Great Kenya Travel Blog Round - Up

It is a sad fact there's little that hasn't already been said when it comes to travel. There are thousands of independent bloggers writing fascinating, unique and authoritative content. To coincide with the launch of our new collection of treks, safaris and holidays in Kenya, we have pulled together an overview of some of the best writing on Kenya, all from independent travel bloggers. So sit back, pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy...

Richard Trillo (writing on the Rough Guide to Kenya Blogspot)

Richard is without doubt an authority on travel in Kenya having authored the Rough Guide to Kenya. If you are planning a trip to Kenya then this is a must read blog, with loads of tips on events and insightful analysis of topical tourist issues such as the reported crash in Masai Mara wildlife numbers


Lara Dunston (writing on Granturismo) on Down at Diani Beach

The Kenyan Coast can be a bit of a mixed bag. Whilst there are some stunning sensitively designed beach lodges around Lamu, the area around Mombasa and Diani Beach is notorious for over development and hassle from beach boys. Lara writes here with brutal honesty on her experience at Diani Beach.Diani Beach by Terence Carter

Mark Wiens writing on Nomadic Matt on How to Safari in East Africa 

Planning a safari for the first time can be a daunting task and the first time you see the prices can be a bit of an eye opener. Mark provides some great tips on doing it independently.

Keith Jenkins writing on Velvet Escape on The splendor of Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru is one of my favourite parks in Kenya, easy to get to and easily digested. it has a wealth of wildlife in a stunning setting. Keith captures the splendor of the park with some great images.

Mark Wiener writing for Migrationology on 101 things to do in Nairobi

Chances are you are going to be spending a day or two in Nairobi if you are coming to Kenya. If so then you would be hard pressed to beat this exhaustive collection of things to do in Nairobi. Mark's site, Migrationology is a wealth of information on Kenya, if you enjoy this also try his excellent piece on Kenyan food

Sherry writing for Ottsworld on Safari in Samburu

Proving that good writing doesn't age this post from 1996 about an encounter with an angry elephant in Samburu is still fresh today. Samburu and nearby Meru parks are about as close to Lion King country as you are going to get.

Meggan writing for the World Effect on Moving through Masai Mara

The Masai Mara is undoubtedly the highlight of any trip to Kenya, especially if you are lucky enough to get there during the migration. Meggan and Beau recorded their travels on the World Effect and a combination of stunning photography and fresh writing make this one of our favourite travel blogs. This is a fantastic series of pictures.

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Combines one of our favourite safari camps in Africa with a barefoot beach lodge on the Kenya Coast.

Tailor-made Classic 9 days

Adults from $3,320 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average per person price for ground arrangements for two people sharing.

Flights are typically an additional $960 per person economy class from London

Families from $2,594 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average price per person for ground arrangements for a family of four (two adults + two children under 12).

Flights are typically an additional $960 per person economy class from London

Enjoy some of the best safari in Africa on this two centre fly-in safari in the Laikipia Wilderness and Masai Mara.

Tailor-made Classic 1 week

Adults from $4,045 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average per person price for ground arrangements for two people sharing.

Flights are typically an additional $704 per person economy class from London

Families from $3,113 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average price per person for ground arrangements for a family of four (two adults + two children under 12).

Flights are typically an additional $704 per person economy class from London

Excellent value introductory safari in an atmospheric small bush camp in the Masai Mara with superb big cat populations followed by relaxation on the beach in Kenya.

Tailor-made Classic 1 week

Adults from $2,013 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average per person price for ground arrangements for two people sharing.

Flights are typically an additional $896 per person economy class from London

Families from $1,816 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average price per person for ground arrangements for a family of four (two adults + two children under 12).

Flights are typically an additional $896 per person economy class from London

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