Kenya is one of the most beautiful and exotic countries in the world. With a healthy combination of fascinating safaris, evergreen forests, open plains, lush freshwater lakes, colorful coral reefs, dry deserts, snowy peaks, lovely cultures and amazing people, Kenya is definitely a place to experience and have great memories from. Here are 5 places to visit in Kenya;
Maasai Mara Park
The Maasai Mara National Reserve is definitely one of the top tourist destinations in Kenya. It’s also the most popular game reserve park in Kenya. Annually, the Maasai Mara National Reserve is visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists and holiday makers who travel to see the large population of wild animals and the annual migration of zebras and wildebeests. The migration takes place every year from July to October when millions of zebras and wildebeests relocate from Tanzania.
Samburu National Reserve
The Samburu National Reserve is another top tourist destination with a wide variety of wildlife. It’s the home of the Buffalo Springs; a location where you can see a healthy bunch of endangered species in their diverse forms.
At 5199 meters, Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest mountain in Africa behind Kilimanjaro. It’s a highland that offers a breathtaking and lovely scenery coupled with a cool and distinct ambiance. Several of its peaks are difficult to climb while some others are relatively easy.
Tsavo National Park
Arguably the largest national park in Kenya and one of the largest in the world, the Tsavo National Park is a perfect tourist destination especially for people who want privacy as well as the chance to explore this beautiful piece of nature. It has a spectacular and exquisite scenery with a rolling volcanic landscape. What’s more to this is that there’s also a large expanse of an evergreen Savannah were tourists can experience in its purest form.
Located in the oldest living town in Kenya; Lamu Town, and away from the hustle and bustle of the city, is an Island with unique and amazing features. The Lamu Island has stood for centuries and has retained the appeal and attributes it has always had. Interestingly, residents move about on foot or by boat, and donkeys are used in transporting goods because there are no roads on Lamu Island, just alleyways and footpaths.