Safari holidays in Kenya

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Before deciding to organize and arrange a safari trip to a particular destinations, many things click on your mind such as proper documentation, vaccines that you are suppose to get, air ticket which some may find hard to combine and maybe probably postpone your trip. These are things that you should organize and arrange first.

When you get all these in one place then you are set for a wonderful experience in Africa, most probably Kenya which is known with all the safari lovers. First of all you need to book your safari with your outfitter prior before boarding the plane, and arrange with them the necessary arrangenments like transfers which normally cost $20 one way, accomodation in Nairobi which varries according to your budget, your safari programme and make sure to know on these programme and the quote offered whats inluded and what is not included to avoid unnecesary surprises when you land in Kenya.

Most of the famous national parks in Kenya that you ought to consider when visiting include Maasai mara national Park, Lake Nakuru national park, Amboseli National park, Tsavo East and Tsavo west national park, Aberdare national park, Lake Naivasha and many. Visiting these national parks you can either join the group that your outfitter will provide (there available group) or uou can go private at a different cost cost. The safari in Kenya are of different types commonly known as the camping safari and the lodge safari. Most of the camping safari ranges between 130$ - 150$ per person per day. For the lodge safari they commonly range between  220$ - 250$ per person per day. Accomodation in lodges includes the famous lodges like Mara Sopa lodge, Mara Simba lodge, Mara Sarova tented camp, Keekorok lodge, Lake Nakuru lodge, Lion hill lodge, Amboseli sopa lodge and many more. For camping safaris most of the campsites are selfcontained with beds and beddings so you dont need to bring a sleeping bag for you trip, carrying a sleeping bag were the old days and not anymore.

Most safari outfitters offers programmes starting from 3 days to 15 days safari depending on your budget, your programme and the time you have in a particular destination. We should also consider the lovers of trekking, trekking can be done in the Mount Kenya, Mount Meru  and Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

The vehicles used for safari in Kenya include safari mini van with open roof ideal for game viewing and Land cruisers, but with land cruiser the price is always a bit higher compared to the safari mini van. All these vehicles accomodate a maximum of 8 pax with each passenger having a guarantee window seat.

Kenya is a home for safari with all the fun, excitement, jouney, new discovery starting. There are different communities to lean different cultures if intrested and also to enjoy the local foods which is very different from the Western Cuisine. The great wilderbeest migration in the Maasai mara will be starting in June and this is one of the most amazing spectacular event you shouldnt miss for anything. When organizing your safari this summer holidays, Kenya is one of the places you should put in your diary. Dont forget your camera, you need to take as much photos as you can to keep in your diary and to remember your vacation in Kenya.

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This article was published on 2011/05/25