Kenya is one of the most trendy destinations for eco tourism. The country boasts the highly rated rich African Wildlife featuring several national parks, photogenic forests.
The country also offers a fascinating mixture of culture, history, nightlife, adventure, local experience and relaxation.
Amongst the long list that first time visitors must take in Kenya, these are the most outstanding experiences :
Climb Mountain Kenya
Have you known that Kenya was name after a rugged mountain in the country ?
Mountain Kenya is such a beautiful reason to start your trip.
The Kenya is about 200 kilometers from Nairobi city, it’s characterized with several routes heading up to the top including Chogoria route from Chogoria town, Naromoru route in Naromoru, and Sirimon route in Nanyuki.
This hiking adventure is usually a seasoned activity with the best time being during the dry seasons from January to February and August and September.
See the Great Wildebeest Migration
This is one of the major reasons why Kenya receive a huge percentage of visitors from different parts of the World per year. This is a seasonal annual occurrence, getting chance of sighting this annual migration of animals is a perfect treat to explore Kenya’s Wildlife.
The migration usually includes over millions of Wildebeests, Antelopes and Zebras arriving in Maasai Mara National Reserve from the neighboring Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.
The best time for this Migration in Kenya is usually between July and October, you can get sight of these Wild animals while on game drive, hot air balloon flights, walking or airplane.
Take a Wildlife Safari
Kenya is a vast country featuring several protected areas including National Parks, Sanctuaries or Game drives which are suitable for tailor made safaris.
This is a great opportunity to encounter different Wildlife species in Kenya’s biodiversity including Wild animals like the African big fives, Giraffes, Zebras, Antelopes and more.
Other species on list include plant species, insect species, reptiles, primates like monkeys, baboons, chimpanzees and more. Kenya is also recorded with several sites ranked suitable for birding letting you sight different bird species.
Safaris are usually arranged and offered by local tour operators at affordable prices starting from short day trips to long Safaris.
Visit Kenya’s Major Cities
Taste the city life in Kenya with a visit to its major cities including Kisumu, Mombasa and Nairobi. Each city offers a different experience.
If you fancy thriving metropolitan culture of Kenya, head to Nairobi. If unspoiled islands are your inspiration, then make your way to Kisumu
Kisumu city is characterized with nice hotels to stay, and exciting places to spend some time including islands.
Visit the Largest Alkaline Lake in the World
Explore more of Kenya’s hot spots with a visit to the largest alkaline Lake popularly known as Lake Turkana, its defined by its beautiful blue and turquoise color.
This is truly a unique place in Kenya to spend your day while exploring the available sceneries.
Taste on their Tea and Coffee
Kenya is rated highly as far as boasting top high quality tea and coffee which is worth tasting. The good products of coffee produced are brought about by its favorable climatic conditions and fertile soils.
Being part of the coffee tour is a perfect opportunity to taste on this delicious mixture. Enjoy it while in Kenya it’s really delicious.
Enjoy a Balloon Ride
For a life time flight over the grand meadow, capturing the wilderness of Kenya, there is nothing more impressive than a Balloon Ride.
Are you ready to photograph the images of lions, cheetahs, elephants, rhinos, hippos, and crocodiles ?
Personally, this is probably the best in the list of top things to do in Kenya – unique and authentic.
Enjoy the water sports down at the Coast
Head over down to the coast for diverse range of water spots offered including skydiving at Diani Beach, fishing surfing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kite surfing.
While at the coast, it’s all about fun due to these several water spots offered ranked most suitably for adventurers, this is another activity to let you fill the beat of Kenya.
Watch the Whales in Watamu
While most of visitors flocks into the incredible nature on land, Kenya also exposes beautiful marine life.
You can only be part of this with a visit to the Watamu protected area on the coast, on your day in this place you will get chance of seeing the Whales jumping out of the waters with their calves.