There are few places other than Kenya that can claim to have hosted such luminaries as Teddy Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Ernest Hemingway. However, it’s the abundance of animals which draws present day safarigoers. Here one can witness the breathtaking migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra traversing the famed Masai Mara Reserve from late June through October.
Accommodations: Large hotels and lodges, intimate tented camps or elegant historic bush homes.
Gameviewing: Pop top minivans and land cruisers in national parks, open vehicles in private concessions,day walks or overnight ‘fly camping’ excursions are added options.
Getting Around: Flying between points is preferable when possible. No self-drive.
Other Attractions: The colorful Masai people add another distinction to this destination. Their relatively nomadic life, traditional dress and reverence of their cattle provide a rare cultural experience.