10 amazing places to visit in Kenya
Kenya is one of Africa’s most stunning locations. From its beautiful beaches and diverse culture to its world renowned wildlife, it truly is a place of wonder and it’s no surprise that it is one of Africa’s most popular holiday destinations. Tourists flock by the thousands for the adventure of a lifetime on safari, with the chance to catch a glimpse of the Big 5.
Here at Voluntours Adventures, we think there is so much to see and do in this incredible country that we have created a list of 10 places that you absolutely have to visit whilst travelling around Kenya…
Maasai Mara National Park
The ultimate safari experience with the chance to see the Super 7, that is; hyena and cheetah together with the famous Big 5 – lion, rhino, buffalo, elephant, leopard – you can be assured of three days of fun that you will never forget!
Hell’s Gate National Park
Fancy cycling through the land that inspired The Lion King? From cycling to hiking, swimming to sailing, the Hell’s Gate tour promises action-packed day for the adventure seekers.
Watamu Beach Tour
Escape from the city with a week of relaxation, sun and fun on Kenya’s beautiful coast. You’ll have the opportunity to take a snorkelling trip get inches away from beautiful wild dolphins. On your final day, a trip to Mombasa is on the cards before returning to Nairobi, chilled and fulfilled.
Lake Nakuru National Park
On the floor of the Great Rift Valley lies Lake Nakuru National Park, known as a bird watcher’s paradise. If you’re a fan of our two legged friends, you will want to pay this picturesque place a visit and be surrounded by a wide range of ecological habitats and stunning wildlife.
Fort Jesus Museum
History fans rejoice – as we have the perfect place for you. Fort Jesus Museum was built in Mombase in 1591 and this popular cultural attraction provides the perfect introduction to the history of the Kenya’s second largest city and the wars that took place there.
Animal City Tour
As the ultimate animal excursion, this city tour will take you on a trip to visit baby elephant’s rolling around in the mud, have the chance to hold a baby crocodile, feed the monkeys and even kiss a giraffe on the lips! Book onto an Animal City tour now and immerse yourself in all things wildlife.
Mt. Long’oont hike
If you’re up for a challenge and love to hike, Mt Long’onot is the adventure for you – make it to the top and you’ll be rewarded with stunning views of the Great Rift Valley and Hell’s Gate.
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
The perfect day out for animal lovers everywhere – a trip to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, a Kenyan wildlife conservation charity which acts as a haven for elephant orphans, rhinos and a whole host of other animals.
Trip to Diani beach
Fancy chilling out on the beach? There’s only one place to go, and that’s to the sparkling white sands of Diani Beach. Relax under an umbrella with an ice cold drink, paddle in the crystal clear waters and take a walk along the shoreline – you’re in for a real treat, that’s for sure.
Visit Giraffe Centre – (African Fund for Endangered Wildlife Ltd)
Fancy puckering up to a giraffe? Take a visit to the giraffe centre where you can get up close and personal with those gentle giants.
How many of these have you ticked off your list so far? Let us know by tweeting @VoluntoursKenya! If you’re interested in visiting any of these places, contact us here.