KENYA PARKS AND ATTRACTIONS

ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK

About Aberdare National Park Aberdare National Park is located about 150km (93 miles) east of Nairobi and the experience in Aberdare National Park is unlike anywhere else in Kenya. Princess Elizabeth found out that she was Queen upon the death of her father at Treetops Lodge in Aberdare National Park. Since then this lodge has been […]

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AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

 AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK OVERVIEW Amboseli National Park was established in 1968 as a National reserve and was declared a national park in 1974. The name Amboseli means land of dust in the local Masai language. Amboseli National Park is located on the Southern part of Kenya immediately north-west of Mount Kilimanjaro, on the border with […]

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DIANI BEACH

DIANI BEACH OVERVIEW Diani beach is considered as the most popular beaches of the South Coast. It is quite easily the most relaxing spot that any tourist or any local would be happy to visit just to unwind or to take in the different sites that the coastline has to offer. How do you get […]

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HELL’S GATE NATIONAL PARK

About Hell’s Gate National Park Named for the intense geothermal activity within its boundaries, the Hell’s Gate National Park is a remarkable quarter of the Great Rift Valley. The park has spectacular sceneries. They include the towering cliffs, water-gouged gorges, stark rock towers and scrub clad volcanoes.  It is one of the most atmospheric Parks […]

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KAKAMEGA FOREST NATIONAL RESERVE

Kakamega forest National Reserve, fondly referred to as a bird watchers paradise once stretched across the central Africa. It is a mid altitude tropical rain forest. Its relationship to West Africa is unique and the forest contains many species found no where in Kenya. The terrain comprises of steep sided river valleys and gentle slopping […]

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KENYA UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

A world heritage site is an area or landmark which is legally protected by an international convention through United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This sites are designated by UNESCO as world heritage sites because of their importance in cultural, historical and scientific value. Kenya has seven sites designated as world heritage sites by […]

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KISITE MPUNGUTI MARINE NATIONAL PARK

KISITE MPUNGUTI MARINE NATIONAL PARK OVERVIEW      Situated on the southern coast of Kenya near Shimoni and south of Wasini Island in Kwale District, Kisite Mpunguti Marine National Park is the perfect destination for anyone who loves marine activities like snorkeling in and around the coral reefs, sunbathing  and scuba diving enthusiasts. The park […]

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KISUMU CITY

Kisumu City!!! Land of the intelligent and home to the lake filled with Fish. The one advice that you may be given if you show an interest in visiting the lakeside city, is to not leave before you’ve had a taste of tilapia drawn, quartered and fried right before you accompanied with a side of […]

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LAKE BOGORIA KENYA

Overview of Lake Bogoria Kenya Lake Bogoria is a saline, alkaline lake and lies just south of Lake Baringo. With it’s ideal conditions it is home to one of the world’s largest populations of lesser flamingoes. The bleak Siracho Escarpment, and moss-green waves roll down the rocky, barren shores of Lake Bogoria. Due to the […]

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LAKE NAIVASHA

Lake Naivasha is a fresh water lake with sandy banks and fringed with papyrus in Kenya. The lake is also surrounded by forests of the yellow barked Acacia Xanthophlea, also known as the yellow fever tree. These forests are abundant with bird life. The waters of the lake attracts a wide range of game to […]

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LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK OVERVIEW Lake Nakuru National Park is one the popular parks in Kenya. It is managed by Kenya Wildlife Service It gets its name from salty Lake Nakuru which is a shallow alkaline lake. Initially in the 1960’s, the park was a bird sanctuary before being upgraded to a National park in […]

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LAMU ISLAND KENYA

The small island of Lamu is located on the Indian Ocean. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lamu Island Kenya is also the oldest Swahili settlement with origins dating back to the 12th century. Walking along the  streets, you can see the island’s rich trading history reflected in the buildings. Architectural features from the […]

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MALINDI TOWN

Malindi is a coastal town along the Indian Ocean. Having hosted Vasco da Gama’s fleet in 1498, Malindi town has been welcoming strangers ever since. It’s a bustling town that doesn’t quite have the architecture of Lamu or the easy-going charm of Watamu, but it makes up for it with several worthwhile historical sights, its […]

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MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

MASAI MARA NATIONAL  RESERVE Masai Mara national Reserve was established in 1961 as an animal sanctuary. It was given a National reserve status in 1974.Masai Mara national reserve is located in the Narok County on the Southern part of Kenya. The park is named after the Masai tribe who are the inhabitants of the surrounding […]

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MERU NATIONAL PARK

All You need to Know About Meru National Park Meru National Park is indeed wild and beautiful. It Straddles the equator and bisected by 13 rivers and numerous mountain-fed streams. It has diverse scenery from woodlands on the slopes of Nyambeni Mountain Range, north east of Mt. Kenya, to wide open plains with meandering riverbanks […]

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MOMBASA

Mombasa raha! (it means fun). A popular phrase that is used by many individuals who visit Mombasa and witness the majesty that the destination is. Besides our popular wildlife destinations that draw in tourists on the regular, Mombasa is one of the most prominent destinations in Kenya to date. It is a place that is […]

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MOMBASA MARINE NATIONAL PARK AND RESERVE

Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve is situated on the Northern shores of Mombasa approximately 15 kilometers north of Mombasa Island off Nyali, Bamburi and Shanzu beaches. The park is an aquatic and scenic destination with great ocean ecosystem created by sea features which makes the park more tranquil. These features include the coral reefs. With […]

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MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK

Short Overview of Mount Kenya National Park The Mount Kenya National Park is located about 175 km (108 miles) from Nairobi. It covers around 700 square kilometres protecting the mountain between altitudes of 11,000 ft and 17,058 ft above sea level. The Mount Kenya National Park protects the unique ecosystem that is found on the […]

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NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK

NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK OVERVIEW Nairobi National park was established in 1946. It prides itself as being the only park in the world that is within a capital city. Backdrop of Nairobi’s skyscrapers is clearly visible from the park providing a perfect photo opportunity with wildlife. Its size is 117sq km which makes it one of […]

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NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF KENYA

About National Museums of Kenya Museums in Kenya are managed by National Museums of Kenya (NMK) which is also a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament. The  museums role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present culture and natural heritage. In addition, NMK also manages Regional Museums, Sites […]

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OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY

All you need to Know about Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a not-for-profit wildlife conservancy in Central Kenya, situated on the equator west of Nanyuki, between the foothills of the Aberdares and Mt Kenya. The Conservancy works to conserve wildlife and provide a sanctuary for great apes. Also to generate income through […]

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RUSINGA ISLAND

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to be stuck on island in the middle of Lake Victoria? You don’t have to wonder anymore. We have just what you have imagined this whole time. Rusinga Island is a wonderful space that exists within the eastern part of Lake Victoria. It has an elongated shape […]

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SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

Samburu National Reserve is situated at the southeastern corner of Samburu District in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It is bordered to the south by Ewaso Nyiro River, which separates it from the Buffalo Springs National Reserve. The reserve covers an area of 165 Km² and is located around 345Km from Nairobi. The Samburu […]

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TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK KENYA

TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK OVERVIEW Tsavo East National Park is named after Tsavo river which flows through the park. It has a size of 13474 sq km and it is one of the largest game park in Kenya. It was established in 1948. Its located on the South Eastern part of Kenya and the distance […]

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TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK

TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK Tsavo west National park is one of the largest National Parks in Kenya covering an area of 9065 sq km. Combined with Tsavo East National Park, they together form one of the largest game park in the world. This is truly a wilderness outpost. It is located South Eastern part of […]

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WATAMU BEACH IN KENYA

About Watamu Beach in Kenya Watamu  in Kenya is a beautiful and peaceful village on the Kenya Coast, nestled between pristine beaches and lush tropical forest. Watamu, the name translates into ‘sweet people’ is a home to the Bajuni people; who trace their descendants to the intermarriages between the local Giriama People and the Arab […]

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WATAMU NATIONAL MARINE PARK AND RESERVE

WATAMU NATIONAL MARINE PARK AND RESERVE    The Watamu National Marine Park and Reserve is an astounding piece of paradise that provides credence to the beauty and splendor that is the Kenyan Coastline—established in 1968 as one of Kenya’s first Marine Parks with its governing body being the Kenya Wildlife Service. The Marine Park covers […]

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