Rising 17,058 feet above sea level, Mount Kenya is Kenya’s tallest mountain. It is the second-tallest in all of Africa after Mount Kilimanjaro, which is found in northeastern Tanzania. Continue reading
The tallest peak in all of Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro rises 19,340 feet above sea level. As one of the planet’s “Seven Summits”, it is a huge draw for mountain climbers. Ice-capped and majestic, Mount Kilimanjaro is a legendary mountain, receiving mention in many an African-related story or document. Continue reading
The most famous of the Kenyan game parks, the Maasai Mara is almost a must-visit for those looking to experience the best that Kenya has to offer. When researching Maasai Mara, you will notice that two common spellings apply, the other being Masai Mara.
However you spell it, a Masai Mara safari Kenya adventure will surely be a highlight of your Kenya vacation. Boasting scores of native animals, including the “Big Five”, you will certainly see your fair share of wildlife when visiting the Masai Mara game reserve. The “Big Five” includes some of the more dangerous of African animals, more specifically the African elephant, the African buffalo (Cape Buffalo), the leopard, the lion, and the rhinoceros. In addition to the animals here, visitors will be treated to big skies, sprawling savannahs, and so much more.
The Masai Mara game park is also home to the Masai people, who are known for their tall stature and distinct red robes. There’s something so magical about a Maasai Mara Kenya safari. It’s the kind of place you never forget, a travel destination bound to make the top of your list of favorite world destinations.
Found on the western side of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, Lake Victoria borders the countries of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Continue reading
Interestingly enough, just a short drive from downtown Nairobi can have you in the Nairobi National Park. Continue reading