Category Archives: Kenya

Best Safari Destinations for a First-Time Visit to Africa

An African safari is often next on the minds of our returning travelers from Peru, Costa Rica, the Galapagos, and elsewhere. However, Africa is a huge continent, with almost limitless options for a wildlife enthusiast. Here is some advice to … Continue reading

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Why Pick AWR for your Tanzania Safari?

When picking a safari company, here are the things to look at: Safari Guides Customize your Itinerary Selection of Accommodations Value for Money Knowledge & Passoin Happy Travelers Responsible Tourism 1) Safari Guides Our guides are professional, experienced, well-trained, certified, … Continue reading

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Packing for your African Safari

Packing for your safari is fairly easy, but it may not be like packing for other trips, so here are some tips! As a general rule of thumb, plan to dress in layers.  I recommend lightweight hiking pants or zip-off … Continue reading

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NEW KENYA TRIP — 7-Day Biking and Hiking in the Rift Valley!

AWR announces a new trip to Kenya designed for people who want a more active tour with hiking or biking almost every day —  7-Day Biking and Hiking in the Rift Valley! Starting at $1995/person! This itinerary is ideal for … Continue reading

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Update on Kenya Visa Fees for Minors

We like to keep our clients up-to-date on all the latest visa news. And here’s some good news from Kenya if you’re thinking about taking your children. Effective February 1, 2016, Kenya is waiving visa fees for all children traveling … Continue reading

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Planning Family Adventure Travel

Now that it’s summer, we here at Adventures Within Reach are thinking about family vacations.  But not the lay-on-the-beach kind of vacations, instead, we are thinking about what kind of adventures we can share with our children.  We are big … Continue reading

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Elephant Watch Camp in Samburu Kenya

Thanks, Lisa B., for this great report from the Elephant Watch Camp on safari in Kenya! “We highly recommend Elephant Watch Camp. We heard from other guests that the Masai Mara is often very crowded with multiple jeeps around the … Continue reading

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Ultimate Kenya Luxury Safari

For the ultimate luxury safari in Kenya, you can’t beat the 8-Day Luxury Kenya Flying Safari. Combining the fantastic experience of flying over Kenya’s wilderness with incredible value and luxury, this 8-day safari lets you see Kenya’s amazing wildlife in … Continue reading

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5-Star Hemingways Nairobi Hotel Opens

Hemingways Nairobi, Nairobi’s first 5-Star property is officially opening its doors April 20th, 2013! Introductory prices start at $525/room/night B&B (25% off regular prices). There are 45 spacious suites (861 square feet), all with a private verandah that overlooks the Ngong Hills of … Continue reading

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Zombies on Kilimanjaro » Top Ten Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro

A great new book was just released that talks about a father and son’s journey to the summit of Kilimanjaro.  The author, Tim Ward, shares his Top Ten Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro: Why do 40,000 people a year seek to … Continue reading

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