Mt Kenya Walking Safari

Mt Kenya Walking Safari

Just back from a great trip up (and down) Mt Kenya.  With 5 rugged Londoners we embarked on our trip as ominous clouds built about the peaks. Our route was up the Chogoria route and down the Naro Moro.  The weather fortunately stayed perfectly good and we had a super trip, everyone making it to […]

Manda Bay and the Kenyan North Coast

Manda Bay and the Kenyan North Coast

Where do Kenyan’s go for a holiday? We’re asked all the time.  While many international travellers have in recent years been too spooked by Kenya’s north coast, many Kenyans are returning to enjoy their vacations in their favourite haunts like we just did at Manda Bay. Manda is mind-bogglingly good. The food, the views, the […]

Natural History Books on Safari

Natural History Books on Safari

Not everyone is as nerdy as me. I have to accept that and remind myself that most people’s interest are not as eco/creepycrawly-centric.  Not everyone jumps for joy when Amazon delivers ‘Parasite Rex’ or ‘Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers’. They should though – its gripping stuff. Safari is the ideal place for non fiction and […]

Google Map of Kenyan Scheduled Flights

Google Map of Kenyan Scheduled Flights

I made the following map to allow visitors to Kenya to get a feel for where some of the tourism-relevant scheduled flights will get them. In the map you will see the big operators in Kenya as well as their destinations. Note that you can see the different routes and airlines by hitting the button […]

Help for Boniface

Help for Boniface

We are writing today about our guide and friend Boniface Tupunyua. If you have been on safari with Boniface you will know all about his enthusiasm, fun spirit and his infectious laugh. Boniface has been guiding for Karisia since its inception and he is among the elders within the company that everyone listens to, trusts […]