Heads or Tails

Sometimes it is just about being there at the right time. Rarely. It is almost always a diligent quest, then patient and often lonely vigil. Particularly with leopards.

Short-term gain

Nothing worse than toiling all day before finally catching something, only for the opposition to cash in. Mara North may be a perfect battleground for new boys hunting but there are always some cynical old heavyweights happy to filibuster proceedings.

Four Lions

A film by the same name was released about seven years ago by the staggeringly talented Chris Morris.

Dead in the water

James Nampaso was guiding Chris Hopkins last week and was fully aware that it is not always necessary to make the long drive to the Mara river when more discerning animals are traversing the Ntiatiak on his own Conservancy doorstep.

Valley of tears (of joy)

It is rare in a week to have such a tally but Andrew’s team have been performing miracles at the Valley last week’s spot clearly got his guides stung so they go straight out and find that missing leopard with her young.

Reigning Cats and Dogs..

When you arrive on your 20th safari you would think that it might be challenging to find fresh challenges. This may be so in the congested trails of other national Parks and Reserves but not the Mara Conservancies.

Go Fig’ure

Fig serves up a double for Wimbledon. No fault here! Bill Westbrook, who else, with Patrick Koriata, this week In OMC……. OMG Doubts of losing the cubs in the first rounds were dashed

‘A magical first trip to Kenya! Huge thanks to Kicheche Mara camp for making our wedding day so very wonderful and memorable’

A magical first trip to Kenya! Huge thanks to Kicheche Mara camp for making our wedding day so very wonderful and memorable.

“The hospitality afforded us during our 5 day safari experience was exceptional.”

Our illustrious guides Mika with Benjamin and Bernard were a wealth of knowledge and whole lot of fun. Andy and Marietta were warm , fun and welcoming.

‘A miracle around every turn! So nice in today’s world to experience delight, wonder, awe, surprise and incredulity’

We always looked forward to what each day brought at Kicheche Laikipia and are thankful to all of you for making our trip to Kenya so memorable.