Thinking of travelling to a new place for a relaxing and breathtaking experience? Do you have an idea of the best places to visit in Kenya? Do you want to have the best travel experience? Below are some of the best destinations to visit in Kenya.
1. Amboseli National Park.
Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, the Amboseli view is out of this world breathtaking. One can be able to view the Big 5 up close. There is also over 600 species of birds making it the perfect place for anyone who enjoys birding.
2. Maasai Mara
It’s famous for the spectacular wildebeest migration. The reserve has a wide variety of wild animals such as the Big 5. One can also enjoy the magnificent sight while on a hot air balloon.
3. Lake Nakuru
It’s the most popular lake due to an abundant of pink flamingoes. Surrounded by a national park you can enjoy a cool game drive.
4. Giraffe Centre
Located 5km from the Capital city, the Giraffe Centre is an ideal place to have a view of giraffes. The giraffes are used to humans and are friendly, so one can feed and bond with them.
5. Mount Kenya
Love to go hiking? Mount Kenya offers a perfect hiking experience and a diversity of flora and fauna.
6. Mombasa Island
It is the best place to enjoy attractive scenery, beautiful beaches and marine life. It also hosts the historic site, Fort Jesus, built by the Portuguese from 1593-1596.
7. Nairobi National Park
This park within the city is the only one to exist in the world. One can enjoy a variety of wildlife ranging from zebras, baboons, ostriches, rhinos among others. Best part, it’s easily accessible and only a drive away from the city.
8. Bomas of Kenya
It is located 10km from Nairobi. It showcases Kenya’s diverse culture and heritage. One can enjoy traditional dances and aerobatics.
9. Nairobi Safari Walk
One can enjoy a nice walk and get a closer look at some of the animals such as lions,cheetahs,leopards,buffalo and many others.
10. Karura Forest
It is only a few kilometres away from the city. It covers an area of about 1000ha. One can enjoy a leafy area away from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi. One can also enjoy the serenity of the nature. Cycling and nature walks are highly encouraged.
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