Famous for its classic safaris, Kenya is a country of dramatic extremes and classic contrasts.
Some of the things you cannot take away from Kenya are the open plains, the metropolis of Nairobi, colourful tribal cultures and fresh water lakes. For many people, Kenya is east Africa’s choice tourist destinations.
The wild life safaris has been the main point of attractions for decades while local activities include climbing mount Kenya, lazing at Maasai Mara, and just enjoying the scenery and drinking into the dynamic culture of this people are all attractions that will make your stay in Kenya a memorable one.
For classic jungle in Kenya, here are our choice pick destinations to get the most of jungle safari.
7. Nairobi National Park
Despite its proximity to the city and relative small size of the park, Nairobi Park boast variant wildlife and population.
About 8likometere from the central business district of Kenya is Nairo National Park. At this park, you will have a chance to see over 400 species of wildlife, Baboons, very big buffalos, Rhinos, just to mention a few. You will have a chance to see wild life in their most natural habitat.
6. Masai Mara National Reserve
This is about the most visited reserve by tourists in Kenya. If you find yourself in Masai Mara, be sure to view game in their natural habitats especially the big five "big five" animals - rhinos, elephants, lions, leopards and buffalo. Don’t stop at that if you are really adventurous at heart. Go ahead to catch a sky-high view of wildlife from the air hot air balloon rides and safaris and then take some steps back in time and head to Maasai village and relate with the Maasai people only then can you say that you went and saw.
Characterized by green lush of vegetation, giant groundsels, varied mountain peaks and crowned with snow, you will have the opportunities to see Zebra, Elephants, Gazelles, Lions, Rhinos, Buffalo, Columbus Monkeys and cap it with a view of Lake Rutundu.
Mount Kenya is the highest Mount Kenya in Kenya and the second highest in Africa after Kilimanjaro.
For Hikers, Mountain climbing, trad climbing, ice climbing enthusiast, Mount Kenya is just the perfect challenge.
4.Sanburu National Park
Sanburu National Park is a very serene park located in north Kenya. All three big cats, Lion, Cheetah and Leopard can be found in this reserve as well as elephants, hippos and more. Even the rivers contains large crocodile.
Make sure to lodge at Sasaab Lodge when you visit Sanburu.
Don’t fret At this lodge, don’t fret if you see Giraffe poke its head through your window. Just throw in one or two piece of meal into its mouth. It is part of the adventure.
3: Tsavo East/West National Park
It is the largest national park in Kenya and one of the largest in the world. It is the perfect destination for people who loves solitude, privacy as well as a chance to explore nature.
2: Amboseli National Park
It is a relatively small park located close to the Tanzanian boarder at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. One renowned thing about this park is an opportunity to visit the Masai people and offers a spectacular sight of Mount Kilimanjaro.
1: Chyulu Hills National Park
One of the treasures of Chyulu Hill National Park is that the longest lava tubes, a form of volcanic caves found in the world is resident there.
Other than viewing wildlife, you will have a chance to find 13 lava tubes that came from the formation of the lava eruption estimated to be over 400 years old.
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