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Kenya Laikipia bird
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The high plains of Laikipia offer an excellent alternative safari experience to the better-known Maasai Mara. Here, adventurers can spot elephants, black rhino and zebra while staying at one of the many conservancies that protect the wildlife.

Safari in Kenya

Kenya's best safari reserves and camps

My single most important tip for Kenya safari first-timers is to avoid the mistake of non-stop game drives. Standard tour operator itineraries shuttle you from park to park with a gruelling schedule of game drives. Yes, this is the best way of seeing large mammals up close, but the bumpy tracks, early starts and long hours quickly exhaust even the most ardent more

6 days

Laikipia and Mara safaris

Kenyan safaris north and south
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8 days

Mara, Laikipia and Great Rift Valley

Kenya’s wildlife hotspots
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Laikipia Tours

Laikipia, Meru National Park, Amboseli National Park

Kenya Safari Off The Tourist Trail

13 daysFrom NZ$18,925
Nairobi, Laikipia, Loita Hills

Active Kenya Safari

Hiking and riding through Kenya’s national parks and private conservancies

16 daysFrom $11,677

Laikipia Travel Companies

East Africa

Governors' Camp Collection

Luxury Safari holidays in East Africa

Odyssey Safaris

Creating unforgettable experiences in East Africa

Wild Frontiers

Safaris into East, West and Southern Africa
East Africa

Natural World Kenya Safaris

The leader in customized and budget-friendly East Africa safaris

Take Me To Africa

Experts in small group travel to Africa
East Africa

Beyond Travel

Uganda-based safari specialist

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