Kenya is Africa’s most popular safari destination and it’s capital Nairobi is East Africa’s economic hub. Kenya has a decent tourist infrastructure and lots of resorts along its coastline. It’s a testament to the country’s many natural attractions, stirring landscapes, ranging from equatorial glaciers and jagged peaks to wildlife and tropical reefs.
KENYA’S MAIN ATTRACTIONS
Maasai Mara Game Reserve
The Maasai Mara Reserve is the most popular wildlife park in Kenya. From July – October you can witness the incredible migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra. The Maasai tribesman also offers cultural tours which really add to the experience.
The endangered white rhinos can be found at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy with a set of 61,000 acres. It is well known as the home to many other species; zebra and lions. Lewa hosts a maximum of 102 tourists compared to other tourist attractions like Maasai Mara, where hundreds of tourists.
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Is the Africa’s second highest peak you don’t need special training to reach Point Lenana (4985m). The area is home to rare species of animals as well as spectacular lakes, mineral springs, and forests.
Is one of Kenya’s oldest towns, settled by the Swahili and Islamic culture about 700 years ago. More recently discovered by backpackers. It is best known as the with archeological and historical sites, natural beauty. This is a great place to relax and grime accumulated from some hard traveling.
Kakamega Forest Reserve
This is a tropical rain forest in (Nandi County), northwest part of Kenya near the to the boarder with Uganda. It is the degraded area of the forest, yet the most popular area for tourists. It will include the five-hour return hike to Lirhanda Hill for sunrise or sunset is highly recommended. The most interesting short walk (2.6km) to a 35m-high watchtower affords views over the forest canopy and other species like birds, snakes.
Aside the national parks and beautiful resorts, you will discover a proud cultural heritage, warm-hearted local people and amazing landscape that will stop you on your tracks.
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