Top 5 destinations for your first solo trip to Kenya

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Kenya is an interesting country in the continent of Africa with a lot of things to admire in terms of adventure, travelling, tourism, and exploring its vast nature.

 For starters Top 5 destinations for your first solo trip to Kenya this is an article from one of the remnants of the widely diversified continent taking you through the best destinations spot for a visit by ensuring first you will have an enjoyable trip and safe stay in the country that is first developing into one of the major continent’s powerhouses.

 From different cultures to its overnight growing infrastructure, safe roads lead you to most of its best-preserved natural habitats and water bodies not forgetting its beautiful beaches. 

Nairobi City

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya. Named from a pastoralist community in Kenya, Maasai, who used to call it “Enkare Nyorobi” meaning a place of cool waters since Nairobi was originally a Plateau before its many transformations and the skyrocketing skyscrapers. 

Nairobi is a fully developed and among the largest town in Africa, and the only capital city with a National Park and forest in its midst. The forest is home to many tourist destinations like Giraffe Park, the Nairobi National park, Snake Park, and the Museum. The city itself will offer much for a visitor upon landing before exploring the other parts of the country.

The Maasai Mara

The Maasai Mara is home to the famous 6th wonder of the world and one of the most famous game reserves in the world for its Wilbeast Migration 8 Things to know Before you Visit the Maasai Mara.

 In Kenya, things get interesting for visitors to ease navigation. You can book game drives that will take you around the vast forest and be treated to a wide range of wildlife views from, gazelles, antelopes, lions, and many more. You will also enjoy the convenience of having accommodation, meals and many more.

The Rift Valley

The Rift valley escarpments were naturally formed from the earth’s depression when the tectonic plates drifted. Running from the Horn of Africa down towards the south and also cutting Kenya into two halves the Rift valley will intrigue you especially if you are a Geologist.

 The formation of the Rift Valley came along with many Lakes that formed in its midst. From Lake Turkana to Elementaita and Lake Nakuru just to mention a few. Most of these lakes are also surrounded by vast forests and wildlife spotting is one of its games drives.

The Amboseli

Located at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro the Amboseli is home to most of the Wildlife in the country. From Elephants, lions, and home to Africa’s big five animals. The Amboseli national park will treat you to a great site viewing of the icy Kilimanjaro escarpments and also have a ride on the hot air balloons for perfect siting of the natural reserve and the wildlife.

The Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is home to Kenya’s vast beaches. The large salty water covering East Africa boasts one of the best tourist destinations for its Sandy beaches and scattered along it the palm trees that offer delicious drinks and meals for the locals and those who wish to visit are also treated to the same.

 Mombasa, Malindi, and Lamu are the Kenyan cities on the port that are ready to accommodate tourists on their well-built and catering hotels that will offer a touch of their culture and relaxation from your day-to-day busy schedule with boat riding to deep diving and many other activities. 

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