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Photographic hides in Kenya  

Photographic hides in Kenya

A photographic hide is a camouflaged hiding site near a water hole or a bird feeding area where photographer can hide and take the images of wildlife up close without the many hustles and technicalities you may encounter when doing photography in the wilderness. In this guide we will look at some of the photographic hides in Kenya.  

Saruni photographic hide  

Saruni photographic hide is an open ground level hide set near a watering hole in Kalama conservancy near Saruni Samburu camp. The hide is buried underground and covered with Samburu red earth soil. The installation is formidable and elephant proof to guarantee maximum safety from destruction by animals. Set just a few…

Things to do in Zanzibar 

Zanzibar archipelago are popular Indian islands on the eastern coast of Tanzania. The islands offer some of the most amazing white side coastlines and a wide range of fun activities to engage in. This could range from watersport to cultural tours or even a safari to the hinterlands of Tanzania and Kenya. Here are some of the top things you can do while in Zanzibar.  


  1. Relax in one of the pristine beaches  

Zanzibar boast incredibly alluring sun-kissed coastline tucked in beautiful tropical flora. Despite the long to-do list one thing that you won’t miss out is the opportunity to spend some time out sunbathing. It could be by lying…

Top beaches in Zanzibar

 Zanzibar archipelago is a cluster of Indian islands situated km off mainland Tanzania. The Unguja island is the largest and most visited island. The island is also a cultural center and the administrative centre of the semi-autonomous country. In this guide we will cover some of Zanzibar top beaches and experiences available in each of them.  

 Nungwi beach  

The bustling coastal strip on the northern side of the main island is the most visited part coastline. The beach has the widest selection of accommodation whether you are looking for a honeymoon accommodation, family friendly facility or a budget resort. With a good number of tourists always in the vicinity, Nungwi is also the best pick…

How much does a Zanzibar trip cost 

Zanzibar is one of the most outstanding tropical islands for its incredible white sands coastlines, beautiful coral reefs, bucket list of things to do, great historical sites and exciting conservative cultures. Though most tourist visiting the destination prefer going to the main unguja island, Zanzibar also has other satellite islands that offer one of the most exclusive and authentic beach stay. Zanzibar is therefore a haven for all types of tourist from budget to luxury tourists. In this guide we shall share more information on how you can make a budget for your Zanzibar trip and still have the best value of money.  


Your Zanzibar trip budget will most likely be determined by:  

10 + epic things to do in Watamu (north coast)  

Watamu beach is one of Africa most revered beaches and the most sought-after destination on the Kenya north coast. The beach destination is well known for its multiple bays that creates some of the most picture-perfect beach spots in the East Africa region. The beach also boasts impressive number of top level and award-winning beach resorts and a wide list of fun activities you can engage in. In this guide we shall discuss some of the beach, cultural and sport activities you can pick when on a beach holiday in Watamu or the northern coast.  

 Relaxing in a picturesque, sun-kissed beachfront 

If you are looking for a serene and beautiful beach setting where you can relax off…

When is the best time to visit Mombasa?


The Kenyan coast is one of Africa top beach destination for its beautiful coastline, stunning coral reefs, hot overhead sun and a wide range of water sport activities. Mombasa is also at a close distance from some of the top safari destination in Kenya some accessible by road from the port city. One thing you will definitely consider when visiting Mombasa is the most ideal time to visit for an experience that match your needs. In this guide we shall make a month by month account of the experiences in the Kenya coastline.  


January marks the beginning of the short dry season and is therefore one of the best time to visit Mombasa for…

Top diving spots in Kenyan coast

The Kenyan coastline and its islands have some of the best tropical diving spots that features beautiful coral gardens, large schools of fish and sea creatures; and interesting ship wrecks. Like other East Africa islands, Kenya is also a haven for migratory whale sharks and humpback whales which are some of the most interesting creature you can come into an encounter with during your diving excursions. In this guide we shall cover some of the popular diving spots in both Mombasa north and south coast.  

 Kisite- Mpunguti  

Kisite – mpunguti is a government protected marine park and the leading diving spot in the south coast. The diving destination is in the south of wasini and…

Mt Kilimanjaro hiking guide

Set at 3.0674° S, 37.3556° E in Northern Tanzania region, Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa and the world highest free-standing mountain soaring at 5895 m a.s.l. The dormant volcano is believed to have first erupted 750,000 years ago. Though not an easy ascent, Kilimanjaro is a favorite for most hikers as it doesn’t require advanced mountaineering skills to summit. When compared to nearby mt Kenya whose crater has been completely disfigured, Kilimanjaro is still a perfect stratovolcano with its caldera relatively collapsed. Here hikers can trek to point Uhuru (5895 m) , the highest peak without any challenges save on when you are having altitude complication.

Hiking routes