The Safari Code

The word ‘Safari’ actually means ‘to travel’ and can refer to any journey or trip. When in either a park or a reserve visitors should observe the following code: The Wildlife Code Respect the privacy of the wildlife, this is their habitat. Beware of the animals – they are wild and can be unpredictable. Don’t…

WHY YOU SHOULD DO A BALLOON SAFARI

There are many outdoor Activities in Masai Mara National Reserve and the Serengeti. One of the most popular is the hot air balloon ride at sunrise. Balloon safaris offer not only adventure but also romance. In the early mornings, you get to experience the great wilderness of East Africa. Riding a hot air balloon at…

IS A SAFARI GOOD VACATION FOR KIDS?

You have been planning for a safari for years but now you have a family and wondering if it’s a good idea to take your kids on the African adventure.  Family vacations mean no person left behind. However, multi-generational trips can be very tricky. So, should you take your kids on that safari? Our answer,…

NATURE TRAILS IN AND AROUND NAIROBI

Taking a walk out in the nature is one of the most calming experiences.  So, while in Nairobi how about some outdoor exploration. You get to smell fresh air, sight-see and maybe lose some “vacation weight” while at it.  There are a number of nature trails in and within Nairobi that are great for every…

WHAT TO EXPECT BEFORE GOING ON A SAFARI

Thinking of going on a safari? Check out African Horizons Travel Safari for safari packages at affordable rates. Safaris have become popular not only to the Western world but also from tourists across the globe. More and more tourists from advanced economic countries such as China, Russia and the Middle East have contacted us for…

FORGET THE HYPE; TRY THESE UNDERRATED EAST AFRICA SAFARI DESTINATIONS…

East Africa is best known for its sandy beaches, a variety of wildlife and birds and great food. Traversing through the East Africa countries should be on every travel enthusiast’s bucket list. In particular, Kenya has been voted as the world’s leading safari destination by the World Travel Awards four times. As proud citizens of…

Myths About Wildebeest Migration

The season is here. This being our first post in a very long while it is only fitting that we talk about the GREAT migration of the gnus. This is the time you get to witness one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” – Every year over a million wildebeest, zebra and antelope migrate…

Could the Migration already be here?

Originally posted on African Horizons Travel Blog:
Could the Great Annual Wildebeest Migration have arrived too early this year? Some AWESOME news we are receiving from the ground is that indeed the plains are strode with the Loita herds. Our guides on the ground have had excellent safari experiences in the Mara past two weeks,…

Charity Cycling Safari is here!

January brought the long awaited charity cycling trip. We have been planning for and anticipating this safari more than anything, and now it is finally here. The one we had been preping for and bloged about here in a series of Cycle Camping Safari Challenge Part I and Cycle Camping Safari Challenge Part II. Together…

Our RARE spot of the month!

Our lead safari guide Mustafa Diriye and our family-of-four guests had an awesome and very rare sighting come their way on Friday, September 26th while on a game drive in the Samburu Game Reserve… they were privileged to see a Melanistic Serval Cat. Also known as the Black Serval, this cat is one of the…