Straight from the wide grasslands of the Masai Mara to the grand wildlife that roams within it, there is no place like Kenya for that classic safari. Planning your journey with your GoExplore Experts will make the Kenya safari become the experience of a lifetime, On the Kenya luxury safari, navigate deep into Kenya’s Flagship The Mara, a reserve that accommodates the country’s highest concentration of big game, including iconic creatures such as the lion, wildebeest and elephant. Meet Maasai warriors and Samburu tribe members and learn more about their traditions and skills, which are intimately tied to life in the savanna. The Samburu Game Reserve is home to several rare northern species and another key point on any Kenya camping safari.
With GoExplore, the Kenya safari Journeys mean days busy with bush walks, evening drives aboard comfortable 4×4 Safari Jeeps and nights spent under a blanket of stars. A Kenya safari is also an opportunity to visit and see local conservation efforts, such as an elephant research centre or a tree-planting community project. Experience nature’s astounding beauty and the rich culture of the Mara with GoExplore Kenya safari Luxury Holidays.
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The migration is a spectacular sight where two million wildebeest migrate in search of water and greener pastures. “,”Big 5 Safari. You can also go on a safari and see the ‘Big Five (lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and rhino) in different national parks in the country.”,”Feed or Have Breakfast with a Giraffe. Giraffe Manor is a boutique hotel in Langata, Nairobi. It is a beautiful place and the interior décor is spectacular. Every morning, the Rothschild giraffes visit the area and poke their heads into the windows hoping for food.”,”Meet Some Cool Kenyan People. Laugh, smile and listen to great stories. You will meet some of the most genial hearts in Kenya, and they will help you create lifetime memories. Kenyans are proud of their country and culture, and they welcome visitors.”,”Visit Pristine Beaches, Eat Seafood and Sail in the Kenyan Coast. A visit to Kenya is incomplete before going to the beautiful beaches in Mombasa, Malindi, Diani and Lamu
Why you’ll love it
The Mara for the iconic wildebeest migration. Other classic big game destinations such as Amboseli and Tsavo are easily accessible as is the recently opened-up Laikipia Plateau region. Kenya’s tropical coast offers everything from buzzing resorts to exclusive island retreats making the country ideal for safari and beach vacations.
Something to think about
It’s a case of choosing when to go to on Safari in Kenya for the Masai Mara wildebeest migration, then go between mid-August and late October when the herds have returned from their months in Tanzania’s Serengeti. The best time to Explore Kenya beach destinations is a far point: Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast is hot and humid all year round and rain can fall at any time. We would however recommend avoiding the coast during the mid-March to late May season when temperatures and rainfall are at their highest.
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What to know before you go
Traveling is the most fun thing to do, but it can turn into a nasty affair if you don’t do it right. Proper research and planning is necessary to make it enjoyable & memorable. So, when you get down to plan your next adventure, do your homework before stepping out into an entirely different place, amidst a culture you’ve never experienced before, and people you’ve never met before! Here are various things to know before travel that can make wanderlusting an all the more easy and hassle-free travel for you.
Visas & Passports
Review Your Passport
Your passport needs to be valid for at least six (6) months before your next journey begins, and should have enough blank visa pages for entry and exit stamps from each country you visit.
Acquiring Your Visa
Planning a safari requires more attention, so we advise our guests to make sure that everything is in place because many destinations will require a tourist visa for entry. or other passport holders as it pertains to your journey. and you can check the link here for your Kenya Visa
What can I pack for my safari ?
On flights and land-based tours within East Africa, each passenger is limited to a maximum baggage weight of 33 pounds (15 kilograms). This includes the weight of purses and camera equipment in addition to regular luggage. Luggage restrictions are adhered to very strictly and passengers should pack their bags accordingly. Soft-sided luggage or duffels are preferable to hard luggage for storage on safari vehicles and also on aircraft used throughout East Africa. Dimensions should not exceed 23 inches (58 centimetres) long x 13 inches (33 centimetres) high x 10 inches (25 centimetres) wide.
As a convenience, GoExplore safaris provide each safari guest with a guide who is readily available at the airport by the time of your arrival. This makes it easier for our guests to feel at home once they arrive because your driver guide will collect and manage your luggage for you.
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Note: Many properties provide insect repellent in rooms/tents. However, you may wish to bring your own preferred brand.
Laundry Service is available at most hotels, lodges and camps. Because some laundries in East Africa do not accept any underclothing, be prepared to wash your own smalls. Laundry techniques may not be suitable for delicate and/or synthetic fabrics.
Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport)
Kenya’s capital city is home to East Africa’s unrivalled flight hub and will be your first landfall if you’re planning to go anywhere in Kenya – including the Masai Mara – as well as Uganda, Rwanda and indeed Tanzania and Zanzibar. Visitors transfer from Jomo Kenyatta to nearby Wilson Airport for onward regional connections and charter flights.
Healthy & Safety guidelines
Before you depart for a trip it’s better to be well-versed with the situation and protocols that are in place and that’s why we are to help so that your trip becomes more exciting and memorable.
Visit the country’s department for current information on travel advisories, entry restrictions and special considerations for travel in various countries. For country-specific COVID-19 information, including up-to-date entry requirements, visit https://www.health.go.ke/ for more information. Entry requirements for your journey are included in Essential Information in your Final Documents. Be sure to register with your nearest embassy or consulate for the destinations included in your journey
Money, Tipping & Gratitudes
The question of when and where not to tip can be difficult in a foreign country. We give you a quick guide to tipping destination guides, safari guides and waiters in Uganda/Kenya/Tanzania/Rwanda/Congo. In East Africa, it is normal to tip your driver/ guide at the end of a safari or hike, as well as any cook or porter that accompanies you. A figure of roughly USD10-20 per day would be a fair benchmark, while decisions regarding tipping rest entirely with you, we suggest some advice and that’s why we say it’s better to check this with your safari company in advance.
I see no reason why you shouldn’t give a bigger or smaller tip based on the quality of service. It’s not essential to tip the guides who take you around in the national parks and other reserves, but it is recommended, and the tip will surely be appreciated by the recipient, assuming the service has been excellent, anything given out is just fine.
In some African countries, it is hard to travel anywhere without being latched onto by a self-appointed guide, who will often expect a tip over and above any agreed fee.
Is travel insurance a necessity ?
At GoExplore Safaris we understand that a trip to Africa is a significant investment. It requires time, money and expert advice, and you need to be sure that you’re dealing with a trustworthy company. You don’t just want a great trip, you want complete peace of mind, before, during and after travel.
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