Must see points of attractions in Kenya Be it the beautiful Landscapes, Masai mara, kikuyu, luhya, kisii, kalenjin and kamba tribes, Indian ocean lapped beaches, Kenya doesn’t let us down. It is a wildlife haven that holds around 54 National parks with the Big five animals ( elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and rhino) hunt showdown and one among them is the African lion (national animal) which are abundant in every national park. The list of animals goes on, to state simply all the animals from the Lion King movie can be spotted right here in Kenya.
Masai Mara National Reserve
The Masai Mara National park is popular for its majestic game reserves and great migration happening in July where millions and millions of Nomadic animals migrate from Serengeti national park of Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve for better grazing area that is followed by the great predators for a prey attack. We can spot Wildebeests, Zebras and Thomson's Gazelles in this migration and crocodiles waiting to surge upon for a hunt. The great migration is considered as one of the seven natural wonders of Africa. Tourists visit the Masai Mara Game reserve to become the spectators for this huge showdown.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru which is located in the central Kenya is dotted with thousands of Pink Flamingos flocked together. The myriads of birds thrust upon the water providing breathtaking clicks for the photographers. It houses more than 450 species of birds with other wild animals like lion, leopard, white rhinos, pythons,giraffes strutting with grassland and rocky mountains providing a backdrop for the lake.
Lamu is a quirky little island situated to the northeast of Mombasa . It is a UNESCO recognized world heritage city that has its settlements dating back to 12th century. This seafaring town lets us to spot the influence of Arab and Indian architecture in the rustic buildings with a hint of Swahili techniques. It is an island that is frozen in time leading us into the cramped alleys and cobbled streets with jutted patios in the rooftops and mazes of hedges on the sidewalls.
Mount Kenya National Park
Mount Kenya is located to the east of the rift valley , it is UNESCO World Heritage Site which is formed due to continuous volcanic eruptions. This highest mountain of the country and second highest in Africa is composed of three glacier peaks challenging the tourists a hard time in climbing than Mount Kilimanjaro. The sceneries ranges from glaciers, lakes, dense bamboo forests and mineral springs.
Amboseli National Park
The Amboseli National Park provides the best views of Elephants in large herds with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background. The mountain is unavoidable in every picture we click. The word “Amboseli” referring to Salty dust earned its name due to its parched ground. As we take up a safari ride, we can spot giraffe, gazelle, eland, waterbucks, lions, cheetahs and other wildlings.