Why is Kenya home of Safaris in Africa?

Why is Kenya home of Safaris in Africa?  It is home to some of the most endangered species on Earth, it has more than fifty of the most beautiful national parks in the world, and promises a safari experience that is both aesthetically stunning and spiritually stirring. Thus, if Kenya isn’t already among your ideal travel destinations it ought to be because of the following reasons.

The Maasai Mara National Reserve

Kenya is home to the great safaris thanks to the exceptional quality of its game watching, the Masai Mara, home to the ‘largest wildlife spectacle on earth’—the yearly migration of 1.5 million wildebeest and their escort of zebra, antelope, and predators—remains Kenya’s most well-known reserve. On Kenya safari tour you will never miss either of this,  a large numbers of elephant, lion, giraffe, hippo, and plains game can be seen here in a single morning, along with an amazing array of sightings such as a lone cheetah perched on a termite mound, a leopard perched on a tree, or a family of warthogs making their way across the savannah. Since walking is prohibited, consider visiting one of the numerous private conservancies that encircle the reserve if you’d like to walk across the Greater Mara.

Visit Karen Blixen Museum

The Danish author Karen Blixen, whose book Out of Africa was adapted into an award-winning movie and made a generation of people want to visit Kenya, may have had the biggest single impact on the nation’s tourism industry. Both start with the words “had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills,” which you can visit at the house in Nairobi’s Karen neighbourhood, which has been converted into a museum. Other things to try out while in Karen include; why not cuddle a baby elephant at The David Sheldon Wildlife Trust’s Elephant Orphanage or stroke a giraffe at the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife Giraffe Centre while you’re in Karen?

Try Air safari tour in kenya

Explore Kenya’s breathtaking landscape from a bird’s-eye perspective of a Kenya tour safari by taking to the air. Take a helicopter safari over Laikipia, the Chalbi Desert, or the Matthews Range, or take a business jet around the snow-capped summits of Mount Kenya and gaze down on a lion kill from the basket of your hot-air balloon. Additionally, hang-gliding, paragliding, micro light flying, and kitesurfing are available for those looking to spice up their flight experience. Kenya is among the most affordable and enjoyable safari destinations to enjoy as a pilot. Enrol in a class at Kenya School of Flying.

Go Biking in Hell’s Gate National Park

In Kenya, Hell’s Gate is the only national park where mountain bikes are available for rent and for riding. While on a biking safari in Hell’s Gate you will see a volcanic scene of tortured basalt cliffs, rock towers, seductive boiling vents, and billowing plumes of steam. It is located at the floor of the great Rift Valley. Other safari tour destinations to tour within Hells Gate National Park  is Elsamere Conservation Sanctuary, the old residence of Joy Adamson of Born Free fame, which is now an animal shelter offering educational tours and handcrafted teas. You can also stroll around the park, the largest geothermal area in the world.

Tour the smallest National Park in Kenya

Saiwa Swamp National Park is Kenya’s smallest national park covering three square kilometres, on a visit here different from other national parks in kenya ,it is free from the typical pop-up-top safari vehicles. There are actually no safari vehicles there at all; instead, there are sun-dappled forests paths that meander through a vibrantly green area teeming with birds, butterflies, dragonflies, and monkeys. Additionally, it is one of the few known habitats for the semi-aquatic Sitatunga antelope, which uses its uniquely spread feet to dance across the water. Staying overnight in a tree house in the park is the best way to catch the Sitatungas off guard, as morning is the best time to watch them.

Go Golf at Lake Naivasha

Kenya boasts forty golf courses situated in breathtaking settings. The following regulation isn’t found in many places: 1A ball may be thrown at a safe distance, but not closer to the hole, without incurring a penalty if it lands near a crocodile or hippos. It undoubtedly heightens the sensation of excitement on the green. • Play golf on a volcano’s slopes while lodging at Heritage Hotels’ Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort while on a safari around Lake Naivasha.

Go for Sundowners

The sundowner is a evening safari  activity which throwback to the era of big-game hunting in the Edwardians, it is an essential component of every contemporary safari. Sundowners safaris start  at around 4 p.m at this  time of the day sun is a bit friendly as it begins to sets lower in the sky, and the nocturnal animals start to come out. Make sure you reach the picturesque location of your choice before 6 p.m. so you may arrange your chairs and relax with a cocktail while taking in the performance. Tsavo West National Park (above) offers the best locations for sundowners. Here, you can climb Poachers’ Lookout or have a drink at Roaring Rocks with raptors.

Birdwatching safaris in kenya

Kenya boasts the second-longest bird list in Africa with over 1070 species, but what really sets it apart for both novice and expert birdwatchers is how vibrant and simple it is to spot. Lake Baringo is at the top of the list, closely followed by the Kakamega Forest National Reserve, the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, and the well-known Masai Mara. Consult the Focus East Africa Safaris for recommendations on places to go and guidelines to follow.

Why is Kenya home of Safaris in Africa?
Birding Safaris

Run in the wild

Some of the most well-known athletes in the world are descended from Kenya. It serves as the location for the renowned Lewa Marathon, which is held in June within the Lewa animals Conservancy. The race allows participants to run through the unspoiled wilderness of Laikipia, a magnificent privately owned region rich in animals and framed by the breathtaking Mount Kenya. The High Altitude Training Centre, located in the town of Iten, some 300 km north of Nairobi, is where all the big names train if you want to jog with the greatest Kenyans.

Conquer Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya is a spectacular extinct volcano covered in a unique combinations of rock, ice, forests, and moorland. The twin peaks of Batian (5199m) and Nelion (5188m) shine above the mountain. • The 3-day walk to Point Lenana (4985m) is doable for almost anyone in good health; allow five days for the return trip.

Meet the Maasai people

Kenya has a lot to offer, but its people’s real kindness remains the most memorable. The Maasai, famed for their traditional clothing and centuries-old way of life, are the most well-known ethnic group in the region. When you are at Serena Hotels, take a Maasai-guided walk, plan your own traditional wedding, or visit a manyatta (or “settlement”).

The Kenyan coast

Take a look in Crescents of silver sand, warm waters all year round, waving coconut palms, and an elite line up of water activities, such as dhow sailing and snorkelling in coral gardens, are all features of the Indian Ocean shoreline. Game fishing, dolphin diving, whale shark observation, and turtle nest preservation. Should the thought of going game fishing captivate you, reserve a couple nights at Hemingways Watamu.

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