Visiting Kenya Today: Top Ecotourism Attractions
Its classic savanna safari made Kenya a very famous place in the world. 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. You will find in this country a huge area of coral reefs and many freshwater lakes. Recently, Kenya was considered by most people as the microcosm of East Africa. For decades, Kenya’s wild safaris have been the top tourist attractions.
Here are the few best ecotourism attractions in Kenya today.
Nairobi National Park. Just 10 minutes away from the center of Nairobi is this park located at. Did you know that only a fence is separating the park’s wildlife from the metropolis? The skyscrapers of Nairobi can be seen wherever you are in the park. The park boasts a huge and various wildlife populations despite the proximity of the park from the city and the relative size of it. Including wildebeests and zebras are the different migrating animals gathering during dry season in the park you can witness. This is also the place considered as the most successful rhinoceros sanctuary.
Malindi. This is Kenya’s number one site for coastal tourist attractions. This area has extensive coral reefs and beautiful beaches. Like snorkeling, surfing, deep-sea fish observation activities, and some other water sports are the different things that you can do here. It is protected from the urban crowd is a nearby park called the Malindi Marine National Park. It has fine beaches with clear water and a huge variety of colorful fishes. Locals loved two favorite destinations near Malindi, the Mombasa and Lamu areas.
Mount Kenya. It is the highest mountain in Kenya yet the second highest mountain in the African content after Kilimanjaro. This mountain has a lot of things it can offer you, mostly beautiful sights. 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. In the northern part of Kenya, this national park is considered as the most peaceful place in the country. Because of the Uaso Nyiro River that runs through it attracts huge wildlife. This place is a mixture of forest and grassland. The river contains large numbers of Nile Crocodiles.
Hell’s Gate National Park. This small park is named after a narrow break in the cliffs.
You can find all of these ecotourism attractions in Kenya.