Category Archives: General

Fresh Look in Voyager Beach Resort

Hooray!! We have a fresh look now. Our goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary. We went out of our way to ensure that your stay with us is more … Continue reading

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The Migration Series

Weather Dry but with very cold early mornings – temperatures as low as 15 degrees Celsius. The day warms up to 30 degrees Celsius. Evenings get cool with temperatures at 18 degrees Celsius. Rivers There have been no rains in the Mara … Continue reading

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Great Rift Valley Lodge and Resort Fun fact

Trees/shrub Common Name: Cape ash Scientific name: Ekebergia capensis Swahili Name: Kundambara                    Uses and treatment · Part used: Leaves, fruits, seeds and stem v  The wood is locally valued for furniture. Used for light construction, poles and tool handles. … Continue reading

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2017 Migration in Mara

The Maasai Mara has been a beehive of activity over the last two weeks as the migration season has started early this year. The migratory herds from the Serengeti have started crossing Sand River into the Mara while other herds … Continue reading

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EAST AFRICA TOURIST VISA

Why the single visa? The East Africa Tourist Visa will allow travel between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with the same multiple entry visa. This visa is the result of a joint initiative made by the Heads of States of the respective partner … Continue reading

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GRVL Fun Facts

Trees/shrub   Common Name: Broad-leaved Croton   Swahili Name: Mfurufuru   Usage and treatment   Part used: Leaves, fruits, seeds and stem  Attractive tree often planted to provide shade in plantations  Stabilizes and enriches the soil  Seeds … Continue reading

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First animal sightings in Mara 2017

Weather Very hot during the day with clear skies. Chilly in the early mornings and at night. Sunrise: 6:50am Sunset: 6:55pm As usual both are spectacular and best time for photography. Temperatures 180c morning 300c at midday 270c after sunset … Continue reading

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Wildlife sightings in Samburu

Samburu National Reserve is famous for its stunning landscape and spectacular wildlife that include the big cats – lion, leopard and cheetah – and the Samburu ‘Big 5’ – Reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Beisa oryx, Somali ostrich and gerenuk. On … Continue reading

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AFRICA’S BEST GOLF HOTEL 2016 & KENYA’S BEST GOLF HOTEL 2016: THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY LODGE & GOLF RESORT

The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort has been awarded Africa’s & Kenya’s Best Golf Hotel gongs for 2016 by the World Golf Awards. The formal announcement and presentations took place at the Conrad Algarve, Portugal, during the weekend … Continue reading

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NATURE PROTECTION AWARD, 2017 IAGTO SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS: THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY LODGE & GOLF RESORT

The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort has won in the Nature Protection category in the 2017 IAGTO Sustainability Awards for its reforestation programme alongside the Kenya Wildlife Service and Rafiki Foundation in the local Eburru community.   Each … Continue reading

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