The Masai Mara is an amazing place, nothing can really spoil this experience but its good to know some small details that can make your stay more comfortable. One thing I was told was you need to be prepared for cold nights. The days are beautiful and warm for most of the year however the temperature dramatically drops throughout the evening, so if staying in a tented camp, make sure you pack warm pj's for the night time, long trousers and fleeces for early morning game drives.
Another point to take note of - buy repellent when you arrive in the country, I bought repellent at home in the UK and it did not work at all against the mosquitoes in the Mara, I was advised to buy it there as they use different ingredients. This seemed to be the case as I bought another bottle in Kenya and I stopped getting bites!
My last point is more of a recommendation, if visiting the Mara, book a hot air balloon ride at sunrise!! It is expensive but you will have stunning views over the Masai Mara and the breakfast when you land is the icing on the cake! You won't regret it!
Nairobi National Park despite its relatively modest size is one of East Africa’s, Africa’s and the world’s most diverse and interesting protected park. The Park has so many different habitats, represented, ranging from savannah grasslands, open woodland, scrub, bushed thickets and dry wetland forest, others includes rocky gorges & wetlands.
A relatively new route up to the mountain and extremely beautiful. It’s our favorite routes because;- It offers a great balance of high summit success rate scenic views and Low traffic. The Lemosho route starts off from the west, beginning with a long drive from Moshi to Londorossi Gate. From there, the first two days are spent trekking th