Bespoke African safaris in Kenya

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For more than a hundred years, Kenya has epitomised the archetypal bespoke African safari! Think of Africa and one immediately thinks of infinite savannah plains teeming with wildlife, such as those found in the Maasai Mara, or the beauty of the Rift Valley and its magnificent lakes framed by mountains.

This country offers some truly life-changing experiences, perfect perhaps for a horse riding safari in Kenya, or a family luxury safari.

It is a country of great diversity and beauty with some of the most welcoming people, but above all, Kenya offers some of the finest wildlife in Africa, perfect for a luxury safari. Think of the wildebeest migration, one of Africa’s greatest wildlife spectacles documented on television channels by David Attenborough. Then combine that with some of the most fascinating culture and you have the perfect Kenya adventure safari!

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We can also arrange for a day spent with scientists in the field. Whether you’re interested in our luxury, old-style adventure camping private safaris, an exclusive-use homestead where you can sit around a table and have lively discussions, or being pampered at a designer lodge, you will have the finest of guiding throughout and the quality will be unsurpassed.

For the more active, there is world-class horse-riding for a horse riding safari in Kenya, fishing both inland and on the coast, and superb Kenya walking safaris assisted by camels with the Samburu tribes. These Kenya cultural safaris enable you to learn more about the local culture and give you the freedom to roam this country on foot whilst seeing the wildlife. For the truly adventurous we offer fly-in safaris by helicopter to Lake Turkana. The coast is superb and we have a variety of beautiful places to stay, from chic, gorgeous Robinson Crusoe retreats to a private, luxury villa.

(Rendille men picture by courtesy of Sirikoi Wildlife Conservancy)

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- Utterly designed and tailored around you and your requirements

- Totally unique every time you travel with us

- We use only the very best hand picked guides which can make the difference between a  good holiday and an outstanding one

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- Established over 27 years ago we have been around longer than most

- Our specialists come from, have lived in or travelled extensively in the regions we cover

- Unparalleled knowledge provides you with the best possible experience

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- Philanthropy is our philosophy

- Our founding principle is to always ‘put something back’

- An amount from each holiday is donated to our selected conservation and humanitarian charities


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