One of the largest and the most populous countries in Africa, Kenya is a wonderful travel destination. If you are the adventurous type, you can find a ton of things to do in Kenya as tourism is a thriving industry in the country; following agriculture, tourism is the second-largest source of foreign exchange revenue in Kenya.
Because it is home to several diverse tribes and ethnic groups, the culture in Kenya is a magical mixture of various cultures and traditions. This gives the country a marvelous charm.
When to travel to Kenia
The climate in Kenya is tropical along the coasts and somewhat arid in the north and northeast parts of the country. However, it is summer year long in the country. The hottest months are February and March and the coldest are July and August. The country receives a lot of tropical rains, these are what makes its forests this lush and beautiful, but the weather remains warm despite the rain. The best time to visit Kenya is from June to September, the weather is just brilliant and the greenery in the country is at its most brilliant.
Who enjoys traveling to Kenia
All kinds of travelers would enjoy visiting a unique destination like Kenya, but adventure travelers will find their heaven there. With 60 national parks and game reserves, safaris are some of the best things to do in Kenya.
Where to go in Kenya
The capital of Kenya and the largest city in the country, Nairobi is a cosmopolitan city that rises amidst the green plains of Kenya. It is the business center and the cultural hub of the country. One of the most important things to do there is checking e Nairobi National Museum.
Moreover, the city is the only capital in the world to feature a national park within its boundaries.
Nairobi National Park is the only game reserve to border a large city. Offering a unique walk among the animals, The Nairobi Safari Walk allows you to encounter lions, giraffes, and black rhinos and more than 400 species of birds. It is definitely one of the greatest things to do in Kenya.
Another city you absolutely have to check in Kenya is Mombasa. The beautiful island overlooks a wide harbor, it is connected to the mainland by bridges and ferries. Mombasa features many tourist attractions, but the most unique among them may be the old town itself.
Things to do in Kenya
If you are a fan of water sports you will find a variety of things to do in Kenya. Home to wild rivers, lakes and and extensive costs along the Indian Ocean, almost all types of water sports are available in Kenya, from rafting to diving to surfing, you will have a blast.
Kenya is also home to 6 unique world heritage sites listed by UNESCO; Lamu Old Town, Fort Jesus, Kenya’s Lake Systems, Lake Turkana National Parks, Mount Kenya National Park and Mijikenda Kaya Forests. If you are looking for things to do in Kenya, you should check one of them, or all of them.