Kenya - a land of renown and of diverse attractions beckons to the budget traveler. The notable attractions range from cultural visits and fishing trips on the West Coast with its great inland sea, the Lake Victoria; to beach holidays and water sports on its East Coast with the enticement of the azure waters of the Indian Ocean; a visit to the famous islands of Mombasa and Lamu while listening to the fabulous stories that make up the rich past of the people of the region.
The Great Rift Valley that dissects the country into two and features panoramic vistas that include breath-taking views of extinct volcanoes, salty inland seas and picturesque countryside. Hot deserts in the North contrast greatly with the cool farmlands of the highlands that make up the escarpment of the Rift Valley giving the visitor a taste of the extremities of the climate that is found at the equator.
Despite these variations Kenya is an ideal holiday makers safari destination with some pristine locations that feature both zoological and botanical diversities that support some nearly extinct animal and plant species. The Kakamega Forest and the Arabuko Sokoke are some of these important areas that are home to some unique orchids, butterflies and bird life. Kenya has put aside a considerable portion of its land for wildlife conservation and the result has been the Maasai Mara Game Park, made famous as the scene of the annual migration of the wildebeest with its accompanying game; the Shaba National Park known as the home of the lioness Elsa of the "Born Free" fame, the extensive Tsavo National Park with its rich story of "The Man Eaters of Tsavo"; Samburu National Park where a lioness adopted baby antelopes repeatedly over a period of six months and many more. Below are some of the tours that take you to these wonderful places: -
6 Days Maasai Mara and the Lakes Nakuru, Baringo, Bogoria Affordable Budget Travel
GHT 645 - Mara and the Lakes Budget Tour
Day 1 Nairobi/Masai Mara
Having been picked up from your hotel to begin your 6 days budget tour, depart Nairobi at 9.30 A.M. Drive to the Masai Mara arriving in time for a late afternoon/early evening game drive, stopping at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint and at Narok town for lunch and re-fuelling. Dinner and overnight at the lodge or campsite.
3 Days Maasai Mara Budget Travel
GHTC 044 -MAASAI MARA AFFORDABLE BUDGET CAMPING SAFARI- 3 DAYS - Departs daily
DAY 1: NAIROBI - MAASAI MARA
this 3 days cheap budgettravel departs from our Nairobi office for a journey south along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Lunch at Narok and then climb the western wall entering Hemmingways Country of the "Serengeti Plains". Arrive late afternoon in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, game drive enroute. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.