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Safari to Kenya - The Amazing Travel Attractions Found in Kenya

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by Jamie Hanson

The 580,367km2, Kenya is one of the most incredible tourism spots in Africa. When tourism is at peak, over 1.8 million foreign tourists visit yearly. These tourists are the country's greatest earner of foreign exchange. Though, Kenya has numerous tourists' attractions to offer, but there are a few hot destinations which are worth visiting and unique from all others.

Hosting to one of the seventh wonder of the world, the 1530km2 Maasai Mara National reserve from July and even November hosts the world prominent wildebeest's migration spectacle. As this place is quite noisy, where you will get amazed to see the Mara River infested with large number of crocodiles, visitors from across the world pitch their camps nearby the crossing limit in hope for days get a view of these crocodiles.

The Maasai Mara has got all the "Big Five" animals that is, the elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion and even the rhino. They are best viewed at the Mara River and Esoit Oloololo escarpment. Tour operators also provide hot air balloon tours for tourists to enjoy the natural patches of the grassy open plains, from birds eye view.

Lake Bogoria in Rift Valley is renowned for its hot springs and geysers that spew out magnificent fountains of waters at 37 degrees temperature. The saline spring waters are assumed to be restorative for the skin. The lake doesn't have high tourism traffic making it a perfect getaway picnic area. Hippos and even gazelles constitute part of the wild there and 135 bird species that comprise millions of migratory lower flamingos that prey on the algae of the 10m deep lake.

Nearby the Indian Ocean waters, Mombasa is regarded for its soft sandy seashores, aqua green waters and even good sunshine. Its consistently warm weather all year means, it can be visited at any time. For explorers, Mombasa is home to Lamu, the historic town, the Gedi ruins and even Fort Jesus. These places show Mombasa's unique medieval track record.

Along with distinctive and attractive fishes, the undersea Indian Ocean reef feels like a paradise. Dhow vacations are presented to guests wishing to experience the feeling of historic maritime ocean journeys.

the Nairobi National Park, which has an area of 117 km and 2 m is just 7 km from the City Centre, and this park is popular for bordering the city. Among the "Big Five" wildlife, its mainly the elephant that is not found in this Savannah environment. It's the ideal destination for visitors on stop over. It is where the David Sheldrick trust sanctuary which nurtures little orphaned rhinos and even elephants. You will be amazed to see 400 distinct bird species and 80 species of mammals here. The park is good for family tours, bush dinners, picnics, team building routines and even wedding ceremonies.

The Nairobi National Museum is laden with eclectic ancient artifacts that visually depict Kenya's history. It is home to the botanical gardens where special plant species are grown. This may include those with medical properties and even ornamental plants and even herbs that are harvested. But its main draw is the Nairobi Snake park home to poisonous vipers like cobras and mambas, and merciless constrictors like African Rock python indigenous to Kenya. Coral fishes American alligators and even crocodiles are sheltered in the museum's fish tanks.

Mara Gates is a travel company based in Kenya offering bookings for Safaris in Kenya and other top destinations in Africa. Visit the world famous Masai Mara National Reserve with Mara Gates and enjoy hassle free bookings.


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