Kenya is known to house some of the best sceneries that any tourist could expect. From site seeing, wild safaris, hiking, and even relaxing destinations. There can never miss something for anyone. Here are some of the destinations that one should visit:
1. Maasai Mara
For those who are up for a safari, then Maasai Mara has to be top of the list. Known for the famous wild beast migration in May and June, it is an epic destination for both local and international tourists. It is found in the southwest of Kenya six hours drive from the capital Nairobi. With a wide variety of wildlife and plains, there is much to be seen.
Because of these activities that are done, including camping, cultural tours, beautiful sunsets, and gliding over the plains on hot air balloons, are carried. All these are at an entrance fee of USD 70 per adult and USD 40 per child for 24 hours.
Give yourself the chance of learning about culture, such as why Maasai wear red, giving yourself a chance to see the world from a new perspective.
2. Hells Gate National Park
Located in the southern part of L.Naivasha, Hells Gate National Park is like no other place in Kenya. Being named after narrow breaks in the cliffs, it stays true to its name, offering great climbing opportunities apart from wildlife site seeing. Hells Gate National Park is home to five geothermal power stations. Hence, it provides a unique geothermal experience.
Due to its closeness to the capital Nairobi, it has grown to become one of the favorite spots for those with tight budgets. All this can be experienced at affordable prices of USD 30 for adults and USD 20 for children.
3. Nairobi National Park
Being among a few national parks situated in the city, Nairobi National Park is an easily accessible park. It is situated 7km away from Nairobi.
At an entrance fee of Ksh 430 for citizens and USD 43 for non-citizens, one can get a chance to see the diversity of animals and cultures.
Nairobi National Park is best visited during the dry months of July to October.
4. Diani Beach
Far from wildlife alone, Kenya also has unique beaches along its coasts. Diani Beach is one of them, and most spoken of among others. This is due to its scenic sites known to be relaxing and a place to take in the serenity of mother nature.
Apart from the sceneries, activities such as kite surfing and boat riding are carried out all at prices that may range from USD 45 per day. Because of this, accommodations are also offered at nearby hotels at prices ranging from USD 32 to USD 45.
5. Nairobi Safari walk
Nairobi Safari Walk is an opportunity for one to get one on one with nature. This 2.5km walk on a raised wooden boardwalk provides an alternative to the wild Safari drive. Because of this, it is one of the upcoming tourist sites with uninterrupted views. Several attractions include big cats such as lions, rare bongos, and rare tree species. The prices are also affordable at Ksh 215 per adult and Ksh 125 per child. This is definitely new that should be utilized located only 7km away from the capital Nairobi.
6. Ngong Hills
Ngong Hills is located to the west of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. Found in the Great Rift Valley, Ngong Hills is a ridge with peaks. Because of this, it is an excellent spot to start your hiking experience in Kenya as it is popular with both locals and international tourists. This is among the best places alongside Mt.Kenya and Mt.Longonot, providing mildly challenging and great views filled with clean air provided one has the right gear. Alongside the six-hour hiking, other activities such as picnics can be carried out.
This can be experienced at an affordable fee of Ksh200. Opening hours for this area are from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm.
These are among the most recognizable places one can visit while they tour Kenya. They are alongside many others, but one can be assured not to miss something of their liking.