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Kenya: The Bradt Travel Guide

by Claire Foottit, cost UK£14.95


  • explores the rich culture and history stretching back 6 million years
  • gives detail of the economy and political changes
  • covers natural history, conservation and community tourism in depth
  • where to see wildlife, from national parks to lesser known regions
  • an A to Z of activities, special interests and events
  • adventure options from animal tracking to skydiving
  • detailed accommodation, from luxury lodges to ecolodges and camping
  • box contributions from experts, among them: Louise Leakey on Lake Turkana, Binyavanga Wainaina on Kenyan writers and Laurence Frank on lion research
  • provides practical advice on planning a trip, including health, safari options and safety
  • supports responsible travel


  • 'Excellent....well-researched…invaluable to anyone planning a trip to Kenya who wishes to make the most of the time spent here' Jake Grieves-Cook, Kenya Tourism Federation.
  • 'Insightful.....and has a positive outlook' Gemma Bowes, The Observer.
  • '...the best Kenya guide ever' Nigel Winser, Royal Geographical Society.
  • 'one of the most informative books around on Kenya' Dennis Fairey, publisher, Msafiri.
  • 'That book (Bradt Kenya guide) is really excellent, and by far the best guide I have seen.' David Lovatt Smith, consultant.
  • 'The book (Bradt Kenya guide) gives prospective travellers to Kenya a detailed cultural and natural history of the country, together with a modern perspective on all aspects of Kenyan life.... an excellent all round guide for anyone planning a Kenyan safari.' Kenya Tourist for full report search news archive.
  • 'I must commend you for producing the best guide book I have seen on Kenya for a long time.' Ron Beaton, Kenyan tour operator.
  • 'Comprehensive and discerning' Julie Davidson, The Scotsman Magazine.
  • 'It seems late in the game to introduce a guide to Kenya, known to the whole world as safari central, but this book stretches the boundaries of familiarity..' Christine Delsol, San Fransisco Chronicle.

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