Kenya, The Wildlife Safari Country-Adventures, activities, events
In Kenya Safari is used to
mean travel for leisure. Safari is simply about people
traveling away from or within their homes to meet and experience
other people's way of life in between sightseeing. Kenya
Safari is about relaxation and merry making- fun amidst lots of
celebrations-dining, wining and dining. The Safari spirit is
about escape from daily routine and visiting prestigious
destinations like the national parks (Maasai Mara, Samburu etc)
and the beaches at the coast. A safari destination is about
activities. Besides wildlife sporting (either on foot or
vehicle), there are numerous activities to be undertaken depending
on what you want to achieve. From the very beginning Kenya has
been an adventurous country associated with big game viewing.
Our adventure safaris are either soft or hard.
Hard adventure safaris
involves guests participating in strenuous activities like hiking,
mountain climbing, horse riding, camel safaris, animal tracking,
deep sea fishing, scuba diving, sky diving, Gliding safaris,
Fishing,Kayaking, white water rafting, rock climbing, camping, motor
/motor cycle racing etc.
are available in Kenya. The Rhino Charge and Lewa
Marathon are some of the events that fall under this category.
Motor car racing- Safari Rally attracts numerous funs from all over
the world. Other motor car events include Cocours de elegance,
which show cases classic cars.
Adventure safaris include
visiting hardship areas like Central Northern Kenya ( Laikipia and
Samburu Areas) Northern Kenya ( Marakwet, Turkana and Marsabit
areas) and participating in their camel, horse and hiking safaris.
Also in this region, we have elephant watching, lion and rhino
rock climbing adventures are
available in Mt, Kenya and Mt Kilimanjaro. Mt Elgon is ideal
for practicing purposes. Numerous rock climbing opportunities
exist in Hell's Gate, Cherangani, Athi river and Tsavo West.
exploration adventures are available at Chyulu hills, Mt
Elgon, Mt Suswa, Cherangani, Turgen Hills, Tsavo East
and South Coast.
like canoeing, Kayaking, white water rafting and boating
opportunities are available in the rivers and lakes of Kenya.
White water rafting is available at Tsavo East National Park and the
man made lakes of masinga. boating opportunities are available
in Lake Naivasha, Turkana and Victoria. Kayaking is availabel
in the Tana.
Soft or exotic safari
activities health spas safaris, like massage, meditation, , yoga and aromatherapy are
available. Included in this category are full body works-
pedicures, manicures, yoga, and meditation. Other do it
yourself include steam bathes and mud bathes. Yoga and
Meditation are offered at Mukutan Retreat, and Loisaba ( Laikipia),
Alfajiri (Diani beach) and Baraka Houses ( Watamu beach). Loisaba
provides starbeds where guests sleep under the stars
like Micro lifting, Helicopter safaris, Kite surfing and sky diving
are available in Kenya. Kite surfing takes place year round at
Che Shale 20 Km north of Malindi. Micro Lifting is organized
at Amboseli. Helicopter safaris are organized at Mukutan and
Loisaba( Laikipia) to explore remote regions of the Northern Central
Animal Trek Safaris
are available in Northern Kenya. Kirisia hills are known for
Donkey trek safari into the surrounding wilds. In the
private ranches of Laikipia plateau, Naivahsa and Maasai Mara, horse
back safaris are organized.