Written on: July 10, 2015
I visited in April 2015
I went in April in Kenya. Elijah is an outstanding guide who shared with me his knowledge as much for the birds as for wildlife. It was my second trip to Kenya and will remain the best but certainly not the last.
I am a photographer, so Elijah took me to the best places to capture the rhinos, monkeys, cheetahs, lions and of course the breathtaking landscapes and colorful and welcoming people.
We followed the Rift Valley from Nairobi to go to Kakamega Forest, passing by the national reserve of Nairobi, the giraffe center, the Mamba Village, Saiwa Swamp, Naivasha, Hells Gates, Crescent Island, Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria and its thousands of flamingos, ... so many memorable places.
My meeting with the Samburu and Pokot people will forever remain in my memory and the Samburu territory is, for me, one of the most beautiful parts of Kenya. My trip was so amazing!! I just returned and I was already thinking to go again and will be going back.. soon but always with Elijah and Grace and Kenya Turacos Safaris
My wife, daughter and I took a day in the Aberdares, 2 days in Samburu, one in Naivasha, and 3 in Masai Mara in August 2014. The itinerary was reasonable and very reasonably priced. I received very good advice (I tend to try and pack too much in;) beforehand, and the entire trip was excellent. Birding, game walks, hiking (Hell's Gate) and game drives all lived up t...