Kenya is a top African safari destination which is hailed as Magical for its stunning tourism attractions that give unforgettable experience. It’s a strategically located in East Africa and as such normally serves as the African Safari starting point. It’s rated amongst the most popular and affordable destination for thrilling bush adventures and totally relaxing beach holidays. The Kenya tourism sector is robust with high standard tourism facilities
Kenya is home to the world wonder natural phenomena -the annual wildebeest migration, where over 2 million Wildebeests plus Zebra’s and other grazing wildlife closely followed by keen predators migrate from Serengeti National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve in search of greener pastures. The wildebeests Crossing Maasai Mara River is simply breath-taking and a must see for all adventure lovers.
Other than Maasai Mara, Kenya has other various parks that offer diverse, unique wildlife viewing and spectacular sceneries top among them are:
Amboseli National Reserve is the second most popular park known for its huge herds of Elephants, diverse wildlife and amazing view of Africa’s tallest mountain Mt.Kilimanjaro.
Tsavo National park located at the coastal region is the largest national park in Kenya divided into Tsavo west and Tsavo East parks. It’s known for its magnificent scenery & terrain with Tsavo west being more mountainous and wetter harbouring Major wildlife attractions including under water hippos, rhinos, elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard, buffalo, and bird species .You also experience guided walks along Tsavo river,Mzima springs ,rock climbing etc.
Samburu national reserve turked in the dry northern Kenya at the banks of Ewaso Ng’iro river. The other side of the river has Buffalo Springs Reserve. Samburu national reserve has a natural serene and a quiet feeling. The reserve is rich in wildlife with fame for abundance in rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx (Also referred as Samburu Special).Wild dog sightings, hundreds of elephants, lions, leopards, Buffaloes, Nile crocodiles and the Buffalo hot springs are a common attractions.
The neighbouring Shaba National Reserve is more physically beautiful with its great rocky kopjes (isolated hills), natural springs and doum palms
Other popular parks are Lake Nakuru National park famous for hundreds of pink flamingos, the Big Five and magnificent natural sceneries, Hell’s gate Naivasha ,Abaradares national park and Meru national park.
Kenya is also a superb mountain climbing destination.Hikers are able to climb the first and second mountains in Africa i.e Mt.Kilimanjaro and Mt.Kenya respectively through amazingly scenic routes.Other climbing zones include Mt. Meru,Mt.Longonot,Ngong Hills etc
Kenya is also known for its fantastic beaches along the coastline. You get to experience one of the best long stretches of white sandy beach with perfect blend of sun and cool breezes swaying the palm trees along the Indian Ocean. This accompanied with world class dining, high standard accommodation facilities and hospitable staff gives a memorable holiday experience
Diani beach has actually been voted a top beach destination in the world. Kenyan coast offers a suitable beach destination for those seeking total relaxation and peace of mind.
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