Kenya Travel Guide
Kenya is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Africa, namely the safari. The country is blessed with attractive topographical diversity with multiple climatic zones, such as desert landscapes, tropical rainforest and snow-capped mountains. Inhabiting the country are various world-famous wildlife that you can view from 4×4 vehicles, horseback or on foot. There are more than a thousand of bird species, as well as plenty of colourful butterflies. The natives from this country have rich history that dates back to the era of Stone Age. Visitors could also purchase various crafts and arts that are often sought after. The capital of Kenya is Nairobi and the country has desert, semi-desert, equatorial and tropical climates, depending on the area.
Maasai Mara National Reserve is a world famous reserve for observing annual wildebeest, gazelle and zebra migration. It is a vast plain that offers breathtaking views. Activities that you can do in the area include bird watching and balloon rides. Tsavo East and West are twin national parks with a total area of ten million acres of wilderness. They form the largest national park in Kenya and ideal for people who enjoy spending their time in solitude. In the area, you can visit the volcanic Mzima springs and the Lugard falls. Mombasa is an exotic tropical port. In the Old Town, you can check the Arab architecture and you will notice the fragrant scent of spices. In the area, you can find the Baluchi mosque, Dawoodi Bohra mosque and the Shiva temple.
Amboseli National Park is another popular national park in Kenya, which is dominated by the iconic Mount Kilimanjaro. The park is famous for its scenic beauty and big game. The Lake Nakuru National Park is an ideal place to visit for bird watchers and there are plenty of flamingos that you can find. Mount Kenya National Park is named after the second highest mount in Africa, Mount Kenya. It is the base camp for hikers and mountain climbers who seek easy or challenging ascents, depending on what path they choose. Lamu is a peaceful tropical island in Kenya with the best-preserved Swahili speakers in East Africa.
Lake Turkana National Parks is a combination of three national parks, which is the major breeding ground for hippo, Nile crocodile and various venomous snakes. It’s an outstanding place for studying various flora and fauna habitats. Like in any national park, make sure that you are accompanied by rangers due to potential risks.
Aberdare National Park is a must for any landscape lover who loves to see waterfalls, mountains, trout streams, rainforest, caves and moorlands. In the park has abundant bird life, thicket of giant heath, black rhino and the elusive Bongo or the forest antelope. It’s an ideal place for camping, trout fishing, picnics and walks. The Mount Elgon National Park is a pristine and beautiful areas where you can find 250 bird species, 400 animal species and giant trees. It’s also the place where you can find ‘cave elephants’ that venture deep into the caves to seek the salt rich deposits for their mineral intakes.