Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Wildlife Update

Posted on 9th September, 2014

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

General, News Updates, Samburu National Reserve

Posted on 9th September, 2014

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

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Wildlife Update

Posted on 9th September, 2014

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

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 12th August, 2014

MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 12th August 2014

Weather   It’s cloudy in the early morning but gets warmer by midday with clear blue skies.   It’s important to dress warm for early morning game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after … Continue reading

General, Samburu National Reserve, Wildlife Update

Posted on 4th August, 2014

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

General, Tsavo West

Posted on 23rd July, 2014

First World War Centenary

In August 2014 the world will commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War(WWI).   Taita-Taveta County will be the focus of this commemoration as they host some of the major protagonists of WWI.Taita-Taveta was the main … Continue reading

General, Tsavo West

Posted on 23rd July, 2014

THE FRAU AND THE BAOBAB (THE SNIPER TREE)

An enduring myth of the Taveta folk is about a German woman whose husband was killed by the British during World War 1. Seeking revenge, the embittered widow hid in a hollow baobab tree and shot many an unsuspecting British … Continue reading

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Wildlife Update

Posted on 18th July, 2014

ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – Mara Intrepids & Mara Explorer

Weather   Cold, cloudy mornings clearing up by mid-day. You need to dress warm for the early morning game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   Annual Migration of the Wildebeest and … Continue reading

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 2nd July, 2014

The Wildebeest Migration Endures: Maasai Mara Wildlife Update

Weather   It is warm during the day with a clear sky and a great time to enjoy the beautiful golden sunrise and sunset. It can be a bit dusty during the game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   … Continue reading

Awards, General, Great Rift Valley - Naivasha, News Updates

Posted on 28th June, 2014

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