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Bigzone Tours & Safaris welcomes you to africa with a “jambo smile “to embark on a lifetime adventure with our tours and safari offers . Jambo means “ Hallo “ in east africa.   Spot the “ big five “ on  thrilling and fastinating game drives , stay in luxiourious  accommodation in the savanna and watch the sunset over the spectacular landscapes.  Stirring landscapes, abundant wildlife, snow capped mountains. Kenya creates wanderlust like no other.

With over 15 years experience in tours and safaris we at Bigzone tours and safaris  are committed to bring your dream to come to pass.

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FUN FACT FOR THE DAY: Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the world’s second largest fresh water lake.

Excursions

Excursions are perfect for those days you really dont feel like spending days in the bush doing safari game drives and all you need is to enjoy the sights and wonders your current location has to offer. We can pick you from your hotel and have an experienced local chauffer you around the best the area has to offer from the local culture, cuisine, language, folklore, history, people and local tradition. See the listing below and let us know which option(s) you'd like us to provide:-

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5 Popular National Parks

Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. For you to trully explore Kenya's fauna & flora, you get options ranging from national Parks, national reserves, marine parks,animal sanctuaries as well as private game reserves. All these diverse categories encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands meaning that every traveller will definitely find something interesting during these trips. You'll get to enjoy the true home to wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.

TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK

From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs  to the Shetani  lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher's Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.

MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

Maasai Mara (Masai Mara) is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves. Together with the serengeti National Park in Tanzania it forms Africa’s most diverse, incredible and most spectacular eco-systems and possibly the world’s top safari big game viewing eco-system.

The Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the few places where you can actually encounter a haven for viewing a congregation of all sorts of animals in a five mile radius. A pride of lions can be spotted ready to make a run for a kill, a cheetah and its cub taking a nap on a rock, a pair of ostriches walking the open stretches of the savannah or a gazelle giving birth.

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya's most popular parks. The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust", and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands.  They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture.

TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK

The sight of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa. This, along with the 300 kilomtere long Yatta Plateau, the longest lava flow in the world, make for an adventure unlike any other in the Tsavo East. The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust –red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and the prolific bird life features 500 recorded species.

SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

Samburu National Reserve is one of the lesser-known national parks, but is nevertheless teeming with life. Situated alongside the Ewaso Nyiro River, there is plenty to attract wildlife from the surrounding savannah plains.

The reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the beisa oryx (also referred to as Samburu Special Five).

The reserve is also home to elephants and large predators such as the lion, leopard and cheetah. Kamunyak the miracle lioness that adopted the baby oryx was as a resident in the reserve.Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area. Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded.