The Big 5

One of the most interesting and exciting holidays on offer today is the safari vacation. A few of these now have actually become rather more advanced than the camping tent and knapsack range and have something to offer even the most critical of travelers.

The majority of visitors to East Africa, for example, decide to take a couple of days unwinding– jet-lag gets the very best of the majority of people!– at the beginning and end of their holiday lying ocean-side in a five star hotel with all of the conveniences you would anticipate.

Kenya has lots to provide with the excellent white sandy beaches edging the Indian Ocean to its huge national forests being the home of some of the worlds’ most unique creatures– including the ‘big five’.

The excellent wildebeest migration starts in October with literally numerous thousands of the animals crossing from Tanzania in the south through Kenya and back once again. Individuals come from all corners of the world to witness this spectacular event and constantly leave in awe at the phenomenon.

After the difficult trip– Kenyan roads are not the best– its time for the high-end once again. Hotel personnel are extremely courteous and highly trained in customer care. They have had several years to polish up the service and it reveals!

So if it is fantastic snorkeling, diving courses, or dhow trips (traditional Arab cruising vessels) you want, as they state there ‘hakuna matata’– no issue.

Life in Kenya is reasonably sluggish so it’s a great way to unwind and loosen up!