Kenya is among the most popular tourist destinations in Africa. The country offers various and diverse sights to see, activities to engage in, and places to visit from the wilderness to the modern city. Read on to find out what you will experience in your Kenya travel.
The natural sights in Kenya are breath-taking. Almost everywhere, there are flora and fauna for tourists to explore. Mountains, forests, lakes, beaches, and deserts are only a few of what one might expect to encounter, as are the birds, butterflies, monkeys, baboons, camels, elephants, giraffes, antelopes, rhinoceroses, dolphins, fish, sea turtles and pink flamingoes that inhabit these different parts of Kenya. In fact, a travel to Kenya won’t be complete without basking in its wildlife. On the other extreme, however, are the beautiful lights in the city at nighttime, the busy throng of people during the day, and the colorful shops and bright restaurants round the clock.
There are a number of things you can do on your Kenya travel. An obvious and popular choice is animal watching. It is always exciting to watch animals in the wild go about their own world of hunting, for instance. There are many ways to do this. One is by camping. In fact, many camping accommodations include animal watching in their activities, whether by waiting for animals to pass by or attracting animals through food. Another is by the safari, where one can experience a more exhaustive tour of the Kenyan wildlife. The many water forms also allow tourists all sorts of activities such as scuba diving, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, boating, or simply soaking up the sun. There are also numerous parks and museums to visit, as well as other historical sites. In the city, a most common activity is dining. There are a rich variety of international cuisine in Kenya’s cities, including Chinese, Italian, Mexican and French; as well as local delicacies made out of Kenya’s basic foods including fish, potatoes, corn, and red meat. Shopping is another favorite activity. Tourists flock the markets for Kenya’s handmade crafts.
Every town in Kenya has something different to offer a tourist. In Nairobi, for instance, are the Karen Blixen Museum and National Museum; and in Mombasa, the Fort Jesus. There are around 50 national and amusement parks all over the country such as the Aberdare National Park and Hell’s Gate National Park; and usually, there are particular things to see in a park. For instance, herds of elephants roam Marasabit National Park. Some of the more famous beaches include the Diani Beach and the Tiwi Beach, where it is always ideal to relax, especially in the evening. Cultural sites such as museums and architectural landscapes and buildings are found in most of the cities, especially in Mombasa. Restaurants, shopping malls, large open markets, and musical entertainment, however, are most commonly found in Nairobi, which is also the country’s capital city.
Kenya is one rich spot for vacation that offers a lot to the tourist. If you want to make the most of your Kenya travel, make sure to make time for all of its treasures.