Tag Archives: Game drives

Tsavo West Sightings

The week of 11th July 2016 was interesting and seeing a lot of wildlife coming closer to the camp.This is due to the drought season. Elephants started coming earlier than expected to the river and spend the whole night feeding … Continue reading

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Migration Update

The 2016 annual migration of the wildebeest has begun a lot earlier than normal. The first herds were seen at Sand River early June coming in from the Serengeti in Tanzania and moving north into the Maasai Mara.   Following … Continue reading

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Masai Mara – Early Migration Signs

Weather 18ºc morning 25ºc at midday 23ºc after sunset   The Domestic Migration of the Loita Wildebeest and Zebra to the Mara The Loita wildebeest are between Double Crossing and Ntiakitiak River within easy reach of Mara Intrepids Camp. Some … Continue reading

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Lions and Leopards of Samburu – Diary of a Driver Guide

During yesterday evening’s game drive we spotted three lions – a male and two females – heading for the Ewaso Nyiro River, which is the life-lung of Samburu National Reserve.       Looking through my binoculars, I recognized the … Continue reading

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The Wildebai Are Coming!

WEATHER Beautiful clear days and clear skies at night – dazzling for star gazing.   Watch the fantastic race of the planets – brilliant Venus and bold Jupiter – as they draw closer together each night. Venus will pass Jupiter … Continue reading

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Mara Explorer Camp Wildlife Sightings – April 2015

Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   Weather   Raining.   The rivers and luggas are flooded.   Mara River is rising after the low ebb in the last few months.     The … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP – 30TH MARCH 2015

Weather   The weather has changed.   The rain started around the Mara. It’s the first rain of the year and the land is dry and thirsty. The parched soil will simply soak all the water first. Hopefully, the vegetation … Continue reading

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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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