10 Tourist attractions in Kenya to visit

Tourist attractions in Kenya
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Kenya is a famous East African country that is made of varieties of tribes and culture. In addition, with its safaris, beaches and wildlife making these the top tourist attractions in the country. To visit kenya for tourism, you will need a short stay visa or tourist visa. Check out this link for Travel guide and requirements to Kenya.

10 Best Tourist Attractions in Kenya to Visit

There are many places to visit in Kenya but these are the 10 most popular Tourist attractions in Kenya to Visit.

1. Nairobi National Park

The park is located in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya.

The Nairobi  National park is 10 minutes away from the metropolis of Nairobi. Even with the small size of this park, it boast of several wildlfe animals from wildebeest and zebras. etc

 

2.  Malindi

Malindi is part of the top tourist attraction in Kenya because of its extensive corla reefs and beautiful beaches. You can surf, snorkel and engage in deep-sea fishing.

Malindi is served with an airport and highway between mombasa and Lamu.

 

3.  Samburu National Reserve

Looking for where to catch a Lion, Cheetah  and leopard in action, then the Samburu National Reserve which is located in Northern Kenya is a place to be.

This park attracts lots of wildlife due to the presence of the Uaso Nyiro river that runs through it and the combination of grassland and forests. This river houses hippos,buffalo and crocodile.

4. Lamu Island

Kenya also blessed with archipalago and it is Lamu Island.  Lamu is the oldest living town in Kenya and has remain an unspoiled tourist attraction for ages.

No roads to this island, just alleyways and footpaths. Inside the town, there are motorized vehicles.The residemts walk on bare foot while boats and donkeys are used to transport goods.

 

5. Mount Kenya

The second highest mountain in Africa is Mount Kenya. Also making it the highest mount in Kenya.

The mountain is covered in snow and great for trekking and climbs.

 

6. Hell’s gate national park

Name is gotten from a narrow break in the cliffs which was once a tributary of a prehistoric lake that fed early humans in the rift valley.

In this park,you are allowed to walk freely without any guard around. The scenery here are steep cliffs, gorges, and basalt columns.  Other forms of wildlife are leopards, lions and cheetahs.

 

7. Tsavo National Park

Looking forsolitude and privacy,the Tsavo national park is where to be. It is one of the biggest national park in the world and due to its size,  it was divided int Tsavo west and Tsavo east. The west is mainly a volcanic landscape while the east is more of savannah.

 

8. Amboseli National Park

This is a very small park located close to the border of Tanzania. This means you have a clear view of the highest Mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. In addition, Amboseli national park is the best place to find  free-ranging elephants in the world.

This place is also home to the Maasai people.

9. Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru is called the greatest bird spectacle on earth. this is beacuse pf the flamingos that are attracted by the large deposits of algae in the water. Sometimes there could be over a million flamingos. In recent times,there have been a drop on the number of these birds due to environmental degradation and pollution.

 

10. Masai Mara National reserve

Among the best top attractions in Kenya is the Masai Mara National reserve. Here there is a large view of tourist from around the world to watch the epic migration of the wildebeest and zebras from the serengeti in Tanzania.

 

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