General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 6th July, 2017

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

General, Samburu National Reserve, Wildlife Update

Posted on 9th January, 2017

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

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Wildlife Update

Posted on 28th October, 2016

Maasai Mara Wildlife Sightings

WEATHER Mornings: cold Day: hot Evenings: cool with occasional drizzling Every day: amazing sunset and sunrise   Temperatures 15c morning   28c at midday   18c after sunset   GENERAL GAME   Migrating herds seen around Maji ya Fisi across … Continue reading

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 26th September, 2016

Masai Mara – Season of Bounty

WEATHER Mornings: cold Day: hot Evenings: cool with occasional drizzling Every day: amazing sunset and sunrise   Temperatures 15c morning   28c at midday   18c after sunset   GENERAL GAME   It’s been great around Mara Intrepids and Mara … Continue reading

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 18th August, 2016

Masai Mara – Season of Plenty!

WEATHER The weather has been cold and dry most of the month with some overcast days. Most of the mornings were quite chilly but warming up soon after the sun came up. We have been experiencing amazing sunrises for most … Continue reading

General, Tsavo West, Wildlife Update

Posted on 14th July, 2016

Tsavo West Sightings

The week of 11th July 2016 was interesting and seeing a lot of wildlife coming closer to the camp.This is due to the drought season. Elephants started coming earlier than expected to the river and spend the whole night feeding … Continue reading

General, Great Rift Valley - Naivasha, Wildlife Update

Posted on 1st July, 2016

The Red Currant Shrub

Common Name:  Red Currant, Rhus Bush Swahili Name:   Mkono-chuma Usage and treatment Part used-Leaves, branches and roots Leaves for treating heartburn and stomachache Leaves as a water inhalant for coughs and colds The branches are used to treat stomach complaints … Continue reading

General, Great Rift Valley - Naivasha, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 30th June, 2016

Night Skies Over the Great Rift Valley – June

From Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort – three planets in splendid view – Saturn, Mars and Jupiter. Mars and Saturn sandwich the head of the constellation, Scorpius.        

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 28th June, 2016

Migration Update

The 2016 annual migration of the wildebeest has begun a lot earlier than normal. The first herds were seen at Sand River early June coming in from the Serengeti in Tanzania and moving north into the Maasai Mara.   Following … Continue reading

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 27th June, 2016

The Great Migration

Temperatures 13ºc morning 26ºc at midday 15ºc after sunset WILDLIFE The last two weeks the impala have been breeding close to our football pitch and around the landing strip. Occasionally a big bull elephant comes around Mara Intrepids and Mara … Continue reading