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Mamba Village Mombasa – The Crocodile Farm

Mamba Village is the leading crocodile farm positioned in East Africa that features a wide-ranging tour as well as presents a comprehensive life cycle and the behavioral

Mamba Village, Mombasa

patterns of the crocodiles. Few are the lucky enough who visit the place during the feeding time of the crocodiles and get the highlighted scene of the fights of the crocodiles for the food. The village is alienated into the miniature fragments that take account of the botanical garden. The botanical garden includes the crocodile farms, camel and horse riding ranches. Aquatic and the orchid plants are the forte which flaunts the carnivorous species.

An excellent cuisine starts at the Mamba restaurant. The specialty of the restaurant is the crocodile meat which is grilled at its superb. As a memento of your visit to the Mamba Village you can buy any stuff at the Mamba Souvenir shop located in this rural community. Upon your entrance in the Mamba village you are introduced to a video presentation that is focused on the reptile kingdom and also the habitats and the behaviors of this kingdom. Few Points of the video presentation are discussed below:

  1. Reptiles are the residents of the planet since 400 million years.
  2. Reptiles can live for a period of 120 years or even more than this.
  3. They can weigh for more than one ton and reach up to the height of 21 feet.
  4. Reptiles can counterfeit the pressure with their jaws.

Sections Of The Mamba Village

The Mamba village is divided into following sections:

Crocodile Farm: The Crocodile Farm of this village displays the age, length as well as the weight of the crocodiles. You may perceive the hatchlings to 5 meter long “Big Daddy” – The man eating fiend, along with the sun relaxing tropical garden trail. Here the crocodiles are daily fed with the meat for which they have to jump high in the air to get a snap of their food. You can view all this at 5 pm in this section of the farm.

Mamba Desert Express: You can get an unforgettable riding experience at this fragment of the farm.

La Carte Restaurant: This place serves as the overlooking crocodile pool where you are served with the game beef of ostrich, zebra and crocodiles.

Crocodile bar: This homely and idealistic bar opens at 9 am and attracts each guest of the place.

So when you are out for Kenya make sure that you have enough time to explore the place. Arrange a visit to Mamba village because it’s really something you have to see.

Lake Nakuru National Park – Heaven For All Sorts Of Wildlife

Lake Nakuru National Park dates back to the time of 1961 when the lake was prevented from its visitors as an act of bird protects for the future generations. The place is one of the

Lake Nakuru National Park

best areas where you can view the leopards and white rhinos. But the famous attraction for the tourists is formed by the flamingoes that ring around the lake in the huge population. This is the only fully fenced park present in Kenya.

How To Get There
You can access the spot via road as well as air route. It will take 2.5 – 3 hours of your journey if you make a decision to explore the park via road. You will have to drive Nairobi to Lake Nakuru which has a distance of 157 kilometers between both poles. One can also plan the trip by air and fly from Wilson to Lake Nakuru Nauishis’ Airstrip which is located to the south of the Park.

Major Attractions in Lake Nakuru National Park

Following physical features are the eye-catching ones for the visitors of this park:

  1. Mammals: there are around 56 different varieties of the mammals present in the park. They can be recognized as black and white rhinos, Cape Buffaloes, lions, leopards, warthogs, olive baboons, elands, reedbucks, black backed jackal.
  2. Flamingoes and Birds: The Park serves as a residence to more than a million flamingoes. Flotilla of Flamingoes lines near the coast and gives a pinkish facade to the Lake.
  3. Reptiles: A large number of reptiles take shelter in the Park. This large number includes Python as well as Tortoise.
  4. You must not miss a view of the rift valley present there which gives the place a calm landscape.
  5. 5The Lion hill and Baboon cliff provide a vintage glimpse to the area.

Sites For Picnic

Enjoro River Mouth positioned near the main gate of the Park, Baboon Hills, Out Of Africa, Acacia, Loin Hill Summit serve as the sites for recreation inside the Park. The Menengai Crater is the highest point in the Park and serves as the platform through which you can view the gorgeous landscapes of the Lake and its surroundings.

Stuffs That Must Escort You
While you are exploring the Park you must make sure that you are accompanied with drinking water, picnic items and all sorts of the camping stuffs that may be needed. If you plan to stay for a night or more then take your Binoculars, camera, sunscreen and guidebooks.

Sketch out for a trip to this Paradise. You will surely carry a unforgettable trip of the place throughout the life.

Hell’s Gate National Park – Owner Of Fulfilled Landscape

Hell’s gate National Park is a small recreational area positioned between Naivasha Lake, Longonot and Suswa volcanoes. This is an ideal venue for recreation at weekends along

Hells Gate National PArk

with your family. The park endows you with a great diversity of flora and fauna, as well as many species of birds. It is one of the only park in Kenya where climbing and walking is allowed.

Hell’s gate is an ideal gateway place enrooted to Lake Nakuru or the Masai Mara. Guests have an option of driving while they are looking at the games, camping, mountaineering or cycling. The rising stream in the various parts of the Hell’s Gate National Park is a Clear indication of the geothermal power.

There is a great diversity of the wildlife in this national park. The wildlife of this park includes the animals like leopards, lions, cheetahs. Nonetheless the park has been a historic home for the rare specie like Lammergeyer eagles. There is a presence of nearly 103 classes of birds in the park. These include birds like vultures, Verreauxes’ Eagles, Augur Buzzard and swifts. Hyraxes, African Buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle and baboons are commonly viewed at the place. The park serves a home to the Klipspringer antelope and Chanler’s mountain reedbuck that is present at the spot in a small number. This is surely a perfect place for the bird lovers.

Tourist Spots In Hell’s Gate National Park
Popular tourist spot in the Hell’s Gate national Park includes Fisher’s Tower and Njorowa Gorges. The presence of the extinct volcanoes such as Olkaria and Hobley’s also make the place worth viewing. The Black glassy rock called Obsidian takes it’s origin from the cool thawed lava. There is also a centre for Masai Culture which educates the visitors about the traditions and the culture followed by the Masai Tribe. This Park allows it’s visitors to photograph the raptors, which are preyed by the birds from a very close range.

Camping Sites At The Park

The park is accompanied with a huge number of camping sites which are excellent for the fun loving visitors who plan to stay for more than one day. These camping sites are present near OI Dubai Naiburta, Endachata and OI Karia. These campsites include picnic benches, sheltered picnic areas, shower blocks, water laps. The number of local visitors and campers in the park exceeds the number of foreign visitors.

So when you plan out for your next Kenya safari make sure that you are including the Hell’s Gate National Park in your Trip. Discover this wonderful place of Kenya.

Fort Jesus – A Portuguese Fortress On Kenya

Fort Jesus is the most popular tourist attractions in Mombasa, Kenya. The fortification, located along the shoreline close to the Old Town, is a colossal piece of the construction that was fabricated in the 16th century by the Portuguese. The fort has a museum that

Fort Jesus, Kenya

symbolizes different artifacts from the era that doled out as the transit point for the slave trade as well as the possessions. They were enjoyed as the place for regular visits by the seafarers. The fort opens its gate for viewing in the crack of dawn and closes them at early evening.


The core of the fort includes the Torture rooms and the prison cells where the slaves were kept in the incarceration before they are taken for the trading purpose. In spite of the verity that the garrison is to some extent ruined this includes a vast collection of the ceramics and terracotta that replicates the various cultures that traded along the coast. Other segments of the fortress display the Portuguese Frigate, Santo Antonio de Tanna which escaped away during a blockade in 1698 and some authentication linked to the coastal tribes. The compound of the fortress includes the number of ramparts as well as the bankrupt structures.

Shows At The Fortress
The fort serves as the spot of recreation for those visitors who want to seek more about this fort. The Fort hosts to a marvelous show of both light as well as sounds for three nights in a week. Guests are greeted into the fort by the sentinels in the elegant robes and burning flamed torches. They are led to the specifically planned as well as choreographed show of the lights, which also uses sound effects along with the costumed actors which act down the history of the fort and bring down the life of the past days. At the closing stages of the show there is a candlelit banquet in the fort. This is highly atmospheric moment and also the perfect way you can end your day.

Today this grandiose monument located in Mombasa is the national monument of Kenya. This monument stands elevated over the Mombasa Harbor in pride. The Fort Jesus is an interesting place where you can fritter your day and discover the gun turret, domicile and the parapet within the fence of the fort. The presence of the trained guides makes this place much interesting and helps you in exploring the facts related to the fortress. This place serves as an excellent museum in Kenya.

This is a magical place where each historian dreams of a visit. So make sure that you do not miss the place when you go for a Kenya safari.