Places to Visit in Kenya

Sure Kenya is richly endowed with astounding natural beauty, bountiful wildlife that has fascinated many a traveller. There are over 56 national parks and game reserves as well as community and private conservation areas. With pleasant weather for safaris all year round, it means you can visit most of these destinations in Kenya anytime of the year. However there many factors that would inspires one to plan a trip at a particular time eg season, events and occurrences. This section is a promising beginning to what could be endless opportunities to discover & explore exciting places in Kenya.

Masai Mara Game reserve which hosts the dramatic wildebeest migration will no doubt remain chief tourist draw to Kenya while in the capital city Nairobi, adventure excursions abound from the Nairobi National Park which is home to wide variety of wildlife including endanger black rhinos, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the Giraffe center, to Karen Blixen Museum among others. Hit the beach on the shore of the Indian Ocean along the Kenyan coastline for an exotic tropical paradise vacation. Explore below all the places to visit in Kenya.

Top Places to Visit in Kenya

Shaba National Reserve

Shaba National Reserve Holidays

11. SHABA NATIONAL RESERVE: Scintillating Shaba - A True “Out of Africa” Experience! Although Shaba National Reserve is remote and rarely features on the mainstream tourist radar, this must-see northern-circuit gem is not totally unknown or undiscovered! In fact, when you take a closer look at the

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Aberdare National Park Holidays | Kenya Holiday Travel

Aberdare Holidays

Aberdare National Park was established to protect the Aberdare Mountains in Kenya’s Central Highlands.  It is the country’s most elevated national park and encompasses a rare combination of soaring peaks, a high altitude plateau with alpine moorland, and dense rainforest at

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Amboseli National Park | Holiday Safari Amboseli | Amboseli Holiday

Amboseli Holidays

Amboseli lies immediately north-west of Mount Kilimanjaro, on the border with Tanzania. The Park covers 392 square km, and forms part of the much larger 3,000 square km Amboseli ecosystem. Large concentrations of wildlife occur here in the dry season, making

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Buffalo Springs National Reserves

Buffalo Springs National Reserve Holidays

Samburu National Reserve Kenya,Shaba and Buffalo Springs National Reserves are often simply treated as one large wildlife reservein kenya. In fact, they are three separate and distinct reserves, each having its own gates and boundaries. All three reserves mainly depend on the life-giving

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Gede Ruins

Gede Ruins Holidays

Gede Ruins and Kipepeo Butterfly Farm. Kipepeo Butterfly Farm is a communal initiative aimed at enabling surrounding communities earn a living through the forest. The communities breed the unique butterflies of the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest then export them to live butterfly display museums all over the

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Hell’s Gate National Park

Hell’s Gate National Park Holidays

Hell’s Gate National Park covers an area of 68.25 square km and is situated in the environs of Lake Naivasha about 90 km from Nairobi. The park is 14 km after the turnoff from the old Nairobi-Naivasha highway. It is Kenya’s Smallest

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Kenya Coast Holidays

The Kenya Coast with its palm fringed pristine beaches and a myriad of holiday themed activities continually charm many a visitors to its shorelines with its warm turquoise Indian Ocean waters. The extensive Coral reef systems along the Kenya coastline have spectacular sea creatures and

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Laikipia Holidays, Travel Holiday Packages

Laikipia Holidays

Laikipia extends the Great Rift Valley to foot of Mt Kenya, with several game reserves & private owned wildlife ranches. Laikipia is safe haven for the highest populations of endangered species in Kenya. Holiday safaris to Laikipia are quite rewarding offering quality game viewing safaris,

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Lake Baringo | Holiday Safari |  Lake Baringo Holidays

Lake Baringo Holidays

Lake Baringo is the northernmost lake of the Great Rift Valley, just a short drive from the hot springs and flamingos of  Lake Bogoria. Lake Baringo is a peaceful, wetland oasis surrounded by mountains and rocky hills.  It is the best centre

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Lake Bogoria & Lake Baringo | Holiday Safari Bogoria |  Lake Baringo Holiday

Lake Bogoria Holidays

The Jewel of the Rift ValleyJW Gregory, the well-known and famous English geologist in 1892 said Lake Bogoria was "the most beautiful view in Africa" – and he’s not wrong!  At the foot of the Laikipia Escarpment lies Lake Bogoria, a

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Lake Elementaita | Lake Elementaita Safari Holidays

Lake Elementaita Holidays

Lake Elementaita on the floor of the Rift Valley is a bird watching paradise. Birding watching is the major holiday attractions as the lake is home to around 400 species of birds. Both lesser and great flamingos, stocks, cattle egret, herons, great white pelicans and

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Lake Magadi| Holiday Safari | Magadi Holiday Attraction

Lake Magadi Holidays

Lake Magadi is situated deep in the heart of Southern Kenya’s Maasai land. The sight of Soda Lake is unearthly covering 104 sq km and is completely surrounded by vast natural salt flats. Main holiday attraction at Lake Magadi is birding safari holidays. This is

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Lake Naivasha |Naivasha Holiday Attractions | Lake Naivasha Safari Holiday

Lake Naivasha Holidays

Lake Naivasha is the second largest fresh water lake in Kenya after Lake Victoria and is among the Great Rift Valley lakes. Naivasha is a great holiday destinations and is a popular weekend getaway spot. Lake Naivasha is home to an impress variety of bird

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Lamu Holidays | Lamu Island | Holidays in Lamu

Lamu Holidays

Go on a beach holiday in Lamu. Lamu is among the most charming islands in Africa. Lamu, together with Manda, Pate, Kiwayu, and Manda Toto form the Lamu Archipelago lying to the north along the Kenyan coastline. The extensive coastline is a tropical paradise with

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Lewa Conservancy

Lewa Conservancy Holidays

The Adventure of a Lifetime that also Makes a Difference It’s a spectacular view as you step off the plane and look across Lewa’s 65,000 acres of grassland, acacia woodland, natural springs and forested slopes that lead to snow-topped Mount

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Masai Mara Holiday Safari | Masai Mara Game Reserve | Mara Migration | Holiday Mara

Masai Mara Holidays

Known as the new seventh wonder of the World, Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya- Africa. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife tends

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Meru Holidays | Meru National Park | Holiday Safaris in Meru

Meru Holidays

Welcome to Magnificent Meru Meru National Park occupies a unique corner of Northern Kenya, far off the traditional Kenya safari circuit. In the 1960’s Meru National Park was one of Kenya’s most visited safaridestinations, as over 30,000 visitors arrived each year to see the home

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Mount Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon National Park Holidays

Mount Elgon National Park – Walking in the Footsteps of Giants Awesome is probably the first adjective that comes to mind when one considers how to describe Mount Elgon! This ancient extinct volcano is the largest free-standing volcano in the world, and has an enormous base

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Mount Longonot National Park

Mount Longonot National park Holidays

Meet Mighty Mount Longonot – The Mountain of Many Spurs Rising from the heart of the Mount Longonot National Park, which was established primarily to protect and safeguard this national asset, Mount Longonot forms a dominant feature of the Lake Naivasha landscape in the south western

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Mt Kenya Holiday Safari | Mt Kenya National Park |Holidays in Mt Kenya

Mt Kenya Holidays

Mount Kenya is an ancient extinct volcano, and is believed to have reached over 6,500mt during its active period, around 3.5 million years ago.  Today, at 5,100mt, Mount Kenya is the tallest mountain in Kenya and the second tallest in Africa after Mount

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Nairobi Holidays  | Holiday Attractions  Holiday in Nairobi | Nairobi National Parks

Nairobi National Park Holidays

Nairobi National Park is unique by being the only protected area in the world with a variety of animals and birds close to a capital city. It was established in 1946. All visitors to Nairobi must visit, for this park is 

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Lake Nakuru Holiday Safari Packages

Nakuru Holidays

Lake Nakuru was first gazetted as a bird sanctuary in 1960 and upgraded to National Park status in 1968. The Park has Kenya’s largest population of rhinos. The surface of the Lake Nakuru occupies about a third of the park. It supports

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Northern Kenya Holiday Destinations

Northern Kenya Holidays

As you focus to the Northern Kenya Holiday Destinations, Kenya is expansive, unexplored but rich in color. Every day, the sun seems to be smiling down on this part of Kenya. It brings forth light and heat that revitalizes the sights and sounds

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Saiwa Swamp National Park

Saiwa Swamp National Park Holidays

Saiwa Swamp National Park – Last Refuge of the Sitatunga Sitatunga Antelope are pretty special!  What makes them so different from other antelope is the fact that they are Africa’s only truly amphibious buck, equally at home in the water or

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Samburu Holiday | Samburu National Park | Holiday Safari Samburu

Samburu Holidays

Samburu National Reserve is one of the lesser-known national parks, but is nevertheless teeming with life. Situated alongside the Ewaso Nyiro River, there is plenty to attract wildlife from the surrounding savannah plains. Samburu National Reserve is located north of the river, covering

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Simba Hills National Park | Simba Hills Holiday Attractions | Holiday Safaris

Simba Hills Holidays

Shimba Hills National Reserve was established to protect two of Kenya’s most valuable national assets, namely the second-largest surviving tract of coastal rainforest, and the large population of Elephants that have called this land their home for many generations.  The forest contains

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Matthews Mountain Range | Holiday Safaris |  Matthews Range Safaris

The Matthews Range Holidays

The Matthews Range of mountains also known as Lenkiyio Hills are found in the arid plains of north Kenya stands in the middle of vast arid brown plains spanning hundreds of kilometres in every direction leaving the Matthews Range blissfully isolated. Isolation has helped wade

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Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park Holidays

“Theatre of the Wild”  The sight of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa. This, along with the 300 kilomtere long Yatta Plateau,

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Tsavo National Park | Tsavo Holiday | Holiday Safaris in Tsavo

Tsavo West National Parks Holidays

The Magic of Tsavo West Tsavo is divided in half by a main road, thus creating Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks. Tsavo West is 9,000 sqkm and Tsavo East is 13,000 sqkm. Together, they are one of the world’s largest national

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Lake Turkana | Turkana Safari Holiday | Holiday Attractions Lake Turkana

Western Turkana Holidays

Western Turkana is more accessible, via the road North from Kitale to Lodwar and onward to Ferguson’s Gulf and the village of Kalokol. There is a basic lodge here- originally a fishing lodge for those looking to catch prized Nile Perch. About

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