Kenya is one of our favorite destinations to discover in Africa. It’s also a great destination for tourist willing to do an adventure journey and safari holidays. Kenya is usually perceived as the birthplace for an Africa safari, and carries a range of extraordinary Kenya safari packages from which to choose.
Kenya has had a great reputation for adventure tourism and is one of the most important known destinations in Africa. Kenya has some of the world’s best game reserves where adventurers can see some of the finest African flora and fauna. The parks are famous for lions, giraffes, elephants and huge herds of zebras, wildebeests and buffalos. It is wise to shop around for tour operators before picking one, to see what is currently on offer, whom you vibe with, and to get a competitive price. Adventure tourists will be amazed by Kenya‘s national parks, gorgeous nature and cities, which make this country, attract many tourists from around the World. Kenya is not nicknamed “Magic of Africa“ for any reason.
Kenya is situated in Eastern Africa. Its Indian Ocean coast lies between Somalia to the north east and Tanzania to the south. Its other surrounding countries are Ethiopia and South Sudan to the north and Uganda to the west.
Kenya has a tropical climate. It is hot and humid at the coast, temperate inland and very dry in the north and northeast parts of the country. The country receives a great deal of sunshine all the year round and summer clothes are worn throughout the year. However, it is usually cool at night and early in the morning. Most of Kenya is at high altitude and only in the north and on the coast does it get really hot.
We advise adventure travellers to visit Kenya, during the dry seasons – from the end of May to early October, when it is also cooler, and then again from late November to early March when it is generally warmer.
Why visiting Kenya ?
From snow-capped mountains to the deep Rift Valley with its extinct volcanoes and hot springs, Kenya offers a breathtaking and amazing natural beauty that is distinctly spectacular. Inland, there are wide-open plains and savannahs, arid deserts and undisturbed forests. Along the coast there are magnificent sandy beaches and access to amazing coral reefs. Whether adventurers choose to laze in the tropical sun, swim in the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean or climb Mount Kenya, they will experience an unparalleled variety of beauty everywhere they travel. Go on safari to spot the “Big Five” animals in the wild, or simply enjoy our history, culture and lifestyle.
Kenya is the home of the wildlife safari, and offers some of the best and most accessible game viewing in the world, including the hard-to-resist attraction of the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino). These, together with many other animals that are unique to Africa, can be seen at the national parks and game reserves throughout Kenya.
Kenya’s National Parks
- Aberdare National Park
- Amboseli National Park
- Hell’s Gate National Park
- Lake Nakuru National Park
- Lake Elementaita
- Masai Mara National Park
- Mount Kenya National Park
- Nairobi National Park
- Tsavo East National Park
- Tsavo West National Park
- Meru National Park
- Shimba Hills National Park
- Sibiloi National Park
- Mount Elgon National Park
Main attractions in Kenya
Lamu Island is one of the Archipelago of Lamu and for many years has remained unspoilt by the numerous tourists who have visited Kenya’s spectacular coastline. Being the most ancient town in the whole of Kenya, Lamu still holds its charm and temperament it built over the past centuries.
Tsavo National Park
Tsavo National Park is one of the world’s largest wildlife parks and because of its vast size; the park is separated into Tsavao East and West. The finest sceneries are found in Tsavo West with a rolling volcanic terrain, and on the other hand, Tsavo East is characterized by an open savanna.
The Lake Nakuru is found within Central Kenya with an abundant availability of algae that draws large numbers of the Lesser Flamingos. The flamingoes form a very beautiful pink ‘blanket’ over the shallow waters that looks very attractive. This is a major attraction site in Kenya that should not be missed out!
Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the best tourist attractions in the country. Thousands of various tourists from all parts of the country visit the park annually to watch the unique yearly migration of thousands and thousands of wildebeests and zebras migrate as they cross from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania between July and October into the Mara.
Mount Kenya is Kenya’s highest mountain and ranks second highest in the whole of Africa following Kilimanjaro. Trekking this mountain will give tourists an opportunity to pleasure in the breathtaking views of the surrounding locale. Kenya also is a great destination for beach holidays, with several beaches located along the coastal regions and the city of Mombasa.
Kenya has a variety of museums spread out through the country but the most popular of all is the Nairobi National Museum which was formally opened on September 22, 1930. If visitors wish to learn more about the history of this country, the best place to visit is this museum.
Kenya’s long coastline offers a variety of beautiful beaches to its visitors. The widespread coral reefs and the clear ocean waters are idea for various water activities among which are swimming, diving, snorkeling, surfing and deep ocean-fishing. Some of the renowned beaches in Kenya include Malindi Beach, Diani Beach, Nyali Beach and many more.