10 Best Experiences for a First-Timer in Kenya

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Kenya is a popular tourist destination for domestic and foreign visitors, and it’s simple to see why when you consider its diverse animals, lakes, and mountains. Due to some attractions’ vastness and geographical dispersion, you might easily spend a lot of time there without seeing the best sights. As a result, we’ve put up a list of the top ten things to do in Kenya for first-timers.

Hot Air Balloon Safari in Masai Mara

Hot Air Balloon Safaris are a stylish but acceptable way to skip the classic Masai Mara game drives in favor of a more captivating experience. The Safaris begin at dawn, allowing you to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the early hours as the animals start their days.

Ride the New Nairobi-Mombassa Train

The famous line was renovated in 2017 with the completion of a US$2.3 billion overhaul of both the tracks and passenger trains, earning it the nickname “Lunatic Express” when it initially opened in 1901. Riding on this train is wonderful and will give you a glimpse of other attractions on the way.

The Great Migration in Masai Mara

During the Great Migration, millions of wildebeest, antelope, and zebra arrived from the Serengeti Plains, followed by predators. Game drives, jet or hot-air balloon excursions, and walking or horseback safaris are all options for seeing the show.

Enjoy an Outdoor Adventure at Lake Nakuru

The endangered white and black rhinos and other animals like leopards and lions call Lake Nakuru National Park home.  Lake Nakuru is also a shallow soda lake with many Flamingos and around 460 different bird species.

Enjoy Traditional and Popular Kenyan Foods

Kenyan traditional cuisines are mainly produced with local products, resulting in a menu unlike any other. There are numerous things to do in Kenya, including picking and enjoying some delicious native cuisine.

Wildlife Safari

Most visitors to Kenya come to see one or more of the country’s many safari parks. The goal is to see the Big Five, including the Lion, Rhino, Buffalo,  Leopard, and Elephant. Even though going on a safari can be costly, seeing African animals in their natural habitat is always a rewarding experience.

Go Hiking & Biking at Mount Kenya National Park

This park is not just popular with tourists but also with adventure seekers. Mountain biking, cave exploring, and hiking are all popular activities in the park. Mt. Kenya boasts diverse volcanic geology and unique flora and fauna, making it an equally fantastic mountain riding destination in Kenya.

Chill On the East African Coast

You and your family can relax on the East African Indian Ocean coast on your Kenya family safari and enjoy a beach vacation. Beautiful white sand beaches, swaying palm trees, and various beach sports activities await you and your family.

Ultimate High Ropes Experience at Diguna in Rongai

Ultimate high Rope is located in AIC Diguna, Ongata Rongai, ideal for thrill-seeking parties. A tightrope walking course challenge is available close to Masai Lodge. The ropes are several meters above ground level, and members wear safety belts. Walking on a tightrope or jumping onto suspended ropes with wooden planks requires guts and balance.

Get Away From It All in Karura Forest

Karura Forest, located near Nairobi’s CBD, is an excellent area to escape the city’s bustle. There’s much to do there, whether you want to relax or do something more active like hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding.

Go Ice Skating a Panari Sky Centre in Nairobi

In addition to a sophisticated hotel, cafes, and commercial places, Panari sky center in Nairobi also houses Kenya’s first ice skating rink. The rink is a terrific spot to spend a day with family or friends while also learning and practicing your skating skills.


Kenya is a world-renowned tourist destination with a diverse range of sights and sounds. The breathtaking scenery, incredible safari parks, towering mountains, beaches, history, gastronomy, and people are all reasons to visit. Contact Us to book your ticket and enjoy a tour in Kenya

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