When you Travel to Kenya, your first stop will be at the Nairobi National Park. Here, you will see the Black Rhino at this Kenya’s Oldest Park. Just a few miles from the city, you also get to see the Big Five lounging on the road. It also has a Safari Walk – a very unique facility that allows one to see almost all the animals of the jungle in just a short walk!
In Maasai Mara, at around July to August, you will witness the famous migration of the wildebeest from the plains of the Serengeti into Maasai Mara. Over a million wildebeests spend the year grazing in the plains of Serengeti and in June, as the dry season approaches they begin their journey (filled with many obstacles like crossing rivers full of crocodiles) into the Maasai Mara.
The Amboseli National Park is Located at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain (Mt. Kilimanjaro) this is one of the favorite parks for tourists traveling to Kenya. It boasts a large bird species and The Big Five that is Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and the Rhino which gives you every reason to travel to Kenya.
Mt. Elgon, being the second largest mountain in Kenya, is home to Forest Elephants and Colobus Monkeys.
At the Tsavo National Park, (the largest Park in the country), you will find large herds of Elephants, volcanic hills and rivers. Be sure that you will not venture into the whole of Tsavo since it is so big.
Sibiloi Park is Located at the border of the Kenya and Ethiopia. Here you will find crocodiles at Lake Turkana which is inside the park.
There are also many coastal attractions including sandy beaches, marine parks and coral reefs. The Fort Jesus is perhaps the oldest historical monument at the coast dating back to 1593 and was constructed by the Portuguese to guard their trade route to India.
Tourists can also watch Dolphins at the Kisite marine Park while on Dhows or watch Turtles at the Kiunga Marine National Reserve. In Malindi, there is the best Sea Fishing in the African Content where you will find sailfish. In Pemba, there is striped marlin, sharks and yellow-fin tuna. There are also many varieties of water sports along the Coast which include scuba diving and scuba safaris, water-skiing, snorkeling, wind-surfing and you can also view the coral reefs using a glass bottomed boat.
These are the reasons that will make you want to travel to Kenya.