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  1. Re: Trip Report Kenya, a first self-drive through 5 Parks

    https://www.safaritalk.net/topic/21799-first-time-kenya-a-self-drive-safari-tr-to-5-parks-august-26-september-16-2021/

    Hello all, the moderator of safaritalk just informed me that he has opened up...
  2. Re: Trip Report Kenya, a first self-drive through 5 Parks

    Dear WW,
    do you mean different strokes for different folks?
    So true, you are looking at Kenya through the lens of your childhood with lots of love, whereas I am a first time visitor and can not...
  3. Re: Trip Report Kenya, a first self-drive through 5 Parks

    Tedx2, greetings to the land of Oz.
    thanks for your kind words! Iím glad signing up on safaritalk was easy. Itís quite an international group that is posting there. We self-drivers are certainly in...
  4. Re: Trip Report Kenya, a first self-drive through 5 Parks

    Hope you already have an an account?
    It seems the link is blocked for non-subscriptions.
    Happy reading, I know you will recognize the areas and the problemsÖ.
  5. Re: Trip Report Kenya, a first self-drive through 5 Parks

    Dutchie, other people are having the same issue. I guess you need to sign up with safaritalk.net to see my TR. itís under TravelTalkó>self-drive
    sorry about that.


    WW, if you just want the...
  6. Re: Trip Report Kenya, a first self-drive through 5 Parks

    wonderful! Are you a silent reader or do you have an avatar?
  7. Re: Trip Report Kenya, a first self-drive through 5 Parks

    Dutchie, the link is at bottom of my post. Tell me if it isnít working for you.
  8. Trip Report Kenya, a first self-drive through 5 Parks

    Hello Forum Friends,
    a few of you gave me wonderful advice on this form before we started our adventure into the unknowns of Kenya. Iím indeed indebted to WW, Stan W, Anne W, and apfac for your...
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    Re: Tanzania 2021 Trip Report

    Thanks for your report! It brings back many memories of all the places in Tarangire and the Serengeti that are so dear to my heart. We did a self drive safari in 2015 and again in 2018, but you guys...
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    Re: 14 Days in Kenya - First Time in Africa

    Looks like you are getting a handle on things. I like how you mull things over and debate with yourself. You have gotten some solid advice here. Good luck with either choice and most of all enjoy. I...
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    Re: Self driving in November, where?

    Me too, Dutchie, how is it going and where are you now? Did you hire George?
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    Re: 14 Days in Kenya - First Time in Africa

    Hello again,
    1.regarding my mentioning of vehicle fees: I think maybe you misunderstood?
    those you drive a non-Tanzanian licensed vehicle into TZ National Parks pay a hefty fee. I thought it was...
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    Re: 14 Days in Kenya - First Time in Africa

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/345922-Kenya-Selfdrive-trip-October-21

    i can see why you couldnít find my posts. I mostly replied to Dutchie on his thread. Starting at post 27...
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    Re: 14 Days in Kenya - First Time in Africa

    Hello Dani,
    sounds exciting! As you probably have read in the threads before this one, we just got back from Kenya and also rented from Road Trip Kenya. We had some problems with the car and with...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Hello Dutchie!
    so good to hear that your car is great and that your sightings have been wonderful! I know exactly where you are as we had lunch on Dirisha. Itís a great spot to be sure.
    Two more...
  16. Re: Online campsite bookings for Tanzania National Parks planned

    Then againÖ under e-services it shows this. When you click on Private Reservation a page comes up to register yourself. So maybe it will work for private visitors after all?
    Thanks, Caldriver and...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Wishing you happy landing in Kenya and an overall great trip!
    you sound a bit younger than us and maybe the traffic chaos will not bother you as much. Hoping too, that your vehicle will be in...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Hi Dutchie, just had a conversation with George and he is looking forward to you contacting him. Hopefully you can work something out with him or Ken. Even though they have some guests, itís still...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Hi Ortelius,
    after the trip Roadtrip Kenya(a Dutch outfit) sent me a feedback form which I filled out with comments and marks between 1-10. So I’m copying what I wrote back to them a week ago below....
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Regarding bread: in Mara Rianta I only found pre-sliced bread in a plastic bag. But it would do in a pinch. However, the Carrefour the Hub had a great bread selection and we especially enjoyed their...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    i sincerely hope that you are correct with your prediction. This trip did have its share of negative experiences, especially concerning the road transfers between the parks and the vehicle. Wildlife,...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Firstly, another tip. When driving to the Ranger station workshop next to the Serena Lodge, you can fill up washing water there. They save rain water and it might even be good enough to drink. We...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    When driving back to Nairobi from Voi, I remembered your suggestion and we did just that. Yes, it probably added more than an hour, but kept us sane and safe. It is quite a scenic, pastoral, route...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Haha you two! I know what you mean by ďrusticĒ. What I saw inside parks was dirty and dilapidated, and yes, I have little tolerance for that, especially when paying $30pppn inside a park. On the...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    More thoughts regarding food. We brought with us a bunch of freeze-dried meals where all you do is add hot water. Those meals came in handy on a rainy evening and when we were just too tired to...
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Hello Dutchie, my husband and I just returned from our first Kenyan self-drive on Friday. I’m sharing our itinerary and some notes with you in hopes that it will give you an idea how to pace your...
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    Re: First time Kenya - need advice

    Oh no! I just now read tour bad news. Such bad luck and Iím so very sorry this trip is not happening for the two of you. And here I was thinking you are already in the Mara.
    Well, our Kruger trip...
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    Re: First time Kenya - need advice

    Thank you, Ortelius and apfac for your good wishes. We need all the luck that’s still available.

    @southerndreams. Yes, flying to Kenya from SA on August 25.
    thanks for the tip about fuel. Just...
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    Re: First time Kenya - need advice

    When it rains it pours! I have never had such anxiety and stress getting ready for a trip.
    I have 3 more sleeps before flying from Florida to JNB and both of these flights have experienced...
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    Re: A Lion in my Tent - Mabuasehube

    Glad it all ended well and you behaved very responsibly throughout.
    I think campers who put out food and water for predators are very irresponsible and should be reported. Problem is that Bots...
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    Re: First time Kenya - need advice

    Thanks for trying but this is honestly too much insider information!
    itís our first time there and I want easy and clear. Haha.
    in the meantime Iím worried about traveling to South Africa since...
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    Re: First time Kenya - need advice

    Well, itís 100% agreement from the experts!
    ok, Namanga River Hotel it is for our second night in Kenya.
    They donít show a website so Iím hoping just showing up will be ok.

    wW, we will be...
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    Re: First time Kenya - need advice

    Hello again from Florida!
    I would like your input on the following question. Thursday, August 26 will be our first full day in Kenya. We will take over the LC from Roadtrip Kenya at 8 am at...
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    Re: First time Kenya - need advice

    Great news! Okke, from Roadtrip Kenya is informing me that travel restrictions within Kenya have been lifted two days ago.
    Negative PCR test for arrivals still required. Masks in public places...
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    Re: First time Kenya - need advice

    @WW, once again, our expert on Kenya is correct: Namanga River Hotel is no longer offering camping services, I learnt in a text message from them.
    So Plan A is to leave Nairobi by 12 noon and make...
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