Kenya is the heart of safaris and a trip to a few of its more than 52 spectacular National Parks and reserves is a memorable experience. It still remains one of the most popular destinations for safaris in the world. Not only famous for its ‘Out of Africa’ scenic beauties, diverse cultures and abundant wildlife. Kenya also boasts superb footprint-free beaches and warm tropical waters, thus ensuring a complete Kenya safari vacation experience!
Attractions such as Masai Mara National Reserve offering pristine wilderness of haunting beauty, it’s a promising profusion of wildlife, prolific bird life and the unprecedented opportunity of catching up with all the members of the ‘Big Five’ in a day. It’s a home of Wildebeest Migration, the Seventh Wonder of the world; it’s the world’s best amazing adventure. Lake Nakuru National Park, a rhino sanctuary and home for the pink flamingoes. Lake Nakuru National Park is perhaps the most beautiful scene in Kenya. The sight of thousands of flamingos together can be one of the most memorable scenes. It also provides the largest concentration of both white and black rhino in their sanctuary. Samburu National Reserve ‘Where nature defies itself’ it’s famed by the lioness that adapted an Oryx. Samburu National Reserve is very beautiful and attracts animals because of Uwaso Nyiro River that runs through it and the mixture of acacia, riverine forest, thorn trees and grassland vegetation.
Amboseli National park is the home for the African elephants and the best place to view Mt. Kilimanjaro, it’s actually called the Kilimanjaro Royal Court. Amboseli National Park offers one of the finest wildlife-viewing experiences in Kenya and Africa at large. Amboseli means “Salty Dust” in the Maasai language. Tsavo West National Park is the Land of Lava, springs and while at it, you will have the opportunity to visit the site where Man-eaters of Tsavo used to waylay the rail workers. The Mzima spring is an oasis at the heart of Tsavo West National Park. visitors have a chance to witness one of Africa’s most beautiful and diverse wildernesses; with open plains, dense bush lands, hills, valleys, rivers, lakes and an array of wildlife. Meru National Park offers the complete wilderness experience. Meru National Park attained international prominence with its involvement with Joy Adamson’s book “Born Free”, which was later made into a successful Born Free movie. This is the home of Else & Pippa. Else was a lioness & Pippa a cheetah. Meru National Park is noted for its fauna and natural beauty. It has many swamps and rivers lined with palms, as well as mountains and woodlands.
Aberdare National Park is one of the most thrilling Kenya national parks. With an incredibly wide range of activities; fly Fishing, trekking and hiking, Bird watching, you will be spoilt for choice. Aberdare National Park is famous for its tree-house style hotels, one of Kenya’s best. Mount Kenya National Park also offers hiking, trekking and climbing. Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain after Mt Kilimanjaro and it offers both easy and challenging ascents with superb scenic beauty.
Rift Valley Lakes: The Kenyan Rift Valley is a section of the 6,000km Great Rift Valley which stretches from the Dead Sea in the Middle East all the way to Mozambique. It is one of Africa’s defining geographical features. There are eight Rift Valley Lakes in Kenya of which 3 are fresh water and the rest alkaline. These lakes are Lake Turkana, Lake Logipi, Lake Baringo & Lake Bogoria, Lake Nakuru, Lake Elementaita, Lake Naivasha and Lake Magadi. These lakes reveal not only a vast wealth of bird-life (over 400 species on Baringo alone) but also hippo, crocodile and near Lake Nakuru, the rhino sanctuary.
The rugged countryside surrounding the lakes is equally spectacular. Hill walking up peaks such as Mt. Longonot will afford the energetic traveler marvelous views over the lakes. In and around the Rift Valley Lakes Game drives and walking safaris are possible, along with boat trips, fishing and a variety of water activities. Some of the lakes are surrounded by excellent hiking routes.
Kenya has more that wildlife safari to offer. It has a diverse cultural heritage. The unique culture of the Samburuand Masai, the Mijikenda and the unique Swahili culture of the coastal town are some of cultures that offer a true cultural experience while in Kenya.
Kenya’s coastline which stretches some 536 Kms includes towns, beaches, and islands from the Lamu archipelagoin the North Coast, Malindi, Watamu, Kilifi, the island and environs of Mombasa and further down to the South Coast. Some of the beaches here include Diani and Galu, Shimoni, Wasini Island and others.
To experience Kenya, general information about travel, visa, weather, health and what to pack, visit this site. Get off the beaten track on a walking safari, a camel safari, or on horseback. You can even freewheel down the Great Rift Valley on a mountain bike. There are a thousand species of birds to spot, and reserves to explore, trails to hike, mountains to climb, golf holes to eagle, trout to catch and people to meet. And for up to date with the Kenya news you can read the nation or the standard the most read national news papers.
Visit Kenya and experience a lot more than you can ever imagine: attractions from Lakes, Rivers, National parks, reserves, mountains, historic sites, sandy beaches, land marks, the cities, and many other breath taking sites. The Kenyan people are also very friendly and welcoming