Visiting Kenya Today: Top Ecotourism Attractions
Its classic savanna safari made Kenya a very famous place in the world. You will witness dramatic extremes and classic contrasts in this beautiful country. Did you know that deserts and alpine snows are found both in Kenya? In this country you will see lots of open plains and huge forests. Kenya’s pride is found in the different colorful tribal cultures and the flourishing metropolis of Nairobi. You will find in this country a huge area of coral reefs and many freshwater lakes. It is considered by most people as the microcosm of East Africa recently, Kenya. The top tourist attractions for decades have been the wild safaris of Kenya.
Here are the few best ecotourism attractions in Kenya today.
Nairobi National Park. This site is just 10 minutes away from the center of Nairobi. 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 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. The most famous and successful rhinoceros sanctuary in Kenya is this place.
Malindi. This is Kenya’s number one site for coastal tourist attractions. The beautiful beaches and extensive coral reefs can be found in this beautiful region. You can find here different things to do like snorkeling, surfing, deep-sea fish observation activities, and some other water sports. The Malindi Marine National Park is a nearby park protected from the urban crowd. Fine beaches with clear water and a huge variety of colorful fishes are what you will find in this area. 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. Series of peaks are crowned with snow all year round. All the slopes are covered with forest. For any fit trekker, the several lower peaks are easy destinations.
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. You will find forests and grasslands in this place. The river contains large numbers of Nile Crocodiles.
Hell’s Gate National Park. This was once a tributary of a prehistoric lake where early humans lived in the Rift Valley.
Today, Kenya is inviting you to visit all of its ecotourism attractions.