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  • Photo of Kenya
  • Photo of Kenya
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The 'jewel' of East Africa, Kenya is a country of beautiful landscapes on what many consider to be the earth's harshest continent. It is a startlingly beautiful land, from the coral reefs and white beach sands of the coast to the summit of Mount Kenya, with its crown of clouds.

In between these two extremes is the rolling savannah, home to game parks such as Amboseli, the Masai Mara, Samburu and Tsavo and the agricultural highlands with their green coats of coffee and tea plantations. There's also the impressive stretch of the Great Rift Valley, a deep scar across the face of Africa.

Kenya is like a giant real-life theme park, with one-tenth of its land designated as national parks and reserves and just about every African plain dwelling animal at home here. The Masai Mara is where you'll get to see lion prides hunting and elephants, buffalos, zebras and hippo roaming casually. This is also the place to see the wildebeest migration across the Serengeti in July and August. …

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Kenya and the Tanzania epitomize the quintessential safari experience. Safari in Kenya is the most amazing experience for everyone. This is a startlingly beautiful land, with some of the most magnificent wildlife and the scenery in the whole world. Kenya is the regional hub with the most modern infrastructure, featuring top Africa game parks of Maasai Mara, Samburu, Amboseli and the beaches of the Mombasa and the Lamu. Tanzania is more exclusive and features Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater Conservancy, Mt Kilimanjaro, and the exotic island of Zanzibar. Many private safaris is also available in Kenya.

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