Top 5 Must See Places During Your Visit to Kenya

By Jenna Jolie

Visit to Kenya is a wonderful experience as it is a popular exotic destination in the world. This destination is beautiful with its amazing wildlife, beautiful gardens, busy cities and white sandy beaches.

This place tops the charts of must see destination in the books of a traveler. With many spots of attraction, you would be spoilt for choice deciding which to visit and which not.

You can have the list of the top 5 destinations  that you shouldn’t miss while you visit to Kenya to make sure you have covered the most interesting places first.

Masai Mara National Reserve:

Top Places to Visit in Kenya: Masai Mara National Reserve

The Masai Mara National reserve is a spectacular spot, which you should not miss during your visit to Kenya and also is a well known Game Park.

Be one among the thousands of tourists who visit the spot to witness the exceptional population game and annual migration process of the wild beast and zebra. This feast called the great migration occurs from July to October each year.

This is the season when zebras and wild beast migrate from the Serengeti, Tanzania. You can also have a glimpse of some African animals such as the elephants, zebras, giraffes, antelopes, lions and cheetahs in their wild natural homes in this wildlife sanctuary.

Lake Nakuru:

Top Places to Visit in Kenya: Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru National Park is home to a diverse range of bird species, most notably flamingo groups, which have been known to number in the millions, however the lake has suffered a decline in recent years. Lake Nakuru, one of the Rift Valley lakes, attracts birds due to the high amounts of algae in the water. Pelicans, cormorants, African fish eagles, Verreaux's eagles, Goliath herons, and hammerkops may all be found surrounding the lake. You may also see black and white rhinos, Rothschild's giraffes, and lions throughout the national park.

Mount Kenya:

Top Places to Visit in Kenya: Mount Kenya

This is the highest peak in Kenya and also the second highest one in Africa while Kilimanjaro holds the first place. The breathtaking scenic beauty of the mountain would allure you.

With snow capped peaks and forest covered slopes, this peak is the favorite among hikers. This peak is 5,199 m high above the sea level and is the home to many animals like Colobus, Cape Buffalos, Sykes Monkeys and Bongos, a rare type of antelope.

Being one among the UNESCO World Heritage Site, this mountain offers two routes to reach the peak; one is an easy route while the other is a challenging one.

Lamu Islands:

Top Places to Visit in Kenya: Lamu Islands

This beautiful island is a blend of natural beauty and historical charm. You can find a number of waterways that forms a network which play an integral part of the Lamu Archipelago.

Lamu island is not inhabited and this is well evident from the southern shores that feature a long stretch of untouched sandy beach. Be enchanted with this place during the visit to Kenya as the corals, mangroves and sandy dunes captivate your attention.

This site upholds the Swahili architecture which is preserved with great care and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kenya

Amboseli National Park:

Amboseli National Park

This national park is savannah grassland that measures 39,206 hectares that is filled with immense flora and fauna. The park has the backdrop of snow capped Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest mountain.

It is the home to over 400 species of animals and birds such as giraffes, impalas, baboons, impalas, cheetah, hippos, elephants and lions. This has made this park a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

As you plan your visit to this beautiful destination, don't forget to ensure a hassle-free travel experience by applying for a Kenya visa online via Kenya Immigration Services. Let your trip to Kenya be an unforgettable memory. Safe travels