Welcome back to our site and as usual, we are going to take you through one of the best topics. Today we are going to go through the Top 10 tourist attractions in Kenya. I understand you may have visited some places but am very sure not all and that is why I have decided to discuss and give you some more information about tourist attractions in Kenya.
Kenya is considered one of the countries with top tourist attractions in the whole world. Most people from abroad prefer visiting Kenya for their holidays. Some of the countries Kenya benefits from through the tourist industry include Germany, Sweden, America, France, and many more. The best thing about the tourism industry in Kenya is that it is cheap and most tourists can afford it.
What is Kenya famous for?
Kenya has a lot of attractions. This includes animals, Geographical sites, cultures from differents tribes and many more. When most tourists visit Kenya, they enjoy a lot from various tribes especially the Masai tribe which up to now they still practice their culture. Below are some of the Top 10 tourist attractions in Kenya.
List of Top 10 tourist attractions in Kenya
- Masai mara national reserve
- Nairobi national park
- Mt Kenya
- Tsavo national park
- Lake Nakuru
- Amboseli National park
- Lamu island
- Hell’s gate national park
- Samburu national reserve
Masai mara national reserve
There are thousands of reasons why the Masai mara national reserve is considered one of the Top 10 tourist attractions in Kenya. A lot of tourists like visiting Masai mara that is one of the popular game parks in Africa. Kenya receives a lot of tourists every year who visit Masai mara. Every year in Masai mara, Zebra and wildebeest attract thousands of tourists due to their migration which happens between July and august where wildebeest migrate from Serengeti which is in Tanzania.
Nairobi national park
It takes you 10 minute to drive from the town centre of Nairobi. A lot of people like visiting this park because it is easy to access from the town centre. When you are inside this park, you can see Nairobi city which is separated by a fence. All the famous tall buildings can be seen. The park is not that big and we can’t compare it with Masai mara though you will definitely enjoy the place. Wildebeest, rhinoceros, lions, giraffes and other kinds of animals are available in this park.
This is different from the above tourist attractions discussed above. Mt. Kenya is the second-highest in Africa and the top highest mountain in Kenya. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain followed by Mount Kenya. If you are at the top of this mountain, you can access snow and have a nice view. The slope is covered with trees. Climbing this mountain will take you more hours or even days since you need to rest on several peaks. The height of this mountain is approximately 17,057 ft which is equivalent to 1599 metres. Mt Kenya is one of the places to visit in Kenya on a budget.
Tsavo national park
According to experts, Tsavo national park is the largest park in Kenya and also listed as the world largest park in the whole world. Tsavo national park is divided into Tsavo West and Tsavo East and this is due to its large size. If you like privacy and gaming in the park, then Tsavo national park is best for you.
Lake Nakuru national reserve
It is a shallow lake in central Kenya. If you would like to relax and watch flamingos, Lake Nakuru is best for you. In Lake Nakuru, you can encounter even more than million good looking flamingos. It attracts a lot of tourists from different countries since flamingos are not common in many countries. This is one of the reasons why it is considered one of the top Kenyan’s tourist attractions. For some years now, flamingos are decreasing due to harsh environments and climate change but all in all you will enjoy them to the maximum.
Amboseli National park
As I said before, Masai is one of the tribes that practice culture. If you choose to visit Amboseli National park you will enjoy all this plus different kinds of elephant species. Amboseli is a small park located near the Tanzania border. You can also access a beautiful sunset view and at the same time get a whole view of mt. Kilimanjaro.
Lamu is one of the oldest tourist attractions in Kenya. The place is very cool simple because there are no many vehicles due to the lack of enough roads. Mostly the mode of transport used in that area is by boats. Donkeys are also used to transport goods. Attractions in this area include; museums, the Oldest building and the people who live there practice culture just like Masai. The place is very cool and less polluted and most tourists prefer it for resting.
Hell’s gate national park
It is considered one of the tiniest parks in Kenya. Inside this park, tourists are allowed to do cycling although you must be accompanied by a guard. This is what makes it different from other parks since others do not alloy cycling. Also on this site, you can enjoy some wildlife which includes, cheetahs, lions Zebras and leopards though not large in number.
Samburu national reserve
Due to Uaso Nyiro river which pass through, Samburu national reserve attracts Nile crocodiles. This reserve is very peaceful and attracts animals like, Lion, cheetah, Leopard, Buffalo and Hippos which are mainly attracted by the freshwater of river uaso nyiro. The park is in northeastern Kenya where tourists enjoy grassland vegetation.
Malindi is a coastline town on the north coast. At Malindi, you will enjoy beautiful beaches and a lot of nice hotels to relax. If you would like to visit this place, you don’t need a big budget because most of the places can be accessed for free. If you stay in Mombasa, it won’t cost you much to travel to Malindi
There you heard it, Kenya is one of the beautiful countries and you have varieties of tourist attractions to choose from. If you are planning to visit Kenya one day, Then those are the Top 10 tourist attractions in Kenya