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News Updates

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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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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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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Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort Hosts Magical Kenya Golf Tour Operators FAM Trip.

Great Rift Valley Lodge was proud to host the 1st edition of the Magical Kenya Golf Tour Operators Familiarization Trip. This tournament was a great opportunity for the golfers to sample some of the most exquisite golf courses in Nairobi … Continue reading

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Lion Kids Camp at Samburu – Concern for Mother Nature

Samburu children in northern Kenya know a lot about wildlife because they live in a wild country amongst wild animals while herding livestock like goats, sheep and cows. They have to learn as much as possible about the reptiles, birds … Continue reading

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Kooijman Family Experience, Samburu

Melissa Kooijman is a travel agent from Safari Studio in Canada who visits Africa almost every year. She stayed at Samburu Intrepids Camp with her mum and sons, and spent time at Kiltamany primary school where they donated note books, … Continue reading

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Kiltamany Girls Boarding School Gets A Helping Hand

Five years ago, Heritage Hotels embarked on a school project at Kiltamany Girls School. It was to furnish the school dormitory for the local Samburu girls. The dormitory was opened on 25th January by the Honorable Moses Lenolkulal, the governor of … Continue reading

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Beneath The Acacia Trees Of Samburu

By Kathleen Peddicord   “Kait, please stand there, beneath that acacia tree,” Tilas instructed.   “Jackson, you must stand over there, beneath that acacia tree,” he continued.   “Kathleen, go there and stand beneath the shade of that little tree…and, … Continue reading

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Great Rift Valley Lodge Hosts Nation Media Group’s Governors Summit

Hosted by the Nation Media Group, the summit has brought together governors from Kenya’s 47 counties to learn how devolution can work successfully. They also took time to learn about the opportunities offered by the system of government from high-level … Continue reading

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