Top Attractions in Kenya
Collected by Harriet Constable , AFAR Local Expert
If a child constructed a world of wonders, it may look like Kenya: lions, elephants, sleeping in big beds under starry skies, white-sand beaches, sailing in hot-air balloons, and friendly people everywhere. Come experience the world of wonders.
In what is considered one of the earth's greatest spectacles, over a million wildebeest make their way from Tanzania’s Serengeti to Kenya in search of lusher grasslands. The great migration is a very good reason to visit the...
KWS Central Workshop Gate, off, Nairobi, Kenya
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust rescues orphaned baby elephants from the wild, nurturing and raising them through the grief of losing their families, and then eases them back into their natural habitat when they are old and strong...
Gogo Falls Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Located just outside of Nairobi is one of the most unique accommodations...Giraffe Manor. A traditional English Manor settled on the grounds of conservation and breeding ground for wild Rothschild Giraffes combine together to give the guest an...
Masai Ln, Nairobi, Kenya
Roughly a 45-minute drive from central Nairobi, the Kitengela Hot Glass Studio is a wonderfully eccentric spot located over the river from the southern side of Nairobi National Park. Here, recycled glass is melted down and hand blown into...
Mount Kenya, Kenya
I recently took a 4-day hike up Mount Kenya, the 2nd largest mountain in Africa. It was a wonderful experience, but not for the faint-hearted and you have to be fit. We hiked over 50 kilometers at altitudes ranging from 3,000 to 5,000 meters above...
58581, Mara Safari Club, Aitong, Kenya
The hot-air-balloon captains of the Masai Mara see themselves more as sailors than pilots. Despite the fact that they are flying, they guide the balloon through the air, adjusting the pulleys and controlling blasts of hot air like...
After completing our missions work, my friends and I spent a few hours riding through the Kenya Wildlife Service's Lake Nakuru National Park. This male zebra and his harem were just feet from us--I hardly needed my telephoto lens. We also saw...
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