Kenya is well endowed with biodiversity and geo-diversity making her a major tourist attraction site. With her diversified features, unlimited tourists from all around the world visit Kenya yearly to explore and learn more about the beautiful sceneries in the country. There is no exceptional part in the country where beautiful features are not found. Spare a moment and think about some of the features in your vicinity; mountains, hills, escarpment, waterfalls, water bodies and many more.
Here are Kenya’s most tourist attraction sites:
1. Maasai Mara Reserve
Masai Mara is Kenya’s one of most famous reserves with plentiful wildlife moving freely to and from Serengeti National park in the Republic of Tanzania. At the Maasai Mara safari game, tourists have an opportunity to expire and learn more from the Savannah natural habitat.
The Maasai Mara reserve guarantees tourists to view elephants, freely roaming giraffes, standing rhinos, crocodiles, and hippos in water bodies, feeding hyenas, restful lions, zebras, wildebeest, and antelopes.
2. Mombasa Marine National Park
Mombasa Marine National Park harbours wonderful and varied coral reefs with an abundance of wildlife covering about fifty thousand acres. Tourists have a great opportunity to access new leisure experiences such as diving and snorkelling during holidays.
3. Samburu National Reserve
Samburu National Reserve is situated beside the Ewaso Ng’iro River. Samburu is also an arid land in the northern part of Mt Kenya. Adjacently located to Samburu national reserve is Shaba and Buffalo Springs. The area accommodates a variety of animal species such as lions, giraffes, buffalos, the Somali ostriches, zebras, kudu, gazelles, cheetahs, hippos and crocodiles.
Besides the biodiversity, the area is also well endowed with geographical features such as volcanic hills, woodland and grasslands.
4. Nairobi National Park
The reserve is Kenya’s first established national park and is situated four miles from central Nairobi city. The park has a national museum, restaurants and orphanages.
5. Amboseli National Park
Another highly-rated tourist attraction site is Amboseli found in the local Maasai community between Kenya and Tanzania border. Its area coverage is about forty thousand hectares.
The park is specifically preferred by tourists because of its diversity in wildlife and exotic life. It is also crucial to note Amboseli national park harbours birds exceeding four hundred species.
6. Tsavo East and West National Parks
The two national parks in Tsavo are named after the river Tsavo. Nairobi- Mombasa highest separates the Tsavo East and the Tsavo West national parks. Yatta plateau, extended lava and Lugard fall in river Galana are some of the tourist attraction sites in this area.
7. Kenya’s Great Lift Valley Lakes
Lake Nakuru National Park is situated at Lake Nakuru. It is one of the most executive places to visit.
Lake Bogoria (salty lake) harbours flamingos and is well known for its hot springs and natural geysers.
Lake Naivasha has a rich habit for plants, animals, birds and insects.
8. Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya is ranked as the second-largest in Africa after Mount Kilimanjaro. It is located in central Kenya. The site is overwhelmingly endowed with beautiful higher peaks, landscape and volcanic activities. It offers a rich habitat for wild animals like; buffalos, rhinos, elephants, zebra and other exotic species.
9. Lake Victoria
It lies on the verge of the Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian borders. It is a freshwater lake harbouring hundreds of fish species and is named after Queen Victoria.
10. Bomas of Kenya
Bomas of Kenya is one of the most enjoyable tourist attraction sites in Kenya. It is situated is about 10 kilometres away from the Nairobi city centre. The site is well known for its display of the Kenyan tribe’s traditional villages.