The Best Ecotourism Attractions You Will Find In Kenya Today
Kenya is very famous for its classic savanna safaris. In this beautiful country you will witness dramatic extremes and classic contrasts. These are found both in Kenya, deserts and alpine snows. Lots of forests and open plains are found in this country. 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. Recently, Kenya was considered by most people as the microcosm of East Africa. Kenya’s wild safaris have been the top tourist attractions for decades.
This is the list of few of the best ecotourism attractions in Kenya.
Nairobi National Park. Just 10 minutes away from the center of Nairobi is this park located at. The park’s wildlife is separated only by a fence from the metropolis. If you are in the park you can see the skyscrapers of Nairobi. The proximity of the park from the city and the relative size of it has boasts the park a huge and various wildlife. 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. The best coastal tourist attraction in Kenya is this place. The beautiful beaches and extensive coral reefs can be found in this beautiful region. You can do the following here in this area like deep-sea fish observation activities, snorkeling, surfing, and some other water sports. 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. This place is close to Mombasa and Lamu, another two favorite destinations by the locals.
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. Crowned with snow are the many series of peaks throughout the year. 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 peaceful place is a national park in the northern part of Kenya and is a sanctuary of almost all African animals. It attracts huge wildlife mainly because of the presence of the Uaso Nyiro River. A mixture of forest and grassland is this unique 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 was once a tributary of a prehistoric lake where early humans lived in the Rift Valley.
These places are the top ecotourism attractions that you can find in Kenya today.
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