Safari tours and trips starting in Nairobi

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Most safari tours and trips start in the Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. It hosts Jomo Kenyatta International airport which is the major airport in the country. On arrival, tourists can either be accommodated in any of its world class hotels or embark on a safari immediately. The city is often referred to as the safari capital because of the great safaris that start in Nairobi. It also hosts Nairobi National park which is the only game park in the world located within a major city. Someone can have a mini safari in Nairobi by visiting its many attractions before proceeding for the main safari.


Safari Tours and Trips starting in Nairobi

Below are some of the safaris that start in Nairobi:


Balloon safari in Masai Mara

The 3 days Masai Mara Safari  takes you to Masai Mara National reserve which is the one most popular game park in Africa. On the way to the reserve, you will have a brief stop in Mai Mahiu to view the Great Rift Valley. Your two days at the Masai Mara will be spent watching a game viewing in one of the best parks in Africa. Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant like in the Masai Mara National Reserve. It is one of the best destinations in the world for wildlife viewing in their natural environment. There are over 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and more than 400 bird species recorded on the reserve. The reserve is famous for the wildebeest migration that occurs annually where more than two million animals arrive in Masai Mara from Serengeti in July and go back in October. All members of the big five are found here

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Beisa Oryx

Our 15 days rustic Kenya wildlife and  beach safari explores some of the best safari destinations in Kenya and ends at one of the best beaches in Africa. It starts with Samburu national reserve  where you will spend 2 nights. The reserve is rich in wildlife with fame for the abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx also referred to as (Samburu Special). The reserve is also popular with elephants. Large predators such as lions are an important attraction. Kamunyak the Miracle Lioness that adopted the baby Oryx used to be a resident in the reserve. Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area.

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Humpback whale

Our 10 days bush and beach safari with train experience takes you to the southeast region of Kenya. The region is located east of the rift highlands and is made up of plateau gentle sloping towards the coastal plains. The southeast Kenya region has three superb national parks namely Amboseli national parkTsavo west national park and Tsavo east national park. The bush and beach safari will depart from Nairobi to Amboseli national park. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants and has plenty of other wildlife species. More attractions include spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro which is the tallest in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Others are the opportunity to meet the Masai people who have largely maintained their traditional lifestyle and the exceptional vistas offered by the park.

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½ day Nairobi national park tour takes you to the only game park in the world that is located in a capital city. The tour is ideal for anybody who is on transit through Kenya and has a few hours to spare, or somebody visiting Nairobi and does not have the time to visit other far flung parks. People who reside in Nairobi are also invited to visit Nairobi National Park on this Tour.

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Flying safari

The flying safari package is ideal for someone who has no time for the approximately 6 hrs drive to Masai Mara. Flight to Masai Mara takes about 45 minutes. Game drives will take place in the Mara triangle which is in the North western part of the Masai Mara, a region with abundant wildlife. The game drives will be done in a shared open sided 4×4 safari vehicle. Accommodation is at the Mara Siria camp which offers panoramic views of the savanna plains teaming with wildlife.

Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant like in the Masai Mara National Reserve. It is one of the best destinations in the world for wildlife viewing in their natural environment. There are over 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and more than 400 bird species recorded on the reserve. The reserve is famous for the annual wildebeest migration that occurs every year  with more than two million animals arriving in Masai Mara from Serengeti in July and going back in October. All members of the big five are found here..

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The 10 days Kenya Tanzania Uganda Gorilla safari will take you to all the 3 East African countries. Each country has its unique appeal offering different experiences. The safari climaxes with gorilla tracking which is truly unique and a lifetime experience. The gorilla tracking permits need to be secured way in advance because of their limited availability to a small number of visitors.

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Honey moon

Kenya is an outstanding honeymoon safari destination and a perfect place to start your marriage life in style. With breathtaking beaches, world class game parks and the hospitality in a class of its own, few places can match Kenya. The emphasis of the 15 days Kenya honeymoon safari is luxury and romance. The safari ends with days of relaxation at one of the most romantic private islands. The Chale island.

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Cheetah mara

The 9 Days Kenya Safari takes you to 4 premier destinations in Kenya. They are Amboseli National Park, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara National Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park. On the 9 Days Kenya Safari, a minimum of 2 nights will be spent in each of the four destinations. Spending two nights in each place will enable one to have enough time to sample and appreciate what is offered in the destination. It will also allow for rest and relaxation and reduce the frequency of packing and unpacking. Accommodation will be in mid range lodges. There is an option of choosing the mode of transportation and game drives, between a two wheel drive safari van and 4 wheel drive safari land cruiser. The four wheel drive option is highly recommended. The meal plan is full board. A range of extra activities are available and they include a balloon safari which cost between$400 and $450 per adult. This can be organized by us if you are interested. Others include a cultural Masai village visit and boat rides.

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