Nairobi – Known as the “Green City in the Sun”, the Kenyan capital hosts of an array of attractions ranging from museums, cultural and historic centres to restaurants. Besides the enjoyable weather, this cosmopolitan city features Nairobi National Park, the only protected area in the world with a variety of animals and birds so close to a capital city.
Stunning Landscape of Lake Naivasha – Nestled on the floor of the Rift Valley, the freshwater lake area has a huge variety of species of birds, hippos and small herds of plains game. Nearby lies the Hell Gate National Park, excellent for rock climbing, hikes, hot springs and bird watching.
Maasai Mara Game Reserve – At the heartland of the Maasai people, interact with pure culture and traditions. The landscape of huge rolling plains, woodlands, riverine forests, hills are home to millions of animals. Its famous Mara river plays host to the annual wildebeest migration spectacle. The reserve is also a bird’s paradise with over 450 different species.
Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba National Reserves – Up north lies a remote and dry region of Samburu stretching along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Encounter unique species found only north of the Equator such as the Beisa oryx, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, and the long-necked gerenuk antelope.
Laikipia Conservancy – Wild and sparsely populated best describes Laikipia, much of which is covered by large privately owned ranches. Highly characterized by rich game, these game sanctuaries offer total unrestricted freedom to explore pure wilderness. The varied habitat presents an equally diverse range of species. As ever, the best time to see game is early morning and late afternoon.
Amboseli National Park – At the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro sits Amboseli National Park which is home to varied topography of acacia woodland, open plains, rocky thorn bush country, swamps and marshland. The park is a habitat for large concentration of wildlife especially during the dry season. It is famous for its game, big herds of Elephants, Rhinos, zebra, eland, white-bearded Gnu, Hyenas, waterbuck, gazelles among others.
Tsavo East & West Safari – Tsavo East and West parks combine to form the largest park in Kenya, famous for its magnificent scenery, volcanic hills, rivers as well as large numbers of animal and plant species. In addition to large herds of red Elephants, other attractions include Lugards Falls, Mudanda rock, Aruba Dam, the Chyulu Hills, Shetani lava-flows and the crystal clear Mzima Springs, where water flowing underground from Mt. Kilimanjaro is pumped out. There is an underwater observation post, where you can easily spot large crocodiles, hippos and fish.
The Kenyan Coast – Stretching over 300 miles of white beaches lapped by the shallow warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Most of the coastline is protected by coral reef, half a mile out, which allows for safe swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.