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Camel ride at Maralal

The scenery from the perch on camel's back is maybe more romantic, but the real thrill is the getting up and getting down of the camel. Up involves a sudden tip back and down a sudden tip forward. Most people opt for a half day "ride", but a prolonged trip is possible. "Sitting" a camel is something that takes getting used to. The camel camp hosts annual races where novices are known to participate.

Camel ride at Maralal

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Whether you want to experience the glaciers and thin air, high on the great mountains, the huge herds and predators of the fabled Serengeti Plain, or the chaotic tangle of life in the rain forest, Footprints Tours offers opportunity to marvel at nature or test yourself in it.  Read More »

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