What to do, where to go and what to see in Kenya

What to do, where to go and what to see in KenyaDespite its relatively small size, Kenya offers a large selection of tourist and recreational travel.

Safari

Of course, the hallmark of Kenya and why most tourists goes here, is a safari. In Kenya, about 60 national parks.

The most interesting and popular of them:

Masai Mara – It is essentially a continuation of the Serengeti park located in Tanzania. It is believed that saturated animal Masai Mara is the best in the world. In this park you can find a big African five. The best time of the visit, is considered from July to September, when there is a great migration of animals. At this time, a huge number of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles migrate along the path of the Serengeti – Masai Mara, overcoming 1500 km. During all the way they are being watched predators, both on land and in the air. The most fascinating spectacle occurs when the animals cross the Mara River, and there they are waiting crocodiles.

Tsavo – the largest park in Kenya and one of the largest parks in the world. It has an area of 21,000 square meters. km. This is about 4% of the country.

Amboseli – this park apart from the animal world more interesting by the fact that its territory the best view of the highest peak of Kilimanjaro in Africa, although it is located in Tanzania. Park “Lake Nakuru” – its main attraction is that you can see the largest population of pink flamingos. Although during my stay a lot more pink flamingos on Lake Bogoria.

Lake Bogoria – here you can see a lot of pink flamingos. Near the lake beat hot geysers, which can boil an egg. And just to make a little picnic of food cooked in the geysers and backdrop for all this will serve as pink flamingos are a few dozen meters.

Naivasha – In this park you can go for a swim on a boat on the lake and observe the life of its inhabitants, hippos and pelicans. But this park is especially interesting in that unlike other national parks in Kenya, here you can leave the car and really take a walk in the wild. You can even run for zebras and giraffes. This pair are no predators.

Kenya beach vacation

Beach vacation is an important and indispensable factor for many to travel.

Mombasa and surroundings offer travelers 120 km. white sand beaches. The only drawback here can be strong tides that bare bottom at a hundred meters ahead.

Lamu – Island, who recently opened for tourists. This is one of the best places to relax and relaxing beach holiday. Been there say that time on the island, it runs at half the speed. Hurry civilization begins.

Diving

In Kenya, there are all conditions for diving, probably the best but not the only place to be this Watamu Marine Park. Visibility in Watamu is 20 meters.

Mountaineering and Trekking

In Kenya, there is a second peak in Africa, Mount Kenya, its height is 5199 meters.

Historical and cultural sites

In Mombasa Fort Jesus is. This is one of the oldest forts in Africa in 1593 in the old town of Mombasa are about 20 mosques, the oldest one of the 16th century. It is also interesting to see the Jain temples and Hindu temples.

On the island of Lamu is also the old fort as well as a number of interesting mosques.

Visit the original tribes

Masai tribe

On the territory of Kenya, home to tribes who have preserved their identity and civilization, not much has changed their way of life. The most interesting tribes considered the Maasai, Samburu and Pokot.

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