7 awesome places to travel alone in Kenya

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Soak up the majesty of Kenya on a solo trip to see spectacular landscapes and spot almost every animal.

Kenyans are incredibly welcoming and friendly, even more so outside of the big cities.

It’s touching how welcoming people are to visitors from all over the world.

There are also tons of places that welcome solo travelers.

Most relish their time anywhere around the country due to its safety.

These are 7 awesome places to travel alone in Kenya

Visit Lake Victoria

The world’s largest tropical, freshwater lake and the beginning of the river Nile. 

It has islands with magical white sandy beaches, swaying palms, and sizzling sunsets that are a paradise for birds and bird-watchers.

Enjoy boat rides in the vast water body and make stops on the island for fish-eating and interacting with the local fishermen.

Climb the Mountain Kenya

Trek up Mount Kenya to reach the highest point in the country and the second tallest mountain in Africa.

Test your prowess against Kenya’s supreme Mount Kenya standing at 5,199m.

With proper gear and a guide, it will be easier from its many trekking points.

Fit walkers who follow the climbing rules and allow their bodies to adapt to the different altitudes can easily conquer the third-highest peak, Point Lenana.

Visit The Maasai Mara

See the magnificent landscapes of the Maasai Mara which is home to the big five. 8 Things to Know Before You Visit the Maasai Mara

The vast forest and also a beautiful view of Mount Kilimanjaro in the neighboring country of Tanzania which is so tall and can be seen from Maasai mara. 

The main activities include game drives, hot air balloon safaris, and visits to Maasai villages for cultural entertainment.

Get up, up, and away over the Maasai Mara in a hot-air balloon.

Drifting over the vast, majestic plains and viewing the wildlife going about their daily business is breathtaking

Visit the Indian Ocean Beaches

Kenya is home to beautiful sandy beaches along the coast Experience Kenya Adventure

Enjoy the Nairobi to Mombasa SGR Express train that takes about four and a half hours instead of the leisurely overnight transit. 

Cutting through the Tsavo East and Tsavo West be sure to be treated to some mouth-watering views along the way. So ready your camera and binoculars.

Upon arrival to Mombasa city make sure to enjoy some of the African dishes and cuisine along the Kenyan coastline that has breathtaking sandy beaches and hotels.

Other important towns on the coastal strip include Diani in the south, Kilifi, Malindi, Watamu, and Lamu.

With palm trees and white sandy beaches, the shoreline is lined with beautiful coral reefs, making Kenya also a superb destination for watersports and diving enthusiasts. 

Trip Along the Rift Valley

Stretching from Lebanon to Mozambique. 

Africa’s great rift valley is a crack in the earth’s crust, and much of it is to be found in Kenya where it has cut the country in two.

The valley contains some of the world’s finest lakes, mountains, and plains.

The Great Rift valley is another prized Kenyan attraction, boasting beautiful lakes and escarpments, which provide plentiful wildlife.

Most notably huge flocks of flamingos are found in lake Naivasha.


Kenya is a very exciting country with so many activities to take on while you are around thus being alone isn’t a problem.

With so many diverse cultures are also very welcoming and nice people to interact with in case you need directions somewhere.

You’re welcome and can visit Kenya at any time of your convenience.

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