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Visiting Kenya Today: Top Ecotourism Attractions

It is a very famous for many classic savanna safaris which the people of Kenya are proud of. Dramatic extremes and classic contrasts in this beautiful country is what you will witness. Did you know that deserts and alpine snows are found both in Kenya? Lots of forests and open plains are found in this country. 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. The park’s wildlife is separated only by a fence from the metropolis. If you are in the park you can see the skyscrapers of Nairobi. 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. Different migrating animals including wildebeests and zebras gathering during dry season in the park you can witness. 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 find here different things to do like snorkeling, surfing, deep-sea fish observation activities, 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. This place is close to Mombasa and Lamu, another two favorite destinations by the locals.

Mount Kenya. In the African continent, after Kilimanjaro, it is the second highest mountain and also 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. Green forests covering the slopes of the mountain. Several lower peaks are easy destinations for any fit trekker.

Samburu National Reserve. This peaceful place is a national park in the northern part of Kenya and is a sanctuary of almost all African animals. The Uaso Nyiro River that runs through it attracts huge wildlife all year round. This place is a mixture of forest and grassland. You can all the big animals here including the three big cats that are lion, cheetah, and leopard can be found here.

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.

These places are the top ecotourism attractions that you can find in Kenya today.