Kenya beholds Africa’s finest treasures and is famed as one of the best tourist destination in Africa. With its exotic wildlife safaris of Masai Mara, serene white sand beaches offering diving and fishing experiences in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean makes it an ideal tourist destination where one can indulge in all sorts of soothing experiences. Be it family, honeymooners, MICE, Adventure, film makers or Golfers everybody craves to visit Kenya once in their life. Starting from romantic getaways to locations which fit for family enjoyments, Kenya has different kinds of sites each emboldened with its unique beauty.
Wildlife Safari: One of the world renowned safari is Kenyan wildlife safari which people dreams to visit once in their lifetime. What makes it unique is the diversity of games that Kenya hosts. From the big five to the small five, Kenya’s game parks, reserves and other wildlife protection areas host some of the wildest games which are the reason why this is home for the safari. Some of the notable wildlife destinations here are Masai Mara National Reserve; Amboseli National Reserve; Tsavo National Park; Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba National Reserves; Lake Nakuru National Park; Nairobi National Park and Giraffe Centre.
Adventures Galore: Kenya can be also christened as an ideal destination for an adventure freak. There are various challenges that Kenya offers to those aiming for higher places. To name a few, there are Mount Kilimanjaro, Fischer’s Tower, high cliffs of Hell’s Gate National Park, snow capped peak of Mt Kenya National Park and desert plains of the north.
Nightlife: The night life in Kenya is more alive, vibrant and exotic than any other place. Travelers can spend their evenings and nights in Nairobi’s exciting bars and nightclubs. Kenyans are known for their unique partying culture so you can make friends as you drink and dance the nights away. Night parties are the perfect way to spend evenings after basking in the sun.
Culture & Heritage: The best way to explore Kenya’s history and origin is through the museums and monuments. Kenya is also home to six unique world heritage sites identified by The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Visitors can connect to the history of Kenya through various exhibits of the below mentioned UNESCO sites dating back to the ancient age.
Lamu Old Town is Kenya’s one of the most ancient site where still the oldest culture of Kenya inhibits. While strolling along the streets, one can see the trading history of the place reflected along the ancient buildings. The Lamu Museum comprising of the ancient maritime relicsmore profoundly speak about the history of the town.
Nairobi, the capital of Kenya is acclaimed because of the colourful colonial history of the town. The Nairobi National Museum speaks volumes about the Kenya’s contemporary art, culture, history and nature. Another well-known tourist attraction of Kenya is the Karen Blixen Museum which was the residence of a famous Danish author and thus portrays all his creativities and popular works.
Other than these history buffs will also love to enjoy the 16th century Fort Jesus and Old Town of Mombasa and taste the flavor of the ancient Mombasa town along its narrow streets, ancient Swahili dwellings, markets, and souvenir shops.
Coastal Life: If you’re a sea person, then Kenya’s white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters are the best possible way to spend the vacation. Mainland Coast is also one of the finest resorts where the cultures of the Coastal communities vibrate while the coastline North of Mombasa offers a world of enthralling history and natural beauty. The coastline of Mombasa is decked along with coral reefs which make it an amazing option for snorkeling and diving, especially at Mombasa Marine National Park and Wasini Island where you can enjoy the amazing dolphin watching experience as well. Some of the popular beach spots of Mombasa are Nyali and Bamburi Beaches; and the white strands of Shelly, Tiwi, and Diani Beaches. The peaceful beach havens of Mtwapa and Takaungu offer an ideal escape from the outside world, with endless deserted beaches. North of Mombasa lies the Malindi where the travelers come to bask under the sun on the white sandy beaches of Watamu and have an enthralling maritime experience of diving in the coral reefs of Malindi and Watamu Marine National Parks.
Kenya is not only enclosed within these bifurcated experiences, it has much more to offer with its Lakes as well. Lake Naivasha lying at the highest point of the Great Rift Valley is a haven for birds. View the wildlife of Naivasha while sailing by a boat on the tranquil waters of the lake. It is home to mkre than 400 species of birds.