annual Great Migration millions of wildebeest and Zebra cross from the Serengeti in Tanzania into the Maasai Mara in Kenya, across the pulsing Mara River.
What’s To Love in Kenya
Witness the Great Migration
Enjoy one of the greatest spectacles on earth as thousands of wildebeest plunge into the Mara River to cross into Kenya. Patient Zebras wait on the bank as the wildebeests enter first to swim the treacherous crocodile invested waters
Join in the Maasai Olympics
Join in the Maasai Olympics as the warriors demonstrate their athletic skills required for hunting, attracting women and showing off. Jumping is a favorite demonstration and hard to fathom skill.
Visit a Maasai Village
Visit a Maasai Village to learn their unique nomadic and pastoral way of life, maintaining their ancient customs in the modern world.
Visit a School
Visit a school and share your background with students eager to meet visitors from the Western World.
Take a hot air balloon over the savannah to see the early morning activity from above. The balloon ride ends with a scrumptious breakfast in the bush.
Stay at Giraffe Manor
Visit Giraffe Manor, a sanctuary for giraffe in Nairobi where the long-legged creatures are not shy to help themselves to some breakfast
Watch the Thrill of a Hunt
If you are lucky, witness predators hunt their prey as dusk settles on the savannah.
Adopt an Elephant
Visit and elephant orphanage in Nairobi to get a hand on experience with the handlers who work with the abandoned young elephants with the goal of returning them to the wild.
Kenya is a year round destination where the weather doesn't vary considerably by season as the country is located near the equator, with the exception of the rainy season March-May; the migration river crossings generally occur in July and August. Predator sightings may be harder in this season as the grasses are quite high. Shoulder season, where one can get some good values runs from November through February.
Typically for the type of Custom Itineraries we build, prices in Botswana can run from $900-1600+ per person per day. We strive to work within your budget and provide guidance on how you can achieve your goal. Quoted Tour prices include camps and lodges, required regional flights, guides, excursions, park entrance and conservation fees, equipment rental, ground transfers, all meals, all baeverages including local alcoholic beverages.
Tour proposals exclude international flights, travel insurance, and gratuities. Each proposal will detail all inclusions and exclusions for clarity.