Category Archives: General

A Natural Steam Spa in Eburru Forest

Mount Eburru in the Great Rift Valley is an exciting massif to explore for its indigenous forests and wildlife, panoramic views of the great valley and the steam vents that percolate from the belly of the earth. It’s because of … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 12th November 2014

Weather   It’s fantastic – sunny days and cool nights.   Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   LOITA WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS MIGRATION (DOMESTIC)   The great migration from Serengeti left earlier than expected … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 11th October

Weather   It is cloudy but the sky clears by mid-day.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS   The wildebeest are widely spread following the rains filling … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Mara Day Celebrations

Steve Nzuki, the manager of Mara Intrepids & Mara Explorer attended the 3rd Mara Day Celebrations held at The Maasai Mara University, Narok Town in Narok County   The celebration recognizes the importance of the Mara ecosystem which coincides with … Continue reading

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HERITAGE HOTELS VOTED “KENYA’S LEADING SAFARI CAMP BRAND 2014”:

Heritage Hotels has been voted as Kenya’s Leading Safari Camp Brand in the 20th anniversary of World Travel Awards. Established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry, it is the most prestigious, … Continue reading

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Why Kenyan Employers Should Take Advantage Of The Employee Holiday Tax Incentive

In May 2014, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta announced a fiscal stimulus package to aid the recovery of the tourism sector. The stimulus package was designed as a tax incentive for corporate and business entities to encourage their employees to take … Continue reading

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THE ECO-GARDEN – Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort

Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort (GRVL) is at a high altitude of 7,000 feet above sea level on Mount Eburru.   The Lodge boasts an eco-garden where we grow most of our vegetables, herbs and spices – organically … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 30 August 2014

Weather   It’s cold and cloudy early morning, clearing up before mid-day. Dress warm dressing with Maasai shukas (blankets) for morning and evening game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   MIGRATION … Continue reading

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RARE SIGHTING AT SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

A few days ago while on a game drive we saw hundreds of vultures relishing a freshly killed male impala. At first, I thought it was a leopard kill but there was no sign of the impala having been strangled … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 25th August 2014

Weather   It’s clear in the morning and cloudy in the late afternoon.   Following a few days of rain, the grass has turned green with beautiful flowers blossoming.   There is water in all the natural water holes in … Continue reading

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