Kenya 101: Top Ecotourism Attractions
Kenya is very famous for its classic savanna safaris. Dramatic extremes and classic contrasts in this beautiful country is what you will witness. These are found both in Kenya, deserts and alpine snows. It has lots of forests and open plains. Nairobi’s flourishing metropolis and the different colorful tribal cultures are contrasts that Kenyans take pride in. In this you will find country a huge area of coral reefs and many freshwater lakes that seldom you see from other countries. By most people in Kenya, it is considered as the microcosm of East Africa recently. Kenya‘s wild safaris have been the top tourist attractions for decades.
Today you will learn of the best ecotourism attractions in Kenya.
Nairobi National Park. From the center of Nairobi the site is just 10 minutes away. Did you know that only a fence is separating the park’s wildlife from the metropolis? As a matter of fact if you are in the park you can see the skyscrapers of Nairobi easily. The park boasts a huge and various wildlife populations despite the proximity of the park from the city and the relative size of it. You can witness different migrating animals including wildebeests and zebras gathering during dry season in the park. This is also the place considered as the most successful rhinoceros sanctuary.
Malindi. It is considered as the number one site for coastal tourist attractions in Kenya. This area has extensive coral reefs and beautiful beaches. You can find here different things to do like snorkeling, surfing, deep-sea fish observation activities, and some other water sports. It is protected from the urban crowd is a nearby park called the Malindi Marine National Park. A huge variety of colorful fishes are what you will find in this area as well as fine beaches with clear water. Locals loved two favorite destinations near Malindi, the Mombasa and Lamu areas.
Mount Kenya. It is the second highest mountain in the African continent, after Kilimanjaro but it is the highest mountain in Kenya. A huge number of beautiful sights are what this mountain can offer for you. Series of peaks are crowned with snow all year round. Green forests covering the slopes of the mountain. There are many easy destinations for any fit trekker including several lower peaks.
Samburu National Reserve. This is a very peaceful place which is a national park in the northern part of Kenya. Because of the Uaso Nyiro River that runs through it attracts huge wildlife. You will find forests and grasslands in this place. You can all the big animals here including the three big cats that are lion, cheetah, and leopard can be found here.
Hell’s Gate National Park. This is most unique among Kenya’s wildlife parks, as you are allowed to enter, walk, and cycle here without a guide.
Today, Kenya is inviting you to visit all of its ecotourism attractions.