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The Places To Visit in Kenya - Safari

Updated on September 12, 2015

1. Maasai mara national park

Are you a big fan of the big fives; Leopards, lions, cheetahs, elephants etc ? Then Maasai mara national park is your right place.One of the eight wonders of the world that is mass migration of the wildebeests across river Maara happens here.Visit at the right time(July to October) and you will get to witness this great wonder of the world where wild beests resist the bites of hungry crocodiles in river Maara in search of fresh pasture.

The Big Fives of Maasai Mara


2. Lake Nakuru National Park

Located at the heart of the Great Rift valley, Lake Nakuru offers some of the fantastic sceneries you can ever find in this world.Lake Nakuru a salt water lake is a home to thousands and thousands of flamingoes which feed on the mass of algae that the lake supports.The cliffs on either sides of the lake offer some of the best vantage points that ever exists.

Flamingos in Lake Nakuru,Kenya


3. The Diani beach

Are a fan of some good tropical beaches? If yes Diani beach is a paradise for you.It is located on the shores of the Indian Ocean, a few kilometers from Mombasa town.This little paradise was once voted as one of the best beaches in the world.

Diani beaches,Southern coast,Kenya


5. Lake Bogoria

It is a saline water lake also located in the Great Rift valley. The lake is famous for its geysers and hot springs.Lake Bogoria has the highest concentration of true geysers in Africa. It is also home to thousands of flamingos which feed on masses of algae it supports.Camping is allowed on the Southern end of this lake making your safari one of the most memorable.

Lake Bogoria geysers, Rift Valley,Kenya


Nairobi National park, Kenya

Located only a few metres from the central Business District of Nairobi city, the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi national park has the the tag of the only national park in the world in a city.It is a home to some of the world’s most popular animal orphanages and rhinoceros sanctuaries.

Sheldrlick animal orphanage at Nairobi National Park



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      Anna 2 years ago from Around the World

      Thanks for the list! Do you have any idea how expensive/difficult these places are to get to?