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Masai Mara Adventure Safari, a pleasant experience.

One of Africa’s premier national parks, the Masai Mara is famous for its Large Cat population and the massive annual Wildebeest Migration.  The Masai Mara reserve covers 1510 sq km of wide-open savannahs and fertile riverine woodlands in south-western Kenya and forms a continuation of the Serengeti …

Safari in Kenya the best adventure

Safari in Kenya is what comes to mind when people think of safari in Africa. Safari in Kenya holiday offers a yarning traveler the best that Africa has to offer. From the legendary Masai Mara and intriguing cultures, to its pristine coastlines with tropical beaches. …

Honey badgers, the ferocious fighters and best honey lovers of the African savanna.

The honey badger (Mellivora capensis), also known as the ratel, is a mammal widely distributed in Africa, Southwest Asia, and the Indian subcontinent. It is the only species in the genus Mellivora and in the mustelid subfamily Mellivorinae. Despite its name, the honey badger does not closely resemble other badger species; instead, it bears more anatomical similarities to weasels. It is primarily a carnivorous species …

Nile crocodiles, the armoured interesting and fearsome predators of African continent.

Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is a large crocodilian native to freshwater habitats in Africa.  It is widely distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa, occurring mostly in the central, eastern, and southern regions of the continent, and lives in different types of aquatic environments such as lakes, rivers, swamps, and marshlands. Due to its widespread occurrence …

Banded mongoose, the fascinating feisty little snake hunters of African savanna.

The banded mongoose (Mungos mungo) is a mongoose species native from the Sahel to Southern Africa. It is a sturdy mongoose with a large head, small ears, short, muscular limbs and a long tail, almost as long as the rest of the body. Their fur is shaggy and greyish brown with several dark …

Hyenas, protective parents and accomplished hunters despite being maligned as nasty scavengers.

Hyenas or hyaenas are mammals of the family hyaenidae. With only four extant species it is the fifth-smallest family in order Carnivora. Despite their low diversity, hyenas are unique and vital components of most African ecosystems. Ugly’, ‘cowardly’, ‘thieving’… It seems that nobody has anything good to say about Africa’s commonest large carnivore, the …

Buffalo Springs National Reserve, another treasure in the northern circuit.

Buffalo Springs National Reserve is an alternate choice for guests who desire a discerning and unfettered safari trip in northern Kenya’s bush country. As one of the several hidden landscapes, the reserve offers a serene setting where you escape into a vast landscape of remarkable …

Turacos, the beautiful arboreal birds of sub-Saharan Africa.

Turacos are a fairly common African bird and are part of the Musophagidae family. The Musophagidae (literally ‘banana-eaters’), or turacos, includes plantain-eaters and go-away-birds. In southern Africa both turacos and go-away-birds are commonly known as louries. They are semi-zygodactylous – the fourth (outer) toe can be switched back and forth.The second and third …

African vultures question. Are our vultures safe yet? Find out about this precious birds.

African vultures, are they safe yet? Vultures are arguably the most misunderstood scavengers. With their hunched posture, bald heads and their use in cartoons to represent opportunistic greed.  Humans have long considered them to be the outcasts of the animal kingdom, and due to their association …

Shaba National Reserve adventure, an amazing yet less visited jewel in the Kenya’s northern frontier.

Shaba National Reserve in northern Kenya offers the astute African traveler 92 square miles (239 square kilometers) of breathtaking scenery amidst arid grasslands and sparse woodland set against the backdrop hills of Shaba, a volcanic extinct highland. The reserve is named for the 1525-meter Mount …