Let’s explore Kenya !
Welcome to Kenya!! Kenya officially known as the Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa. Kenya is bordered by Tanzania to the south and southwest and Ethiopia. So here is Kenya in a nutshell:
Currency: Kenyan Shilling
Language Spoken: Swahili & English
General Climate: Kenya has a warm and humid tropical climate on its Indian Ocean coastline. The climate is cooler in the savannah grasslands around the capital city Nairobi, and especially closer to Mount Kenya, which has snow permanently on its peaks.
Ever wondered why visit Kenya?
Here are some of the reasons you would like to visit Kenya:
Fun and Adventure: If you are a person who loves fun and adventure, then Kenya offers an endless array of activities and destinations that promise a lot of fun. It is considered as the hub for animal safaris and active adventure holidays. One can enjoy activities like hot air ballooning, mountain biking, snorkeling, bird watching, kayaking, wildlife safaris, horseback riding, hiking, and a lot more other activities. Whatever your interests, you will be spoiled for choices in Kenya.
Affordability: Kenya is a fairly inexpensive tourist destination.
Natural Beauty: From snow-capped mountains to the Deep Rift Valley with its extinct volcanoes and hot springs, Kenya offers a breathtaking natural beauty that is distinctly spectacular. The interiors of this country are surrounded by wide-open plains and savannahs, arid deserts and undisturbed forests. The coastline is covered with magnificent sandy beaches and access to amazing coral reefs. The choice is yours, whether you choose to bask in the sun on the sandy beaches, swim in the Indian Ocean or climb Mount Kenya. Kenya has it all for you!
People and Culture: Kenya is renowned for its diverse culture and heritage. Despite the numerous existing tribes in Kenya, Kenyans have in themselves a great sense of unity, peace and acceptance. The Kenyan people are warm, friendly and hospitable.
Wildlife: Kenya is home to the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino). Along with these, many other animals that are unique to Africa can be seen in the national parks and Game Reserves throughout Kenya.
Nairobi is Kenya’s capital and largest city. Nairobi is often taken as a stopover point for safari trips elsewhere in Kenya.
Airport – Jambo Kenyatta International Airport.
Let’s head to the destinations in Kenya
Starting with the attractions in the capital city Nairobi, we have the following attractions for you in store:
Nairobi national park is a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes, zebras and lions. It is also the world’s only urban national park that houses endangered species.
Welcome to the Giraffe Centre, a very unique place to see, feed, handle and even kiss the tallest animal species-Giraffe from a raised wooden structure, which is quite an experience. The centre is located roughly 20km away from the centre of Nairobi. Across from the Giraffe Centre is a small nature walk that features two other giraffes and a variety of unique plants and birds
David Sheldrick elephant orphanage is a rescue center for orphaned elephants that is open to the public for viewing mud baths and visitors can also get a chance to feed the elephants here.
Let’s visit some more attractions in Kenya,
Lake Naivasha is a fresh water lake in Kenya, outside the town of Naivasha in Nakuru County. It lies to the northwest of Nairobi. Lake Naivasha is one of the primary drinking holes for buffalos, zebras, impalas and other grazers, as well as a favourite place of the hippos to cool themselves.
Let’s visit the Masai Mara Game Reserve, located in Kenya’s wildlife jewel Masai Mara National Park. Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, and it is for this reason a visitor hardly misses to see the big five. It is one of the emerging wedding destinations which offers different scenes to engage in.
Wildebeest migration – Wildebeest are members of the antelope family. They typically inhabit the Serengeti plains of south eastern Africa. For most of their lives they graze in the savannahs and open woodlands which are in the boundaries of Tanzania and Kenya. The annual migration towards the northwest takes place at the end of the rainy season (usually in May or June) and is recognised as one of the “Seven wonders of the world”. The migration route crosses many rivers, most filled with giant Nile crocodiles.
Next we will head towards one of Kenya’s alkaline lakes – Lake Elementaita. Elementaita is derived from the Masaai word “muteita”, meaning “dust place”, a reference to the dryness and dustyness of the area. This soda lake is a World Heritage Site as it is part of the Kenya Lake Systems in the Great Rift Valley.
Mount Kenya Safari Club is the ideal base for a truly superb holiday in Nanyuki, Kenya. With some of the country’s finest attractions on the doorstep, visitors to the resort can enjoy an enormous range of excursions and activities without spending hour. For those who wish to spend time relaxing at the Mount Kenya resort, there are many recreational activities available: horseback riding, golf, croquet, a bowling green, table tennis, swimming, an animal orphanage and much more.
We will take a drive through the town of Narok to the edge of the Great Rift Valley. The Great Rift Valley is considered to be the most significant physical detail on the plane’. These were some of the main attractions in Kenya.