Best Tourist Experiences in Kenya

While planning you to visit Kenya and looking for the places to visit, you can start with the wildlife game parks where you will experience the wildlife safaris in Kenya. The most popular things to see on safari include The Big 5 and the great migration of tens of thousands of wildebeest.  The wildebeest migrate between Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

The best time to see the migration is in July and August (best in mid-July or after).  Make sure you don’t end up spending thousands of dollars for a safari.

The Great Rift Valley is one of the most unique things to see in the country.  The country also has a bountiful system of lakes and rivers.  Kenya lays claim to the second largest fresh water lake in the world in Lake Victoria.  Lake Bogoria is one of the popular Kenya tourist attractions and is known for its hot springs, geysers and the Great Rift Valley.  The valley is a geological phenomena that is great for pictures and exploring.  The Great Rift Valley also has exceptional wildlife to see!

While the majority of Mount Kilimanjaro is in Tanzania it also sits on the border between Kenya and Tanzania.  Towering at over 19,000 feet Mount Kilimanjaro is the 4th largest free-standing mountain in the world and the highest mountain in Africa.  It’s great for hiking and other outdoor activities and many say that the best views of the great mountain come from Kenya which you can spot on your visit to the Amboseli National Park.

In order to get to the mountain, you will have to cross into Tanzania and pick a good tour guide.  Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa and the highest in all of Kenya.  Outdoor lovers and hiking enthusiasts have two of the best mountains at their fingertips in Kenya.

Mombasa is the Miami Beach of Kenya and it’s also one of the main Kenya tourist attractions outside of an African safari.  Gorgeous beaches line the area like Watamu and Tiwi beach.  They even have isolated beaches like Lamu.

There are tons to Europeans that come to Mombasa to celebrate their holidays on the beach.  Watamu has great coral reefs providing great diving and snorkeling activities.  There are also cultural and historical sites to see such as Hindu temples, Gede ruins in Malindi, and even Fort Jesus.

 

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