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. It is wonderful to know that deserts and alpine snows are found both in Kenya. In this country you will see lots of open plains and huge forests. 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.
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. 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. A huge and various wildlife populations despite the proximity of the park from the city and the relative size of it is what the park boasts. You can witness different migrating animals including wildebeests and zebras gathering during dry season in the park. The most famous and successful rhinoceros sanctuary in Kenya is this place.
Malindi. It is considered as the number one site for coastal tourist attractions in Kenya. The beautiful beaches and extensive coral reefs can be found in this beautiful region. Like snorkeling, surfing, deep-sea fish observation activities, and some other water sports are the different things that you can do here. There is a nearby park protected from the urban crowd, 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. This place is close to Mombasa and Lamu, another two favorite destinations by the locals.
Mount Kenya. In the African continent, after Kilimanjaro, it is the second highest mountain and also the highest mountain in Kenya. There are many beautiful sights this mountain can offer for you. Many series of peaks are crowned with snow. All the slopes are covered with forest. 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. The Uaso Nyiro River that runs through it attracts huge wildlife all year round. You will find forests and grasslands in this place. The river contains large numbers of Nile Crocodiles.
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.
These places are the top ecotourism attractions that you can find in Kenya today.