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Tourism in Kenya

Tourism in Kenya

Tourist places in Kenya

 

General information about Kenya

The Republic of Kenya is located in the eastern part of the African continent, where we find that it passes through the equator circle, and its borders are linked with many African countries, so we find that the Indian Ocean is the one that borders it on the eastern side, and the Republic of Uganda is the one that borders it on the western side, and the Republic of Tanzania is the one that It is bordered on the southern side, the Republic of Ethiopia and also the Republic of the Sudan are the two that border Kenya on the northern side, as for the northeastern side, we find the State of Somalia.

 

 

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is located in the Loitoktok region, Rift Valley province of Kenya. The park has an area of ​​39,206 hectares (392 km2; 151 m²) in the heart of the 8,000 square km (3,100 sq ft) ecosystem that spreads across the Kenyan border. Tanzanian.

The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to elephants and stand among other wildlife species. Another opportunity the park offers is to meet the Maasai people, and it also offers stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest free-standing mountain in the world.

In Amboseli, there are great skies and contrasting vistas with marshy springs and dry, dusty soil with which hundreds of animals are trampled.

 

Amboseli has an endless groundwater supply filtered through thousands of feet of volcanic rock coming from the Kilimanjaro ice sheet, which drains into the clear spring water at the heart of the park.

Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large sanctuary known for the breeding of the endangered black rhino and home to giraffes, zebras, and lions. And next to it is an elephant shelter that is of great interest. Nairobi is often used as a starting point for safaris elsewhere in Kenya.
The city center is the convention center, close to attractions such as the Nairobi National Museum, dedicated to Kenyan art, artifacts, wildlife and early humans. With huts representing the major ethnic groups in Kenya, and a look at traditional tribal life. Tribal arts and crafts are sold in the mobile Masai market.

Maasai Mara

The Maasai Mara is one of the most popular reserves in all of Africa, and is world famous for its exceptional wildlife. Although it comprises only 0.01% of the total area of ​​Africa, more than 40% of Africa’s largest mammals can be found here. Across the vast plains, lions, leopards, tigers, elephants and an endless array of other species can be seen in their natural habitats.

The Masa Mara ecosystem contains about 25% of the wildlife remaining in Kenya. It is estimated that about 70% of Kenya’s wildlife lives outside of national parks and reserves.