Kenya

More than just safaris

Think of Kenya and you might think of a 4x4 safari vehicle chasing a big cat on the prowl for its next catch or a herd of elephants peacefully grazing. But for a relatively small country, the variety in Kenya’s natural landscapes, cultural heritage (there are over 40 tribes and spoken languages in the country) and cities is impressive — so much so that many visitors return time and again.

You can race camels in the desert, hike snow-capped mountains, watch migrating humpback whales and have a drink on a rooftop overlooking Africa’s Silicon Valley, all in one week if you have time.

That’s to say that safari experience is overrated. There are new lodges and hotels to experience, a growing conservation culture and most importantly, people who are proud of their land and all its gifts. But look a little deeper, and Kenya will offer you an experience beyond your expectations.

The Great Wildebeest Migration

Exploring Africa’s biggest wildlife phenomenon

The vast grasslands of the Serengeti and the golden plateau of Masai Mara are a unique sanctuary for African wildlife, and the arena for one of the greatest wonders of the natural world; the great wildebeest migration. The sheer scale of this event is breathtaking. More than two million wildebeest on the move at once, joined by almost one million zebras and gazelle.

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