Home to the world renowned Masai Mara National Game Reserve Kenya is home to some of the most established safari operations anywhere on the continent. The Reserve connects with neighboring Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and combined the two parks create what is probably the best game viewing experience in Africa. At certain times of year this area is also the epicenter of the annual migration with millions of animals moving through Northern Tanzania, across the Mara River and into the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Most trips to Kenya begin in the capital of Nairobi which itself offers a wonderful day of activities. From the Karen Blixen Museum (of ‘Out of Africa’ fame) to the David Sheldrick Elephant and Rhino Orphanage, Nairobi has plenty to keep travelers entertained as they rest up and relax before their safari adventure begins.
Kenya has a wide range of accommodation options from some of the most luxurious lodges found anywhere in Africa, to more basic tented style accommodations that provide an authentic down to earth safari experience. Kenya however is not only famous for its amazing safaris; it is also home to some of Africa’s most beautiful white sand beaches and many travelers choose to end their trip with a few nights at a beach side resort before flying home.