Tag Archives: Game drives

BIG CAT Report – Samburu Intrepids Camp

At 4pm recently, we arrived at the Daraja bridge on the Ewaso Nyiro River in the heart of the Samburu National Reserve. It is the elephants’ main crossing area. There were no herbivores around and I slowed down to look … Continue reading

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ZIWANI CAMP ANIMALS SIGHTING

Weather   It’s been sunny until midday with clouds gathering in the afternoon. By evening, it pours with rain. Most of the roads in the park have been washed away or are inaccessible.   Temperature   19’c morning 29’c at … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 15th January 2015

Weather   The weather: Both cool and sunny.   Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   LOITA WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS MIGRATION (DOMESTIC)   The Loita or local wildebeest, zebras and gazelle have gone back … 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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A Wildlife Preview Of A Game Drive In Samburu National Reserve

The whole land has turn to be dry and we are deep in the dry season in Samburu and further North. Most of the shrubs, trees and grass are completely finished in some areas. The life giving river Uaso Ngiro … Continue reading

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Migration Update – 25th July 2014

Weather   It’s cloudy early morning with clear skies mid-morning. You have to dress warm for early morning game-drives. We provide our guests with Maasai shukas (blankets) on game-drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c … Continue reading

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Great Safari Weather In The Mara

The weather is great – cool with showers in the evening. Morning temperatures are around 17ºC and afternoons  27ºC. THE GREAT MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS     The wildebeest and zebra have crossed Mara River from the west to east. They … Continue reading

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Out And About In Ziwani, Tsavo West

MASAI GIRAFFE Driving to Serengeti plains (not to be confused with Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania), our guests had one wish – to see the Masai giraffe. They had never seen them in the wild. Luckily near Lake Jipe … Continue reading

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Wildlife Thrives in Ziwani, Tsavo West

BIRD WALK AROUND SANTE RIVER Seen during the recent bird walks around Santé River are Knob-billed Ducks (Sarkidiornis m. Melanotos) back from Lake Jipe, Spur-winged Geese (plectropterus g. gambensis) and Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiacus).     CROCODILE PREDATOR The Nile … Continue reading

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The Grand African Safari – Explorer Style

A Private Paradise   With ten tents on the peninsula of the Talek river, it’s understated luxury in the wild. Each tent set on a deck has an open plan, three sides that can be unzipped for a stunningly wide … Continue reading

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