Kenya is one of the countries located in East Africa, along the coastline of Indian Ocean. This country is comprised of varied vegetation types ranging from Savannah, forests and beautiful landscape of the Great Rift Valley, mountains, lakes and valleys. Kenya neighbors countries like Uganda in the west, Somalia in the north - east, Tanzania in the south, Ethiopia and South Sudan in the North.
Kenya inhabits different wildlife which can be found roaming in numerous conservation areas such as Masai Mara National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park and Nairobi National Park among others. They present the great annual migration of wildebeests, incredible cultural experiences by different tribes like Masai people. Wildlife in Kenya is presented in different types and species like mammals including primates, cats, antelopes; bird species and tree species among others.
Kenya Safaris are favorable for all groups of tourists,including honeymooners, families, students, researchers, senior travelers, luxury travellers, backpackers, adventure seekers among others. On the same note, Kenya Safaris can be organized to suit your budget since they can be tailored to your specific need. They could be categorized into budget, mid-range and luxury options depending on your “wallet-size”. Therefore, there is still a lot to discover during a Kenya safari such as the big cats, big five animals and beautiful landscapes.
There is a lot to do and engage in during your Kenya safari in Africa and these take place in different national parks and other destinations outside the designated protected areas which include the following;
Nairobi National park is the only wildlife capital in the world and it's just a short drive from Nairobi city. Her plains offer unmatched views of wildlife and the backdrop presents Nairobi city’s sky - scrapers. Animals that could be spotted here include rhinos, lions, leopards, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes among others. Visitors can engage in camping, animal viewing, picnicking among others during their excursion in Nairobi National Park.
Located in the southern part of Kenya, along the border of Tanzania, Masai Mara will surely bless your safari in Kenya. While here you are able to spot the annual wildebeest migration together with zebras and thousands of hartebeests. The plains attract other animals like lions, crocodiles, and hippos in the Mara and Talek rivers, elephants, and giraffes among others.
Masai Mara offers opportunities of undertaking game drives and visits to Masai villages for cultural encounters in the nearby communities.
This gets its name from the lake in the premises of the park known to inhabit the flamingos that turn the ground pinkish red. This is a great national park and recently gained fame due to having a high number of leopards and Rothschild's giraffes. There are other animals include African wildlife, zebras, lions, water-buck, Cape buffaloes among others. There is a lot to do like game viewing, camping, bird watching among others.
Together with Tsavo West National Park, they form the largest conservation area in Kenya and a home to myriad populations of large mammals like red elephants, rhinos, buffalos, lions, leopards among others. The conservation area has been famously christened the “theater of the wild: and while here, you can go for trekking, game viewing, bird watching, and so much more.
Other national parks in Kenya include Hell’s Gate National Park, Mount Kenya NP, Amboseli National park, Ruma National Park, Aberdare National Park, Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve, Meru NP, Marsabit NP and Sibiloi National Park.
There are also other places outside conservation areas you might choose to visit, by taking a short Nairobi City tour where you will visit places like the Bomas of Kenya, Ngong hills, Nairobi giraffe center, Nairobi national museum, Karura forest, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Karen Blixen museum among others.
Also, there is a chance to visit beautiful beaches of Mombasa and Watamu where visitors engage in different activities like swimming, dolphin tours, snorkeling, scuba diving, sport fishing, sunbathing, beach soccer and boat cruises. Therefore, there is a lot to do while on a Kenya safari and take a step toorganize your memorable sunrise and sunset moments, bush breakfast, cultural experience among others.
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