Kenya is home to many tourist attraction sites from the sandy beaches in the Coast to the hilly highlands along Mt.Kenya to the bush safaris you name it.
Recently,the Long Haul Report from the United Kingdom Post Office listed Mombasa Kenya as third cheapest tourist destination .Kenya has received global recognition severally .
Mombasa came in third place after Cape Town and Hoi An in Vietnam which topped the list.
With the holiday season drawing near,here is a list of exciting destinations you might want to try out in Kenya whether you are a local or international traveler.
Random activities you should definitely try include ;
Whale watching,zip lining,bush camping ,kayaking,water rafting,safari
Diani Beach-ranked as one of the most beautiful destinations in Kenya.it is a private resort in the South Coast area of Mombasa
Lamu-interested in culture and history ?Lamu should be your destination of choice
Watamu -you can go snorkeling and swimming in the sandy beaches.
2.Maasai Mara National Reserve-this is a top choice for many lovers of safari.It is home to the big five animals located in the Southwestern part of Kenya.
It borders Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park.If you visit the Mara between July and October you will be in for a treat of the famous Wildebeest migration.
3.Nairobi City-The city has alor to offer in terms of wildlife,the nightlife and high end restaurants to try out.Tourist attraction sites in Nairobi include the famous Nairobi National Park,the Giraffe Manor,Giraffe centre and the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage.
To learn a thing or two about Kenyan culture definitely visit the Bomas of Kenya and the National Museum
4.Lake Nakuru National Park
Located in Nakuru city and two hours drive from Nairobi.It is well known for the beautiful flamingoes that flock at the lake.Lake Nakuru is also home to many other bird species.Besides bird watching you’ll enjoy viewing wildlife such as baboons,leopards,impalas,antelopes and lions.
Accommodation is readily available in the lodges and campsites along Lake Nakuru.
5.Olpajeta Conservancy Nanyuki-it’s the only destination you get to see the rare white rhino species as many of them have been wiped out by years of poaching.The conservancy occupies 90,000 acres of land .In addition to the white rhinos,it is also home to elephants,birds and elephants.
6.Amboseli National Park-You can marvel at the beauty of Mt Kilimanjaro from the famous Amboseli aside from viewing the wildlife.The park is located in Loitoktok District in the Rift valley