Kenya boasts of some of the most amazing and magical destinations in the world! Endowed with rich biodiversity, the country offers world-class safari adventures, breathtaking sunny beaches, stunning snow-capped mountain peaks, amazing landscapes among other natural features.
Here are the top 9 Best Places to Visit in Kenya in 2020
1. Maasai Mara National Reserve
If you want to experience wildlife up-close and personal, Maasai Mara is the perfect safari destination for that! It is one of the most famous game reserves in the world and is best known for the great Migration of zebras, wildebeest, and gazelles as they cross to and fro the Mara River into the neighboring Tanzanian Serengeti between July and October.
2. Mombasa City
Mombasa, a coastal city in Kenya and ultimate tourist magnet boasts of multicultural goodness, warm weather, and absolutely gorgeous sandy beaches. It is also known for the lots of ancient architecture influenced by various cultural mixes, historical places like Fort Jesus, museums, the Marine National Park and Wasini Island.
3. Nairobi City
Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya and also the largest city in East Africa. It is also the only city in the world that has a national park inside it. Nairobi is home to several museums, the Giraffe Center, animal orphanage and tons of restaurants and big hotels.
4. Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park is home to large herds of elephants and home to famous big cats such as lions, leopards, and cheetahs. The park is also home to over 600 bird species offering excellent bird watching. Other animals found in the park include the Impala, waterbuck, gazelle, and giraffe.
5. Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru is one of the most beautiful lakes in Kenya. Located in Lake Nakuru National Park, the lake is known for gorgeous flocks of pink flamingoes. The park is home to over 450 species of birds and other wildlife like lions, cheetahs, hippos and white rhinos.
6. Mount Kenya National Park
It is said that the country’s name is derived from this mountain given its enormous height and the incredible view of the country. Mount Kenya’s peak is covered with snow despite its location on the equator making for a pretty rare sighting.
Mt. Kenya has stunning glacial sceneries, mountain lakes, mineral springs, alpine forests, and thick bamboo. Also present is wildlife like lions, buffalos, leopards, elephants, monkeys, and hyenas. The Mount Kenya Safari Club is a popular destination for tourists looking for a luxury retreat.
7. Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Boasting as one of the most renowned conservancies in the world, Lewa Downs Conservancy is located in the northern foothills of Mount Kenya. The conservancy is a sanctuary for the endangered black rhino and is owned by the Craig family.
8. Hell’s Gate National Park
For tourists interested in rock climbing, hiking and camping, Hell’s Gate National Park is the perfect spot. It includes two extinct volcanoes, Obsidian caves, Hell’s Gate Gorge and Fischer’s Tower. The park also has geothermal features such as geysers, and hot springs and is also home to lots of wildlife.
9. Tsavo National Parks
The Tsavo National Park is Kenya’s largest National park and is divided into two: Tsavo East and Tsavo West. The park makes up about 4 percent of the country’s total area. It is home to Savannah, volcanoes, lava-rock plateau, rivers and waterfalls among lots of other landscape features.
We will publish more Places to Visit in Kenya in 2020 soon so be on the look out 🙂