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The Chyulu Hills

The Chyulu Hills is a mountain range in eastern Kenya. It forms a 100 kilometre long volcanic field in elongated North west-South east direction. Its highest peak is 2188 metres high. The hills consists of several hundred small flows and cones. These volcanoes are still considered active, since their last two eruptions (Shaitani and Chainu) occurred […]

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Tsavo East Park

Tsavo East Park is a total of 11,747 sq km. It is one of Kenya’s oldest and largest National Parks: covering approx. 40 per cent of the total area of all Kenya’s National Parks. Its beautiful landscape and proximity to the coast make it a popular safari destination. It is accredited as one of the […]

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Tsavo West

Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions […]

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Tsavo Tourism

Situated to the southeast of Amboseli, Tsavo is Kenya’s largest national park and one of the largest in the world. The Park was opened in April of 1948 and it covers an approximate area of 22,000 km2. It  is divided in to two due to the railway that runs through it from Mombasa to the […]

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Wildlife in Laikipia

Laikipia lies on the thresholds of Kenya’s wild Northern rangelands. It stretches from the slopes of Mt Kenya to the rim of the Great Rift Valley and it’s one of the most rich destination in Africa due to its combination of abundant wildlife, spectacular scenery and extraordinary cultural. It is larger than all of Kenya’s […]

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Unique Lodging in Laikipia

Laikipia is a vast expanse of wild and rugged country in the central highlands of Kenya – running from the foot of Mt Kenya in the East to the rim of the Rift Valley in the west. Laikipia itself lies outside the jurisdiction of National Parks, and is somewhere to get out of a vehicle […]

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Wildlife Conservancy in Laikipia

The dramatic Laikipia region, wild and sparsely populated, has become a center for global conservation leadership. Much of Laikipia is comprised of privately owned ranches that have been combined by local communities to create vast. The conservancies are home to the second highest wildlife density in Kenya, and while many other areas are experiencing dwindling […]

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Laikipia Tourism

Laikipia County is touted as one of the Africa’s most exhilarating wilderness safari and wildlife tourism destination due to its combination of abundant wildlife, stunning scenery and extraordinary cultural diversity in a setting dominated by iconic backdrop of Mount Kenya. This county is home to unforgettable tourist attractions. Laikipia is a land of high plains […]

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The Samburu People

The Samburu people live north of the equator and live in very diverse and beautiful landscapes that span high altitude forests, open plains, semi-arid grass and bush land to complete desert. The Samburu developed from one of the later Nilotic migrations from the Sudan, as part of their plains Nilotic movement, moving southwards along the […]

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Samburu Accommodations

The Samburu is a very beautiful, sparsely populated part of Rift Valley Kenya with abundant wildlife. Its home to the Samburu tribe of Kenya, a tribe known for their remote culture, pastoral and nomadic way of life. Much of the land is now protected and community development initiatives have extended to eco-friendly African lodges jointly run by the […]

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Saruni Samburu -Wild ‘n’ Serene

In the Samburu (and Maasai) language, ‘Saruni’ means ‘sanctuary’. Samburu has a very evocative and iconic landscape that reminds each visitor of “the Africa of my dreams”: dry and stunningly beautiful, wild and at the same time serene. Saruni Samburu six luxury, eco-chic villas are open and spacious, heralding spectacular views over Kalama Conservancy and Mount Kenya. As […]

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Samburu-a place of serenity

Samburu County  is located on the floor of the great Rift Valley and borders Baringo County to the west, Laikipia County to the south, lsiolo County to the East and Turkana County to the northwest and Marsabit County to the north, Mararal being the main town. The county is semi arid in nature. Samburu offers […]

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Hidden Gems of The Rift Valley

Away from the plus coast line is one of the most attractive geographical features of the country, there is more than half a million square kilometers of absolute marvel waiting for you if you look deeper into the country. The Rift Valley has so much to offer that we wouldn’t exhaust its marvels in a […]

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Turkana, Land Of Golden Sun

Turkana National Park Like trying to retell a dream, recounting a beautiful sunset is a futile enterprise. The colors, the scale–the true nature of the land is ineffable. What’s more, such beauty is ultimately subjective in the first place. Turkana, known in the local language as Aturksve, is a county in the former Rift Valley […]

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Where to stay in Nakuru/Naivasha

Enashipai Resort & Spa. Culturally rich, endowed with nature, historically decadent. Naivasha has many faces and is the source of our inspiration. Enashipai Resort & Spa is where a strong local heritage and abundant nature is blended with pure luxury, and then delivered with a generous sense of warmth. Honestly, we find it hard to […]

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Nakuru, an idyllic place

Nakuru… As you approach the Great Rift Valley from Nairobi, the scenery changes and you are thrust into a world of idyllic vistas. Nakuru simply means “Dust or Dusty place”. Don’t let the word fool you because you will be amazed at the brilliant sites the place has to offer. Nakuru and the regions around are endowed […]

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Naivasha-the next door destination

NAIVASHA Naivasha is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after holiday destinations. It is culturally rich, endowed with nature, historically decadent. Naivasha has many faces and it’s a source of inspiration, attracting people from across the country and globally. The vast holiday destinations have raised Naivasha’s profile, making it an increasingly favourite spot for holiday seekers. It […]

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Accommodation in The Rift Valley

Accommodation in The Rift Valley The Rift Valley is known for a number of reasons and there are very many attraction that wow not only foreigners but locals as well.  The Rift Valley has various tourist spots that are famous around the country. These tourist hubs harbour the major attractions in Rift Valley and therefore […]

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Great Rift Attractions

THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY ATTRACTIONS The Great Rift Valley is a remarkable geological feature and a very popular tourism region in Kenya. Nowhere says Kenya like the Rift Valley, with its savanna, geology, fauna and history as the cradle of human life. In Kenya, the Rift’s steep sides and wide plains are at their most […]

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The Great Rift Valley in Kenya

The Great Rift Valley The Great Rift Valley is a name given to the continuous geographic trench, approximately 6,000 kilometres in length and runs from the Dead Sea in Syria to Mozambique. The valley varies in width from 30-100 km and in depth from a few hundred to several thousand metres and much of it is to be found in Kenya, where […]

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