- Maasai Mara
– Famous for its exceptional population of game and the annual wildebeest migration in July and August, the park is characterized by this immense exodus that is known as The Great Migration (1.5 Million wildebeests) earning it worldly recognition as nature’s Seventh Wonder of The World.
- NairobiNational Park
– Nairobi National Park is unique by being the only protected area in the world with a variety of animals and birds close to a capital city, making it a principal attraction for visitors to Nairobi. The park has a diversity of environments with characteristic fauna and flora. It is one of the few places where you can see the endangered black rhino in its natural habitat.
Aberdare National Park
– It is known for its Majestic Peaks, Moorlands and falls. Major Attractions in Aberdares include: Lesatima peak, Kinangop peak, waterfalls, walks in the moorlands, Twin hills, Elephant hills and Table mountains, Elephants, Second largest population of black rhinos in Salient and Northern Aberdares, Queen Elizabeth learned of her accession to the throne at Tree-tops, The Kimathi Hideout, Night viewing of wildlife at the Ark & Treetop
Large concentrations of wildlife occur here in the dry season, making Amboseli a popular tourist destination. It is surrounded by 6 communally owned group ranches.
Watamu Marine National Park
It is part of a complex of marine and tidal habitats on Kenya’s North coast stretching from Malindi town to beyond the entrance to Mida creek. Habitats include intertidal rock, sand and mud; fringing reefs and coral gardens; beds of sea grass; coral cliffs, platforms and islets; sandy beaches and Mida Creek mangrove forest.
Arabuko Sokoke National Park
The reserve lies a few kilometers inland, between the towns of Kilifi and Malindi, 110 km north of Mombasa. It is the largest existing fragment of the tropical forests that covered much of the East African coast and is an important habitat for endemic/endangered birds, insects and mammal species.
– The hills are relatively undisturbed and shelter indigenous vegetation and wildlife.
Hell’s Gate National Park
– It is characterized by diverse topography and geological scenery. It is an important home of the lammergeyer Game viewing, Raptor nesting in cliffs, Spectacular gorge walk, hot springs, scenic landscape, the Geothermal Station, Maasai culture.
Kakamega Forest N. Reserve
Kakamega Forest National Reserve –
Ideal for butterfly and birdwatchers. Established to protect the only mid altitude tropical rainforest in Kenya, it offers unique species found nowhere else in the country. The park supports large number of bird, trees, butterflies and primate species.
- Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru National Park
Famously known as the ‘Bird Watchers’ Paradise’ the park’s other attractions are white rhinos, great View-points from the Lion hill, Baboon cliff and Out of Africa
Marsabit National Reserve
– Consists of a forested mountain that rises like an oasis in the middle of the desert wilderness and has three spectacular crater lakes that provide habitat for a variety of birdlife. Offers Scenic landscape and wilderness, Elephants the Greater Kudu and Diverse local cultures
Meru National Park
Former home of Joy and George Adamson and Elsa the lioness, it provides great Views of Mt Kenya, Rivers and riverine habitats, Tana River and Adamson’s Falls.
Mount Elgon National Park
– Mt. Elgon is Kenya’s second highest mountain and provides tourists with Untamed Wilderness and Secluded Splendor, endowed with variety and breathtaking scenery of cliffs, explorable caves, waterfalls, gorges, mesas, calderas, hot springs, and the mountain peaks.
Mount Kenya National Park –
It has Pristine wilderness, lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty, geological variety, forest, mineral springs, rare and endangered species of animals, High altitude adapted plains game, Unique mountain and alpine vegetation with 11 species of endemic plants.
Known mainly for the “The Man-eaters of Tsavo”, it has
large herds of elephants and other wildlife, the Yatta plateau-one of the world’s longest lava flows.
It contains a diversity of habitats, wildlife and a scenic landscape and is considered a massive wildlife and environmental-enthusiast’s hot spot. The most famous of Tsavo West’s sites is Mzima Springs, where rainfall collected in the volcanic rocks gushes into a pool with large groups of crocodiles and hippos.
National Reserve –
The starkly beautiful landscape is dominated by Shaba hill to the south, at the foot of which is a rugged area with steep ravines. Here animals flock during the dry season, providing a close encounters with the reticulated giraffe, Somalia ostrich and Gravy’s zebra.
Shimba Hills National Reserve –
Set in a Coastal rainforest, Shimba Hills
Scenic landscape comprising of hills and valleys extending beyond the reserve boundaries. Attractions include the Sheldricks Falls, the Sable antelope and it is brilliant for bird-shooting outside the Reserve
marine national park & reserve –
The Beach and Coral gardens are the main Attractions
With the Insects/arthropods forming a part of the marine life like the Crabs, Corals, Shells, Sea urchins, Sea cucumbers, Sea Stars, Jelly fish. The common vegetation is Mangroves, Sea grasses, Sea weeds.
Kiunga Marine National Reserve
– Kiunga Marine National Reserve incorporates a chain of about 50 calcareous offshore islands and coral reefs in the Lamu Archipelago. These hanging lands are bordered by meticulous seabed deeply undercut on the landward side. Activities like Wind surfing, Snorkeling, Water skiing, Sunbathing, Diving are the main interest in this reserve.
& Mpunguti Reserve –
The complex covers a marine area with four small islands surrounded by coral-reef. The surrounding waters have well developed coral gardens and a large variety of fish. It’s great for activities like Snorkeling, Diving, and Bird watching.