Safari Tours in Kenya
One of the world’s most respected safari destinations in Africa is Kenya, it is located on the Eastern shores of Africa and is the home to the Masai Mara national park that is synonymous with abundant wildlife and the great wildebeest migration.
The country brims of adventure, thrill, and romance. It is commonly stated that you have not been on a classic safari unless you have taken a Kenyan safari. The country boasts of beautiful sceneries that are unexplored and is also filled with the most sought-after animals that bring you up close and personal with the laws of survival ensuring that you experience an ultimate Safari experience. The reasons that a make Kenya an exciting safari destination include:
The great wildebeests’ migration
Most people who usually visit the Masai Mara for the great migration usually say that this experience is ten times greater than any nature documentary that they have watched. It occurs from July to October every year and it is quite a sight for sore eyes. The anticipation, the trembling of the ground, the live action of the predator and the prey out on the wild is quite overwhelming and if you are a nature lover you will be fascinated by the laws of nature that are not only intriguing but also quite comical at times. As the zebras and wildebeests cross the river Mara as crocodiles lurk you will be able to observe how survival in the wild looks like and the onslaught of the surviving zebras and wildebeests continue to run on the other side of the river will fill your heart with joy.
The large numbers of National parks and National Reserves
Kenya is the host of a wide variety of national parks and National reserves that are home to a huge population of diverse flora and fauna. There is no better feeling than driving through beautiful landmarks as African the sun rises on any of these National Parks and Reserves.
The Amboseli National Park
Ranked as one of Africa’s largest elephant conservancies, the Amboseli national park is home to the beautiful bush elephants, graceful giraffes, hippos, zebras, warthogs, buffalos and the energetic antelopes to mention a few. The parks natural scenery is also very breathtaking since it is adjacent to the Mount Kilimanjaro Africa’s largest mountain.
The Masai Mara National Reserve
It is the home to a high population of the wild predators which include lions, cheetahs, leopards and the other powerful predators who hunt along the plains of the mara throughout the year.
The Laikipia National Reserve
It is the host of the famous big five as it has a very dense population of wild animals, they include; elephants, rhinos, lions, buffaloes, leopards, and lions.
The Samburu National Reserve
It is adjacent to the Laikipia national reserve and it is famous for some rare and indigenous wild animals commonly referred to as the ‘samburu special five’. They include the reticulated giraffes, Somali ostriches, beisa oryxes Grevy’s zebras and gerenuks.
Exquisite Birding Experiences at the Great Rift Valley Lakes
The great rift valley that covers a great proportion of Kenya’s landscape provides a vital ecosystem that supports a spectacular and diverse species of birds. A good example is the shores of the Lake Nakuru play host to millions of flamingos who flock the lake to devour a special species of algae that provide them with their brilliant pink plumage.
The fresh waters of lake Baringo also offer a diverse collection of bird species that hover above it in search of fish and other edible sea animals. The great rift valley is said to host over 373 species of birds, this is a significant number for avid bird watchers.
As a safari destination, Kenya offers a wide variety of beautiful adventures that are not only remarkable but also quite unforgettable. The accommodation in most of the resorts is quite affordable as compared to other countries in Africa. Moreover, the quality of the experience is ten times better and more memorable. The beautiful scenery, rich culture, and the diversity in terms of flora and fauna definitely this makes Kenya and outstanding safari destination.