Kenya 101: Top Ecotourism Attractions
Its classic savanna safari made Kenya a very famous place in the world. In this beautiful country you will witness dramatic extremes and classic contrasts. 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. Nairobi’s flourishing metropolis and the different colorful tribal cultures are contrasts that Kenyans take pride in. In this you will find country a huge area of coral reefs and many freshwater lakes that seldom you see from other countries. It is considered by most people as the microcosm of East Africa recently, Kenya. For decades, Kenya’s wild safaris have been the top tourist attractions.
Here are the few best ecotourism attractions in Kenya today.
Nairobi National Park. From the center of Nairobi the site is just 10 minutes away. As a matter of fact only a fence is separating the park’s wildlife from the metropolis. As a matter of fact if you are in the park you can see the skyscrapers of Nairobi easily. The park boasts a huge and various wildlife populations despite the proximity of the park from the city and the relative size of it. Including wildebeests and zebras are the different migrating animals 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. The extensive coral reefs and beautiful beaches are found in this area. You can do the following here in this area like deep-sea fish observation activities, snorkeling, surfing, and some other water sports. There is a nearby park protected from the urban crowd, 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. Crowned with snow are the many series of peaks throughout the year. All the slopes are covered with forest. Several lower peaks are easy destinations for any fit trekker.
Samburu National Reserve. In the northern part of Kenya, this national park is considered as the most peaceful place in the country. Because of the Uaso Nyiro River that runs through it attracts huge wildlife. A mixture of forest and grassland is this unique place. You will also see elephants, buffalos, and hippos.
Hell’s Gate National Park. This small park is named after a narrow break in the cliffs.
Today, Kenya is inviting you to visit all of its ecotourism attractions.