Tourism is an important part of Kenya. It did not start today. There are lots of game reserves and national parks. Kenyan Tourism Board manages tourism in the country. Whenever you visit the country, you will have plenty of things to do and see. There cannot be any dull moment for Kenyan tourism.
There are many ways to Africa vacations and local travel experience, the best of Kenya. Tourism is the second largest income earner in the country. Tourism is well developed in the country. Here are some of the places to see:
Great migration African Safari in Masai Mara National Reserve
The Masai Mara National Reserve remains the most outstanding tourist destination in Kenya. It offers plenty of things to do and see. This is the migration and destination of thousands of wild animals. You can get the world wildebeest here.
You can see different species from Masai Mara National Reserve as well as Serengeti National Park. Different wildebeest from Kenya and Tanzania are found here. The best time to visit includes July and August. There are many things to do here. Be mindful of the way you spend so that you can save money for other destinations that you can couple with on your African Safari.
The Great Rift Valley
The best place to see interesting things in the country is the Great Rift Valley. Kenya has the best lakes and rivers in Africa. The second largest freshwater in Africa, which is Lake Victoria, is also located in Kenya shared with Uganda. This is located in the Great Rift Valley. There are plenty of tourist attractions located in the Great Rift Valley.
Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro
The largest mountain in Africa is Kilimanjaro. This is one of the best destinations for tourists. The greater part of that mountain is located in Tanzania, parts of the mountain are located in Kenya. If you are the kind that hikes, this place is the best for you. If you want to engage in other outdoor activities, you can visit Kilimanjaro. You can view that mountain from Kenya, but if you want to gain access to Kilimanjaro, you have to do that from Tanzania through tailor-made guided tours. Mount Kenya is the second largest in Africa. It is next to Kilimanjaro. Hikers will make it to this part of Kenya because it offers all the facilities they need for that activity.
National Parks and Reserves
When it comes to wildlife, few countries compare with Kenya. Wildlife is available in all parts of Kenya. It has the best wildlife and game reserves. If you are looking for exotic animals such as cheetahs, lions, as well as monkeys and other kinds of habitat, you must visit Kenyan national parks and reserves. Wildlife is common in Kenya as there are many homes with these exotic animals in front of their homes.
Amboseli National Park
This is another popular tourist destination in Kenya. If you want to visit the Kajiado County, you can consider this park as your destination. This is also located in the Rift Valley of Kenya. This park is very large, and it even spreads to neighboring Tanzania. This is where you can see the best of wild animals in this part of the world. Locals, friendly and hardworking, are developing the tourism industry. Their economy is mostly tourists driven, and it is a perfect example of the importance of responsible tourism in local communities as it impacts their lives. It is good to visit all year round because they have low rainfall rate. Two of the five main swamps in Kenya are protected at this park.
Perhaps the oldest heritage, which you can see when you make it to Kenya, is the Fort Jesus. The fort was built in the 16th century, and UNESCO designates it as World Heritage. It has interesting sites such as frescoed interiors, the meter thick walls and so on. Here there are traces of European graffiti as well as Arabic inscriptions.
If you fail to visit the Kenyan national museum, then you are missing the most significant aspect of the history of the people. Here you will see many national, natural, as well as cultural artifacts. Tourists can reconnect with the people’s history and culture by visiting that national edifice. Even the environment is enticing, and this makes it good for you.
This center is designed to protect the endangered Rothschild giraffe species. The center has a lot to offer to tourists. It can serve as serious conservation and other enjoyable activities. You are going to interact with these animals. Apart from observing these animals, you can feed and kiss them as well:). This is a good place to visit.
Carnivore is a great place to visit. Many people come here for enjoyment and entertainment. Many tourists come here to enjoy barbecued meat, which is served here. Your tour to Kenya cannot be complete without visiting this wonderful place.
This is the second best museum in the country. If you want to learn more about Swahili culture, you must visit this place. It has several attractions items. This place is a must visit for tourists who make it to this part of Kenya.
This river runs through the park, and this park is among the most visited places by tourists. Galena River is great because this is the meeting point for Athi and Tsavo Rivers. It is a great place to see and thousands of tourists come here every year.
Trout tree restaurant
This restaurant is the most popular eating-place in the country. It is named after the fig tree, which was overlooking the Burgonet River. It has several attractive items. Apart from serving you the most delicious food, you are going to feed your eyes as well. If you are looking for Kenyan specials and delicacies, always visit these wonderful restaurants. Your visit to Kenya is not complete if you haven’t tasted the country’s produce that is served here.
Kenya is the best place to visit in Africa. The country has plenty of things to offer visitors. Make Kenya your next port of call tomorrow.