Africa attracts lots of tourists from all over the world for its spellbinding nature and rich history. Kenya, located at the Eastern region of the Black Continent, homes some of the most amazing attractions in Africa. In addition, the locals in Kenya are characterized by their inviting hospitality. Read on to know the most fascinating places to visit in Kenya.
Mount Kenya : Have a fun camping experience or rent a hut on Africa’s second highest peak, Mount Kenya. Over there, you will get a closer look at wildlife and gaze the panoramic view of snow-covered mountaintops. Only professional hikers can climb trails up to Batian and Nelion. Others can trek up to Lenana as it is more accessible. While touring Mount Kenya, visitors will get a chance to sight various creatures in Mount Kenya National Park. Generous spenders looking for a luxurious place can stay in the Mount Safari Club.
Masai Mara National Reserve : The Great Valley Rift is blessed by having a 1,500 km² of open grassland filled with various species including endangered ones. This reserve is called the Masai Mara National Reserve. During the dry seasons, tourists can ride a hot air balloon and see a spectacular view of wild beasts migrating and crossing the Mara river. Species in Masai Mara include over 95 land animals and over 400 types of birds.
Lake Victoria : Africa may be notorious for places of drought, yet there are places in Africa where water is abundant and life is supported just fine. The greatest example is Lake Victoria which is divided between Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. This is the hugest body of water in Africa. While in the Kenyan portion of the lake, you may hire a ferry trip and reach places like the Kendu Bay, to see some flamingos; Rusinga Island; Homa Bay; and Ruma National Park which can be reached with a vehicle as it is a bit far but worthwhile the travel.
Masai Mara National Reserve