Kenya Holiday Destinations

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Masai Mara National Reserve

Masai Mara National Reserve has constantly been voted Africa’s best game reserve. It is Kenya’s most popular visited reserve and the best place in the best place in the continent to see big cats. The Mara as the Kenya safari park is also known is home to numerous wild animals, spectacular landscapes and more than 560 species of birds.

Masai Mara National Reserve is also home to the annual wildebeest migration between July and October. During the migration season over 2 million wildebeest and zebra migrate from Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains to the reserve and back again in search of pastures and water. The reserve is the best places to take a hot-air balloon safari. Safaris

Amboseli Natioanl Park

Dubbed ‘Land of the Giants’ because of the huge population of African elephants, Amboseli is a birdwatcher’s paradise and home to numerous plain animals. It offers spectacular views of Mt. Kilimanjaro (Africa’s highest mountain).Safaris

Lake Nakuru National Park

One of the top tourist attractions in Kenya, Lake Nakuru national park is home to the greatest bird spectacle on East Africa. Lake Nakuru National Park is also a sanctuary for the endangered black rhinos and Rothschild giraffes.Safaris

Aberdares National Park

Located in the central highlands of  the Republic  Kenya, the park has spectacular waterfalls, icy rivers and rain forests. The black rhinos, elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals are found in the Aberdare ranges.Safaris

Samburu National Reserve

This game watchers paradise in northern Kenya  semi-arid has a pleasant aura of vastness and seclusion. All the Big Five can be seen here as well as more than 450 species of birds. The grevy’s zebra, kudu, reticulated giraffe and gerenuk are unique to Samburu National Reserve.Safaris

Tsavo National Park

It’s one of the largest game park in the world and the largest in Kenya. Tsavo occupies 22,000 square kilometers and it’s divided into Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park. Both parks have an abundance of wild animals, birds and geophysical attractions.Safaris

Meru National Park

The park is one of the utterly unspoilt Kenya National Parks. It is situated 148 km northeast of Kenya’s capital. Brilliant on a magnificent scale, the Meru and Kora sister parks feature luxuriant jungle, verdant swamp, coursing rivers, khaki grasslands and gaunt termite cathedrals all under the sky’s great blue bowl.

The little visited Kenya safari park is home to numerous animals including Grevy’s zebras, elephants, Bohor reedbucks, Reticulated giraffes, Elands, buffalos, hartebeests and more than 427 recorded species of birds. Meru National Park is where George Adamson and Elsa the Lioness of the hit movie Born Free lived.Safaris

Hell’s Gate National Park

Hell’s Gate National Park is a remarkable quarter of the Great Rift Valley. Spectacular scenery including the towering cliffs, water-gouged gorges, stark rock towers, scrub clad volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam make it one of the most atmospheric Parks in Africa. Hell’s Gate is an ideal venue for a day trip from Nairobi where, in addition to the bio-diversity that includes raptors, visitors can enjoy mountain biking, rock climbing. Safaris

Nairobi National Park

It is the only game park in the world located next to a metropolis. It is only five minutes drive from downtown Nairobi. Despite its relative smaller size compared to other National Parks in Kenya, it has a large and varied wildlife population. It is also one of the most successful rhino sanctuaries.Safaris

Mount Kenya National Park

Mount Kenya is the country’s highest mountain and the second highest in the continent. Batian (5,199 m), Nelion (5,188 m) and Point Lenana (4,985 m) are the mountain’s highest peaks. Batian and Nelion are for technical climbers, whereas Point Lenana can be reached by trekkers.

Mount Kenya National Park is home to numerous wild animals including elephants, African buffaloes, black rhinos, tree hyraxes, various species of monkeys, bushbucks, waterbucks and elands. Safaris

Lamu  Island

Lamu has an ambience of medieval romance and it is a perfect destination for honeymooners. There are few motorized vehicles and donkeys are used to carry goods. Lamu Town, on Lamu Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Malindi National Park

It has beautiful sandy beaches, pristine coral gardens and spectacular marine life. Activities that you can enjoy in Malindi include dolphin watching, snorkeling, diving and bird watching.

Mombasa Beaches

Mombasa, the gateway to East Africa is a great place to soak up the sun and the swahili culture. Tourist attractions include; beaches on the North Coast and South Coast of Mombasa island, the Old Town, Fort Jesus, Gedi Ruins, Shimba Hills Game Reserve and the vibrant nightlife.

Shimba Hills National Reserve

This is the largest coastal forests in East Africa after Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, this reserve is rich in flora and fauna and hosts the highest density of African elephant in Kenya. Other animal species found in the area are Sable antelope, elephant shrew, bushy tailed mongoose and other small mammals like fruit bats. The forest is an important bird area and is endowed with forest birdlife while the grasslands hold localized species such as red-necked-Spur fowl, Croaking Cisticola and Zanzibar Red Bishop. The scenic Sheldrick Falls and the dense Mwaluganje Forest are also found here along with four campsites.

Lake Turukana

It is the largest permanent desert lake in the world, situated in the Northern part of Kenya. Also known as the “Jade Sea”, the lake is a true spectacle and changes color with the wind. It is rich in marine life including large Nile crocodiles.

Kakamega Forest

Kakamega forest is an attraction not to be missed by birds and butterflies enthusiasts. The forest is dubbed, “Canopy of Natural Beauty” and it is host to over 400 birds species, 300 butterfly species, 27 snake species 7 primate species and over 350 trees species.

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