23 top tourist attractions to visit in Kenya-when to travel,activities,tours,flights,hotels,safari

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General Informations:Kenya‘s capital and largest city is Nairobi, while its oldest city and first capital is the coastal city of Mombasa. Kisumu City is the third largest city and also an inland port on Lake Victoria. Other important urban centres include Nakuru and Eldoret. As of 2020, Kenya is the third largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria and South Africa.

Temperature:Kenya is considered to be a year round destination. This is true whether you are going for a safari holiday or a beach holiday. Kenyan safari destinations are at their best between January and March.

Language:The official languages are swahili and english.

Currency: Kenyan Shilling (KES) aprox. 1$=108 KES 1€=131 KES

Food Prices:Meal in a cheap restaurant=5 USD,Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant=31 USD

You can find more information about the visa here.

Now we will delight you with the 23 top tourist attractions to visit in Kenya and the ultimate travel guide. Enjoy the advice we offer you for flights, activities, tours and hotels!

Nationalpark Mount Kenya

23 top tourist attractions to visit in Kenya-when to travel,activities,tours,flights,hotels,safari

Mount Kenya National Park is a protected area in Kenya. It was designated in 1997 to protect flora and fauna around the Mount Kenya massif. This is covered with snow all year round. With the establishment of the park, the Kenyan government wants to secure the water supply in the region.

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Mount Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon National Park is a national park 140 km northeast of Lake Victoria near the town of Mbale on the border between Uganda and Kenya. The park covers a total area of ​​1279 km², of which 1110 km² are in Uganda and 169 km² in Kenya. It lies at an altitude of 2336 to 4321 m above sea level. The highest point and namesake is the extinct volcano Mount Elgon.

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Ngare Ndare Forest

Uhuru Park

Kenya Museum Society

Mombasa Island

Mombasa Island is an island almost six by four kilometers in the south of Kenya. The old town of Mombasa is located on the island. The island forms the Mombasa Island Division, one of four divisions of Mombasa County.

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Top hotels we recommend in Mombasa:Star Villas Nyali,Voyager Beach Resort,Bahari Beach Hotel

If you want to have a unique experience in Kenia then share breakfast with a Giraffe, Giraffe Manor, Langata, Kenya.

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Watamu Beach

Nyahururu Falls

Buffalo Springs National Reserve

The Buffalo Springs National Reserve is a nature reserve in northern Kenya. The state capital Nairobi is 112 km away. Its height above sea level is between 800 and 1,230 m.The Buffalo Springs National Reserve takes its name from an oasis with crystal clear water at its western end.

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Bomas of Kenya

Bomas of Kenya is a tourist village in the Langata suburb of the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The open-air museum is located around 10 kilometers southwest of the train station and consists of a collection of different village house forms from several Kenyan ethnic groups. The name Boma means “living space, residential building”.

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Haller Park

Aberdare National Park

The Aberdare National Park is located in the highlands of central Kenya at an altitude of 2,000 to 3,999 m above sea level, about 100 km north of Nairobi. The national park got its official name after the discoverer of the region, Lord Aberdare, a former president of the Royal Geographical Society.

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Bogoria lake

Lake Bogoria is a strongly alkaline soda lake in the eastern arm of the East African Rift. The water temperature is up to 70 ° C in places. The lake is known for its abundance of birds, its numerous geysers and thermal springs. The lake has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2011 as part of the “Kenyan Lake System in the Great Rift Valley”.

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Lake Nakuru National Park

The Lake Nakuru National Park is located near Nakuru around Lake Nakuru in Kenya, about 160 km northwest of the capital Nairobi. It is visited by around 200,000 visitors and tourists annually, making it the second largest number of visitors behind the Masai Mara. The unique natural spectacle of the roughly two million flamingos made it necessary to protect the animals early on.

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Karen Blixen Museum

The Karen Blixen Museum in Nairobi is one of the national museums in Kenya. The exhibition is located in the former home of the Danish writer Karen Blixen. The house, called Mbogani, is in Karen, a suburb of Nairobi, at the foot of the Ngong Mountains.

Tsavo West National Park

Tsavo West National Park is a national park in Kenya, East Africa. It has an area of ​​9,065 km², which corresponds to about 30% of the total area of ​​all parks in Kenya. Its savannas stretch from the Tanzanian border in the south, the road between Mombasa and Nairobi and the Athi River in the north.

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Tsavo-East-Nationalpark

Tsavo East National Park is the largest national park in Kenya, East Africa. On April 1, 1948, the Tsavo National Park was established with a total area of ​​21,812 km². In May 1949 the division into Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Park took place for administrative reasons. Before the national parks were designated, the area of ​​both parks was owned by the Orma, Watta, Maasai and Kamba ethnic groups, who each had to give up their settlements.

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Hell’s-Gate-Nationalpark

Hell’s Gate National Park is a Kenyan national park in the south of Lake Naivasha, northwest of Nairobi. The 68 km² large park is located in the Great Rift Valley at an altitude of around 1500 m above sea level. The park is best known for its scenic beauty. The Hell’s Gate or Njorowa Gorge, two extinct volcanoes and two volcanic columns called Fischer’s Tower and Central Tower are particularly worth seeing.

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Diani Beach

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Nairobi Nationalpark

It is one of the most successful rhinoceros sanctuaries in Kenya. The park is only 7 km from the city center of Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The city skyline can be seen from the park. Only a fence separates the animals from the city. This proximity creates conflict with the local population, mainly because it endangers the migration routes of ungulate herds.

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Amboseli Nationalpark

The Amboseli National Park is a national park in southwest Kenya, right on the border with Tanzania.

Masai Mara

The Masai Mara is a nature reserve in Kenya. It is part of the Serengeti and connects directly to the Serengeti National Park to the north and has an area of ​​approximately 1510 square kilometers.The annual precipitation, which is divided into two rainy seasons, is 800 millimeters in the east and 1200 millimeters in the west.

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For a unique experience we recommend the restaurant Ali Barbour’s Cave, Diani Beach.The restaurant is located in a cave without a roof. The interior is decorated in a traditional African style, and the lanterns create a romantic atmosphere full of magic.

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Now that we have presented the wonders and main attractions of this beautiful country, we want to help you to visit them. We have searched for everything you need: hotels, holiday homes, tours,car rentals, planes and cruises to these wonderful places. We also present several options for each category so you can compare prices and find the best option for your dream holiday.

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