Best Places for Backpackers in Kenya.

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Welcome to Nairobi: The Lush City Under The Sun.

“Enkare Nairobi”- is a coinage of the phrase ‘a sanctuary of cool waters’ by the Maasai-a local Kenyan community, and which encapsulates the ecological craftsmanship that is Nairobi. Yes, Nairobi was then known, and even now known, as `a sanctuary of cool waters’, the blooming city under the sun. The predominant tribe which occupied Nairobi during the pre-colonial times was the pastoralist Maasai community, a tribe known for its rich cultural heritage; and that explains the differential populations of the Maasai community which inhabits towns in the outskirts of Nairobi such as Kitengela, Kiserian and Rongai, all which border the Nairobi National Park.

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The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT)

The DSWT was founded by Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick DBE, in honor of her late husband, David Leslie William Sheldrick MBE, the founding warden of the Tsavo East National Park, in Kenya.

Michelle Jayne Simon

KENYA: TIPS ON EXPLORING LAMU

My ideal vacation involves sandy beaches, perfect weather, beautiful sunsets, and cocktails. Lots of cocktails. When a friend approached me with the idea of visiting a coastal town, I was all smiles. With many destinations to choose from, be it Lamu, Watamu or Malindi in Kilifi, Kenya, we finally settled on Lamu since we hadn’t been there before. To ease the planning, we had a WhatsApp group where we shared ideas on places to stay and activities to do. We booked our tickets and were on the evening bus to Mombasa.

Justine Mutisya

Exploring Mombasa; Beach and City

The warmth tingling on my shoulders and cheek wakes me up. I open my eyes groggily, it feels like I’ve only been asleep for two hours and I attempt to shake the haze of confusion from my head. It doesn’t work. I close my eyes for two seconds and that seems to do the trick. When I open them up again I see the medium sized Nakumatt *a common Kenyan supermarket* Nyali Branch in front of me.  The bus I am currently travelling in with a group of friends slows down and it seems that the whole bus is still in anticipation for it to stop. Either that or my imagination is overworking and everyone else is simply still asleep. I’m sure somewhere at the back I can hear someone still snoring quietly. Finally the bus stops and it’s time for everyone who is getting out here to shuffle out as sanely as possible. Some people are taking the bus further into the town until the Big Modern Coast encrusted bus reaches its final destination. Our stop is here. Thank God. After almost eight hours inside with just one stop in the middle of the night our muscles are practically crying to be stretched. Already we see the unique vintage aura that this town displays

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Unique places to visit for hiking & team building in Nairobi

Nairobi is one of the most beautiful cities in KENYA. Globally, it is ranked among the few cities that have a national park right next to it.

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Natural Waters – Fourteen Falls

Located about 65 kilometers north east of Nairobi town off Thika-Garissa Road, Fourteen Falls is one of the most iconic waterfall features in Kenya. Babs Hoffman once said, “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey”, a disclaimer that clearly describes the kilometers of dirt between the main road and the entrance to Fourteen Falls. The dust is simply unbelievable but I chose to see the housing structures that are both old and fascinating. To this day, how the mud blends with the dust and few building stones to create a structure are still unfathomable.

Magrt Aniam

Evening Bonfire

By the time we got back, dinner was ready so was a bonfire. We all sat by the bonfire having some drinks, and getting to know each other better. Coincidentally, it was a first time for all of us to be in the Mara except the tour guide of course. Two people had come to Kenya as experts and decided to explore what the country had to offer. Our tour guide suggested we should have a very early morning game drive and have a bush lunch. We then went for our dinner, after which we all left for our rooms to relax after a long exciting day as we looked forward to what the next day had to offer.

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The Captivating Attractions of Kakamega

Kenya is a top destination for thousands who chose to travel to Africa because of the warm climate, interesting cultures, national parks and also since it is home to the Big Five. You can get a glimpse of the leopard, buffalo, lion, rhinoceros and the elephant in the same location. There are too many places to visit in Kenya that you might need a whole lifetime for you to see it all. Many tourists only think of the coast and parks as destinations in this beautiful country. This article will inform you of an exciting place to visit when you travel to Africa We will explore its simplicity and culture from the perspective of someone who has actual experience of visiting Kakamega and living there for a while.

Centfie Val Chunge

Best Places To Visit In Nairobi Kenya; The Mamba Village Resort

Great and memorable experiences are everything we look forward to whenever it is time for the holidays. Planning is very vital when it comes to choosing a destination.  If you love nature like I do, Africa has the most exotic destinations to make any holiday dream come alive. In the heart of East Africa lies the Mamba Village, about 13 Kilometers from Kenya’s capital city; Nairobi. This is located in the leafy suburbs of Karen that creates the perfect atmosphere to enjoy nature at its best. The serene environment is characterized by a wide range of attractions and activities to participate in. Additionally, it is located a few meters away from the Galleria Mall. This world-class shopping mall makes shopping convenient.

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At the parking lot.

We didn’t spot any warthogs on this day, though. There was ample parking space, but I suppose this could be expected on a Thursday afternoon in the middle of November. The park plays host to several school groups throughout the school year – had we chosen to come on a Thursday afternoon in March, or July there would probably be about 3 or 4 school buses in the parking lot – and lots of eager little children all around. I mention this because community education is an important part of the National Park’s manifesto. They actively encourage children from all over the country to visit the park and learn more about the wildlife here in Kenya. They do this by subsidizing the entrance fee for minors into the park, and they have a lot of educational programs and material on hand for the kids.

Annie Banana

Nairobi Safari Walk – The Experience

Within the Nairobi Safari Walk on a sunny day, it seems like evening due to the dense canopy of tree cover.  There are about 150 tree species there. On one of these trees is where I spotted a lioness perched lazily on top of a tree.  The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has built a huge mesh that makes it impossible for the lion to jump from the tree to the boardwalk.  To get a clear view I had to go to a house with a thick mirror which offered a better view.

James Karuga

Lake Turkana - The wonder of a desert

Turkana county is the northwesternmost region in Kenya. The climate is very hot and dry. Let me emphasize that, the climate is very hot and dry.”You need to be careful that you are not dehydrated!” is what I was adviced when planning for the trip there. I was going to be traveling with a group of friends for a whole five days! Now, I love traveling and I delight in seeing new places. I just do not want to be in a place of excessive heat and fainting of dehydration. Turns out I need not have worried. The county in itself is the wonder of a desert. The trip is one of the most worthwhile destinations that I have ever been to. We left Nairobi in no particular hurry. We were going to use a comfortable Mitsubishi Fuso Tourist track for the journey. Turkana is also accessible via a flight from Nairobi. Most flights headed to Turkana will often make a quick stopover at Eldoret International Airport. The flight to Turkana is normally about an hour and 30 minutes making allowance for the stopover. For us, it was going to be a road trip. We gave ourselves a whole day for crossing through the counties, gathering fresh produce in Nanyuki, Meru and Karatina towns to take to our missionary friends living in Turkana.  Not even many Kenyans have been to Turkana. It is, however, a grand destination that you want to visit and enjoy.  I summarized my experience in the below points for your indulgence when planning for that lifetime trip up North!

Linda Kabora

Club Timba

Then there’s the fact that the main highway is a key trade route between Kenya and Uganda, so there are a lot of travellers and truck drivers going through the town every day. Another thing that’s made the town thrive is its people are large-scale farmers, industrialists and athletes in training (and retirement).

Awuor Mugeni

What to do, love, and see in Nairobi

Nairobi isn’t a city people spend too much time in. Generally if you’ve travelled to Kenya’s capital, it’s a jumping-off point for adventurous safaris through the Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru, or a long tour through East Africa. I headed off on the latter – an East African dream – last December through to January. Before I start any tours anywhere, I always like to arrive in the city at least two days early. This gives me time to adjust to the time zones and get myself out of the transit-induced funk we all fall into after over 24 hours spent in and out of airports and airplanes. I booked my trip on a whim and last minute – I gave myself under six weeks to mentally and physically prepare, but made sure I arrived in Nairobi two days early. The only problem was…I had absolutely no idea what to do in this city.

Andie Wilson

Introduction

If you’ve ever wished to get out of the extremities of your imaginations and backpack to the most exciting destinations full of adventure, then let me lure you by relating the Mystiques of Maasai Mara wildlife destination. Maasai Mara has a lot to offer, not only the intriguing adventurous atmosphere but even with the outstanding and most luxurious hotels that dazzles the place. Situated at the south-west part of the Kenyan territories, Maasai Mara has been at the center of attraction owing to aesthetic eco-system that bewilders both internal and external tourists. I must admit that when I came to learn about this place, my trip to Narok County was a priority in my diary. With these amazing experiences in Maasai Mara am sharing here, I believe will make you fall for it even more!

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Kenya: Nairobi Animal orphanage.

The orphanage is located in Nairobi National Park. The main purpose for setting it up was to provide a home and a rehabilitation center for wild animals that have been orphaned or injured throughout Kenya. Animals that are brought here are put on an appropriate feeding and rehabilitation program after undergoing a medical examination. All this is done by the Kenya Wildlife Service. They have trained and specialized staff to handle wildlife.

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Airline Criteria Advice + A Trip to Nairobi!

I would encourage you to make your own criteria of what you want in an airline, and then join the rewards program of your favourite one so that you can benefit from the points that they give as you acquire miles. Sometimes the airlines have joined forces (like Kenya Airways and KLM) so your benefits will span across both airlines. The program that Kenya Airways and KLM use is called Flying Blue; the more you fly the more rewards you get and you can use those miles/points in various ways e.g. to upgrade your seat.

Bernice

East Africa Safari Guide: Tanzania and Kenya

Tanzania and Kenya: At a Glance

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Nguuni Nature Sanctuary: Mombasa, Kenya

Just by the mention of Mombasa City in Kenya, all that clicks in your mind immediately is the white sandy beaches and the luxurious hotels. A lot of activities that most people engage in always revolve around the waters: snorkeling, surfing, dhow races, scuba diving or actually a visit to the historical sites such as the Fort Jesus, Gedi ruins and the Museums. But there is actually more to the usual swims, sun baths and strolls at the sea shore.

Sofia Salim

Staying safe on a mangrove site visit in Junda.

While on an assignment of facilitating a beekeeping training exercise at Junda, Mombasa in Kenya. I was struck by the thought of getting drowned by a massive swampy mangrove mud during a practical session of setting up a bee hive stand at the mangrove rehabilitation site. Frightened, I followed the instructions given by one of the trainers to walk rightfully through the path marked with footsteps of the person walking ahead of me. I have heard stories of the dreadful experience of people drowning in the muddy mangrove swampy site from the locals who work on a project of rehabilitating the mangroves forest that has degraded in the past at Junda Creek. Junda Creek is situated at Kenya’s coastal island-Mombasa with water coming from the Indian Ocean.

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Top 36 hostels in Kenya.

There are 36 awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Kenya.

Mikoko Cove

Mikoko Cove

Mikoko Cove Ecolodge offers several types of accommodation on 9 acres of ocean-front tropical forest, encapsulated by Mangroves. Our three spacious private bandas are perfect for couples, families or groups of friends. The large dormitory banda with 5 beds and the ample camping space provide afforda

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Merry Crab Cove ~ Backpackers

Merry Crab Cove ~ Backpackers' Beach Club

Lonely Planet says, 'We challenge you to find a lovelier backpackers' spot on Kenya's north coast!' Awesome spot, beach, warm coral waters, Crab Cafe, Beach Bar and Coffee Lounge, salt-water pool on waterfront, makuti umbrellas, sunbeds, palms and beach BBQ's, delicious sea food, home-cooked vegetar

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Stilts Backpackers Diani Beach

Stilts Backpackers Diani Beach

Stilts Backpackers Diani Beach offers beautiful eco friendly tree houses and cottages set in the midst of 7 acres of tropical forest and just a short 300 meter walk from the stunning beach and central Diani. Set in amongst the tree tops, with a friendly atmosphere and famous good service we invite

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Bidi Badu Beach Sport Hostel

Bidi Badu Beach Sport Hostel

Families, as a couple, alone or with a group of friends we provide the place to be. Arrive as a guest and leave as family! Located at the southern end of Diani Beach, 30km south of Mombasa, Kenya. Ukunda Airport is 10 mins drive away. Local attractions include, snorkelling on the reef, Kaya Sacre

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Sleepway Cottages

Sleepway Cottages

Sleepway Cottages is a budget hostel located in Nakuru Town. Sleepway cottages offers affordable accommodation to business and leisure travelers on a budget to Nakuru Town. It is ideal for both budget business and leisure travelers to Nakuru town . Don't think of us a business but as a home you ca

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Mara Explorers Camp

Mara Explorers Camp

If you’re planning a trip to the Maasai Mara check us out! Aimed at fun friendly adventure travelers, we offer simple and comfortable accommodation including five budget dome tents, five cottages and two safari tents as well as having a large camping area if you come with your own tent. We pro

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Blue Monkey Beach Cottages

Blue Monkey Beach Cottages

Several handmade cottages are dispersed in a wild garden along Wasini's coast line. Special care has been taken to leave the environment as untouched as possible and the bush stretches right into the rocky compound situated beyond the outskirts of the main village. The owners' love for nature cl

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Kirathimo Explorer

Kirathimo Explorer's Oasis

The kirathimo explorer’s oasis hostel is located a minute walk away from one of the world's most beautiful white sandy shores of the Indian Ocean, Diani Beach. The kirathimo hostel is a spacious and immaculate home for both families and enthusiastic travelers. It is beautifully furnished and well ma

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Nairobi Airport Homestay

Nairobi Airport Homestay

Nairobi Airport Homestay is situated in Syokimau, off Mombasa Road on Muthama Access Road. We're away from the city noise and hustle, it is a homely place that is quite. The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 7 km from Nairobi Airport Homestay. We are also very close to the S

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Diani Backpackers

Diani Backpackers

As you enter the premises, you immediately get to enjoy the green garden that surrounds our pool-side bar - your first stop for a fresh beer. You will be given the choice between ensuite privates or dorms inside the house and some more social dorms built in the yard. Our swimming pool allows

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JamboHouse Lamu

JamboHouse Lamu

JamboHouse is located on beautiful Lamu Island in the North of Kenya. In our 5 rooms (all with private bathrooms) we provide a comfortably stay at reasonable rates. We have three double rooms with integrated bathroom (one of them with small private balcony) and two double rooms with private bathroom

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Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers

Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers

Welcome to Distant Relatives Ecolodge – a lush and enchanting environmentally conscious beach retreat nestled along an emerald lagoon, white sand beaches & an enchanting community. Join us diving, snorkeling, moonlit dhow sailing, on village walks, windsurfing, deep sea fishing, or simply come rel

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The Beach Africa

The Beach Africa

THE BEACH AFRICA is Africa, we offer student friendly prices in accommodation, drinks and meals. The Beach is surrounded by a local fisherman's village and serves fresh meals daily which includes a vegetarien menu, all is prepared the local way on a traditional firewood grill , which gives the f

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Khweza Bed & Breakfast

Khweza Bed & Breakfast

Khweza Bed and Breakfast Nairobi is a homely, African decorated, budget B&B, located 5 minutes from Nairobi city center, offering magnificent views of the city and a warm welcome by our friendly staff. We offer complimentary full breakfast, with a selection of fresh fruit, sausages, eggs, toast,

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Decasa Hotel

Decasa Hotel

Newly established within the heart of Nairobi’s CBD, Decasa Hotel has all the features of a modern city hotel and with its unique location you are guaranteed to achieve maximum comfort. The hotel offers a perfect answer for those who want a clean, comfortable and a quiet stay. Our conference facilit

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Manyatta Backpackers

Manyatta Backpackers

Our rooms comprise of Single, Twin, 6 persons dorm, with shared washrooms and 8 persons dorm which has it own wash room. We have a common comfortable living room and dining area. Outside the house there is a Restaurant which serves freshly prepared food, with an open fireplace to keep warm on co

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Leinmach House, Nyali

Leinmach House, Nyali

Leinmach House is a family and business leisure haven of excellence with the aim of serving the middle market with quality home style accommodation. Located in the tranquility of Nyali, next to Nakumatt Mega shopping centre, our vision has been to make our clients feel not in a hotel but just a 'hid

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Bermuda Hotel

Bermuda Hotel

The Bermuda garden hotel is just a 5 minute drive from the city center, we are a truly comfortable hotel, affordable and appealing in all aspects. It is an affordable, quality service hotel, established and run by individuals and staff with years of experience in the hotel and tourism industry. T

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Tulia House Backpackers

Tulia House Backpackers

Based in the heart of the entertainment area of Nyali in Mombasa, Tulia House Backpackers offers a range of accommodation to suit every individual and every budget. Boasting the most comfortable accommodation, a wide range of facilities and best quality service, you can relax in the room, enjoy a gr

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Nairobi Transit Lounge

Nairobi Transit Lounge

Nairobi Transit Lounge is Located only 6kms and 8mins drive from Jomo Kenyatta airport and against the heavy Nairobi traffic jam. Guests never go wrong for an overnight, a transit, a layover, a day room or for just to freshen up as you wait to catch your next flight. Managed by the former manager o

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Lamu-Island Villa

Lamu-Island Villa

Lamu-island Villa is a privately-owned three-bedroomed house in the paradise island of Lamu, on the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Kenya. Enjoy beautiful beaches and centuries-old Swahili culture! The house is located between Lamu Town and Shela village, with a 1/4 acre secluded garden and just 2

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Banda Mlimani

Banda Mlimani

Banda Mlimani is as special as specialty lodging can get! An abode made for the seeker of pure adventure and true experience of the African nature. In Banda Mlimani you dwell just some sticks and a net away from the buzzing nature and the crashing Indian Ocean waves. Don’t expect brick walls or gl

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Gigiri Express

Gigiri Express

At Gigiri Express we offer a pocket friendly seamless stay in the dynamic city of Nairobi. Whether you visit us to relax, eat, or work, our facilities and teams are entirely at your service as part of the Gigiri Express Experience. Gigiri Express offers a 24 Hour Reception, a hearty breakfast buffet

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New Mates Guesthouse

New Mates Guesthouse

One Nearest hotel - J.K.I.A (Nairobi Airport) -New Mates Guesthouse is minutes away from the J.K.I.A (Nairobi Airport) and conveniently located near airport to make it the only budget hotel suitable for passengers on transit or those who want to stay away from the traffic jam of the city. We are i

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Cottage Nairobi

Cottage Nairobi

At Cottage Nairobi we offer quietness, with a relaxed comfortable and cosy stay in a secure, homely and natural environment away from the daily din and bustle. We have two units, with a cottage and an apartment. Both are just as lovely as each other. The cottage is for peace and tranquillity and

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Mdawida Homestay

Mdawida Homestay

We have housing and homestay options for singles, couples, groups, volunteers and travelers you name it, we have a place for you. (A Homestay is a form of tourism and/or study abroad program that allows the visitor to rent a room from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as

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Gosana Nature and Surf B&B

Gosana Nature and Surf B&B

Wake up surrounded by the nature sounds from the local bird wildlife, crickets and other animals. All lodges are equipped with mosquito nets and the beds will be available either as doubles or 2 queens accommodating both couples as well as paired individual travelers. There is a restaurant with comm

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Mooreland Hotel

Mooreland Hotel

Situated in a tranquil suburb of Ngara West, Mooreland Hotel offers peace and quiet from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi City Centre which is two kilometers away. The hotel offers 40 self contained rooms with hot and cold showers throughout. Ala carte menu and African buffet is offered at the r

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Chamiachi Hotel and Apartments

Chamiachi Hotel and Apartments

Chamiachi Hotel & Apartments is an exceptional beauty offering an array of both Business and Leisure, strategically located in North Coast Mombasa in Nyali area. We are conveniently located in a cool and serene place in Nyali, off Links road Mombasa a preferred perfect place for holiday makers, b

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Diani Star Beds

Diani Star Beds

A magical fusion of nature and comfort with elegance and romance. We offer ambient and spacious rooms suitable for your holiday, a lovely swimming pool (safe for all ages). Water sports in the Indian ocean just a few meters away from the cottages those inclined to have fun in the sun and sand. We ha

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Cordial Bed and Breakfast

Cordial Bed and Breakfast

Cordial Bed and Breakfast offers comfortable rooms. Here you will find everything you need the relaxed stay. It is located near the profound Nairobi National Park. Guest enjoy the early morning scenery filled with so much life. Not only do you see Giraffes but also zebra and gazelles from our share

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Riversand Hotel & Self Catering Hostel

Riversand Hotel & Self Catering Hostel

Riversand Hotel & Self Catering Hostel suites people on different budgets and is budget friendly. Offers bed & breakfast and meals. Also an open Kitchen available for self cooking. Our property is well liked by customers because of its location which is in the town centre accessible to almost eve

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Dudu Villas and Lamu Backpackers

Dudu Villas and Lamu Backpackers

Welcome To Lamu. Built in traditional Swahili architecture of 18th century design decor. It is near the beach front where wind is not strong and the noisy of outboard engine are silent as the boat passes. All beds come with mosquito nets and all rooms have fans. We have indigenous Swahili furnitur

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Bondo Travellers Hostel & Hotel

Bondo Travellers Hostel & Hotel

Bondo Travellers Hostel & Hotel is a new travellers hostel accommodation facility located in Bondo Town of Siaya County Kenya. We offer travellers of all countries the world over the opportunity to stay in clean, comfortable and affordable hotel accommodation in the heart of Bondo Town. Our hostel i

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The Maple House

The Maple House

The Maple House is ideal for B&B, stopover, get away and a place to relax in a homely environment. The Maple House is located in a safe and secure area outside Nairobi (Karen) off Langata Road near Galleria shopping mall, easily accessible from JKIA airport through the new bypass road, within 20

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Enchoro Wildlife Camp

Enchoro Wildlife Camp

Enchoro Wildlife Camp Masai Mara Kenya - Relax in style & Comfort… Nairobi Booking office based at the YWCA (Young Women Christian Association Hostels) Parkview Suites ,Nyerere Road Next to The Embassy of United Arab Emirates and Opposite to the Central Park. Do you have an insatiable thirst for a

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Kenya Travel Guides

Exploring Maai Mahiu in the Great Rift valley

Are you wondering where to travel, hike, camp or just visit and relax? Maybe you are looking for a place that has favorable weather condition even during the cold season in June and July. You are in luck. Maai Mahiu meaning “hot water” in Kikuyu, one of the native languages…

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Amboseli Bound, Kajiado County, Kenya

My excitement for this trip was to see the panoramic views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest in Africa and the herds of elephants. The day did not start on a very good note for me due to a terrible stomach bug which subsided with time, thankfully. I was meeting the…

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Exploring Nairobi: Masai Markets to African Cuisine

Nairobi, Kenya is one of the world’s fastest-growing cities, home to almost 3.5 million people from all over the world. The city represents a unique blend of African culture, remnants of British colonial influences, and twenty-first century multi-national industries. For world travelers coming to Africa for the first time, Nairobi…

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The Perfect Date With Nature; The Oloolua Nature Trail

There is nothing as beautiful as connecting with nature and getting to feel how amazing life can be. Being a busy city, Nairobi Kenya has hidden treasures that simply makes every natural adventure possible. Located in the leafy suburbs of Karen, the Oloolua Nature Trail is just 25 kilometers away…

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Lake Turkana - The wonder of a desert

Turkana county is the northwesternmost region in Kenya. The climate is very hot and dry. Let me emphasize that, the climate is very hot and dry.”You need to be careful that you are not dehydrated!” is what I was adviced when planning for the trip there. I was going to…

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What to do, love, and see in Nairobi

Nairobi isn’t a city people spend too much time in. Generally if you’ve travelled to Kenya’s capital, it’s a jumping-off point for adventurous safaris through the Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru, or a long tour through East Africa. I headed off on the latter – an East African dream –…

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Best Places To Visit In Nairobi Kenya; The Mamba Village Resort

THE MAMBA VILLAGE NAIROBI; WHERE SERENITY MEETS HUMANITY Great and memorable experiences are everything we look forward to whenever it is time for the holidays. Planning is very vital when it comes to choosing a destination.  If you love nature like I do, Africa has the most exotic destinations to…

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A Fourteen Falls Weekend In Thika, Kenya

Adjacent to the northern border of Nairobi county and home to more than a million citizens, according to The Star, Kiambu County boasts a variety of economic and entertainment activities. Thika, the largest town in Kiambu has more to offer the world than the agricultural products it is so famous…

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Eldoret: the party road trip

I’ve been invited to Domino parties several times since it began in 2012. I always found a reason not to go. Most of the time I blamed work but now I realize it was just me, being lazy and absolutely boring. This time, I got the stick from up my…

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Visiting the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) in Kenya

Did you know baby elephants don’t know what to do with their trunks? In their first days of existence, baby elephants don’t know what to do with their trunks. It takes them up to 8 months to use them for eating and drinking. Before then, they simply swing them back…

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An Afternoon at the Nairobi Safari Walk.

My friend and I had been wanting to go to the Nairobi National Park for a while. I hadn’t been in a few years, and he hadn’t been there since childhood. Growing up, I remember going to the park on multiple occasions. Sometimes with my local Sunday school group, sometimes…

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KENYA: TIPS ON EXPLORING LAMU

Lamu: island or hidden gem? My ideal vacation involves sandy beaches, perfect weather, beautiful sunsets, and cocktails. Lots of cocktails. When a friend approached me with the idea of visiting a coastal town, I was all smiles. With many destinations to choose from, be it Lamu, Watamu or Malindi in…

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