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This country has become something of an institution over the years and is where the lavish and luxurious hunting safari was pioneered and perfected. It is no surprise then that when tastes shifted toward the photographic safari in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Kenya was again at the forefront. Being spread out over a fairly large landmass means it offers a diversity of different habitats to explore, from endless savannas to snow-capped mountains, from harsh deserts to tropical coastlines.

  • The original home of the modern day safari
  • A large country with a diverse array of habitats, species, activities and cultures
  • The Masai Mara hosts the most action-packed portion of the Great Migration
  • Some of the most authentic cultural interactions in Africa
  • Effortless combinations of safari and beach

The crown jewel is without doubt the world-famous Masai Mara reserve. It plays host to the most spectacular portion of the Great Migration, where up to two million wildebeest, zebra and antelope follow the rains in constant search of good grazing. The herds only move through the Mara between July – Nov but their time here is action-packed and chaotic river crossings are the norm. During the rest of the year, however, you will still be rewarded with healthy populations of resident game and much lower visitor numbers. Other safari areas which deserve serious consideration when planning a trip are Meru, Laikipia, Samburu and the Chyulu Hills.

Another drawcard that few safari countries are still able to offer is truly authentic cultural interaction with local tribespeople. Kenya will afford you the unique opportunity to visit Maasai, Kikuyu or Pokot villages.

After a rigorous safari schedule, there is no better way to round off your trip than with a week on the tropical beaches that line the coast. Only Kenya and Tanzania offer such an effortless combination of safari and beach. Unfortunately, Malindi has fallen victim to the large resort syndrome but the areas around Lamu still offer that laid-back barefoot atmosphere that most of our clients are hoping for. Even the spectacular Seychelles is easily connected via the main hub of Nairobi.

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  • Catherine W & Diosmer R

    We had an absolutely AMAZING time

    It exceeded all expectations. It's certainly a trip we will never forget, we didn't want to leave ... Read more

    Catherine W & Diosmer R
    Kenya, Aug 2016
  • Taimoor

    Impeccably organised trip!

    Clyde and the Tailormade Africa team really did a great job for us! Before our departure where we were given beautifully personalised dashboards of the trip to come. The flight to the Masai Mara was convenient and quick and our fantastic guide (and now friend) was waiting for us ... Read more

    Masai Mara (Kenya), Feb 2017
  • Hiba

    Everything from the planning to the holiday itself was seamless.

    Extremely helpful and communicative team...the support and organization was beyond expectations even throughout the trip. The Safari itself was excellent...clean and safe and very knowledgeable guides ... Read more

    Masai Mara (Kenya), Feb 2017
  • Andy R

    A very successful trip, with extremely high quality advice, planning and execution from TMA.

    Clyde jumped into action at very short notice, quickly understood our preferences and put together a carefully thought-out itinerary ... Read more

    Andy R
    Kenya, Feb 2018
  • Anne & Mal B

    We asked for a 'holiday of a lifetime' we got it and so much more.

    From the very first telephone conversation with Rob Morleyat Tailormade Africa, he understood who we were and what we wanted ... Read more

    Anne & Mal B
    Uganda, Kenya & Pemba Island, July 2018
  • Marie M

    Overall it was a wonderful experience. A definitive bucket list vacation.

    Rob did an excellent job setting up our vacation. He was quick to answer emails and called several times to make sure our communication was complete ... Read more

    Marie M
    Kenya & Tanzania, Oct 2018

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