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  • The African leopard -The master of disguise

    We continue with the African big 5 The African leopard (Panthera pardus) is one of the most beautiful and elusive creatures on the African continent. These solitary cats are masters of disguise, blending in perfectly with their surroundings. They are also incredibly agile and powerful, able to take down prey much larger than themselves. Leopards are found in a variety of habitats, from forests to savannas to deserts. They are most common in East and South Africa, but their range extends as far north as Morocco and as far south as South Africa. As stated the African leopard is the master of disguise and camouflage. This is the most sought animal especially when on African safari because you see it now and then you don’t see it. Some times we safari guides say that even a tail of a leopard is a leopard due to their sly and agile nature , they have the ability to hide in plain sight Leopards are apex predators, meaning they are at the top of the food chain. Their prey includes a wide variety of animals, such as antelope, zebras, wildebeest, and even crocodiles. Leopards are also known to scavenge, and will often eat carrion if they find it. Leopards are solitary animals, and only come together to mate. After a gestation period of about 100 days, the female gives birth to a litter of 2-4 cubs. The cubs stay with their mother for about two years, before they are ready to strike out on their own. Leopards are an important part of the African ecosystem. They help to keep populations of prey animals in check, and they also play a role in seed dispersal. Leopards are also a popular tourist attraction, and help to boost the economies of many African countries. If you are planning a safari in Kenya, be sure to keep an eye out for the African leopard. These magnificent creatures are sure to leave a lasting impression. Here are some additional facts about the African leopard: Leopards are the second- largest cats in African wild after the African lion. They are excellent climbers, and often take their prey up into trees. Leopards have been known to swim long distances. Leopards are solitary animals, but they will sometimes form loose groups of females and their cubs. Leopards are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. The main threats to their survival are habitat loss and poaching. If you are lucky enough to see an African leopard in the wild, be sure to respect its space and admire its beauty from a distance.

  • Planning early for an African safari.

    An African safari is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and it's important to plan early to ensure that you have the best possible trip. Here are some things to consider when planning your safari: When to go: You can visit many countries at any time of the year since there is no extreme weather in Africa especially in countries like Keanya , Tanzania and Uganda which straddle the equator hence moderate weather throughout the year However the best time to go on safari is during June to October in most parts of Africa. During this time, the weather is considerably warm and also this is when the great annual wildebeest migration between the Serengeti (Tanzania) and Maasai Mara(Kenya) happen which is wonderful spectacle. Where to go: There are many different countries and national parks in Africa that offer safaris. Some of the most popular destinations include,Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, and Botswana. Each country has its own unique wildlife and scenery, so do some research to find the place that's right for you. What type of safari: There are different types of safaris available, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury experiences. Some popular options include: Game drives: This is the classic safari experience, where you drive through the park in an open-top vehicle to see the animals. Trekking/ mountaineering?walking safaris: This is a more adventurous option,you can choose to trek on the mountains and craters of Africa, like mt Kilimanjaro or mt Kenya in Tanzania and Kenya respectively or you hike through some of the parks on foot, bikes, camel or horseback. Hot air balloon safaris: This is a unique way to see the animals from above. Night safaris: This is a chance to see the nocturnal animals that are active at night. Accommodation: There are many different types of accommodation available in Africa, from budget-friendly lodges to luxury camps. When choosing your accommodation, consider your budget, your desired level of comfort, and the location of the lodge or camp Transportation: There are a variety of ways to get to and around Africa, including flying, taking a train, safari vehicles. When choosing your transportation, consider your budget, your sense of adventure and what you want to experience. Planning early for your African safari will help you ensure that you have a memorable and enjoyable trip. Here are some additional tips: Start planning at least 6 months in advance. This will give you enough time to book your flights, accommodation, and safari activities. Do your research. Read reviews of different safari companies and destinations to find the best fit for you. Be flexible with your dates. Safari prices can vary depending on the time of year, so be prepared to be flexible with your travel dates. Ask questions. Don't be afraid to ask us questions contact us on text or WhatsApp +254722806781 With careful planning, you can have an unforgettable African safari experience. So what are you waiting for? Start planning today! I hope this blog post helps you plan your African safari. If you have any questions, please leave a comment below.


    1 THE KING OF THE JUNGLE Mostly refered as the King of the jungle, the African savanna lion is the largest wild cat in Africa and the second. The lion is a social animal that lives in prides of up to 40 individuals. The pride is made up of related females, their cubs, and a few males. The males are responsible for defending the pride's territory from other lions. The females do most of the hunting. African lions are on the top of the food chain as predators, they are very efficient hunters which the do in well choreographed corroboration with the females doing most of the hard work. The mostly do their killing by a hamstringing. They hunt a variety of animals, including zebras, antelopes pumbas aka warthogs, buffaloes, wildebeest, hartebeest and other savanna herbivores. Lions are well-adapted to their savanna habitat. They have thick fur that helps to keep them warm at night and cool during the day. They also have excellent hearing and vision, which helps them to hunt their prey. African savanna lions are an endangered species. There are only about 20,000 left in the wild. The main threats being encroachment and human- wildlife conflict. Lions can clock up to 80km/h or 50mph and can leap up to 3 M  high. Its Roar which is a significant sound in the savanna grassland can be heard 8 Km or 5 miles away. They are such a close knit family such that a nursing female lion can suckle any nursing cub her own cubs age as long as they are from the same pride. They weigh up to 250 Kg for males and 150 kg for females. Lions lifespan in the wild is up to 15 years.

  • Embark on an spectacular Kenyan safari adventure with us

    Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Africa's wild beauty? Look no further than our brand new Kenyan Safari website, your gateway to a world of breathtaking landscapes, mesmerizing wildlife, and cultural immersion. Join us as we explore the wonders that Kenya has to offer, from the iconic savannahs of the Maasai Mara to the lush forests of Amboseli National Park. Get ready to experience the thrill of a lifetime and create memories that will last forever. The Magnificent Maasai Mara: No Kenyan safari experience would be complete without a visit to the Maasai Mara, one of the most renowned wildlife reserves on the planet. Imagine witnessing the Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest and other animals traverse the plains in search of greener pastures. Our expert guides will take you on game drives that bring you face-to-face with majestic lions, graceful giraffes, and massive elephants. Capture the awe-inspiring scenes of predators on the hunt and the intimate moments of animal interactions that unfold before your eyes. Traverse through the great rift valley with its beautiful hills, plains and lakes and visit lake Nakuru national park the bird watchers paradise where you will be able to enjoy watching more wildlife including the white rhino with thousands pink flamingoes in the background on the shores of the lake. Did you know that this park is rhino sanctuary and at the same time a bird watchers paradise where over 400 different species of birds have been identified. A Glimpse of Amboseli's Elegance: Amboseli National Park offers a different but equally enchanting safari experience. With the towering presence of Mount Kilimanjaro as its backdrop, Amboseli provides a unique opportunity to photograph wildlife against the stunning vista of Africa's highest peak. Marvel at herds of elephants roaming freely, silhouetted against the sunrise. Cultural Immersion and Local Hospitality: Our Kenyan safari experience goes beyond wildlife encounters. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the Maasai people, renowned for their vibrant culture and distinctive attire. Engage in cultural exchanges, learn about traditional dances, and even visit a Maasai village to gain insights into their way of life. And after a day of adventure, relax in the warm embrace of our carefully selected lodges and camps, where local hospitality and luxurious comforts merge seamlessly. Responsible and Sustainable Tourism: At our Kenyan Safari website, we are committed to practicing responsible and sustainable tourism. We prioritize the well-being of the environment and local communities, ensuring that your presence contributes positively to the preservation of Kenya's natural wonders and cultural heritage. By choosing us, you're not only embarking on a thrilling safari but also becoming a steward of this incredible land. Conclusion: Are you ready to turn your dreams of a Kenyan safari into a reality? Our new website is your ultimate guide to a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that promises to awaken your senses and ignite your spirit of exploration. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a photography aficionado, or a traveler seeking an authentic cultural experience, Kenya has something remarkable to offer. Join us on this remarkable journey, and let the magic of the African wilderness leave an indelible mark on your soul. Book your Kenyan safari with us today and prepare to be amazed!

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