Great Migration(88701)Credit: Africa ExclusiveCredit: Africa Exclusive

Choose a Kenya Safari for a Magical Vacation

If you’re looking for a different kind of vacation this year, then look no further than a Kenya safari. Kenya is a spectacular country and being home to the original safari, it will guarantee a truly magical experience for everyone concerned. The variety of wildlife and birdlife here is outstanding, the scenery is magnificent and the reserves are remote and unspoilt with a fantastic range of activities on offer. You can also take the opportunity to discover the culture by visiting a local Masai tribe. The best safari regions in Kenya include the Aberdare National Park, Tsavo National Park and of course the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. A Kenya safari in the Masai Mara in particular is one of best vacations you can choose, especially during July and October when the plains are teeming with wildlife as the world’s largest migration takes place.

The Great Wildebeest Migration in the Masai Mara

The annual wildebeest migration or ‘Great Migration’ as it is known is one of the highlights to a safari in the Masai Mara. If you want an authentic African safari experience, you simply have to visit the Mara during this time. This is the largest overland animal migration in the world and a spectacular natural event that occurs every year, straddling the Kenya and Tanzania border. Millions of zebra, wildebeest and gazelle invade the Masai Mara in a hunt for fresh grazing and water. Hot on their heels are thousands of predators including lots of big cats, hyena, wild dog and jackal, all on the prowl for their next big meal. You can enjoy a migration Kenya safari in mobile camps or luxury lodges, all of which allow you to stay as close to the enormous migrating herds as possible.

Photo Opportunities on a Kenya Safari

Africa is such a scenic continent and with each country having its own distinct characteristics, you’ll come home with some amazing shots, whatever your skills with a camera. Kenya is a hot spot for photographers and film makers who all flock to the country to capture the captivating wildlife and stunning scenery. On your Kenya safari you will be accompanied by an expert guide who will help you get the best snapshots possible. The wildebeest migration makes for a fantastic photo album so if you want to be the envy of all your friends back at home, this is the perfect time to organize a safari vacation. This phenomenon will bring a number of emotions from laughing and crying to totally taking your breath away. Capture all your favourite moments on a Kenya safari and you can relive the memories for years to come.