Kenya & East Africa has attractions for every taste
East Africa has a lot of attractions to offer and Preps is your better option for this. Due to its diversified topography, this is a land of contrast ranging from the snow-capped Mt. Kenya in Kenya and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. There is an opportunity for you to conquer these highest mountains in Africa with a height of 19,340 feet with various extinct volcanoes, trek through rainforests, meadow, moorlands and high altitude alpine deserts.
One of the most diverse wildlife habitats in the world
Its only in this region that you find over 5000 species of mammals and over 10,000 of birds. One experiences the thrill of sighting the Big Five-Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo, vast herds of wildebeest and Zebra migrating across the Masai Mara. Crocodiles, long-necked gerenuk, Gravy’s Zebra and reticulated giraffe, the elusive bongo, giant forest hog, black leopard and colobus monkey the dik-diks, reedbucks, duikers, grante and Thompson gazelles, Maasai giraffe, hippos, warthogs bat-eared foxes. There are also millions of strong flocks of flamingos, Cranes and other multitudes of bird life which keep on migrating from Europe to the region in March to May flooding National Parks and reserves with beauty that can’t be ignored.
Scenic beauty and the cradle of mankind
The landscape and historical attractions of the area include the Great Rift Valley, rivers, lakes, the Crying Stone, falls like the Thompson and fourteen falls in Kenya, the historic sites like Gedi runs, Fort Jesus, Olduvai Gorge, Ollugesaille, Human records of Vasco da gama and other marine National Parks, Museums , sandy beaches, the pleasant weather conditions-conducive throughout the year.
Experience the traditional lifestyle of Kenya’s varied peoples
You will be able to appreciate the un-interfered with culture especially of the Maasai, the Swahili at the coast, the Rendille, Borana, Pokot, Samburu and their ways of dressing, building of houses called ‘Manyattas’, various festivals like food festivals, Christmas, Idd-ul-fitr and Ramathan, the drummers(traditional) and traditional songs, way of dressing, eating and dancing. All these cultural attractions are combined in Bomas of Kenya where you can see Kenya’s diversified culture that makes it fascinating. Here, various aspects of Kenya culture are displayed including their crafts. There are also fascinating bull fighting competitions found in the district of Kakamega where locals bring together their prized bulls to compete in a test of strength and endurance.
The perfect destination for sports and activity holidays
Various forms of sporting activities are organized which includes; Balloon safaris which can be organized on request and can be arranged on safari in the Maasai Mara as side-excursion or prior to the main tour, mountain climbing on Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and Mt. Kenya in Kenya-Africa’s highest and second highest mountains respectively. Water sports like; rafting, goggling, swimming, fishing, cruise expeditions e.t.c. We also have Safari rallies being special sports in East Africa.