Kenya is well known in the world as the top safari destination in Africa featuring wildebeest migration in Masai Mara Game reserve, Wilderness safaris in stunning national parks and game reserves, cultural experience, historical site safaris and Africa best beaches in Mombasa and Malindi. Masai Mara migration constitutes a natural migration of wildebeests search for water and pastures from to Serengeti Plain in Tanzania.
Kenya is a land of varied beauty that sums up many travelers’ dreams. The country continues to attract many visitors including many who make countless returns. The country’s natural beauty that includes spectacular wildlife and birdlife, the endless miles of pristine beaches along the Indian Ocean, the mount Kenya, Africa’s second hisghest peak, scenic landscapes of the Great Rift Valley and the pleasant warm tropival weather have made it among the top 5 destinations to visit on the African continent.
Kenya is today Africa’s safari capital, attracting travellers from all walks of life. The country boasts of 56 national parks and reserves protecting a wide range of wildlife. Here are the top attractions in Kenya;
- Masai Mara National Park – venue for the greatest wildlife show known as the Wildebeest Migration,
- Amboseli National Park – a park tha offers inconi photo opportunities delivered by swamp wading elephants
- Mount Kenya – the second highest peak on the continent
- Lake Nakuru National Park – famous for its flamingos
- Tsavo – famous for its man eaters
- Samburu – known for its wild and arid landscape and its crocodile filled rivers
The most top national parks you will never want to miss are Nairobi, Hell’s Gate, Tsavo, Amboseli National Parks, Samburu National Reserve.
You will also like to visit Lake Victoria, Turkana and Nakuru. The climbing of Mount Kenya is another experience which as the mountaineer you will never want to miss.
The beaches in Kenya include Lamu, Mombasa and Malindi. The activities include coral reefs viewing, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing and other water sports.
The historical site visits comprises of Karen Blixen Museum, Nairobi National Museum, Fort Jesus, Gede Ruins and Uhuru Gardens Memorial
Things to Do
Kenya has something for everybody. from the palm-fringed, tropical, white, sandy beaches are one of the key attractions for many who come, to the exiting experience of the Big Five wild attractions full of adventurerous encounters, in a whole variety of forms: deep sea fishing, water skiing, scuba diving, white water rafting, mountaineering, off-road driving, snake safaris, and skydiving! You name it; Kenya offers fantastic opportunities for adventure and excitement.