By Bradley John-Davis, GM Africa for Peregrine Adventures
Ebola. It’s a word that most people want to stay as far away from as possible. And since February 2014, when the outbreak in West Africa was first announced, majority of travellers have been doing just that; eschewing...
Kenya Travel Tours & Trips
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Trips & tours in KenyaPrice$ 0Countries visited: Kenya, Tanzania22 daysNairobi to Zanzibar – the ugly duckling becomes a swan. Watch the Big 5 being all scary-like in Lake Nakuru, then meet the cute kiddliwinks of the New Hope Children’s...Countries visited: Kenya, Tanzania15 daysDon’t cry when you leave Nairobi – you’ll be back here in two weeks. Perve at the pretty pink flamingos in Lake Nakuru, loiter in the Loita Hills and rub...Countries visited: Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda29 daysKenya to Uganda, Rwanda to Tanzania – an adventure into the interior if ever there was one. All the Big 5 strutting their stuff in Lake Nakuru, chimps monkeying about in...Countries visited: Kenya, Tanzania14 daysWhere Nairobi’s big and gritty, Mto Wa Mbu’s small and chummy. Maasai warriors are tall and chummy. The giraffes in the Serengeti are tall and spotty. Cheetahs in the...Countries visited: Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda16 daysA circuit trip through Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Sight rhinos and flamingos in Lake Nakuru – two animals as opposite as animals come. Hang with the chimpanzees in Kibale...Countries visited: Kenya, Tanzania8 daysEver heard of the African massage? No, it's not some kind of holistic approach to back pain administered by a professional. It's where we put you in our big truck and take you driving along bumpy roads. Cute, huh?Countries visited: Kenya8 daysHustle to the bustle in Nairobi, then see where the wild things are in Lake Nakuru. Pitch a tent in Lake Navaisha (or at least along its shores), mingle with the Maasai in the...Countries visited: Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda39 daysNairobi packs a punch. Suss out Lake Nakuru’s wild things, chill with the chimps in Kibale Forest then upgrade to gorillas in Rwanda. Gaze up at Mt Kilimanjaro and celebrate...Countries visited: Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa45 daysThe party gets started in Nairobi, moves into Tanzania and doesn’t let up ‘til South Africa. Meet the cast of The Lion King in Ngorongoro, the Serengeti, Chobe and the...Countries visited: Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda60 daysIf you only take home one piece of African wisdom let it be this: 'The buttocks are like a married couple. Though there is constant friction between them they will still love and live together.'Countries visited: Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe24 daysMeet Africa full-bore in Nairobi then trade it for the drifting ambience of Mto Wa Mbu. Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti and all their furry, toothy inhabitants are next on the...Countries visited: Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda60 daysCape Town is real priddy – love it then leave it for sandboarding in Swakopmund and the San bushmen in the Kalahari. Hippos in the Okavango, rhinos in Matobo National Park,...Countries visited: Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa45 daysCape Town be our kick-off point, Nairobi be our goal. The game plan will see us camping in Spitzkoppe, seal-spying along Cape Cross, delta delving in the Okavango and savanna...Countries visited: Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda39 daysThings start off with a splash in Vic Falls. Lake Malawi has one of Africa’s best beaches – and it’s not even on the coast. More game drives in Mikumi, Serengeti...Countries visited: Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe24 daysActually, on this trip you will go chasing waterfalls. It's pretty much the entire point. We were being ironic, ok?Countries visited: Kenya, Tanzania14 daysTanzania and Kenya – the best of both safari worlds. In Kenya you get the Great Rift Valley and the Maasai. In Tanzania you get Lake Victoria, the Big 5 in the Serengeti and...
Why we love Kenya
Travel to Kenya and experience a whole load of things that most other countries just can’t provide, manufacture or replicate. You’ll see sunsets on steroids, hear howling while camping in national parks, watch predators stalk their prey and have your eyes burned by a sea of hot pink flamingos. Big cities just can’t compete.
Join a Geckos tour of Kenya to enjoy thrilling lakeside game drives at Lake Nakuru, camp with the Masai in the Loita Hills, spot hippos while on a cruise of Lake Naivasha, watch the circle of life unfold at the Masai Mara National Reserve and experience modern Kenya in action in the hectic streets of Nairobi.
With more lions, leopards, cheetahs, hippos and elephants you can poke a stick at (please don’t poke sticks at the animals) being in Kenya is like travelling through a gigantic, zoological Rubik’s Cube – it doesn’t matter which way you turn, you’ll always find an animal (and never solve the puzzle).
Everyone has the right to feel safe and secure on their trip. We don’t tolerate any form of sexual harassment at Peregrine and Geckos, either between passengers or involving our leaders or local operators. Sexual relationships (consensual or otherwise) between a leader and a passenger are unacceptable. If you ever feel another person is behaving inappropriately please inform us immediately by contacting the emergency contact number detailed in these trip notes.
From our Blog
The Maasai is a Nilotic ethnic group of semi-nomadic people that live in Kenya and North Tanzania. They are one of the most well known local nomadic populations thanks to their distinctive customs and bright, striking dress. They also reside near a number of game parks in the Southeast African region,...Read on...
On Saturday 2 June this year, the Queen will celebrate 60 years on the throne. Celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee are happening right across the UK, culminating in a special event this weekend.
So when all the ceremonies, parties, soirees, processions and concerts wind up, we figure a few...Read on...
Here's Part 2 of Robert Upe's article about his experiences on Peregrine's Best of East Africa trip. Read Part 1 here
Along the way, throughout the 15 days, children run beside the truck shouting "mzungu, mzungu" in amazement. Used throughout east Africa, the word means...Read on...
There's no place on earth quite like Africa. From wildlife to deserts to mountains and beyond, once Africa has touched your heart she never lets go.
For many, it's a dream they don't ever intend to fulfil. Price, distance and the sheer other-worldiness means many of us think, "...Read on...
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