We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

safaris

Which Bamburi hotels are on sale?
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
See hotels
wales
posts: 100
safaris

Book now or when we get there?any advice much appreciated

Mombasa Kenya
posts: 125
1. Re: safaris

Not sure what you are asking but i assume its booking a safari! If so, i highly recommend booking in advance as you have the bargaining power as well as get what you want. High season sometimes its hard to get last minute rooms in good busy lodges. Either way there is no much harm depending on what you want.

Mtwapa, Kenya
Destination Expert
for Barcelona, Newcastle upon Tyne, Bamburi, Mtwapa
posts: 13,622
reviews: 51
2. Re: safaris

Hi,

What many Brits do is book a holiday package that covers flight and hotel then they book the safari separately. This has the advantage that you do not have to pack and vacate your room when you go on safari.

You can do this when you get there from local tour agents who often have reps on the beach (beach boys), you could do it with your tour companies rep (not recommended same safari - much more expensive and the profit doesn't stay in Kenya).

What many people do and is probably best, (unless you know your local tour agent / beach boy and know what you want to do), is to book with a local outfit but do your research, compare itineraries, costs, etc from the comfort of your own home by email. It saves you from wasting valuable holiday time tying to find a deal and you can also ask for advice on whether the itineraries are practicable and the prices reasionable by asking about them on this forum. there are several companies that are regularly recommended on this forum

maidstone kent
posts: 453
reviews: 3
3. Re: safaris

hi what doff has said is the ideal way, the 3 safaris we have been on we have booked with the reps on the beach[beach boys] only once not seen the big five[leopard] you end up in the same lodge as those that have payed much more. have always used the same company

wales
posts: 100
4. Re: safaris

Thanks for the replies.which company did you use rhys?if you dont mind me asking

maidstone kent
posts: 453
reviews: 3
5. Re: safaris

send me a pm

6. Re: safaris

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This post was determined to be inappropriate by the TripAdvisor community and has been removed.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

Our staff may also remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason. Thanks for being a part of the TripAdvisor travel community!

Removed on: 8:07 am, June 23, 2011
7. Re: safaris

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 2:15 am, October 03, 2012
Get answers to your questions about Bamburi