16 Apr Kenyan Delight: The best of Kenya
When someone mentions Kenya, the first thing that comes to mind is ‘wildlife safari’. Kenya being a country of rich habitat, has found fame for its large populations of large mammals. These mammals include the Panthera Leo (Lion), Acinonyx jubatus (Cheetah) Hippopotamus amphibius ( hippopotamus) Syncerus caffer (African buffalo), and more. Besides the national parks, Kenya is widely known for its rich tradition, culture and history. So, we’re saying that make sure you do not miss out on the below mentioned places.
- Masai Mara:
The Masai Mara national reserve is located along the Tanzanian border. Its animals include cheetahs, lions, zebra, hippos, elephants, etc. Being one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya, the Masai Mara is considered as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife tourism. You can also enjoy predator sightings due to the high number of lions and cheetahs.
- Tsavo National Park:
Tsavo is Kenya’s largest national park and is divided into two parts; Tsavo West and Tsavo East. The national park covers a huge variety of landscapes, rivers, waterfalls and even volcanic hills. Tsavo East is famous for sighting large elephant herds, the Mudanda Rock, and the Lugard Falls. Tsava West is greener and more tropical than the east. The Mzima Springs, Chaimu Crater and the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, are to look out for.
- Lake Nakuru National Park:
This particular national park is famous for its large flocks of flamingos. The park boasts of more than 450 species of birds with other wildlife such as leopards,pythons, warthogs, etc. prevailing too.
The capital of Kenya is also its largest city. Nairobi is known for its colorful history and culture. The Nairobi Museum is the best source for gathering knowledge about Kenya’s traditions, culture and art. The Nairobi National Park is a host to leopards, elephants, cheetahs, zebras and several other wildlife. Also, make sure you visit the Giraffe center; where you can feed the giraffes from your own hands. Exciting, isn’t it?
This is Kenya’s biggest port and comprises of multicultural tourists. From British, Indian, Arab to Asian immigrants, Mombasa is a cultural paradise. Dolphin fishing and deep sea diving are the most famous activities to do in this Kenyan city. One can also relax by the beaches of Mombasa, namely Nyali and Bamburi.