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Kenya 101: Top Ecotourism Attractions

Its classic savanna safari made Kenya a very famous place in the world. In this beautiful country you will witness dramatic extremes and classic contrasts. It is wonderful to know that deserts and alpine snows are found both in Kenya. It has lots of forests and open plains. The flourishing metropolis of Nairobi and the very colorful tribal cultures are its pride. You will find in this country a huge area of coral reefs and many freshwater lakes. By most people in Kenya, it is considered as the microcosm of East Africa recently. For decades, Kenya‘s wild safaris have been the top tourist attractions.

Here are the few best ecotourism attractions in Kenya today.

Nairobi National Park. This site is just 10 minutes away from the center of Nairobi. As a matter of fact only a fence is separating the park’s wildlife from the metropolis. If you are in the park you can see the skyscrapers of Nairobi. The proximity of the park from the city and the relative size of it has boasts the park a huge and various wildlife. Including wildebeests and zebras are the different migrating animals gathering during dry season in the park you can witness. This place is famous since it is considered as the most successful rhinoceros sanctuary.

Malindi. The best coastal tourist attraction in Kenya is this place. The extensive coral reefs and beautiful beaches are found in this area. You can find here different things to do like snorkeling, surfing, deep-sea fish observation activities, and some other water sports. The Malindi Marine National Park is a nearby park protected from the urban crowd. It has fine beaches with clear water and a huge variety of colorful fishes. Close to Mombasa and Lamu are two of the favorite destinations of locals.

Mount Kenya. It is the second highest mountain in the African continent, after Kilimanjaro but it is the highest mountain in Kenya. There are many beautiful sights this mountain can offer for you. Crowned with snow are the many series of peaks throughout the year. The slopes are covered with green forest. Several lower peaks are easy destinations for any fit trekker.

Samburu National Reserve. This is a very peaceful place which is a national park in the northern part of Kenya. It attracts huge wildlife mainly because of the presence of the Uaso Nyiro River. You will find forests and grasslands in this place. You can all the big animals here including the three big cats that are lion, cheetah, and leopard can be found here.

Hell’s Gate National Park. This was once a tributary of a prehistoric lake where early humans lived in the Rift Valley.

Today, Kenya is inviting you to visit all of its ecotourism attractions.

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