Saturday, September 18, 2021

Destinations in Kenya

AfricaKenyaDestinations in Kenya

Cities

  • Nairobi – Kenya’s capital and economic centre
  • Garissa – a predominantly Muslim town in the east, near Somalia.
  • Kisumu – the largest city in the west, on the shores of Lake Victoria
  • Lamu – Main town of the Lamu archipelago
  • Lodwar – to the north, on the main road to southern Sudan with access to Lake Turkana
  • Malindi – Vasco Da Gama’s landing point in Kenya
  • Meru – a town located near the base of Mount Kenya. It is the crossroads for the journey to Nairobi.
  • Mombasa – historic port on the Indian Ocean and probably the longest continuously populated city in Africa.
  • Nakuru – National Park of Lake Nakuru and the Extinct Volcano (Menengai)

Other destinations

  • Aberdare National Park – a cool and cloudy national park with lots of big game and over 250 recorded bird species.
  • Amboseli National Park – a swampy park in the Maasai lowlands that is one of the best places in all of Africa to see large mammals, especially elephants.
  • Lake Nakuru National Park – 400 species of birds have been recorded here, including the largest flocks of flamingos in the world.
  • Maasai Mara National Park – probably Kenya’s most popular reserve due to the high concentration of big cats.
  • Mount Kenya National Park – a challenging trek to the high peaks
  • Nairobi National Park – convenient to travel to Nairobi and an excellent option to see big game for those on a tight schedule.
  • Tsavo East National Park – large game park on the main road from Nairobi to Mombasa
  • Tsavo West National Park –
  • Sibiloi National Park
  • Mount Elgon National Park