Located in East Africa and possessing dozens of wildlife conservation areas, Kenya is a fantasy landing place for nature and wildlife lovers. Ideal for wildlife photography too! It is highlighted by breathtaking lakes, thriving savannahs, concentrated forests, and mountain highlands — the idyllic place to reconnect with nature and luxuriate in its ambience. Kenya’s wildlife safaris also add a distinctive touch to the whole nature experience as you get to go on staggering game drives and guided walks to catch sight of some of the world’s most magnificent creatures.
Here are the finest places to visit for a genuine nature experience when planning for your Kenya tours and safari:
GREAT RIFT VALLEYAfrica Safari HolidayDefinitely a beauty to witness, the Great Rift Valley is a top tourist activity in Kenya. Here, you can view some of the largest, deepest, and oldest Lakes in the world. The Valley offers extraordinary views and epitomizes tremendous changes in landscape diversity with its fargemnts and volcanic Lakes, level desert landscapes, atavistic granite hills, coral reefs, and islets. The impressive view as you advance from Nairobi is quite beyond belied and activities in the Great rift Valley include game viewing, hiking, trekking, photography, guided walks, bird watching and more.
MOUNT KENYAAfrica Safari HolidayMount Kenya is the second elevated peak in Africa and stands in the silhouette of its taller neighbor (Mt Kilimanjaro) which lies 320 km away in the south and is apparent on a clear day. It is the eroded remnant of a large inactive volcano that was active several million years ago. Its main peaks are the twins Bastien and Neilon and they can only be set foot on by means of technical climbing. Point Lenana is the third highest summit and it is a sought-after destination for trekking parties. Elephants, buffalo, leopard, lions, and more can be spotted here.
HELL’S GATE NATIONAL PARK
Located north of Nairobi. Hell’s Gate National Park is domain to a wide variety of wildlife and bird species. It is an exceptional quarter of the Great Rift Valley and it is labeled for its intense geothermal activity within its boundaries. Hell’s Gates picturesque scenery includes the water-gouged gorges, stark rock towers, towering cliffs, scrub clad volcanoes and gushing plumes of geothermal steam. Other attractions encompass raptor nesting in cliffs, tourist circuits, nature trails, health spa, hot springs, and many more.
OL PEJETA BUSH CAMP
Alex Hunter’s atmospheric Ol Pejeta Bush Camp lies on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in central Kenya’s Laikipia region. It is the highest in Kenyan hospitality and safari distinction. For perceptive safari veterans wanting to explore a luxury bush camp and looking to appreciate and enjoy the very best of world-leading conservation practices, Ol Pejeta Bush Camp is perfect for family safaris, active safaris, and romantic safaris. Activities include game drives, night drives, walking safaris, bush breakfast, and picnics, lion tracking, visiting the endangered species enclosure, horse riding with rhinos at the endangered species enclosure, and so much more.
Located southwest Kenya, Masai Mara is the conventional safari destination in Kenya. It covers 580 sq m and is home to the Big Five as it is famous for its flourishing big cat population. Masai Mara Game Reserve hosts a number of encounters, the largest land migration on earth which involves over 1.2 million wildebeest moving from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania into Kenya Masai Mara Game Reserve. Activities to experience at the Mara include bird watching, hot air balloon ride, visiting Masai cultural villages, bush dinners, lunch, and breakfast.
AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
Famous for its diverseness, accessibility, and breathtaking topography, the scenic Amboseli National Park is among Kenya’s most popular parks. The Enkongo Narok and Olekenya swamps fed by melting from Mt Kilimanjaro make Amboseli National Park spectacular. This nature borough water resource allures lots of animals, especially during the dry season. Fun activities at Amboseli include game viewing, bird watching, and night game drives.
An perfect getaway at its finest extending 17km of beautiful, flawless, soft white sand, Diani beach is Kenya’s most enchanting retreat. It is popular with families, backpackers, honeymooners, and water-sports enthusiasts and it has been chosen as the best beach destination in Africa for five years running. It posses a wide range of activities, from diving with dolphins and sea turtles, to visiting Marine National Park, kite surfing, skydiving, nightlife, and spotting whale sharks. You can also take guided walks through sacred forests, a monkey sanctuary, turtle information center, and a trip to Shimba Hills.
Kenya has a good motorway system for wildlife safaris, allowing you to easily access Shimba Hills National Reserve, Tsavo East, Tsavo West, or Amboseli National Park through the wildlife Kenya safari Mombasa route.