Seated on 580,367 square kilometers of land (and of course waters), Keya is home to an array of faunas and floras (which are protected in established parks and reserves) that are a beauty to behold. With its friendly people and great sense of hospitality. In this article we bring you 10 travel destinations in Kenya for your visiting pleasure
No doubt, Keyan is a great tourist destination for nature lovers especially those who love safari. Kenya is the land of the safari.
Though Kenya is almost synonymous with safari, there also other place of interest that are breath taking.
Here we list 10 travel destination in Keyan for your visiting pleasure.
Amboseli National Park:
Located on the keyan side around the Keyan-Tanzania border is a wooping 39,206 hectares of untainted natural beauty traditionally inhabited by the Maasai tribe.
Now this Maasai tribe are a people of interesting cultural heritage and are famous for their hights and jumping abilities among others… So, if you want to meet one on one with this culture, then amboseli is a place to visit.
Other interesting things that awaits you is a close up view of grazing elephants(african bush elephants) gazzels, buffalos, and over 400 different species of exotic birds, spotted hyenas, lions, cheetahs, impala, zebras, giraffes, blue wilderbeast.
From here also, you can clearly view the highest single seated mountain in the world and the highest mountain in Africa.
Samburu National Reserve:
The samburu National reserve is also a great place to view elephants close up. Located at the bank of the Ewaso Nyiro River on which the animals depends on for their water needs, it boasts of wild cats and dogs, ostriches, bat eared fox, giraffes, aardvarks, warthogs etc,.
Another interesting stop in this reserve for tourist is the singing well where you can find samburu warriors singing while hauling water for their herds of cattle.
Within this reserve, are numerous natural springs
Lake Nakuru National park:
Established in 1967, the Nakuru national park is a grassland coverd to one third by the Nakuru river is home to large amounts of pink flamingos and over other 400 species of birds.
It’s also home to large pythons, lions, leopards, white rhinoceros and much more.
Aside it’s wildlife, its also home to Africa’s largest Euphorbia candelabrum forest.
Mount Kenya National Park:
This is a good destination for climbers, although safarist are not left out as it boast of some interesting wildlife including elephants, hyenas, black and white spotted colobus monkeys, leopards etc.
It also boasts of beautiful floral, glacial,forests, lake sceneries.
For the climbers, mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa after Kilimanjaro, and no matter your level of climbing expertise, the mountain has different level of difficulty for all.
This is an historical town dated far back as 1370 as a Swahili port town inhabited by persians, Indians and europeans.
Apart from.the rich historical background, its also a home of a number of untainted beach shores.
Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in kenya.
It is a young volcanic mountain range said to be among the youngest in the world at about just 500 years old. Herenu can also get to go through one of the worlds longest lava tubes(Leviathan cave) great for hicking, rock climbing and yeah, safari also as you could easily spot black rhinoceros, cheetahs, lions, Elephants, etc.
This one is for those who love snorkelling and swimming in clear waters you can even swim with whale sharks, and of course enjoy the sandy shores basking under the sun.
City of Mombasa:.
This is a town that attracts lots of tourist yearly as it boast of tourist sports ranging from spot for dolphins watching, snorkelling, diving through the 480 kilometres of corals.
It is also a town of rich historical identity with multicultural nationality. It has it’s beaches, cinema and spots typical of a tourist city.
Nairobi National Museum.
Say you are in Keyan for whatever reasons, and want to know more about the people of Kenya and her biodiversity, then you should surely visit the Nairobi national museum.
The Gedi Ruins:
This a 12th century Swahili which was reconstructed in the 15th century. Visit here to get yourself acquainted with what a 15th century Swahili architecture looks and feels like…
So there you have it.
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