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Dreaming of getting away to a world of golden savannahs, dense riverine woods, or rolling hills dotted with photogenic acacia trees? Where you can see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras as close as if you were at a zoo? Except… our parks are no zoo; there are no bars between you and the wildlife. You’ll experience nature as it has always existed.
And if you can imagine yourself being in the midst of this sublime natural world, then perhaps it’s time to start planning your summer safari. It’s not too early – in fact, it’s the perfect time to book your flight and your Africa safari as you’ll have more choices and get the best deals.
A Summer Explosion of Wildlife
Have you heard of the Great Wildebeest Migration? It’s one of the most immense natural spectacles in the world and has been called the largest movement of animals on the planet.
Starting in the summer months of June and July hundreds of thousands… and up to several million wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, and more herd over the Mara River flooding in from their breeding grounds in the Serengeti and into the Masai Mara Reserve in search of food and water.
Awaiting them on this yearly cyclic trek are every manner of predator – crocodiles in the Mara River and beyond that, lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals, and hyenas. The resulting dramatic display is an incredible scene of survival for both predators and prey, with the vast majority of the invading grazers surviving and moving on in a great train through the Mara lands.
And, all this will take place this coming summer, so factor that into your safari plans.
Yes, Summer Is Also Beach Time
Think of Kenya and our national parks, wildlife and great golden savannahs come to mind. But Kenya also offers 1420 km (882 mi) of pristine coastline and some of the prettiest beaches anywhere. One of our favorites is Diani Beach voted three times the best beach in Africa.
Its clean, untouristed sands offer a respite from or a starting point for your Africa safari. While at Diani, swim, snorkel, or dive in the clear waters of the Indian Ocean near brilliant coral reefs, alive with the colors of thousands of tropical fish, turtles, dolphins, and more.
The scene here in Diani is relaxed but also international and hip as revealed by its restaurants, boutiques, and clubs.
Choose Your Safari
Like all holidays, safaris come in all shapes and sizes. We offer private safaris from one to nine days and all feature private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeeps, the only way to appreciate the safari experience.
Want to add some glamour to your adventure… and give yourself more game drive time? Choose a flight safari.
These multi-day fly-in tours will have you winging into the parks from Nairobi or the Kenya coast on short, easy, and scenic flights, touching down at convenient airstrips next to the parks. You’ll step from your plane to be met by your guide and ushered to an awaiting Land Cruiser Jeep.
What a great way to cut down on road-tripping and increase your wildlife viewing time.
Summer is coming. Let us help you plan your summer safari with dozens of adventure options throughout Kenya’s magnificent wildlife parks.