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Kenya 101: 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. 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. The flourishing metropolis of Nairobi and the very colorful tribal cultures are its pride. You will find in this country a huge area of coral reefs and many freshwater lakes. By most people in Kenya, it is considered as the microcosm of East Africa recently. The top tourist attractions for decades have been the wild safaris of Kenya.

This is the list of few of the best ecotourism attractions in Kenya.

Nairobi National Park. This site is just 10 minutes away from the center of Nairobi. 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. This place is famous since it is considered as the most successful rhinoceros sanctuary.

Malindi. This is Kenya’s number one site for coastal tourist attractions. This area has extensive coral reefs and beautiful beaches. 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. Fine beaches with clear water and a huge variety of colorful fishes are what you will find in this area. Close to Mombasa and Lamu are two of the favorite destinations of locals.

Mount Kenya. It is the second highest mountain in the African continent, after Kilimanjaro but it is 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. The slopes are covered with green 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. The Uaso Nyiro River that runs through it attracts huge wildlife all year round. You will find forests and grasslands in this place. You will also see elephants, buffalos, and hippos.

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.

Today, Kenya is inviting you to visit all of its ecotourism attractions.