Kenya is a beautiful country with a rich diversity of travel destinations. If you desire to go to the beautiful sandy beaches, climb the mountains or spend time with the wild animals. Kenya can offer you all that.
Let’s look at the top ten travel destinations in Kenya.
Fun fact: Mt. Kenya is Africa’s 2nd tallest mountain. Also referred to as the place of light or Kirinyaga.
For spectacular views, it’s best advisable to see the mountain at dawn, when the day is still young. The sight will be breathtaking for you to behold.
The Great Rift Valley
Fun fact when you are standing in the valley, the earth unexpectedly fades under you. The great rift valley has an astounding view that makes it unbelievable. The valley has a geographical stretch that extends up to 6000 km covering the middle east and Africa.
The valley encloses a great number of changes in topographic diversity with escarpments and volcanoes, lakes flat desert landscapes and islets.
Fun fact Nairobi is one of Africa’s largest and most fascinating cities. It’s filled with so much vibrant and the culture of people from different races & tribes.
Also known as the city that never goes to sleep. Nairobi-and is always working 24 hours round the clock. The city has maintained its sense of the past. You will find an excellent museum and historical culture in the heart of Nairobi.
Nairobi National Park
Fun fact, Kenya is the only country in the world with a national park close to the capital city. The Nairobi national park is home to many wild animals such as the lion’s rhino, cheetah Buffalo, grant zebras giraffes, and much more.
The Masai Mara
The Masai Mara nation reserve is a must-visit travel destination in Kenya. Popularly known for its wildlife viewing areas. Every year over 1.5 million animals arrive in the Masai Mara and migrate in November.
The Masai Mara has over 95 different types of reptiles, mammals, and amphibians. The reserve has also recorded over 400 different types of birds.
Amboseli National Park
If you want to hang out with the wild animals. Then consider going to the Amboseli national park. It is a home for many heard of elephants, hippos, Egyptian goose, and buffaloes.
You will also enjoy the rich contemporary Maasai culture.
Lake Nakuru is famously known to be a home for thousands of flamingo birds who come into a massive flock at the edge of this salty lake. The sight of the flamingos is truly breathtaking. Especially when the flamingos fly up in the sky, giving the lake a beautiful color.
The lake has more to offer than the sightseeing of flamingos. The national park has a sanctuary for both white and black rhinos.
Mombasa Marine National Park
Powerfully known for its natural beauty. The Mombasa marine national park is home to different marine species such as:
- The starfish
- Cucumbers sea urchins
- Turtles and stone fish just to mention a few.
If you are a fan of water sports, you should definitely visit the place. You will enjoy activities such as water skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling and diving.
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Diani beach is one of the breathtaking relaxing retreats. It’s surrounded by the spectacular Indian ocean, beautiful soft sand, and rich greenery. If you want to escape from the stress of life, then you should visit the Diani beach. While you are there consider doing the following:
Diving with the dolphins and sea turtles,
- Kite surfing,
- Sky diving,
- Observing the whale sharks and do not forget to enjoy the nightlife.
The Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club
If all you want is to escape the busy world for a few days, then you should visit the Windsor hotel. You will find the peace you need at this beautiful hotel. They offer top-notch accommodation services. Of course, you will have to pay quite an amount to enjoy the breathtaking necessary at the Windsor hotel.
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That it! I hope you enjoyed reading it and do make sure that you visit any of the top ten magical destinations in Kenya. You will enjoy yourself.