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Experience the classic Kenyan safari
Located in the heart of East Africa, Kenya has been well-known as the home of the African safari made famous by Ernest Hemingway and Theodore Roosevelt. The country boasts a variety of eco-systems ranging from Montane forests, through to arid areas and everything in between along with a beautiful coastline and rich diversity of wildlife and famous cultures. This is the spiritual home of the African safari.
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Get a taste of it all
Explore the lakes dotted along the Great Rift Valley home to thousands of flamingos, go on safari in the Masai Mara and witness the frenzy that abounds during the Great Migration, climb to the peak of Mount Kenya or search amongst the forests for some of the 1,100 recorded bird species here. Going on safari may be Kenya 's biggest attraction, but it also has over 500km of coastline along the Indian Ocean with some of the best beaches in Africa. Take the time to unwind on picture-perfect white sandy beaches after your bush adventure and marvel at the marine life or just kick back and relax. 
What you need
to know
Things that are worth knowing about when traveling to Kenya
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Meru National Park

350kms east of Mount Kenya is this relatively small National Park. This park however has a great reputation for excellent game and bird viewing and is home to sizeable populations of Buffalo, Rhino, Oryx, Elephant and Reticulated Giraffe. Lion, Cheetah, and Leopard are also commonly seen here in the open plains and along the edge of the swamps. This Park is where the famous life of Elsa the lion happened as told in Joy Adamson’s book – Born Free.

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Mount Kenya
For our adventure-seekers, this is Kenya’s highest peak (5199m) and Africa’s second highest. To ascend the highest peak here you do need to have technical climbing expertise however you can climb Point Lenana (4985m) and this only requires a good level of physical fitness. Many people when comparing this to climbing Mt Kilimanjaro that Mt Kenya is a more pleasurable experience from a scenery perspective with its many small lakes and changing vegetation and has a better wilderness feel with far less people joining you in the experience.
Lake Turkana Kenya
Lake Turkana
Lake Turkana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the world's largest permanent desert lake. Found in the northern reaches of Kenya, this is a destination for those looking to explore off the beaten path. Widely known as the Jade Sea, the lake is a life-source for wildlife and some of Kenya’s remote tribes. While this is not a prime wildlife destination, one can see some north Kenyan specials such as reticulated giraffe, Beisa oryx, lesser kudu, gerenuk and Grevy's zebra. The impressive scenery, hominid archaeological sites and bird colonies are the main attractions.
  • General
    What do I pack for a safari in Zimbabwe? Please remember that there may be luggage weight or size restrictions on your Zimbabwe safari. Before you travel, we shall advise you on what would be suitable for your specific safari as sometimes you may need a wide range of clothing to cater for the different conditions of your safari. If bush walks are a part of your safari, we advise to not wear white or black coloured clothes. What Stone Ruins are in Zimbabwe? The name Zimbabwe translates as “House of stone”. Between the 11th to 15th Century these stone edifices were constructed around the country and were important centres of trade and government. The main ones being Great Zimbabwe, Khami Ruins and Dhlodhlo Ruins, there are many other smaller ones scattered around. Can I walk by myself in the National Parks? No, you cannot, this is only available in designated areas within Mana Pools National Park after paying for a special permit and signing a disclaimer. We do not recommend doing this, you will have a much better experience being accompanied by a trained professional safari guide familiar with the area. Licensed professional guides working for a registered operator are allowed to take you for walks anywhere within the National Parks. What currency is used in Zimbabwe? The currency in Zimbabwe is the Zimbabwean Dollar. In tourist areas most transactions are quoted and done in US Dollars with South African Rand also possible. What time zone is Zimbabwe in? Zimbabwe shares the same time zone as the rest of Southern Africa, which is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time – (GMT) + 2 hours, in the Central Africa Time Zone (CAT) Can I use my credit cards in Zimbabwe? Yes, but only really in the main cities or tourist areas like Victoria Falls with Visa and Mastercard the most widely accepted. To buy curios or paying for camp extras like National Parks Fees it is better to have actual cash. What power sockets are used in Zimbabwe? In the cities and safari camps Zimbabwe uses 220V power points in the camps mostly using Type G plugs. If you have an item that runs on 110V, please bring a converter. It is also advisable to bring additional universal travel adaptors and extra batteries.
  • Visas
    Do I need a visa to travel to Zimbabwe? Most nationalities can obtain a visa on arrival at the port of entry or apply for an e-visa before arrival. However, some nationalities may have to apply in advance through an embassy.Please check with your Travel Designer to find out if you require a visa to enter Zimbabwe.
  • Medical
    What Vaccinations do I need for travelling to Zimbabwe? At this time there are no vaccination requirements for tourists visiting Zimbabwe – However if you are travelling to Zimbabwe from areas infected with yellow fever, you must have a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate. We will advise the latest regulations before travelling. If you are unsure about what is best for you, please consult your medical practitioner for professional advice on what other vaccinations may be suitable for you. Medical Evacuations? Air medical evacuations are available in Zimbabwe, but it is important that you have medical insurance with this type of remote evacuation cover and declare the details to your travel designer prior to travel. Do I need to take malaria medication when visiting Zimbabwe? Zimbabwe is in a malarial zone so please consult with your medical practitioner a few weeks before your departure on what the best prophylactic for you would be. Some courses of medication may need to be started in advance of your visit to Zimbabwe.
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Walking, Fly Camping and Glamping in Laikipia and The Masai Mara
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Classic Kenyan Beach and Bush Safari
The beautiful Kenyan coast combined with the iconic Amboseli and Masai Mara National Parks is your go to safari that combines excellent game viewing with bare foot relaxation.
elephants at mana pools at sunset
Kenya Explorer & Migration Safari
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