Where to go in Kenya

The concept of 'bush and beach' - combining safari and sand/sea - was (we think) invented in Kenya, and if it wasn't, it jolly well should have been because the country excels at both. The safari options include the legendary Masai Mara and less well known but equally special places such as Laikipia and Samburu. Meanwhile the coast, from Lamu all the way to Diani Beach to the south of Mombasa is home to gorgeous beaches and watersports galore. For more 'original' bits of Kenya, look no further than the Great Rift Valley and the wild Northern Frontier District:

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Southern Kenya

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Located in the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley, Lakes Natron and Magadi are soda lakes situated at the base of the active Oldoinyo Lengai volcano - the lowest point in the valley. Read more

The Kenyan Coast

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Kenya is renowned as a safari destination, but has miles of idyllic coastline to explore as part of a 'bush and beach' trip or as a beach paradise in its own right. Read more

The Masai Mara

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A safari in Kenya's Masai Mara has one of the densest concentrations of wildlife anywhere on Earth. Read more

Laikipia

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Laikipia is a vast expanse of wild and rugged country in the central highlands of Kenya. Read more

Samburu, Meru & the North

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Three distinct areas, all of which will richly reward exploration. Read more

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