Kenya

Kenya: Where Wildlife, Culture and Adventure Meet

Kenya is located in East Africa. The country is well known for its scenic landscape and vast wildlife preserves. Make a trip to Kenya and you will never regret being there. The western provinces of Kenya are forested, while a tiny area of the north is desert and semi-desert.  Tourism plays an essential role when it comes to the economy of the country as various tourist visits parts of Kenya. The Capital city of Kenya is Nairobi. Kenya has something to offer for everyone, from the majestic Masai Mara National Reserve to the breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro from Amboseli National Park. The post will take you through the tourist attractions places which are in Kenya as you get to appreciate the beauty of the country.

 

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Attraction Places

Kenya: Amboseli National Park

Kenya is an amazing and beautiful country. Situated in the Loitoktok District in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya is Amboseli National Park. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kenya. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and hippos. The stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro can be seen at the National Park. More so, traditional East African sceneries are on display in Amboseli National Park, where Elephants and Giraffes can be seen silhouetted against Mount Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped summits. It is well known for its large population of elephants which can be seen bathing in swamps and grazing in the grassland. If you enjoy climbing mountains be sure to visit Asombeli National Park, as you get to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Kenya: Kenyan Coast

If you are looking for an unforgettable adventure, be sure to visit the Kenyan coast. The Kenyan Coast is a beautiful and diverse stretch of coastline that stretches for over 500 kilometers. There are various tourist attractions on the Kenyan Coast. Beaches are the rocky, pebbly, or sandy shores of bodies of water. The coast is home to a variety of beaches from the pristine-white –sand beaches of Diani Beach to the rugged cliffs of Malindi. Furthermore, different beaches have different characteristics, especially depending on where they are located. Beaches have a vital role to play when it comes to the economy of the country. Beachgoers frequently engage in activities like boating, fishing, swimming, walking, beachcombing, bird viewing, playing, and sunbathing.

Lewa Downs

Lewa Downs is a wildlife conservancy located in the Laikipia Plateau of Kenya. The Craig or Douglas family established a 16,000-hectare refuge for black rhinos in 1983. The wildlife conservancy has been adding different species for some years now.  Lewa Down is a unique place that people can love to be at. It is a must-visit destination for all the people who would be in Kenya and would love to go to Kenya.

Mount Elgon

One of East Africa’s oldest natural features is Mount Elgon. We regard it as the mountain with the greatest volcanic foundation, and it is 4,321 m above sea level. Mount Elgon is near the border of Kenya and Uganda. More so, Mount Elgon was once the highest mountain in Africa, but erosion and other factors have reduced its height over the years. Mount Elgon experiences wet weather throughout the year, but December to February are typically the driest months. There are various activities for visitors which include, hiking, bird viewing, and mountain biking and camping. Moreover, you also get to see various wildlife animals such as hyenas, buffalos, Elephants, bush pigs, and among others.

Lamu Island

Escape to Lamu Island, a paradise where white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and swaying palms await. The island lies in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Kenya. Furthermore, it is a great place to relax and you also get to meet the friendly people of Lamu. Moreover, Lamu Island is dominated by Swahili Muslim Culture. Visitors on the island can enjoy various activities, such as exploring Lamu town, relaxing on the beach, and diving.

 

Conclusion

Finally, Kenya is a beautiful country and besides its diversity, one can never miss visiting. There are many tourist attractions places in Kenya some of them which l did not mention. Kenya is truly a special place. From its stunning scenery and abundant wildlife to its rich culture and friendly people. Kenyan people are known for their hospitality and love of music and dance. Moreover, wildlife, culture and adventure all meet in one because of the beautiful places in Kenya. Additionally, visitors get to enjoy themselves as they get to see wildlife and also different cultures.

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